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KQED Forum's MICHAEL KRASNY in Conversation with MARC HERSHON "Let There Be Laughter"

Presented by Osher Marin JCC at Osher Marin JCC, San Rafael CA

Dec 01 2016
KQED Forum's MICHAEL KRASNY in Conversation with MARC HERSHON "Let There Be Laughter"

KQED Forum’s Michael Krasny discusses his most recent book on Jewish Humor, “Let There Be Laughter” on stage with Marc Hershon. Followed by Q&A, book sales & signing.

Literary Café presents:

Michael Krasny in Conversation
with Marc Hershon “Let There Be Laughter”

Thurs, December 1 @ 7:30 pm

Celebrated and beloved KQED Forum host Michael Krasny has been telling Jewish jokes for so long, it has been said that he knows more of them than anyone on the planet. In his latest book Let there be Laughter, Michael pairs the most iconic Jewish jokes with wise and entertaining explanations, illuminating the cultural expressions and anxieties behind the laughs.

Tonight Michael will be in conversation with comedic writer & producer Marc Hershon, followed by audience Q&A and book sales and signing.

WHAT TO EXPECT: Interesting on-stage conversation & Good Laughs. Concessions of Peets Coffee/Tea/Fresh bakery goods avail for purchase and allowed in theater. 

Borrowing from traditional humor and such Jewish comedy legends as Jackie Mason, Mel Brooks, and Joan Rivers, Larry David, Sarah Silverman, Jerry Seinfeld and Amy Schumer, Let There Be Laughter is an absolute pleasure for the chosen and goyim alike.

Marc Hershon likes to think of himself as a Renaissance Man minus the Black Plague. He has concurrently done radio announcing, produced live comedy shows, write comedy, perform and teach improv, draws weekly editorial cartoons, written TV movies for the Hallmark Channel, authored a business book (I Hate People), performed weddings, and is a branding professional. He’d like to be an astronaut when he grows up.



TICKETS:   Available at :: $15 – $25 /Best prices when

purchased in advance.

General admission seating at cabaret tables.

Contact: 4154448000


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Osher Marin JCC

200 N. San Pedro Rd., San Rafael, CA 94903


From Highway 101 in San Rafael, take the North San Pedro exit and head east. The Osher Marin JCC, at 200 N. San Pedro Road, is on the right-hand side, half a mile from the freeway exit.

Free Parking

* The Osher Marin Jewish Community Center's parking lot is located directly in front of the building with parking spaces for disabled patrons available.

* Additional parking is available at the JCC Annex lot, located at 210 N. San Pedro Road (just east of the main campus). In the event of multiple programs, or heavily attended events, overflow vehicles may be directed to available street parking or on adjacent properties.

* Evenings and weekends only: There is additional parking across the street at Venetia Valley School.