November 17, 1998
FASHION Joan Vass opens her new store--the only one in Southern California--at Century City mall, 6-8 p.m. Wednesday. (310) 556-8957. * MUSEUM Autry Museum's 10th anni- versary Saturday and Sunday offers music and activities. 4700 Western Heritage Way, L.A. (213) 667-2000. * FESTIVAL Festival of Jewish Artisans show and sale Saturday evening and Sunday all day at Temple Isaiah, West L.A. (310) 277-2772.
February 2, 2013 |
The Palm Springs Modernism Show may not begin until Feb. 14, but tickets are selling fast for many of the architecture tours during the related 11-day celebration of desert design. Already bought your tour tickets to Sunnylands and the William Cody glass house? Consider yourself lucky. Those events have sold out. But tickets are still available for selected tours as well as lectures and films , and the modern living, vintage car and vintage trailer expos . Limited tickets were released Friday for tours of the Frey House II, above, architect Albert Frey's home built high in the San Jacinto Mountains overlooking Palm Springs.
November 20, 1997 |
The 17th Annual Jewish Artisans Festival returning to Temple Isaiah this weekend is just one of many opportunities to celebrate Jewish culture in L.A. Friday Laemmle's Theatres' three-week Jewish Film Series begins with "A Life Apart: Hasidism in America." Narrated by actors Sarah Jessica Parker and Leonard Nimoy, this documentary tells the story of the creation of post-Holocaust communities in the U.S.
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April 11, 1987 |
Pesach, or Passover, is the Jewish season of freedom celebrating the Israelites deliverance from Egypt. Passover seders, dinners commemorating the exodus, will be held at several area synagogues next week. Rabbi Steven D. Schatz will officiate at a community seder at 6:30 p.m. Monday, the first day of Passover, at Temple Isaiah, 2401 Irvine Ave., Newport Beach. Symbolic foods representing ancient customs will be served at dinner, which costs $25 for adults and $10 for children age 13 and under.
November 16, 2000
8pm Jazz Violinist Regina Carter has been one of the brighter lights to appear on the jazz scene in recent years. She's performed locally at the Hollywood Bowl and at the Jazz Bakery, and now here's a chance to hear her in a formal concert setting. * The Regina Carter Quintet, Saturday at UCLA's Schoenberg Hall, Westwood. 8 p.m. Sold out. (310) 825-2101.
June 22, 1989 |
Lucy Pokryshevsky stood waiting at the gate in Los Angeles International Airport surrounded by preschool children from her Rancho Park synagogue who sang and waved American flags. She had waited a long time for this day. Twelve years later than she expected and 13 after she left her home in the Soviet Union, the 60-year-old preschool teacher was finally being reunited with her husband, Sergey, 65. "Thank God it is all behind us," he told her as he stepped off the Pan Am flight.