Joy Katzen-Guthrie ... 2016-2017 Appearances

Concerts, Classes, Speaking Engagements, Cantorial, Renewal & New Thought, Seminars, and Tours

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AUGUST 2016

CONGREGATION BETH AM KABBALAT SHABBAT AUGUST 2016 SERVICES, TAMPA
Friday evenings
, August 5, 12, 19, 26, 2016
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 2016 SUNDAY MORNING SERVICES
Sundays, August 7, 14, 21, 28, 2016,
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: THE LAUGHMAKERS ON POLITICS: MARK TWAIN, WILL ROGERS, MORT SAHL, GEORGE CARLIN, JON STEWART, STEPHEN COLBERT, AND MORE!
Eckerd Osher Institute of Lifelong Learning (OLLI) 2016 Summer Series
Class Instructor/Concert Artist: Joy Katzen-Guthrie
Westminster Suncoast, 1095 Pinellas Point Dr., S., St. Petersburg, FL 33705 • (727) 867-1131
Wednesdays, August 10, 17, 24, and 31, 2:00-4 PM
http://www.eckerd.edu/olli/index.php
Wherever there is organized government, there is satire. From nimble wordplay and homespun commentary of Twain and Will Rogers to lampoonery of SNL, satire makes mighty funny fodder of election seasons. Our ability to laugh at our nation and leaders helps transcend barriers. Experience the buffoonery of 150 years of political laughmakers like Mark Twain, Will Rogers, Art Buchwald, Stan Freberg, Tom Lehrer, Mort Sahl, George Carlin, Vaughn Meader, David Frye, Jackie Mason, Rich Little, Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert, Seth Meyers, and more.

CONGREGATION SCHAARAI ZEDEK PRESENTS: THE CANTORETTES IN CONCERT
Congregation Schaarai Zedek, 3303 W. Swann Ave., Tampa, FL 33609-4643, 813-876-2377
Sunday, August 21, 2016, 3:00-5:00 PM
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. All are welcome to attend this free concert; reservations requested. Reserve this program at no charge by calling Congregation Schaarai Zedek to RSVP

SEPTEMBER 2016

CONGREGATION BETH AM KABBALAT SHABBAT SEPTEMBER 2016 SERVICES, TAMPA
Friday evenings
, September 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, 2016
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~ SEPTEMBER 2016 SUNDAY MORNING SERVICES
Sundays, September 4, 11, 18, 26, 2016,
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: GREAT LYRICISTS/LYRICS OF 20TH CENTURY POPULAR MUSIC CONCERT CLASS
Eckerd Osher Institute of Lifelong Learning (OLLI) 2016 Fall Series
Class Instructor/Concert Artist: Joy Katzen-Guthrie
** Centre of Palm Harbor Campus, Tuesdays, September 6, 13, 20, 27 2016 • 1:30-3:30 PM
** Eckerd College St. Petersburg Campus, Wednesdays, September 7, 14, 21, 28, 2016 • 1:30-3:30 PM
http://www.eckerd.edu/olli/index.php
Remember the famous story of Oscar Hammerstein's wife who overheard a man praising Jerome Kern for writing Ol' Man River. Dorothy Hammerstein stepped forward and remarked, "Jerome Kern wrote "dum, dum dum-dum. My husband wrote Ol' Man River." Lyricists and lyrics are often the forgotten ingredient in great song. In this concert/lecture series, Joy explores shining lyrics and lyricists of vaudeville, cinema, stage, and popular recording of the 20th century. You'll leave with an appreciation of the excellence and memorability of the American popular song and the art of writing a great lyric.

CONGREGATION BETH AM SELICHOT SERVICE, TAMPA
Saturday, September 24, 2016, 7:00 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 a special Selichot service and teaching and a potluck vegetarian dinner.

