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Date: Wednesday, March 8, 2023
Time: 6:30-8:00 PM
Event: A Salute to Molly Picon: Legendary Star of Yiddish Stage and Screen
Location: Leo A. Guthart Cultural Center Theater, Joan and Donald E. Axinn Library, South Campus
Description: Hofstra Cultural Center Joseph G. Astman Concerts In commemoration of Women’s History Month present A Salute to Molly Picon: Legendary Star of Yiddish Stage and Screen Performed by Diane Cypkin, PhD.
Accompanied by Lena Panfilova on piano. Ms. Panfilova is a graduate of the Moscow Conservatory, performing in Russia, across Europe and in America.
Molly Picon (1898-1992) was the First Lady of the Yiddish Stage during its heyday in the 1920s and 1930s. In this hour-long presentation, part cabaret, part classroom, Diane Cypkin will trace the highlights of Molly’s lengthy career from the Yiddish stage to English-language films through songs popularized by Ms. Picon.
Diane Cypkin is a Professor Emerita at Pace University, and is presently an adjunct Professor at Hofstra University. An expert on Molly Picon and the Yiddish stage, Dr. Cypkin curated a well received exhibition at Lincoln Center on Molly Picon.
This event is FREE and open to the public. To RSVP, visit events.hofstra.edu.
For more information, please call the Hofstra Cultural Center at 516-463-5669 or visit hofstra.edu/culture.
Date: Monday, April 24, 2023
Time: 6:00 PM- Arts Exhibit, 7:00 PM – Performance
Event: Witness Project
Location: Tilles Center for the Performing Arts, 720 Northern Boulevard, Greenvale, New York
Description: Witness Project, a collaborative process between high school students and Holocaust survivors, explores the issues of loss and resilience, war, and trauma during the Holocaust.
To register and purchase journal ads visit: ujafedny.org/witness.