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  • ‘The Wire’ creator and HBO’s favorite son David Simon is working on two new shows

    August 11, 2015 | 10:35 am

    It’s no secret that Jewish television writer David Simon is adored at HBO. His past productions for the cable channel, including “The Wire” and “Treme,” are some of the most critically acclaimed series in TV history.

    Nevertheless, it was surprising to hear last week that HBO had...

  • Jon Batiste and his Band Stay Human

    By Joy Bennett

    August 23, 2013 | 1:42 am

    Photo courtesy jonbatiste.com

    Sometimes in life you get lucky.  I was recently invited to see Jon Batiste and his band Stay Human the other night at Hotel Cafe, a small, hot Los Angeles nightspot that features outstanding singer/songwriters seven nights a week.  The venue...