Wednesday, May 27, 2015 Sivan 9, 5775

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With all her bigtime Broadway credits as producer, who knew that Ruth Hendel was also involved in an off-Broadway fringe festival? "I've been making tallitsim for almost 20 years," she reveals, recalling her start a few years before her son -- now 29 -- had his Bar Mitzvah. Over the years, she has made more than a triple-chai's worth for...
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The heartfelt hurt that infuses Fela Anikulapo-Kuti's keen cry of power to the people can not be more powerfully felt than the jeremiad that jets from the mouth of Sahr Ngaujah, the Tony Award-nominated actor/artist who portrays "Fela!" on stage. If his let-my-people-go wail wallops the core of the soul, chills with the power of ice applied to the spine,...
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'Fela!' follows a Nigerian music legend on a relatable path
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Commended commodities broker Stephen Hendel probably wouldn't trade the hot product he has now for anything. But he will talk about it: "Fela!," says the producer of the multi-award-winning musical that has broken barriers and hearts, and also snare-drummed three Tony Awards in June, has changed his life. The musical's done quite a number on Broadway as well. Based on...
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Maybe he who lives in Gibson houses shouldn't throw Stones? That may be the lesson to be learned from the recent behavior of "Scene's" favorite revisionist filmmaker, Oliver Stone, whose comments in an interview in the Sunday Times of London shows that anti-Semitism has a platoon all its own in Hollywood. Stone, out promoting -- with frenzies like this, who...
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"Scene" found a surreal sense of relief in listening to the "Mad Mel Tapes." Blacks, women, gays ... Thank God. And here, "Scene" thought it was just Jews. Misery loves company and now, it seems, Jews have plenty of it when it comes to the Road Warrior's war against humanity. Who knew that Braveheart was really Chicken Little? That Mel's...
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