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by Keren Engelberg

March 3, 2005 | 7:00 pm

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By Keren Engelberg

Calendar

March 5 /SATURDAY

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels:
9 a.m.-6 p.m. (Sat.), 6 a.m.-6 p.m. (Mon.-Fri.), 7 a.m.-6 p.m. (Sun.). "Passion/ Passover: Artists of Faith Interpret Their Holy Days" art exhibit. Free. 555 W. Temple St., Los Angeles. (213) 680-5224.

Pepperdine University: 11 a.m. and
1 p.m. Galumpha, a three-man troupe of acrobatic dancers and contortionists, perform for adults and children. $17.50. Smothers Theatre, Pepperdine University, 24255 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu. (310) 506-4522.

Culver City High School: 6:45 p.m. "Peace of Music" featuring Omar Faruk Tekbilek and his ensemble; Don Grusin with Natalie Rene; and others present traditional sufi, folk and contemporary music from the Middle East. $12-$15. Robert Frost Auditorium, 4401 Elenda St., Culver City. (310) 842-4200 ext. 6054.

Workmen's Circle: 7 p.m. Doctors Without Borders Benefit Concert featuring Burning Brides, Starlite Desperation, Wives, Red Sparrows and The Mae Shi. $6. 1525 S. Robertson Blvd., Los Angeles. (310) 552-2007.

Friends of Valley Cities and Westside JCCs: 7:30 p.m. Neil Simon's "The Sunshine Boys" celebrity-staged play reading starring Ed Asner. $12-$16. Valley Cities JCC, Sherman Oaks.
(818) 786-6310. Also, Sun. Mar. 13 at
2 p.m. at Westside JCC, Los Angeles. (323) 938-2531 ext. 2225.

Mogen David: 8 p.m. Soulfarm, a Jewish rock and reggae band, visit from New York. $10. 9717 W. Pico Blvd., Los Angeles. (310) 556-5609. Also, Sun. March 6 at 7 p.m. at the Crazy Horse in the Irvine Spectrum. $18-$118.
(714) 730-9693.

March 6 /SUNDAY

EVENTS

L.A. Pro-Israel Rally Committee:
1-3 p.m. Rally at the corner of Veteran Avenue and Wilshire Boulevard in Westwood to raise money for One Family Fund. Bring flags. Signs and banners provided. www.la4israel.com.

Latin American Jewish Association: Noon-5 p.m. Festivities include games, sports, lunch, music, dancing and birthday celebrations. Also, special theater activity for kids and conference on Arab-Israeli conflict for adults. 22622 Vanowen St., West Hills. (818) 464-3300.

MARCH 7/MONDAY

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Beth Shir Shalom: 7:30-9:30 p.m. Israeli dance beginners' class followed by intermediate class. $6. Beth Shir Shalom, 1827 California Ave., Santa Monica. (310) 453-3361.

MARCH 8/TUESDAY

LECTURES

UCLA Center for Jewish Studies: Noon. Diana Pinto on "Jewish Question/Muslim Question: The Burden of Assimilation in European Society, Past and Present." Free. 306 Royce Hall, UCLA. (310) 825-5387.

University of Judaism: 7:30 p.m. "Praying With My Feet: The Radically Amazing Life and Legacy of Abraham Joshua Heschel." Free. Colen Conference Hall, 15600 Mulholland Drive, Bel Air. R.S.V.P., (310) 470-1534.

MARCH 9/WEDNESDAY

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Silent Movie Theater: Sandra Bernhard in "Everything Bad & Beautiful." 611 N. Fairfax Ave., Los Angeles.
(213) 480-3232. www.ticketmaster.com.

MARCH 10/THURSDAY

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

San Diego Jewish Music Festival:
7:30 p.m. "Aaron Copland: The Life and Work of an Uncommon Man." $5-$22. Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center, Jacobs Family Campus, 4126 Executive Drive, La Jolla. (858) 362-1348.

MARCH 11/FRIDAY

SHABBAT

Chabad of the Conejo: Mar. 11-13. Women's Shabbaton Weekend on "Boundless Joy: Breaking Through All Barriers." $140. Courtyard by Marriott, Oxnard. R.S.V.P., (818) 991-0991.

Upcoming:

MARCH 18-20

EVENTS

The American Sephardi Federation: "The Sephardic Experience 2005: Celebrating 350 years of Sephardic Jewry in America." $108-$180 includes meals and events from Friday evening through Sunday brunch. The Hyatt Newporter, 1107 Jamboree Road, Newport Beach. (949) 257-0897.



