The superlatives fall liberally and un-begrudgingly out of Carl Reiner’s mouth in praise of a musical he claims reaches new comic heights. Given Reiner’s own pedigree in making people laugh across the spectrum of TV (“Your Show of Shows,” “The Dick Van Dyke Show”) books and movies...
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Front of Saban Theatre, one of the LAJFF venues
Last night was the gala opening night of the Los Angeles Jewish Film Festival and it was super. Tons of folks showed up, lots of celebrities, and a wonderful film screened called Ten from Your Show of Shows. Wonderful comedy...
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From left: Monty and Marilyn Hall, Joyce Brandman, Jewish Home CEO-President Molly Forrest and Jewish Home board chair Dave Swartz. Photo by Steve Cohn
Emcee Carl Reiner, left, and event co-chair Pam Rubin, right, present honoree Joyce Brandman with the Jewish Home’s Lifetime...
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(From left) Mark Ordesky, chair, ADL Entertainment Industry committee; Tony Shalhoub, star of USA Network's "Monk"; honoree Bonnie Hammer; Ron Meyer, president and COO, Universal Studios; and Amanda Susskind, ADL regional director
What do Hollywood Jews and...
December 5, 2002 | 7:00 pm
''I'm a ham," said legendary actor-writer-director Carl Reiner.
"When you're a showoff, you've gotta get on that platform."
Which is why 80-year-old Reiner is eager to regale the audience with tales of his life in a speaking engagement at the Orange County Performing Arts Center on...
December 4, 1997 | 7:00 pm
Toward the Millennium
The 2000 Year Old Man is alive, well and still doesn't touchfried food
By Diane Arieff Zaga, Arts Editor
Before Carl Reiner invented the "Dick Van Dyke Show" and thetemperamental, toupee-clad Alan Brady, before Mel Brooks was aYiddish-spouting Indian chief...
November 27, 1997 | 7:00 pm
By Michael Aushenker, Community Editor
Comedy maven Mel Brooks with his partner-in-crime, CarlReiner.
"Send in the Jews!" Mel Brooks shouted, throwing the floodgatesopen for the scores of fans who valiantly fought the drizzle lastWednesday evening, Nov. 19, to meet him and his "Your...
November 13, 1997 | 7:00 pm
All in the Family
Annie Reiner is more than just Rob's sister
By Naomi Pfefferman, Senior Writer
Author Annie Reiner is tall, elegant, poised -- and politelyexasperated when you ask about her famous father and brother.
You can hardly blame her: It's the umpteenth time she's...