Reboot, with Detroit Public Theatre and Detroit Public Television, invites you for a pre-Halloween event (Erev Halloween, if you will) to celebrate the most famous Jewish monster, the Golem, its history and contemporary lessons, at a festival of music, film, conversation and art. |
This interactive experience, a premiere event for Reboots local art and culture programming in Detroit- features author Adam Mansbach, the #1 New York Times bestselling author whose latest novel The Golem of Brooklyn was released this fall, and Dr. Justin Sledge, a Detroit-based professor of Ethics, Religion, and Social-Political Philosophy whose research has an emphasis on Jewish esotericism and the occult. Moderated by Angelique Power of the Skillman Foundation, the two will discuss the historical and contemporary connection between the legend of the golem and Jewish links between the supernatural, creativity and tikkun olam (repairing the world).
The evening will also feature a variety of creative mediums, including Detroit artists, Olivia Guterson and Faina Lerman manifesting Jewish monsters with a live painting installation,along with a video by Lynne Avadenka displayed for viewers, music and more.
Light appetizers and drinks provided. Mansbachs latest novel, The Golem of Brooklyn will be available for purchase, as well as The Golem Rescored records.
Presented in partnership with: Avalon Bakery & Jolly Pumpkin, Detroit Public Television, PBS Books, Detroit Public Theatre, the Isaac Agree Downtown Synagogue, Source Booksellers, The Forward, Third Man Records and The Well.
Third Man Records Cass Corridor (View)
441 Canfield St W
Detroit, MI 48201
|Minimum Age: 21|
|Kid Friendly: No|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|