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Herb & Dorothy 50 x 50 Documentary Screening in West Bloomfield

April 28th screening benefits the Brown Center.
April 28th screening benefits the Brown Center.

Film Features Extraordinary Story of Ordinary Couple’s Art Collection

 

How did two government employees with modest incomes amass a priceless, world-class art collection? Herb and Dorothy 50 x 50, a documentary that will be screened in April in West Bloomfield, captures the remarkable story of Herb and Dorothy Vogel, who stunned the art world with one of the largest gifts in the history of American art.

 

As part of the Lenore Marwil Jewish Film Festival, a special screening of the film on April 28 will benefit the Brown Center, which serves senior adults with Alzheimer’s disease and related memory disorders as well as their family caregivers.

 

Tickets are $54 and include a pre-glow beginning at 6:45 p.m. in the Janice Charach Gallery and show at 8 p.m. in The Berman Center for the Performing Arts, 6600 W. Maple Rd., West Bloomfield. To order tickets, contact Bobbi Chess at (248) 592-5033 or bchess@jslmi.org. 


The Dorothy & Peter Brown Jewish Community Adult Day Care Program, with locations in Southfield and West Bloomfield, serves older adults with Alzheimer’s disease and related memory disorders, as well as their family caregivers.  Jointly operated by JVS and Jewish Senior Life, the program enables family members to keep their loved ones at home. For information, contact Peter Ostrow at postrow@jvsdet.org or (248) 233-4000.



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