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  • Stroll Among the Scrolls

    By Gaby Wenig

    February 12, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    In 1947, a young Bedouin scrounging around some caves about 15 miles from Jerusalem came across some sealed clay urns and unearthed one of the most important archeological discoveries of the century -- the Dead Sea Scrolls. The scrolls are 2,000-year-old fragments of Hebrew...

  • 7 Days In Arts

    February 12, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    Saturday



    With Valentine's Day comes melodrama, though if you're lucky it's just in the form of Neurotic Young Urbanites' new show, "Golden Prospects: A Los Angeles Melodrama," which promises opium, pornography, prostitution, disfigurement, blindness, and a live on-stage pianist....

  • An Artistic Homage to Big Brother

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    January 29, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    Not many artists begin an ambitious new series at 76, but Arnold Mesches did just that after receiving a large box stuffed with FBI documents in 1999. It had taken the Jewish American painter three years and dozens of letters to obtain the 760-page dossier, his FBI file from 1945 to...

  • 7 Days In Arts

    By Keren Engelberg

    January 22, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    Saturday

    This evening, the American Cinematheque screens "Hello, Dolly!" in all its grand, flashy musical glory. Introducing the film will be the musical's celebrated composer, Jerry Herman, also responsible for shows like "Mame" and "La Cage aux Folles." First, say "Hello, Jerry!"...

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  • Art Brings Life to Old Case Studies

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    January 15, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    The eight stark photographs show scenes from a decaying mansion in West Adams, where a homeless parent and child "squat" amid dust and detritus. A microwave oven sits on a peeling bureau; a wall has crumbled between the toilet and living room.

    The images -- featured in "Still...

  • 7 Days In Arts

    December 18, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    Saturday

    "The Nanny's" Fran Drescher whines her way into hearts once again, as she hosts the Jewish Television Network's one-hour, all-the-stops-pulled-out"A Chanukah Celebration." Today on PBS, Fran shares her own Chanukah memories, then introduces each of the segments that...

  • 7 Days In Arts

    November 20, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    Saturday



    More More. Celebrity Staged Play Reading producer-director Alexandra More presents another installment in the series tonight and tomorrow. "The Floating Lightbulb" is a bittersweet coming-of-age comedy penned by Woody Allen that revolves around a Canarsie family in 1945....

  • Kids Page

    By Abby Gilad

    November 6, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    What's a HTROA?

    A MINOTAUR at the Zimmer Children's Museum? No, not really. Unscramble the words in this paragraph to find out what their newest exhibit is:

    In order to read this HTROA, you will need a

    GMNIFYNGAI glass. And it is there, right at the end of the DAY, the pointer....

  • 7 Days In Arts

    October 9, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    Saturday

    They're breakin' out the fine china for two big Jewish entertainers today. As if seven Emmy's and five Golden Globes weren't enough, Ed Asner racks up another award "for his tireless contributions" to FirstStage Theatre, an organization dedicated to helping writers refine...

  • Davis Recall Fight Plays Jewish Card

    By Marc Ballon

    July 24, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    With his political fortunes darkening and support for the recall growing, the beleaguered Gov. Gray Davis has turned to members of his disparate ethnic and religious coalition to save his job. In the past six weeks, prominent African American, Latino and gay and lesbian political...

  • Diaspora Diversity Focus of ‘Portraits’

    By Diane Arieff

    July 17, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    An Argentine gaucho lounges near his horse. A Bombay bride displays her upturned palms, filigreed entirely with henna. An Ethiopian boy lights candles with a classmate. A woman poses stiffly in her kitchen in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. What unites these disparate images is that the people...

  • 7 Days In Arts

    June 19, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    Saturday



    Laemmle Theatres serves up more Jewish documentaries this weekend under the banner of their cleverly titled screening series "Bagels and Docs." At Laemmle Monica, early risers can catch "Undying Love," a film that recounts the stories of young couples whose...

  • 7 Days In Arts

    May 15, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    Saturday



    This weekend, it's "Northward, ho!" as North Hollywood's NoHo Theatre District hosts the NoHo Theatre and Arts Festival. The two-day theater, performing and visual-arts fest features theater performances at 20 NoHo venues, music and dance acts on outdoor stages, arts...

  • 7 Days In Arts

    By Keren Engelberg

    May 8, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    Saturday

    With a title like "Jane White Is Sick and Twisted" the product practically sells itself. But just in case you haven't heard of this little cult film, here's what you need to know: Obsessed with television and home-schooled by an agoraphobic mother, Jane White's strange...

  • 7 Days In Arts

    February 27, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    Saturday



    Somehow, USC Hillel and the Casden Institute have tracked down a few Jews in Hollywood. This weekend, the machers gather with Jewish student filmmakers from Los Angeles and New York for USC's fourth annual Jewish Student Film Festival. Today's itinerary: An afternoon...

