Arts & Culture
Our famed repertory theater, annual book and arts fair and collaboration on the Buffalo International Jewish Film Festival bring you a world of cultural opportunities year-round.
From Vaudeville to Rock: How Jewish Songwriters and Performers Shaped Popular Music
Sunday, January 6, 2:00pm
Did you know that Arlo Guthrie’s Bar Mitzvah teacher was the infamous Jewish Defense League Rabbi, Meir Kahane? Or that all the members of west coast-psychedelic band, Country Joe and the Fish were Jewish, including Country Joe, himself? Experience a journey through Jewish musical history and trivia during this multimedia program, conceived and created by Marty Kerker. Event includes a slide presentation, complete with musical renditions by a live band, featuring Buffalo Music Hall of Fame inductee, Joe Rozler and Jamie Sunshine. Reception and tours of art gallery to follow in the Lippman Lounge.
Tickets: $18/General $10/Student
Tickets may be purchased at either JCC Member Services Desk.
Sponsored by Mesnekoff Funeral Home, Inc.
Location: Maxine and Robert Seller Theatre, Benderson Family Building, Amherst
Thank you to our Cultural Arts Sponsor for 2018/2019