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BOOK PROGRAM
Wednesday, May 8, 7 P.M.

Lady at the O.K. Corral: The True Story of Josephine Marcus Earp

(Harper, 2013)

Author Ann Kirschner (Sala’s Gift) in conversation with the Museum’s Manager of Institutional Projects Caroline Earp, descendant of Wyatt Earp

The fourth and final wife of lawman Wyatt Earp was the New York-born daughter of Prussian Jews. This new biography traces her path from aspiring actress to frontierswoman and longtime companion of the legendary gunslinger.

Free with suggested donation

Tickets will be available at the box office on a first-come, first-served basis starting at 4 P.M. on the day of the program.

 

   

MOTHER'S DAY PROGRAM
Sunday, May 12, 2:30 P.M.
Say Cheese

Bring the special women in your life to an indulgent and edible guided tour through the world of artisanal cheese with wine accompaniment. A photographer will be on hand to take portraits of you and your guests.

Featuring cheese from The Cheese Guy.

Dietary laws observed. Space is limited.
Pre-registration required by noon on May 9.

$18, $15 students/seniors, $12 members


   

CONCERT
Sunday, May 19, 2:30 P.M.
The Knickerbocker Chamber Orchestra Presents
Banished Genius: Émigré Composers in America

The KCO returns to the Museum to herald the opening of the exhibition Against the Odds: American Jews and the Rescue of Europe’s Refugees. Featuring music by Kurt Weill, Arnold Schoenberg, Erich Zeisl, and others, the program focuses on work by composers forced into exile, many of whom enthusiastically embraced the music of their adopted land.

$18, $15 students/seniors, $12 members

The Museum and the KCO are grateful to Priscilla and Harold Grabino, Helen Dunn & Sam Seltzer, and Julia Blaut & Ned Dewees for their generous support of this concert.


   

FILM
Wednesday, May 22, 7 P.M.
Rescue in the Philippines: Refuge from the Holocaust
(USA, 2012, 60 min.)

Post-screening discussion with co-producer Barbara Sasser

This new documentary tells the story of the Frieder brothers, cigar makers from Cincinnati, who teamed up with Manuel Quezon, the first president of the Philippines, along with Paul McNutt, U.S. High Commissioner, and Dwight D. Eisenhower to save 1,200 Jews from Nazi persecution.

$10, $7 students/seniors, $5 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.


   

BOOK PROGRAM
Wednesday, May 29, 7 P.M.
Overweight Sensation: The Life and Comedy of Allan Sherman
(Brandeis University Press, 2013)

Author Mark Cohen in conversation with Dan Friedman, Managing Editor, Forward

The first biography of the singer/parodist explores his unique brand of Jewish comedy and the genesis of such hits as “Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh” and the “Hava Nagila” spoof “Harvey and Sheila.”

Free with suggested donation

Tickets will be available at the box office on a first-come, first-served basis starting at 4 P.M. on the day of the program.

Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Hava Nagila: A Song for the People. See the exhibition before the program.  





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


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