Diasporic Memories of a Jewish Family

Diasporic Memories of a Jewish Family

By Allison Schottenstein

Strangers in a strange land has been the universal theme of the Jewish story. Roger Cohen's 'A Girl from Human Street' provides an emotional account of his family's diasporic journey. 5 May 2015 // 7:00 AM

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//Recent Reviews
	Fred Hersch / Kurt Elling / Kate McGarry: Leaves of Grass

On the eve of his 50th birthday Fred Hersch doesn't so much celebrate Walt Whitman's Leaves of Grass -- or Whitman or even himself -- as indulge feelings alien to performing the text.

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	Al Green: Everything’s OK

While the world is fortunate for having a delightful new Al Green album, and we're all glad his life is in order, Everything's OK lacks the conflicted passion that was the hallmark of his greatest music.

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29 Mar 2005 // 10:00 PM

	Brendan Benson: The Alternative to Love

With music that's deceptively simple and lyrics often prone to over-rhyming, Benson still manages to deliver another melodic winner.

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29 Mar 2005 // 10:00 PM

	Audible: Sky Signal

Mike Kennedy's songs take indie-rock to the next level on Audible's full-length debut. The former drummer for matt pond PA steps out of the shadows and quietly makes a classic album.

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29 Mar 2005 // 12:00 AM

It's hard to believe a night this cool began with two hyperactive dimwits jumping around in Day-Glo wigs.

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29 Mar 2005 // 12:00 AM

Ahoy! When ne plus ultra swings on deck, musical mutiny can't be far behind. ARRR!!!

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29 Mar 2005 // 12:00 AM

What do you do when two of the four bands don't show? Get drunk and enjoy what's left.

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29 Mar 2005 // 12:00 AM

John Coltrane was a large man who cast a long shadow - over jazz, over American culture, and over his son.

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29 Mar 2005 // 12:00 AM

If only I had a hip older sister whose tastes had trickled down. Then again, better late than never.

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29 Mar 2005 // 12:00 AM

Singer or savvy satirist? For camp to work, you've got to relish the trashiness of the material and Bernhard is a master of this dialogue.

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//Blogs

Adventure Games As Theater and 'the Charnel House Trilogy'

// Moving Pixels

"The Charnel House Trilogy casts the player as an actor in a performance where the script is uncovered as performed. In doing so, it's throwing off an older design paradigm and creating a better work for it.

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