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A modern stunt driver with roots in the silents - Off-Ramp for August 3, 2013

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Stuntman Jim Wilkey flipped the 18-wheeler in "The Dark Knight," and his grandfather-in-law was the most famous stuntman of all time.
"It may be a year, it may be 5 years, 10 years, before Los Angeles is the art capital of the world." -- Robert Williams, subject of the new documentary, "Mr Bitchin.'"
Michael Lin OCMA
Michael Lin was raised in Los Angeles and lives now in Shanghai. For the Triennial, he focused on Asia and how it was once represented in Western art.
Never Built Los Angeles
At the Museum of Architecture and Design's 'Never Built: Los Angeles' exhibit, you now can see some of Los Angeles' most ambitious dead ideas in urban planning.

Margaret Hills, 85, still teaching ballet

Ballet teacher Margaret Hills has been teaching in Southern California for more than 30 years.
Los Angeles Baby Coroner
Denise Bertone, 50, has been the chief – and only – infant and child death investigator at the county coroner’s office for the past eleven years.
The Big Sleep

Raymond Chandler at 125: Remembering a crime novel icon

It's been 54 years since the iconic hardboiled crime writer Raymond Chandler said the "Long Goodbye." But the author of that book and other noir classics, like "Farewell My Lovely" and "The Big Sleep," is still being celebrated.

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