ARVADA CO – The Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities and Chabad of NW Metro Denver announce that Behind Enemy Lines: An Evening with Marthe Cohn is sold out. This special event on Tuesday, November 1, 2016, presents the story of a Jewish spy in Nazi Germany during WWII. Marthe Cohn will tell the story of her wartime experiences, and how she went from nursing student to spy. A second event has been added, and will take place Wednesday, November 2 at City Park Recreation Center located at 10455 Sheridan Blvd, Westminster CO.
Marthe Cohn was born in France in 1920. At the age of 24, she joined the Intelligence Service of the French Army. Posing as a German nurse, Marthe traveled the countryside and obtained vital information about troop movements for the Allied commanders. For her service, at the age of 80, she was awarded to Croix de Guerre, France’s highest military honor. Marthe is 96 years old, and travels internationally sharing her remarkable story.
Cohn will speak again on Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at City Park Recreation Center. The presentation begins at 7:00 pm. General admission seating is $20, student/youth tickets are $10 and preferred VIP seating is $30. Tickets can be purchased online at http www.cojewish.com/marthe.
Autographed copies of Marthe Cohn’s memoir, Behind Enemy Lines: The True Story of a French Jewish Spy in Nazi Germany (with Wendy Holden) will be on sale at both events.
About the Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities:
Since its opening in July 1976, the award winning Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities has grown to become one of the nation’s largest multidisciplinary arts centers, devoted to all aspects of the arts and generously supported in part by the City of Arvada, the Scientific & Cultural Facilities District (SCFD) and Colorado Creative Industries. For more information go to www.arvadacenter.org or call 720-898- 7200.
About Chabad of NW Metro Denver:
Chabad of NW Metro Denver is a Jewish outreach organization founded in 2003 to fill the need of Jewish family programming in North and West metro Denver. Outreach programs include adult education, synagogue services, hospital visitations, bereavement counseling and a wide range of programs for children and young families including summer day camp, Hebrew school and holiday programs. For more information go to www.thechabadhouse.com