Sunday, April 26, 2015 Iyyar 7, 5775
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Philly Cooks — and what could be hotter than the cupcakes and cakes served up by Velvet Sky Bakery in Jenkintown. Owner and “flour child” Jordan Harvey — who studied her art in Savannah, Ga., and returned to her native area to practice it — helped put the recent Philly Cooks event, showcasing the area’s best and brightest chefs and...
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To commemorate his late mother, Leah, Jordan Berman and his wife, Deanna, have set up monetary awards for caregivers at the Abramson Center for Jewish Life’s Mildred Shor Inn, in recognition of the exceptional care she received there during a five-year residency. Deanna Berman (left) and Carol Irvine (right), Abramson Center president and CEO, here congratulate first-year award recipients (from...
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A Prize visitor to Philly: Israeli Dr. Ada Yonath (second from left), a 2009 Nobel Prize recipient in chemistry, recently visited the city as a guest of Mark Alderman (right) of Cozen O’Connor. The welcoming dinner, held at Pod, attracted such well-wishers as (from left) Steve Friedman of Duane Morris, and Dr. Donna Gentile O’Donnell, trustee emerita, Drexel U. College...
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Sure, “The Phantom of the Opera” holds the record as the longest-running show in Broadway history at 25 years, but it’s still got a long way to go to catch Philly’s title holder: “Karabell!” Of course, Karabell’s not a phantom but a living, breathing reality at the Walnut Street Theatre, where Len Karabell was just feted for 40 years of...
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They could have danced all night — and that says quite a bit about strength and endurance since the Pennsylvania Ballet Company is celebrating its 50th anniversary and company founder Barbara Weissberger her 87th birthday. Here Weissberger is feted with cake and candles by PBC at its new Louise Reed Center for Dance on North Broad Street. Exec director Michael...
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