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Time and Money

Ask Sadie, November 2015
by Marnie Macauley

My Final Column

Playing with Matches, November 2015
by Jennifer Garstang


November Happenings

It’s galas galore and more this November, with chances to celebrate Israel mixed in with good times, good laughs and good family fun. First off, a reminder about the annual StandWithUs: Festival of Lights Israel Matters gala to be held this year on Dec. 6, 6 p.m. at the Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines. Journalist Bret… Read More »

What is “Indecent” to You?

It seemed like a typical night on Broadway in 1923. But all hell was about to break loose. The Vice squad not only closed down the production of “G-d of Vengeance,” but they arrested the producer and 12 actors, and booked them on obscenity charges. It was a travesty, and it dogged the play’s writer… Read More »

New Pot Paradigms

So far in the lead-up to the November 2016 elections, there are two proposed marijuana legalization initiatives working their way toward California’s ballot. It is expected that Nevada, Maryland, Maine, Florida, Michigan and Missouri will also have legalization initiatives on their state ballots next year. To date, 25 states (counting the District of Columbia and… Read More »

The Magic of Creativity

Music is cocky, prideful and intuitive. It’s there when you’re born, floating around for you to pull out of the air in handfuls; and music is there when you die, waiting to collect the talent that you’re leaving behind. At least that’s how Mitch Albom sees it. In his new novel, “The Magic Strings of… Read More »


Little Italy Open Studio Nights (Meyer Fine Art) @ Meyer Fine Art in Little Italy (and other galleries)
Nov 12 – Dec 30 all-day
Come down to the north end of Little Italy and stroll through the Art & Design district!
Exhibit November 12, 2015 – December 30, 2015
Saturday November 14th, 6-9 pm

Open Studio Night at 2400 Kettner Blvd.
participating businesses
Nancy Plank 
Susan Snyder

98 Bottles
Pantaleoni photographer
Hairy & Merry
India Street Antiques
Kate Webb – Draw from within
jdc fine art
Adelman Fine Art
1980 Kettner Blvd: Ste 40
Negulescu Fine Art
2360 India Street 
Scholar in Residence: Rabbi Aryeh Lebowitz @ Congregation Beth Jacob
Nov 29 – Nov 30 all-day
House of Israel Open House Sundays @ Balboa Park
Nov 29 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Dec 1 all-day

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