Tuesday, February 9, 2016 Shevat 30, 5776
Organization:
Gershman Y
Cost:
cost: $8

Location

401 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147
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The Gershman Y is a vibrant arts and culture center located in Center City Philadelphia on the Avenue of the Arts. The Gershman Y’s mission is to be an urban community center informed by Jewish values that presents a broad array of arts, culture,

Becoming Barbra with William Mann

April 16, 2013 7:00 PM-9:00 PM

Acclaimed biographer William Mann (Katherine Hepburn, Elizabeth Taylor) comes to Philadelphia with his newest book, Hello Gorgeous: Becoming Barbra Streisand, a look into the early years of star Barbra Streisand.  Tracing her roots through the nightclub scene in New York and her background growing up in Brooklyn, to starring in Funny Girl and appearing with Judy Garland, Mann shows how a seemingly unlikely individual became one of the biggest stars of the twentieth century.

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Tue. Feb 9
12:30 PM
Our popular Yiddish conversation series continues, with Sarita Gocial blending expressions and vocabulary both sweet and spicy!
Tue. Feb 9
7:00 PM
We provide the wine and cheese, Jewish Plays Project (JPP) Artistic Director David Winitsky leads a review of finalists in the internationally renowned JPP Playwriting Contest, and
Wed. Feb 10
10:00 AM-11:30 AM
This new weekly series on Wednesday from January 27 through March 2 has been designed especially for older adults who want to sustain or strengthen memory and cognition, to socialize, and to have f
Thu. Feb 11
6:00 PM-8:00 PM
Alex Ebstein’s (Puzzle Pieces in the Gershman Gallery) mixed media abstractions are inspired by Jean Arp’s bodily references and playful malleability of organic forms, mod
Tue. Feb 16
7:30 PM-9:30 PM
Half a century after the landmark Civil Rights Act of 1964 and in the last year of a two-term African-American president’s administration, racism continues across the U.S. in various forms, as demo

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