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Monday Feb 4, 2013 (6–9pm)



Elbo Room (Venue Partner)

647 Valencia St



$10 at door / $5 advance

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In 2006, inspired by Ernest Hemingway's legendary six-word story ("For sale: baby shoes, never worn"), SMITH Magazine issued a challenge to readers to submit their own six-word memoirs. The strangely simple, seductively difficult challenge has since become a worldwide phenomenon, resulting in avalanches of six-word observations on parenthood ("I worry now, because she's driving"), work ("Beans aren't going to count themselves..."), love ("You're still breathtaking 40 years later"), and, of course, Jewish life. Tonight at the Elbo Room, hang out with some Jewish poets, comedians, storytellers, deli owners, and more as they regale you with succinct six-word stories about being Jewish — all emceed by Larry "a Jewish Smith" Smith, the progenitor of SMITH Magazine's six-word memoir project.

Bonnie Chan, Flavorpill

Reboot says…

Join us for a scandalizing, funny and poignant live show Feb. 4 at the Elbo Room, with an eclectic group of young comedians, storytellers, musicians and even a local celebrity chef sharing Six-Word Memoirs on Jewish life. Brought to you by Reboot and SMITH Magazine with SFJCF's Young Adult Division (YAD) and the Young Adult Community at Congregation Emanu-El.