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Voices of Survivors: Inspring Hope, Sanctuary, Compassion and Community

  • May 17
  • @ 12:00pm

Recurring weekly on Sunday, Friday, SaturdayFrom: 12:00 PM to 04:00 PM

The work of Chuck Fishman, photojournalist;

70 canvases from October 2023, Liberty/Parksville Dove-Daffodil-Dash;

Artwork and poetry readings by students from Liberty High School, Nya Reebe, Tony Canger, Gene Iovine, Tibor Spitz, Raphael Wettenstein, Allison Lucci, Adela Blaustein and Bliss Blaustein;

Videos of interviews and documentaries; 

Poetry by Dr. Hope Blecher, Shelley Marcus, Alyssa Thalmass, Marilyn Laufer, Chana Pollack, Myra Mniewski, Jeanne T., and Mykenzie Williams

In Person Presentations:

Friday, May 17th: Egils Liepins, owner of Town & Country will share his historical experiences; music by Fisher & Kean; child of survivor story shared by Uma Brooks; 

Saturday, May 18th: Allison Lucci, Allie for the Soul, artist; Jonathan Ned Katz, artist and author; 3:30 ceremony at Creekside Park in honor of Allan Berube;

Sunday, May 19th:  history of Yiddish lesson by Richie Chiger; meet and greet with Tibor Spitz, survivor of the Holocaust and painter, accompanied by Ilene Cutler and Tim Mills, producers of the current PBS documentary We Remember-Songs of Survivors;

Friday, May 24th: Hear from Dr. Patrick Sullivan, Liberty Schools Superintendent;

Friday, May 31st: Hear from a son of survivors, Dr. Richard Stein and musical duo Ira and Julia Levin. 

Saturday, June 1st: Ariel Shanberg, grandson of survivor, Executive director of DVAA; daughter of survivors of the Armenian genocide and poet, Tina Hazarian; songwriter and musician, Myrna Marcarian; and a family presentation by Pearl, Rafael and Sheila Zayas, relatives of a branch of the Grossinger family; 

Sunday, June 2nd: Eva Bocskor, survivor of the Holocaust with music by Sarah Weber;

Friday, June 7th: Tal Beery, grandchild of survivor and arts consultant, followed by the Youth and Artists Reception (the museum will be open until 6:00 pm).

Sunday, June 9th: Producer Pearl Gluck and poet Deborah Kahan will screen Write Me; hear from Izzy Hefter, child of survivors; listen to poetry by Chana Pollack; poetry and personal history by Myra Mniewski, who spent summers at a camp in the Catskills; with music by Cris Spinner;

Friday, June 14th: Spend your 12:30 lunchtime with cookbook author June Hersh and local baker and daughter of survivors, Evelyn Hefter; listen to the music of violinists Anastasia Solberg and David Fiedler; meet Leon Hilfstein and family, multigenerational survival stories;

Saturday, June 15th: Hear from Shain Fishman, a daughter of survivor, and meet author, Roslyn Bernstein,


Add to Calendar 05/17/24 12:00pm 06/16/24 04:00PM America/Los_Angeles Voices of Survivors: Inspring Hope, Sanctuary, Compassion and Community Liberty Museum & Arts Center


May 17
Free (Donations will be appreciated)
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