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Wednesday 11/07/2018
Film about renegade chroniclers of Warsaw Ghetto has one-night-only AZ premiere
Posted: November 07, 2018

After the Nazis rounded up 450,000 Jews and forced them into the Warsaw Ghetto, a covert group comprised of journalists, scholars and community leaders worked to keep their heritage alive. The group was called Oyneg Shabes and it defied the Third Reich with pen and paper.

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Wednesday 10/31/2018
Mad as hell: women’s anger as a revolutionary power
Posted: October 31, 2018

Rebecca Traister, writer at large for New York magazine and contributing editor at Elle, recently published her third book, “Good and Mad,” an examination of what happens not only when women get angry, but when they deploy that anger to galvanize social change. Women’s anger, Traister writes, has played a pivotal role in shaping the country: “Female rage in America has a long and righteous history, one that we have, very pointedly, never been taught.” 

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Wednesday 10/24/2018
Q&A: Filmmaker discusses the making of a tense community chronicle in ‘Charm City’
Posted: October 24, 2018

“Charm City,” a critically acclaimed documentary about community relations and the Baltimore Police Department, was directed by Marilyn Ness, a filmmaker from New York. It follows community activists, police officers and people just trying to make it through the day as they grapple with the violence and poverty afflicting Baltimore, before and after the arrest of the death of Freddie Gray. Here, Ness discusses her film.

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Wednesday 10/17/2018
Women get angry, adapt to postwar US
Posted: October 17, 2018

“Not Our Kind”

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‘Beautiful Boy’ is honest, heartbreaking examination of drug addiction
Posted: October 17, 2018

It’s impossible to watch “Beautiful Boy” without feeling exhausted.

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Wednesday 10/10/2018
KISS frontman displays other artistic side
Posted: October 10, 2018

You probably know his “Starchild” character, with white face makeup and a black star over his right eye, and the Spandex, leather and chains he wears onstage with platform shoes. But when he’s not smashing guitars and telling you to “lose your mind in Detroit Rock City,” KISS frontman Paul Stanley is a prolific artist.

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Wednesday 09/26/2018
Author explores the power of challah
Posted: September 26, 2018

Beth Ricanati’s memoir, “Braided: A Journey of a Thousand Challahs,” tells the story of one woman’s search for health and spiritual tranquility.

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Thursday 09/20/2018
Abduction tale an engrossing read
Posted: September 20, 2018

“The Real Lolita: The Kidnapping of Sally Horner and the Novel that Scandalized the World”

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