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  • Sportin’ Life was right, but what about that Torah tune?

    By Roger Price

    June 13, 2013 | 6:50 pm

       Sportin’ Life, the dope peddling conman who lived on Catfish Row in 1930s Charleston, South Carolina -- at least in the musings of George and Ira Gershwin and writers DuBose and Dorothy Heyward -- never did delve deeply into higher Biblical criticism.  He probably never even...

  • Multimedia show explores Gershwin’s genius

    By Tom Tugend

    September 27, 2011 | 6:22 pm

    Rather than compose “Porgy and Bess,” what if George Gershwin had instead scored the opera “Dybbuk and Leah”?

    Though the latter title is imaginary, Gershwin did start in on a Dybbuk-themed work, only to learn that the opera rights to the Yiddish play by S. Ansky had been...

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