Friday, August 1, 2014 Av 5, 5774

Iliza Shlesinger wins over audiences -- and an NBC title -- on her way to Glenside
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The Lone Star State ain't in such a lonely state anymore: It has a new amiga to keep it amused these days in Dallas maverick Iliza Shlesinger, whose shoot-from-the-hip delivery landed the Texan-on-a-tear terror the "Last Comic Standing" championship on NBC. Giddy-up: The industry's latest punch line podner is eastward ho these days, in heady terrain as headliner of the...
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She loves you ... yadda, yadda, yadda. Okay, it's "yeah, yeah, yeah," but, yes, haven't we heard all this cover band banter before? Not like you're about to hear it now, contends Brit Robert Butters, whose bread and butter is bringing "She Loves You!" to adoring audiences worldwide in a tribute of a treat for Beatles fans. Let him take...
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Sex" and the -- suburbs? Since "Sex and the City" carried Carrie and company to new fiscal heights this past summer at the box office, raking in some $150 mil domestically -- which could pay for about a footlocker of Manolo Blahniks -- they've been tossing magnolias out of the windows of the Magnolia Cafe to celebrate. But, the film's...
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Marc Beja, JE Feature
Members of New York University's coed Jewish a cappella group, Ani V'ata, bounced up and down on stage, keeping pace with the harmonies and rhythms of their original arrangement of an Israeli pop love song. It's a sound being heard more often around the United States, as Jewish a cappella music -- singing without instrumental accompaniment -- surges in popularity...
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Several months ago, The New York Times Style Magazine , which in this case was devoted solely to travel, ran a lively article about the town of Boulder, Colo. The title was "Twenty-Five Square Miles Surrounded by Reality," which, for those conversant with "Boulder-ese," sums things up nicely; even more to the point was the second headline: "If you're a...
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