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Cultural and Performing Arts Events | PJCC
The Cultural and Performing Arts Department of the Peninsula Jewish Community Center offers high-quality, multi-disciplinary arts programming and cultural opportunities. Intimate performances, lectures, art exhibits and workshops, featuring emerging and established artists and thinkers, will strive to entertain, educate and enlighten.
The PJCC is proud to be a part of the Initiative on Jewish Peoplehood presenting educational and cultural programs that explore Jewish heritage, identity, and community. This initiative is co-funded by the Koret Foundation and the Taube Foundation for Jewish Life & Culture.
PJCC | Cultural Arts Events: Concerts, Theater, Lectures, Exhibits
Internationally-acclaimed Mediterranean folk band Baladino is coming to PJCC! Its members hail from Berlin and Tel Aviv, offering fresh, deeply authentic interpretations of Sephardic and Ladino melodies. With stunning vocals, unexpected instruments, and a pitch-perfect sense of arrangement, the Israeli group melds everything from Armenian duduk to instrumental improvisations. Pack a picnic or purchase food on site. A perfect close to Shabbat with outdoor music, friends and Havdalah to follow concert. '...lively,engagning, enthralling...' ChicagoNow.
Free Outdoor Concert with Alicia Jo Rabins
Alicia Jo Rabins performs from her indie-folk song-cycle 'Girls in Trouble,' about the complicated lives of Biblical women. The concert is presented in conjunction with PJCC Art Gallery exhibition, The Book of Ruth on display through June 29.
Advance registration recommended. 650.378.2703.
Arrive early for our Happier Hour from 5- 6:30, fun for members and guests 21+
Harpist Yuying Chen in Concert
Award-winning harpist and first prize winner of the 19th Israel International Harp Contest (2015), Yuying Chen, performs works by Renie, Grandjany, de Falla, Tchaikovsky, Liszt and Bach. This special one-night-only concert is followed by a 'meet the artist' dessert reception. The program is presented in partnership with the Bay Area and Silicon Valley chapers of the American Harp Society. Registration required.
Pacific Mambo Orchestra
It's dancing time! GRAMMY (R) Winner Pacific Mambo Orchestra, a 20 piece musical group, leads the rebirth of the Latin big band sound, rejuvenating the beloved music era of Machito and Tito Puente. Featuring the traditions of the classic mambo-craze orchestras of the 1950s this elite group performs in both English and Spanish .Pack a picnic or purchase food on-site. Doors open at 4:15 pm, optional dance lesson begins at 4:30 pm. Bring a blanket or LOW lawn chair (optional table packages also available) pack a picnic or purchase food onsite. No pork, shellfish or alcohol please.
Up Close Concert: Rohan & Grace, Percussion & Violin
Rohan Krishnamurthy and Grace Park present a spellbinding duet of contemporary music blending violin and Indian percussion like never before. The two young virtuosos present cross-genre and cross-cultural pieces specially commissioned for their extraordinary artistry. 'Musical Ambassador... Pride of India' - The Times of India.
Guests are greeted with wine and cheese and the 60-minute concert is followed by a 'Meet the Artists' dessert reception. It is our pleasure to reserve tables for parties of four or more. Doors open at 7:30 pm.