Leftovers: A Post-Thanksgiving Spectacular! Off-Ramp for 11/28/2015

What goes on after Thanksgiving? Shopping, sure. And you can watch a game, or go ham on some leftover turkey. But ask any local: Los Angeles — world class city that it is — offers much, much more. This week, Off-Ramp focuses on the weekend after Thanksgiving.
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Coming Up: Off-Ramp lights up the menorah and the Triforium - Dec. 5, 2015

One of Philip K. Dick's editors - Marc Haefele - reviews Amazon's "The Man in the High Castle;" the Triforium in downtown LA gets new life; how to be a good gentile at a Hannukah celebration; listeners try out the LAPD's shooting simulator; and we ride the Los Angeles Master Chorale Carol Bus.

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Your show of shows! Off-Ramp for 10-17-2015

If you need a little push to give to KPCC during our fall member drive, here are some reminders - in the form of our best pieces - of why Off-Ramp is worth supporting.