OCTOBER 2016

UNITY OF PALM HARBOR~ OCTOBER 2016 SUNDAY MORNING SERVICES
Sundays, October 2, 9, 16, 23, 2016,
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

CONGREGATION BETH AM ROSH HASHANAH SERVICES, TAMPA
http://bethamtampa.org
Sunday, October 2, 2016, 8 PM Erev Rosh HaShanah
Monday, October 3, 2016, 10 AM Rosh HaShanah Morning Service
Monday, October 3, 2016, 2 PM Rosh HaShanah Children's Service

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

ECKERD OLLI PRESENTS: EVEN MORE SINGING AND DANCING AROUND THE WORLD: THE MEMORABLE PLACES IN MUSICALS
Eckerd Osher Institute of Lifelong Learning (OLLI) 2016 Fall Series
Class Instructor: Joy Katzen-Guthrie
** Eckerd College St. Petersburg Campus, Thursdays, October 6, 13, 20, 27, 2016 • 1:30-3:30 PM
** Centre of Palm Harbor Campus, Mondays, October 10, 17, 24, 31, 2016 • 1:30-3:30 PM
http://www.eckerd.edu/olli/index.php
Musicals have taken us to memorable settings of every kind. In part one of this series, we traveled across the globe. In this course, we'll continue that journey from Memphis to Brooklyn, Brigadoon to Oz, Lichtenburg to London, Venice to Vermont, Oklahoma to Paree. Who knows what landscapes will pop up in this musical salute to the extraordinary settings of musicals on stage and film! While we enjoy the song and dance, we'll learn of the location and the way it was immortalized in music, the production, its creators, and behind-the-scenes trivia of these shows and their cast members. We hope to send you away from each class singing, dancing, and sporting a greater appreciation of the extraordinary places that have spawned our many beloved musical settings.

CONGREGATION BETH AM KABBALAT SHABBAT OCTOBER 2016 SERVICES, TAMPA
Friday evenings, October 7, 14, 21, 28, 2016

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

CONGREGATION BETH AM YOM KIPPUR SERVICES, TAMPA
http://bethamtampa.org
Tuesday, October 11, 2016, 8 PM, Kol Nidre
Wednesday, October 12, 2016, 10:00 AM, Yom Kippur Morning Service
Wednesday, October 12, 2016, 1:30 PM, Yom Kippur Children's Service
Wednesday, October 12, 2016, 5:00 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

CONGREGATION BETH AM SUKKOT DINNER AND SERVICE, TAMPA
Sunday, October 16, 2016
, 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 ROAD SCHOLAR PROGRAMS PRESENTS: LIGHT AS AIR: MARGE AND GOWER CHAMPION
http://www.eckerd.edu/roadscholar/ • Eckerd College Road Scholar Programs, St. Petersburg, FL
Monday, October 17, 2016, 8:30-11:45 AM • Tuesday, October 18, 2016 1:15-3:15 PM • Wednesday, October 19, 2016, 1:15-3:15 PM
Frequently compared to Astaire & Rogers, the immensely popular husband and wife team of Marge & Gower Champion created some of the most visually stunning, memorable and ground breaking dance scenes in lavish 1950's MGM musicals like Show Boat, Lovely To Look At, Three For the Road, and Jupiter's Darling. But their careers embraced so much more, with critically acclaimed and innovative dance in musical revue, musical comedy, and musical drama on stage and television as well as film. Additionally, each enjoyed successful individual careers aside of their work together. Gower would become one of the most successful and influential Broadway Director-Choreographers during America's Golden Age of Musicals, crafting the stage design and movement of powerhouse shows such as Bye Bye Birdie, Carnival, Hello, Dolly!, and 42nd Street. A master of the form, he would join the ranks of most revered performer/choreographers like Jerome Robbins, Bob Fosse, and Michael Bennett. Marge would appear in film and would serve as a choreographer and consultant to acclaimed productions such as Queen of the Stardust Ballroom. Their story is the story of the American musical on film and stage during its heyday.

