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Solange Borna

  • 7 Days In Arts

    March 14, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Saturday, March 16

    Hear, taste, see, smell, touch the Jewish spirit when art and religion blend at "Bezalel Community Arts Festival." The cultural celebration, part of The Brandeis-Bardin Institute's three-day artist retreat, invites the public to experience Judaism through the...

  • 7 Days In Arts

    March 7, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    9/Saturday

    A wounded soldier and a promiscuous librarian are just two characters whose lives are shaped by the power of extraordinary desires in the play adaptation of "The Girl in the Flammable Skirt" by Jewish author Aimee Bender. A book signing with the writer will follow the...

  • 7 Days In Arts

    February 28, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Saturday, March 2

    As part of its part of its annual "31 Days of Oscar" festival, Turner Classic Movies is calling its line-up for March 2: "Oscar Finds Religion". At 10 a.m. the network will air, "Fiddler On the Roof" (181 min.), the beloved musical about a milkman, a matchmaker...

  • 7 Days In Arts

    February 21, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    23/Saturday

    Three years ago, violinist Lynn Maxine's aunt died of Parkinson's disease. Maxine promised she would do everything she could to help others with this ailment. Today, she fulfills that promise by performing in a benefit concert for the Parkinson Institute, accompanied...

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  • 7 Days In Arts

    February 14, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Saturday, Feb. 16

    She's called the socialist Joan of Arc. That's because writer and orator, Rosa Luxemburg, leader of the Communist Party of Germany in the 1910s, fought the national government until she was executed by the German military in 1919. Tonight, the Beverly Hills...

  • Dancing to a Different Magbit

    February 7, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    When my friend first mentioned the word Magbit to me, I knew she was thinking of getting married. For us Persian Jewish girls, Magbit (pronounced Magbeet) comes to mind when you're all partied out, ready to settle down and attend the 11-year-old organization's elaborate singles...

  • 7 Days In Arts

    February 7, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Sunday, Feb. 10

    "What Is a Jew?" The Stephen S. Wise Youth Orchestra will address that question today in World Premiere of Russell Steinberg's Symphony No. 2. Includes performances of Moussorgsky's "Gopak," Bruckner's "Scherzo from Symphony No. 7" and Copland's "Down a Country...

  • 7 Days In Arts

    January 31, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Saturday, Feb. 2

    An audience can help make one woman's dream come true in "15 Minutes of Fem." Produced by Steve Silverman, the show gives four women 15 minutes to exhibit their talents: from singing and dancing to stand-up comedy and everything in-between. At the end of the show,...

  • 7 Days In Arts

    January 24, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Saturday, Jan.26

    The setting is France, during the Napoleonic era for the film "The Count of Monte Cristo," portraying the trials and tribulations of a falsely imprisoned Edmond Dantes. Once out of prison, he is determined to get revenge on his enemies while uncovering treasures...

  • 7 Days in Arts

    January 17, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Saturday, Jan. 19

    Orna Porat was born in pre-World War II Germany as a Christian. The atrocities of the Nazis were too much to bear for the actress, so she gave up her German identity and moved to Israel where she became one of the country's leading performers and founded the...

  • Orange County Calendar

    January 17, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Jan. 19-Jan. 25

    Brotherhood of Congregation B'nai Tzedek: Sun., Jan. 20, 9:30 a.m. Expert on infectious diseases, Dr. Harris Stutman, will lead a discussion on bioterrorism. Also: Thurs., Jan. 31, 7 p.m. Celebration of Tu B'Shevat, the renewal of the trees and Fri., Feb. 8-Sat.,...

  • 7 Days In Arts

    January 10, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Saturday, Jan. 12

    Israel's former prime minister Golda Meir is known for helping shape Israel. But seldom has her personal life been brought to light, including her immigration to America, marriage and subsequent extramarital affairs. Tonight, learn more about the life of the...

  • 7 Days In Arts

    January 3, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Saturday, Jan. 5

    Tonight, entertainment at the Yiddish Culture Club is not only the usual performance of Yiddish songs. Director of the Sholem Community Hershel Hartman will reveal the intricacies of the Festival of Lights in his lecture, "The Hidden Story of Chanukah,"...

  • 7 Days In Arts

    December 27, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    Saturday, Dec. 29

    Artist Elizabeth Tinglof new mixed media works "...scapes," manages to capture on canvas the feeling someone gets while looking down at the world. The paintings, reminiscent of aerial photographs, uncover the relationship between the topography of our planet...

