Joy Katzen-Guthrie ... 2017-2018 Appearances

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AUGUST 2017

CONGREGATION BETH AM KABBALAT SHABBAT AUGUST 2017 SERVICES, TAMPA
Friday evenings
, August 4, 11, 18, 25, 2017
2030 West Fletcher Avenue, Tampa, FL 33612, (813) 968-8511, Rabbi Jason Rosenberg, Joy Katzen-Guthrie, Cantorial Leader
http://bethamtampa.org/
Beth Am Shabbat services on 1st, 3rd, and 5th Fridays begin at 7:30 PM
Beth Am Shabbat services on 2nd and 4th Fridays begin at 6:30 PM

UNITY OF PALM HARBOR~ AUGUST 2017 SUNDAY MORNING SERVICES
Sundays, August 6, 12, 20, 27, 2017,
9:15 and 11 a.m. services
1960 Tampa Rd, Palm Harbor, FL 34683, (727) 784-7911, Rev. Bob Fortner
http://unityofpalmharbor.org
Joy provides music for morning worship service Sundays at 9:15 and 11 a.m. as part of Unity Palm Harbor's versatile music team. Joy's prelude begins at 9:00 and 10:45

ECKERD OLLI PRESENTS: LEONARD BERNSTEIN: INNOVATOR, ICON, AND INSPIRATION
Westminster Suncost QUAK Center • Four Sessions, Wednesdays, August 2, 9, 16, 23 • 10:30 AM-Noon
Eckerd Osher Institute of Lifelong Learning (OLLI) 2017 Westminster Suncoast Summer Series
Class Instructor: Joy Katzen-Guthrie
6909 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Street, st. Petersburg, FL 33705
http://www.eckerd.edu/olli/index.php
One of the 20th century's pivotal figures, Leonard Bernstein's influential life as pianist, composer, orchestrator, conductor, concert artist, and lecturer/teacher deserves a closer look. From his whirlwind beginnings as conductor of the New York Philharmonic to his creations for theatre, film, and concert hall to his relationship with Israel and Jewish music and his inspirational concert at the Berlin Wall, we'll rediscover the man & his gifts.

THE PALMS OF LARGO PRESENTS: MORE THAN A FUNNY LADY: BARBRA STREISAND
Thursday, August 17, 2017 • 10-11:30 AM

The Palms of Largo, 300 Lake Ave., NE, Largo, FL 33771, 877-707-2567
Five and a half decades ago, Barbra Streisand burst on the entertainment scene with an obvious superstar talent, becoming one of the industry's rare examples of an overnight sensation. Though notoriously private, she is approaching a new public era in her life. Now 74, she released a new album in 2015 and an album of duets in 2016, embarking on a 9-city concert tour—a rare occurrence since she prefers not to leave her Malibu home. She is writing a memoir to be released in 2017. Onstage, in studio, behind the camera—writing, performing, producing, and directing—to date she has recorded 35 albums and sold some 245 million recordings—the only woman to have mastered Broadway, popular recording, and comedic/dramatic stage and film as a musical and non-musical performer, creator, and director. But she points out that mastering personal happiness has been the most important. We'll meet Streisand, learn of the breadth of her achievements and motivation, and also learn of her personal connection to her Jewish heritage and Israel in this biographical class. No charge, all are welcome.

CONGREGATION BETH AM OF TAMPA PRESENTS: AN EVENING OF SONG with JANICE NEPON-SIXT and GUESTS:
"I CAN'T GIVE YOU ANYTHING BUT LOVE," featuring Janice Nepon-Sixt and Joy Katzen-Guthrie with Special Guests
Sunday, August 20, 2017, 7 PM, Congregation Beth Am of Tampa. Dessert Reception to follow.
No charge, but please RSVP to Janice at 813-265-2545, janlaurie@verizon.net
2030 West Fletcher Avenue, Tampa, FL 33612, (813) 968-8511, Rabbi Jason Rosenberg, Joy Katzen-Guthrie, Cantorial Leader
http://bethamtampa.org/
Click to download a pdf flyer for this program
In this free cabaret concert lovingly created by Janice Nepon-Sixt as a gift to the community, Janice shares her favorite songs devoted to her favorite subject: love. A longtime contributor to the Tampa theatre and musical community, Janice requests your RSVP if you plan to attend, but if you are unable to RSVP in time, please know you are welcome to attend and bring guests. There is no charge for the program or the dessert reception that follows.

SEPTEMBER 2017

CONGREGATION BETH AM KABBALAT SHABBAT SEPTEMBER 2017 SERVICES, TAMPA
Friday evenings
, September 1, 8, 15, 22, 2017
2030 West Fletcher Avenue, Tampa, FL 33612, (813) 968-8511, Rabbi Jason Rosenberg, Joy Katzen-Guthrie, Cantorial Leader
http://bethamtampa.org/
Beth Am Shabbat services on 1st, 3rd, and 5th Fridays begin at 7:30 PM
Beth Am Shabbat services on 2nd and 4th Fridays begin at 6:30 PM
NOTE: Friday, September 29th is Erev Kol Nidre Services

UNITY OF PALM HARBOR~ SEPTEMBER 2017 SUNDAY MORNING SERVICES
Sundays, September 3, 10, 17, 25, 2017,
9:15 and 11 a.m. services
1960 Tampa Rd, Palm Harbor, FL 34683, (727) 784-7911, Rev. Bob Fortner
http://unityofpalmharbor.org
Joy provides music for morning worship service Sundays at 9:15 and 11 a.m. as part of Unity Palm Harbor's versatile music team. Joy's prelude begins at 9:00 and 10:45

WESTMINSTER SHORES • SLEEPLESS IN SEATTLE: A PIANO/VOCAL CONCERT
Thursday, September 14, 2017 • 6:30-8:00 PM
Eckerd Osher Institute of Lifelong Learning (OLLI) 2017 Fall Series
125 -56th Ave., S., St. Petersburg, FL 33705, 727-867-2131
http://www.watermarkcommunities.com/bocaciegabay/
Among memorable attributes of the heart-tugging film Sleepless in Seattle is its collection of romantic standards providing an audio backdrop to the film's tale of the search for love. From Stardust to As Time Goes By to When I Fall in Love to Makin' Whoopie, the atmospheric soundtrack includes hit songs performed and created by some of the most beloved contributors to the American Popular Songbook—including Hoagy Carmichael, Louis Armstrong, Nat King Cole, Victor Young, Oscar Hammerstein II, Gene Autry, Jimmy Durante, Gus Kahn, Comden & Green, Jule Style, and Harry Connick, Jr., among others. Join Joy on this musical time trip through the film's soundtrack, with stories of the composers, lyricists, vocalists, and productions from the time in which these songs were composed.

UNIVERSITY VILLAGE • VERA GINSBERG & JOY KATZEN-GUTHRIE In Concert
Friday, September 15, 2017 • 2:00-3:00 PM
12401 N. 22nd Street, Tampa, FL 33612 • 813-975-5000
Concert Flutist Vera Ginsberg and pianist Joy Katzen-Guthrie feature a delightful concert of classical, pop, stage, and film classics.

