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  • Nice Jewish Girls Gone Bad; ‘West Bank Story’ screening

    By Keren Engelberg

    March 1, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    Saturday the 3rd

    Naughty Jewish girls need love, too. Show it to 'em this weekend. "Nice Jewish Girls Gone Bad" returns to Los Angeles for three nights at Tangiers. The variety show features comedy, music, spoken word and burlesque, with a healthy helping of kitsch. Klezmer Juice...

  • 7 Days in the Arts

    By Keren Engelberg

    October 19, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    Saturday the 21st

    TV stars perform bonafide rock 'n' roll at a Ben Gurion Society

    Keren's Corner

    It's an old episode but a fairly new story. Last year, "Grey's Anatomy" featured a plot line about the high risk of breast cancer among Jewish women. This year, Hadassah delves into...

  • 7 Days in the Arts

    By Keren Engelberg

    October 5, 2006 | 8:01 pm

    Saturday the 7th

    Take a stroll for a good cause at today's 14th annual Alzheimer's Association Memory Walk. More than 100 teams are scheduled for the 5K recreational walk around Hollywood Park racetrack, and those wishing to register today are also welcome. Also ambling are...
  • 7 Days in the Arts

    By Keren Engelberg

    September 28, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    Saturday the 30th

    Funny Jewess Rita Rudner takes a break from her regular Vegas shtick to entertain us Angelenos this evening. Pepperdine's Smothers Theatre hosts the comedian before she returns to the City o' Sin for a new contract with Harrah's on Oct. 2.

    8 p.m. $65. 24255...
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  • 7 Days in the Arts

    By Keren Engelberg

    August 31, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    Saturday the 2nd

    This weekend represents a final opportunity to view two Skirball Center multimedia exhibitions. "Jewish Identity Project: New American Photography" presents photos, video and multimedia pieces by emerging and mid-career artists, exploring the theme of Jewish...

  • Jack Bender: ‘Lost’ and ‘Found’

    By Keren Engelberg

    August 24, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    Just as he has in so many past years, TV veteran Jack Bender will attend the Emmy Awards this Sunday. He's nominated again this year in the category of Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series for his work on the hit ABC show "Lost," for which he is also an executive producer. But...

  • That’s What I Do

    By Keren Engelberg

    June 29, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    If you're a single 24-year-old gal looking to meet a preferably Jewish single guy in Los Angeles, you'd think a good pick-up line might include the words "I work for The Jewish Journal." After all, what better way to convey to the guy-of-interest that you're a fellow MOT? But you'd...

  • 7 Days in The Arts

    By Keren Engelberg

    May 25, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    Saturday, May 27

    Artist (and wife of Albert) Kimberly Brooks ironically titles her rich, segmented oil portraits of women, "The Whole Story." Her exhibition of paintings of the female form closes today at Risk Press Gallery.

    11 a.m.-5 p.m., or by appointment, (Tues.-Sat.). 8533...

  • 7 Days in The Arts

    By Keren Engelberg

    May 11, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    Saturday, May 13

    The beat goes on today at the annual Santa Monica Festival. Head down to participate in a drum circle; hear multicultural music, including a concert by Bucovina Klezmer; and enter the Eco Zone. The city steps up its commitment to environmental responsibility...

  • 7 Days in The Arts

    By Keren Engelberg

    May 4, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    Saturday, May 13

    The beat goes on today at the annual Santa Monica Festival. Head down to participate in a drum circle; hear multicultural music, including a concert by Bucovina Klezmer; and enter the Eco Zone. The city steps up its commitment to environmental responsibility...

  • 7 Days in The Arts

    By Keren Engelberg

    April 27, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    Saturday, April 29

    Sure, they’re renown writers, but it seems what everyone really wants to be is a rockstar. Columnist Dave Barry, novelists Stephen King, Mitch Albom and Amy Tan and cartoonist Matt Groening, among other artists known for their literary talents, went so far as...

  • 7days

    By Keren Engelberg

    November 10, 2005 | 7:00 pm

    Saturday, November 12

    Temple Isaiah's Festival of Jewish Artisans returns for its 25th year this weekend. Help celebrate and stock up on Chanukah presents and other Judaica by attending the opening night concert, artists reception and preview sale today, or artisans show and...

  • 7 Days in The Arts

    By Keren Engelberg

    September 15, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    Saturday, September 17

    Jews of the LBC rejoice as they finally get a film fest all their own. The first Long Beach Jewish Film Festival will be held today and tomorrow, thanks to the support of the Alpert JCC and the Cal State Long Beach Jewish studies program. The lineup...

