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Precedent for Protest: ZOA Attempts to Galvanize Opposition to Former Pink Floyd Frontman

You can expect several things from a Roger Waters concert: audio-visual insanity, a dash of nostalgia and a 20-foot-long helium graffitied pig. But at the...

Local Cantors To Mix Musical Genres Down the Shore

When you think of a cantor, what usually comes to mind is someone in clerical garb singing a familiar melody to a prayer. Yes,...

Choir Tour to Germany, Czech Republic Hits Educational Note

At “82 years young,” Inge Auerbacher discovered she was a big sister to nearly 60 young boys. “I told them, ‘Don’t call me grandma. Don’t...

Pew Grants Support New Endeavors for Jewish Artists and Musicians

The Pew Center for Arts and Heritage announced its 2017 grants last week, giving $10.3 million in funding to Philadelphia artists and cultural organizations. Among...

Concert to Honor Music School Founder and Highlight Children’s Skills

Nelly Berman wanted to instill the value of hard work and competition in the children she taught at the Nelly Berman School of Music...

Artist to Cross the ‘Bridge to Somewhere’

Mira Treatman has been afraid of heights since she was a child. So naturally, her upcoming SoLow Fest performance will take place on the Benjamin...

Playwright Tackles Weighty, Timeless Issues With Real-Life Elements in The Roses in June

Tim Kolman insists his first play, The Roses in June, which runs from June 14 to July 1 at Plays and Players Theatre in...

Sababa Music Festival To Offer ‘Cool’ Way to Spend Shabbat

As organizers learned with the expensive (the subject of a $100 million lawsuit kind of expensive) dumpster fire that was the Fyre Festival in...

‘Mostly Kosher’ to Make East Coast Debut

What do you call yourself when you have a band made up of some Jews and some non-Jews? Mostly Kosher. The seven-member L.A.-based klezmer band infused...

Jarran Muse Enjoying Performing as Marvin Gaye in Motown: The Musical

For the kid known as Little Sammy Davis Jr., the music of Motown has been a part of his life since he could remember...