Daily Archives: April 26, 2018


Larry King: Still reigning strong

Larry King turns 85 on Nov. 19, and his career in front of a microphone turns 61 on May 1. He has conducted more than 50,000 interviews – getting to know the thoughts of athletes, movie stars, musicians, millionaires, politicians and presidents all while wearing his iconic suspenders. “I just always wanted to be in…


Israel wins Eurovision

Anti-Israel activists around the world were extremely busy trying to get people to NOT vote for Israel. Despite their efforts, Netta Barzilai, an Israeli singer and looping artist won the competition with her song “Toy.” In 2019, Eurovision will be held in Jerusalem. COngratulations Netta!!!!



Three-advisor Portland team joins Stifel On April 23, Stifel Financial Corp. announced that the team of Ken Miller; Tony Urdes, CIMA; and Bianca Urdes has joined the firm’s broker-dealer subsidiary, Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Inc., in Portland. The team has more than 65 years of investment industry experience and comes to Stifel from UBS Financial…


The art of water-wise gardening

PHOTO: Drip irrigation systems allow you to slowly  apply water right above the plant roots, encouraging the development of deep, drought-tolerant roots. Photo courtesy Gardener’s Supply Company   Making a few changes in your garden care can yield great benefits. Less time and water wasted means more time for you to relax or entertain friends…


To Hedy Lamarr, beauty was only skin deep

“Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story” is presently in theatrical release and airs in May on PBS’ “American Masters.” OPB will air the episode twice: noon-1:30 pm, Sunday, May 20, and 1-2:30 am, Saturday, May 26. The film screened at Portland’s Living Room Theater in January and at the Corvallis Jewish Film Festival in April.   In…


King David the Musical – in concert

“King David the Musical” premieres in Portland May 16. “King David The Musical,” with words, music, and script by Cantor Eyal Bitton, was originally performed as a theatrical concert at Montreal’s Saidye Bronfman Centre, then as a musical at Montreal’s Oscar Peterson Concert Hall, followed by another production at Toronto’s Winter Garden Theatre. It was…


Portland Jewish Film Festival starts June 10

  The 26th Annual Portland Jewish Film Festival, co-presented by the Northwest Film Center and the Institute for Judaic Studies, will screen about 18 films June 10-24 at the Whitsell Auditorium, Portland Art Museum, 1219 SW Park Ave., Portland. One film to be featured in this year’s festival is “The Testament” (Austria/Israel), the dramatic story…

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