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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

10Th Anniversary Up Close Concert: Henschel Quartett

'This is, no question, one of the best groups in the world.' (Los Angeles Times). Presented in partnership with Music at Kohl Mansion, join us for a musical conversation with the German quartet that is 2015 was recognized with the Orlando prize for music. Guests are greeted with wine and cheese and 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.

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10th Anniversary Up Close Concert: METTA QUINTET

A highly creative, tight knit unit, METTA QUINTET (official resident ensemble of JazzReach) features some of the most fiery, sought after artists on the jazz scene today.Join us for a captivating evening of original compositions and stylized interpretations of Thelonious Monk, Duke Ellington, Horace Silver and Rodgers & Hart. It's jazz. Anything could happen. Don't miss out! Guests are greeted with wine and cheese and 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.

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Belly Laughs

Comedy + celeb chef cooking demo + tasting + wine = Belly Laughs

She's the Israeli-born James Beard finalist and owner of multiple hot NY restaurants who's won Chopped! twice. He's an American comedian who served in the Israeli army (and wrote a best-selling book about it). Comedian Joel Chasnoff and Chef Einat Admony (Balaboosta) join forces for an evening that will satisfy all the senses.

Tickets to the program include performance, glass of wine, and dessert reception. Doors open to ticketed guest at 8 pm. 21+ Advance purchase required.

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DIG IT! by JAZZREACH: Music Appreciation for Families

In celebration of the 10th Anniversary of the Up Close concert series, we're adding a special program for the next-gen audience. Get ready for a toe-tappin', head bobbin' introduction to the live jazz experience featuring our mainstage artists - the METTA QUINTET.

DIG IT! is a fun, family-friendly performance-based presentation that offers parents/grandparents and children ages 4 & up an exciting opportunity to learn about many facets of jazz that make it such a unique and compelling American musical tradition. Includes numerous opportunities for audience participation and Q&A. JazzReach is a NYC based non-profit dedicated to blazing new artistic territory and arts education.Presented to you for FREE thanks to the Eva Chernov Lokey Endowment for Programs. Space is limited. Advance registration required.

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