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Humor Fest: Rising Stars featuring Emmy Blotnick and Jon Savitt

January 30, 2020

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Catch the rising stars of the comedy world before they fly off into the stratosphere! Emmy Blotnick Emmy is a stand-up/actress/writer based in NY. She has appeared on THE LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT, where she was also a staff writer. Previously, she was head writer for the Comedy Central series THE PRESIDENT SHOW. She has been highlighted as one of Comedy Central’s Comics to Watch. Emmy can most recently be seen in her half hour stand-up special for Comedy…

An Unforgettable Story of Love, Loss, Family, and Forgiveness

January 31, 2020

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“A Shayna Maidel” (A Pretty Girl), a heartfelt drama by Barbara Lebow, will be performed January 17-February 2 on Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. as well as Sundays at 2 p.m. at The Phipps Center for the Arts in Hudson, Wisconsin. Two sisters – one a survivor of the Holocaust, the other sheltered in America – meet after a separation of almost 20 years. Their heart-wrenching reunion shows that if war can tear a family apart, love can put…

An Unforgettable Story of Love, Loss, Family, and Forgiveness

February 1, 2020

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“A Shayna Maidel” (A Pretty Girl), a heartfelt drama by Barbara Lebow, will be performed January 17-February 2 on Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. as well as Sundays at 2 p.m. at The Phipps Center for the Arts in Hudson, Wisconsin. Two sisters – one a survivor of the Holocaust, the other sheltered in America – meet after a separation of almost 20 years. Their heart-wrenching reunion shows that if war can tear a family apart, love can put…

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Humor Fest: Queer Night featuring The El-Salomons

February 1, 2020

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Closing Night of the 2020 Twin Cities Jewish Humor Festival! The El-Salomons take the motto ‘make love not war’ very personally. Jess Salomon, a Jewish-Canadian comedian, and Eman El-Hussieni, a Palestinian-Canadian comedian who have each perform at dozens of festivals and appeared on several television shows, take the stage together since their marriage in 2016. While never shying away from their differences, the El-Salomons bring a fresh perspective hilariously demonstrating how love, and a good sense of humor, can triumph…

An Unforgettable Story of Love, Loss, Family, and Forgiveness

February 2, 2020

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“A Shayna Maidel” (A Pretty Girl), a heartfelt drama by Barbara Lebow, will be performed January 17-February 2 on Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. as well as Sundays at 2 p.m. at The Phipps Center for the Arts in Hudson, Wisconsin. Two sisters – one a survivor of the Holocaust, the other sheltered in America – meet after a separation of almost 20 years. Their heart-wrenching reunion shows that if war can tear a family apart, love can put…

Humor Fest: Alan Zweibel presents Field Guide to the Jewish People

February 5, 2020

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NEW DATE! – WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 5th Presented as part of the 2020 Twin Cities Jewish Humor Festival! Acclaimed humorist and writer on the original cast of Saturday Night Live, Alan Zweibel presents his new book A Field Guide to the Jewish People. Co-written with comedians Dave Barry and Adam Mansbach, the authors dissect every holiday, rite of passage, and tradition, unravel a long and complicated history, and tackle the tough questions that have been plaguing the long-suffering Jewish people everywhere…

MIA Tour ” Igniting the Spark for Social Change.”

February 6, 2020

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An Original Tour Designed by Docent Joanne Platt TWO TOURS Choose your preferred time:  10:30 a.m. or 1:30 p.m. Each tour limited to 15 participants Joanne Platt and BOND invite you to join them in an artistic, cultural discourse that will surely stimulate new and challenging ideas. We will explore artworks that comment on the need for change, and that perhaps will ignite the spark for change that is present in us all.

Humor Fest: Borscht Belt Time Machine

February 6, 2020

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Time travel back to the Borscht Belt!

A Gathering: For the Trees

February 8, 2020

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A Creation-to-Creation Event Hosted by Cialuna Storydance Theatre Come to renew your “sap” along with the trees in the midst of winter The event starts with a gathering for the Trees, to remember life coming back to them, and then moves on to a curated open stage for refreshing performances by: Emily Jarrett Hughes and Shari Peterson, Armenian Dance Vicki Keck, Storytelling Chris Kozachok, Flamenco dance Dagmara Gutman, Poetry Katie Knight, song Cia Sautter, Storydance theatre Where: Zorongo Flamenco Dance…