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California's Gold cameraman opens up about working with Huell Howser

Published April 5, 2017 at 3:24 PM PDT
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Off-Ramp host John Rabe and cameraman Luis "Louie" Fuerte, at the Mohn Broadcast Center April 4, 2017.
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Off-Ramp host John Rabe and cameraman Luis "Louie" Fuerte, at the Mohn Broadcast Center April 4, 2017.

Local jazz legend Barbara Morrison celebrates the 100th birthday of Ella Fitzgerald, and gives a master class in scatting ... The band That Dog influenced bands like Weezer, so how come you haven't heard of them? That Dog's “Retreat From the Sun” turns 20 this year. ... We’ll ride the elevator with LA’s last elevator operator, Ruben Pardo ... and we’ll visit Wondercon with KPCC’s Mike Roe to talk with one of the guys who did special effects for “Logan.”

When the alternative punk scene was sprouting up in Los Angeles, it produced big names like Weezer and Beck, and also big influencers that are less known but just as important-- like that dog.
Last month's gritty superhero hit "Logan" offered a grounded take on the superhero, but it still began with high-tech previsualization used to lay out the film's complex stunts and subtle special effects.
Discover the best new music in Los Angeles at this indie music festival. This alternative to Coachella is local and won't break the bank.
Singer Barbara Morrison joins Sean J. O'Connell to consider the life and legacy of Ella Fitzgerald, who would have turned 100 this April 25. The jazz vocal legend spent the last part of her life in L.A.
Offenbach died before completing "Tales of Hoffmann." But this is as close to a Composer’s Cut of this problematic masterpiece as we are likely ever to hear.
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