Friday, July 31, 2015 Av 15, 5775

But the Liberty Bell has a resonance few American icons can match
By:
It's accepted as a truism that the majority of Philadelphians take the wealth of historical artifacts that surround them -- the most significant dating from the period of this country's struggle for independence -- pretty much for granted. I say this with some certainty since I count myself as typical of those who've spent most of their lives in and...
Comment0
By:
Is Bob Horowitz Doylestown's answer to Mr. Roarke? The plane ... the plane? Better make it the R5. Nobody's doing fantasy better than Bucks County real-world favorite Horowitz. But no one man's a fantasy island, and Horowitz is the Jewish juggernaut at the head of Juma, a company that has made reality worth waiting for. Fulfilling his fantasies these days...
Comment0
Depends on who you ask, and 'Scene' did just that with 'City' experts from the 'burbs
By:
It's "Sex and the City 2," and it's time to meet the "girls" again. Well, here they are: Lori Coren and Linda Rigberg. You were expecting maybe Carrie and Samantha? Trust the "Scene": you're better off with these two from Langhorne and Elkins Park. But that's not why you stood in line and boxed out the other women at the...
Comment0
By:
Roberto Bolaño's books are suddenly everywhere, which is a fortuitous development for readers who like adventurous fiction. This literary stroke of luck is thanks in good part to the persistence of the estimable and always forward-thinking New Directions publishers. Farrar Straus and Giroux somehow beat out ND for the rights to two of the late Chilean-born novelist's longest and perhaps...
Comment0
'Dreamgirls' surviving creator rocks on
By:
Girl groups -- the supreme beings of the Motown Sound, the sexy sultry soul sisters who couldn't hurry love, but knew how to stop it when it hit their hearts. "Dreamgirls" pulls out all the stops in its highly stylized vision of such a girl group from rags to riches to rock royalty and back again when nothing but heartaches...
Comment0
Advertisement
Advertisement

Arts and Culture Events

Fri. Jul 31
National Museum of American Jewish History
10:30 AM-5:30 PM
Fri. Jul 31
Germantown Jewish Centre
6:00 PM

Advertisement