Sunday, March 29, 2015 Nisan 9, 5775

'Dreamgirls' surviving creator rocks on
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Girl groups -- the supreme beings of the Motown Sound, the sexy sultry soul sisters who couldn't hurry love, but knew how to stop it when it hit their hearts. "Dreamgirls" pulls out all the stops in its highly stylized vision of such a girl group from rags to riches to rock royalty and back again when nothing but heartaches...
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Rachel Levy Lesser, JEFeature
As a saxophone, piano and clarinet player, Ken Silver is a world-class musician; he has played for former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Vice President Al Gore and several times for President Bill Clinton, including a recent stint at a Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia event. He is also a dedicated educator, serving as the...
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Keri Fisher, JE Feature
When the days are longer and the nights warmer, there's nothing better than lounging about outside -- on a deck or even the lawn -- watching the kids play as the sun sets and the lightening bugs start to appear. It's also the perfect time of year for homemade frozen treats to help cool everyone off. These desserts vary from...
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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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Eileen Goltz, JE Feature
Every couple of weeks or so, I get a "recipe 911." These "emergency" e-mails, phone calls, letters -- and I kid you not, the occasional knocking on my front door -- consist of pleas to help recover a lost recipe, fix a broken one, or coax the ingredients out of a reluctant chef or restaurant. While for the most part...
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