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The Making of a Queen

Writer Lewis MacAdams tells John Rabe about the selection process to become Rose Queen.

Rose Rustler

Roses can tell us about our history, so Rose Rustler Jerri Jennings goes to forgotten cemeteries, scales fences, or sometimes just knocks on doors in search of rare rose species. Produced by Queena Kim
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Edward Scissorhands

John Rabe talks with Matthew Bourne, creator of the dance theatre piece Edward Scissorhands, which has just a couple more performances at the Ahmanson Theatre.
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New Art

Queena Kim discovers new local artists to watch for in 2007, with the help of the Los Angeles Arts Association and Ann Philbin of the Hammer Museum.
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Sana Sana

Speaking of Resolutions, what about learning that second language? Spend five minutes with KPCC staffers as they teach you children's rhymes in Spanish, Polish, German, Armenian, and Korean.


Is it 1776 again? Kids tell us what their New Year's Revolutions are.

Call Sheet

The Call Sheet gang looks ahead to 2007.
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A Christmas Carol Redux

This week on Off-Ramp, we take a new look at A Christmas Carol. You'll hear the whole Dickens story (from an old Lionel Barrymore radio production), plus interviews with Dickens' great great grandson and a Dickens expert, and three new plays written in reaction to the original.
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Christmas Coral

Off-Ramp commentator Milton Love and his elves bring John the gift of Christmas Coral.
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A Christmas Parable

Queena Kim runs into Father Gregory Boyle of Homeboy Industries and asks him to share a Homie parable about the true meaning of Christmas.