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  • Israeli Conductor Soars in ‘Butterfly’

    By Ellen Jaffe-Gill

    December 8, 2005 | 7:00 pm

    Madame Butterfly," the story of a trusting 19th-century Japanese girl who falls in love with a fickle American naval officer, first captivated American audiences in 1900 as a play by impresario David Belasco. The Italian opera composer Giacomo Puccini saw the play's London production...

  • Jewish Advocacy, Guerrilla Style

    By Gaby Wenig

    August 26, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    The set is a converted garage in Pico-Robertson. Eight Hollywood hopefuls dressed in T-shirts and cargo pants, holding shovels and frying pans, are waiting for the camera to start rolling.

    A boom mike looms overhead and a klieg light shines in their faces, but for screenwriter...

  • 7 Days In Arts

    April 8, 2004 | 8:00 pm


    UCLA Live continues to impress today with its unique programming. Its exclusive commissioned event unites celebrated cartoonist Chris Ware ("Jimmy Corrigan: The Smartest Kid on Earth") with NPR's Ira Glass, host extraordinaire of "This American Life." Together, they...