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Theatricum Botanicum

Every year, nearly 10,000 school kids visit Will Geer's Theatricum Botanicum. It's run by Geer's daughter Ellen Geer. John Rabe spent a day watching kids learning about stagecraft.

Passing the Torch

John Rabe talks with Ellen Geer about the Theatricum Botanicum and her father's legacy.
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Pomona's Cinema Paradiso

Pomona is in the slow and complex process of reinventing itself. One of the keys is renovating the 76-year-old Fox Theatre in downtown Pomona. KPCC's Steve Julian visited his childhood haunt.
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Billy Pew

People always ask Dr. Milton Love for advise on becoming a marine biologist. Love has four words for them: Don't ride the Billy Pew!


Letters about Off-Ramp's show on cars that run on veggie oil.

Music Featured on Off-Ramp

Slender Means' "I Could Be Cruel" Turtle Island String Quartet plays, John Coltrane's "A Love Supreme" from its new tribute album. The Quartet plays at the Jazz Bakery in Culver City this week
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Going BioDiesel

Guinea pig John Rabe bought a classic Mercedes Benz that's been converted to run on (bio-diesel) vegetable oil. In this show, John reports on his new ride.
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BioDiesel My Ride

Lovecraft co-founder Brian Friedman converts diesel engines to veggie oil engines.
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Trolling for Oil

John goes on the hunt for used veggie oil. First stop: a local restaurant.

Vegging Out

Morning Edition Host Steve Julian takes John's new Veggie-mobile for a spin.