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  • 7 Days in the Arts

    By Keren Engelberg

    November 18, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    Saturday, November 20

    Why just dust off that same old menorah when you can ring in this Chanukah with a shiny new one, too? The 24th annual Festival of Jewish Artisans comes to Temple Isaiah this weekend, featuring Judaica and decorative fine art by more than 30 artists. Kicking...

  • 7 Days in the Arts

    By Keren Engelberg

    November 11, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    Saturday, November 13

    On the one-year anniversary of her death, the famous and infamous Leni Riefenstahl becomes the subject of discussion in multiple venues. The Goethe-Institut Los Angeles, UCLA Film and Television Archive and the Fahey/Klein Gallery collaborate in presenting...

  • How-Tos by Jews

    By Keren Engelberg

    November 11, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    There's something very American about a book that claims to be a "guide to life." There's also something very Jewish about it. From Ben Franklin to Henry David Thoreau, the goal of self-improvement has enjoyed a distinguished history in our country -- and currently enjoys extensive...

  • 7 Days in the Arts

    By Keren Engelberg

    October 28, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    Saturday, October 30

    The title says it all in playwright Larry Gelbart's satirical look at political scandals, "Mastergate." Utilizing a Hollywood action film as a front – the fictional controversy goes – the White House has allegedly engaged in some illegal shipping of arms....

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  • Calendar

    By Keren Engelberg

    October 28, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    The Jewish Journal is no longer accepting mailed or faxed event listing information. Please e-mail event listings at least three weeks in advance to: calendar@jewishjournal.com.

    By Keren Engelberg

    Calendar...

  • 7 Days in the Arts

    By Keren Engelberg

    October 21, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    Saturday



    Disabled artists make headway today thanks to the Irene Vaksberg Salon. The hair salon-by-day becomes an art space this evening, offering a forum for work by emerging artists with disabilities. "Readings From Explore and Express" features works by blind photographer...

  • 7 Days in the Arts

    By Keren Engelberg

    October 14, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    Saturday



    The Daniel Pearl Music Day continues on this week and into November. Those paying homage today include Kehillat Israel of the Pacific Palisades, which will honor Pearl's memory during its Shabbat service, and Madeline Felkin and Deanna France, who perform classical,...

  • Calendar

    By Keren Engelberg

    October 7, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    The Jewish Journal is no longer accepting mailed or faxed event listing information. Please e-mail event listings at least three weeks in advance to: calendar@jewishjournal.com.

    By Keren Engelberg

    Calendar

    October 9/Saturday

    ARTS...

  • 7 Days In Arts

    By Keren Engelberg

    May 13, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    Saturday

    Entertainment comes at no price today in North Hollywood and West Hollywood. Take your pick: The NoHo Theatre and Arts Festival offers a variety of theater performances that includes musicals, kabuki, sketch comedy, improv, poetry jams and children's shows. Also on the...

  • 7 Days In Arts

    By Keren Engelberg

    April 29, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    Saturday



    With May Day come sundry outdoor celebrations. At today's Venice Garden Tour, the beach city's green thumbs flaunt their flora and fauna for the benefit of at-risk youth. The fundraiser for the Neighborhood Youth Association's Las Doradas Children's Center and Learning...

  • 7 Days In Arts

    By Keren Engelberg

    April 15, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    Saturday

    The A's have it. This afternoon, Tobey C. Moss Gallery hosts an opening reception for its latest exhibition by printmakers, "Arenal, Arp, Armano and Abramson: Multiculturalism." The short list of artists is a sampling of the four different ethnic backgrounds represented...

  • 7 Days In Arts

    By Keren Engelberg

    April 1, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    Saturday

    Francophile or Franco-reviler, ya gotta give credit where it's due. Screening as part of the "City of Lights, City of Angels" French cinema festival is "La Petite Prairie Aux Bouleaux." Translated to English, it means "A Birch Tree Meadow." But they're actually both...

  • Free Fallin’

    By Keren Engelberg

    April 1, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    I'm riding shotgun in Hawthorne's truck, and we're on our way to jump out of a plane together. As the truck bumps along to Perris Valley, I'm having one of those moments where the same word keeps repeating itself in my head: "requiem." Requiem, requiem, requiem. My brain has been...

