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  • June 1-7

    By Ryan Torok

    May 31, 2013 | 10:44 am

    SAT JUNE 1 

    LOS ANGELES JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL 

    More than 20 dramas, documentaries, comedies, foreign language films and shorts will be shown at seven venues from Thousand Oaks to Beverly Hills. Highlights at the eighth annual L.A. Jewish Film Festival include tonight’s...

  • Arts in L.A Calendar

    September 14, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    SEPTEMBER
     
    Sat., Sept. 16
     
    "The California Modernist Portrait." Exhibition of portraiture from the '20s, '30s and '40s by Victor Arnautoff, Otis Oldfield, Mabel Alvarez and others. Sept. 16-Nov. 11. Spencer Jon Helfen Fine Arts, 9200 W. Olympic Blvd., Suite 200, Beverly...
  • 7 Days in the Arts

    By Keren Engelberg

    June 22, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    Saturday, June 24
    Legendary folk singer, poet and ladies' man, Leonard Cohen, makes a rare appearance at the Ford Amphitheatre this evening for a tribute in his honor. The event coincides with this week's Los Angeles release of the concert film/documentary "Leonard Cohen: I'm...

  • 7Days in the Arts

    By Melanie Herschorn

    June 15, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    Saturday, June 17

    The "Red Scare" is over and the Hollywood Blacklist forgotten, but the war is about to heat up between Benny Silverman and Leo Greshen in Jeffrey Sweet's play "The Value of Names." When Leo testified against Benny before the House Un-American Activities...

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  • Learn to Remember

    By Julie G Fax

    April 28, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    Skip Aldrich signals a student to turn down the lights and flips on the projector. An image of a gaunt concentration camp inmate hunched over a workbench evokes a collective gasp from the 10th-grade world history class at John C. Fremont High School in South Los Angeles....

  • Luck of the Exiles

    By Tom Teicholz

    April 7, 2005 | 8:00 pm

     

    Spring is upon us. My allergies have been acting up for weeks. So it seems the right time to talk about cross-pollination, a subject that it is at the heart of important new exhibits in Los Angeles and New York.

    When Massachusetts Gov. Michael Dukakis was running for president...

  • Kershaw Museum Plans Ethiopian Show

    By Journal Report

    July 1, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    Timed to coincide with the Bowers Museum's "Queen of Sheba" exhibit, the Kershaw Museum at Temple Beth El is organizing its own sampler exhibit of artworks by Jewish Ethiopians and Yemenites, who believe themselves to be the queen's descendants.

    The museum is seeking to borrow...

  • Bush Names Friend to Museum Council

    By Tom Tugend

    April 24, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    Century City lawyer Donald Etra has been appointed to the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Council by President Bush, a close friend since their undergraduate days at Yale.

    Etra is joining the governing body of the Holocaust Memorial Museum as the Washington landmark celebrates the 10th...

  • Solace in SoCal

    By Denise Berger

    February 27, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    Sergio Edelsztein said he would not have come from Israel to a cultural exchange in New York. "Los Angeles is so much more open, and it's still about regular people -- not so much of an establishment," said the director of the Center for Contemporary Art in Tel Aviv.

    Edelsztein was...

  • ‘Chai’ Time to Celebrate

    By Ruth Weisberg

    January 30, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    In Lita Albuquerque's serene "Particle Memory," a constellation of gold disks swirls in an intense blue void. In Peter Shire's cheekily futuristic "Torso Teapot," a tiny central pot sprouts gangly limbs.

    These wildly diverse works are among 100 vital, eclectic pieces in "The Chai...

  • The Art of the Matter

    By Sharon Schatz Rosenthal

    October 3, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    When artist Ted Meyer was first diagnosed with Gaucher disease, a lipid-storage disorder that is the most common genetic disease affecting Jews of Eastern European descent, he used his artistic talents to express his pain.

    Now fully recovered due to breakthroughs in treatment, the...

  • The Art of the Matter

    By Sharon Schatz Rosenthal

    September 26, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    When artist Ted Meyer was first diagnosed with Gaucher disease, a lipid-storage disorder that is the most common genetic disease affecting Jews of Eastern European descent, he used his artistic talents to express his pain.

    Now fully recovered due to breakthroughs in treatment, the...

  • 7 Days in the Arts

    By Keren Engelberg

    May 23, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    25/SATURDAY

    The band is called JEW and blatant Jew pride is reason enough for a shout-out. But these guys also have a show tonight. Their sound is best described as alt-rock, and they name the Police and Nirvana as strong influences. Support the tribe and check out their show, at...

  • An Early Face Lift

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    September 2, 1999 | 8:00 pm

    On the north side of the Skirball Cultural Center, two dozen construction workers shout to each other over the roar of the 405 Freeway. They handle jackhammers and operate bulldozers amid huge piles of building materials. A crane several stories tall towers above the construction...

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