On Thursday night last week, 1,500 Los Angeles area Jews gathered in six Laemmle movie theaters in Beverly Hills, West Los Angeles, Encino, North Hollywood, Pasadena and Claremont for sold-out screenings at the eighth annual Christmas Eve “Fiddler on the Roof Sing-Along.” I was...
December 28, 2015 | 10:21 am
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SAT JULY 13
“SONGFEST SINGS AMERICA: CELEBRATING LEONARD BERNSTEIN”
Celebrating America’s great composer, SongFest 2013 partners with Grand Performances to present a concert, the centerpiece of which will be the unpublished “Songfest: A Cycle of American Poems for Six Singers...
October 24, 2012 | 1:24 pm
October 24, 2012 | 11:43 am
SAT OCT 27
“Seeds of Resiliency”
Documentarian Susan Polis Schutz’s new film introduces us to 12 diverse people who have survived tragedies and challenges by having hope and helping others, including a Holocaust survivor who believes that “the worst can bring out the best in...
December 22, 2011 | 4:40 pm
For the fourth consecutive year, Laemmle Theatres is hosting a Christmas Eve sing-along screening of “Fiddler on the Roof,” Norman Jewison’s film adaptation of the long-running Broadway musical. The Dec. 24 event will be held 7:30 p.m. at the Music Hall 3 in Beverly Hills....
November 22, 2011 | 10:28 am
October 9, 2003 | 8:00 pm
Early in the Nazi regime, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, a rising young Protestant minister and theologian, was asked by his twin sister to speak at the funeral of her Jewish husband.
Bonhoeffer consulted his church superiors and refused. Later, tormented by his decision, he asked himself,...