Before becoming queer icons of the American theatre, Tennessee Williams and William Inge were just two aspiring playwrights sharing a night together. As the liquor flows and confessions begin to spill out, they reveal truths about themselves the public never saw. Based on real-life but closed-door encounters, reconstructed from troves of comments (and elisions) by each man about their relationship, Philip Dawkins gorgeously envisions what might have taken place during those early-career meetings.
Hear virtuoso violinist, David Radzinski accompanied
by pianist Mark Robson at Congregation Beth El. Visit
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Bring your own dairy lunch and discuss the week’s parasha with Rabbi Earne.
Vanguard Culture and the La Jolla Historical Society present three interactive evenings of silent short films curated by award-winning multi-media curator and soundscape artist Scott Paulson. Paulson will present lively screenings of silent classics with his band, the Teeny-Tiny Pit Orchestra. Audiences are encouraged to grab sound makers ranging from exotic wooden birdcalls, to giant thunder-sheets, to old-school car horns to help underscore the films. Featuring craft cocktails and delicious gourmet popcorn varieties by Vanguard Culture’s Culinary Director Chef Daniella de la Puente. Cost of ticket includes 1 bag of gourmet popcorn + 1 beverage.
Our Meetup has explored the life of Danish Jews through our recent Film event for “Across the Waters.” Now Gary will tell us about the historical origins of Jews in Denmark and we’ll eat authentic Danish food. Our June 23 Meetup will be at “Taste of Denmark,” a newer restaurant in Hillcrest run by the friendly couple, Tina and Bjerke. The place will be all ours for this event, starting at noon.