| Feb 25, 2010
Wear silly clothes. Play pranks. Feast, play cards and games, and maybe even drink a little. While this may sound like any college student's idea of a perfect evening, it's actually the traditional way to celebrate the Jewish festival of Purim,...
| Feb 25, 2010
Shira Levy's no-bake nut balls
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 30 pieces
Note: Shira Levy of Florida makes these nut balls for mishloach manot every Purim and often throughout the year. To vary the recipe, you can use dried cranberries, a few drops...
| Dec 10, 2010
✭✭ Various artists, "Christmas From the Blue Note" (Blue Note). This mixed-bag compilation too often sacrifices coherence for novelty and hipness. Self-conscious modernism subverts "Deck the Halls" by singer Kate Davis and saxophonist George...
| Mar 17, 2011
The joyous festival of Purim, which begins Saturday night, commemorates the deliverance of the Jews of ancient Persia from danger. So why not celebrate with a menu that honors that?
Persian cooking has much in common with other Middle Eastern cuisines,...
| Jun 19, 2011
Tatiana de Los Reyes da Silva grew up in Brazil and Anthony Loyola Masterson was raised in the northeastern U.S. But they’re quite the opposite of their respective national stereotypes. De Los Reyes embodies all-American drive, while Masterson...
| Nov 18, 2009
| 4:32 PM
Reporting from New York. Things are finally looking up for New York City Opera. The once-feisty alternative to its imposing Lincoln Center neighbor, the Metropolitan Opera, has an acoustically improved home, is selling tickets and getting very good...
| Nov 24, 2008
| 12:37 PM
The big surprise in Milk, the new film about murdered gay activist Harvey Milk that opens in December, isnt that Sean Penn is totally credible as a homosexualwhen is Sean Penn ever not remarkable?but that Howard Rosenman appears in several scenes....
| Jun 13, 2013
An elegant miniature, Rama Burshtein's "Fill the Void" labors under a narrative inevitability, but it's artful work nonetheless.
We're in the hushed confines and spaces of the ultra-Orthodox community of Tel Aviv. Barely 18, the daughter of a rabbi,...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 8:40 AM
1) Dave Matthews Dreaming Tree Wine Dinner, CW's Chops n Catch, 706 Hartford Road, Manchester, Call (860) 783-5545 for reservations. Mon., Feb. 25, $50.
2) Hip Hop Hamentashen, The Mandell JCC, 335 Bloomfield Ave. Zachs Campus, West Hartford, Come in...
| Feb 15, 2013
The 21st annual Jewish Federation's Purim carnival, "Purim Palooza," will be held from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 24, at Reservoir High School, 11550 Scaggsville Road in Fulton. Event includes music, games, crafts, photo novelties, airbrush...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 12:40 PM
The Jewish Federation of Howard County will hold its Purim Carnival, Purim Palooza, Sunday, Feb. 24 from 1-4 p.m. at Reservoir High School, 11550 Scaggsville Road, in Fulton.
Admission is $5 per person or $15 per family (includes six game tickets)....