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The Idan Raichel Project at UCLA Live

By Noa, published on Nov 16, 2007

The Idan Raichel Project made its Royce Hall debut in a magnetic, sell-out performance on UCLA’s campus last night. The Project is a blend of Israeli, Ethiopian, South-American, European, and Middle Eastern music, featuring a diverse group of musicians and singers who each have the opportunity to showcase their talents during the panoply of different songs and instrumental pieces. The Project’s album features a variety of guest performers, some of which tour with the band in concert. At last night’s performance, the artists were: Idan Raichel: a third-generation Israeli with Eastern... (more)

Tags: los angeles, jazz, music, israel

The Lion King at the Pantages in Hollywood

By Noa, published on Dec 6, 2006

Last night I went to see Broadway's award-winning best musical The Lion King, which is playing at the Pantages Theater on Hollywood and Vine until January 7th. This is the fourth musical I have been to but I must say it is by far the best. The most impressive things about it are the costumes and props. The creativity involved in making the animals come alive on stage was unbelievable! Far from the classic personification of animals in Cats, where actors simply wear little ears and makeup, the Lion King has revolutionized the creation of animal characters. The production uses many different... (more)

Tags: disney, movie, hollywood, music

"Z" for Danielewski

By Noa, published on Oct 18, 2006

I don't know if it is truly rare to meet an incredibly deep person, or an abnormally sensitive or intelligent one. Somewhere I think we all possess mountains of these wonderful qualities which define us as a community of humans. What I will say is this: it is unbelievably rare to find a person who, through deep soul searching, introspection, and tireless scrutiny of the outside world has managed to raise from the depths so much of himself and make what most of us feel as subconscious or barely cogniscent float so close to the surface. It is a rare gift to truly be able to share of oneself;... (more)

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Open Water... Can't They Make an Interesting Movie About Sharks?

By Noa, published on Aug 15, 2006

Open Water looked like a promising movie at first. It has sharks in it, and beautiful ocean views, so I thought, "how can you go wrong with this?". Unfortunately, I was mistaken. The movie putters along at an unbearably slow pace, which is probably intentional because it makes you experience the character's trials as realistically as possible. However, it's boring as hell. To my great displeasure, I have noticed this trend creeping up in more and more movies lately. Instead of focusing on the interesting highlights of a certain experience, some movies now drag the viewer through every boring... (more)

Tags: movie, hollywood

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