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Inspired Movement Presents

Holiday Spectacular and Nutcracker Suites
Wednesday, December 13 at 6pm



Inspired Movement presents our Holiday Showcase and Nutcracker Suites. Our preschool will dazzle us in their holiday showcase routines. The Nutcracker Suites will follow and it's sure to delight all ages. Dancers age 6-16 are featured. Bringing everyone into the holiday spirit.

David & Dorothea Garfield Theatre
Tickets $20
Questions: JCC Box Office (858) 362-1348


Ballet Arte 2017

Ballet Arte Presents The Nutcracker
December 16 and 17

It’s Christmas Eve at the Stahlbaum house and the family is hosting a wonderful Christmas Party. Herr Drosermeyer surprises everybody with life size toys and he offers Clara a magic Nutcracker. When the clock strikes midnight the room is filled with an army of mice and rats. The Nutcracker and his soldiers fight against the rats and kill the Rat Queen. The Nutcracker turns into a beautiful prince and brings Clara into a magic kingdom where she will meet the sugar plum, the Arabian, Spanish, Chinese and many more.

David & Dorothea Garfield Theatre
Price: $20-$30
Questions: JCC Box Office (858) 362-1348

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Ma-Sa - Journey

December 18, 2017 - February 22, 2018
Opening Night Reception: December 18 at 7:00 P.M.


Neta Levi, a native Israeli from Foster City, California brings us her new art show - “Ma-Sa”. The show, which means “journey” in Hebrew, is based on her family’s personal journey. Though personal, the dream-like images are open to anyone’s interpretation, encouraging visitors to see their own memories in the work. All of Levi’s work indicates a longing for the Land of Israel. Childhood memories of the bustling open air Israeli marketplace - with its intense blending of people, goods, colors, scents and sounds, have inspired Levi’s work.

Art is for sale. Proceeds to benefit the Gotthelf Art Gallery.

Opening Night Reception: December 18 at 7:00 P.M. FREE and Open to the Public.

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Life, Animated

Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at 7:00 PM
Edwards, San Marcos Theatre
Thursday, December 21, 2107 at 7:00 PM
David & Dorothea Garfield Theatre


Life, Animated is the story of Owen Suskind, a young autistic man who was unable to speak as a child until he discovered a unique way to communicate, developed by immersing himself in the world of animated Disney films. Academy Award-winning director Roger Ross Williams captures the magnificence of Owen’s remarkable transformation: from a life of lonely isolation to the independence of young adulthood. Owen’s inspirational story is a potent reminder that stories serve as a powerful means of persevering through dark times and moving us all toward the light. Winner, U.S. Documentary Directing Award, Sundance Film Festival. Nominated for Academy Award® for Best Documentary.
“An inspiring story. Life, Animated makes fascinating points about the power of cinema, and about who gets to decide what constitutes a meaningful life.” –Washington Post

Post-Film Discussion with Dr. Sharon Lerner-Baron, Clinical Psychologist focusing on Autism, Asperger’s Syndrome, ADHD and Learning Differences

Director: Roger Ross Williams
Documentary | 89 minutes | United States | 2016 | English

Price: $15.25; JCC Member Price: $13.25
Box Office: (858) 362-1348

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David Broza and Friends

Teev Events Presents David Broza and Friends
David Broza is one of the most innovative and creative musicians in the world today. His 40+ year career spans from blues to jazz, rock, country, folk and world music. Singing in Hebrew, Spanish, English, and Arabic, David brings the full spectrum of his work to this amazing production with his all-star band and special guests. David Broza & Friends includes a rotating cast of musicians With the addition of each musician bringing their instrumental expertise, they deftly layer a bolero-style crescendo enthralling the audience. The exhilarating combination of guitars, drums, percussion, keyboard, piano, recorder, and vocals captivates. The audience becomes mesmerized by the depth of fluency and youthful energy on stage.

Tickets: $45-$65
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Wednesday, December 20 at 8pm


West Coast Performing Arts Presents Charles Dickens' Scrooge


Saturday, December 23 at 7pm
David & Dorathea Garfield Theatre
Tickets: $39-$59
Questions: JCC Box Office (858) 362-1348



Kellan D. Baker recreates the roles of Scrooge, Tiny Tim, Bob Cratchit and a host of supporting characters in this solo tour de force, infusing tragedy, pathos, humor and fun into the beloved Dickens story of redemption and hope.
A family-friendly and warm-hearted holiday favorite!

