The NY screening of Rescue in the Philippines: Refuge from the Holocaust coincides with the 75th anniversary of Kristallnacht, the “Night of Broken Glass” to commemorate the destruction of Jewish homes and businesses.
Lidia Bastianich, host of Lidia’s Italy in America, celebrates the 15th anniversary of Lidia’s Italy in Kansas City, where she opened her first restaurant outside of New York in a former railroad freight house.
THE 28th ANNUAL FORT LAUDERDALE CHRISTMAS PAGEANT captures the sights and sounds of the holiday season in an entertaining hour-long concert. This elaborate, highly produced musical production, staged by the First Baptist Church in Fort Lauderdale, features a 1,000-member cast of actors, dancers, musicians, singers and even a young acrobatic troupe performing against the backdrop of a winter wonderland. The 2011 edition features Broadway-style opening scene, rousing renditions of inspirational contemporary songs and familiar carols, an elegant candle-lit processional, an uplifting musical drama of the nativity of Jesus Christ, a rock opera-style twist on The Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairyand a dazzling pyrotechnic display.