Friday, October 12, 2007

Berwick, Ohio. Jewish Community Center guest discusses “Jerry’s girls” production and other events.

WCRX-LP host John Manning had has his Thursday guest Kriss Galloway of the Jewish Community Center.

Kriss said that things are gearing up for the Gallery Players’ production of “Jerry’s Girls,” at the Jewish Community Center’s Gallery Player’s theater.

“Jerry’s Girls” is a musical review based on the songs of composer Jerry Herman.

The show opens Saturday, October 13 at 8 p.m., and runs for two consecutive weekends, closing on Sunday, October 28 at 2:30 p.m.

Herman is best known for his productions, Hello, Dolly (songs: “Before the Parade Passes By,” “Put on Your Sunday Clothes and “It Only Takes a Moment”), Mame (“It’s Today!” “If He Walked into My Life,” “Open a New Window” and “Bosom Buddies”), and La Cage Aux Folles (“I Am What I Am”), as well as Mack and Mabel and Milk and Honey.

Kriss also reminded WCRX-LP listeners that vendors are needed for the upcoming JCC preschool Holiday Bazaar. On November 18, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., the JCC East Preschool will hold its bazaar at the JCC, 1125 College Ave. Kriss said that more information on becoming a vendor for this event is available by calling (614) 237-5223, ext. 102, or contacting Nili Talis at

She also mentioned the first annual Juried Member Art Show now on display in the JCC lobby. Thirty-two pieces were chosen from among the more than sixty works of art submitted by members of the JCC.

The exhibit is open now through November 4 during the JCC’s normal hours of operation: Monday through Thursday, from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Friday, from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturday, from 1:30 to 6 p.m.; and Sunday, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

The JCC, in conjunction with the League of Women Voters, is sponsoring a “Meet the Candidates” day at the JCC on Friday, October 12, beginning at 9:30 a.m. with a candidates’ reception. Expected to speak are candidates for Bexley and Columbus mayors’ races, as well as those for Columbus City Council. The program is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Debbie Vinocur at (614) 559-6214.

Kurt Weiland, treasurer of the radio station said that WCRX-LP would record the “Meet the Candidates” event for later broadcast by the station.

Kriss reminded listeners that you don’t have to be Jewish to participate in programs. More information may be found on the JCC website at

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