Paper Clips Principal Linda Hooper to Headline Main Event

    It was the film “Paper Clips” that inspired the first Tolerance Week events in 2005.  The Weiners saw the film and were so moved by its message that they felt it was essential viewing, but as it was a small documentary, they knew the odds were against it...

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Violins of Hope Documentary Screening in the Orpheum Lobby

Tuesday, April 10 - 6:30 - Sioux City Orpheum Theatre Lobby Screening of the PBS documentary Violins of Hope Violins of Hope: Strings of the Holocaust, narrated by Academy Award-winner Adrien Brody, is a documentary featuring Israeli second-generation violinmaker...

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The Sioux Tolerance Week Exhibit opening at the Museum

Tuesday, April 10 - 12 Noon - Sioux City Public Museum The opening of The Sioux City Tolerance Week exhibit. A light lunch will be served, RSVP to the Sioux City Museum at 279-6174. Admission is limited to the first 90 RSVPs. The exhibit will be displayed during the...

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2018 Art and Essay Contest

There will be a pre-Tolerance Week art and essay contest. This contest is designed to have the youth participants reflect on the current state of intolerance and hatred through their writings and works of art. The contest is open to middle and high school students....

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Above and Beyond was screened at Mid America Air Museum

Above and Beyond was screened at the Mid America Air Museum on Wednesday, April 5 at 6:30pm.  More than 80 attended,  The colors were presented by American Legion Post 662 and Rochele Clark sang the national anthem. In 1948, just three years after the liberation of...

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America and the Holocaust was screened at WITCC

As part of Tolerance Week the PBS American Experience documentary America and the Holocaust, Deceit and Indifference was shown on Monday, April 3 at 6:30 pm in the Cargill Auditorium.   In 1938, American society had its own political, social, and economic problems,...

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Area 8th graders attended live performance at the Orpheum

Area 8th grade students attended the Sioux City Community Theatre’s Children’s production of The Star on My Heart” at the Orpheum Theatre on Thursday, April 6 at 9:30 in the morning. The Star on My Heart is the story of one of the child survivors of Terezin, Inge...

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Inge Auerbacher presented at the National Music Museum

As part of the University of South Dakota's semester-long celebration of Yiddish Arts, Culture and History, Ms. Auerbacher presented Music as memory: A child of the Holocaust remembers in song at the National Music Museum on the campus of USD at 7:00pm on Wednesday,...

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Art and Essay Contest Theme Announced

You are the future.  Use words or art supplies to show what you want that future to be. Essays must be limited to 400 words or less. Artwork must be limited to 11" x 14" or smaller. Entries can be emailed to grlindblade@gmail.com or dropped off at 1922 Pierce Street...

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