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  • E.L. Doctorow, ‘Ragtime’ author, dies at 84

    July 21, 2015 | 7:03 pm

    E.L. Doctorow, the author of popular novels grounded in American history including "Ragtime" and "Billy Bathgate," died in New York on Tuesday at age 84, the New York Times reported.

    The award-winning writer died of complications from lung cancer, the Times said, citing his son.

  • MUSIC VIDEO: Janet Klein and Her Parlor Boys— ‘Yiddish Hula Boy’

    By The Web Guy

    May 23, 2008 | 10:24 pm

    Hollywood ragtime sweetie Janet Klein sings a 1920s Tin Pan Alley tragedy—tailor Izzy Cohen visits Honolulu, falls in love with the hula hotties, and writes wife Becky that he won’t be back no more.

  • MUSIC VIDEO: Janet Klein—‘Cohen owes me 97 dollars’

    By The Web Guy

    May 22, 2008 | 10:56 pm

    Hollywood ragtime sweetie Janet Klein sings Irving Berlin’s “Cohen Owes Me Ninety-Seven Dollars” at the Tin Pan Alley show during the Annual West Coast Ragtime Festival in Sacramento last November (2007)


  • 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...

  • ‘I am Tateh’

    June 19, 1997 | 8:00 pm

    After months of rehearsal as a poor immigrant struggling to protect his daughter, Rubinstein has forged a close bond with Danielle Weiner, the young actress who plays Little Girl
    In "Ragtime," the part of Tateh, a widowed, immigrant Jew who comes to New York with a young daughter in...
  • America, Set to Music

    By Diane Arieff

    June 19, 1997 | 8:00 pm

    Coalhouse Walker Jr.
    (Brian Stokes Mitchell),
    a ragtime pianist brimming
    with confidence and plans
    for the future

    America, Set to Music

    By Diane Arieff Zaga, Arts Editor






    into the

    heart of


    novel and

    pulls out

    a rousing,

    epic musical

    After the...