Congratulations to the 2023 LABA BAY AREA fellows for their sold-out TABOO exhibition and showcase.   For program info click here. And for images from the weekend click here and here.

LABA East Bay is Live and BROKEN

LABAlive is BROKEN ART. MUSIC. THEATER. PERFORMANCE. ANCIENT TEXTS. Join LABA East Bay: A Laboratory for Jewish Culture at the JCC East Bay for a two-part series of art, performance, ancient Jewish text teachings, wine and schmoozing. The works featured in LABAlive come from the 2022 LABA East Bay artist fellows, and are inspired by

Our 2023 theme is TABOO

In 2023, LABA hubs around the world will dive into the theme of TABOO. Clean. Dirty. Sacred. Profane. Okay. Not okay. We moderns like to think we are better than this. That we see beyond these moral categories and inhabit a muddied middle ground, an infinite gray area, in which life, people, things, are complicated.

Yochai Greenfield on “It Gets Bitter”

    On June 16, LABA artist Yochai Greenfeld (New York-2018) will be presenting a full-version of his LABA project “It Gets Bitter” at the Gordon Art Center in Baltimore as part of the Queer Jewish Arts Festival. “It Gets Bitter is a one act dramedy featuring Abbi and Si Gezunt, a mother-son Kosher-Entertainment Duo.

LABA East Bay Gets TIPSY

On Sunday, March 20 LABA EAST BAY hosted TIPSY, a wine, text, art and performance tasting outdoors at the JCC East Bay.

Our Doors Were Finally Opened

On November 7, 2021 the JCC East Bay opened its doors to the public for the first time since Covid came into our lives. The reason was to welcome everyone to our first-ever LABAlive, during which we showcased the work of our CHOSEN fellows. Here’s a rundown of the work: Naomie Kremer TREE OF LIFE