Thursday, August 28, 2014 Elul 2, 5774

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Mr. Speaker! Mr. Speaker! And Ms. Speaker, too! They're all there in the estimable "Philadelphia Speaker Series," presented by Widener University at the Verizon Hall of the Kimmel Center - and a lucky "On the Scene" contest winner will be there, too, receiving a series pass for two. What prominent people are about to take to the podium in this...
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M.J. Fine, JE Feature
Here's an ingenious way to pre-empt criticism: A few intense but meandering songs into Des Ark's recent local concert, singer-guitarist Aimee Argote apologized for being unfocused. It's just that earlier in the day, she said, her aunt had been spotted on TV, being rescued from a flood of biblical proportions, and her grandmother still hadn't been located. So if Argote...
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A "Baxter" has back-up lights on his heart, with an "I Break for Breakups" sticker slapped on his bumper. Wedding crasher? He's the wedding crashee - a nice guy who finishes not just last, but is the last to be told so by his former best friend running off with his fiancée. And, even worse, the Baxter's next in line...
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Michael Grana says he knew from the age of 10. That was back in 1963. "I was infatuated with Barbra Streisand," he explains. "I bought black liquid eyeliner and would lock myself in the bathroom and practice drawing her Nefertiti-like eye extensions. One day the maid knocked. 'Open up. I need the Comet,' she said. 'Give me a minute," I...
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“What’s for dinner?” is the question most of us dread hearing as we walk through the door after a long day. The challenge of coming up with healthy, tasty meals to satisfy everyone in your family is enough to make you scramble for the nearest takeout menu. But for kosher households, that becomes even more difficult because ordering in isn’t...
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