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LA Jewish Symphony Presents "Cinema Judaica" at the Ford Theatre

Rodney Punt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Rodney Punt

The LA Jewish Symphony's second installment of "Cinema Judaica" for its insider audience was so focused on its subject it had the air of parochial ritual. It was certainly helpful if you knew Yiddish.

What I am Reading This Summer and Why

Nina Sankovitch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Nina Sankovitch

Novels, mysteries, thrillers, philosophy, and one big book of travel essays are on my summer reading list. How did I choose the books?

Half-Blood, All Brilliant: The Sixth Harry Potter Movie Enchants and Enthralls

Gregory Weinkauf | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Gregory Weinkauf

There's so much wonderful style, wit and even genuine pathos holding this stuff together that only an idiot could deny the many charms of this franchise.

WGN Radio Bumps John Williams From Morning Slot, Greg Jarrett Moved In

Chicago Tribune | Phil Rosenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

John Williams, who in December took over a WGN-AM 720 morning show that had only had three hosts over the previous 43 years, is being moved to mid-mor...

13 Ways of Looking at the Inauguration

Bill Katovsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bill Katovsky

Certainly, we have seen digitally enlarged crowds this size in blockbuster films, but there was an amazing, surreal quality in seeing that many people gathered on the Washington Mall.

LISTEN: Favorite Science Fiction Soundtracks

Posted 04.11.2012 | Science

What does science fiction sound like? Sci fi movies have a history of weird, imaginative soundtracks, possibly because we're not sure what kind of...