Friday, July 25, 2014 Tammuz 27, 5774
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Cantor David F. Tilman, JE Feature
The press conference led by Peter B. Lane, president and CEO of the Mann Center for the Performing Arts for the past decade, has become an annual "Rite of Spring" for a large group of print and electronic journalists who come together to hear about the new summer schedule. This year's gathering was filled with show-business elements -- the full...
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M.J. Fine, JE Feature
Not every day is a winner, but there's no reason to believe things won't get better. "Let's Go Sailing" takes a healthy approach to those imperfect days; the Los Angeles quintet recalls the past with fondness, looks toward the future with hope, and plays soothing music in the meantime. Shana Levy leads the way with sweet, girlish melodies, gentle guitars...
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By:
M.J. Fine, JE Feature
There may be some great albums on the way, but the first third of 2007 has been sadly lacking in memorable releases. I've heard some pretty confections that dissolve almost before the last note and plenty of midnight confessionals that are good for wallowing. I've even heard some frighteningly original noise; you must listen to Marnie Stern's "In Advance of...
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By:
Cantor David F. Tilman, JE Feature
The theme of this year's annual Holocaust ceremony -- "The Urgency of Holocaust Remembrance in the Madness of Our Age" -- is reflected in speeches, historical reminiscences, photographic and film exhibitions, artifact displays and musical events, all gripping reminders of the greatest horror to befall the Jewish people in our history. Two important concerts of Holocaust music express such intense...
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Duo Haroz givesa musical reading on trombone, harp
By:
Marsha Bryan Edelman, JE Feature
Most people think of the library as a place for quiet reading -- with the emphasis on quiet. But on Sunday afternoon, April 22, at 2 p.m., the reading room at the Bala Cynwyd Library will be transformed into a listening room, and visitors will be hearing a very unusual combination of sounds as the Duo Haroz presents an afternoon...
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