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  • Calendar Girls picks, clicks and kicks for February 16 - 22

    By Dikla Kadosh

    February 14, 2008 | 5:00 pm

    SAT | FEBRUARY 16

    (SHABBATON)
    pick gifThe provocative opinions of Jonathan Rosenblum, a Yale Law School grad, rabbi and an outspoken journalist, have put him at the forefront of Israeli politics. A columnist at the Jerusalem Post and a leading spokesperson representing the Orthodox...
  • Book captures before and after of Israel’s Ethiopian Jews

    By Sandee Brawarsky

    December 6, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    A woman of biblical beauty, a dark-eyed Ethiopian gazing directly at the camera, appears on the cover of a new book of photographs, "Transformations: From Ethiopia to Israel" by Ricki Rosen (Reality Check Productions, $45). She's wearing white embroidered robes, her hair covered with...
  • The photographer who defined urban L.A.

    By Tom Teicholz

    November 15, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    Julius Shulman, the still much-in-demand architectural photographer, famous for his photos of Modernist homes, turned 97 a few weeks ago, and the partying has been pretty much nonstop -- which is the way Shulman likes it.

    The Getty Research Institute, which houses Shulman's...

  • Photography: A ‘Vanished’ Berlin through Roman Vishniac’s lens

    By Tom Tugend

    November 1, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Shortly after famed photographer Roman Vishniac died in 1990, his daughter Mara checked through his New York apartment. In the bottom drawer of a file cabinet she found a bundle of folders and envelopes labeled "Berlin."

    The discovery was a surprise to Mara and her mother, Luta....

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  • Quarterly calendar

    March 15, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    MARCH

    Fri., March 16

    "Irish Writers Entertain: An Evening in the Company of Irish Writers." One-man show starring Neil O'Shea. Part of the annual Irish Cultural Festival. Loyola Marymount University (LMU). 7:30 p.m. Free. LMU, Barnelle Black Box, Foley Building, 1 LMU Drive, Los...

  • Photography: Life during wartime

    By Robert David Jaffee

    February 8, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    "It's terrible being far away," said Israeli-born photographer Elinor Milchan, about watching the news of last summer's Israel-Hezbollah war on CNN or Fox. "They only show you brief moments of terror. They don't show you in-between moments that give you strength."

    Milchan's...

  • Q & A With Leonard Nimoy

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    November 2, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    Leonard Nimoy -- best known as "Star Trek's" logical Mr. Spock -- wants the Griffith Observatory to go where no observatory has gone before. So he became one of the staunchest advocates of the landmark's mammoth renovation and expansion project, along with his wife, Susan Bay Nimoy,...
  • Bedouin life from a child’s eye view through a camera

    By Anita K. Kantrowitz

    September 21, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    A young Bedouin boy casually leans against a rough-hewn wooden table, his kaffiyeh blowing in the wind. Laid before him are some of the traditional tools of Bedouin coffee-making, essential to their culture of hospitality. A mortar and pestle for grinding the beans, a large cast-iron...
  • Arts in L.A Calendar

    September 14, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    SEPTEMBER
     
    Sat., Sept. 16
     
    "The California Modernist Portrait." Exhibition of portraiture from the '20s, '30s and '40s by Victor Arnautoff, Otis Oldfield, Mabel Alvarez and others. Sept. 16-Nov. 11. Spencer Jon Helfen Fine Arts, 9200 W. Olympic Blvd., Suite 200, Beverly...
  • Torture? Nah, Just a Tantrum

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    June 15, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    A new billboard depicting Jill Greenberg's photographs of sobbing toddlers might raise the profile (and debate over) her controversial exhibition at the Paul Kopeikin Gallery.

    The ad, hovering above the intersection at Highland and Melrose avenues, presents images from her "End...

  • Darfur Horrors in Black and White

    By Tom Tugend

    June 15, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    What at first glance appears to be the most artless of photographs is also the most haunting.

    Two tall white garbage sacks lean against a brick church in Rwanda, below tattered posters and next to a frieze of "The Last Supper," as if waiting for the next pickup collection.

    A second...

  • 7 Days in The Arts

    By Keren Engelberg

    May 18, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    Saturday, May 20

    High school teacher Eddie Friedman has made it his mission to take students on the March of the Living, as a way of teaching them about the Holocaust. Over the years, he accumulated a collection of photographs depicting the experience. UCLA Hillel's Dortort...

  • A Photojournalist’s Twist on Nazi Image

    By Tom Tugend

    March 2, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    A visitor to the Getty Center encounters a 1932 photomontage of Hitler, his right arm raised Nazi style. Behind him stands a corpulent German industrialist slipping wads of money into the Fuehrer's outstretched hand.

    The ironic title is "The Meaning of the Hitler Salute: Little Man...

