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Russian Pronouncer

USC professor Marcus Levitt calls in a tip on how to pronounce Russian words.

Call Sheet

The Call Sheet gang talks about violence on TV and what the FCC might do about it.
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LA Phil Reaches Out

During its Casual Friday series, members of the LA Philharmonic trade in tuxedos and gowns for blue jeans and berets. It's meant to make newbies to the LA Phil feel comfortable. John checked it out.
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The Phil's Four Seasons

John talks to KPCC's Program Director and Classical Music aficionado Craig Curtis about the LA Phil's upcoming season.
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Blacksmith Rising

A group of local artists have opened "Adam's Forge," a studio where people can learn the art of blacksmithing. Queena spoke to Heather McLarty, the president of Adam's Forge. Adam's Forge will celebrate its grand opening on March 9, in conjunction with Pasadena's Art Night.
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The Golden Pig

Sunday marks the start of the Chinese New Year. It's the year of the Golden Pig. Cat Chao, KAZN AM 1300's afternoon talk show host, tells Queena why it's auspicious.
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The City of Mahagonny in Los Angeles

Off-Ramp architecture critic Sam Hall Kaplan compares the City of Angeles with the fictional City of Mahagonny, as depicted in the LA Opera's newest production.
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Bark Off

Off-Ramp commentator and Irish terrier Cara sounds off on the Westminster Kennel Club's "Best in Show."
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Transportation Trajectories

John visits a new exhibit that shows how the Inland Empire was not really designed for human habitation.
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The Mayor of Gladys Park

Meet the man who looks after a little park in LA's Skid Row. He says it's an oasis of sanity.