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  • 7 Days In Arts

    By Carin Davis

    March 28, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    SATURDAY MARCH 30

    You spent two nights stuffing yourself on matzah ball soup and gefilte fish. Two days later, you awaken from your food coma and rejoin the world. And what better way to spend this Shabbat afternoon than at the Skirball Cultural Center with USC Dean of Fine Arts...

  • 7 Days In Arts

    By Solange Borna

    January 3, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Saturday, Jan. 5

    Tonight, entertainment at the Yiddish Culture Club is not only the usual performance of Yiddish songs. Director of the Sholem Community Hershel Hartman will reveal the intricacies of the Festival of Lights in his lecture, "The Hidden Story of Chanukah,"...

  • 7 Days In Arts

    By Solange Borna

    December 27, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    Saturday, Dec. 29

    Artist Elizabeth Tinglof new mixed media works "...scapes," manages to capture on canvas the feeling someone gets while looking down at the world. The paintings, reminiscent of aerial photographs, uncover the relationship between the topography of our planet...

  • 7 Days In Arts

    By Solange Borna

    December 13, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    Saturday, Dec. 15

    Food. It's a big part of the Chanukah, but by the end of the holiday your family might want something a beyond potato latkes. Today, learn what to cook for the last nights of the "Festival of Lights" with "Jacques Pépin's Chanukah Celebration," an hour-long...

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  • 7 Days In Arts

    By Solange Borna

    October 18, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    Saturday, Oct. 20

    The Jews of Poland have endured countless attacks against their culture, ranging from the hostility of the Poles to the aggression of the Germans. Born in 1877, Yiddish songwriter and poet Mordecai Gebirtik, captured the emotions and culture these trying time...

  • 7 Days In Arts

    By Solange Borna

    October 4, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    Sunday, Oct. 7

    Equipped with lulav and lemony fresh etrog, the children at the Skirball's Celebrate the Harvest Holiday: Sukkah Decorating event will help garnish the sukkah. Artist Abby Gilad will lead a workshop in making wall posters, followed by refreshments in the sukkah. $5...

  • 7 Days In Arts

    By Solange Borna

    September 27, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    Saturday, Sept. 29

    Today's show at the Performing Arts Center of Cal-State University Northridge, "Gershwin the Klezmer", created by writer/producer Joseph Vass documents the life of legendary jazz musician George Gershwin. The tale of the fusion of jazz and klezmer is told...

  • 7 Days In Arts

    By Solange Borna

    July 5, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    Saturday, July 7

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    • The first stand-up comedian to ever perform at Carnegie Hall, Shelley Berman is back with his one-sided telephone conversation skits. The author of books such as "Cleans and Dirtys" and "A Hotel Is a Funny Place" performs his comic routine reunites with cabaret...

  • 7 Days In Arts

    By Solange Borna

    June 14, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    Saturday, June 16

    Being a Jew with a Christmas tree in your house during the holidays in addition to living among the havoc of the '60s can be pretty confusing for anyone. This is the situation faced by Mindy, a character in Wendy Graf's comic play, "The Book of Esther." Her parents...

  • 7 Days In Arts

    By Mike Levy

    April 26, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    Saturday, April 28

    Ceramic artist Otto Natzler first gained his reputation in the art world as the chemist responsible for the glazes and kiln work he did in collaboration with his wife, master potter Gertrud Natzler. After Gertrud's death, Otto, now 93, has continued with his...

  • 7 Days In Arts

    By Mike Levy

    April 12, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    14 Saturday

    The best of current French cinema screens this week at the City of Lights, City of Angels Film Festival. The only one of the featured films presented in English, "Esther Kahn" follows the young daughter of Jewish immigrants in 19th century London. Esther feels...

  • 7 Days In Arts

    By Mike Levy

    March 15, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    17 Saturday

    Big name comedians offer a tasty dish of family-friendly comedy for Anshe Ames Synagogue's fifth annual yuks for bucks, "A Time to Laugh" stand-up comedy night fundraiser. Wayne Cotter and Steve Mittleman join a line of comics you may have seen on "The Tonight Show "or...