2014 Tolerance Week Events

Monday, April 28 – 6:00 pm Western Iowa Tech in the Cargill Auditorium, the film “Ahead of Time” will be shown, followed by a panel discussion.

Tuesday, April 29 – 6:30 pm Sioux City Public Museum reception for the poster exhibit “Denmark October 1943: Rescue of the Danish Jews,” a series of framed posters tells the story of the Nazi occupation of Denmark during World War II, the increasing threat to Jewish citizens, and the efforts of thousands of Danes to bring their Jewish neighbors to safety in Sweden.

Wednesday, April 30 – Area 8th graders will attend a screening of “Nicky’s Family” at 9:30 at the Sioux City Orpheum Theatre.

Wednesday, April 30 – A live musical and audiovisual event presented by Ryan Haskins, Conductor of the Sioux City Symphony Orchestra on the stage at the Orpheum Theatre at 7:30.  The performance will feature music, artwork and readings created during or inspired by the holocaust.  As always, the event is free and open to the public.

Thursday, May 1 – The Sioux City Conservatory of Music will host an Tolerance Week event.  Fighting the Fires of Hate, which examines the 1933 Nazi book burnings will be presented by students.  The event begins at 6:00 and is free and open to the public.

ALL WEEK – Auschwitz Survivor and Holocaust Educator Philip Gans will be speaking to area middle and high school students.