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  • Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra Concert

    By Joy Bennett

    April 3, 2014 | 10:43 pm

    Richard Montoya at Moss Theater April 3, 2014

    Tonight I had the pleasure of attending the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra’s Westside Connections concert at the Moss Theater in Santa Monica.  Their special guest was Richard Montoya, a very talented writer/actor/filmmaker.  He...

  • David’s the singer, he’s the rapper

    By Matthue Roth

    April 3, 2008 | 6:00 pm

    Oded Turgeman, director of the new short film "Song of David," doesn't do things the easy way.

    As a burgeoning film director, he applied to Jerusalem's most prestigious film school, with a commander in a combat unit as his only prior life experience. Then he moved to America to...

  • The rise of the independent b’nai mitzvah—bane or boon?

    By Jane Ulman

    September 27, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Gabriel Shacket stood on the bimah, before the Holy Ark, and led the morning service for a group of 75 family members and friends. He recited the prayers and blessings, chanted from the Torah and delivered a speech. In short, the 13-year-old became a bar mitzvah.

    "It was a beautiful...