Harold Jaffe is the author of nine fiction collections and four novels; Terror-Dot-Gov, 15 Serial Killers, Straight Razor, and Jesus Coyote.
26. 1965, Los AngelesBy Raphael Rubinstein
NOV 2022 | The Miraculous
Were in Los Angeles in the mid-1960s where two film student friends (one in graduate school, the other an undergraduate senior) enroll, in successive years, in the same course on film aesthetics taught by a legendary but now retired émigré Austrian director.
Matthew Wong: The New World, Paintings From Los Angeles 2016By Jessica Holmes
JUL-AUG 2022 | ArtSeen
Matthew Wong: The New World, Paintings From Los Angeles 2016 at Cheim & Read allows the viewer space to tune out from the mythological Wong and instead focus on the material Wong.
21. 1954-1963, Los AngelesBy Raphael Rubinstein
OCT 2022 | The Miraculous
In the mid-1950s, a youthful singer becomes a sensation in Los Angeless Mexican-American community for his energetic R&B performances. Switching effortlessly between English and Spanish, he appeals especially to young girls who flock to his performances at the El Monte Legion Stadium, a venue conveniently located just outside the LA city limits and thus not subject to the citys restrictive racist regulations.
9. November and December, 1955, ParisBy Raphael Rubinstein
JUNE 2022 | The Miraculous
A German composer, who was deported from the United States seven years earlier for being, as one right-wing politician put it, the Karl Marx of music, is hired by a French director to score a documentary film about the Holocaust. From Paris, he writes home to his wife in East Berlin: The film is grandiose, horrible, showing monstrous crimes...regrettably, the film people here are putting me under pressure to finish the whole thing in ten days even though the film is barely finished.