UNIVERSITY VILLAGE VESPERS SERVICE • JOY KATZEN-GUTHRIE with Sacred Questions at the Jewish New Year
Friday, September 15, 2017 • 3:00 PM
12401 N. 22nd Street, Tampa, FL 33612 • 813-975-5000
Joy speaks and sings at this afternoon's vespers service with an examination of Sacred Questions to ask oneself during the Rosh HaShanah season and melodies of the Jewish New Year.

ECKERD OLLI PRESENTS: CELEBRATING THE JAZZ SINGER, TEVYE, AND THE FUNNY GIRL: JEWISH MUSICAL STAGE & FILM CLASSICS OF THE 20th CENTURY
Eckerd College Campus, St. Petersburg, Tuesdays September 19, 26 at 1:30-3:30 PM and October 4, 2017, 10 AM-Noon
Eckerd Osher Institute of Lifelong Learning (OLLI) 2017 Fall Series
Class Instructor/Concert Artist: Joy Katzen-Guthrie
http://www.eckerd.edu/olli/index.php
As we celebrate the 90th anniversary of Warner Bros.' classic The Jazz Singer, we are reminded of the dynamic characters and themes of Jewish stage and film musicals that starred the iconic Fanny Brice, Barbra Streisand, Molly Picon, Al Jolson, Danny Thomas, Zero Mostel, Topol, Neil Diamond, and Mel Brooks among others. Explore the themes, stereotypes, and messages of productions like Fiddler on teh Roof, The Jazz Singer, Milk and Honey, Funny Girl, Hello, Dolly! Yentl, Oliver, and The Producers, examining the traditional and contemporary messages as well as historical events and individuals behind these classic productions.

CONGREGATION BETH AM SELICHOT SERVICE, TAMPA
Saturday, September 16, 2017, 8:00 PM

2030 West Fletcher Avenue, Tampa, FL 33612, (813) 968-8511, Rabbi Jason Rosenberg, Joy Katzen-Guthrie, Cantorial Leader
http://bethamtampa.org/
The High Holiday season begins with 5:30 PM dinner, followed by a special Selichot service. This year, Beth Am's ongregants will gather for dinners at local restaurants for casual and (we hope!) enlightening conversation. We hope for our congregants to enjoy time together, share common interests, and get to know one another. Our Selichot service and dessert will follow at the synagogue. Please call the temple office to join in the night's dinner activities and join us for our Selichot service after.

THE FOUNTAINS at Boca Ciega Bay Presents: Sacred Journeys & Traditions: A Musical Celebration of the Jewish New Year!
Wedmesday, September 20, 2017 • 2:00 - 3:00 PM
1255 Pasadena Ave., S., St. Petersburg, FL • (727) 381-5411
http://www.watermarkcommunities.com/bocaciegabay/
Click to download a pdf flyer for this program
The Fountains presents this special concert of inspiriting songs, stories, and history of Rosh HaShanah and Yom Kippur—the Jewish New Year—known as the Days of Awe, including muisical themes and insights of the history and traditions of this season as it is observed by the Jewish people around the world. Discover the meaning and significance of the Jewish High Holidays as a season for reassessment of the past and renewal of hope and motivations for the seasons ahead.

CONGREGATION BETH AM ROSH HASHANAH SERVICES, TAMPA
http://bethamtampa.org
Wednesday, September 20, 2017, 8 PM Erev Rosh HaShanah
Thursday, September 21, 2017, 10 AM Rosh HaShanah Morning Service
Thursday, September 21, 2017, 1:30 PM Rosh HaShanah Children's Service

2030 West Fletcher Avenue, Tampa, FL 33612, (813) 968-8511, Rabbi Jason Rosenberg, Joy Katzen-Guthrie, Cantorial Leader

WESTMINSTER SUNCOAST QUAK CENTER • SLEEPLESS IN SEATTLE: A PIANO/VOCAL CONCERT
Monday, September 25, 2017 • 7-8:30 PM
6909 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Street, St. Petersburg, FL 33705, 727-867-1131
http://www.eckerd.edu/olli/index.php
Among memorable attributes of the heart-tugging film Sleepless in Seattle is its collection of romantic standards providing an audio backdrop to the film's tale of the search for love. From Stardust to As Time Goes By to When I Fall in Love to Makin' Whoopie, the atmospheric soundtrack includes hit songs performed and created by some of the most beloved contributors to the American Popular Songbook—including Hoagy Carmichael, Louis Armstrong, Nat King Cole, Victor Young, Oscar Hammerstein II, Gene Autry, Jimmy Durante, Gus Kahn, Comden & Green, Jule Style, and Harry Connick, Jr., among others. Join Joy on this musical time trip through the film's soundtrack, with stories of the composers, lyricists, vocalists, and productions from the time in which these songs were composed.

CONGREGATION BETH AM YOM KIPPUR SERVICES, TAMPA
http://bethamtampa.org
Friday, September 29, 2017, 8 PM, Kol Nidre
Saturday, September 30, 2017, 10:00 AM, Yom Kippur Morning Service
Saturday, September 30, 2017, 1:30 PM, Yom Kippur Children's Service
Saturday, September 30, 2017, 4:30 PM, Yom Kippur Maariv/Yizkor/Ne'ila Services
2030 West Fletcher Avenue, Tampa, FL 33612, (813) 968-8511, Rabbi Jason Rosenberg, Joy Katzen-Guthrie, Cantorial Leader

OCTOBER 2017

UNITY OF PALM HARBOR~ OCTOBER 2017 SUNDAY MORNING SERVICES
Sundays, October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, 2017,
9:15 and 11 a.m. services
1960 Tampa Rd, Palm Harbor, FL 34683, (727) 784-7911, Rev. Bob Fortner
http://unityofpalmharbor.org
Joy provides music for morning worship service Sundays at 9:15 and 11 a.m. as part of Unity Palm Harbor's versatile music team. Joy's prelude begins at 9:00 and 10:45

ECKERD OLLI PRESENTS: VOICES FOR CHANGE: AMERICAN FOLK MUSIC FROM ITS ROOTS TO TODAY
Eckerd College St. Petersburg Campus, Tuesdays, October 3, 10, and 17, 2017 • 1:30-3:30 PM
Eckerd Osher Institute of Lifelong Learning (OLLI) 2017 Fall Series
Class Instructor: Joy Katzen-Guthrie
http://www.eckerd.edu/olli/index.php
Approaching the centennial of the birth of Pete Seeger—among the most important musical and social voices in history—as well as the 60th anniversary of the modern folk music movement, we'll examine music's power to inspire social and economic change. Tracing the evolution of American "roots music"—folk, blues, jazz, country, and gospel—from America's earliest songs and social causes to the modern era, we'll hear the genius of Scott Joplin, Bessie Smith, Louis Armstrong, Woody Guthrie, the Carter Family, Pete Seeger, Bob Dylan, and Duke Ellington among others to discover how innovative writer/performers changed our perspective, not only in America, but worldwide.

