With a varied and colorful career, and still as relevant as ever, Joan Rivers shows no sign of stopping. Thanks to countless career reinventions, this queen of comedy has truly become an American icon. In her lecture, “My Life in Show Business: 135 Years and Counting,” Rivers recounts the frank and hilarious version of her life’s story. Following her remarks, get ready to learn more about her experiences and her Jewish influences during an intimate onstage interview.
Known popularly as Noa, the Israeli singer has famously broken music, language and international barriers. Her latest release, The Israeli Songbook, reinterprets classic Hebrew songs accompanied by the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra. Along with her longtime partner and collaborator Gil Dor, and accompanied by a quartet, this will be the L.A. premiere of her latest world tour.
Many people don't know that Showtime's Emmy-winning series, Homeland, is actually based on Israel's highest-rated drama of all times, Hatufim. Developed by Fox for American audiences, the original series was created, writted and directed by Gideon Raff. Using scenes from both versions, the award-winning creator will discuss the differences and similarities between both shows and their respective markets.
Join us as Los Angeles' preeminent dance companies combine forces for an evening of contemporary dance. BODYTRAFFIC is directed by the internationally renowned Tina Berkett and Lilian Barbeito. L.A. Dance Project is directed by Benjamin Millepied, widely known for his work in the movie Black Swan.