I'm Kenney Mencher. I'm an artist who left a tenured professorship in 2016 to pursue making art full time. This blog is about art, art history, with a emphasis on human rights. I make homoerotic art featuring bears, otters & other gay wildlife.
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
Night at The Jewseum: Kosher Rhymes and More at The CJM!
News and events from The Contemporary Jewish Museum.
Celebrate the Days of Awe with good times
and kosher rhymes. Legendary Jewish rapper Kosha Dillz and Bay Area
beatboxer Kid Beyond perform. Match beats with DJ Alarm, make holiday
crafts, write a Reboot Six Word Memoir, interact
with G*DCAST’s eScapegoat, drink specialty cocktails, and nosh.
The CJM is excited to introduce this year’s
Teen Art Connect interns. These fifteen high school students lead
tours, assist with family programs, and have administrative
apprenticeships. They are hosting a Teen Night on November
25 | 7–9pm.
Visitors are invited to play a rousing game
of mah jongg in the middle of the exhibition. Reserve your spot ahead
of time and please check in at the Shenson Welcome Center to purchase
admission tickets when you arrive. An ID is
required and held while sets are checked out.
Written by Joshua Harmon and directed by
Ryan Guzzo Purcell. Cousins Daphna, Jonah, and Liam are Jewish. But when
religious Daphna squares off with secular Liam and his shiksa
girlfriend over a family heirloom, they battle it out
Old Testament style.
Martin Amis discusses his latest book, Zone of Interest.
The sordid brutality of the Holocaust is starkly drawn in Amis’
portrayal of the everyday lives of officers of the Third Reich—a
haunting and powerfully told story
of breached morality, intimacies, betrayals and defiance. Martin Amis
has been listed for the Booker Prize twice (Time's Arrow
and Yellow Dog).
Major support for The Contemporary Jewish
Museum’s exhibitions and Jewish Peoplehood Programs comes from the Koret
Foundation. The Museum also thanks the Jim Joseph Foundation for its
major support of innovative strategies for educating
and engaging audiences in Jewish learning. Additional major support is
provided by an Anonymous Donor; Alyse and Nathan Mason Brill; The
Covenant Foundation; Suzanne and Elliott Felson; Gaia Fund; Denise
Garone and Stuart A. Kogod; The John & Marcia Goldman
Foundation; The Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation; Grants for the
Arts/San Francisco Hotel Tax Fund; Walter and Elise Haas Fund; Institute
of Museum and Library Services; the Jewish Community Federation of San
Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties;
Maribelle and Stephen Leavitt; Nellie and Max Levchin; the Bernard
Osher Jewish Philanthropies Foundation of the Jewish Community
Federation and Endowment Fund; Osterweis Capital Management; Alison Gelb
Pincus and Mark Pincus; Ruth and Alan Stein; Roselyne
Chroman Swig; Target; and Anita and Ronald Wornick.