The Sexuality Spectrum

Thursday, October 23, 2014 6:00 pm

Thursday, October 23, 2014 6:00 pmtoTuesday, December 16, 2014 1:00 am

Joins us at the opening Oct. 23 from 6 to 8 pm. The exhibition of work by contemporary artists offers an exploration of sexual orientation.  The artists look at social and religious attitudes toward sexuality, issues of marginalization and inclusion, and the influence of the LGBTQ community in the Jewish world.Eventbrite - The Sexuality Spectrum

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The Wall: Sarah Schneiderman

Thursday, October 23, 2014 6:00 pm

Thursday, October 23, 2014 6:00 pmtoFriday, December 12, 2014 5:00 pm

Artist Talk: Wednesday, Nov. 12, Noon to 1 pm

Sarah Schneiderman covers The Wall with “Shades of Similarity.”  The exhibit includes three hand-knit blankets and six hand-knit scarves that represent richness, variety, and diversity.

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Seth Rudetsky: Deconstructing Broadway

Saturday, October 25, 2014 7:00 pm

Saturday, October 25, 2014
7:00 pm

LGBT Event, Celebration of Jewish Arts and Culture
Sirius/XM radio’s Broadway host Seth Rudetsky is bringing his hilarious one-man show to Hartford. “Deconstructing Broadway’ is described as a combination of “America’s Funniest Home Videos” and “The Daily Show.” The 90 minute tour-de-force features Seth’s trademark “deconstructions,” using his audio/video collection to break down brilliant performances from beloved Broadway divas (Patti LuPone, Betty Buckley), and to showcase The Osmonds singing a medley from “Fiddler On The Roof” or Cher performing all of “West Side Story.” Tickets are $20 general; $15 for Charter Oak, Let’s Go Arts, seniors and students.

Read Courant Theater writer Frank Rizzo’s interview here:

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Jewish Historical Society of Greater Hartford Bus Tour

Sunday, October 26, 2014 9:30 am

Sunday, October 26, 2014
9:30 am

Tours at 9:30 am and 1:30 pm

Take a guided bus tour and learn about 200 years of Jewish history in the Hartford area.

One of the stops is Charter Oak Cultural Center, the first synagogue built in Connecticut, which housed Congregation Beth Israel.

Tickets: $24 for historical society members; $28 general.

Information: www.ihsgh.org and 860-72706170.


Film: Punk Jews

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 6:00 pm

Tuesday, October 28, 2014
6:00 pm

$5

Punk Jews is a documentary that profiles Hassidic punk rockers, Yiddish street performers and African-American Jewish activists. more…


Kristallnacht Commemoration

Sunday, November 9, 2014 5:30 pm

Sunday, November 9, 2014
5:30 pm

Free
Our annual remembrance of the two nights in 1938 that began the Holocaust.
Kristallnacht translates to “Night of Broken Glass.” Throughout Nazi Germany and Austria paramilitary forces and civilians smashed the windows of Jewish-owned businesses and synagogues.
Join us for a night of prayer, music and dance, followed by a community meal.
The remembrance will be interpreted for the deaf.


The Beat: Spoken Word

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 7:00 pm

Tuesday, November 11, 2014
7:00 pm

$5

An evening of original poetry and short stories by local wordsmiths. Hosted by Ralph Gagliardo aka RJ Wordsmyth. Features poets published in the Beat of the Street newspaper. See more here:

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