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Articles from the April 17, 2019 edition

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  • 12 Angry Women Register Voters in 60 Cities, Following Dramatic Reading of Play

    Mary Leipziger, Observer Staff Writer|Apr 17, 2019

    Last weekend, over 60 US Cities hosted readings from the play "12 Angry Men," performed "by 12 impassioned women!" Says the group's website, In 1954 Reginald Rose wrote a television/movie called 12 Angry Men. The plot involved sequestering 12 men in a room after a murder trial. The jurors were to dissect and analyze the evidence and possible guilt of a young man, accused of killing his father. The judge insisted there was to be no hung jury. It takes place in any metropolitan...

  • Exploring the Jewish Musical Legacy at the Braid Theater

    Mary Leipziger, Observer Staff Writer|Apr 17, 2019

    The Jewish Women's Theatre (JWT) Presented Bravissima! Jewish Women in Music last Sunday. The event included a Celebrated Flutist, Emmy-Winning Composer and Internationally Renowned Conductor . The distinguished artists who comprise the panel are: flutist Susan Greenberg, composer Miriam Cutler and Rachael Worby, Artistic Director of MUSE/IQUE, LA's musical adventure series. Live music and a dance performance by Lillian Rose Barbeito. Screenwriter Arlene Sarner moderate the panel. She...

  • Non-Denominational Easter Sunrise Service on Sunday, April 21 at Pierce Brothers Westwood Village

    Steve Mahrle, Pierce Bros

    I'd like to invite members of our community to celebrate Easter at our non-denominational Sunrise Service on Sunday, April 21. We will gather in the gardens at Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Park to greet the sun, share a message of hope, and start a day of celebration and joy. And, if you don't celebrate Easter, we wish you a happy Spring. This beautiful and inspiring service will be officiated by the Reverend Matthew Hardin, Associate Pastor of the Westwood Presbyterian Church....