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ANNE FRANK IN THE WORLD: 1929-1945

Making Peace - A Creative Process: The Arts and Activism
A Lecture Program
Sponsored by Amador Publishers

Sunday, November 12, 1995, 2:30 -4:30 p.m.
Unitarian Church, 3701 Carlisle Blvd. NE
Presenter: Harry Willson, Editor-in-Chief of Amador Publishers

PROGRAM

"Mightier than the Sword -The Artist's Voice"

Zelda Leah Gatuskin, multi-media artist and author of THE TIME DANCER and ANCESTRAL NOTES, A FAMILY DREAM JOURNAL, will speak about Jewish identity and social responsibility from a personal perspective.

"The Fate of Women in WWII and the Revolutions in Chile"

Eva Krutein, musician and author of EV A'S WAR and PARADISE FOUND, AND LOST, will speak about her experiences as a young wife and mother in Germany in 1945 and her subsequent emigration to Chile.

"Suspension of Disbelief - From Theater to Politics"

Paula Gordon will document how her work with the Obala Theater in Sarajevo led her to pro-Bosnian activism and work with a volunteer relief organization. She will speak about the current holocaust taking place in former Yugoslavia.

The Music Speaks...

Frank Johnson, tenor, with Eva Krutein, piano, perform songs by Johannes Brahms, Wir Wandelten and Die Mainacht   (Listen to the recording).

This free program was presented in conjunction with the ANNE FRANK IN THE WORLD: 1929-1945 exhibit held at the UNM Continuing Education Conference Center, October 16 - November 24, 1995. A portion of the proceeds from book sales were donated to the New Mexico Friends of Anne Frank.


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Die Mainacht
The Maynight

When the silvery moon beams through the shrubs,
And over the lawn scatters its slumbering light,
And the nightingale sings,
I walk sadly through the woods.
Shrouded by foliage, a pair of doves
Coo their delight to me;
But I turn away seeking darker shadows,
And a lonely tear flows.
When, oh smiling image, that like dawn
Shines upon my soul, when shall I fmd you on earth?
And the lonely tear flows trembling,
Burning down my cheek.

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