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Agents of Change

George Heymont | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
George Heymont

The 2013 San Francisco Jewish Film Festival included documentaries about two men with as much chutzpah as blood flowing through their veins. While not an international celebrity, each is a heroic figure in his own right.

Joe Papp Documentary Is Superb Depiction of Complex Man

Jay Weston | Posted 03.24.2013 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

From the mid-50s until he died in 1991, Joe Papp was probably the most important theatrical figure in New York, perhaps in the country, influencing hordes of people favorably about the enjoyment of the theatrical experience.

Easy Reader: Peggy Pope of Nine to Five Tells Her Irresistible Show-Biz Story

David Finkle | Posted 07.23.2012 | Books
David Finkle

Her show-biz resume began accumulating credits not too long after she'd settled in Manhattan -- and all of it Pope recounts with great humor. She's a naturally funny woman when she's merely recounting the facts. Laughing out loud through these pages is a regular response.

David Amram at 80

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

No one can believe David Amram is now 80. Yes, you can do the math. But, to see him cavorting about the ample stage in front of a packed Symphony Spac...