For the first time since 1888, the first day of Hanukkah falls on Thanksgiving Day, November 28 this year, and it won’t happen again for some 7000 years to come! For many of our non-Jewish friends, Christmas arrives less than a month later. With all the festivities planned, and...
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He yells so you don’t have to. Best known for his curmudgeonly commentaries on “The Daily Show With Jon Stewart,” Black returns to SoCal with more social and political rants. Sat. 8 p.m. $39.50-$49.50. Terrace Theater, Long Beach Convention and...
July 13, 2011 | 12:45 am
Celebrating its 80th anniversary, Canter’s Deli sold 80-cent corned beef sandwiches on Tuesday, July 12, along with side of potato salad, rugelah, and a pickle. The restaurant was filled with people who had been going to the deli for decades—some up to 50 years, and around 6:30...
May 8, 2003 | 8:00 pm
Several hundred cantors associated with the Conservative movement will be making beautiful music together in Los Angeles this week, even as they examine the roles of the cantor beyond that of liturgical jukebox.
The Cantors Assembly will base its annual national convention at the...
February 20, 2003 | 7:00 pm
December 5, 2002 | 7:00 pm
During Orange County's annual "Chanukah Concert", a corner of Costa Mesa's Performing Arts Center is transformed into an all-Jewish music store featuring CDs recorded by some Reform cantors who participate in the performance.
"They don't have much opportunity to put their CDs up...
September 5, 2002 | 8:00 pm
For Shannon McGrady Bane, the music of the High Holidays had always welled up into a transcendent, life-changing event. Raised a Methodist, she found the theology of Judaism a better intellectual fit while attending college. There, a rabbi asked her to sing the holiday repertoire....
February 14, 2002 | 7:00 pm
Move over Luciano Pavarotti, Placido Domingo and Jose Carreras.
The Three Jewish Tenors are coming to the Orange County Performing Arts Center in Costa Mesa next month, accompanied by the Pacific Symphony Orchestra.
Cantors David Propis, Alberto Mizrahi and David Katz -- all of major...