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DVD Review: Rhapsody in Blue (1945)

The biographical elements of this George Gershwin biopic are lacking, but the music is sublime. Read More »

DVD Review: Jerry Lewis’ The Jazz Singer (1959)

In 1959, Jerry Lewis tried for respect as a dramatic actor with a TV adaptation of The Jazz Singer. Read More »

Theatre Review (LA): Jolson at the Winter Garden at the El Portal Theatre

For some nostalgia and a darn good time catch Mike Burstyn as Al Jolson. Read More »

Music Review: Various Artists – Jewish Soul

Thirteen classic Yiddish songs in stunning performances by artists Jewish and non-Jewish. Read More »

Elvis Was The King Fifty Years Ago This Week

Elvis Presley was not lonesome a half century ago. Read More »