  • 7 Days in The Arts

    By Keren Engelberg

    September 1, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    Saturday, September 3

    Levantine Cultural Center celebrates its new Culver City home with a series of events aimed, as always, at celebrating the many cultures of the Middle East, North Africa and Mediterranean countries. Clearly meant to push buttons, the series title "Camel...

  • 7 Days in The Arts

    By Keren Engelberg

    July 7, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    Saturday, July 9

    It's boys vs. girls tonight. The Friars of Beverly Hills along with National Lampoon Radio personalities Adam Gilad and Kent Emmons host "Gender Smackdown," which they're billing as "an upscale comedy singles event featuring some of the hippest young comics on...

  • 7 Days in the Arts

    By Keren Engelberg

    June 16, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    Saturday, June 18

    The near month-long dance-on-film extravaganza that is the Dance Camera West International Dance Film Festival offers a poignant Jewish dance piece this evening. Head to the Redcat to view Kaeja's Dance Company's short dance film, "Departure," which evokes the...

  • Calendar

    By Keren Engelberg

    May 19, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    MAY 21/SATURDAY

    ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

    Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters: "18 Pockets of Joy" Golf Tournament fundraiser to help send underserved youths to Camp Max Straus. Lost Canyons Golf Club, Simi Valley. (323) 761-8675, ext. 30.

    Paramount Classics: "Mad Hot Ballroom," a documentary...

  • Got Sababa?

    By Keren Engelberg

    May 12, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    More fashion for a cause? You betcha. After all, why "Livestrong" when you could "Get Sababa?"

    Lance Armstrong's yellow "Livestrong" bracelets to benefit his cancer foundation are already passé. But hoping to start a fashion craze of her own, 27-year-old Traci Szymanski has...

  • Calendar

    By Keren Engelberg

    March 31, 2005 | 7:00 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

    By Keren Engelberg

    February 17, 2005 | 7:00 pm

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    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

  • 7 Days in the Arts

    By Keren Engelberg

    February 17, 2005 | 7:00 pm

    Saturday, February 19

    Before "all that jazz" there was "Ragtime," Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens' description of America in the early 1900s, as well as the title of their 1998 musical. The Tony Award-winning epic follows three families – one African American, one WASP, one...

  • 7 Days in the Arts

    By Keren Engelberg

    February 10, 2005 | 7:00 pm

    Saturday, February 12

    In "Salam Shalom, a Tale of Passion," two gay men, one Palestinian and one Israeli, begin with a mutual dislike of one another when they come to Los Angeles and find themselves as housemates. But what begins with contempt eventually turns to love, and the...

  • Calendar

    By Keren Engelberg

    February 10, 2005 | 7:00 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

  • 7 Days in the Arts

    By Keren Engelberg

    January 13, 2005 | 7:00 pm

    Saturday, January 15

    The Moshav Band be jammin' locally tonight, thanks to the Happy Minyan and the Breslov Shul. Straight outta Israel, the group will perform a mix of their classics and new songs inspired by Rabbi Shlomo Carlbach. Kabbalah-inspired musician LevYatan opens the...

  • Calendar

    By Keren Engelberg

    January 13, 2005 | 7:00 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

    December 30, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    SATURDAY

    Start off the year with a little Jewish "Kumbaya" down in Tustin. Dale Schatz leads Congregation B'nai Israel in an Alternative Shabbat that promises to be "just like camp, but without the bugs!" So go on. You know you've missed those Debbie Friedman classics.

    Noon-5...

  • 7 Days in the Arts

    By Keren Engelberg

    December 9, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    Saturday, December 11

    Today and tomorrow only, the award-winning "Underneath the Lintel" returns to the Sacred Fools Theater Company. Playwright Glen Berger's story about a Dutch librarian who feels compelled to hunt down a man whose library book is 123 years overdue is really...

  • Calendar

    By Keren Engelberg

    December 9, 2004 | 7:00 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...

  • Jew of Arcadia

    By Keren Engelberg

    November 25, 2004 | 7:00 pm

     

    Becky Wahlstrom isn't a Jew, but she plays one on TV. As Grace Polk on CBS's "Joan of Arcadia," the blond Chicagoan looks refreshingly unlike your stereotypical Jewish character. Of course, Grace's character wasn't supposed to seem Jewish from the start. The contrary, politically...

  • Calendar

    By Keren Engelberg

    November 18, 2004 | 7:00 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...

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