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Ghost Writer

  My father got into computers 20 years after he died,” claims Esta Cassway. “I was not particularly a believer in spirits,” says the local...

Making Book

Top off your weekend with a trip to the Katz JCC in Jersey for a star-studded line-up at the annual Bank of America Festival...

Screenplay Strategizing

With your choice of a dozen films from around the world, taking advantage of the 32nd annual Phila­­delphia Jewish Film Festival could require some...

The Benefits of Apartmentalization

In 2006, Arnon Goldfinger found himself in a situation familiar to virtually anyone who has experienced the death of an older relative. He was...

Kleinstein Time on the Main Line

  When the Idan Raichel Project played to a sold-out crowd of 800 in March at Congregation Rodeph Shalom, they did more than just rock...

The Joy of Six

Write a memoir in six words? It sounds preposterous, but Larry Smith has compiled books from such six-word missives, including one focused on Jewish...

The Watchlist: Week of Oct. 18, 2012

  Family Pictures Oct. 20 from 5 to 7 p.m. marks the opening reception for “Generation to Generation,” the new exhibition at University of the Arts....

Talk Show

  From the tough sell de­part­ment, theatrical division: Trying to convince potential investors and audiences alike that watching an imagined 80-minute conversation (no intermission here,...

Next Wave

The arts broke new ground as the 21st century began.
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That’s Entertainment

The arts flourished in Philadelphia by mid-20th century and continued to find all sorts of outlets, both professional and amateur.