Jewish Journal

Dances with Films

By Joy Bennett

2 weeks ago

The excellent film festival in Los Angeles, Dances with Films, runs this year from May 28th through June 7th in Hollywood.  They have an expertly curated selection of independent films and outstanding panels all for reasonable prices.  For more information and to find out about discounted advance tickets, visit danceswithfilms.com.

  • Heffron Drive

    By Joy Bennett

    3 weeks ago

    I went to see the band Heffron Drive at the Mint in Los Angeles last night -- good show!

  • LA Jewish Film Festival

    By Joy Bennett

    April 17, 2015 | 11:38 am

    The Los Angeles Jewish Film Festival is starting soon!  It runs from April 30th to May 7th at various venues around LA, and it's an excellently curated... More.

  • Mikky Ekko

    By Joy Bennett

    April 3, 2015 | 12:25 pm

    Last night I was happy to see Mikky Ekko at SONOS Studio -- he's a talented singer/songwriter who really gives every song his all.  Good show!  Visit mikkyekko.com for more information.

  • Live Music at The Mint

    By Joy Bennett

    April 1, 2015 | 12:14 pm

    Last night I went to one of my favorite clubs to see and hear live music, The Mint in West Los Angeles.  They had an interesting mix of up-and-coming musicians, including the bands Young Pandas, Ships Have Sailed, Bakkuda, Rosechild and Tiny Deaths.  Excellent sounds, a cozy and comfortable place to enjoy live music.  The Mint also serves food and a wide variety of drinks.  For more information, visit themintla.com.

  • Crave Expo

    By Joy Bennett

    March 22, 2015 | 7:26 pm

    This evening I was happy to attend Crave Expo, a food event featuring outstanding local chefs, caterers, bakers, etc.  It was a lovely event, free to... More.

  • Music and Fashion

    By Joy Bennett

    February 21, 2015 | 7:56 pm

    Last night I went to a very cool event at DNM BAR: LA pictured above.  This is the studio space of DSTLD premium jeans and fashion, a very nice line... More.

  • Cage the Elephant

    By Joy Bennett

    February 4, 2015 | 1:47 pm

    Last night I went to Sonos Studio in Los Angeles for a performance by Cage the Elephant.  This popular alternative band has been nominated for a Grammy for Best Alternative Music Album.  Very interesting sound!  For more information visit cagetheelephant.com.

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