Tuesday, October 20, 2009
PAST: DC JCC's Literary Festival is back with Author Events and more! SUN Oct 18th - WED, Oct 28th, Admission cost varies
DC JCC's 11th Annual Jewish Literary Festival
This Sunday, October 18th - Wed, October 28th
Please click here for a full schedule of events! Please note, most of these events have a small cover and admission cost varies for each event. This year’s Festival features a selection of authors who have received national recognition for their works, including rave reviews from publications such as The Washington Post, The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal. During the 10-day event, attendees will have the opportunity to enjoy thoughtful talks and readings by featured authors, participate in engaging discussions with them, and enjoy stimulating conversations with other avid readers.
Additional events include:
Film Screening of "Adam Resurrected"
Monday, October 19th at 7:30pm
At the Aaron & Cecile Goldman Theater. Based on the novel by Israeli author Yoram Kaniuk, the film stars Jeff Goldblum and William Dafoe, and tells the story of Adam Stein, a charismatic patient at a mental institution for Holocaust survivors in 1961. Following the film, American University professor Pamela Nadell will lead a discussion with the audience.
SLAM: An Evening of Spoken Word Poetry
Saturday, October 24th at 9:00pm
Featured performer and artist Jake Marmer
Open Mic to follow, all welcome to perform/ attend
Please see link to find out what the cover is.
Hillyer Art Space
9 Hillyer Court, NW
(in alley behind Phillips Collection)
Metro: Dupont Circle, Q St exit
To purchase Festival passes or tickets for individual events and locations, please visit washingtondcjcc.org/litfest or call (202) 777-3251. Note prices vary for each event.
The Washington DCJCC
1529 16th St, NW (at Q St)
Metro: Dupont Circle and walk about ten minutes or McPherson Sq (or Columbia Heights) and walk to 16th St and take S2 or S4 bus to 16th St & Q St.