Monday, May 4, 2015 Iyyar 15, 5775

On a vessel that's seen war sits a display on the Holocaust
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A new exhibit about the Holocaust on the Battleship New Jersey lets visitors view images of the atrocities that occurred more than 60 years ago in Nazi-occupied Europe and, by its conclusion, challenges viewers to ponder more modern-day genocides that still rage around the world. The multimedia display, "The Holocaust and Genocide: The Betrayal of Humanity," was put together by...
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"Puttin' on the ... Lids"? Who better to traverse the labs of Broadway and off-Broadway -- between new monster hit "Young Frankenstein" and its fashionable number of "Puttin' on the Ritz," and "Stomp," the long-running trash-can concerto -- than a man who discovered their alchemy as a youngster in the audience of "The Magic Show." The abracadabra hasn't ended for...
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Producer unearths an A&E hit fit for the 'Paranormal'
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It's Penn State and "Paranormal State" in the Bizarre Bowl. Load up on the carbs and corpses; this one looks like sudden death. What it is, actually, is a gripping, chilling ghost story that would have the Nittany Lion turning tail. But these tales are for real: "Paranormal State," "starring" the Paranormal Research Society of Penn State, is reality TV...
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Louise Fiszer, JE Feature
One of the most frequent questions by readers is "Can I make it ahead and freeze it -- and for how long?" My ambivalence towards freezing is evident in my answer as I hem and haw, and describe the possible consequences of flat and tasteless dishes. I realize that the necessity of preparing ahead and storing for future use is...
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M.J. Fine, JE Feature
I never know what I'll find each summer when I go to the "Athfest" in Athens, Ga., but I always stumble across at least one gem. One of my favorite discoveries this year was Allison Weiss and the Bandits. They looked like Lisa Loeb fronting a punk band and sounded like tight pop pros. Better yet, they sank their hooks...
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Arts and Culture Events

Mon. May 4
Interfaith Family Philadelphia
6:30 PM-9:00 PM
Tue. May 5
Beth El's Jewish Film Festival
Congregation Beth El of Bucks County
7:30 PM
Congregation Beth El of Bucks County

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