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Age and the Creative Spirit: A Photographer’s Portraits of The Greatest Generation’s Artists

Age and the Creative Spirit: A Photographer’s Portraits of The Greatest Generation’s Artists

It’s a perfect shot for the cover of a book of photographic portraits of elder artists: the photographer Editta Sherman, jauntily posing beside her antique viewfinder camera, her black and white checked dress forming a symmetry with the black and white floor tiles reflected in the camera’s lens. She is at one with her equipment, […]

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 […]