Thursday, November 27, 2014 Kislev 5, 5775

Jeffrey Ross pledges comedy in 'Patriot Act'
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Don't flag Jeffrey Ross for his red- white-and-blue humor; the guy's a veritable weapon of mirth destruction, disarming the unaware while armed for mirthful combat. Ross regales with an arsenal of quips, quotes and clever put-downs that have made him the chicken dish of choice for many a Friars Club celebrity roast. He is a J.R. you wouldn't turn your...
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Harriet Goodheart, JE Feature
Forget the water ice. For a real summertime treat without a trace of artificial flavor, take in "Alex Katz in Maine" at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. The exhibition of nearly 40 paintings by the Brooklyn-born artist takes you on a visual vacation to the Maine countryside and coastline where he has lived for part of each year...
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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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I am a deep and abiding fan of Stanley Kubrick's films -- at least the early ones, before the bloat of "2001: A Space Odyssey" sent his career on a different trajectory altogether. And like most fans, I'm well aware, even when it comes to the films I hold less dear, that they're filled with striking images. You can begin...
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On the wonder ship, you can satisfy any taste
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Ethel Hofman, JE Feature
It was a special birthday celebration. No surprise parties or dinners for 100 "close" friends, or even an intimate family gathering. Instead, we chose to celebrate with our 5-year-old grandchildren, Nicole and Jonathan, on the Disney Wonder Ship. For five days cruising the Caribbean, we were immersed in a world of fantasy. Beloved Disney pals Goofy, Donald Duck and Mickey...
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