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Bound to be Held: A Book Show


The Contemporary Jewish Museum presents a solo exhibition of the work of San Francisco-based Jewish conceptual artist Josh Greene. The exhibition extends Greene’s career-long interest in instigating....
April 02 2015 - July 05 2015
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
736 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
San Francisco Bay Area
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Preview of Jake Heggie's For a Look or a Touch


Enjoy a lobby concert by members of the San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus as they present numbers from their upcoming choral opera about the true love story of two Jewish men who were persecuted by....
March 29 2015
3:00 PM - 4:30 pm
736 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
San Francisco Bay Area
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Red Meat Live at The CJM


On select Thursdays, the exhibition Hardly Strictly Warren Hellman will be activated through live music, featuring bands and acts that have performed over the years during Hardly Strictly Bluegrass....
March 19 2015
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
736 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
San Francisco Bay Area
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Homecoming: A World Premiere


Jazz bassoonist and composer Paul Hanson lived in Japan for four years as a performer with Cirque du Soleil. That life-changing experience inspired him to explore his Jewish roots. Commissioned for....
March 12 2015
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
736 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
San Francisco Bay Area
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The Arts Café for Individuals With Alzheimer's


The Arts Café is an interactive program designed for individuals with early stage Alzheimer's and their care partners. Program includes a guided tour of the exhibition Letters to Afar and a poetry....
March 12 2015
10:00 AM - 12:00 pm
736 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
San Francisco Bay Area
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The Crooked Jades Live at The CJM


The Crooked Jades are reinventing old-world music, pushing boundaries, and blurring categories with their fiery, soulful performances. ....
March 08 2015
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
736 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
San Francisco Bay Area
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Frank London of the Klezmatics


Frank London, Klezmatics' bandleader and collaborator on the current exhibition Letters to Afar, talks about the creation of the exhibition's music and his own Jewish and musical journey.


March 06 2015
1:00 PM - 2:30 pm
736 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
San Francisco Bay Area
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Night at the Jewseum: Purim


Don your mask and pull up those fishnets for a Purim celebration like no other. Featuring a special screening of The Rocky Horror Picture Show, live music, poets, specialty cocktails, crafts,....
March 05 2015
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
736 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
San Francisco Bay Area
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Letters to Afar


Budapest-based filmmaker and video-artist Péter Forgács, along with the New York City-based band The Klezmatics, revisit amateur movies made by Jewish immigrants from the US who visited their....
February 26 2015 - May 24 2015
11:00 AM - 05:00 PM
736 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
San Francisco Bay Area
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Poland and Palestine


An exhibition of portraits made in the 1930s by photographer Ze’ev Aleksandrowicz (b. 1905, Krakow; d. 1992, Tel Aviv). After his death, his family discovered his life’s work—over 15,000....
February 26 2015 - March 24 2015
11:00 AM - 05:00 PM
736 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
San Francisco Bay Area
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