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Heart to Hart

By Tom Teicholz

June 30, 2005 | 8:00 pm

Kitty Carlisle Hart

A few weeks ago, the Getty Playhouse showcased a memorable special event: "Here's to Life," Kitty Carlisle Hart's cabaret-style one-woman show, accompanied by her musical director, David... read full article

  • Agents of Charity

    By Tom Teicholz

    June 2, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    As I write this The Jewish Family Service (JFS) of Los Angeles' annual gala to be held on June 1, 2005 is a few days away. The honorees are CAA agent Rick Kurtzman; his brother, Fox business affairs executive Howard Kurtzman; and their brother-in-law, William Morris Agent David...

  • Light of Day

    By Tom Teicholz

    May 19, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    As I drove toward Malibu the other day, Santa Monica Bay was anything but uniform, a shifting collage of textures and hues of blue. As the sun glinted off the water, I wondered: How does one describe the special quality of Santa Monica light? How do you explain it? How do you...

  • Tommywood - Raymond’s End

    By Tom Teicholz

    May 5, 2005 | 8:00 pm

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  • Luck of the Exiles

    By Tom Teicholz

    April 7, 2005 | 8:00 pm

     

    Spring is upon us. My allergies have been acting up for weeks. So it seems the right time to talk about cross-pollination, a subject that it is at the heart of important new exhibits in Los Angeles and New York.

    When Massachusetts Gov. Michael Dukakis was running for president...

  • Becoming a Nephew

    By Tom Teicholz

    November 25, 2004 | 7:00 pm

     

    Today, I am a nephew. Last weekend, the names of more than 3 million persons murdered in the Holocaust were posted on the Internet as part of a searchable database created by Yad Vashem in Jerusalem.

    Yad Vashem was established in 1950 by an act of the Knesset, the Israeli...

  • Tough Guys

    By Tom Teicholz

    August 12, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    Reading "The Collected Stories of Isaac Babel" (W. Norton & Co., 2002) in paperback, edited by Babel's daughter, Nathalie, got me thinking about Jewish gangsters and tough guys.

    Babel was born in Odessa in 1894. He wrote of Odessa's Jewish underworld and its gangsters in sparkling...

  • The Kid Still Stays in the Picture

    By Tom Teicholz

    July 1, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    Tommywood was expecting a Hollywood moment. Publicity guru extraordinaire Michael Levine had arranged for me to meet legendary Producer Robert Evans at his longtime lair, Woodland, the former home of Greta Garbo. I turned north of Sunset Boulevard and, like William Holden, wondered...

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