" Radiating warmth,humor, and intelligence, Baker portrays all 34 colorful Dickens characters so convincingly that you can easily visualize their surroundings."
-Gunnison Daily Herald

"One actor in 34 roles. How the Dickens does he do it?"
-Steve Bornfeld-Las Vegas Review-Journal

December 23 at 7pm Add to Cart


Hello Gorgeous: A Live Holiday Tribute to Barbara Streisand


Tuesday, December 26 at 3pm
David & Dorothea Garfield Theatre
Tickets: $39-$59
Questions: JCC Box Office (858) 362-1348



Actress/Singer Rebecca Clark becomes Barbra Streisand in this live one-woman holiday themed musical delivering all the greatest hits of this legendary singer performed live with no sync or voice track! Through live singing and comedic dialogue, along with playful crowd interaction, Clark captures the character and heart of Streisand, recounting her amazing journey through stage, television and film. Performing songs from Funny Girl, A Star Is Born and Yentl, Miss Clark will include many of Streisand's greatest hits and holiday favorites such as 'The Christmas Song', 'Evergreen','The Way We Were', 'Second Hand Rose', 'You Don't Bring Me Flowers', 'Memories',- and of course, all the holiday favorites you've come to know and love from Miss Streisand!

Don't miss this fun, highly entertaining family friendly holiday show!

"Rebecca Clark becomes the iconic singer taking the audienc on a journey through her remarkable life-revealing little known revelations on what makes her one of the greatest superstars of our time."-L.A. Times

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Tapestry: A Community Celebration of Learning

Saturday, January 6, 2018 at 7:00 PM
6:15 PM - Registration
7:00 PM - Community Havdalah
7:35 PM - 8:25 PM - Session #1 Choose 1 class to attend
8:35 PM - 9:25 PM - Session #2 Choose 1 class to attend
9:30 PM - Dessert Reception and Celebration

Tapestry brings together hundreds of people from diverse ages, backgrounds, learning styles and interests for one evening to learn, socialize and be inspired. The evening will begin with a Community Havdalah and continue with two sessions (24 topics to choose from) and concludes with an Elegant Dessert Reception (*Dietary laws strictly observed)

Pre-Registration Price: $45 Tapestry; $40 JCC Member
Pre-Registration closes Thursday, January, 4, 2018 at noon.
Registration at the door will be $55 per person. All classes will be filled on a first-come basis. Last year sold out in advance.

Register!

Tapestry: A Community Celebration of Learning


Figure Meets Fantasy Drawing

Wednesdays at 1:30 - 3:30 PM
January 10, 17, 24, 31, February 7

Figure Meets Fantasy Drawing Series with Judith Shufro

In the tradition of the great Marc Chagall you will learn how to transform simple figures using unlikely additions of surrealism. Over the course of five sessions, this class will enable you to express your creative potential through paper and pencil. All materials will be provided. Fun and laughter are encouraged.

Music Room, Lawrence Family JCC
Price: $175; JCC Member Price: $150
To Register: JCC Box Office (858) 362-1348 or sdcjc.org/boxoffice

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Les Miserables

January 12-28, 2018
Do you hear the people sing?!
The epic tale of broken dreams, passion, and redemption is set against a nation in the throes of revolution. Epic and uplifting, Les Misérables packs an emotional wallop that has thrilled audiences all over the world. This show brings you one of the most memorable scores of all time, and some of the most memorable characters to ever grace a stage, from one of the greatest musicals ever written. With all the songs that touch your heart: “I Dreamed a Dream”, “On My Own”, “One Day More”, “Little People”, “Do You Hear The People Sing?” and many more.
“Magnificent! Superb! Lavish Spectacle!” – New York Times

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An Evening With Kelly Corrigan

Thursday, January 18, 2017 at 7pm
Tell Me More: Stories About the 12 Hardest Things I’m Learning to Say

What are the deceptively simple phrases that make love and human connection possible? “I don’t know.” “Tell me more.” “I was wrong.” New York Times-bestselling memoirist Kelly Corrigan explores these and more in her inspiring, insightful new book, Tell Me More: Stories About the 12 Hardest Things I’m Learning to Say. Join Corrigan, author of the powerful memoirs Glitter and Glue and The Middle Place, and special guest Andy Laats, for a frank, funny discussion about finding the right words in the right moments — and how, when times are tough, we can all learn what to say. A book signing follows the event.