  • 7 Days In Arts

    By Keren Engelberg

    February 19, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    Saturday



    Southwest Chamber Music performs works by musicians on the fringes of society in their latest series, "Exiles and Outcasts: Vienna and Hollywood." Six concerts at three different venues feature music by Third Reich exiles Eric Zeisl and Hanns Eisler along with pieces by...

  • 7 Days In Arts

    By Keren Engelberg

    February 5, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    Saturday



    Two widely divergent Jewish performers come to Southern California tonight. Make the drive to Claremont for the feel-good sounds of Israeli folk/rock star David Broza. The celebrated trilingual guitarist and singer-songwriter will perform his English, Spanish and Hebrew...

  • 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!"...

  • David Gamliel’s Weird Science

    By Keren Engelberg

    January 8, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    It's a wintery Saturday night in Hollywood, and I am having one of those quintessential L.A. outings. Sitting in the dank, stonewalled basement of the landmark Magic Castle, I am watching psychokinetecist David Gamliel move objects with his mind. Our well-dressed group stares at the...

  • Happy Circumstance

    By Keren Engelberg

    May 8, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    Erin Falkowitz, 25, daughter of Ellen and Michael Falkowitz, and Jake Jundef, 26, son of Bracha and Moshe Jundef, met in the summer of 1997, long after the laws of probability say they should have. Both of them went to UC Santa Barbara and had numerous mutual friends -- Jake had even...

  • A Double Mitzvah

    By Keren Engelberg

    May 8, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    If one follows the traditional Jewish philosophy that a lifetime is 70 years, Dr. Hy Goldman was symbolically reborn on April 22, 2000. It's a philosophy Goldman likes, and thus followed to the next logical conclusion -- that he should reaffirm his commitment to Judaism with a second...

  • 7 Days In Arts

    By Keren Engelberg

    April 30, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    Saturday



    Beyond the tattooed and patchouli-scented bohemian excesses of the Venice boardwalk, tucked into the hidden walkways of the city's quieter neighborhoods, bloom exquisite little gardens that most of the year are off-limits to the likes of us. But not today. The Venice...

  • Business Thrives With Eye on Beauty

    By Keren Engelberg

    January 16, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    Shawn Tavakoli reads Women's Wear Daily, and he's not ashamed to admit it. He also reads Vogue, Mademoiselle and most other beauty magazines. It isn't pleasure reading he's doing. It's research.

    The owner of the Beauty Collection beauty supply chain explained, "I'm always looking...

  • Everyone Likes ‘Pie’

    By Keren Engelberg

    November 14, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    You could say actress Barbara Minkus has been studying for her current role her whole life. She's always been rather petite and has always loved to sing and perform.

    "I had such a big voice for such a little girl that people would always say, 'She's a regular Molly Picon,'" Minkus...

  • Storybook Romance

    By Keren Engelberg

    November 7, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Kathy Angel Eisenberg and David Eisenberg first met at Rose Nails salon in Woodland Hills. David was taking his 16-year-old daughter to get a manicure and Kathy was bringing her kids with her for her own appointment. The kids were "bouncing off the walls," Kathy said. David quickly...

  • 7 Days In Arts

    By Keren Engelberg

    October 17, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    19/SATURDAY

    B'nai B'rith is one more organization hopping onto the "shop for Israel" bandwagon. And who can blame them? Frankly, we commend them on merging our two favorite hobbies: shopping and supporting Israel. Worth the shlep today (or tomorrow) is their Fine Art Show: Israel's...

  • Searching for Cohens

    By Keren Engelberg

    August 29, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    When Andrea Kalinowski was a little girl in Montreal, her father had an unusual ritual. Any time the family stopped in a little roadside town, he would find a phone book and search for Cohens. He would inevitably get excited when he found even one, amazed and proud that his people...

  • 7 Days In Arts

    By Keren Engelberg

    May 16, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    19/SUNDAY

    Isaac Stern's life has been well-documented. But there are interviews and pictures you haven't seen. The America-Israel Cultural Foundation, Los Angeles Chapter is hosting "Remembering Isaac," a film retrospective with never-before-seen footage covering his contributions to...

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