Annapolis Day School Hosts Concert Fundraiser

The only Jewish day school in Anne Arundel and surrounding counties hopes the universal language of music will bring awareness — and funds — to the small school. On Dec. 11, renowned musicians — pianist Janna Friedman (and founder of the Janna Friedman Music School in Baltimore), violinist Nikita Borisevich and baritone singer Shouvik Mondle… Read More

Great Buys for the Jewish Music Lover in Your Life

Leonard Cohen, “You Want It Darker” Canadian Jewish singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen — best known for his songs “Suzanne,” “Bird on a Wire” and “Hallelujah” — has just released his 14th studio album. Cohen, who died in November at age 82, and his vocal style has changed as he’s aged, but it’s still a powerful instrument…. Read More

Lighting the Way at Baltimore’s ‘Disney Live!’

As families arrive at the Modell Performing Arts Center at The Lyric for “Disney Live! Mickey and Minnie’s Doorway to Magic” on Dec. 9 and 10, few will think of the enormous time and effort that goes into creating such an interactive show. A number of elements must come together cohesively to create a finished… Read More

You Should Know … Daniel Gomberg

Cobbling shoes was not the first career choice Daniel Gomberg had in mind growing up, but it is a trade he has mastered in a relatively short period of time. Since opening Charm City Shoe Repair inside Majestic Cleaners in Roland Park this past May, Gomberg, 25, has earned the moniker “shoe doctor” from his… Read More

Parve Nutella and Other Must-Try New Kosher Foods

At Kosherfest, the world’s largest kosher trade show, Yiddish and Hebrew is heard alongside English. Some 6,000 kosher-food insiders packed the massive hall, chatting, networking and tasting samples. The crowd skews male and Orthodox — in fact, it may be one of the only events where the men’s bathroom has a longer line than the women’s one…. Read More

You Should Know … Aaron Kovelman

Baltimore-born Aaron Kovelman, 25, started out playing music, but these days lights up the stage as the lighting designer for The Chainsmokers, who won favorite electronic dance music artist at Sunday’s American Music Awards. Kovelman always wanted to make it big and go on tour. Lighting design came into his life on a whim one… Read More