Relax -- it's comedy
With 200 guest rooms, the Peninsula -- one of an international group of five luxury hotels owned by Hong Kong and Shanghai Hotels, Ltd. -- is certainly not the largest hotel in the city, but it hosts more than its share of celebrities and A-list events.
VideoJew Jay Firestone scrapes the phony tinsel off the facade of Tinsel Town and uncovers the real tinsel. Mmmmm, tinsel!
The Jewish Federation's Entertainment Division -- a brand new YouTube member -- posts three-minute promo video.
Such quintessential "biz" questions proved to be hot topics for a select group of 25 film and television professionals from Los Angeles and Tel Aviv as they sat in a conference room July 13 at The Jewish Federation's Goldsmith Center. It was still early in the morning on the first full day of the ninth annual Master Class in Cinema and Television, but already people seemed to be in the throes of furious note-taking as they listened to tricks-of-the-trade advice from several Hollywood veterans.
The documentary, "ShowBusiness," captures the behind-the-curtain drama of the 2003-2004 Broadway season, illustrating the ups and downs the public isn't privy to - from blockbusters that shine to "turkeys" that crash and burn.
Dating can be scary. Dating in a foreign country can be petrifying.
When is a dirty bathroom a broken window?" This is the question that opens Michael Levine's recently published business tome, "Broken Windows, Broken Business" (Warner Business Books).
Rabbi Jonathan Aaron of Temple Emanuel in Beverly Hills knows as much about show business as shul business.
The 39-year-old rabbi, a former actor and managing director of the Open Forum Theatre in Connecticut, is the author of a new musical, "Hyrcanus," an intergenerational production of the temple's Emanuel Arts Center.