Rimon: The Minnesota Jewish Arts Council

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Rimon, an initiative of the Minneapolis Jewish Federation, promotes and enhances Jewish identity through arts and culture, supports arts and artists who broadly explore Jewish themes, and assists the greater Jewish community in developing a collaborative involvement with the arts.

Artist Salon: Backstage at the Adoption Play Project

Sunday, February 7, 2 p.m.
Intermedia Arts
2822 Lyndale Ave So
Minneapolis, MN 55408
Admission is $12 ($6 for ages 30 and under)

Theater artists Alan Berks and Leah Cooper offer a window into the evolution of a work-in-progress in the latest Artist Salon, Backstage at The Adoption Play Project. The play – a project which began in the fall of 2014 – is based on more than 1,000 stories related to adoption gathered from over twenty-five community story circle events with hundreds of community members. Using a mixed cast of professional performers and adoption community members, The Adoption Play Project looks at how “kinship by design” impacts families and influences American culture in unspoken ways.

Joining Berks and Cooper onstage is writer Sharon DeMark, who serves as the salon’s moderator. Backstage at The Adoption Play Project features excerpts from the play. For more information, please contact the Rimon office at 952-381-3449 or rimon@sabesjcc.org.

The Rimon Artist Salon series is funded in part by a gift in memory of David Tychman; a gift from Bruce Goodman; and is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.

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Rimon: The Minnesota Jewish Arts Council
Sabes Jewish Community Center
Jay and Rose Phillips Building
The Barry Family Campus
4330 South Cedar Lake Road
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55416

Phone: 952-381-3449
Email: rimon@sabesjcc.org

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David Jordan Harris
Executive Director

Siri Maitra
Communications Associate

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