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  • The brushstrokes on the wall: Jewish muralists of Los Angeles

    July 9, 2014 | 10:18 am

    On the walls of Los Angeles, the mural capital of the world, where are the Jewish brushstrokes?

    Two concurrent exhibitions are currently highlighting the work of Edward Biberman and his 1941 Venice post office mural — at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), and at the...

  • British pop sensation Alex Clare balances stardom and Orthodoxy

    October 31, 2012 | 11:37 am

    Alex Clare is really just a nice Jewish boy.

    Sure, his hit “Too Close” is currently the seventh most popular song in the United States, his music video has garnered more than 18 million hits on YouTube and he has mobs of teenage girls chasing him around Europe. But at the end of...

  • ‘Nu’ Way to Fund Jewish Art

    By Ryan Torok

    April 4, 2012 | 12:14 pm

    Artists and musicians, among others, convened in a West Hollywood loft last spring for an event known as SEDER, the Hebrew word for “order” that also refers to the ritual that accompanies the Passover meal. And while they didn’t celebrate Passover that evening, the attendees...

  • 7 Days In Arts

    February 26, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    Saturday



    Gain insight into Oaxacan culture that goes beyond mole sauce this afternoon. The Skirball's latest in their "Cinema: A Musical Journey Through Film" series is "I Am a Butterfly," a documentary about Mexican singer-songwriter Lila Downs that explores her Mixtec roots, and...

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  • ‘Paradise’ Lost

    By Tom Tugend

    March 20, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    "Kurt Gerron needed a stage or film set as much as he needed breath," notes one Holocaust survivor in "Prisoner of Paradise," which is vying for best documentary feature honors at the March 23 Academy Awards.

    The survivor's observation helps to explain both the triumphs and the...

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