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Events for Sunday, November 17, 2013

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  • Laws and Customs of Hanukkah
    7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    Classes, Los Angeles

    a free class with Rabbi Avrohom Czapnik to help you prepare for the Festival of Lights.

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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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  • Project XO - arming teenage girls from sexual assault
    All Day
    Campus, Los Angeles

    Project XO is a community effort to protect teenage girls from sexual assault. We are creating educational series teaching women’s self defense for PE teachers in high schools and middle schools. The educational series will be distributed FREELY to 300 high schools and middle schools, enrolling...

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  • Ring in the Holidays with the Magic Of Tinsel Town And TV!
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Arts & Entertainment, Hollywood

    What does Lucy, Jeannie, Jed Clampett and Tony Soprano have in common? They are all celebrating Christmas at The Hollywood Museum in the Historic Max Factor Building.  Guests can view “I Dream of Jeannie’s” magical lamp, the classic truck from “The Beverly Hillbillies,” the Max Factor...

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  • Annual Chanukah Boutique
    9:00 am - 3:00 pm
    Events, San Fernando Valley

    Interesting artisans and vendors selling unique Judaica gifts and much more for all your holiday shopping! Shop for women’s and children’s clothing and accessories, jewelry, candles, soaps, books, glass, art and Chanukah supplies! Kids Mini Boutique all items $5. and under! Our famous and...

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  • Holiday Boutique
    10:00 am - 3:00 pm
    Holidays, South Bay

    Congregation Ner Tamid’s Annual Holiday Boutique is on Sunday, November 17 from 10:00 am - 3:00 pm, at 5721 Crestridge Road, Rancho Palos Verdes.  Get an early start on your holiday shopping with great gifts for everyone on your list.  Come early to shop and enjoy a delicious lunch.  For more...

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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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  • The People vs. Abraham and Sarah
    10:30 am - 12:00 pm
    Lectures, Bel Air

    In a most unusual day of courtroom drama, our revered ancestors, Abraham and Sarah will be tried for child endangerment for sending Abraham’s son, Ishmael, into the desert with little means of survival. As in the past, our two famous lawyers, Laurie Levenson and Erwin Chemerinsky, will be...

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  • Celebration of Jewish Books
    10:30 am - 12:30 pm
    Lectures, Bel Air

    THE PEOPLE VS. ABRAHAM AND SARAH - TRIAL AND LUNCH Lecturer: Ed Feinstein First there was Abraham, tried for child abuse. Then King David, accused of adultery and murder. Rebecca and Jacob were charged with conspiracy and theft;Simeon and Levi were on trial for conspiracy and murder after the...

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  • 2nd Annual Build Your Own Menorah Party
    11:00 am - 2:00 pm
    Kids, West Los Angeles

    Join us for our 2nd Annual Build Your Own Menorah party.  Bring your children and your children’s friends!  There will be ice cream, chips and drinks.  $6/menorah

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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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  • Alice and the Wonderful Tea Party – the Musical Comedy for Kids 2 to 102!
    12:30 pm - 2:00 am
    Arts & Entertainment, Santa Monica

    “A splendid children’s theatrical experience with a terrific new twist. The quality of performance is so pure and bright that children are fascinated throughout, all the while being exposed to superior theater that does not pander to their young age. The entire cast is very strong. The music...

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  • Special Macabees Basketball
    1:15 pm - 2:30 pm
    Sports, Fairfax

    Free 12 week basketball program for Jewish boys, girls, men, and women ages 15 to 60 with special needs, males and females practicing separately. You’ve all heard of “Special Olympics.” Now get ready for “Special Macabees,” an exciting basketball program for JEWISH SPECIAL NEEDS...

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  • L.A. Works Holiday Beer Garden
    2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Holidays, Los Angeles

    L.A. Works Holiday Beer Garden - Great Beer * Great Cause * Big Fun! Sunday, November 17th 2:00 pm—6:00* pm *Final pour at 5pm, an hour before event ends Location and Parking: Los Angeles River Center Gardens 570 West Avenue 26 Los Angeles, CA 90065 Free parking in River Center lot and...

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

    Richard Schiff, David Krumholtz, JoBeth Williams and Tara Lynne Barr star in the West Coast premiere of the sensitive and humorous new drama by Pulitzer Prize winner David Auburn (Proof), who also directs. Joseph Alsop’s (Schiff) scathing newspaper columns incensed millions of Americans and...

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