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92Y@MJH BOOK PROGRAM
Wednesday, January 8, 7 P.M.

Hollywood and Hitler, 1933-1939
(Columbia University Press, 2013)

Author Thomas Doherty in conversation with David Denby, The New Yorker

As Europe lurched toward war, the drama in Hollywood played out both on and off screen. Doherty offers a provocative look at how studio heads, writers, and other important players wrestled with difficult business and artistic decisions that arose with the Nazis' rise to power

$15, $12 members

Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Against the Odds: American Jews and the Rescue of Europe���s Refugees, 1933-1941. Tour the exhibition at 6 P.M. Pre-registration for the tour is suggested. Call 646.437.4202.

 


 

FAMILY PROGRAM
Sunday, January 12, 2 P.M.

Winter Magic with Naomi Less

1 P.M. - 4 P.M. Crafts for children
1:30 P.M. Family mini-tour
2 P.M. Concert

Shake off the snowflakes at this high-energy concert where everybody is encouraged to sing along, move to the music, and spread the joy. For ages 3-10.

$10, $7 children 10 and under
Museum members: $7, $5 children 10 and under

This program is made possible through a generous gift from the Margaret Neubart Foundation Trust.

 

 

92Y@MJH BOOK PROGRAM
Wednesday, January 15, 7 P.M.

Stranger in My Own Country
(Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2014)

With author Yascha Mounk

In this searching memoir, Mounk describes growing up Jewish in postwar Germany and vividly portrays a country still struggling with the legacy of the Third Reich.

$15, $12 members


 

 

SALON/SANCTUARY CONCERTS PRESENTS
Sunday, January 26, 2:30 P.M. – 5:30 P.M.

From Ghetto to Palazzo: The Worlds of Salamone Rossi

Featuring members of the Profeti della Quinta vocal ensemble and the 2012 documentary Hebreo: In Search of Salamone Rossi by Joseph Rochlitz, and an opening performance by violinists Leah Nelson and Lisa Rautenberg, and theorbo player Daniel Swenberg

Rossi, a violinist, musical director, and composer, was an important figure in both the Jewish community and the royal court during the Renaissance. An afternoon of music, film, and discussion will shed light on his unique life and work.

$35, $30 students/seniors, $25 members

Co-presented with the Primo Levi Center

 

 

WORLD PREMIERE CONCERT
Wednesday, January 29, 7:30 P.M.

The Big Picture

In this cinematic concert, master clarinetist Krakauer explores the intersection of music and Jewish identity in iconic movies of the last 50 years. Krakauer adds his contemporary style to beloved songs from films ranging from Funny Girl and Fiddler on the Roof to Sophie's Choice and The Pianist.

David Krakauer, clarinet, is joined by Rob Schwimmer, piano, various keyboards & theremin; Sara Caswell, violin; Mark Helias, double bass; Sheryl Bailey, guitar; and John Hadfield, drums and percussion.

Learn more about the concert >

Discounts are available for groups of 10 or more.  

$35, $30 students/seniors, $25 members


 



The Museum's public programs are made possible through a generous gift from Mrs. Lily Safra.


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