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Dec
16
Sun
Wehnachtssingen @ Zion Church of Baltimore
Dec 16 all-day
From Beer Halls to the Palace: The Rise and Demise of American Vaudeville @ Jewish Museum of Maryland
Dec 16 @ 1:00 pm

Dr. Alan Kreizenbeck is a theatre practitioner with a love for popular entertainments. Come learn about the history of vaudeville, famous Jewish vaudevillians (in both Yiddish and “mainstream” theatres), Harry Houdini’s vaudeville career, and vaudeville in Baltimore. Corny old jokes will be re-told, songs will be presented, and many photographs will be shared.

Dec
25
Tue
A Magical Mitzvah @ Jewish Museum of Maryland
Dec 25 @ 10:00 am

Help us fill backpacks with school supplies and create homemade stress balls for the students at Esperanza Center, a Baltimore-based organization whose mission is to welcome immigrants. Activities are suitable for all ages and no artistic talent is required.

Houdini: The Mini Series Screening @ Jewish Museum of Maryland
Dec 25 @ 12:30 pm

Follow the man behind the magic as he finds fame, engages in espionage, battles spiritualists, and encounters the greatest names of the era. Starring Adrian Brody, Kristen Connolly, and Evan Jones.

Jan
13
Sun
Baltimore Premiere: The Mighty Atom @ Jewish Museum of Maryland
Jan 13 @ 1:00 pm

Known as “The Mighty Atom,” Joseph Greenstein was the greatest strongman who ever lived – in a story that parallels that of Harry Houdini, this documentary film showcases an amazing tale of human potential that will have audiences cheering for “The Mighty Atom.” Filmmaker Steven Greenstein will join us following the screening for a talk back session with the audience.

Jan
20
Sun
A Fantastical Farewell to Houdini @ Jewish Museum of Maryland
Jan 20 @ 1:00 pm

Magician Brian Curry is as sharp as the tack he put on your chair. Part Magician, part mentalist, and part conman, Brian will leave you baffled. Like Houdini himself, Brian blurs the line between hype, skill and deception. Come see what has been called “The World’s Most Difficult Card Trick”, along with the Mind Reading Fortune Cookie in this fun farewell performance to our beloved Houdini exhibit, Inescapable: The Life and Legacy of Harry Houdini.

Jan
30
Wed
Sadie B. Feldman Family Lecture: Where the Birds Never Sing @ Jewish Museum of Maryland
Jan 30 @ 6:30 pm

Join us as author Jack Sacco shares the realistic, harrowing, at times horrifying, and ultimately triumphant tale of an American GI in World War II as seen through the eyes of his father, Joe Sacco — a farm boy from Alabama who landed at Omaha Beach, fought his way through Europe, and liberated the Nazi concentration camp at Dachau. Presented in partnership with the Baltimore Jewish Council.