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Orly Minazad

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Conan O'Brien Took Late-Night TV to Armenia for the First Time

Conan O’Brien took his TBS show to Armenia for a special edition and it was everything we dreamed it would be: ridiculous and hilarious without insulting or diminishing the culture, and even emotionally moving at times.   For all this we can thank Sona Movsesian, O'Brien's longtime Armenian-American assistant. She......
Navid Negahban plays Yizkhak

Homeland's Navid Negahban Does Not Play a Terrorist in Baba Joon

The night after the sold-out screening of Baba Joon at the 29th Israel Film Festival in Beverly Hills, writer/director Yuval Delshad’s is ordering a beer and coffee at Culina Restaurant at the Four Seasons. He and his star, L.A. transplant Navid Negahban, are waiting for their fellow cast members to......
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Best Mocktails at a Jewish Community Center

72 Virgins is a series of four-week workshops that teach the art of making nonalcoholic cocktails as pretty as they are delicious. Founded by Howard Seth Cohen and Saba Mirza, fellows with Jewish-Muslim partnership NewGround, the workshops aim not only to showcase the art of alcohol-free mixology but also to......
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Best Service for Getting Kids Around

It's a tale as old as time. You and your kids need to be in three different places, freeways apart, and there's just one of you and no time machine. HopSkipDrive is a ridesharing service for children ages 7 through 18. Yes, it's like Uber for minors. But that description doesn't do......
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Buzzfeed Live: IRL, OMG!

If you’re a Buzzfeed junkie, you’ve dreamt about this day more than your fairytale wedding. But unlike your fairytale wedding, this is actually happening. Buzzfeed editors Doree Shafrir and Isaac Fitzgerald are co-hosting Buzzfeed Live: IRL, OMG! featuring comedian and co-host of Who Charted? podcast Kulap Vilaysack, stand-up comedian Kyle......

Green Light One-Acts

Oh yes it’s ladies night, and the feeling’s right: After 12 years of repping underrepresented female playwrights and directors in Philly and New York, Alex Dilks Pandola finally is presenting a one-act play festival showcasing their L.A. sisters. GLO, or Green Light One-Acts 2014, is dedicated to plays written and......

Lena Dunham

In between writing, acting and producing HBO's hit show "Girls," 28-year-old Lena Dunham has defied the laws of time and space to write a memoir. Not That Kind of Girl: A Young Woman Tells You What She's "Learned" is a collection of essays from a smart, citified, 20-something feminist. Dunham......

…?but can she play?

Don't wait for the weekend to indulge in a night of groundbreaking music and theater. The producers of the upcoming documentary " … but can she play?" have teamed up with the Pasadena Playhouse for a courtyard jazz fest featuring all-female jazz band The Brina Simon Trio, followed by a......