Sunday, February 14, 2016 AdarI 5, 5776

Musical star Blake Bashoff revisits family ties for Father's Day
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"Spring Awakening" slips it to the summer solstice with a splash of cold water as a bracing refresher course in the age-old contretemps over social/sexual intercourse among the young. Adapted from a century-old play by Germany's Frank Wedekind, this new snap on an age-old pair of suspenders is germane and generational in its pull. It rocks and roils, too, with...
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If you can't stand the heat, stay out of the kitchen ... Yeah, right, you tell that to Wilma Stephenson. She filets, sautés and flambés students with that flame-thrower of a tongue she has developed during some 40 years of teaching culinary arts at Frankford High School. And now, her just desserts: The teacher with crème brûlée bragging rights and...
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And this is your "American Idol"! Well, maybe not. "Actually," recalls Josh Sussman, "I was on 'The Tonight Show' with Jay Leno when he told audiences that the latest 'American Idol' contestant would be appearing, and there I was, in a spoof, singing 'Ring of Fire' [off-key] when Simon Cowell set me on fire." Show him the Doors? Cowell's done...
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The flowers are blooming. The temperature's rising. And the smell of charcoal is in the air. It's officially grilling season -- the perfect time to fire up that commitment to a healthier life-style. While this outdoor tradition adds flavors to food, it also helps remove fat and calories. Here are some barbecue tips: · Seared Salads -- Take a break...
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Landmark of the Spirit by Annie Polland, which has been published by Yale University Press, tells the stirring story -- in words and pictures -- of how the Eldridge Street Synagogue on New York's Lower East Side was restored to its original pristine beauty after decades of decay. When it opened in September 1887, the synagogue was located at the...
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