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Events for Sunday, October 27, 2013

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  • Faces of Homelessness:  Painting the Unseen Among Us
    6:30 pm - 5:00 pm
    Arts & Entertainment, Encino

    Art exhibition, Grand Opening August 15th featuring a reception with the artist, Dr. Stu Perlman beginning at 6:30 p.m.  Please join us to preview the exhibit, meet the artist and learn more about the issue of homelessness in Los Angles.  Rabbi Noah Farkas will conclude the evening with a lecture...

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  • University Women College
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
    Lectures, Bel Air

    WOMEN’S WISDOM: PAST AND PRESENT Rabbi Sara Brandes Draw wisdom from the stories of Jewish women past and present with Rabbi Sara Brandes. In this eight session course, we will consider the stories of Jewish women of the Bible and Talmud, sharing insights about our own struggles and triumphs...

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  • University Women College
    10:00 am - 12:30 pm
    Lectures, Bel Air

    YING AND YOUNG! K. Drorit Gaines, PhD With advanced medicine and better standards of life people live longer. Beyond physical and mental health, it is the cognitive sharpness that many desire to maintain. As we will learn in this class, cognitive, mental, and physical health are all part and...

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  • The Currents in Current Events
    10:30 am - 12:00 pm
    Lectures, Bel Air

    Jonathan Dobrer at University Women College Understand the currents of world and local events that link and separate disparate stories, issues and controversies. We will learn about and discuss the people, places and conflicts both in the headlines and hidden from plain view that stir our passions...

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  • Exploring Art, Painting and Drawing
    10:00 am - 12:30 pm
    Lectures, Bel Air

    with Gwen and Oscar Farmer, at University Women College This hands-on course is a personal creative exploration offering a broad study of the arts including composition, drawing and painting and is suitable for the beginning artist and the more experienced. Topics will include: Paintings and their...

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  • “Elvira: Mistress of the Dark” Exhibit and the “Dungeon of Doom”
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Arts & Entertainment, Hollywood

    The Hollywood Museum’s “Dungeon of Doom” sets the stage for a Halloween horror extravaganza with authentic items from many of Hollywood’s spookiest movies and TV shows of all time. Guests will experience an unusual trip down cinematic memory lane including a showcase of the first...

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  • Make A Difference Day At VITAS Hospice Care
    5:30 pm - 12:00 pm
    Programs, South Bay

    On October 26, Temple Shalom will join thousands of people across the nation reaching out to those in need, less fortunate or in our case, to recognize the care and compassion of Hospice Healthcare Heroes. Hospice caregivers enter our lives in the most difficult moments. They not only bring...

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  • Jewels of the Connoisseur
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Arts & Entertainment, Orange County

    This exhibition features exquisite pieces of jewelry set with stones that many have never seen or heard of such as benitoites, rainbow feldspars and yogo sapphires. Although set in common jewelry forms such as necklaces, pins and pendants and with other easily recognizable stones and diamonds,...

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  • A Celebration of Jewish Books
    11:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Lectures, Bel Air

    Join us as Naomi Ragen, author of The Sister Weiss, speaks about her latest book.

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  • Jewish Refugees in Shanghai (1933-1941)
    11:00 am - 7:00 pm
    Panel Discussions, Westwood

    The exhibition on display through Dec.14, brings together for the first time photos, personal stories and artifacts from Shanghai’s Jewish Refugee Museum that tell the story of how some 18,000 Jews fleeing Nazi-occupied Europe found refuge in Shanghai.  Former “Shanghailanders” now living in...

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  • Global Citizen: The Architecture of Moshe Safdie
    12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Arts & Entertainment, West Los Angeles

    U.S. premiere! Journey through a three-dimensional landscape of striking architecture in this career- spanning exhibition of Moshe Safdie’s work. Global Citizen: The Architecture of Moshe Safdie surveys the renowned architect’s career from his formative period in the 1960s and early 1970s to...

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  • ABSOLUTELY HALLOWEEN: A Delicious Musical Comedy for Ages 2 to 102!
    12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
    Arts & Entertainment, Santa Monica

    “ABSOLUTELY HALLOWEEN is ABSOLUTELY GREAT!” raves showmag.com. Around Town calls it “Our Favorite Pick!” It’s the classic Family Theatre Halloween musical for Kids 2 to 102 – the heartwarming Rudie-DeCarlo tale of the aptly-named Candy, a sweet young girl who learns some surprising...

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  • ASPIRIN & ELEPHANTS – Are men really more trouble than they’re worth?
    3:00 pm - 5:45 pm
    Arts & Entertainment, Santa Monica

    “Watch out Neil Simon! Jerry Mayer is right behind you with this brilliant, witty comedy!” exclaims Profile Magazine. “Superb! Hilarious!” raves Hollywood Reporter. “Engaging! Delightful!” hails Daily Variety. It’s the smash hit that “sails on a sea of comedy” says the L.A. Times,...

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  • Lost Girls
    5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Arts & Entertainment, Los Angeles

    Winning upwards of 50 awards (including Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle, LA Weekly, Ovation, Garland and BEST PRODUCTION two years in a row), Rogue Machine announces the World Premiere staging of John Pollono’s new play (the playwright who brought you multi-award winning Small Engine Repair),...

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  • THE HEBREW HILLBILLY
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
    Arts & Entertainment, Santa Monica

    THE HEBREW HILLBILLY® is a critically acclaimed solo musical play written and performed by singer songwriter Shelley Fisher.  The show has delighted audiences from Los Angeles to New York with Shelley’s fast paced journey which exudes Jewish pride combined with an empowering message.  Through...

