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29th Annual Scholarship Ball Supports Local Children, Families
Tuesday, January 29, 2019

For the 29th year through its Annual Children’s Scholarship Ball, the Evelyn Rubenstein JCC of Houston is helping to make sure all children in Houston have the chance to learn and grow from the J’s enriching classes, camps and early childhood programs.

 
Houston Choreographers X6 with Special Guest Uptown Dance Company
Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Evelyn Rubenstein JCC of Houston presents the 39th season of Dance at the J, showcasing prominent choreographers, master teachers, companies and dancers. Dance community outreach, audience expansion and professional artistic development are continuing goals of the program.

 
Madcap Comedy, Moonlight and Magnolias at Evelyn Rubenstein JCC
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Imagine a world without Shakespeare’s Hamlet, Steinbeck’s The Grapes of Wrath, or David O. Selznick’s film adaptation of Margaret Mitchell’s, Gone with the Wind.  While Hamlet and “Grapes” seem secure in the Pantheon of great drama, many are unaware of how close we came to not having the beloved classic film, Gone with the Wind – or at least the version we know today.  And it is the true story of how GWTW avoided landing on history’s trash heap that forms the basis for Ron Hutchinson’s hilarious madcap comedy, Moonlight and Magnolias, opening for a six-performance run on February 14, 2019, in the Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center’s Joe Frank Theatre of the Arts.  Opening on Valentine’s day, this play is a Valentine in its own right – a love letter to Hollywood’s golden age, and the studio system that fueled its rise.    

 
How Great Are Your Works Oh God! by Rona Lesser to exhibit at the Evelyn Rubenstein JCC
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Rona Lesser’s exhibit, How Great are your Works Oh God!  will be on display in The Deutser Art Gallery at the Evelyn Rubenstein JCC of Houston, 5601 South Braeswood through the end of February. There will be a Meet the Artist Reception with Lesser on Wednesday, January 30 at 6:30 PM at the J.

 
Itamar Borochov Quartet Live in Concert
Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Israeli Jazz artist, Itamar Borochov will perform live with his quartet on the Kaplan Theatre stage at the Evelyn Rubenstein JCC of Houston, 5601 South Braeswood on Saturday, February 2, 2019 at 8:00 PM.

 
Celebrated Israeli Author Visits Houston as Literary Scholar-in-Residence
Tuesday, January 8, 2019

From January 27-30, celebrated Israeli author Meir Shalev will visit Houston as the Evelyn Rubenstein JCC’s Literary Scholar-in-Residence. During his time in Houston, Shalev will offer several lectures on love in the Bible, as well as an exclusive sneak preview into his latest work My Wild Garden, currently being translated into English.

 
Modern Master Dance Class and Audition with Peridance Contemporary Dance Company
Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Join instructor Attila Joey Csiki for an intermediate/advanced level master dance class on Monday, January 28 from 7:30 PM–9:30 PM at the Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center of Houston, 5601 S. Braeswood. Dancers can also audition for Peridance Capezio Center’s leading summer intensives and year-round programs. Appropriate dance attire is required.

 
Exploring the Artistic Process with Houstonís Own Orna Feinstein
Tuesday, January 8, 2019

If you’ve ever wondered what original prints and printmaking is all about, here is your chance to learn how prints are made. Join “Houston’s Own” artist Orna Feinstein Wednesday, January 23 at 7:00 PM for a Printmaking Workshop at the Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center.

 
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