Monday: At 6:30 p.m. in the Cargill Auditorium at Western Iowa Tech Community College, WITCC Lifelong Learning will screen the documentary "Joachim Prinz - I Shall Not Be Silent," about an activist rabbi in 1930s Berlin, who later went on to discover racial bigotry in the United States.
Tuesday: At 12 p.m., the Sioux City Public Museum will open the "Honoring, Engaging and Educating Tolerance Week" exhibit. A light lunch will be served; attendees should RSVP to the museum at 279-6174. Admission is limited to the first 90 RSVPs. The exhibit will be displayed during the month of April.
At 6:30 p.m., the Sioux City Orpheum Theatre will host a screening of the PBS documentary "Violins of Hope," about an Israeli violin maker working to restore violins recovered from the Holocaust.
Wednesday: At 9:30 a.m., the Orpheum Theatre will host a performance by area eighth grade students performing "I Am a Star: The Songs and Poems of Inge Auerbacher," featuring members of the Sioux City Community Youth Theatre singing original music and poetry by Holocaust survivor and author Inge Auerbacher. Auerbacher will guide the audience through the performance.
At 7:30 p.m., Auerbacher will return to the Orpheum for another performance of "I Am a Star," featuring members of the Sioux City Community Youth Theatre. Auerbacher will guide the audience through the performance.
Thursday: At 2 p.m., the UPS Auditorium in Lincoln Center on the Morningside College campus will host "A Conversation with Inge Auerbacher, Child Holocaust Survivor."
At 7 p.m., the Sioux City Community Theatre will host "I Am a Star," with Auerbacher and members of the Sioux City Community Youth Theatre.
Friday: At 7 p.m., the Sioux City Community Theatre will host "I Am a Star," with members of the Sioux City Community Youth Theatre. Auerbacher will not be at this last performance.
Sioux City's Tolerance Week was created in 2005 by Jerry and Kathy Weiner.
All Tolerance Week Events are free and open to the public. The events of Tolerance Week are presented in partnership with Humanities Iowa and the National Endowment for the Humanities.