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Finding voice in the street

THE times are changing for the In One Voice community festival, which returns next year as a street festival in Elsternwick. For many years until 2005, In One Voice was held in Caulfield Park and was one of the highlights […]

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Nurturing a modern art

ARTIST Bill (Chaim) Meyer has continued his journey of visual exploration with a new exhibition of digitally altered abstract prints at the Castlemaine Art Gallery. The exhibition, Nurturing the

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Stars shape up with Josh

ACTOR Josh Piterman has started a new venture away from the bright lights of the theatre. He has developed a new fitness program designed for performers which is also

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Opening night at Jewish film festival

THERE was plenty of excitement at the opening of this year’s Jewish International Film Festival at the Classic Cinemas, Elsternwick on November 5, which got under way with

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Sitting shiva tests a zany family

FILM REVIEW by Don Perlgut. Take a dysfunctional New York family of adult children, many of whom actively dislike one another. Add a death of the father and

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Fashions for the ages

SHOCKINGLY irreverent or a fashion icon’s tribute to Judaism? Designer Jean Paul Gaultier is no stranger to controversy, but even that enduring enfant terrible must have been rattled

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Sondheim with passion

A NEW production of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s Tony Award-winning musical Passion is being staged at the Playhouse, Arts Centre Melbourne, this week. Passion is set in 1863

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Greek Jewish odyssey

IT was a visit to the Greek island of Corfu about 30 years ago that sparked Melbourne filmmaker Carol Gordon’s interest in the Jewish communities of Greece, some

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Artwork returns to heirs

FOR the past 23 years, Swiss lawyer Olaf Ossmann has been trying to track down a major collection of paintings belonging to a wealthy Jewish businessman who fled

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Top Israeli films at festival

FORTY-three of the best films and documentaries from Israel, Europe, America and Canada will feature in this year’s Jewish International Film Festival (JIFF), which opens on October 29

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