PAST EVENTS

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VISIONARY JEWISH ARCHITECTS: A Conversation with LA’s Acclaimed Creators

Meet Bob Hale and Michael Lehrer, two renowned LA architects who share the stories behind their legendary global projects and the innovative environmental structures they  have created for our city. Moderated by Jodie Mendelson, architect and Braid board member.

Sunday, April 11, 2021

SHARLEEN COOPER COHEN: A True Renaissance Woman

Author, playwright, lyricist and Broadway producer. Sharleen shares stories from her showbiz life. Includes Q&A. Moderated by Arlene Sarner.

Sunday, March 14, 2021

ODD WOMAN OUT: Exposure in Essays and Stories

Melanie Chartoff reads from and discusses her hilarious, heartwarming, and engaging new book, full of candid and comedic tales of a 50-year-old acting career. Includes Q&A with Melanie. Moderated by Maureen Rubin.

Sunday, February 14, 2021

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RUTH WEISBERG ART TALK

Go inside the paintbox of her mind as you hear about the inspirations, techniques and experiences behind Ruth’s distinguished body of work. Moderated by Maureen Rubin.

Sunday, January 17, 2021

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LEONARD COHEN TRIBUTE

Celebrate the Festival of Lights with a Tribute to Music and Literary Legend LEONARD COHEN. In conversation with Michael Posner, author of Leonard Cohen, Untold Stories: The Early Years (Book #1 of Leonard Cohen, Untold Stories. A 3 volume series.) Plus an unforgettable performance of Cohen classics by Broadway star Rena Strober! Moderated by award-winning writer/producer Arlene Sarner.

Sunday, December 6, 2020

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CHAI FLICKS

Heidi Bogin Oshin and Neil Friedman, the duo behind the creation of ChaiFlicks, the “Jewish Netflix,” talk about their new streaming service.

Sunday, November 22, 2020

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NOBODY WILL TELL YOU THIS BUT ME
A Conversation with Author Bess Kalb

A Jewish granddaughter-grandmother love story, wisely and hilariously narrated from beyond the grave.

Sunday, November 8, 2020

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IMPORTANT BUT OFTEN FORGOTTEN JEWISH SUFFRAGISTS ARE REMEMBERED

Two prestigious professors, Dr. Ellen DuBois of UCLA and Dr. Melissa R. Klapper of Rowan University, will share their wealth of knowledge about the little-known trailblazing Jewish suffragists who fought for the right to vote.

Sunday, October 23, 2020

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OUR BAT MITZVAH

With great pride and joy, The Braid/Jewish Women’s Theatre invites you to share in the celebration of our Bat Mitzvah – an unforgettable Zoom event where a new salon, “I Am A Jew” will be debuted.

Sunday, October 18, 2020

A TIMELY TALK WITH A TRAVELING POET

Brian Sonia-Wallace traveled America asking strangers, “What do you need a poem about?” He wrote their answers in a new book that will show you how art can build community and empathy, and make you smile in challenging times.  Program includes a brief digital performance and Q&A from Zoom participants.  Moderated by Maureen Rubin.

Sunday, September 12, 2020

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