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April 2018
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Manatee Performing Arts Center Production of 2.5 Minute Ride

April 5 @ 12:00 am - April 22 @ 11:55 pm
Manatee Performing Arts Center,
502 Third Avenue W
Bradenton, FL 34205 United States
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Manatee Players’ production of 2.5 Minute Ride runs April 5–22, in Bradenton Kiwanis Theater, Manatee Performing Arts Center. In this play, the author, Lisa Kron, takes the audience on a dramatic, comedic, heroic journey of her eccentric relations. Rich in anecdotal detail, we hear the stories of her cosmetic-hording grandmother, wife-seeking brother, and roller-coaster, thrill-seeker father who escaped Nazi Germany. It’s one family’s story of making sense of tragedy, grief and everyday life. General admission tickets are $26 (fees may…

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Verdi’s Requiem at Ruth Eckerd Hall

April 22 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Ruth Eckerd Hall,
1111 McMullen Booth Rd
Clearwater, FL 33759 United States
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Verdi's Requiem Friday, April 20, 2018 at 8:00pm – Tampa, Straz Center Saturday, April 21, 2018 at 8:00pm – St Petersburg, Mahaffey Theater Sunday, April 22, 2018 at 7:30pm – Clearwater, Ruth Eckerd Hall The Florida Orchestra presents Verdi's Requiem at three Tampa Bay locations during the weekend of April 20th.  The rehearsals and performances of Verdi's Requiem in the Theresienstadt (Terezín) concentration camp have been seen as a symbol of spiritual resistance during Holocaust.  The FHM’s Executive Director Elizabeth…

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The World War II Japanese American Incarceration and Why It Matters Today, featuring Tom Ikeda

April 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Florida Holocaust Museum,
55 5th Street S
Saint Petersburg, FL 33701 United States
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The Pardoll Family Lecture Series Presents: The World War II Japanese American Incarceration and Why It Matters Today Genocide and Human Rights Awareness Movement (GHRAM) Lecture with Tom Ikeda April 26, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. at The FHM 2018 marks the 76th anniversary of Executive Order 9066, which led to the incarceration of 120,000 innocent Japanese Americans. To mark this anniversary, Densho executive director Tom Ikeda will discuss how this injustice happened during a time of fear and how we…

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The World War II Japanese American Incarceration and Why It Matters Today, featuring Tom Ikeda (Sarasota Program)

April 27 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Community Foundation of Sarasota County,
2635 Fruitville Rd
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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The Pardoll Family Lecture Series Presents: The World War II Japanese American Incarceration and Why It Matters Today Genocide and Human Rights Awareness Movement (GHRAM) Lecture with Tom Ikeda April 27, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at Community Foundation of Sarasota County 2018 marks the 76th anniversary of Executive Order 9066, which led to the incarceration of 120,000 innocent Japanese Americans. To mark this anniversary, Densho executive director Tom Ikeda will discuss how this injustice happened during a time of fear…

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May 2018

The Giving Challenge 2018

May 1 @ 12:00 pm - May 2 @ 11:55 am

The Florida Holocaust Museum will once again be participating in the Giving Challenge!  The Giving Challenge website goes LIVE at Noon on May 1 for accepting donations and The Patterson Foundation will provide a 1:1 MATCH for all donations up to $100 per person!  This website will remain live for 24 hours, through May 2 at 11:59 a.m. and all giving will be done online at www.GivingPartnerChallenge.org. Matching will only be qualified from giving on this website.  Donations made through The Giving…

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Screening of Lea and Mira & Holocaust Survivor Talk

May 10 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Studio@620,
620 1st Ave S
Saint Petersburg, FL 33701 United States
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The Florida Holocaust Museum's Genocide and Human Rights Awareness Movement (GHRAM) Series Presents: Screening of Lea and Mira May 10, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. at The Studio@620 (620 1st Ave S, St. Petersburg, FL 33701) Lea and Mira tells the story of two elderly Polish Jewish women living in Argentina. As children, they were taken to the Auschwitz concentration camp, where they were imprisoned for two years. Having survived such horror was, in their own words, a miracle. The movie depicts…

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