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Arts in the Afternoon

The Arts in the Afternoon program provides the unique experience for our community to enjoy film, music and dance. All programs are offered on a weekday at 1:00 PM. 

Opera to Go
Friday, Feb 8 | 1:00 PM

MUSIC | Opera to Go
Opera to Go is supported by the Reba M. and Theodore Freedman Legacy Endowment Fund
Experience a high-energy opera, in a fully staged, 45-minute performance. Performances are sung in English.  The show is The Elixir of Love with music by Gaetano Donizetta and libretto by Kristine McIntyre. 

$2 Member | $4 Public

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Belly Dance
Friday, March 8 
| 1:00 PM
DANCE | The Magic and Mystery of Belly Dance
Experience the magic and mystery of Belly Dance from the Arab world though a stunning presentation of dance and movement spanning from ancient to modern, folklore to fusion. Learn a bit about the origins of this, the world’s oldest dance, and appreciate the artistry and fusion that has been created over the centuries.

$5 Member | $8 Public

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Funny WomenThursday, March 21 | 1:00 PM

FILM | Making Trouble: Three Generations of Funny Jewish Women
What is it that makes Jewish women so funny...and so Jewish? This film tells the story of six of the greatest female comic performers of the last century — Molly Picon, Fanny Brice, Sophie Tucker, Joan Rivers, Gilda Radner and Wendy Wasserstein. 

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Dr. Marc AgroninMonday, May 13 | 1:00 PM
LITERATURE | Marc Agronin: The End of Old Age: Living a Longer, More Purposeful Life
The acclaimed author of How We Age presents a hopeful and practical model of aging--a guide to understanding how we can all make the journey better.

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For more information and to register, please contact Esther Bethke at ebethke@erjcchouston.org or 713.595.8186.