Singles

MARCH 5 /SATURDAY

New Age Singles (55+): 4 p.m. No-host movie and dinner in West Los Angeles. Call for location and more information. R.S.V.P., (323) 874-9937.

MARCH 6/SUNDAY

CLAS Jewish Singles (35-55): 6:30 p.m. Second anniversary dinner at China Olive Super Buffet. Limited space. $15. 9224 Reseda Blvd., Northridge. R.S.V.P., (310) 625-1833.

New Age Singles (55+): 7 p.m. "Starlight Ballroom Dance" with mixers, line dances and refreshments. $10-$12. University Synagogue, 11960 Sunset Blvd., Brentwood.
(310) 473-1391.

Chai Center: 18th Chai Center Banquet. $250-$500. Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel, 1700 Ocean Ave., Santa Monica. (310) 271-8666. www.chaicenter.org.

MARCH 7 /MONDAY

Singles Helping Others: 7 p.m. Socialize and hear about upcoming volunteer events. Valley Beth Shalom Synagogue, 15739 Ventura Blvd., Encino. (818) 591-0772.

Coffee Talk (30s and 40s): 8:15 p.m. Weekly discussion group. $7. 9911 W. Pico Blvd., Suite 102, Los Angeles.
(310) 552-4595, ext. 27.

MARCH 8/TUESDAY

Westwood Singles (45+): 7:30 p.m. "What Do You Value Most in a Friend, Male or Female?" discussion with therapist Maxine Gellar. $10. West Los Angeles. (310) 444-8986.



Stephen S. Wise Temple: 7 p.m. "Why Do We Seek Out Relationships With People Who Aren't Good for Us?" with Dr. Gary Stollman. $12-$17. Hershenson Hall, 15500 Stephen S. Wise Drive, Los Angeles.
(310) 204-1240.

MARCH 9/WEDNESDAY

ATID: 7:30 p.m. "Judaism Between the Sheets." Bring a dairy or vegetarian dinner. (Drinks provided.) Gold Hall, Sinai Temple,
10400 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles. $5. (310) 481-3244.

Wilshire Boulevard Temple:
7:30 p.m.-midnight. David Dassa's weekly Israeli dance lessons. Beginners at 7:30 p.m., regular class at 8 p.m. and open dancing from
9:15 p.m. $7. 2112 S. Barrington Ave., Los Angeles. ddassa@att.net.

Helkeinu (20-40): 9 p.m. Weekly lecture series on self-improvement. Free. (310) 785-0440. events@helkeinu.com.

MARCH 10/THURSDAY

Sunshine Seniors Club: 11:30 a.m.-
2 p.m. Weekly meeting. Valley Jewish Community Center, 13164 Burbank Blvd., Sherman Oaks. (818) 764-4532.



L.A.'s Fabulous Best Connections:
6-9 p.m. Supper and conversation for singles and couples at Sportsmen's Lodge, 12825 Ventura Blvd., Studio City. $10. (323) 782-0435.

Conversations at Leon's: 7 p.m. "Do You Really Know Yourself?" $15-$17. 639 26th St., Santa Monica. (310) 393-4616.

MARCH 11/FRIDAY

ATID: 7:30 p.m. Friday Night Live Shabbat service and after event. Sinai Temple, 10400 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles. (310) 481-3244.

Ethiopian American Culture Center: 9:30 p.m. Weekly klezmer band performance. $5. 5819 W. Pico Blvd., Los Angeles. (323) 857-6661.

Upcoming

MARCH 19

Beach Hillel: "Jewlicious @ The Beach"weekend. Food, music, entertainment and serious talk about love, the universe and everything. R.S.V.P. starting March 1. Alpert JCC, Long Beach. (562) 426-7601.

APRIL 8 -10

Beach Hillel: "Jewlicious @ The Beach"weekend. Food, music, entertainment and serious talk about love, the universe and everything. R.S.V.P. starting March 1. Alpert JCC, Long Beach. (562) 426-7601.




Keren's Corner

Plotz, Bubbe, Plotz

See Dick and Jane. See Dick and Jane speak Yiddish. See Jane schlep, and see Bubbe plotz. What's this meshugas, you ask? It's the makings of a book by Ellis Weiner and Barbara Davilman, and on March 6, it's also the subject of the Writers Bloc's next event. The authors of "Yiddish With Dick and Jane" discuss this literary parody that brings the idyllic childhood characters of Dick and Jane into grown-up reality, with the help of some choice Yiddish phrases.

3 p.m. $20. Temple Emanuel, 300 N. Clark Drive, Beverly Hills. R.S.V.P., (310) 335-0917.

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