CONGREGATION BETH AM OF TAMPA CONTINUING EDUCATION SERIES: WHAT'S IN A MODERN JEWISH WORSHIP MELODY?
Three sessions: Thursdays, October 20 AND November 17 AND December 15, 2016 • 7-9 PM with 15-minute refreshment break

http://bethamtampa.org
2030 West Fletcher Avenue, Tampa, FL 33612, (813) 968-8511 • No Charge, All are Welcome, no reservation needed
So many prayers, so many melodies! Why are there multiple melodies for each prayer? Judaism thrives in every pocket of the globe. Thus, our music reflects the wealth of cultures and eras in which we have lived and composed as well as our varing Nusach—the name for our melodic prayer traditions based on Ashkenazic, Sephardic, and Kabbalistic customs for specific prayers. There is no way to know the ancient melodies our people composed before the common practice of notating music, but much of today's synagogal music still comes from ancient musical modes. That is why we feel something "sounds" Jewish. But modern worship melodies also reflect contemporary musical traitions: American, European, and Israeli classical, folk, pop, and rock. So the "sound" of Jewish music has changed dramatically in the last half-century. Join Joy each month in a session of singing and learning contemporary settings of prayers from our Shabbat and festival worship services. Tonight's class will be SESSION ONE of three, with Session Two on November 17th and Session Three on December 15th. No charge, all are welcome.

CONGREGATION BETH AM SIMCHAT TORAH DINNER AND SERVICE, TAMPA
Sunday, October 23, 2016
, 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
Monday, October 24, 2016, 10:00 AM
2030 West Fletcher Avenue, Tampa, FL 33612, (813) 968-8511, Rabbi Jason Rosenberg, Joy Katzen-Guthrie, Cantorial Leader
http://bethamtampa.org

NOVEMBER 2016

ECKERD OLLI PRESENTS: MOVIE MUSIC MAGIC: MASTERFUL CINEMA SCORES & THEIR COMPOSERS
Eckerd Osher Institute of Lifelong Learning (OLLI) 2016 Fall Series
Class Instructor: Joy Katzen-Guthrie
** Eckerd College St. Petersburg Campus, Tuesdays, October 25 and November 1, 8, 15, 2016 • 1:30-3:30 PM
** Centre of Palm Harbor Campus, Wednesdays October 26, and November 2, 9, 16, 2016 • 1:30-3:30 PM
http://www.eckerd.edu/olli/index.php
From the pulsating doom of Jaws to the futuristic orchestral flourishes of Star Wars to the sultry New Orleans jazz backdrop of A Streetcar Named Desire to the eerie off-pitch violins of Psycho to the incessant fear-inducing tribal drumming of King Kong, great movie scores have made the difference between a good film and a monumental one. Even before the development of sound on film, scores were created to make powerful film moments unforgettable. A brilliant score is not only memorable of melody, but underpins the film's message by expanding the characters and story with the perfect blend of passion and subtlety. Join us as we examine masterful scores from Hollywood's top composers, including Max Steiner, Bernard Hermann, Miklos Rosza, Alex North, Henry Mancini, Elmer Bernstein, John Williams, and more.

MENORAH MANOR Presents: SHIREI SUKKAT SHALOM: A Celebration of Songs of the Sukkot/Thanksgiving Season
Thursday, November 3, 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 NOVEMBER SHABBAT SERVICES, TAMPA
Fridays, November 4, 11, 18, 25, 2016
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~ NOVEMBER 2016 SUNDAY MORNING SERVICES
Sundays, November 6, 13, 20, 27, 2016,
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

CONGREGATION BETH AM OF TAMPA CONTINUING EDUCATION SERIES: WHAT'S IN A MODERN JEWISH WORSHIP MELODY?
Three sessions: [Thursdays, October 20] AND November 17 AND December 15, 2016 • 7-9 PM with 15-minute refreshment break

http://bethamtampa.org
2030 West Fletcher Avenue, Tampa, FL 33612, (813) 968-8511 • No Charge, All are Welcome, no reservation needed
So many prayers, so many melodies! Why are there multiple melodies for each prayer? Judaism thrives in every pocket of the globe. Thus, our music reflects the wealth of cultures and eras in which we have lived and composed as well as our varing Nusach—the name for our melodic prayer traditions based on Ashkenazic, Sephardic, and Kabbalistic customs for specific prayers. There is no way to know the ancient melodies our people composed before the common practice of notating music, but much of today's synagogal music still comes from ancient musical modes. That is why we feel something "sounds" Jewish. But modern worship melodies also reflect contemporary musical traitions: American, European, and Israeli classical, folk, pop, and rock. So the "sound" of Jewish music has changed dramatically in the last half-century. Join Joy each month in a session of singing and learning contemporary settings of prayers from our Shabbat and festival worship services. Tonight's class will be SESSION TWO of three, with Session Three on December 15th. No charge, all are welcome.

