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  • L.A. Rising For Women - February 14, 2013!

    By Tera Greene

    February 6, 2013 | 8:26 pm

    I'll be DJing this event alongside a wealth of female talent... Please support!

    Keep dancing,

    Tera "Nova Jade* Greene

    Follow me on twitter @djnovajade | Like me on Facebook by clicking here.


    L.A. Rising For Women - February 14, 2013!

    [Where] ::The Joint, 8771 West Pico...

  • Kipah-wearing teen set for ‘America’s Got Talent’ semis [VIDEO]

    August 28, 2012 | 3:38 pm

    Edon Pinchot, a kipah-wearing Jewish day school student, will be performing in the semifinals of “America’s Got Talent.”

    Pinchot, 14, of Skokie, Ill., will be among 12 acts performing live Tuesday night on the popular NBC reality show before a a television audience that could top...

  • The soldier in the center ring

    August 7, 2008 | 12:45 am

    "Sagiv's from Israel!" a woman whispered to her seat partner as Aloysia Gavre, director of the West Hollywood Cirque School, introduced Sagiv Ben-Binyamin, a Hadera-born aerial artist and instructor, at a public showcase for the circus school.

    As far as he has traveled, literally,...

  • ‘Purple’ actress cherishes her own colorful history

    By Tom Tugend

    December 13, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    It's not unusual for an actress to assume a professional name, but it was quite a stretch for the daughter of Haya Kapelovitch and granddaughter of Sofia Katz to become Stephanie St. James and star in the African American cast of "The Color Purple."

    St. James has the role of Squeak,...

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  • Navel Gazing With Eve Ensler

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    December 8, 2005 | 7:00 pm

    Some years ago, playwright-performer Eve Ensler became mortified by her not-so-flat, post-40s belly. She starved herself, hired a trainer and watched late-night Ab-Roller infomercials. She compulsively worked the treadmill and even fantasized about contracting a parasite.

    No matter...

  • Mitzvah Freestyling

    By Loolwa Khazzoom

    December 9, 2004 | 7:00 pm

     

    Growing up in the Oakland public school system, MC Hyim began freestyling when he was 8 years old. Today, he performs and produces conscious hip-hop, encouraging listeners to do tikkun olam -- take the anger and pain from today's society and transform it into something good: "As...

  • He Sang/She Sang

    By Shoshana Lewin-Fischer

    April 22, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    Take one part Aimee Mann, one part Pete Yorn, stir in some Tori Amos and add a dash of Yiddishkayt and you've got two of the newest sounds in rock.

    The brooding but sweet Ben Arthur and the edgy yet fun Jennifer Marks will give L.A.'s book lovers a vocal treat when they perform on...

  • For the Kids

    By Abby Gilad

    July 17, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    The Good and the Bad

    This year, the 17th of Tammuz coincidentally falls on the 17th of July. The 17th of Tammuz (the 10th Jewish month) is a fast day -- no eating, no drinking. Why? Because on this day, a few thousand years ago, the Romans breached the walls of Jerusalem. Three...

  • Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    August 30, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    When Marc Wolf set out to interview gay and lesbian military personnel for his Obie-winning play, "Another American: Asking & Telling," in 1996, secrecy was crucial.

    Three years into President Clinton's controversial "don't ask, don't tell" policy, paranoia among gays in the military...

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