Wednesday, May 6, 2015 Iyyar 17, 5775

'Fela!' follows a Nigerian music legend on a relatable path
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Commended commodities broker Stephen Hendel probably wouldn't trade the hot product he has now for anything. But he will talk about it: "Fela!," says the producer of the multi-award-winning musical that has broken barriers and hearts, and also snare-drummed three Tony Awards in June, has changed his life. The musical's done quite a number on Broadway as well. Based on...
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Maybe he who lives in Gibson houses shouldn't throw Stones? That may be the lesson to be learned from the recent behavior of "Scene's" favorite revisionist filmmaker, Oliver Stone, whose comments in an interview in the Sunday Times of London shows that anti-Semitism has a platoon all its own in Hollywood. Stone, out promoting -- with frenzies like this, who...
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"Scene" found a surreal sense of relief in listening to the "Mad Mel Tapes." Blacks, women, gays ... Thank God. And here, "Scene" thought it was just Jews. Misery loves company and now, it seems, Jews have plenty of it when it comes to the Road Warrior's war against humanity. Who knew that Braveheart was really Chicken Little? That Mel's...
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Linda Morel, JE Feature
Nothing says summer entertaining like an array of stunning drinks in a rainbow of colors. Whether they are blends of alcohol or perky soft beverages, for maximum impact, pour these smart cocktails or juicy concoctions into crystal pitchers, punch bowls or just the right glass. To get the party started on a high note, begin serving these refreshing beauties the...
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Keri Fisher, JE Feature
This time of year, the pace of life slows down, leaving us to enjoy long evenings in the fading twilight, relaxing in the balmy temperatures and cool breezes. This, to me, is the very best part of summer. While I enjoy the hearty vegetables of autumn and warming stews of winter, there's nothing I like more than a simple meal...
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