DECEMBER 2016

CONGREGATION BETH AM DECEMBER SHABBAT SERVICES, TAMPA
Fridays, December 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, 2016
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 — DECEMBER 2016 SUNDAY MORNING SERVICES
Sundays, December 4, 11, 18, 25, 2016,
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 BIOGRAPHY SERIES PRESENTS: THE MORE-THAN-NUTTY JERRY LEWIS
Eckerd Osher Institute of Lifelong Learning (OLLI) 2016 Fall Biography Series
Class Instructor: Joy Katzen-Guthrie
** Palms of Largo Campus, Thursday, December 8, 2016 • 10:00-11:30 AM
** Centre of Palm Harbor Campus, Thursday, December 8, 2016 • 2:00-3:30 PM
** Eckerd College St. Petersburg Campus, Friday, December 9, 2016 • 1:30-3:00 PM
http://www.eckerd.edu/olli/index.php
http://www.eckerd.edu/olli/index.php
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 CONTINUING EDUCATION SERIES: WHAT'S IN A MODERN JEWISH WORSHIP MELODY?
Three sessions: [Thursdays, October 20 AND November 17] AND December 15, 2016 • 7-9 PM with 15-minute refreshment break

http://bethamtampa.org
2030 West Fletcher Avenue, Tampa, FL 33612, (813) 968-8511 • No Charge, All are Welcome, no reservation needed
So many prayers, so many melodies! Why are there multiple melodies for each prayer? Judaism thrives in every pocket of the globe. Thus, our music reflects the wealth of cultures and eras in which we have lived and composed as well as our varing Nusach—the name for our melodic prayer traditions based on Ashkenazic, Sephardic, and Kabbalistic customs for specific prayers. There is no way to know the ancient melodies our people composed before the common practice of notating music, but much of today's synagogal music still comes from ancient musical modes. That is why we feel something "sounds" Jewish. But modern worship melodies also reflect contemporary musical traitions: American, European, and Israeli classical, folk, pop, and rock. So the "sound" of Jewish music has changed dramatically in the last half-century. Join Joy each month in a session of singing and learning contemporary settings of prayers from our Shabbat and festival worship services. Tonight's class will be SESSION THREE of three. No charge, all are welcome.

THE FOUNTAINS at Boca Ciega Bay Presents: A Hanukkah Celebration in Story & Song
Thursday, December 22, 2016 • 2:00 - 3:00 PM
1255 Pasadena Ave., S., St. Petersburg, FL • (727) 381-5411
http://www.watermarkcommunities.com/bocaciegabay/
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.

JANUARY 2017

UNITY OF PALM HARBOR — JANUARY 2017 SUNDAY MORNING SERVICES
Sundays, January 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

CONGREGATION BETH AM JANUARY SHABBAT SERVICES, TAMPA
Fridays, January 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

ECKERD ROAD SCHOLAR PROGRAMS PRESENTS: THE LAUGHMAKERS ON POLITICS: MARK TWAIN, WILL ROGERS, MORT SAHL, GEORGE CARLIN, JON STEWART, STEPHEN COLBERT, AND MORE!
http://www.eckerd.edu/roadscholar/ • Eckerd College Road Scholar Programs, St. Petersburg, FL
Wednesday, January 11, 2017, 8:30 AM - 3:15 PM, lunch included
Wherever there is organized government, there is satire. From nimble wordplay and homespun commentary of Twain and Will Rogers to lampoonery of SNL, satire makes mighty funny fodder of election seasons. Our ability to laugh at our nation and leaders helps transcend barriers. Experience the buffoonery of 150 years of political laughmakers like Mark Twain, Will Rogers, Art Buchwald, Stan Freberg, Tom Lehrer, Mort Sahl, George Carlin, Vaughn Meader, David Frye, Jackie Mason, Rich Little, Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert, Seth Meyers, and more.

