Sunday, December 28, 2014 Tevet 6, 5775

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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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His is a tower of song with music as mortar and poetry as posterboard upon which he posts the heart and soul of a pop generation lost in paradise. If he builds it, they have sung it. But don't expect Leonard Cohen's compositions to be digested by the Architectural Digest crowd; his is a canon of creativity that towers above...
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Of the great modernist poets -- meaning artists of the stature of T.S. Eliot, Ezra Pound and William Carlos Williams -- one of the least recognizable figures must be Charles Reznikoff. Even more than 30 years after his death, he is known only to poetry connoisseurs and certain scholars. That may always be the case, because of the nature of...
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Andrew Schloss, JE Feature
If you can have cake for breakfast -- coffee cake, cheesecake, pancakes -- and breakfast for dinner, what's to keep you from sipping a little soup for dessert? There is nothing in the definition of soup that says it has to be loaded with chicken and noodles; why not honeydew and lemon, or mango and raspberry, or chocolate with toasted...
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There were delighted exclamations of recognition and nostalgia, as visitors to a recent preview event began exploring the National Museum of America Jewish History's delicious "Forshpeis!" exhibit. And let's not forget that "Forshpeis" translates from Yiddish to "appetizer," which is precisely what the museum is offering. Of the 10,000 artifacts that comprise the Peter H. Schweitzer collection, the museum is...
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