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Kehila Chadasha Sunday School/Adult Program
May 6, 2018 at 10:30 AM
Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School, 4301 East-West Highway, Bethesda, MD 20814
Gail Prensky, creator, executive producer, and project director of The Jüdische Kulturbund Project, tells the stories of artists living under oppression and their response through their music and art.
Premiering at the Settlement Music School
June 9, 2018, 6:00 PM-9:00 PM
Mary Louise Curtis Branch, 416 Queen Street, Philadelphia PA 19147
Two Pianos: Playing for Life. A classical music performance with readings, narration, and archival-image projections that tells the story of three female pianists from the Leipzig Kulturbund, performed by internationally-acclaimed “Four Hands” performers Diana Shapiro (born in Moscow) and Stanislava Varshavski (born in Kharkov). For more information, please read more about Two Pianos here.
Hear Gail Prensky tell the extraordinary story of the Jüdische Kulturbund and discuss her project’s initiatives: multimedia play, dramatic feature film, and education programs based on the Kulturbund’s history. Gail connects the work of those performers to current-day artists creating art under oppression.
Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA—November 13, 2017
“The Art and Resiliency of the Human Spirit”, a multimedia program presented by Gail Prensky, creator and executive producer with music performed by Sarah Baumgarten, soprano, and Edward Tarzia, piano. Hosted by Classrooms Without Borders. A program by the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh.
“A Musical Evening”, November 2, 2017, Judiciary Committee Room, Rayburn House Office Building, Washington DC
Hosted by Congressman Jamie Raskin and The Judische Kulturbund Project
Multimedia presentation by Project creator and executive producer Gail Prensky. Performance by Sarah Baumgarten, vocals and Patrick O’Donnell, piano
“A Cabaret Evening”, March 22, 2017, at 7:00 pm at the Jewish Museum of Maryland
Hosted by The Judische Kulturbund Project
Performance by Sarah Baumgarten, vocals and Patrick O’Donnell, piano
“The Jüdische Kulturbund-The Art and Resiliency of the Human Spirit” multimedia presentation by Gail Prensky of the Judische Kulturbund Project Musical presentation by Sarah Baumgarten.
CULTURE AND FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION
Region Värmland and the National Theatre of Värmland invite to the Commissioner briefing on 7-8 September 2016 in Karlstad, Sweden.
All regional and local consultants / developers / promoters in the performing arts, art and design, crafts, film and library and museum activities attend this conference where we will discuss current issues and exchanged experiences. The main speaker is Gail Prensky, creator and executive producer, The Jüdische Kulturbund Project. Read Gail’s presentation introduction here.
“Friendraiser” hosted by Jeffrey Slavin and Wendy Frosh-June 23, 2016
Chevy Chase, MD
Thanks to the generosity and support of Jeffrey Slavin, the Mayor of Somerset, and Wendy Frosh, The Jüdische Kulturbund introduced our initiatives, receiving appreciation and support from more than 50 guests!
Tikvat Israel Congregation—May 2, 2016, 7:30 PM-9:00 PM
“The Judische Kulturbund Project: Art and Resiliency of the Human Spirit,” presented by Gail Prensky, creator and executive producer. A multimedia presentation about Jewish artists and musicians responding to oppression in Nazi Germany by performing their art, demonstrating their will to survive and the power of the human spirit.
The Westchester Cooperative Library—April 20, 2016, 7:30 PM
“The Jüdische Kulturbund”. Speaker Gail Prensky, Executive Producer The Jüdische Kulturbud Project.
Jewish Museum of Maryland—February 21, 2016, 1:00 PM-2:30 PM
“Playing for Life” Art Under Tyranny”. Speaker Gail Prensky, Executive Producer, The Jüdische Kulturbund Project. Sadie B. Feldman Family Lecture.
The Museum of Jewish Heritage-February 17, 2016, 7:00 PM
New York City, NY
Eugene Drucker takes the stage to perform Bach’s Sarabande and Chaconne. Following Eugene’s performance, creator and executive producer of the J̹üdischer Kulturbund Project, will present a multimedia program “Playing for Life: Art Under Tyranny”, discussing the history and relevance of the Jewish Kulturbund. The program closes with a discussion about Eugene’s father Ernst Drucker, a violinist in the Kulturbund, and a question and answer segment with the audience.
Gail Prensky, Executive Producer of the Jüdische Kulturbund Project presented “Art Under Tyranny” at the Hadassah Greater Washington luncheon. Gail brings to this project a deep and first-hand understanding of the Kulturbund’s spirit and recognizes that their issues of living under tyranny continue with artists around the world today.
Paul Peck Humanities Institute Keynote Presentation—April 22, 2015
Montgomery College, Rockville, MD
Gail Prensky’s keynote presentation at The Paul Peck Humanities Institute-Montgomery College Holocaust Commemoration, April 22, 2015. Musicians performing are Lauren Gray on flute, Billy Kahkonen on bassoon, and Mike Langlois on piano.