  • 7 Days

    December 20, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    Saturday, Dec. 22

    The famous atom was derived from the work of two brilliant physicists, Werner Heisenberg and Niels Bohr. During World War II, the two who had once worked so close together were now on opposite sides of the war. "Copenhagen" is the riveting play that illustrates...

  • 7 Days In Arts

    December 13, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    Saturday, Dec. 15

    Food. It's a big part of the Chanukah, but by the end of the holiday your family might want something a beyond potato latkes. Today, learn what to cook for the last nights of the "Festival of Lights" with "Jacques Pépin's Chanukah Celebration," an hour-long...

  • Calendar & Singles

    December 6, 2001 | 7:00 pm

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    SATURDAY/8

    Sinai Temple: 9:30 a.m. Shabbat services. 10400 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles. For more information, call (310) 474-1518.

    Barnes & Noble: 2 p.m. Author Peter J. Levinson discusses and signs "September in the Rain: The Life of Nelson Riddle," a book about the...

  • 7 Days In Arts

    December 6, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    Saturday, Dec. 8

    When you have to take medicine and immediately think about adding "A Spoonful of Sugar," you can thank Robert and Richard Sherman, better known as the Sherman Brothers. The two were responsible for creating the songs from some of the most beloved movies of all...

  • Singles And Calendar

    November 29, 2001 | 7:00 pm

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    SATURDAY/1

    Temple Emanuel: 9:15 a.m. Tot Shabbat, followed by a snack and Torah study. 8844 Burton Way, Beverly Hills. For more information, call (310) 274-6388.

    Barnes & Noble: 8 p.m. Author Michael Alexander discusses and signs "Jazz Age Jews," a book about Jewish jazz...

  • 7 Days In Arts

    November 29, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    Saturday, Dec. 1

    If you still aren't convinced that Jewish humor is some of the best around, then go see "Sholem Schtik III: Visit to Vaudeville and Beyond: An Evening of Laughter and Music." Enjoy the evolution of Jewish comedy from Yiddish theater to burlesque to the movies...

  • Calendar And Singles

    November 22, 2001 | 7:00 pm

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    SATURDAY/24

    Temple Beth Torah: 10 a.m. "Exploring Names for God," discussion and Shabbat services led by Rabbi Sheryl Nosan. 16651 Rinaldi St., Granada Hills. For more information, call

    (818) 831-0835.

    SUNDAY/25

    Society of Jewish Science/Applied Judaism: 11 a.m. "Work...

  • 7 Days In Arts

    November 22, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    24/Saturday

    Eccentric. Jewish. Feminist. Just some of the words one could use to describe avant-garde writer Gertrude Stein. The American-born Stein spent most of her life in Paris, and, with her companion, Alice B. Toklas, survived the persecution of sexual minorities and Jews...

  • 7 Days In Arts

    November 15, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    Saturday, Nov. 17

    Oftentimes the word "murder" is followed by "mystery." In "Murder," by Israeli playwright Hanoch Levin, the mystery is how far people will allow the cycle of revenge to take them. Levin's tale of four murders offers up his perspective of the basic elements...

  • 7 Days In Arts

    November 8, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    Saturday, Nov. 10

    Allan Felix, a San Francisco film critic obsessed with "Casablanca," finds himself taking love advice from a fantasy Humphrey Bogart after his wife leaves him. Before long Felix finds himself drawn to his best friend's wife, Linda, in the Knightsbridge...

  • Calendar & Singles

    November 8, 2001 | 7:00 pm

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    SATURDAY/10

    Sinai Temple: 9:30 a.m. Shabbat service. 10400 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles. For more information, call (310) 474-1518.

    Tobey C. Moss Gallery: 2 p.m.-5 p.m. Opening reception for artist Jay Rivkin, displaying her cultural collages and personal assemblages. On...

  • 7 Days In Arts

    November 1, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    Saturday, Nov. 3

    Just in time for the holidays, the Contemporary Crafts Market presents its preholiday show, featuring more than 250 artists. Items for sale include original Judaica, clothing, home furnishings and jewelry. One of the craft designers, Santa Fe native Nomi Green,...