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  • THE HEBREW HILLBILLY
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
    Arts & Entertainment, Santa Monica

    THE HEBREW HILLBILLY® is an entertaining rite of passage solo musical play written and performed by singer songwriter Shelley Fisher with musical accompaniment by music director Ken Hirsch.  The show has delighted audiences from Los Angeles to New York with Shelley’s fast paced journey which...

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  • The Second Annual Maurice Amado Foundation Lecture in Jewish Ethics
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
    Lectures, San Fernando Valley

    ****UPDATE: This event has been postponed until the Spring. Please follow up for a later date. “The Good News on Global Violence Reduction,the Bad News on America,and How Interfaith Relations Can Help Shape our Future” Presented by Marc Gopin Although media reports suggest otherwise, the...

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  • “NEW EYES”, Acclaimed One Woman Show @ Odyssey Theatre
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Arts & Entertainment, West Los Angeles

    SMASH-HIT: PLAYING IN CA AND ACROSS THE US FOR OVER 3 YEARS! The Show is Good for Israel!”- JEWISH JOURNAL “Ebullient Solo Show! Josephson is a Winning Presence!”- LA TIMES “An Accomplished Performance! Hilarious!”- LA WEEKLY Following a successful Off Off Broadway appearance in NYC and smash-hit...

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  • JCafeLA 2nd Annual Haunted Halloweinstein Mega-Party!
    7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
    Singles, West Los Angeles

    Join HUNDREDS of Jewish young professionals from 13 groups at JCafeLA’s Second Annual HAUNTED HALLOWEINSTEIN MEGA-PARTY! Featuring Celebrity DJ “DJ CRASH” (Official DJ of the Playboy Mansion), Costume Contest, Electronics Give Aways, Giftbags, Hors D’oeuvres, Free Greenscreen Photo Booth, Raffle...

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  • Just Imagine
    8:00 pm
    Arts & Entertainment, Hollywood

    Backed by a live band, Tim Piper channels John Lennon in the smash hit, multimedia rock ‘n roll tribute that celebrates Lennon’s life and music and has been extended due to popular demand. Just Imagine intertwines the legendary singer’s songs with the stories behind them to create a unique and...

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  • Hamlet
    8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    Arts & Entertainment, Los Angeles

    Odyssey Theatre Ensemble and Los Angeles Women’s Shakespeare Company present an elegant, all-female classical production of Hamlet as revealed through women’s voices. Continuing the LAWSC tradition of upending our expectations of Shakespeare’s familiar texts by pricking our ears to listen...

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  • The Old Settler
    8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    Arts & Entertainment, Los Angeles

    Two women test the bonds of sisterhood in a bittersweet comedy set during the Harlem Renaissance. When a strapping young man fresh from the backwoods of South Carolina takes a room as a boarder in the Harlem apartment of two middle-aged sisters, romance blooms between lonely 55-year old Elizabeth...

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  • The Normal Heart
    8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    Arts & Entertainment, Hollywood

    The Fountain Theatre presents the exclusive Los Angeles revival of the iconic American play about a nation in denial (2011 Tony Award for “Best Revival” on Broadway). Not seen in L.A. for 16 years, playwright Larry Kramer’s masterwork is an unflinching, totally unforgettable look at sexual...

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  • Flowers for Algernon
    8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    Arts & Entertainment, San Fernando Valley

    Using its signature, award-winning combination of signed and voiced theater to bring new perspective to a modern American classic, Deaf West Theatre presents Flowers for Algernon at the Whitefire Theatre. Poignant, funny and thought-provoking, Flowers for Algernon follows the story of Charlie...

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  • Tracers & The Long Way Home
    8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    Arts & Entertainment, Los Angeles

    Winning upwards of 50 awards (including Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle, LA Weekly, Ovation, Garland, and BEST PRODUCTION two years in a row), and lauded as “Best Theatre Company of 2012” by the LA Weekly, Rogue Machine will partner with the United States Veterans’ Artists Alliance for two...

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  • Don’t Dress for Dinner
    8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    Arts & Entertainment, Long Beach

    Bernard’s plans for a romantic rendezvous with his chic Parisian mistress are complete with a gourmet caterer and an alibi courtesy of his friend, Robert. But when Bernard’s wife learns that Robert will be visiting for the weekend, she decides to stay in town for a surprise tryst of her own …...

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  • Creditors
    8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    Arts & Entertainment, Los Angeles

    A sexy, savage, darkly comic (and very modern) take on the battle of the sexes, David Greig’s new version of August Strindberg’s psychological thriller will now make its Los Angeles Premiere in a co-production between two of the city’s most respected theaters, the Odyssey Theatre Ensemble and...

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  • Falling
    8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    Arts & Entertainment, Los Angeles

    Winner of the Kevin Kline Award for Outstanding New Play, Falling makes its West Coast debut with one of the most awarded young theatre companies in Los Angeles, Rogue Machine. Winning upwards of 50 awards (including Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle, LA Weekly, Ovation, Garland, and BEST PRODUCTION...

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  • The Mystery of Irma Vep
    8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    Arts & Entertainment, Burbank

    A classic COMEDY named one of the best plays of 1984 by The New York Times, this ridiculous romp begins on a dark and stormy night when Lady Enid and Lord Edgar arrive at their haunted estate and a silly mystery unfolds. Complete with vampires, werewolves, mummies and damsels in distress, the...

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  • The Pain and the Itch
    8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    Arts & Entertainment, West Hollywood

    Worst. Thanksgiving. Ever. Clay and Kelly share a perfect house and two perfect children in what seems to be a perfect life. That is, until Clay’s mother, Carol (a self-proclaimed socialist), his estranged brother, Cash (a staunch Republican) and Cash‘s Eastern European girlfriend (20 years his...

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