CONGREGATION BETH AM SUKKOT DINNER AND SERVICE, TAMPA
Wednesday, October 4, 2017
, Potluck Dinner at 6:30 PM, Service at 7:30 PM
2030 West Fletcher Avenue, Tampa, FL 33612, (813) 968-8511, Rabbi Jason Rosenberg, Joy Katzen-Guthrie, Cantorial Leader
http://bethamtampa.org

ECKERD OLLI PRESENTS: : MORE THAN A FUNNY LADY: BARBRA STREISAND
** Centre of Palm Harbor Campus, Thursday, October 5, 2017 • 1:30-3:30 PM
** Eckerd College St. Petersburg Campus, Friday, October 6, 2017 • 1:30-3:30 PM
Eckerd Osher Institute of Lifelong Learning (OLLI) 2017 Fall Biography Series
Class Instructor: Joy Katzen-Guthrie
http://www.eckerd.edu/olli/index.php
Five and a half decades ago, Barbra Streisand burst on the entertainment scene with an obvious superstar talent, becoming one of the industry's rare examples of an overnight sensation. Though notoriously private, she is approaching a new public era in her life. Now 74, she released a new album in 2015 and an album of duets in 2016, embarking on a 9-city concert tour—a rare occurrence since she prefers not to leave her Malibu home. She is writing a memoir to be released in 2017. Onstage, in studio, behind the camera—writing, performing, producing, and directing—to date she has recorded 35 albums and sold some 245 million recordings—the only woman to have mastered Broadway, popular recording, and comedic/dramatic stage and film as a musical and non-musical performer, creator, and director. But she points out that mastering personal happiness has been the most important. We'll meet Streisand, learn of the breadth of her achievements and motivation, and also learn of her personal connection to her Jewish heritage and Israel in this biographical class. No charge, all are welcome.

CONGREGATION BETH AM KABBALAT SHABBAT OCTOBER 2017 SERVICES, TAMPA
Friday evenings, October 6, 13, 20, 27, 2017

2030 West Fletcher Avenue, Tampa, FL 33612, (813) 968-8511, Rabbi Jason Rosenberg, Joy Katzen-Guthrie, Cantorial Leader
http://bethamtampa.org/
Beth Am Shabbat services on 1st, 3rd, and 5th Fridays begin at 7:30 PM
Beth Am Shabbat services on 2nd and 4th Fridays begin at 6:30 PM

TOBY WEINMAN CENTER OF MENORAH MANOR Presents: SHIREI SUKKAT SHALOM: A Celebration of Songs of the Sukkot/Thanksgiving Season
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 • 2:00-3:30 PM • 255 -59th Str., N., St. Petersburg, FL 33710 • (727) 345-2775
http://www.menorahmanor.org
Toby Weinman Center of Menorah Manor's annual celebration of Sukkot features Joy with music and stories of Sukkot, Simchat Torah, and the season of gratitude and harvest.

CONGREGATION BETH AM SIMCHAT TORAH DINNER AND SERVICE, TAMPA
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
, Vegetarian Potluck Dinner at 5:30 PM, Service at 6:30 PM
2030 West Fletcher Avenue, Tampa, FL 33612, (813) 968-8511, Rabbi Jason Rosenberg, Joy Katzen-Guthrie, Cantorial Leader
http://bethamtampa.org

CONGREGATION BETH AM YIZKOR SERVICE, TAMPA
Thursday, October 12, 2017, 10:00 AM
2030 West Fletcher Avenue, Tampa, FL 33612, (813) 968-8511, Rabbi Jason Rosenberg, Joy Katzen-Guthrie, Cantorial Leader
http://bethamtampa.org

TAMPA JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER Presents: Joy Katzen-Guthrie with Oscar-Winning Songs
Thursday, October 26, 2017 • 11:00 AM - Noon Followed by Lunch • COHN COMMUNITY JCC CAMPUS: 13013 Community Campus Drive, Tampa, FL 33625 • 813-962-2863
Joy presents a concert of favorite Oscar-winning songs and stories of the films in which they appeared. . There is no charge, all are welcome, donations gratefully accepted for lunch.

HUMANISTIC JEWS OF TAMPA BAY present JOY KATZEN-GUTHRIE IN CONCERT
TRADITION! A CONCERT OF YIDDISH SONGS AND BROADWAY & HOLLYWOOD CLASSICS
Sunday, October 29, 2017, 2:00 PM • Unity Tampa, 3302 W. Horatio St., Tampa 33609
Joy's concert features a mix of classic Yiddish selections and Broadway/Hollywood favorites. Only $10 admission at the door, children 12 and under admitted free. Call 813-701-9685 for information or email humanisticjewsoftampabay@gmail.com

NOVEMBER 2017

CONGREGATION BETH AM ADULT EDUCATION SERIES PRESENTS: CAROLE KING AND HER TAPESTRY OF SONG
Thursdays, November 2 and 9, 2017 • 7 to 9 PM with a 15-minute refreshment break. No charge, all welcome, no RSVP required.
2030 West Fletcher Avenue, Tampa, FL 33612, (813) 968-8511
Class Instructor: Joy Katzen-Guthrie
Her talent at the piano was obvious by age four, her hit songwriting established by her early 20s, leading to a blockbuster career as one of the most prolific and influential pop songwriter/recording artists in history.

CONGREGATION BETH AM NOVEMBER 2017 SHABBAT SERVICES, TAMPA
Fridays, November 3, 10, 17, 24, 2017
http://bethamtampa.org
Beth Am Shabbat services on 1st, 3rd, and 5th Fridays begin at 7:30 PM
Beth Am Shabbat services on 2nd and 4th Fridays begin at 6:30 PM

UNITY OF PALM HARBOR~ NOVEMBER 2017 SUNDAY MORNING SERVICES
Sundays, November 5, 12, 19, 26, 2017,
9:15 and 11 a.m. services
1960 Tampa Rd, Palm Harbor, FL 34683, (727) 784-7911, Rev. Bob Fortner
http://unityofpalmharbor.org
Joy provides music for morning worship service Sundays at 9:15 and 11 a.m. as part of Unity Palm Harbor's versatile music team. Joy's prelude begins at 9:00 and 10:45

ECKERD OLLI PRESENTS: VOICES FOR CHANGE: AMERICAN FOLK MUSIC FROM ITS ROOTS TO TODAY
Centre of Palm Harbor Campus, Tuesdays, November 7, 14, and 21, 2017 • 1:30-3:30 PM
Eckerd Osher Institute of Lifelong Learning (OLLI) 2017 Fall Series
Class Instructor: Joy Katzen-Guthrie
http://www.eckerd.edu/olli/index.php
Approaching the centennial of the birth of Pete Seeger—among the most important musical and social voices in history—as well as the 60th anniversary of the modern folk music movement, we'll examine music's power to inspire social and economic change. Tracing the evolution of American "roots music"—folk, blues, jazz, country, and gospel—from America's earliest songs and social causes to the modern era, we'll hear the genius of Scott Joplin, Bessie Smith, Louis Armstrong, Woody Guthrie, the Carter Family, Pete Seeger, Bob Dylan, and Duke Ellington among others to discover how innovative writer/performers changed our perspective, not only in America, but worldwide.

TAMPA JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER Presents: Joy Katzen-Guthrie with Oscar-Winning Songs
Thursday, October 26, 2017 • 11:00 AM - Noon Followed By Lunch • BRYAN GLAZER FAMILY JCC CAMPUS: 522 N. Howard Ave., Tampa, FL 33606 • (813) 575-5900
Joy presents a concert of favorite Oscar-winning songs and stories of the films in which they appeared. Lunch follows. There is no charge, all are welcome, donations gratefully accepted for lunch.

