Thursday, October 23, 2014 Tishri 29, 5775

Stand-Up Guy Scores a Comedic Trifecta
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This story is being brought to you in Todd-AO widescreen vision. And why not? It is, after all, Todd Glass’ A-OK farsighted vision that has made the Valley Forge native son the supercomic of the cutting edge. Last comic schticking? On the edge of 40, the comic and his offbeat always-on sense of humor have found a home up on...
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Would you trade a career in commodities for comedy? Marc Grossman has … sort of. While Grossman still serves as a stocks/options trader for an area proprietaryfirm, it was when he took stock of the local comedy-club scene that he exercised his own option of a quasi-career change. "I'd been trading for nine years and had nothing - nothingtangible -...
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David Tilman, JE
Two months ago, Joseph H. Kluger announced hisresignation as presidentof the Philadelphia Orchestra,completing his 16-year stewardshipat the end of August. Initially appointed as executivedirector in May 1989, he wasgranted the title of president inNovember 1991, and has the secondlongest tenure as chief administrativeleader of the orchestra,exceeded only by ArthurJudson (1915-1935). A lothas happened in the interim: collaborationswith Maestro RiccardoMuti; two...
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Marlton man draws on crush for film about Drew Barrymore
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D.B. — call home! Or, at least, Drew Barrymore, call Brian Herzlinger. In a way, she already has; Herzlinger’s “My Date With Drew” is his iconic calling card, loaded with mirthful minutes of movie idol worship and popcorn panache that makes the Marlton, N.J., native’s feature directorial debut, opening Friday, Aug. 5, a “Date” to remember. For the Jersey Jewish...
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Barry Goldberg and buds bring back the blues
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Scott Benarde, JE Feature
Keyboard player Barry Goldberg is upbeat as he talks about "Buried Alive in the Blues," the new Chicago Blues Reunion CD, DVD and current tour, which he fondly calls " ''Spinal Tap'' for the geriatric set." CBR, after all, is a band of merry old blues men - and one woman - most in their 60s, whose paths crossed in...
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