Coming Up: Happy 8th Birthday, Off-Ramp - August 9, 2014

The best of 8 years of Off-Ramp, including "The Ashes of Oakridge," the giant scissors of LA County, Carey McWilliams, and riding a motorbike with Susan Carpenter!

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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.

Dragon Ball Z

Commentator Charles Solomon introduces us to Dragon Ball Z, a popular animation series among young boys.

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KPCC's newest reporter, Doualy Xaykaothao, gets her driver's license.

Hip Hop

As rap and hip-hop continue to dominate pop culture, the music store that gave birth to the art form on the West Coast struggles to survive. KPCC's Patricia Nazario reports on the world-famous hip-hop icon.

Call Sheet

The Call Sheet gang talks about advertising in the movie theater.
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Auntie Diluvium

This week, we bring you three takes on the brand new master plan for the LA River. Take One: KPCC's Ilsa Setziol gives us the low-down on the river plan. The upshot: Keep hope alive
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LA River - Take Two

Sam Hall Kaplan is lukewarm on the LA River Plan.