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This Weekend: Reboot’s DAWN Jew Party at the brand-spankin’ new Jewish Contemporary Museum

Posted by Oyster on June 3, 2008

This event is one of the best of the year, and Oy Bay is a co-sponsor. Hope to see you there!

Reboot and the Contemporary Jewish Museum cordially invite you to attend

DAWN 2008

An all-night cultural arts festival celebrating the grand opening of

San Francisco’s new Contemporary Jewish Museum and the Jewish Holiday Shavuot.

Saturday, June 7, 2008

beginning at 8pm

Featuring:

DENGUE FEVER

Bay Area exclusive performance by Cambodian-American psychedelic pop sensation

AND SPECIAL GUEST, JONATHAN SAFRAN FOER

Author of the international bestseller Everything Is Illuminated

Plus:

Live Bands, Theatrical and Spoken Word Performances, Film Premieres, Original Scores, Visual Arts, Dancing, DJs, Lectures, Readings, Comedy, Open-Space Discussion Forums and Special Guests.

Overview:

The Contemporary Jewish Museum (CJM) [links to http://www.thecjm.org] and Reboot [links to http://www.rebooters.net], a non-profit organization that provides a forum to explore Jewish culture and traditions, co-present DAWN ’08, an all-night cultural arts festival celebrating the grand opening of San Francisco’s new Contemporary Jewish Museum and the Jewish Holiday Shavuot.

Taking place simultaneously throughout the Museum, Dawn ’08 will feature a packed, late-night evening of headlining performances and events AND the opportunity to explore the Museum’s new building and exhibitions before the doors open to the public the following morning.

Dawn ‘08, which coincides with the Jewish Holiday Shavout, celebrates the opening of a new cultural institution in San Francisco in the spirit of the revelation at Mt. Sinai, which is the foundation for much of modern-day Judaism.

For further information, please visit: www.dawn2008.org

The Contemporary Jewish Museum

736 Mission Street, between 3rd and 4th Streets

San Francisco, CA 94103

Tickets

General Admission Tickets

Includes party entrance, evening performances and programs, and museum sneak preview.

$12 Advance Tickets

$10 Community partners/ CJM members/students

$15 General Admission at the door

Advance General Admission Tickets can be purchased online at www.thecjm.org or by calling 415.655.7854.

VIP Tickets

Includes First Blush VIP Reception 7-9pm at Ducca, party entrance, evening performances and programs, museum sneak preview, and six-month membership of the Contemporary Jewish Museum.

$75 First Blush Advance Ticket

$50 CJM members

For more information on First Blush, please call 415.655.7837 or e-mail nlazarus@thecjm.org

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http://www.rebooters.net

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http://www.thecjm.org

Presenting Sponsor:

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Made possible by a grant from the Jim Joseph Foundation

Media Sponsors:

7×7

SF Bay Guardian

Program Sponsors:

The Hub at the JCCSF

Progressive Jewish Alliance

Young Adult Community at Congregation Emanu-El

Community Partners:

2nd Saturday at the Cellar/79ers at JFCS/ACCESS of the American Jewish Committee/Bay Area Tribe and SF Bay Area Birthright Israel NEXT/Be’chol Lashon (In Every Tongue)/Bureau of Jewish Education/Congregation Beth Shalom/Hadassah L’Atid/The Israel Center’s TZAVTA Young Adult Division of the SF-based Jewish Community Federation/Oy Bay!/San Francisco Jewish Film Festival/Traveling Jewish Theatre/YAD (Young Adults Division) of the Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties/Young Leadership Division of the Jewish Community Federation of the Greater East Bay

Join our online communities:

http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=10935584537

http://www.myspace.com/dawnfestival

http://www.socializr.com/user/dawnfestival

For further information, call 415.655.7854 or email dawn@rebooters.net

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