“The poet laureate of the ordinary.”—HuffPost
“The voice of her generation” —O: The Oprah Magazine
“With full-bodied humor and radical sensitivity, Kelly Corrigan transforms the mundane pain of life into a necessary spiritual text of sorts, one that reminds us that we have the right to grieve but the obligation to be grateful. This book will remind you that you are human—and of the fragile loveliness of being so.”—Lena Dunham

In partnership with Warwick’s Books
1 Ticket - 1 Book
2 Tickets - 1 Book
Premium:
(Best seats in the house, first dibs in the book signing line, and reserved parking)
1 person with book $50
2 people with book $74
Regular:
1 person with book $40
2 People with book $54
Login for Member Pricing for $4 per ticket discount (excludes premium seats)

An Evening With Kelly Corrigan


Models of Jesus’ Jewishness

Jan. 22, 2018 at 7:00pm - North County Lecture Series
Jan. 24, 2018 at 10:30am - Mandelbaum Family Lecture Series


Jesus lived, taught and died as a Jew. He was completely embedded in the Jewish world of practice and piety. This lecture will present different models of Jesus' Jewishness as presented in the New Testament narrative. We will looks at texts that demonstrate a Jesus who embodies qualities of 1st century Judaism and a Jesus who fashions elements of charismatic Judaism.

Lecturer: Rabbi Adam M. Wright

Jan. 22: Temple Solel, 3575 Manchester Ave, Cardiff-by-the-Sea
Jan. 24: Coronado Public Library, 640 Orange Avenue, Coronado
Price: Free
Box Office (858) 362-1348

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Star and the Crescent

Tuesdays at 10:30am-12:00pm
January 23, 30; February 6,13, 20, 27; March 6,13


Explore the historical evolution of the relationship between Judaism and Islam, between Jews and Muslims, broadening our understanding and challenging our assumptions.

Lecturer: Noah Hadas

Tifereth Israel Synagogue, 6660 Cowles Mtn. Blvd.
Price: $140; JCC/Tifereth Israel/Temple Emanu-el Member Price: $120 (Materials Included)
Box Office: (858) 362-1348

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Mark Cantor's Giants of Jazz on Film


Wednesdays - January 24, March 7, and May 9 2018


With a vast archive of more than 12,000 films and clips, music maven Mark Cantor’s spectacular collection of jazz and blues performances is widely considered one of the world’s premier collections of American popular music on film. In his not-to-be-missed programs, Cantor screens rare clips and shares detailed documentation and lively commentary.

“Mark Cantor has one of the very best collections of jazz films in the world.”
– Ken Burns

David & Dorothea Garfield Theatre
Price for individual shows: $25; JCC Member Price: $20
Series price: $57; JCC Member $45
Questions: JCC Box Office (858) 362-1348

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Partners in Torah San Diego

Weekly, 7:30-8:30pm
Tues, Dec 12; Mon, Dec 18; Tues, Dec 26; Tues, Jan 2; Mon, Jan 8, 15, 22, 29; Mon. Feb 5

Partners in Torah San Diego is a community-wide, indepedent and inclusive adult education program focusing on understanding Jewish relevancy to our lives by studying texts of interest to each participant. Through one-on-one or small group discussion for one hour each week, friendships are forged between mentors and mentees.

Astor Judaica Library, Lawrence Family JCC
FREE (No Registration Required), includes a nosh

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Mussar: The Uniquely Jewish Way to Build Character Development

Tuesdays at 10:30am-12:00pm
February 20, 27; March 6,13, 20, 27


Mussar is a 1,000 year tradition that draws on Jewish values and wisdom to help individuals develop character traits which enhance spiritual growth and personal well-being. This course will be based on the book Everyday Holiness by Alan Morinis, Dean of the Mussar Institute, and will focus on these "soul traits:" Patience, Humility, Generosity, Silence and Kindness.

Lecturer: Rabbi Lenore Bohm

Astor Judaica Library, Lawrence Family JCC
Price: $90; JCC Member Price: $75
Box Office: (858) 362-1348

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Nothing New Under the Sun: Sleep in the Bible

February 21, 2018 at 10:30 AM - Mandelbaum Family Lecture Series

Scientists today consider their discoveries to be landmarks. Yet thousands of years ago there was already a tremendous knowledge about sleep. There are references to sleep in the Bible that can be directly interpreted by what we know today about sleep disorders.