CONGREGATION BETH AM PRESENTS: THE CANTORETTES IN CONCERT with their tribute to LADIES OF JAZZ!
Sunday, November 12, 2017, 3:00-5:00 PM
Congregation Beth Am, 2030 West Fletcher Avenue, Tampa, FL 33612, (813) 968-8511 • No Charge, All Welcome, RSVP's Requested
Click to download a pdf flyer for this program
Cantors Deborrah Cannizzaro and Beth Schlossberg, along with Joy Katzen-Guthrie, are THE CANTORETTES! With a harmonic blend akin to the Andrews Sisters, and through their ensemble and solo selections, their concerts are a trip down memory lane with favorites from the golden age of American Popular Musicals, the Hit Parade, and more. This afternoon's 'S'Wonderful concert will be a tribute to the magnificent ladies of jazz as the Cantorettes, along with pianist Robert Jarosh, Take the A Train to Congregation Beth Am Come Rain or Come Shine! Don't miss the fun! All are welcome to attend this free concert; reservations requested. RSVP To Congregation Beth Am at 813-968-8511

ECKERD OLLI PRESENTS: HELLO JERRY! THE SPARKLE OF JERRY HERMAN!
Eckerd College St. Petersburg Campus, Mondays, November 27, December 4 and 11, 2017 • 1:30-3:30 PM
Eckerd Osher Institute of Lifelong Learning (OLLI) 2017 Fall Series
Class Instructor/Concert Artist: Joy Katzen-Guthrie
http://www.eckerd.edu/olli/index.php
85-year-old composer/lyricist Jerry Herman, creator of iconic musicals Milk & Honey, Hello Dolly, Mame, Mack & Mabel, Dear World, La Cage Aux Folles, has known spectacular success and phenomenal failure. In 1961, the young writer burst on Broadway with Milk and Honey, plus Tony and Grammy nominations. Hello, Dolly! and Mame enjoyed monumental success, while Dear World, Mack and Mabel, and The Grand Tour floundered. La Cage Aux Folles renewed Herman's belief in himself and the American musical theatre. Not only was it a broadway bluckbuster, it was a personal heroic statement from Herman and his co-creators. Discover why these days remain The Best of Times for Jerry Herman and his musicals.

ECKERD OLLI PRESENTS: CELEBRATING THE JAZZ SINGER, TEVYE, AND THE FUNNY GIRL: JEWISH MUSICAL STAGE & FILM CLASSICS OF THE 20th CENTURY
Centre of Palm Harbor Campus, Thursdays, November 30, December 7 and 14,, 2017 • 1:30-3:30 PM
Eckerd Osher Institute of Lifelong Learning (OLLI) 2017 Fall Series
Class Instructor/Concert Artist: Joy Katzen-Guthrie
http://www.eckerd.edu/olli/index.php
As we celebrate the 90th anniversary of Warner Bros.' classic The Jazz Singer, we are reminded of the dynamic characters and themes of Jewish stage and film musicals that starred the iconic Fanny Brice, Barbra Streisand, Molly Picon, Al Jolson, Danny Thomas, Zero Mostel, Topol, Neil Diamond, and Mel Brooks among others. Explore the themes, stereotypes, and messages of productions like Fiddler on teh Roof, The Jazz Singer, Milk and Honey, Funny Girl, Hello, Dolly! Yentl, Oliver, and The Producers, examining the traditional and contemporary messages as well as historical events and individuals behind these classic productions.

DECEMBER 2017

CONGREGATION BETH AM DECEMBER 2017 SHABBAT SERVICES, TAMPA
Fridays, December 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, 2017
2030 West Fletcher Avenue, Tampa, FL 33612, (813) 968-8511, Rabbi Jason Rosenberg, Joy Katzen-Guthrie, Cantorial Leader
http://bethamtampa.org
Beth Am Shabbat services on 1st, 3rd, and 5th Fridays begin at 7:30 PM
Beth Am Shabbat services on 2nd and 4th Fridays begin at 6:30 PM
NOTE: Joy will be off on December 15 and 22. Services will be led by Youth and Men's Club on those dates.

UNITY OF PALM HARBOR — DECEMBER 2017 SUNDAY MORNING SERVICES
Sundays, December 3, 10, 17, 24, 2017,
9:15 and 11 a.m. services
1960 Tampa Rd, Palm Harbor, FL 34683, (727) 784-7911, Rev. Bob Fortner
http://unityofpalmharbor.org
Joy provides music for morning worship service Sundays at 9:15 and 11 a.m. as part of Unity Palm Harbor's versatile music team. Joy's prelude begins at 9:00 and 10:45

COLLIER/LEE HADASSAH of NAPLES PRESENTS: THE JOY OF JEWISH MUSIC, A Benefit Concert with Joy Katzen-Guthrie
Tuesday, December 5, 2017, 7 PM • Beth Tikvah Synagogue, 1459 Pine Ridge Rd., Naples, FL

Admission is $18 advance, $22 at the door. Proceeds benefit the Hadassah Medical Organization.
Checks should be made payable to Hadassah and mailed to Maxine Brenner, 7559 Berkshire Pines Dr., Naples, FL 34104.
For information, contact Iris Shur at irisjimshur@aol.com
Click to download a pdf flyer and press release for this event
Joy's inspirational and live concert, The Joy of Jewish Music, will feature eclectic story and song of music of Jewish faith, prayer, and experience—from Israel and the Diaspora to Broadway and Hollywood. The program is open to all and is appropriate for all ages.

CONGREGATION BETH AM OF TAMPA CONTINUING EDUCATION SERIES: A MUSICAL CELEBRATION OF JERUSALEM CONCERT
Thursday, December 7, 2017 • 7:00-8:30 PM followed by refreshments

http://bethamtampa.org
2030 West Fletcher Avenue, Tampa, FL 33612, (813) 968-8511 • No Charge, All are Welcome, no reservation needed
Earlier this year, Israel marked 50 years since the milestone moment when Jerusalem was reunified during the Six Day War and Jews returned to the Kotel—the Western Wall. Joy celebrates Jerusalem through music and writings of the city from the hearts and minds of Jews through the ages.

ECKERD COLLEGE OLLI PRESENTS: MORE THAN A FUNNY LADY: BARBRA STREISAND
QUAK Center of Westminster Suncoast • Fri., December 8, 2017 • 2:30-4:00 PM

1095 Pinellas Point Dr., S. • St. Petersburg, FL 33705 • 727-867-1131
Five and a half decades ago, Barbra Streisand burst on the entertainment scene with an obvious superstar talent, becoming one of the industry's rare examples of an overnight sensation. Though notoriously private, she is approaching a new public era in her life. Now 74, she released a new album in 2015 and an album of duets in 2016, embarking on a 9-city concert tour—a rare occurrence since she prefers not to leave her Malibu home. She is writing a memoir to be released in 2017. Onstage, in studio, behind the camera—writing, performing, producing, and directing—to date she has recorded 35 albums and sold some 245 million recordings—the only woman to have mastered Broadway, popular recording, and comedic/dramatic stage and film as a musical and non-musical performer, creator, and director. But she points out that mastering personal happiness has been the most important. We'll meet Streisand, learn of the breadth of her achievements and motivation, and also learn of her personal connection to her Jewish heritage and Israel in this biographical class. No charge, all are welcome.

