Walt Mahovlich+Steven Greenman
The Lily Pad
1353 Cambridge St.,
Cambridge, MA (Inman Square)
August 4, 7pm, $10
Please welcome Walt Mahovlich (clarinet), frequently here in the Boston area and a
regular at Balkan Night. Steven Greenman (violin) was featured at the Lowell folk
festival last year with his band, Stempenyu’s Dream. Together, they are on fire.
They also comprise two fifths of the great Cleveland Eastern European music band,
Harmonia; and are original members of the international Klezmer band, Budowitz.
Having them appear and perform together is a Boston-area first. Let’s make them feel
welcome. And do come to enjoy some amazing music.
PHARAOHS DAUGHTER, JULY 27, HOWARD FISHMAN AUGUST 3
Summer On the Hudson, one of New York City s largest free summer festivals,
continues its eighth season with a summer of unique contemporary music events at
Riverside Park South. Summer On The Hudson is an Annual Arts and Cultural Festival
in Riverside Park South Presented by The New York City Department Of Parks &
Contact Information for all events: Telephone 311, or (212) 408-0219, or visit
www.nyc.gov/parks/soh, or www.riversideparkfund.org
Date: Sundays, July 13 to August 24
Event: Acoustic Sundays
Time: 7:00pm 9:00pm
Location: Pier I, Riverside Park South, Manhattan.
Description: Enjoy spectacular sunsets over the Hudson as you listen to some of New
York s best jazz, R&B, and world music. Sponsored by Riverside South Properties.…
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Visit the Israeli Musicological Society new website. It also has the online journal Min-Ad which has many interesting articles. The archives of the journal is also available online.
Need an Early prep for HH? David Baltuch has made a demo Kol Nidre and more available on YouTube. Take a listen.
Imagine – a week long, all day and all night, music and dance with
master musicians and dancers in a magical red wood forest:
August 17 – 24, 2008
Middle Eastern Music and Dance Retreat
Omar Faruk Tekbilek
and many more world music artists of Middle Eastern music and dance.
Location: Mendocino, CA
Registration and more information: http://www.middleeastcamp.com/
An article in the Forward about Faith Steinsnyder and her impact on the American cantorate on the July 9th worth viewing.
Alicia Svigals’ Klezmer Fiddle Express at River to River Festival
Alicia’s band, with pianist Marilyn Lerner, bassist Brian Glassman
and drummer Grant Smith, closes out the Emma Lazarus Birthday
Celebration, a Yiddish/klezmer concert presented by the Workmen’s
Circle/Arbeter-Ring as part of Yiddishfest 2008. Also on the
bill: Pharaoh’s Daughter and the Three Yiddish Divas.
Date: July 16, 2008
Location: Battery Park
Click here for more info
Leon Blank, known in Yiddish circles for teaching dance and music, died this past week. His funeral is in Stockholm.
Here is a video from the Ashkenaz festival 2006 in Harbourfront Centre in Toronto showing Leon leading dance.
Video courtesy Leon Balaban.
Join Shaloh House at an exciting concert by “Oneg Shemesh”
of the famous Moshav Band of Israel.
CONCERT TO WELCOME
Tuesday, July 8th at 4:00 p.m.
Shaloh House Auditorium
29 Chestnut Hill Ave. (2nd floor )
Brighton, MA 02135
Join us in warmly welcoming these
children to Shaloh House’s summer camp.
Interact with them, and let them experience first-hand our
Ahavat Yisrael for these brave children.
You’ll be glad you came.
For more information, please call 617-787-2200
June 16, 2008
New York, NY 7:30pm at JCC 334 Amsterdam Avenue
$5 – Drisha Artist Fellows: dancers, filmmakers, poets, musicians, visual artist who have been the recipient of an Arts Fellowship in the last year are presenting their new works. For more info: email@example.com and www.drisha.org
Klezperanto’s back in Boston in an exciting double bill with The Wiyos
SUNDAY JULY 20 at 7:30 p.m. at the STUART STREET PLAYHOUSE, corner of Charles and Stuart Streets in the heart of Boston’s theater district, www.stuartstreetplayhouse.com with very special guests, THE WIYOS, “Vaudevillian Ragtime-Blues and Hillbilly Swing”
You can read all about them at truthfacerecordings.com/wiyos where you can see pictures, check out their tour schedule and press stuff, and hear samples, but it’s even BETTER to see this amazing ensemble LIVE!
Price: $15.00 in advance, $20.00 day of concert
To purchase tickets online visit Tele-Charge Online
To purchase tickets by phone call 800-447-7400*
*Service fees may apply
To purchase tickets in person visit the Stuart Street Playhouse Box Office 200 Stuart Street (in the Radisson Hotel Boston).…
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1. Maabada (The Lab) in Jerusalem. Thursday night July 3. Doors
open at 9pm
Tickets: 02-6292000 or 1-700-700-920
2. Matnas Karnei Shomron. Sunday night July 6. Tickets available at the
door. Doors open at 8:30pm
For info: 052-6162430
Concert klezmer pour les 10 ans de l’Atelier Romand de Langues Bibliques
Samedi 5 juillet 2008 – 20h30 Cret-Berard (Puidoux, VD, CH)
Un large repertoire de musique klezmer, yiddish et sefarades, avec des
chants dont certains peuvent etre repris en chour.
Le groupe HOTEGEZUGT (”cause toujours” en yiddish) se forme et se deforme
depuis 1996 grace — des musiciens qui se passionnent pour les diverses
musiques juives. Il perpetue la tradition sans la figer et metisse le
klezmer avec les musiques d’aujourd’hui.
Entre : 20.- (etudiants, chomeurs, AVS : 10.-)
Informations et reservations: tl. 0041 21 946 03 60 ou firstname.lastname@example.org
Acces en voiture: par Puidoux-Village (sortie d’autoroute no 13: Chexbres)
En train: Gare de Puidoux-Chexbres. Cret-Berard vient vous chercher sur
Israel at 30, –thirty years ago a broadcast with Barbara Streisand and Golda Meir from a program called “The Stars Salute Israel at 30.” Barbara sings Hatikvah in the way only Babs can do,– strings swells and all. It appears to be Zubin Mehta conducting.
Sunday July 13
at the Center for Jewish History
15 W 16th Street, NYC
12:30pm–6:00pm classes, workshops.
7:00pm-8:30pm dance party
The workshops feature classes on Yiddish dance, culture, women’s songs, radio, community, papercutting, visual arts and more.
For reservations, Call: phone: (212) 532-8202
or Email: email@example.com
Jewish Music Institute
Time and PlaceDate:
Wednesday, August 13, 2008
7:30pm – 10:45pm
West London Synagogue
33 Seymour Place
London, United Kingdom
Rona Kenan Workshop
“An intimate session of music and talk.”
This event is planned to start at 6:00 pm on Jul 8, 2008 at SOAS.
an Israeli Singer/Songwriter on Tuesday 8th July (6 – 9pm) in a workshop all about her songs and the Israeli music scene. Plus there will be a jam afterwards so bring your instruments. Singer Songwriters all welcome!
Room G3, SOAS, Thornhaugh Street, London WC1H 0XG