Friday, August 26, 2016 Av 22, 5776
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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. The show celebrates the work of the father-son duo of the late Isa and Ivan Barnett. Barnett père was a renowned artist during the last century whose work appeared in numerous media, including The Saturday...
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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, folks!), primarily about God and belief, between Sigmund Freud and C. S. Lewis. One set, no other actors, just two white guys sitting around talking. “I was told by two different producers that there was no...
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Design of the Times Design Philadelphia takes center stage through Oct. 14. The city’s premier festival devoted to Philadelphia’s community of designers dedicated to enhancing our daily lives will showcase local talent like Four Corners: Design from Philly Surrounds. Held at Minima Gallery in Old City, this exhibit, curated by Royce Epstein and Caroline Tiger, focuses on demonstrating the possibility...
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While no statistics are available for this sort of thing, in all likelihood, the Philadelphia Theatre Company’s first production of its 2012-2013 season, the world premiere of a musical called Stars of David, will set the re­cord for most Jewish-American luminaries to be featured onstage in the same play. Based on the book, Stars of David: Prominent Jews Talk About...
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Aly Raisman Meets Fans
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Sally Friedman, Jewish Exponent Feature
Standing before an adoring crowd at the Katz Jewish Community Center in Cherry Hill, N.J., gymnast Aly Raisman, star of the U.S. Olym­pic Women’s Gymnastics team, paused for a long moment, taking it all in: the cheers of greeting, the packed-to-capacity gymnasium, the faces beaming up at her. Her look back seemed a mix of great pleasure, wonder and maybe...
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