MENORAH MANOR Presents: HANUKKAH CIRCLE OF SONGS: A Concert Celebration of Songs of the Hanukkah Season
Tuesday, December 12, 2017 • 2:00-3:30 PM • 255 -59th Str., N., St. Petersburg, FL 33710 • (727) 345-2775
http://www.menorahmanor.org
Menorah Manor's annual Hanukkah program features Joy with music and stories of Hanukkah from Jewish communities around the world. The candles ... the dreidls .. the Macabee fight for freedom. Hanukkah commemorates one of the darkest moments in Jewish history — and turns it into a festival of light. Since the first observance of Hanukkah, the story has been taught from generation to generation, with songs and tales that share the values of freedom and faith, give thanks for our heritage and the joy of our days, and honor the events of that time that have made it possible for us to observe and celebrate Hanukkah freely with our friends and loved ones today. From the menorah to the dreidl, the latke, the s'vivon, and the song of praise, we'll rediscover Hanukkah through songs and stories.

REGENCY OAKS of Clearwater Presents: SHIRU SHIR CHANUKAH: A Concert Celebration of Hanukkah Song
Tuesday, December 12, 2017 • 7 - 8:30 PM • 2720 Regency Oaks Blvd., Clearwater, FL 33759, 866-543-4237
http://www.brookdaleliving.com/regency-oaks.aspx
Regency Oak's annual Hanukkah program features Joy with music and stories of Hanukkah from Jewish communities around the world. The candles ... the dreidls .. the Macabee fight for freedom. Hanukkah commemorates one of the darkest moments in Jewish history — and turns it into a festival of light. Since the first observance of Hanukkah, the story has been taught from generation to generation, with songs and tales that share the values of freedom and faith, give thanks for our heritage and the joy of our days, and honor the events of that time that have made it possible for us to observe and celebrate Hanukkah freely with our friends and loved ones today. From the menorah to the dreidl, the latke, the s'vivon, and the song of praise, we'll rediscover Hanukkah through songs and stories.

THE FOUNTAINS at Boca Ciega Bay Presents: A Hanukkah Concert Celebration in Story & Song
Wednesday, December 13, 2017 • 2:00 - 3:00 PM
1255 Pasadena Ave., S., St. Petersburg, FL • (727) 381-5411
http://www.watermarkcommunities.com/bocaciegabay/
Click to download a pdf flyer for this program
The candles ... the dreidls .. the Macabee fight for freedom. Hanukkah commemorates one of the darkest moments in Jewish history — and turns it into a festival of light. Since the first observance of Hanukkah, the story has been taught from generation to generation, with songs and tales that share the values of freedom and faith, give thanks for our heritage and the joy of our days, and honor the events of that time that have made it possible for us to observe and celebrate Hanukkah freely with our friends and loved ones today. From the menorah to the dreidl, the latke, the s'vivon, and the song of praise, we'll rediscover Hanukkah through songs and stories from around the world.

THE PALMS OF LARGO PRESENTS: CHANUKKAH CIRCLE OF SONGS: A Concert Celebration of Songs & Stories of Chanukkah!
Thursday, December 14, 2017 • 10:15-11:30 AM

The Palms of Largo, 300 Lake Ave., NE, Largo, FL 33771, 877-707-2567
Click to download a pdf flyer for this program
The candles ... the dreidls .. the Macabee fight for freedom. Hanukkah commemorates one of the darkest moments in Jewish history — and turns it into a festival of light. Since the first observance of Hanukkah, the story has been taught from generation to generation, with songs and tales that share the values of freedom and faith, give thanks for our heritage and the joy of our days, and honor the events of that time that have made it possible for us to observe and celebrate Hanukkah freely with our friends and loved ones today. From the menorah to the dreidl, the latke, the s'vivon, and the song of praise, we'll rediscover Hanukkah through songs and stories from around the world.

WESTMINSTER SUNCOAST PRESENTS: I LOVE NEW YORK!
QUAK Center of Westminster Suncoast • Wed., December 20, 2017 • 1:30-3:00 PM

1095 Pinellas Point Dr., S. • St. Petersburg, FL 33705 • 727-867-1131
This delightful concert of songs and stories of the people, places, emotions, and excitement of the Big Apple over three centuries will take you from the Sidewalks of New York to 45 Minutes from Broadway, with stops along the way at The Bowery, Manhattan, 42nd Street, the Lady With the Lamp, On the Town, and much more. You'll love this time trip through the great city's history and music, with Joy at the grand piano.

JANUARY 2018

CONGREGATION BETH AM JANUARY 2018 SHABBAT SERVICES, TAMPA
Fridays, January 5, 12, 19, 26, 2018
2030 West Fletcher Avenue, Tampa, FL 33612, (813) 968-8511, Rabbi Jason Rosenberg, Joy Katzen-Guthrie, Cantorial Leader
http://bethamtampa.org
Beth Am Shabbat services on 1st, 3rd, and 5th Fridays begin at 7:30 PM
Beth Am Shabbat services on 2nd and 4th Fridays begin at 6:30 PM

UNITY OF PALM HARBOR — JANUARY 2018 SUNDAY MORNING SERVICES
Sundays, January 7, 14, 21, 28, 2018,
9:15 and 11 a.m. services
1960 Tampa Rd, Palm Harbor, FL 34683, (727) 784-7911, Rev. Bob Fortner
http://unityofpalmharbor.org
Joy provides music for morning worship service Sundays at 9:15 and 11 a.m. as part of Unity Palm Harbor's versatile music team. Joy's prelude begins at 9:00 and 10:45

ZAHAV of CONGREGATION BETH AM OF TAMPA PRESENTS:
A SERVING OF IRVING! THE REMARKABLE IRVING BERLIN: A Concert Retrospective with Joy Katzen-Guthrie
Tuesday, January 9, 2018: Noon brown bag lunch, 12:30-2 PM program, No Charge
http://bethamtampa.org/
At the piano, Joy brings songs and stories of the legendary Irving Berlin to life. From teaching himself to play piano in the backroom of a saloon to one of the world's most respected, prolific, and distinctive songwriters, Irving Berlin was a pivotal figure among creators of American stage and screen musicals. This man who never learned to read music left a vast catalog of exquisitely crafted and beloved popular songs that have come to define the American musical tradition. He was to many an enigma: an immigrant whose music came to define America. A Jew who wrote the most popular Christmas and Easter songs of the 20th century. A small, quiet man whose music and productions were sung, danced, heard and seen on stages around the world. Re-experience the unforgettable music and the fascinating life of one of America's great treasures, Irving Berlin.

