Other Happenings

The Children's Hour
on KUNM-fm
Producer Katie Stone will discuss the Anne Frank Exhibit with representatives from New Mexico Human Rights Projects
Date: Saturday, January 30, 2010
Time: 9:00 – 10:00 am
Location: KUNM 89.9 FM radio

New Mexico Community FaithLinks
Project SEAL
is a 21st CCLC after school learning program which works on the Social, Emotional and Academics Learning process. The SEAL program uses a hands-on thematic approach for learning. The month of February the program will be studying Anne Frank and her diary.
Time: 2:00 – 5:00 pm on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
Location: Los Ranchos Elementary School (September through June)
Contact: Anne Apodaca and/or Margie Aragon at 505.242.3353

Professional Development Opportunity sponsored by KNME and Albuquerque Public Schools
Date: February 19, 2010 4:30 pm – 8:30 pm OR February 20, 2010 8:00 am- 12:30 pm
Location: New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science
1801 Mountain Rd. NW, ABQ, NM 87104

The workshop will focus on the new Henry Lewis Gates series
Faces of America which explores the dynamic and shifting relationship America had with new immigrants in the 20th century.
To reserve your seat please call 505-277-8296

Discussion and Book Signing with author Rabbi Malka Drucker
Date: April 1, 2010 – 6:30 pm
Location: Esther Bone Memorial Library
950 Pinetree Rd. SE Rio Rancho, NM 87124

Rabbi Drucker has authored several books including Rescuers: Portraits of Moral Courage (non-fiction) and the children’s title Jacob's Rescue, A Holocaust Story (fiction).
  She will discuss these books and conduct a book signing following the event.

Ani Ma'amin, Keshet Dance Company
: April 6 and April 7, 2010
Time: 10:00 am
Location KiMo Theatre, Albuquerque

Ani Ma’amin (Hebrew for “I believe”) is a powerful and thought-provoking modern dance piece exploring the impact of the Holocaust on American Jews. Ani Ma’amin opens a dialogue about diversity, tolerance, and anti-Semitism in our history and our present lives, through which young audiences can examine and discuss their own thoughts and actions.

For more information on attending a performance or scheduling a workshop please contact Keshet Dance Company, Outreach Coordinator Erin Crawley-Woods at 505.224.9808 or

Varian Fry: Assignment Rescue 1940 – 1941 a traveling exhibit from the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum
Date: March 1 – May 31, 2010
Time: 11:00 am – 3:30 pm Tuesday – Saturday
Location: New Mexico Holocaust and Intolerance Museum
616 Central Ave. SW, Albuquerque
The Rescue Assignment

Varian Fry, a 32-year -old American, traveled to France on August 3, 1940 as the representative of a private American relief organization.  His assignment: help rescue people who were in danger of persecution by Nazi Germany. He had $3000.00 and a list of the refugees in France who were in the greatest danger. By the time he left thirteen months later Fry had set up secret escape routes, changed money on the black market, conspired with gangsters, forged documents, chartered ships that sailed illegally -- and rescued more than 1,500 people among them were Marc Chagall, Marcel Duchamp, Max Ernst, Wanda Landowska and Jacques Lischitz just to name a few.

Friedl Dicker-Brandeis Art Exhibition including the art work of the children she taught at the Terezin concentration camp - Sponsored by UNM College of Education
The exhibition will examine Dicker-Brandeis’ teaching approach learned from her study at the Bauhaus. Exact dates and times are yet to be determined.
Date: Spring 2011
Location: University of New Mexico Art Museum
Contact: Associate Professor Linney Wix at 505. 277.5533 or lwix@unm.edu