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People With a Passion: A Community of Talents

People With a Passion: A Community of Talents

Online user experience designer by day,  acrobatic contortionist by night: night, after night, after grueling night. A lifelong dancer-choreographer who once brought Israeli and Palestinian girls together to perform in a gymnastics tournament. An environmental activist and an aqua fit instructor who’ve made ‘some good music’ together for over a decade. And a licensed nurse […]

Community Skills Shine at JCCSF Talent Show

Community Skills Shine at JCCSF Talent Show

Aryn Shelander, a 23 year old acrobatic contortionist who has a day job as a user researcher  in the San Francisco tech industry, took the grand prize at the first annual JCCSF Community Talent Show Saturday night, June 8, in Kanbar Hall. Shelander’s strength, flexibility and imaginative choreography  in her moody piece set to the music “Requiem for a […]

Who’s Got Talent? Meet the Contestants…

Who’s Got Talent? Meet the Contestants…

The first ever JCCSF Community Talent Show  is only a week away, and the suspense is building. Next Saturday night, on June 8 at 8 p.m., a variety of JCCSF staff and members will perform one amazing act after another on stage in Kanbar Hall: music, song, dance, comedy, acrobatics — you name it. So […]

Leah Garchik and Janice Berman Drop in for Margaret Jenkins

Leah Garchik and Janice Berman Drop in for Margaret Jenkins

The Margaret Jenkins Dance Company’s preview of Times Bones last week at the JCCSF drew a lot of attention from some of our favorite writers! This innovative piece, a sneak peek before next spring’s formal premiere, began with a prologue along lighted paths in the Pottruck Family Atrium before moving into Kanbar Hall. Here’s what […]