St. Petersburg Chapter, MICHIGAN ASSOCIATION OF RETIRED SCHOOL PERSONNEL (MARSP) Presents
Joy Katzen-Guthrie in concert with MEMORABLE MUSIC FROM TONY AWARD-WINNING MUSICALS
Thursday, January 11, 2018, 11:30 AM Lunch, followed by program

Historic Park Station, 5851 Park Blvd., Pinellas Park, FL 33781
Since 1947 when the American Theatre Wing established its Tony, Broadway's memorable music and performances have been justly honored. In celebration of the announcement each April of Tony nominations for the previous year's productions, Joy will take us on a time trip at the grand piano through favorite songs from America's Tony-winning scores that capture many of the memorable moments of the American Broadway theatre.

ECKERD OLLI PRESENTS: WITH A SONG IN MY HEART: THE TIMELESS MUSIC OF RICHARD RODGERS & LORENZ HART
Centre of Palm Harbor Campus, Tuesdays, January 16, 23, and 30, 2018 • 1:30-3:30 PM
Eckerd College Campus, Thursdays, January 18, 25, and February 1, 2018 • 1:30-3:30 PM
Eckerd Osher Institute of Lifelong Learning (OLLI) 2018 Winter Series
Class Instructor/Concert Artist: Joy Katzen-Guthrie
http://www.eckerd.edu/olli/index.php
The music of Richard Rodgers in collaboration with Lorenz Hart brought distinction and sophistication to the American musical theatre. With Hart, Rodgers' melodies personify the intimacy, drive, and vitality of America's Jazz Age. yet this collaboration and dear friendship was highly dysfunctional. The meticulous, disciplined, controlling, and business-minded Rodgers was frequently at odds with Hart's uncontrollable, chaotic, depressive drive—even as the two swifly and prolifically developed some of the most beloved and profitable musicals of the Jazz Age. Experience the lives and unforgettable music of two brilliant creators of the modern stage and film musical.

6th Annual INTERNATIONAL HOLOCAUST REMEMBRANCE DAY PROGRAM
Presented by the Consular Corps of Tampa Bay with the UN Association of Tampa and Florida Holocaust Museum, Sunday, January 21, 2018, 3:00-5:00 PM
Registration/Seating at 2 PM, Program at 3 PM, Italian Club of Tampa, 1731 E. 7th Ave., Ybor City, Tampa, 33675
The UN International Holocaust Remembrance Day commemorates victims of the Nazi era. Featuring Consular Crrespondent of Italy Vincent Genovese, Holocaust survivors, rabbis and and the Bay Area Cantorial Association, of which Joy Katzen-Guthrie serves as President. This year's program features speaker/survivor Betty Grebenschikoff with reflections on her refuge in Shanghai, China. Additionally present will be Li-Qiangmin, the Consul General of China from Houston, State Department Ambassador Barbara Stephenson, and Israeli Consul General Lior Haiat. No charge, but seating is limited. Attendance by invitation only; For invitation, contact vgenovese@italconstampa.com.

FEBRUARY 2018

CONGREGATION BETH AM FEBRUARY 2018 SHABBAT SERVICES, TAMPA
Fridays, February 2, 9, 16, 23, 2018
2030 West Fletcher Avenue, Tampa, FL 33612, (813) 968-8511, Rabbi Jason Rosenberg, Joy Katzen-Guthrie, Cantorial Leader
http://bethamtampa.org
Beth Am Shabbat services on 1st, 3rd, and 5th Fridays begin at 7:30 PM
Beth Am Shabbat services on 2nd and 4th Fridays begin at 6:30 PM

UNITY OF PALM HARBOR — FEBRUARY 2018 SUNDAY MORNING SERVICES
Sundays, February 4, 11, 18, 25, 2018,
9:15 and 11 a.m. services
1960 Tampa Rd, Palm Harbor, FL 34683, (727) 784-7911, Rev. Bob Fortner
http://unityofpalmharbor.org
Joy provides music for morning worship service Sundays at 9:15 and 11 a.m. as part of Unity Palm Harbor's versatile music team. Joy's prelude begins at 9:00 and 10:45

BAY AREA CANTORIAL ASSOCIATION: 2018 15TH ANNUAL CONCERT: A CELEBRATION OF AMERICAN JEWISH VOICES
Sunday, February 11, 2018 • 3:00 PM • CONGREGATION BETH AM OF TAMPA, 2030 W. Fletcher Ave., Tampa, FL 33612, 813-968-8511
The annual BACA program is always highly anticipated by the Tampa Bay community and features cantors and cantorial soloists currently serving the Tampa Bay and Sarasota Regions in an eclectic concert of songs by Jewish composers and Jewish styles of music from around the world. The 2017 concert will be hosted by Congregation Beth Am of Tampa, 2030 W. Fletcher Ave., Tampa, FL 33612, 813-968-8511, on Sunday, February 11, 2018, at 3 PM. Now in its 15th year, BACA's annual concert celebrates Jewish life with musical solos and ensembles covering a global range of writers, eras, styles, languages, genres, and cultures. BACA holds its concert annually on or near the weekend of Shabbat Shira (Sabbath of Song), when it has become customary around the world to hold special music-and song-related services and events. BACA membership includes active cantors and cantorial soloists from the Tampa Bay and Central Florida regions. The annual concert is BACA's chief fund raiser for cantorial scholarships to Reform and Conservative cantorial organizations and schools of sacred music study. Proceeds have provided scholarships to the H. L. Miller Cantorial School of the Jewish Theological Seminary of Judaism (conservative), http://www.jtsa.edu/, and the Debbie Friedman School of Sacred Music of Hebrew Union College Jewish Institute of Religion (reform), http://huc.edu/ in addition to the American Conference of Cantors an the Cantors Assembly, all in New York. To date, more than $56,000 has been raised by BACA for cantorial scholarships. Participants include cantors and cantorial leaders from the Tampa Bay, Sarasota, and Central Florida Region and will be announced this Fall. This year's program will include Riselle Bain, Laura Berkson, Rick Berlin, Beth Cannizzaro, Tanya Greenblatt, Joy Katzen-Guthrie, Beth Schlossberg, Jonathan Schultz, Jodi Sered-Lever, and Marci Vitkus.

ECKERD OLLI PRESENTS: SOUNTRACK OF 1968 • One Segment of Four-Part Special Event Series, The Epic Year 1968: A 50th Anniversary Retrospective
Eckerd College Campus, Tuesday, February 13, 2018 • 1:30-3:30 PM
Eckerd Osher Institute of Lifelong Learning (OLLI) 2018 Winter Series
Class Instructor/Concert Artist: Joy Katzen-Guthrie
http://www.eckerd.edu/olli/index.php
As part of Eckerd OLLI's Special Presentation examining the epic year 1968, Joy's program will review the year's notable music, serving as a stunning soundtrack to the Vietnam War, the divisive U.S. election, the hippie revolution, the Space Age, and the fight for Civil Rights among other world-changing events. The Beatles, the R&B/Soul Movement, Jimi Hendrix, Led Zeppelin, the Folk Rock Revolution, and the rock musical Hair are among the highlights. Other segments in the series include Political/Social Upheaval, Florida's role in Civil Rights/Politics/Environmental Issues, and Key Movies of the year that changed the direction of Hollywood for a new generation. The full series will run consecutive Tuesdays from 2/13/18 through 3/6/18.

