Friday, August 1, 2014 Av 5, 5774
By:
Ryan Teitman
Several kids in the aisles began to dance -- in the way only children can -- with a wonderful, reckless sense of abandon. The lead singer of the band -- backed onstage by a keyboard, guitar, bass and drums -- encouraged other audience members to leave their seats as he let loose on some hypnotic vocals. Soon, the children were...
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Cantor David Tilman, JE Feature
Itzhak Perlman -- superstar violinist, teacher, conductor and Jewish mega-personality -- invariably awakens in followers a multitude of emotions: pride, admiration of his artistic gifts, and profound gratitude for bringing to life masterpieces of the solo violin repertoire. Born in 1945, Perlman is known throughout the world for his consummate artistry and ability to touch the deepest parts of our...
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M.J. Fine, JE Feature
I'm not one to complain about the weather. For one thing, complaining doesn't do any good. Whining about the blazing sun doesn't make it any less hot. For another, I like the heat. Ninety degrees: Great, I'll sit under a tree. A hundred degrees: Terrific, I'll be in my friend's pool. I've even been known to wear jeans on visits...
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Cantor David Tilman, JE Feature
Summer 2006 marks the 30th anniversary of the Mann Center for the Performing Arts and the ninth year of Peter Lane's stewardship as president and CEO. Formerly administrator of the New York Pops and a professional double bass player, Lane has revitalized the Mann Center's artistic offerings, administrative and financial structure, and is now tackling a major renovation of the...
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M.J. Fine, JE Feature
Pepi Ginsberg's on a remarkable journey. She's come a long way in a short time, and she's nearly bursting with excitement about the future. A few weeks before the release of her breezy, folky debut, "Orange Juice: Stephanie/ Stephanie," the 23-year-old singer-songwriter sat in Rittenhouse Square and retraced her steps. Her affair with music began soon after she moved to...
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