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LunchTime Culture
Nov 17 2017 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

LunchTime Culture

Event Details

The Breman Museum, Center for Puppetry Arts, and High Museum of Art are partnering to bring the Midtown community something new between 12 noon and 1p.m. The program pairs two of the institutions for a conversation, performance, or tour experience from a new perspective. Each lunchtime program is free and alsts approximately 20 minutes (with time to explore the Museum's exhibitions after the program.

November 17, 2017
Location: Center for Puppetry Arts
Program: Jerry Farber is an Atlanta comedian who will be speaking about Jewish humor, how he got in the comedy business, and share some laughs with us as well! Fans have voted Jerry One of the Top Five Celebrities in Atlanta in an Atlanta Constitution / WSB Radio Poll. He was elected Entertainer of the Year by Atlanta Magazine three times in recent years.

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    Atlanta Jewish History Talks: The Case of Leo Frank

    Join Steve Oney, the foremost historian on the Leo Frank case, as he discusses one of the most infamous cases of Antisemetism in America and a pivotal moment in Atlanta’s Jewish history. The class will be moderated by founding archivist of The Breman, Sandra Berman, who devoted her career to collecting original historic items from the case and curated an in-depth exhibition that traveled around the country.

  • January 31st, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Bearing Witness: Unforgettable Stories from the Holocaust

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  • February 4th, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

    Atlanta Jewish History Talks: The Activism of Jewish Women

    Join esteemed historians Mark Bauman, Leonard Rogoff, and Diane Vecchio as they discuss the legacy of Jewish women’s activism in Atlanta and the region. Hear these three experts examine suffragettes and the evolving role of women in Jewish social services.

  • February 4th, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

    Jews and Jazz III

    Edutainment at its best. Dr. Gordon Vernick plays trumpet accompanied by vocalist Rita Graham and pianist Kevin Bales as Dr. Vernick tells stories about the significant roles Jews played in the Jazz world. Learn about the contributions of Jewish composers, producers, performers, writers and entrepreneurs.

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