The San Diego Center for Jewish Culture is pleased to present the 2021-2022 Arts & Ideas season, which will offer in-person and virtual events. We have carefully considered your safety, comfort and convenience in the planning of the season, and we look forward to building community with you throughout the months to come.

In adherence with the San Diego County Public Health and the CDC, masks are required for everyone (over the age of two) in childcare and youth settings, regardless of your vaccination status. Please wear a mask while indoors at the JCC. Thank you for your cooperation.

 

Upcoming Events

Anthony de Mare at The Hive at Leichtag Commons

Tuesday, May 24, 2022 | 7:00 pm
The Hive at Leichtag Commons
441 Saxony Rd, Encinitas, CA 92024

Join us in North County at The Hive at Leichtag Commons for an outdoor performance of LIAISONS: Re-Imagining Sondheim from the Piano with Anthony de Mare. The brilliant songs of Sondheim find a second life as beguiling instrumentals in de Mare's concert. More than 45 prominent composers each re-imagine a favorite Sondheim song as a work for solo piano. The Hive

Price: $36 | JCC Members: $30

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LIAISONS: Re-Imagining Sondheim from the Piano with Anthony de Mare

Thursday, May 26, 2022 | 7:00 pm
David & Dorothea Garfield Theatre
Lawrence Family JCC

The brilliant songs of Sondheim find a second life as beguiling instrumentals in de Mare's concert. More than 45 prominent composers each re-imagine a favorite Sondheim song as a work for solo piano. The result is a set of fully realized works that use their original themes as springboards for invention and showcase de Mare's formidable talents at the keyboard.

Price: $36 | JCC Members: $30

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Professor Jacob Goldberg Lecture Series

Wednesday, June 1, 2022 | 10:00 am
Virtual
Zoom

Professor Jacob Goldberg, a former senior advisor to Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak, presents Part III of his annual lecture series centered on the current political landscape in the ever-changing Middle East. Professor Goldberg will be joining virtually from Israel to present his lecture.

Price: $18 | JCC Member: $15

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5-Minute Play Festival

Monday, June 13, 2022 | 7:00 pm
Taubman Drama Workshop (Rehearsal Room)
Lawrence Family JCC

Join us for the 7th Annual 5-Minute Play Festival. You'll get a taste of comedies, tragedies, and everything in between as professional San Diego actors, under the stellar direction of Omri Schein, transform scripts into theater showcasing fresh, new playwrights that speak to Jewish identity, cultural experiences and values. This is an evening of laughter, inspiration, and thought-provoking questions.

Price: $18 | JCC Members: $15

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