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Sharon Farber’s ‘Only A Book’ Kicks Off Los Angeles Jewish Symphony’s ‘Encounter’ Series, Russel Steinberg’s ‘Canopy Of Peace’ Premieres

Composer Sharon Farber The Los Angeles Jewish Symphony (LAJS) kicks off its 2015 season at 7 p.m., Sunday, April 12 with ““Jewish Music Encounters," in American Jewish University's Gindi Auditorium. The LAJS String Ensemble will perform "Only a Book" by Sharon Farber; and Russel Steinberg's "Canopy of Peace," dedicated to the late Rabbi Harold M. Schulweis, will see its premiere. Read More

Schools & Summer Opportunities —How Emotions Matter For Academic Success Subject Of Willows Community School Talk, April 29

Marc Brackett, director of the Yale Center of Emotional Intelligence The Willows Community School will present an evening with Marc Brackett, director of the Yale Center of Emotional Intelligence and co-creator of RULER, an evidence-based approach to social, emotional learning, at 7 p.m., Wednesday, April 29, at the Culver City school. “Emotions matter, and they matter a great deal in school,” says Brackett. “Everyone needs emotional intelligence and opportunities to be brave and kind.” Read More