St. Petersburg Chapter, MICHIGAN ASSOCIATION OF RETIRED SCHOOL PERSONNEL (MARSP) Presents
Joy Katzen-Guthrie in concert. Program to be announced
Thursday, January 12, 2017
, 11:30 AM, Pinellas Park Library
Program to be announced

ECKERD ROAD SCHOLAR PROGRAMS PRESENTS: THE MUSICAL MAJESTY OF MANCINI
http://www.eckerd.edu/roadscholar/ • Eckerd College Road Scholar Programs, St. Petersburg, FL
Wednesday, January 18, 2017, 8:30 AM - 3:15 PM, lunch included
The unprecedented 72 Grammys and 18 Oscars for which he was nominated attest to the timelessness of Henry Mancini's music. Whether writing, arranging, or concertizing jazz-infused themes of Peter Gunn and The Pink Panther to lush, symphonic artistry of Love Story and Days of Wine and Roses, Mancini's themes are unforgettable. His scores transformed television and film, giving a third-dimensional life to the characters, stories, and emotions of motion pictures that lives on and on.

ECKERD OLLI PRESENTS: THE SGT. PEPPER ERA: A MAGICAL MYSTERY TOUR THROUGH THE BEATLES' LAST YEARS
Eckerd Osher Institute of Lifelong Learning (OLLI) 2017 Spring Series
Class Instructor: Joy Katzen-Guthrie
** Centre of Palm Harbor Campus • Three Sessions, Tuesdays, January 17, 24, and 31, 2017 • 10 AM - Noon
** Eckerd College St. Petersburg Campus • Three Sessions, Thursdays, January 19, 26, and February 2, 2017• 1:30-3:30 PM
http://www.eckerd.edu/olli/index.php
With the 50th anniverssary of the 1967 Beatles classic, Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, we examine the album's significance as one of pop music's profoundly influential recordings. Its eclectic nature mirrors the varying musical and emotional predilections of the band members. Worldwide sales of the Beatles songs have only increased with time. In this course, we'll focus on the Beatles' later era in the studio, learning of the inspiration for these songs, how they came together as an album, and the Beatles' other late recordings, including Magical Mystery Tour, Abbey Road, The White Album, and Let It Be.

5th 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 22, 2017, 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
Read more about the United Nation's International Holocaust Remembrance Day
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. No charge, but seating is limited. Attendance by invitation only; For invitation, contact vgenovese@italconstampa.com.

ECKERD COLLEGE ROAD SCHOLAR PRESENTS MYSTERIOUS CHINA: A WEEK OF PROGRAMS
http://www.eckerd.edu/roadscholar/ • Eckerd College Road Scholar Programs, St. Petersburg, FL
Monday-Friday, January 30-February 3, 2017 • Schedule to be announced
Joy presents a series of courses during this week focused on China, including Taoism & Confucianism, Feng Shui, Changing Roles of Men & Women in China, and The Jews of China.

FEBRUARY 2017

ECKERD ROAD SCHOLAR PROGRAMS PRESENTS: TWO FAIR LADIES: JULIE ANDREWS & AUDREY HEPBURN
http://www.eckerd.edu/roadscholar/ • Eckerd College Road Scholar Programs, St. Petersburg, FL
Wedmesday, February 1, 2017, 8:30 AM - 3:15 PM, lunch included
Two of the loveliest women in entertainment history, Andrews and Hepburn have both brought to life the character of Eliza Doolittle, one of the most beloved roles of the stage and film. Through this course, you'll come to know these brilliant, beautiful, and beloved women of the theatre and their lives and creativity.

