Special Events: Arts & Culture

TSO Just for Kids
Four Free Concerts for Kids!

Sunday, April 23 at 2 pm
Piano Trio and Friends: “Goldilocks and the Three Bears”
The Bear family was in an uproar. Enjoy this delightful retelling of the
classic tale composed by TSO violinist Michael Fan.

Sunday, May 21 at 2-3 pm
Flute Viola Harp Trio: “Pip and the Pirate”
It was graduation day at the Pirate Academy. Join us for this new musical
adventure by TSO violinist and composer Michael Fan.



 Shabbat Luncheons

Join us for the Senior Shabbat Luncheon Series at The J
First Friday of the Month, 11am – 1pm

Enjoy music, delicious lunch and a featured program. Get into the spirit of Shabbat and enjoy the friendship and fellowship of others.

May 5: Memoir Writing with Edie Jarolim

Open to All! $15 per person

In the Jewish Heritage Center
RSVP in advance by calling 520-299-3000 or register online


The Celebration of Heritage Concerts

Enjoy a selection of talented music by local groups and individuals in a variety of musical genres, while celebrating the multicultural mosaic of our heritage.

Wednesdays, 6:30 – 8 pm
May 17th: Remembering Mr. Cole: A Tribute to Nat King Cole with Joe Bourne & The Trio
Other dates and guests to be announced

$40/ $36 member / Drop-in $10
Ballroom & Jewish Heritage Center

Syrian Cooking Class

Syrian Refugee Chef Shahd will introduce you to Syrian cuisine as she shares her expertise in creating delectable Syrian dishes.

Sunday, April 30
3-6 pm
$70/ $65 J members

To register, please visit or call 520-299-3000. Co-hosted by the International Rescue Committee. 


The Loft Cinema At The J!


Wednesday, May 3 Young Frankenstein  7:30pm
Purchase tickets on The Loft Cinema’s website.

Saturday, May 13 Deconstructing the Beatles’ Rubber Soul at 7:30pm
Purchase tickets on The Loft Cinema’s website.

Don’t miss the latest installment in the Deconstructing The Beatles series of captured-live events, featuring Beatles expert and musicologist Scott Freiman taking audiences behind-the-music of The Fab Four’s Revolver, the electrifying album that gave the world such classic tunes as “Nowhere Man,” “Norwegian Wood,” “In My Life” and  more!

In this unique, captured-live multi-media presentation, Mr. Freiman conducts an entertaining and educational journey into the creative process of The Beatles performances and recording sessions.

Mother’s Day Mama Mia Sing-A-Long Sunday, May 14 2:00pm
Purchase tickets on The Loft Cinema’s website.

You can dance!  You can jive!  Having the time of your life … Spend Mother’s Day with Meryl Streep and the music of ABBA at The Mamma Mia Sing-A-Long!, featuring a special screening of  the smash hit movie musical with onscreen lyrics so you can sing-a-long to all the catchy tunes, including ‘Dancing Queen,’ ‘Take a Chance on Me,’  ‘Waterloo’ and many more!   Enjoy pre-show ABBA music videos and complimentary goodie bags filled with props and surprises to use throughout the movie!  Fabulous prizes will be awarded to the best ABBA-inspired outfits!    Mamma Mia, here we go again …

Based on the Broadway smash and filled with all the incredibly catchy ABBA songs you know and love, Mamma Mia! is an irresistibly charming musical extravaganza guaranteed to have you singing and grooving like the Dancing Queen you know you are!

Sunday, May 14  High Anxiety  7:30pm
Purchase tickets on The Loft Cinema’s website.

Thursday, May 18 Rooted in Peace 7:30pm
Purchase tickets on The Loft Cinema’s website.

The new documentary Rooted in Peace challenges viewers to examine their values as Americans and human beings.

Wednesday, May 24 Blazing Saddles 7:30pm
Purchase tickets on The Loft Cinema’s website.

Saturday, May 27 Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead 7:30pm
Purchase tickets on The Loft Cinema’s website.

Daniel Radcliffe and Joshua McGuire star in Tom Stoppard’s celebrated comedy, broadcast live from The Old Vic theatre in London!

Sunday, May 28 Spaceballs 7:30pm

Purchase tickets on The Loft Cinema’s website.