Saturday, July 26, 2014 Tammuz 28, 5774

Depends on who you ask, and 'Scene' did just that with 'City' experts from the 'burbs
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It's "Sex and the City 2," and it's time to meet the "girls" again. Well, here they are: Lori Coren and Linda Rigberg. You were expecting maybe Carrie and Samantha? Trust the "Scene": you're better off with these two from Langhorne and Elkins Park. But that's not why you stood in line and boxed out the other women at the...
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From Sir, with lucidity. Such is the towering treat of the performance of Sir Antony Sher in the title role of "Primo," the film version of the one-man play of a thousand emotions lived through by Primo Levi, hero/survivor of Auschwitz, whose If This Is a Man couldn't have been played better by any other man than Sher. Any doubts,...
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For Philadelphia's Chuck Barris, Sunday's no holiday
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He is the father of modern-day reality-game shows, but when it came to the rules of real parenthood, Chuck Barris concedes, as a father, he didn't know best. It is all a moving admission from the man whose "Newlywed Game" and "Dating Game" were game for gotcha TV for many, but who, away from the hot lights of his "The...
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Why's a nice Jewish girl "slumming" playing Lucy the Slut? It's all in a day's -- and night's -- work, insists Jacqueline Grabois, whose handiwork includes manipulating anything-but-pedestrian puppets in "Avenue Q," the street theater of a different sort that took home the Tony Award as best musical on Broadway in 2004, and continues its raucously funny road tour this...
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Author explains the background behind a new ethnic icon
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Erica Brooke Fajge, JE Feature
"What number do the years in which the American Girl stories take place end with?" "Four!" came a loud reply. It was uttered by a young fan of the Rebecca Rubin character and books, part of the American Girl series, calling out in response to a question asked by author Jacqueline Dembar Greene. This enthusiastic elementary-school student was not the...
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