Rosalie Atkinson Off-Ramp intern

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Rosalie Atkinson is an intern for KPCC’s Southern California news and culture program “Off-Ramp”. Before moving to Los Angeles to work at KPCC, Rosalie worked at KALW in San Francisco as an Associate Producer for the daily debate and culture program “Your Call”. Rosalie's stories have also been featured on KPFA/KPFK for “The Pacifica Evening News”. Rosalie graduated with honors from Whittier College with a B.A. in English Literature and Composition and also a minor in Political Science with an emphasis on Political Violence.

Stories by Rosalie Atkinson

Off-Ramp Recommends: Bach in the Subways

To celebrate the birthday of composer Johann Sebastian Bach, classical musicians are taking to the streets (really, UNDER them) to share their love of classical music.

Off-Ramp Recommends: an aeronautic pioneer at the Women at War lecture series

The lecture will focus on Iris's experience in the war effort, the importance of women in the armed forces, and how her experiences have informed her life.

Donna Fuller: What a voice, and what a life!

85-year old jazz contralto Donna Fuller performed in Playboy Jazz clubs, toured with Christine Jorgensen, was A-list adjacent, and made two really good albums you should listen to.

Off-Ramp Recommends: Celebrate the spirit of puppeteer Bob Baker

His colorful, handcrafted puppets captured the hearts of audiences from TV viewers, to naval families during Baker's base tours, and attendees of his hometown performances.

New Hollywood bar Girl at the White Horse says 'drink at home'

"What we wanted to do was make it as simplified as possible. You can call your spirit and we’ll probably have one mixer with it. Almost the way you’d come home from work and just pour something."

A last-minute guide to Valentine's dining

Don’t pay a fortune for a fixed-price meal on Valentine’s Day; we’ve got a long list of recommendations that might save your relationship and your bank account.

Top 5 breakfast cereals, according to Off-Ramp interns

Step aside, Sarah Koenig. After a station-wide breakfast, Off-Ramp interns Jesus Ambrosio and Rosalie Atkinson get semi-serious about cereal.

Song of the Week: Queer girl group MUNA's 'Crying On the Bathroom Floor'

MUNA uses the contrast of danceable music with introspective lyrics, noticeably influenced by other queer dance icons like Robyn and La Roux.

Silverlake thrift store supports free healthcare

A huge painting of Michael Jordan takes up a corner of the store. There are typewriters tucked into the tall bookcases, vintage shoes lining the windows, and every color you can imagine is on the rack and on the walls.

3 ways to remember Dr. King on Monday

Monday is MLK Day, and in honor of Dr. King's legacy, LA is hosting a lot of free, family friendly celebrations.

Song of the Week: This Charming Man stumbles into a Dirty Old Town

Something about the opening riff of The Smiths' "This Charming Man" makes you want to grab a handful of flowers and unbutton your dress shirt just a bit further than normal.

Off-Ramp Song of the Week: We (Heart) 'Barracuda'

Next week, you can see Heart tribute band Dog 'n' Butterfly take on Fleetwood Mac cover band Mirage in a 1970s pop rock fan's DREAM. (Get it? "These Dreams" and "Dreams?" Bam!)

Star Wars superfan will see 'Rogue One,' but still ponders Rey's backstory

Star Wars superfan Robert Colter says he's excited about the newest Star Wars movie, "Rogue One," but he's still thinking about "Episode VII: The Force Awakens."

Expert: Ghost Ship blaze could have happened here in Southern California

Bill Murphy, a former fire marshal and current instructor at the Rio Hondo Fire Academy, says it is easy to find warehouses like Ghost Ship in LA. And he says he hopes it'll lead to lasting policy changes.

Mario Batali shares his yummy turkey porchetta recipe for Thanksgiving

Mario Batali can think of absolutely nothing wrong with Thanksgiving. And yes, he has an amazing recipe to share with us.