  • Spectator - Scene of the Shot

    By Susan Josephs

    October 13, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    In New York City of the 1930s and '40s, Arthur "Weegee" Fellig often worked all night, shooting the latest murder, fire or urban melee with his Speed Graphic camera. An unshaven, fedora-wearing, tough-talking, cigar-smoking loner, Weegee renamed himself after the popular Ouija board...

  • 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...

  • Historically Sacred L.A.

    By Gaby Friedman

    July 28, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    Robert Berger is a third-generation Angeleno who dares to do the unthinkable in Los Angeles.

    He actually gets out of his car and studies old buildings.

    Berger, an architectural photographer with Berger/Conser Architectural Photography, is interested in historic Los Angeles....

  • Nimoy’s New Trek

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    June 2, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    In a recent Tel Aviv seminar, Leonard Nimoy -- famous as "Star Trek's" logical Mr. Spock -- described the Vulcan way he behaved while playing Golda Meir's husband in a 1982 TV movie.

    "I had a question and the director blurted, 'It doesn't make any difference, you're wrong for this...

  • Circuit

    June 2, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    Cardinelli Couture Shines

    Fashionistas noticeably gasped as each model paraded down the runway recently at the incredibly perfect United Hostesses' Charities luncheon at the Beverly Hills Hotel. The annual fundraiser for the cardiac unit at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center featured a...

  • 7 Days in The Arts

    By Keren Engelberg

    May 19, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    Saturday, May 21

    Ah, love. We get a heaping helping of it at the Getty's "Love Story Weekend," which continues today. Hear noted actors read short stories by noted writers -- Regina King reads Charles Johnson, Alec Baldwin reads John Updike and William H. Macy reads Etgar...

  • Light of Day

    By Tom Teicholz

    May 19, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    As I drove toward Malibu the other day, Santa Monica Bay was anything but uniform, a shifting collage of textures and hues of blue. As the sun glinted off the water, I wondered: How does one describe the special quality of Santa Monica light? How do you explain it? How do you...

  • Strand’s ‘Roads’ Less Traveled

    By Keren Engelberg

    May 12, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    In 1917 Alfred Steiglitz was a giant in the world of photography. His "Steiglitz Circle" included artists like Arthur Dove, Paul Strand and Georgia O'Keefe, "all of whom believed in the expression of a modern art, one that was distinctly 'American,'" according to Anne M. Lyden,...

  • 7 Days in the Arts

    By Keren Engelberg

    January 27, 2005 | 7:00 pm

    Saturday, January 29

    Annie Korzen knows better than you. Or at least that's what she thinks. In her one-woman show, "Straight From the Mouth," that's how she gives it to you. Expect music, "constructive criticism" and lots of laughs from the gal also known as "Seinfeld's" Doris...

  • 7 Days in the Arts

    By Keren Engelberg

    January 20, 2005 | 7:00 pm

    Saturday, January 22

    Fine-print dealers from across the country convene at LACMA this weekend for Los Angeles Print Fair 2005. View and purchase American, European, Canadian and Japanese prints from as early as 1500 all the way through to contemporary works, including pieces by...

  • 7 Days In Arts

    May 6, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    Saturday



    Revolutionaries in the field of photography are celebrated in the Getty Museum's exhibition, "Photographers of Genius," now on display, in honor of its 20 years of collecting photographic images. Walker Evans, Dorothea Lange, Man Ray and Alfred Steiglitz are four of 38...

  • 7 Days In Arts

    February 12, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    Saturday



    With Valentine's Day comes melodrama, though if you're lucky it's just in the form of Neurotic Young Urbanites' new show, "Golden Prospects: A Los Angeles Melodrama," which promises opium, pornography, prostitution, disfigurement, blindness, and a live on-stage pianist....

  • 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...

  • Art Brings Life to Old Case Studies

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    January 15, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    The eight stark photographs show scenes from a decaying mansion in West Adams, where a homeless parent and child "squat" amid dust and detritus. A microwave oven sits on a peeling bureau; a wall has crumbled between the toilet and living room.

    The images -- featured in "Still...

  • 7 Days In Arts

    December 18, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    Saturday

    "The Nanny's" Fran Drescher whines her way into hearts once again, as she hosts the Jewish Television Network's one-hour, all-the-stops-pulled-out"A Chanukah Celebration." Today on PBS, Fran shares her own Chanukah memories, then introduces each of the segments that...

  • A World of Makeup, Midriffs and Mirrors

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    September 4, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    When photojournalist Lauren Greenfield was 12, she discovered girl culture at Camp JCA Shalom in Malibu.

    "My fellow campers brought trunks filled with clothes, makeup, blowdryers, hair gels," Greenfield, 37, wrote in an essay. "They straightened their hair, shaved their legs and...

  • Covertly Capturing Mishkon Tephilo

    By Marvin Wolf

    August 21, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    Before going public, photojournalist Marvin Wolf spent four years surreptitiously photographing the life of congregation Mishkon Tephilo in Venice. During another year of shooting, he applied digitography and fine art techniques to transform his images. In the following, Wolf...

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