Jewish Journal


April 21, 2005



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By Keren Engelberg




TAG Gallery: (11 a.m.-5 p.m.)Last chance to see the "Infinite Growth," the paintings of Shizuko Greenblatt. 2903 Santa Monica Blvd., Santa Monica. (310) 829-9556.

Forum Gallery: 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. "Helen's Exile" is Peter Krausz's exhibit of landscape paintings . 8069 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles. (323) 655-1565.

Laemmle Sunset 5 and Landmark Westside Pavilion Theatres: various times. "Winter Solstice," writer-director Josh Sternfeld's debut film. Laemmle Sunset 5, 8000 Sunset Blvd., W. Hollywood. (213)848-3500.
Westside Pavilion, 10800 Pico Blvd., Los Angeles. (310) 475-0202.

Media City Ballet: 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. "The Making of a Dancer,"a behind-the-scenes look at the training and life of a professional dancer, featuring principal dancer Arsen Serobian. $20-$25. The Performing Arts Center, CSUN, 18111 Nordhoff St., Northridge. (213) 480-3232.

The Tarzana Community and Cultural Center: 8 p.m. "From I Do to I Don't," a drama concerning marital problems between an Italian Catholic lawyer and his Jewish wife. Also, Sun. at 2 p.m. $10-$12. 19130 Ventura Blvd., Tarzana. R.S.V.P., (818) 762-6950.

UCLA: 8 p.m. Dylan Moran in "Monster."$10-$25. McGowan Little Theater, Charles E. Young Drive, UCLA. (310) 825-2101.

April 24 /SUNDAY


Ruskin Group Theatre: 5 p.m. "Capture Now," a coming-of-age tale about Long Island Jewish teen Elijah. $15-$20. 3000 Airport Drive, Santa Monica. (310) 397-3244.

April 25/MONDAY


Skirball Cultural Center: 8 p.m. Musician Brian Eno and scientist Danny Hills discuss their careers and the nature of creativity. $20-$30. 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles. (866) 468-3399.


Theatre 40: 8 p.m. "Driving Miss Daisy" by Alfred Uhry. $9-$20. Reuben Cordova Theatre, Beverly Hills High School, 241 Moreno Drive, Beverly Hills. (310) 364-0535.

April 26 /TUESDAY


North Valley JCC: 1 p.m. Mel Janis on the migration of U.S. Jews from East to West Coast. Refreshments to follow. $2-$4. 16601 Rinaldi St., Granada Hills. (818) 360-2211.


Museum of Tolerance: 11:30 a.m.-
6:30 p.m. "Liberation: Revealing the Unspeakable,"profiles both victims of camps and their liberators. 9786 W. Pico Blvd., Los Angeles. (310) 553-9036.

KVCR: 10 p.m. "Exodus and Freedom" a new Passover special by Jewish Television Network Productions. (818) 789-5891. www.jewishnetwork.com.



Jewish Community Foundation: 7:30-
9 a.m. "Advising in a Changing Environment: Critical Issues for Professional Advisers" breakfast seminar for continuing education credit, on California Domestic Partnerships. Sherman Oaks. R.S.V.P., (323) 761-8708.



UCLA: 4-5:30 p.m. "Dilemmas in Counterterrorism Decision-Making" with Boaz Ganor, director of the International Policy Institute for Counter-Terrorism. Free. Faculty Center, Sequoia 1, UCLA. (310) 206-8578.


Women's Guild of Cedars-Sinai Medical Center: 7 p.m. Opening night gala preview for the Los Angeles Antiques Show. $300. Barker Hangar, Santa Monica Air Center, 3021 Airport Ave., Santa Monica. (310) 423-3667.



University of Judaism: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Closing day of "Hued and Hewn." Platt and Borstein Gallery, 15600 Mulholland Drive, Bel Air. (310) 476-9777, ext. 201.

Santa Monica Playhouse Jewish Heritage Program and Yiddishkayt L.A.: 8 p.m. Preview of "Yiddish She-Devils." $15. The Other Space, Santa Monica Playhouse, 1211 Fourth St., Santa Monica. (310) 394-9779, ext. 1.


Thur., May 26

Adat Shalom: Senior Group fundraising day trip to Pechanga. For more information call (310) 302-8995.



Super-Singles (35+): 8 p.m.-midnight. Singles Dance at the Elks Lodge for all singles and couples. $12. 20925 Osborne St., Canoga Park. (800) 672-6122.


Jewish Single Volleyball: Noon. Volleyball and post-game no-host dinner. Free. Playa del Rey Beach court No. 11 at the end of Culver Boulevard, Playa del Rey. (310) 278-9812.


Israeli Folk Dancing: 8 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Classes by Israel Yakove meet Mondays and Thursdays. All ages. $7. 2244 Westwood Blvd., Los Angeles. (310) 839-2550.


Westwood Jewish Singles (45+):
7:30 p.m. Therapist Maxine Gellar leads a discussion on "Who or what was the most inspiration in your life?" $10. West Los Angeles area. R.S.V.P., (310) 444-8986.

West Valley JCC: 8-11 p.m. Israeli folk dancing with James Zimmer.
$5-$6. Also, salsa, swing, and tango lessons for an additional $3 begin at
7 p.m. The New JCC at Milken,
22622 Vanowen St., West Hills.
(310) 284-3638.


Nexus (20s-40s): 6 p.m. Volleyball followed by no-host dinner. End of Culver Boulevard, near court No. 15, Playa del Rey. www.jewishnexus.org.

Wilshire Boulevard Temple: 7 p.m. (beginners), 8 p.m. (regular class), 9:15 p.m. -midnight (open dancing). David Dassa leads Israeli dancing. $7. Irmas Campus, 2112 S. Barrington Ave., Los Angeles. ddassa@att.net.

ATID (20s and 30s): 7:30 p.m. "Who wrote the Bible ... and does it matter?" Free (Sinai Temple Members), $5 (nonmembers). Gold Hall, Sinai Temple, 10400 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles. (310) 481-3244.


Conversations at Leon's: 7 p.m. "The Art of Listening." $15-$17. 639 226th St., Santa Monica. R.S.V.P., (310) 393-4616.

L.A.'s Fabulous Best Connection: Dinner and conversation at The Cheesecake Factory, 189 The Grove Drive, Los Angeles. (323) 782-0435.


Harbor Jewish Singles (55+): 8 p.m. Shabbat services and oneg at University Synagogue, 3400 Michelson, Irvine. (949) 553-3535.


Sun., May 1

SababaParties (24+): 8 p.m.-1 a.m. Jewish Singles Party at The Conga Room. $25-$30. 5364 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles. R.S.V.P., (310) 657-6680.

Sun., May 8-Fri., May 13

Active Jewish Singles (45+): Trip to power spots and spiritual places in Arizona, including Sedona, Grand Canyon, Monument Valley, Gooseneck and Valley of the Gods, Lake Powell and lastly a visit to the Hopi Tribe. Led by an outdoor jeep tour guide versed in Native American and Jewish spirituality. $750 from Phoenix, includes all accommodation, transportation and most meals. Space limited to 15 people. (760) 720-2049.

Keren's Corner

Heavy Metal

For the most twisted example of Passover television programming, tune into VH1 Classic's hour-long "Matzoh and Metal: A Very Classic Passover." Twisted Sister lead singer Dee Snider hosts the special, in which he shares a Passover meal with Jewish rockers Scott Ian of Antrhax, Leslie West of Mountain and Snider's bandmate JJ French. Sponsored by Manischewitz, the program will focus on the rockers' musical and Passover memories. It airs on Sunday, April 24.
VH1 Classic. www.vh1.com.

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