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Jerry Cutler On Film—‘The Patels’ Are Just Like You And Me

Posted: Tuesday, September 8, 2015 – 9:04 PM Meet The Patels is a documentary worth seeing for many reasons. The first being, it gives an insight into a close-knit Indian family that insists it heritage be paramount—especially when choosing a spouse.    The Patels are a proud Indian family whose son Ravi is encroaching on his 30th […] Read More

Another Roger Lefkon Phobia —The Fear Of Drones

The specter of a “surveillance society” has become a reality so joining law enforcement agencies are casino operators watching for card counters, divorce attorneys on the trail of cheating spouses, environmentalists monitoring ice floes, and families looking for lost children, dogs and grandparents. Read More

Dishing It Up With Sharon Insul — Rise To The Occasion

Cake stands probably date to Victorian times. Posted: Monday, August 24, 2015 – 2:39 PM Rise to the occasion! How many times have we heard, or been told to do just that—rise to the occasion? Well, I’m here to tell you, that when it comes to tablescaping that’s exactly what I do. While desserts are usually a visual feast all on their […] Read More

Jerry Cutler On Theatre—’Bad Jews’ At The Geffen– Superb!!

Raviv Ullman and Ari Brand in "Bad Jews. "Photo by Michael Lamont. Joshua Harmon has written an exceptionally funny play that opens many questions as traditional values butt principles with the secular. It is, to the dismay of many a subject, for more profound introspection.I n the interim, thanks to director Matt Shakman’s guiding hand, until these values are settled – if ever–"Bad Jews" is a must see if you're looking to laugh out loud and go home and ponder the question – or not. Read More

Jerry Cutler On Theatre—Deaf Theatre West’s Exuberant “Spring Awakening” Speaks Volumes

Sandra Mae Frank (Wendla) and Austin McKenzie (Melchior) in "Spring Awakening." Photo by Kevin Parry Under Michael Arden's inspired direction, some parts are played by hearing-impaired actors whose signing conveys profound meaning and passions, while singing thespians stand beside them, giving a voice to vent their sexual frustrations, hopes and uncertainties. It is the honest exuberance of the cast—the most talented assemblage of performers this side of Avon—that makes the play a success. Read More