ECKERD OLLI PRESENTS: A FINE ROMANCE ... THE MUSICALS OF JEROME KERN & DOROTHY FIELDS
Eckerd College Campus, Thursdays, February 15, 22, and March 1, 2018 • 1:30-3:30 PM
Eckerd Osher Institute of Lifelong Learning (OLLI) 2018 Winter Series
Class Instructor/Concert Artist: Joy Katzen-Guthrie
http://www.eckerd.edu/olli/index.php
Jerome Kern was one of the most fresh, distinctive melody-makers on Broadway and in Hollywood. Working with some of the finest lyricists of his era, he created more than a hundred scores for stage and screen. Among that catalog were his marvelous scores with lyricist Dorothy Fields—one of the most notable lyricists of her generation, though she is often overlooked among her more famous contemporaries like Gershwin, Hart, Berlin, Porter, and Mercer. Her work is notable not only for its timelessness, but for her perseverance as a woman within an industry notorious for its glass ceiling. We'll focus on the works these two created with one another—o ne of the finest collaborative teams in Hollywood history and a dear friendship as well.

CONGREGATION BETH AM PURIM SERVICE AND PURIMSPIEL, TAMPA
Wednesday, Februrary 28, 2018, 6 PM

2030 West Fletcher Avenue, Tampa, FL 33612, (813) 968-8511, Rabbi Jason Rosenberg, Joy Katzen-Guthrie, Cantorial Leader
http://bethamtampa.org/
Come celebrate Beth Am's Annual Purim Service and Purimspiel—with a special fun talent night featuring members of our congregation.

MARCH 2018

CONGREGATION BETH AM MARCH 2018 SHABBAT SERVICES, TAMPA
Fridays, March 2, 9, 16, 23 2018
2030 West Fletcher Avenue, Tampa, FL 33612, (813) 968-8511, Rabbi Jason Rosenberg, Joy Katzen-Guthrie, Cantorial Leader
http://bethamtampa.org
Beth Am Shabbat services on 1st, 3rd, and 5th Fridays begin at 7:30 PM
Beth Am Shabbat services on 2nd and 4th Fridays begin at 6:30 PM
NOTE: Friday March 30 is Erev Pesach and there will be no Kabbalat Shabbat service that evening.

UNITY OF PALM HARBOR — MARCH 2018 SUNDAY MORNING SERVICES
Sundays, March 4, 11, 18, 25, 2018,
9:15 and 11 a.m. services
1960 Tampa Rd, Palm Harbor, FL 34683, (727) 784-7911, Rev. Bob Fortner
http://unityofpalmharbor.org
Joy provides music for morning worship service Sundays at 9:15 and 11 a.m. as part of Unity Palm Harbor's versatile music team. Joy's prelude begins at 9:00 and 10:45

ECKERD OLLI PRESENTS: SILK ROAD TO SHANGHAI: THE ANCIENT AND MODERN JEWS OF CHINA
Eckerd College Campus, Fridays, March 2, 9, 16, and 23, 2018 • 1:30-3:30 PM
Palm Harbor Campus, Tuesdays, March 6, 13, 20, and 27, 2018 • 1:30-3:30 PM
Eckerd Osher Institute of Lifelong Learning (OLLI) 2018 Winter Series
Class Instructor/Concert Artist: Joy Katzen-Guthrie
http://www.eckerd.edu/olli/index.php
Jews in China??!! For at least 13 centuries—and possibly more than two millennia—Jewish traders, adventurers, and refugees made their way into China via the Silk Road, settling in Kaifeng, Harbin, Tianjin, Shanghai, and Hong Kong, among other cities. By the Northern Sung Dynasty (960-1127 CE), a Jewish community thrived in the central Chinese city of Kaifeng—then China's capitol—existing peacefulliy with its neighbors for at least 700 years. In the late 19th century, Sephardic Jews began to develop Shanghai. There, some 10,000 Jewish refugees from Eastern European massacres and the Russian Revolution arrived, in addition to some 20,000 Russian and Ukrainian Jews who found refuge and built thriving communities in Harbin and other cities in China's northeast. In the 1930s, Shanghai was the world's only port welcoming Jews fleeing Nazi agression with no passports or documentation—their citizenship having been revoked by the Nazis. At least 30,000 Jews found shelter there and in China's other port and inland cities during WWII. Today, China and Israel enjoy a friendly relationship, and modern Jewish communities in Shanghai, Hong Kong, and Guangzhou celebrate their gratitude toward this nation that remains one of the world's only with no history of persecution of Jews. Joy's experience leading six Jewish heritage tours to China, her extensive photographs of China's Jewish communities, insightful audio/visual materials and enlightening discussion highlight this popular program that she has presented for educational and Jewish communities around the country.

ECKERD OLLI PRESENTS: CRAZY FOR COLE! THE LEGEND OF COLE PORTER
Eckerd College Campus, Thursdays, March 8, 15, and 22, 2018 • 1:30-3:30 PM
Palm Harbor Campus, Wednesdays, March 21, 28, and April 4, 2018 • 1:30-3:30 PM
Eckerd Osher Institute of Lifelong Learning (OLLI) 2018 Winter Series
Class Instructor/Concert Artist: Joy Katzen-Guthrie
http://www.eckerd.edu/olli/index.php
Discover more about the life of an American musical legend, the creator of some of the most sophisticated melodies nad lyrics of the Golden Era of American Musicals. Cole Porter's songs reflected his unique personal experience and outlook. From his beginnings in Peru, Indiana, through his life in New York, Paris, London, and Hollywood, this is an individual who did not live or think like the large community of Eastern European immigrants and their descendants who created music of America's popular music in the 20th century. Cole Porter was distinctive among them in a great many ways. We'll come to know the man through his songs, his musicals, and the recollections of his colleagues throughout his life and after.

THE PALMS OF LARGO PRESENTS: LUCK O' THE IRISH: MAGICAL MUSICAL IRISH MOMENTS FROM HOLLYWOOD
Thursday, March 15, 2018 • 10-11:30 AM

The Palms of Largo, 300 Lake Ave., NE, Largo, FL 33771, 877-707-2567
A favorite of the Hollywood studios was American-Irish and traditional Irish song and dance — and nobody was better at it than Gene Kelly, Jimmy Cagney, and Judy Garland, along with the amazing repertory companies of MGM and Warner Bros. The Irish and their descendents, the Irish love of family and struggle for success, Irish immigrants in America, fantasy Irish characters, and the biographies of Irish performers, songwriters, and producers have long been the subjects of Hollywood film. Irish songs were favorites at all major studios, featuring the gifted voice and footwork of James Cagney, Alice Faye, Bing Crosby, Fred Astaire, Gene Kelly, Marion Davies, Betty Grable, Doris Day, Bob Hope, Judy Garland, Dennis Morgan, and Gordon MacRae among others. Prepare for St. Patrick's Day with some of Hollywood's most delightful and moving depictions of Ireland, its people, and its music.