CONGREGATION BETH AM OF TAMPA CONTINUING EDUCATION SERIES: THE MUSIC OF CLASSIC REFORM JUDAISM
TWO SESSIONS: Thursdays, February 2 AND 9, 2017 • 7-9 PM with 15-minute refreshment break

http://bethamtampa.org
2030 West Fletcher Avenue, Tampa, FL 33612, (813) 968-8511 • No Charge, All are Welcome, no reservation needed
It is common to hear congregants say, "Please play the traditional music of the synagogue." What is our traditional music? Truth is, tradition is what each individual first experiences in public worship. For some, that is the folk/pop music of the 60s and 70s. For others, the Chasidic niggun, Israeli hora, Talmudic trope, and synagogue chant. For many within the Reform tradition, traditional synagogue music is the 19th and early 20th century synagogue prayer-song that today we call Classic Reform worship that we experienced in our youth. While many newer melodies have superseded the earlier melodies in modern services, some of our Classic Reform melodies—such as our most commonly sung Sh'ma and Kiddush—are so beloved, we rarely sing another melody. In this course, we will re-experience melodies from Classic Reform worship, learning of the composers and their desire to reinvent modern Jewish worship within their era. SESSION ONE of this class is February 2, 2017, with SESSION TWO on February 9, 2017. No charge, all are welcome.

ECKERD OLLI PRESENTS: 1962: A 55th ANNIVERSARY RETROSPECTIVE
Eckerd Osher Institute of Lifelong Learning (OLLI) 2017 Spring Series
Class Instructor: Joy Katzen-Guthrie
** Centre of Palm Harbor Campus • Four Sessions, Fridays, January 27, February 3, 10, and 17, 2017 • 10 AM - Noon
** Eckerd College St. Petersburg Campus • Four Sessions, Mondays, February 6, 13, 20, and 27, 2017 • 1:30-3:30 PM
http://www.eckerd.edu/olli/index.php
With the 50th anniverssary of the 1967 Beatles classic, Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, we examine the album's significance as one of pop music's profoundly influential recordings. Its eclectic nature mirrors the varying musical and emotional predilections of the band members. Worldwide sales of the Beatles songs have only increased with time. In this course, we'll focus on the Beatles' later era in the studio, learning of the inspiration for these songs, how they came together as an album, and the Beatles' other late recordings, including Magical Mystery Tour, Abbey Road, The White Album, and Let It Be.

CONGREGATION BETH AM FEBRUARY SHABBAT SERVICES, TAMPA
Fridays, February 3, 10, 17, 24, 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 — FEBRUARY 2017 SUNDAY MORNING SERVICES
Sundays, February 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 ROAD SCHOLAR PROGRAMS PRESENTS: THE LAUGHMAKERS ON POLITICS: MARK TWAIN, WILL ROGERS, MORT SAHL, GEORGE CARLIN, JON STEWART, STEPHEN COLBERT, AND MORE!
http://www.eckerd.edu/roadscholar/ • Eckerd College Road Scholar Programs, St. Petersburg, FL
Wednesday, February 8, 2017, 8:30 AM - 3:15 PM, lunch included
Wherever there is organized government, there is satire. From nimble wordplay and homespun commentary of Twain and Will Rogers to lampoonery of SNL, satire makes mighty funny fodder of election seasons. Our ability to laugh at our nation and leaders helps transcend barriers. Experience the buffoonery of 150 years of political laughmakers like Mark Twain, Will Rogers, Art Buchwald, Stan Freberg, Tom Lehrer, Mort Sahl, George Carlin, Vaughn Meader, David Frye, Jackie Mason, Rich Little, Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert, Seth Meyers, and more.

BAY AREA CANTORIAL ASSOCIATION: 2017 FOURTEENTH ANNUAL CONCERT
Sunday, February 12, 2017 • 7:00 PM • TEMPLE B'NAI ISRAEL, CLEARWATER, 1685 S. Belcher Road, Clearwater, FL 33764
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 Temple B'nai Israel, 1685 S. Belcher Rd., Clearwater, (727) 531-5829 on Sunday, February 12, 2017, at 7 PM. Now in its 14th 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 $51,000 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 shortly.

