Arts & Entertainment

 

Kim Gordon in Conversation with Carrie Brownstein

The bookseller for this event is Green Apple Books.
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To simply call Kim Gordon a musician is like saying that Andy Warhol was just an artist. Sonic Youth co-founder, visual artist, fashion icon and...

Wednesday, Mar 4

Starts at: 8:00 pm

Jewish Life in American Cinema
Hollywood’s Double Take

Hollywood’s Double Take: Depicting (and Avoiding) the Holocaust

Presented by Peter L. Stein, filmmaker and former San Francisco Jewish Film Festival executive director


From the Marx Brothers to the...

Sunday, Mar 8

Starts at: 4:00 pm

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The Enchanting Neil Gaiman

Photo: Kimberly Butler
The bookseller for this event is Green Apple Books.
With Michael Chabon

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Neil Gaiman is one of fantasy’s most extraordinary innovators. Long considered a top writer of comics, he is also the creator...

Thursday, Mar 12

Starts at: 7:00 pm

Exploring Mark Rothko

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The Jewish Daily Forward.


The bookseller for this event is Books Inc. Laurel Village.
With Annie Cohen-Solal

Few painters invite contemplation like Mark Rothko, whose luminous canvases have an almost spiritual effect on many viewers. Born Marcus Yakovlevich Rothkowitz in czarist Russia,...

Wednesday, Mar 18

Starts at: 7:00 pm

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Sessions:
Italian Baroque Music from the Jewish Ghetto

Photo: Randi Beach
Pictured above: Nicholas McGegan
Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra and
Classical KDFC presents

Nicholas McGegan, Conductor


A new concert experience! Join conductor Nicholas McGegan for a guided tour of the music of Salomone Rossi in 17th...

Friday, Mar 27

Starts at: 8:00 pm

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Jewish Life in American Cinema
When Jews Meet Gentiles

When Jews Meet Gentiles: Love Stories and Taboos

Presented by Ruthe Stein, the former San Francisco Chronicle movie editor


From the Marx Brothers to the Coen Brothers, from The Jazz Singer to Fiddler...

Sunday, Mar 29

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Killer Heels

With The Brooklyn Museum’s Lisa Small, Curator of Exhibitions

We love them. We hate them. We endure outrageous pain to wear them, because they’re just so gorgeous. Direct from the Brooklyn Museum’s...

Tuesday, Apr 14

Starts at: 7:00 pm

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Giants of Jazz on Film
East Coast, West Coast, and Points In-between


Our community partners are sf|noir and The 9:20 Swing Dance Party.
Presented by Mark Cantor

Jazz historian and raconteur Mark Cantor celebrates jazz performed by smaller combos—trios through sextets—and compares styles from the East and West Coasts, as...

Saturday, Apr 25

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Jewish Life in American Cinema
What’s Not to Like?

What’s Not to Like? The Movies’ Love Affair with Jewish Humor

Presented by Ruthe Stein, the former San Francisco Chronicle movie editor and Peter L. Stein, filmmaker and former San Francisco Jewish...

Sunday, Apr 26

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