CONGREGATION BETH AM ADULT EDUCATION SERIES PRESENTS: THE MORE-THAN-NUTTY JERRY LEWIS
Tuesday, March 27, 2018, 7 to 9 PM with a 15-minute refreshment break. No charge, all welcome, no RSVP required.
Class Instructor: Joy Katzen-Guthrie
Comedian, actor, singer, producer, director, writer Jerry Lewis' credits appear limitless. Master of slapstick since the late 40s, aside his partner and friend Dean Martin, he celebrated a 90th birthday this year. New Jersey-born Joseph Levitch grew up in vaudeville and was singing on stage by age 5. But it was the partnership of Martin & Lewis that made him a household name. When their act broke up—both professionally and personally—both were forced to reinvent themselves. Lewis went on to direct, producer, write, and star in notable projects in addition to his impassioned charitable fund raising. At 90, he remains a tireless show business talent.

CONGREGATION BETH AM OF TAMPA SECOND NIGHT SEDER
Saturday, March 31, 2018, 6 PM

2030 West Fletcher Avenue, Tampa, FL 33612, (813) 968-8511, Rabbi Jason Rosenberg, Joy Katzen-Guthrie, Cantorial Leader
http://bethamtampa.org/
Beth Am's festive Second Night Seder is always a fun story-filled and music-filled night. Plan to join us, all in the community are welcome. Details to be announced, please call the temple for information.

APRIL 2018

UNITY OF PALM HARBOR~ APRIL 2018 SUNDAY MORNING SERVICES
Sundays, April 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, 2018,
9:15 and 11 a.m. services
1960 Tampa Rd, Palm Harbor, FL 34683, (727) 784-7911, Rev. Bob Fortner
http://unityofpalmharbor.org
Joy provides music for morning worship service Sundays at 9:15 and 11 a.m. as part of Unity Palm Harbor's versatile music team. Joy's prelude begins at 9:00 and 10:45
Joy will be traveling during the Sundays of April 23 and 30, 2017.

ECKERD OLLI PRESENTS: THE UNFORGETTABLE NAT KING COLE
Palm Harbor Campus, Tuesday, April 3, 2018 • 1:30-3:30 PM
Eckerd College Campus, Wednesday, April 18, 2018 • 1:30-3:30 PM
Eckerd Osher Institute of Lifelong Learning (OLLI) 2018 Winter Biography Series
Class Instructor/Concert Artist: Joy Katzen-Guthrie
http://www.eckerd.edu/olli/index.php
Approaching the centennial of Nat King Cole's birth, the world will celebrate the brilliance and versatility of an American original. In recent years, his intimate, heartfelt ballads of the 50s and 60s have become even more renowned than his brilliant jazz, swing, and blues performances of the 30s and 40s. Cole was a pioneer on every front, among the most innovative musicians of his day. His drummerless swing jazz trio was one of the finest improvisational combos in entertainm ent history. Cole's visibility on television, in film and on stage was a prelude to the Civil Rights Movement during an era of chaotic change. His music and integrity continue to evoke sighs of awe and appreciation.

CONGREGATION BETH AM APRIL 2018 SHABBAT SERVICES, TAMPA
Fridays, April 6, 13, 20, 27, 2018
2030 West Fletcher Avenue, Tampa, FL 33612, (813) 968-8511, Rabbi Jason Rosenberg, Joy Katzen-Guthrie, Cantorial Leader
http://bethamtampa.org
Beth Am Shabbat services on 1st, 3rd, and 5th Fridays begin at 7:30 PM
Beth Am Shabbat services on 2nd and 4th Fridays begin at 6:30 PM

ECKERD OLLI PRESENTS: A FINE ROMANCE ... THE MUSICALS OF JEROME KERN & DOROTHY FIELDS
Palm Harbor Campus, Tuesdays, April 10, 17, and 24, 2018, 2018 • 1:30-3:30 PM
Eckerd Osher Institute of Lifelong Learning (OLLI) 2018 Winter Series
Class Instructor/Concert Artist: Joy Katzen-Guthrie
http://www.eckerd.edu/olli/index.php
Jerome Kern was one of the most fresh, distinctive melody-makers on Broadway and in Hollywood. Working with some of the finest lyricists of his era, he created more than a hundred scores for stage and screen. Among that catalog were his marvelous scores with lyricist Dorothy Fields—one of the most notable lyricists of her generation, though she is often overlooked among her more famous contemporaries like Gershwin, Hart, Berlin, Porter, and Mercer. Her work is notable not only for its timelessness, but for her perseverance as a woman within an industry notorious for its glass ceiling. We'll focus on the works these two created with one another—o ne of the finest collaborative teams in Hollywood history and a dear friendship as well.

MAY 2018

CONGREGATION BETH AM ADULT EDUCATION SERIES PRESENTS: LEONARD BERNSTEIN: INNOVATOR, ICON, AND INSPIRATION
Thursdays, May 3, 10, 17, 24, 2018, 7 to 9 PM with a 15-minute refreshment break. No charge, all welcome, no RSVP required.
Class Instructor: Joy Katzen-Guthrie
One of the 20th century's pivotal figures, Leonard Bernstein's influential life as pianist, composer, orchestrator, conductor, concert artist, and lecturer/teacher deserves a closer look. From his whirlwind beginnings as conductor of the New York Philharmonic to his creations for theatre, film, and concert hall to his relationship with Israel and Jewish music and his inspirational concert at the Berlin Wall, we'll rediscover the man & his gifts.

CONGREGATION BETH AM MAY 2018 SHABBAT SERVICES, TAMPA
Fridays, May 4, 11, 18, 25, 2018
2030 West Fletcher Avenue, Tampa, FL 33612, (813) 968-8511, Rabbi Jason Rosenberg, Joy Katzen-Guthrie, Cantorial Leader
http://bethamtampa.org
Beth Am Shabbat services on 1st, 3rd, and 5th Fridays begin at 7:30 PM
Beth Am Shabbat services on 2nd and 4th Fridays begin at 6:30 PM

UNITY OF PALM HARBOR~ MAY 2018 SUNDAY MORNING SERVICES
Sundays, May 6, 13, 20, 27, 2018,
9:15 and 11 a.m. services
1960 Tampa Rd, Palm Harbor, FL 34683, (727) 784-7911, Rev. Bob Fortner
http://unityofpalmharbor.org
Joy provides music for morning worship service Sundays at 9:15 and 11 a.m. as part of Unity Palm Harbor's versatile music team. Joy's prelude begins at 9:00 and 10:45

THE PALMS OF LARGO PRESENTS: LEGENDARY WOMEN OF BIOGRAPHICAL BROADWAY MUSICALS: ANNIE OAKLEY, GYPSY ROSE LEE, FANNY BRICE, EVA PERON
Thursday, May 10, 2018 • 10-11:30 AM

The Palms of Largo, 300 Lake Ave., NE, Largo, FL 33771, 877-707-2567
Biographical Musicals: Truth or Fantasy? Joy will highlight the lives of 4 historical women and the musicals that re-envisioned them to fantastic acclaim: Annie Oakley (Annie Get Your Gun), Gypsy Rose Lee (Gypsy), Fanny Brice (Funny Girl), and Eva Peron (Evita). Did the musicals get it right? Was the real Annie Oakley at all like Irving Berlin's Annie Oakley? Did Gypsy Rose Lee, really develop her racy career against the backdrop of her stage Mama's vaudeville in Gypsy? How does the actual Fanny Brice compare to Barbra Streisand's portrayal? Does Andrew Lloyd Webber's Eva Peron hold a candle to the life of Argentina's heroine? You might be surprised by the truth.


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