San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Oy! Only Six? Why Not More? A live production of Six-Word Memoirs on Jewish Life
Free drink for first 50 EventBrite ticket holders in the door.
Join us for a scandalizing, funny and poignant live show Feb. 4 at the Elbo Room, with an eclectic group of young comedians, storytellers, musicians and even a local celebrity chef sharing Six-Word Memoirs on Jewish life. Brought to you by Reboot and SMITH Magazine with SFJCF’s Young Adult Division (YAD) and the Young Adult Community at Congregation Emanu-El.
Elbo Room, 647 Valencia Street, San Francisco, CA 94110
Doors open at 6 p.m. Happy Hour from 6- 7:30 p.m.
Show at 7:30 p.m.
21+ ID at the door
Show MC’d by Larry Smith, creator of the Six-Word Memoir project. Featuring: Comedian Aurora Simcovich, musician Aaron Glass, Wise Sons Deli owner Leo Beckerman, writer Josh Healy, designer extraordinaire and singer Rebecca Bortman, poet Dyanna Loeb, and modern day storyteller Aviva Frank.
Advance tickets recommended. $5 in advance/$ 10 at the door
Show will include interactive opportunity to create your own Six-Word Memoirs:
* Interactive memoir texting throughout the show.
* Memorialize your own Six-Word Memoir.
* Six-Word Memoirs will be used for a live installation that will be displayed at Jewish organizations around the Bay Area.
Book sales and signing of Oy! Only Six? Why Not More? Six-Word Memoirs on Jewish Life to follow the show.
Co-presented by SMITH Magazine and Reboot with YAD.
Program created with the help of steering committee: Dan Rader and Meg Stewart of Moishe House SF, Leo Beckerman of Wise Sons Deli and Reboot, Amy Widdowson of Say Media and Sherith Israel, Ian Pedowitz of the SFJCF’s YAD, Rebecca Siegel of the Oshman Family JCC Palo Alto, Marc Janks of the SFJCF’s YAD, Sarah Schulweis of Say Media, Ada Ruzer of Kevah, Briyah Paley and Gravity Goldberg of the Contemporary Jewish Museum.
Made possible by the SF Jewish Community Federation’s IGI Committee