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St. Louis Jewish Light

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St. Louis Jewish Light

The Regional Arts Commission opened the exhibit “Tradition!” featuring the works of four Jewish artists: Barbara Umbogy, Lauren Pressler, Sandy Kaplan and Frank Roth. Pictured are Umbogy, Pressler, Kaplan and the show’s curator, Buzz Spector, on the exhibit’s opening night. The show runs from July 13 – August 18 at The Regional Arts Commission, 6128 Delmar Blvd. in the Loop. For more information, visit www.art-stl.com.

Exhibit explores contemporary Jewish art with works by four local artists

By Sarah Weinman, Special to the Jewish Light August 8, 2012

An ongoing exhibition at the Regional Arts Commission examines themes of contemporary Jewish art through the works of four local Jewish artists: Sandy Kaplan, Lauren Pressler, Frank Roth, and Barbara Umbogy. Buzz Spector, himself an artist, is curator...

 ‘They’re Over Here’ by Frank Roth is included in the upcoming TRADITION! (as uttered by Zero Mostel in “Fiddler on the Roof”)exhibition at the Regional Arts Commission. The event features four Jewish artists and is curated by Buzz Spector, a Jewish artist, writer and curator.  The exhibition runs from Friday, July 13 through August 18.

Nobody like Nora, a new tradition

By Ellen Futterman, Editor July 4, 2012

Of the many things I admired about the late Nora Ephron, it was her candor, even if it meant some people were not going to like her (though it seemed most everyone did). Ephron wrote a lot about what she liked and what she didn’t like, sometimes about...

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