What’s On in SA Jewish Community
SA JEWISH REPORT STAFF
Sunday (September 20)
* Johannesburg Light Music Society meets at Roosevelt Park Recreational Centre. Time: 14:00. Two audio presentations followed by a full- length musical feature film. Refreshments available at R15 per head. Entry fee for first-timers is waived. Information: David (011) 678-9725 / 076-574-1446.
* SAJBD and partners host an evening commemorating the important role played by the Russian army in the liberation of the concentration camps during the Second World War. A Russian-themed buffet will be served afterwards. Booking essential. No admission charge. Venue: Beyachad. Time: 17:00. RSVP: jenni @sajbd.org or (011) 64- 2521.
* RCHCC screens a documentary, “Sketches of Frank Gehry” by Sydney Pollack. Time: 19:30. Architect Gehry’s designs blur the line between art and architecture. Interviews with Bob Geldof, Dennis Hopper, Charles Jencks, Philip Johnson, Robert Rauschenberg, Edward Ruscha, Julian Schnabel, and Dr Milton Wexler (Gehry’s therapist). Venue: Clive M Beck Auditorium. Donation: R70 (incl refreshments). Booking: Hazel or René (011) 728–8088/8378, a/h (011) 728–8378, e-mail: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.greatpark.co.za
Sunday (October 11)
* Big Band Music Appreciation Society meets at St John’s College Auditorium, Houghton. A DVD will show shorts from “Big Band Fascination” at 14:15 sharp. Audio by Ron Cowley. After interval, a video on the Syd Lawrence Orchestra at St David’s Hall, Cardiff from 1990. Enquiries: Marilyn 072-243-7436 or Jack 082-450-7622.