Lecturer: Dr. Sonia Ancoli-Israel

Coronado Public Library, 640 Orange Avenue, Coronado
Price: Free
Box Office (858) 362-1348

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Disney's Beauty and the Beast

March 2-18, 2018
"Be Our Guest!" The Academy Award-winning film comes to life in this romantic and beloved take on the classic fairytale. Step into this enchanted world, an international sensation that has played to over 35 million people in 13 countries worldwide. The classic story follows Belle, a young woman in a provincial town, and the Beast, a young prince trapped by the spell of an enchantress. If the Beast can learn to love and be loved, the curse will end and he will be transformed into his former self. But time is running out. If the Beast does not learn his lesson soon, he and his household will be doomed for all eternity. This "tale as old as time" is filled with some of Disney’s best musical fare such as “Be Our Guest,” “Belle,” “Home,” and of course the Oscar-winning title song, “Beauty And The Beast.”

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Marc Chagall – The Most Important 20th Century Jewish Artist

March 21, 2018 at 10:30 AM - Mandelbaum Family Lecture Series

In this lecture we will discuss Mark Chagall, the world’s preeminent Jewish artist. A Master of Dreams an Storytelling, Chagall’s unique expressive and poetic paintings will be shown and discussed. Images of childhood memories, floating people, flying goats, brides and grooms and fiddlers on the roof. We’ll cover his paintings, stained glass windows, tapestries and mosaics. Join us to discuss what motivated Chagall; What/who influenced him; What’s unique about his art compared to other major artists; How does his art fit with other art movements in the 19th and 20th century.

Lecturer: Guri Stark

Coronado Public Library, 640 Orange Avenue, Coronado
Price: Free
Box Office (858) 362-1348

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From Sinai to Seinfeld: The History of Jewish Humor

Tuesdays at 7:00-8:30pm
April 10, 17, 24; May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29


Explore the treasure of irresistible jokes from the Israelite relationship with God to the growing divide between cultural and religious Judaism in the early 21st century. Professor Joellyn Zollman, holds a Ph.D. in Jewish history from Brandeis University and has worked with Jewish material culture collections at the Smithsonian Institution, the Skirball Museum, and the American Jewish Historical Society.

Lecturer: Dr. Joellyn Zollman

Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center
Price: $190; JCC Member Price: $160 (Materials Included)
Box Office (858) 362-1348

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Women in the Rabbinate: Seeds Planted, Lessons Learned, Truths Exposed

April 23, 2018 at 7:00 PM - North County Lecture Series
April 25, 2018 at 10:30 AM - Mandelbaum Family Lecture Series


Rabbi Lenore Bohm was one of the first 50 women ordained by the Reform movement and the first woman rabbi to serve in San Diego County. In this presentation, Rabbi Bohm will talk about the events that led to the women being ordained in all movements of Judaism, beginning in 1972. Amusing and unexpected vignettes from her life as a student, a mother, and a congregational rabbi will entertain and perhaps challenge you.

Lecturer: Rabbi Lenore Bohm

April 23: Temple Solel, 3575 Manchester Ave, Cardiff-by-the-Sea
April 25: Coronado Public Library, 640 Orange Avenue, Coronado
Price: Free
Box Office (858) 362-1348

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Hairspray

May 4-13, 2018
It’s way beyond GREASE... It’s HAIRSPRAY!
“You Can't Stop the Beat” in this big, bold, and beautiful musical about one girl's inspiring dream to dance. The 1950s are out, and change is in the air! Hairspray, winner of eight Tony Awards, including Best Musical, is a family-friendly musical, piled bouffant-high with romance and laughter. It's 1962 in Baltimore, and the lovable plus-size teen, Tracy Turnblad, has only one desire – to dance on the popular "Corny Collins Show." When she finally gets her shot, she is transformed from social outcast to sudden star... all without denting her 'do! Including all your favorites like "Good Morning Baltimore," "Welcome To The 60's," "Big, Blonde And Beautiful," and "You Can't Stop The Beat."
“As light and bouncy as a bubble of gum!” - The Observer

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