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  • Set a place for Shatner at the seder

    By Tom Teicholz

    April 17, 2008 | 6:00 pm

    William Shatner is God. And Pharaoh. And Moses, too.

    Just in time for Passover, the Jewish Music Group (a division of Shout Factory) has released "Exodus: An Oratorio in Three Parts," performed by the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra. It is conducted by David Itkin, who created and...

  • Cute, menschy boy bands make traditional tunes cool

    By Leah Hochbaum

    November 30, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    In June 2005, the Backstreet Boys released "Never Gone," an album filled not with the teeth-rotting pop confections of the group's youth, but with songs of a more adult contemporary style. To date, the disc has sold some 3 million copies -- huge numbers for most bands, but a far cry...