Month: July 2017

The Little Mermaid Live at the Orpheum

In a magical kingdom beneath the sea, the beautiful young mermaid Ariel longs to leave her ocean home to live in the world above. Based on one of Hans Christian Andersen’s most beloved stories, with music by eight-time Academy Award winner Alan Menken, it’s a hauntingly beautiful love story for the ages. Come fall in love with the magic for the first time—or all over again with classics such as “Under the Sea,” “Kiss the Girl, “Part of Your World” and more! Disney’s THE LITTLE MERMAID is produced by Pittsburgh CLO & Kansas City Starlight. Audiences around the world...

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Jewish Basketball Greats Head to Israel

Ed Wiener won a gold medal as part of Team USA’s basketball squad in the 1953 Maccabiah Games. His competitive nature says that it’s past time for another one. This year, with Ed at the helm, he’s hoping the 10-man team he’s rallied together will bring home the 2017 Maccabiah basketball gold. And won’t that look good on his resume? It’s been well chronicled here in Jewish Scene Magazine about his Hall-of-Fame Tennessee Volunteer basketball career, his eight games played against the Harlem Globetrotters, and even his brief stay in the NBA before entering the field of dentistry. But...

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