  • Calendar & Singles

    November 1, 2001 | 7:00 pm

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    SATURDAY/6

    Congregation Mishkon Tephilo: 9:30 a.m. Shabbat service and Torah study. 206 Main St., Venice. For more information, call (310) 392-3029.

    Ocean Park Public Library: 3 p.m.-5 p.m. "Biblical Heroines," a multi-media show with video, storytelling, art...

  • Calendar & Singles

    October 25, 2001 | 8:00 pm

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    SATURDAY/27

    Eretz Cultural Center: 9:30 a.m. Persian Shabbat service. 6170 Wilbur Ave., Reseda. For more information, call (818) 342-9303.

    National Council of Jewish Women: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Flea market selling designer resale clothes. 543 N. Fairfax Ave., Los Angeles. For...

  • 7 Days In Arts

    October 25, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    Saturday, Oct. 27

    Japanese diplomat Chiune Sugihara insisted he was only fulfilling the Samurai rules of ethics and codes when he created thousands of visas for concentration camp victims of Kovno, Lithuania. Working 16-hour days, the "Japanese Schindler" helped save more than...

  • Calendar & Singles

    October 18, 2001 | 8:00 pm

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    SATURDAY/20

    Sinai Temple: 9:30 a.m. Shabbat service. 10400 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles. For more information, call (310) 474-1518.

    SUNDAY/21

    Skirball Cultural Center: 2 p.m. Poetry reading by mystical poet and author Gerald Stern as part of the center's Rattle Poetry...

  • 7 Days In Arts

    October 18, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    Saturday, Oct. 20

    The Jews of Poland have endured countless attacks against their culture, ranging from the hostility of the Poles to the aggression of the Germans. Born in 1877, Yiddish songwriter and poet Mordecai Gebirtik, captured the emotions and culture these trying time...

  • 7 Days In Arts

    October 11, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    Saturday, Oct. 13

    Its off to Poland with the Second Annual Polish Cultural Arts Festival today. Enjoy a wide array of Polish culture from art, music, literature, food, dance and films. Today, a champagne reception kicks off a Polish feature film "The Spring to Come" and tomorrow,...

  • Calendar & Singles

    October 11, 2001 | 8:00 pm

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    SATURDAY/13

    Valley Beth Shalom: 9:30 a.m. Shabbat services. 15739 Ventura Blvd., Encino. For more information, call (818) 788-6000.

    Family Connections Adoption: 1:30 p.m.-3 p.m. Free information session. Community Presbyterian Church, 1555 Poli St., Ventura. For more...

  • 7 Days In Arts

    October 4, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    Sunday, Oct. 7

    Equipped with lulav and lemony fresh etrog, the children at the Skirball's Celebrate the Harvest Holiday: Sukkah Decorating event will help garnish the sukkah. Artist Abby Gilad will lead a workshop in making wall posters, followed by refreshments in the sukkah. $5...

  • Calendar & Singles

    September 27, 2001 | 8:00 pm

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    SATURDAY/29

    Temple Beth Torah: 10 a.m. "Talking About Sukkot," discussion as part of Shabbat Learner's Minyan. 16651 Rinaldi St., Granada Hills. For more information, call (818) 831-0835.

    Los Angeles County Commission for Women: Third annual 5K Run/Walk and Health Expo...

  • 7 Days In Arts

    September 27, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    Saturday, Sept. 29

    Today's show at the Performing Arts Center of Cal-State University Northridge, "Gershwin the Klezmer", created by writer/producer Joseph Vass documents the life of legendary jazz musician George Gershwin. The tale of the fusion of jazz and klezmer is told...

  • Calendar & Singles

    September 20, 2001 | 8:00 pm

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    SATURDAY/22

    Temple Beth Torah: 10 a.m. "Talking About Yom Kippur," discussion as part of the Shabbat Learner's Minyan program and service. 16651 Rinaldi St., Granada Hills. For more information, call (818) 831-0835.

    Leukemia Society: 6 p.m. Neil Diamond performs his...

  • 7 Days In Arts

    September 20, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    22/Saturday

    "Until you respect yourself, you aren't free to love anyone else," says actor Seth E. Cutler, star of the new play, "The Flatted Fifth,"directed by Seth Zvi Rosenfeld. This lesson is learned as the play traces the journey of a jaded Jew as he accepts his culture after...

