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Urban Survivalist

Off-Ramp spent a few hours with urban survivalist Christopher Nyerges learning how to eat lizards and foxtails.
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Mapping Eden

In coming weeks, Off-Ramp will introduce you to the artists featured in Eden's Edge, a new exhibit at the Hammer Museum.
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At Eden's Edge

The Hammer Museum at UCLA has just opened a major exhibit of contemporary art called Eden's Edge. The show focuses on Southern California's established and emerging artists.
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Sound of Los Angeles

Listener Quinn Kiesow sent us an email last week saying, "About a month ago I took to the streets of Los Angeles with a microphone and began recording the sounds of my city." The result? A song he calls "Los Angeles."
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Hank Rosenfeld Can't Skate Backwards

But that won't keep Hank from watching the Mighty Ducks face-off against Red Wings in the fifth game of the Stanley Cup conference finals at his favorite barstool in Santa Monica.
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The Man Who Made Plants Sexy

The Huntington Library and Botanical Garden is celebrating the 300th birthday of Carl Linnaeus, the man who created the system for naming plants and animals.
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Compost It

The City of Los Angeles wants you to compost. To help, the Bureau of Sanitation is selling high-tech compost bins at near wholesale prices.

May the Force be With You

The Star Wars convention is taking place in Los Angeles this week. KPCC Board Operator Dale Hoppert tells us he has a small place in Star Wars history.

To Seed or Not to Seed

KPCC's Molly Peterson reports on the city's efforts to bring back the vegetation at Griffith Park after the fire.