ZAHAV of CONGREGATION BETH AM OF TAMPA PRESENTS:
THE WORLD ACCORDING TO JACKIE MASON ~ An Audio/Visual lecture with Joy Katzen-Guthrie
Tuesday, February 14, 2017: Noon brown bag lunch, 12:30-2 PM program, No Charge
http://bethamtampa.org/
With a father, grandfather, great-grandfather and three brothers who were rabbis, it's no shock that Yacov Moshe Maza of Sheboygan, WI was ordained a rabbi. Three years later, commenting that "Somebody in the family had to make a living," he resigned his rabbinical position to take up comedy. Jackie Mason is regarded as one of the greatest stand-up comedians of all time. Impeccable comic timing and a keen observation of modern day life—particularly politics—have fueled his nearly 60-year career in entertainment. It hasn't all been smooth sailing, but his passion and outspoken views have continuously laced his comic commentary. Join Joy as she takes you on a journey through Mason's life, comedy, and still-flourishing career.

ECKERD ROAD SCHOLAR PROGRAMS PRESENTS: THE MUSICAL MAJESTY OF MANCINI
http://www.eckerd.edu/roadscholar/ • Eckerd College Road Scholar Programs, St. Petersburg, FL
Wednesday, February 22, 2017, 8:30 AM - 3:15 PM, lunch included
The unprecedented 72 Grammys and 18 Oscars for which he was nominated attest to the timelessness of Henry Mancini's music. Whether writing, arranging, or concertizing jazz-infused themes of Peter Gunn and The Pink Panther to lush, symphonic artistry of Love Story and Days of Wine and Roses, Mancini's themes are unforgettable. His scores transformed television and film, giving a third-dimensional life to the characters, stories, and emotions of motion pictures that lives on and on.

MARCH 2017

ECKERD OLLI BIOGRAPHY SERIES PRESENTS: WOODY GUTHRIE AND FRIENDS
Eckerd Osher Institute of Lifelong Learning (OLLI) 2017 Spring Biography Series
Class Instructor: Joy Katzen-Guthrie
** Palms of Largo Campus, Thursday, March 2, 2017 • 10:00-11:30 AM
** Centre of Palm Harbor Campus, Thursday, March 2, 2017 • 2:00-3:30 PM
** Eckerd College St. Petersburg Campus, Friday, March 3, 2017 • 1:30-3:00 PM
http://www.eckerd.edu/olli/index.php
http://www.eckerd.edu/olli/index.php
Through his songs, Woody Guthrie spoke for the worker, the union, and the dream of world harmony between races, creeds, and cultures. His music was beloved and reviled in an era of labor, race, and social tension, stirring deep convictions and profoundly influencing future writers, composers, and activists. In this 50th anniversary year of Guthrie's death, we’ll re-experience his songs and life as well as that of his notable contemporaries such as Pete Seeger, Odetta, and Leadbelly, whose music inspired a renewed appreciation of folk music in the 50s and 60s.

ECKERD OLLI PRESENTS: MUSICALS OF 1957: A 60TH ANNIVERSARY LOOK BACK
Eckerd Osher Institute of Lifelong Learning (OLLI) 2017 Spring Series
Class Instructor: Joy Katzen-Guthrie
** Eckerd College St. Petersburg Campus • Four Sessions, Mondays, March 6, 13, 20, and 27 • 1:30-3:30 PM
** Centre of Palm Harbor Campus • Four Sessions, Tuesdays, March 7, 14, 21, and 28 • 10 AM - Noon
http://www.eckerd.edu/olli/index.php
Wow! It was a banner year in musicals on stage, television, and in film. West Side Story, The Music Man, Cinderella, Gigi, Funny Face, Pal Joey, Pajama Game, and Silk Stockings were among the unforgettable offerings in what was just an average year during the waning days of America's Golden Age of Broadway, television, and Hollywood film studios. Tap your feet, laugh, cry, and be awed by the talent from stage and screen a mere 60 years ago, as we journey back to memorable musical productions of 1957.

