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Stephen C. Widom Cultural Arts at Emanuel
presents

HARVEY GRANAT in "The Broadway That We Know and Love"
with Special Guest CHERYL SEGALL


Sunday, June 4, 2017 at 3:00pm

The fifth season of SCW Cultural Arts concludes on Sunday, June 4th at 3:00 p.m. with popular entertainer and music historian Harvey Granat, special guest Cheryl Segall, and David Lahm and his band, in a performance of songs from the great Broadway musicals entitled: "The Broadway That We Know and Love." Granat's show combines song with anecdote; he can sing, and he can tell a good story—ergo, people flock to hear him sing the songs they know and love along with the backstories that reveal the often, provocative settings in whch they came to be. Together, Harvey and Cheryl will celebrate the "Golden Years of Broadway," singing the great songs from Lerner and Loew's My Fair Lady, Camelot, Paint Your Wagon, On A Clear Day, Brigadoon; Jerry Herman's Hello Dolly, Mame, Milk and Honey, Le Cage, Mack and Mabel; and Jule Styne's Gypsy, Funny Girl and Bells Are Ringing.
Harvey Granat currently presents one of the most popular series at the 92nd St Y, in addition to appearing at Lincoln Center, the Metropolitan Room in NYC, with regular engagements at Canyon Ranch.
For further information, go to scwculturalarts.org.
Temple Emanuel of Great Neck is located at 150 Hicks Lane.
Admission: $20 and 2@$35. Call 516.482.5701 to purchase tickets and for information..

 

SCW Friday at Emanuel
guest in the pulpit

Richard Cohen, president, Southern Poverty Law Center
Topic: Protecting Society's Most Vulnerable

Friday evening
June 2, 2017 at 7:30pm

Richard Cohen is a graduate of Columbia University and the University of Virginia School of Law. He came to the Southern Poverty Law Center in 1986 as its legal director after practicing law in Washington, D.C., for seven years. Under his guidance, the SPLC won a series of landmark lawsuits against some of the nation's most violent white supremacist organizations. He also successfully litigated a wide variety of important civil rights actions—defending the rights of prisoners to be treated humanely, working for equal educational opportunities for all children, and bringing down the Confederate battle flag from the Alabama State Capitol. Prior to becoming SPLC president in 2003, Cohen served as its vice president for programs, which include the Intelligence Project and Teaching Tolerance. In 1997, the national legal magazine The American Lawyer selected him as one of 45 public sector lawyers "whose vision and commitment are changing lives."
A Q&A and refreshments follow the lecture.
For further information, go to scwculturalarts.org.
Temple Emanuel of Great Neck is located at 150 Hicks Lane.
Admission is Free. Call 516.482.5701 for further information.

 

The Nathan Ackerman Memorial Speaker
Former Prime Minister of Israel
EHUD BARAK

Thursday, May 11, 2017 at 7:30PM

Ehud Barak is one of the most recognizable names in Israeli politics, a man "who over a half-century career became Israel's most decorated soldier and held the nation's trifecta of top positions," according to The New York Times. Mr. Barak has served Israel as Prime Minister, Chief of General Staff of the Israeli Defense Forces and most recently as Minister of Defense, a position he took on in 2007. In 2012 he was bestowed the United States Department of Defense Distinguished Public Service Award.
Seating is limited. Please purchased tickets in advance. Tickets will NOT be available at the door.
Call 516.482.5701.