Monday, November 24, 2014 Kislev 2, 5775

"New York had all the iridescence of the beginning of the world," wrote novelist and short story writer F. Scott Fitzgerald in 1932 of the city that would forever be the embodiment of his dreams. David Stravitz, the author and compiler of the clear, crisp photography that fills New York, Empire City, 1920-1945, recently published by Abrams, uses the Fitzgerald...
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Offbeat musings on arts, culture and Philadelphians
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We are family: Attorney Lynne Z. Gold-Bikin , chair of the family law practice group at WolfBlock, addressed the topic of PARTNERS, a relationship education project sponsored by the American Bar Association, at the 2005 Academy for Family and Consumer Science Educators conference gathered in Norristown. … Who better folk than Philly's Gene Shay to serve as emcee of the...
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When TLW got a chance last week to talk to Tommy Lee — no video cameras allowed on premises — the raunchy rocker/ charming raconteur got to pondering postgraduate possibilities now that “Tommy Lee Goes to College,” a Tuesday-night hit on NBC, has made him an even bigger — if that’s possible — man on campus. May TLW make a...
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Broadway's sacred cows make for chopped liver when this producer tunes in
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He's shot out the lights of the "Phantom" chandelier; sent a carpenter to "Fiddler on the Roof" for an estimate; and had the daughter show up for "The Sun Will Come Out Tomorrow." All figuratively speaking, of course. But then, John Freedson figures prominently in the success of the iconoclastic "Forbidden Broadway," where, despite its title, everything is fair game...
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Pickle … Jews? More than that to drink in - pickle Arabs: That's the sweet and sour of it in "Pickles, Inc.," a winsomely wonderful documentary about a game group of poverty-level Israeli Arab women/widows with enough vim and vigor - and vinegar - to form their own firm in a feminist-unfriendly environment. "Pickles, Inc." airs as part of PBS/Thirteen-WNET's...
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