CONGREGATION BETH AM MARCH SHABBAT SERVICES, TAMPA
Fridays, March 3, 10, 17, 24, 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 — MARCH 2017 SUNDAY MORNING SERVICES
Sundays, March 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

CONGREGATION BETH AM PURIM SERVICE AND PURIMSPIEL, TAMPA
Saturday, March 11, 2017, 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, program to be announced soon!

ECKERD ROAD SCHOLAR PROGRAMS PRESENTS: THE LAUGHMAKERS ON POLITICS: MARK TWAIN, WILL ROGERS, MORT SAHL, GEORGE CARLIN, JON STEWART, STEPHEN COLBERT, AND MORE!
http://www.eckerd.edu/roadscholar/ • Eckerd College Road Scholar Programs, St. Petersburg, FL
Wednesday, 22, 2017, 8:30 AM - 3:15 PM, lunch included
Wherever there is organized government, there is satire. From nimble wordplay and homespun commentary of Twain and Will Rogers to lampoonery of SNL, satire makes mighty funny fodder of election seasons. Our ability to laugh at our nation and leaders helps transcend barriers. Experience the buffoonery of 150 years of political laughmakers like Mark Twain, Will Rogers, Art Buchwald, Stan Freberg, Tom Lehrer, Mort Sahl, George Carlin, Vaughn Meader, David Frye, Jackie Mason, Rich Little, Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert, Seth Meyers, and more.

CONGREGATION BETH AM OF TAMPA CONTINUING EDUCATION SERIES: PIYYUTIM: LOVE SONGS OF OUR PEOPLE (Part 2)
Thursday, March 23, 2017 • 7-9 PM with 15-minute refreshment break

http://bethamtampa.org
2030 West Fletcher Avenue, Tampa, FL 33612, (813) 968-8511 • No Charge, All are Welcome, no reservation needed
Last year, we explored Jewish liturgical poetry (piyyutim) such as Adon Olam, Yigdal, Adir Hu, L'cha Dodi, and other poems that are sung, chanted, and recited during our worship services and religious life. This year, we'll examine more of these beautiful prayer song-poems, hearing examples of settings from around the world. Composed first in the Talmudic era by rabbinic poets in Eretz Yisrael and Middle Eastern communities, these love songs to God and Jewish life spread thrughout the Jewish world, embellishing and extending prayer, making it identifiable, enjoyable, and participatory for the congregation. In time, Judeo-Spanish and Kabbalist poets composed great quantities of this poetry that has become a staple of Jewish worship. Hear highlights of piyyutim and their meaning and history in this audio-visual/concert class. No charge, all are welcome.

APRIL 2017

UNITY OF PALM HARBOR~ APRIL 2017 SUNDAY MORNING SERVICES
Sundays, April 2, 9, 16, 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
Joy will be traveling during the Sundays of April 23 and 30, 2017.

CONGREGATION BETH AM APRIL SHABBAT SERVICES, TAMPA
Friday, April 7, 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
Joy will be traveling during the remainder of April 2017

CONGREGATION BETH AM OF TAMPA SECOND NIGHT SEDER
Tuesday, April 11, 2017, 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 Second Night Seder is always a festive music-filled night. Plan to join us, all in the community are welcome. Details to be announced, please call the temple for information.

MAY 2017

CONGREGATION BETH AM MAY SHABBAT SERVICES, TAMPA
Fridays, May 5, 12, 19, 26, 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~ MAY 2017 SUNDAY MORNING SERVICES
Sundays, May 7, 14, 21, 28, 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

JUNE 2017 AND LATER

CONGREGATION BETH AM JUNE SHABBAT SERVICES, TAMPA
Fridays, June 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, 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~ JUNE 2017 SUNDAY MORNING SERVICES
Sundays, June 4, 11, 18, 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

CONGREGATION BETH AM OF TAMPA CONTINUING EDUCATION SERIES: MORE THAN A FUNNY LADY: BARBRA STREISAND
Thursday, June 22, 2017 • 7-9 PM with 15-minute refreshment break

http://bethamtampa.org
2030 West Fletcher Avenue, Tampa, FL 33612, (813) 968-8511 • No Charge, All are Welcome, no reservation needed
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.


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