  • Calendar & Singles

    September 13, 2001 | 8:00 pm

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    SATURDAY/15

    Kol Tikvah Temple: 9 p.m. Selichot service with coffee and dessert. 20400 Ventura Blvd., Woodland Hills. For more information, call (818) 348-0670.

    Book Bound: 8 p.m. "Photography and the Provocation of Postmemories of the Holocaust," discussion by art...

  • 7 Days In Arts

    September 13, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    Saturday, Sept. 15

    Moshe Givati is like the Forrest Gump of Israel, having endured almost every defining moment of the country's history. Born during the 1948 War of Independence, he was injured in a clash with a terrorist in the Golan Heights in 1969 and has fought in nearly...

  • 7 Days In Arts

    September 6, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    8/Saturday

    Part of what makes artist Jenny Hellman's work so unique are her tradional paintings on untraditional sufaces. The Paris-educated art history major also trademarks her paintings by incorporating pieces such as dry leaves. Her subjects commonly include urban L.A. scenes...

  • Calendar & Singles

    September 6, 2001 | 8:00 pm

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    SATURDAY/8

    Pasadena Jewish Temple and Center: 8:15 p.m. Selichot services with a classical music concert and refreshments. 1434 North Altadena Drive, Pasadena. For more information, call (626) 798-1161.

    Congregation B'nai Israel: 8:15 p.m. "Qualities of Mercy: A True...

  • 7 Days In Arts

    August 30, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    Saturday, Sept. 1

    Former chief soloist for the Army Choir of Israel Avi Albrecht's newest record "The Best of Avi Albrecht" includes songs that fuse Yiddish, Liturgy and Israeli melodies. Albrecht has appeared in several performances of the The Israeli Philharmonic and the...
  • Calendar & Singles

    August 30, 2001 | 8:00 pm

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    SATURDAY/1

    Temple Beth Torah: 10 a.m. Shabbat Learner's Minyan led by Rabbi Sheryl Nosan. 16651 Rinaldi St., Granada Hills. For more information, call (818) 831-0835.

    SUNDAY/2

    The Workmen's Circle: 11 a.m. Picnic with games, non-alchoholic drinks and singing. Cheviot...

  • Calendar & Singles

    August 23, 2001 | 8:00 pm

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    SATURDAY/25

    B'nai Tikvah Congregation: 9 a.m. Shabbat service. 5820 Manchester Ave., Westchester. For more information, call (310) 645-6262.

    Temple Beth Torah: 10 a.m. Shabbat Learner's Minyan, with discussion, "Focus On the Family." 16651 Rinaldi St., Granada Hills. For...

  • 7 Days In Arts

    August 23, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    25/Saturday

    Gene Simmons, Bob Dylan, the Beastie Boys and Susanna Hoffs are proof positive that Jews know how to rock. Enter Belgium-born vocalist Lucy Levinsohn and Jersey girl vocalist/keyboardist Dina Torok, members of Lily's Siren, a five-member, female-led group that won Rock...

  • 7 Days In Arts

    August 16, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    Saturday, Aug. 18

    "None of us mortals are going to be able to reach his standard," acclaimed violinist Itzhak Perlman said when asked about his thoughts on violinist Jascha Heifetz. Today, the Hollywood Bowl Museum is exhibiting a photomontage of Heifetz's life in honor of...

  • Calendar & Singles

    August 16, 2001 | 8:00 pm

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    SATURDAY/18

    Temple Sinai: 9:30 a.m. Shabbat services. 10400 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles. For more information, call (310) 474-1518.

    OASIS/ Older Adult Services: 10:30 a.m.-noon. Performance of prominent women in history, such as Betsy Ross and Violet Jessup. $2. 6201...

  • 7 Days In Arts

    August 9, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    11/Saturday

    Middle-aged, mild-mannered Barney Cashman craves excitement in the form of an extramarital affair. Neil Simon's "Last of the Red Hot Lovers" follows this bumbling protagonist as he attempts to seduce three women, including his wife's best friend, in his mother's...

  • Calendar &Singles

    August 9, 2001 | 8:00 pm

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    SATURDAY/11

    Congregation Kol Ami: 10 a.m. Torah Study at the temple office. 9056 Santa Monica Blvd., Suite 100, West Hollywood. For more information, call (310) 248-6320. Westside JCC: 8:30 p.m.-midnight. Israeli folk dancing with David Edery, the second Saturday of every...