Journey Together Events


092713_reconect-with-the-people_lgSaturday, Oct. 12 from 8:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.:
Ethan Bortnick Performs

The Gordon Center For Performing Arts
3506 Gwynnbrook Ave., Owings Mills
Russian-born Ethan Bortnick, 13, began playing on a toy piano when he was 3. Today, this piano prodigy holds the Guinness World Record for being the youngest musician to host a solo concert tour. ($36 in advance; $42 at the door)

Sunday, Oct. 13 from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.:
Family Celebration

Rosenbloom Owings Mills JCC
3506 Gwynnbrook Ave., Owings Mills
Bring your whole family for a taste of
Russian culture and learn about the history of Soviet Jewry before and after coming to America. This event includes an arts and culture fair, athletic and traditional performances, Russian treats, an art exhibit, a showing of the film “Refusenik” and a special presentation by four-time gold-medal swimmer Lenny Krayzelburg. (free)

Monday, Oct. 14 at 7:30 p.m.:
Showing of “My Dad is Baryshnikov”

Part of CineFest
The Gordon Center For Performing Arts
3506 Gwynnbrook Ave., Owings Mills
A coming-of-age movie directed by Dmitry Povolotsky and starring Dmitri Viskubenko as Boris Fishkin, who lives with his swinging single mother and attends the Bolshoi Ballet Academy in which it’s de rigueur to be a male dancer rather than an exception for young men. ($11 in advance; $13 at the door)

Wednesday, Oct. 16 at 9:30 a.m.:
Celebrating the Journeys of Older Immigrants

Weinberg Park Heights JCC
5700 Park Heights Ave., Baltimore
A thoughtful morning honoring the older immigrants and Russian veterans of Jewish Baltimore. (free)

Thursday, Oct. 17 at 7 p.m.:
Comedy on the Rocks

Oheb Shalom Congregation
7310 Park Heights Ave., Baltimore
An event targeted toward younger adults with Russian comedian Vicky Kuperman. ($8)

Sunday, Oct. 20 at 7 p.m.:
Celebratory Gala

Lord Baltimore Hotel
20 W. Baltimore St., Baltimore
This celebratory evening will feature a welcome address by Marc B. Terrill, president of The Associated, as well as keynote remarks by Natan Sharansky, chairman of the executive of the Jewish Agency for Israel. The event includes festive dancing, musical performances and a delicious taste of kosher Russian delicacies. ($125)

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