  • Artist’s Works From Death Camp Live On

    By Gaby Wenig

    January 2, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    The final portrait that Friedl Dicker-Brandeis drew was of a child's face. The portrait is clean and white, and the face has an enigmatic expression of purity, innocence and stark intelligence.

    What makes the child's portrait haunting is that it was drawn in 1944 in Terezin, where...

  • 7 Days In Arts

    By Keren Engelberg

    December 5, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Saturday



    Chin up, ladies. The Jerry Herman musical that gave Yiddish diva Molly Picon her debut on Broadway is playing this week in concert performances at the University of Judaism. That would be "Milk and Honey," the story of two American tourists in the Holy Land who keep...

  • The Other Venice

    By Marilyn Zeitlin

    November 14, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Venice is the famous city of romance, where boatmen serenade visitors with operatic arias in gondolas that glide through canals under charming bridges. Old buildings reflect in the water like an impressionist canvas of shimmering colors. Pink, red and orange blossoms hang from flower...

  • 7 Days In Arts

    September 12, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Saturday



    First the House Un-American Activities Committee and then the fall of the U.S.S.R. Apparently, it's not easy being red. "Fellow Traveler" is playwright John Herman Shaner's take on this struggle. His main character is Arnold Priest, a communist TV writer played by Harold...

  • Israel’s Best Hangs

    By Michael Aushenker

    September 5, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    "Israel in Crisis: 20 Years of Israeli Art, 1980-2000," a summerlong avant-garde art exhibit at The Jewish Federation's Bell Family Gallery, distills some of the best painters who have brought about a revolution in the Israeli art scene.

    The collection is courtesy of Michael...

  • 7 Days In Arts

    September 5, 2002 | 8:00 pm

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    Got some time between services and your next Rosh Hashana meal? Unwinding with a book may sound nice, but perhaps that Jackie Collins paperback isn't quite appropriate to the day. Try "Seven Heavens: Inspirational Stories to Elevate Your Soul," instead. Based on his work...

  • Getty’s ‘Danube’: River of Memories

    By Tom Tugend

    August 29, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    At the entrance to "The Danube Exodus: The Rippling Currents of the River" at the Getty Center's Research Institute is an observation by the ancient Greek philosopher Heraclitus: "Everything is in constant flux and movement, nothing is abiding.... We cannot step twice into the same...

  • 7 Days In Arts

    August 22, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Saturday



    Think you've never heard of Yitzak Asner? Think again. Like so many in Hollywood, Yitz went with his middle name, Edward, to succeed in showbiz. And though Ed Asner dropped the Yitzak, he never dropped Judaism. Tonight and tomorrow night, the politically minded actor stars...

  • 7 Days In Arts

    August 8, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Saturday



    Step away from the Raid can and lean in for a closer look at that bug you're about to zap into oblivion. After all, that cockroach is in the same scientific class as Jiminy Cricket and deserves some of your respect. Not convinced? Well, we can't say we blame you. But...

  • Exhibit Features Trauma-Inspired Art

    By Andrea Adelson

    August 1, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Surviving a near-fatal auto accident deepened the realism in the work of Buena Park artist Carol Goldmark. Her renderings of flowers, previously painted in full bloom as a metaphor for beauty, now are depicted across the floral lifespan -- newly formed clenched buds to withering...

  • Beyond the Cowboy

    By Tom Tugend

    August 1, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    In the office of John L. Gray, executive director and CEO of the Autry Museum, a large poster of Gary Cooper as the frontier lawman in "High Noon" hangs on the wall.

    Above his sheriff's badge is a small card imprinted with the name of Poland's Solidarity Party, and in his right hand,...

  • Yippie-I-Oy!

    By Tom Tugend

    August 1, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Adolph and Sam Frankel are the official poster boys for "Jewish Life in the American West: Generation to Generation," one of the most ambitious exhibitions ever mounted by the Autry Museum of Western Heritage. The exhibit opens to the public on Sunday, June 23.

    Derived from a photo,...

  • From Ordinary Faces, Extraordinary Ads

    By Bernard Weinraub

    February 28, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Howard Zieff still remembers how he found the people to photograph in 1967 for his most famous advertisement, which had the tag line, "You don't have to be Jewish to love Levy's."

    "We wanted normal-looking people, not blond, perfectly proportioned models," Zieff recalled. The...

  • Picks and kicks for February 23-29

    By Dikla Kadosh

    February 21, 2002 | 5:00 pm

    SAT | FEBRUARY 23

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    Artists Daniel Goldstein and John Kapellas have assembled their most innovative work yet: a 7-foot-tall human figure made of 300 AIDS medication bottles and 139 syringes. Their art, encapsulated in the new exhibit "Make Art/Stop AIDS" is as gritty as their...
  • In Search Of Home

    By Melissa Minkin

    June 14, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    When 20 artists with developmental disabilities began talking about the idea of home and community, they never expected to land their first major exhibition. But the Skirball Cultural Center is now featuring their work in an exhibit called "In Search of Home."

    For the next two...

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