on stage

Aurora Theater Co.

2081 Addison St., Berkeley

“Talley’s Folly.” Lanford Wilson’s Pulitzer Prize–winning play about a liberal Jewish immigrant pursuing the hand of a well-to-do non-Jewish woman in 1944 Missouri. Through June 7. $35-$42.

Lohman Theatre

12345 El Monte Road, Los Altos Hills.

“Angels in America.” Tony Kushner’s Tony Award–winning play about the early AIDS crisis, performed by Foothill College Theatre Arts. Through June 14.

The Marsh

1062 Valencia St., S.F.

“Melancholy, a Comedy.” Sara Felder tackles fictionalized relationship with partner with mental illness and Abraham Lincoln’s battle with depression. Through June 28.


Congregation Emanu-El

2 Lake St., S.F.

“Jews and Cartooning.” Exhibit of art by classic Jewish cartoonists, including Bob Singer of Hanna-Barbera, R. Crumb, Yaakov Kirschen and others. Through Sept. 1.

Contemporary Jewish Museum

736 Mission St., S.F.

“Bound to be Held: A Book Show.” Solo exhibition by conceptual artist Josh Greene celebrating the relationship between reader and book. Through June 28. “In That Case: Havruta in Contemporary Art.” Third installation of the collaborating-artists project, with Bay Area visual artist Anthony Discenza and horror author Peter Straub. Through July 14.

Dryansky Gallery

2120 Union St., S.F.

“Hands On: Works from 2007-2014.” Exhibition of paintings, drawings and collages by Moroccan-born Israeli Miriam Cabessa. Closes June 4.

Hillel at Stanford

565 Mayfield Ave.

“Jews of Color: A Renaissance Project.” Exhibit of photographs and paintings spotlighting eclectic Jewish communities. Closes June 1.

Jewish Community Library

1835 Ellis St., S.F.

“Up/Down.” Art exhibition exploring the image of Jacob’s Ladder and the significance of ladders in Jewish spirituality. Featuring works by painter- photographer Andréa D. Guerra and artist-spiritual director Elyssa Wortzman. Through Aug. 26.

Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life

2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

“The Future of Memory: Jewish Culture in the Digital Age.” Interactive installation featuring objects, images, film reels and oral histories from the archives. Through Dec. 18. “The Secret Language of Flowers: Botanical Drawings from Israel, 1949-1950.” Exhibition of drawings and maps by Ukraine-born artist Shmuel Lerner. Through June 26.

Osher Marin JCC

200 N. San Pedro Road, San Rafael

“Social Network Art Competition: Israel 2014-15.” Traveling show featuring undiscovered Israeli artists. Closes June 1.

Peninsula JCC

800 Foster City Blvd., Foster City

“Mi Polin/From Poland.” Exhibition of Judaica by Polish artists Helena Czernek and Aleksander Prugar. Through June 25.


jewish calendar

May 29, 2015 / Sivan 11, 5775

Light candles at 8:06 p.m.

Shabbat ends at 9:11 p.m.

June 5, 2015 / Sivan 18, 5775

Light candles at 8:10 p.m.

Shabbat ends at 9:16 p.m.