SalemNews.com, Salem, MA

March 6, 2013

Best Bets for Wednesday, March 6

BY MURIEL C. HOFFACKER
STAFF WRITER

— Looking for something to do today? Here are The Salem News' Best Bets:

“Images of Jewish Women in American Film,” a special film and discussion series of the Jewish Women’s Archive, begins tonight at 7 p.m., at Woodbridge, 240 Lynnfield St., Peabody. The series traces the cultural representations of and attitudes toward Jewish women in American films over the past 50 years. The program kicks off with “Marjorie Morningstar,” the 1958 film version of Herman Wouk’s novel. Admission is free and refreshments will be served. To reserve a spot or for a full program schedule, contact Susan Feinstein at 978-740-4431 or sfeinstein@rilcf.org.

Mary Kosut, a professor of Media, Society & the Arts at Montserrat College of Art, will talk about using interdisciplinary research of sociology, anthropology, philosophy and art history to explore the relationships between art worlds, everyday life and popular culture. The community is welcome to attend Kosut's 11:30 a.m. presentation at 23 Essex St., Beverly. For more information, email maggie.cavallo@montserrat.edu, call 978-867-9624, or visit www.montserrat.edu/galleries.

Calling all children! Boxford Town Library's Comic Book Club will hold a meeting at 4 p.m. for children who enjoy reading and drawing comics. The meeting is free and open to the public. The library is located at 10 Elm St., Boxford. For more information, contact Joshua Kennnedy at 978-887-7323.