Dance in Berkeley, CA with Steve Weintraub!
Tuesday, March 17 – Thursday, March 19, 7:30pm, Steve Weintraub, Magician of Jewish Dance, presents three workshops:
Tuesday, Raising the Roof: Jewish Stunts, Moves and Styles (Part 1). Dancing at a simkheh is not only a pleasure, it is also a
mitzveh and a gift to those celebrating. Learn to show off with the Bottle Dance, and be part of a Human Roulette Wheel and the Crushing Walls!
Wednesday, Make ‘Em Dance, for musicians and bands. Musicians will take turns dancing. Learn correct tempos and
feeling for each dance style. Improved playing guaranteed!
Thursday, Raising the Roof: Jewish Stunts, Moves and Style (Part 2). It’s Yiddish barn dancing! Including the Jewish square dance called the sher, and a variety of other fun and social dances with ballroom roots.… CONTINUE READING >
Temple Beth Israel, Waltham presents
As part of its 100th year celebrations
A CELEBRATION OF KLEZMER AND YIDDISH MUSIC AND DANCE
Concert/Dance Party and Music Workshops
Featuring the dynamic duo of Sruli Dresdner and Lisa Mayer
Joined by very special guest Yosl Kurland
Music, singing, dancing (with expert leading), high spirits, refreshments, fun for all!
Sunday, Dec. 14
Temple Beth Israel
25 Harvard Street, Waltham, MA 02453
2-5pm: Concert and Dance Party
$25, $20 TBI members, kids under 12 free
12-1pm: Simultaneous participatory workshops: Yiddish singing, instrumental klezmer music
$18, $15 TBI members, kids under 12 free
Combined workshop and concert/dance ticket: $40, $32 members
Workshops begin promptly at 12
Lunch provided to workshop participants at 1
Participants will play a tune with the band at the concert
For information and ticketing:
781-894-5146 Online ticket purchase :
http://www.eventbrite.com/e/klezmer-concert-and-dance-party-with-sruli-and-lisa-joined-by-yosl-kurland-tickets-14292945585?aff=es2&rank=1… CONTINUE READING >
Veretski Pass is joined by the perky Benjy Fox Rosen Trio , (Michael Winograd, Pat Farrell and Benjy), for a dance party extraordinaire at
Ashkenaz Music and Dance Community Center,
1317 San Pablo Ave
Berkeley, California 94702
Doors at 7:00 pm
Dance Lesson at 7:30 pm with Dave Rosenfeld
Show at 8:30 pm, $10
Thursday September 15, 7:00PM-10:00PM
Special Bessarabian Tantshoyz Yiddish Dance Party & Artist Interview
Featuring master clarinetist Isaac Sadigursky with Michael Alpert
Ukrainian East Village Restaurant
140 Second Ave. in Manhattan by St. Mark’s Place
Klezmer Dance Concert – “A Kum Shvits”!
Start Time: Saturday, July 30 at 8:00pm
End Time: Saturday, July 30 at 11:00pm
Folk Dance Center at Dancing Unlimited
4569 30th Street
San Diego, California
Tickets and information: 619-281-5656
Sunday, June 5 · 7:30pm – 9:30pm
House of Friendship/La Maison de ‘Amitie
120 Duluth East
Montreal QC. H2W1H1
Please join up for an evening of Yiddish dancing with instructor Avia Moore and live music by clarinetist Christian Dawid and friends. Suggested donation at the door, $7. (Photo credit Maxim Zaytsev)
Online Poster and website for AshkeNafard
March 11-12 2011
at Temple Sinai,
24 hours of music, dance and art featuring over 20 artists from around the world.
All events take place at
10400 Wilshire Blvd LA CA 90049
Time Sunday, February 13 · 7:00pm – 10:00pm
Location Cecil Sharp House
2 Regents Park Road, London NW1 7AY
The Hopkele Klezmer Keilidh phenomenon returns to London this winter. Old style Jewish ceilidh featuring circle, square and chain dances. No experience necessary.
Klezmer dance leading by Guy Schalom with live klezmer music from the Hopkele House Band lead by Ilana Cravitz.
Time Tuesday, February 8 · 6:00pm – 7:30pm
Location Congregation Ansche Chesed
251 West 100th Street
New York, NY
Alicia Svigals, Klezmer Violinist
A special Yiddish Dance party at Congregation Ansche Chesed, featuring master dance leader Steve Weintraub with live klezmer by Alicia Svigals’s Klezmer Fiddle Express! Presented by CTMD’s An-sky Institute for Jewish Culture, Congregation Ansche Chesed and Klezmer By Alicia Svigals. Beginners are welcome! Suggested contribution $5 per adult, $3 per child. With Christina Crowder, accordion; Brian Glassman, bass; and Aaron Alexander, drums.
Monday, October 25 · 7:00pm – 9:00pm
185 Van Horne Avenue
Shake your tuches to the sounds of Eastern-European Jewish music with dance-leader Avia Moore, Chrisitian Dawid clarinet, Alexis Basque trumpet, Rachel Lemisch trombone, Jason Rosenblatt piano, Thierry Arsenault poyk and other guests.
Venez vous dégourdir les semelles sous la maestria de la danseuse Avia Moore, avec un orchestre composé du clarinettiste Christian Dawid, du cornettiste Alexis Basque,de la tromboniste Rachel Lemisch et du pianiste Jason Rosenblatt, en compagnie d’autres musiciens invités!
Sunday 25 January 2009 at Cecil Sharp House, NW1 Doors open 7.15 for first
dance at 7.45pm
Beat those winter blues with this post-festive season dance event for the
Marking the third anniversary of Hopkele Productions, Klezmer Dance “Kaller”
Guy Schalom will lead East European Yiddish circle, square and chain dances,
including freylekhs, sher, hora and bulgar along with a few surprises!
Klez-fiddler Ilana Cravitz and the Hopkele House Band (Ros Hawley, Yair
Shleider, Paul Moylan) will put that extra spring in your step with the
Jewish party music known as Klezmer.
Tickets £12 or £10 advance/concs. Venue: Cecil Sharp House, 2 Regents Park
Road LONDON NW1 7AY (Camden Town / Chalk Farm Tubes)
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.
Out Of Darkness featuring Liz Lerman Dance Exchange and Special Guests Sayat Nova
Tickets on sale now www.telechage.com or 800-432-7250
$35 / $45 / $55
MARCH 22, 2008
Cutler Majestic Theater
219 Tremont Street, Boston
The world-renowned Liz Lerman company boasts a 30-year international history of
art-making, exploring the role of engaging the everyday individual in art-making
processes, and the function of dance as a memory device.
The internationally treasured Armenian music and dance troupe Sayat Nova has since
1986 performed around the world in an effort to express the pride and indomitable
spirit of the Armenian people, and foster friendship across communities worldwide.
“… frantic and triumphant, with wailing melodies and a frenzied, rolling drum
beat.” — Watertown Tab, 2006
In Out of Darkness the two groups perform together for the first time.… CONTINUE READING >
“Klezmer, Music with Soul” — Concert and Dance Party, May 27th
Co-sponsored by KlezCalifornia, The Red Hot Chachkas and Bruce Bierman (Yiddish
dance teacher) will be presenting their program, “Klezmer, Music with Soul” in Santa
Led by Julie Egger and comprised of multi-talented performers on violin, clarinet,
mandolin, accordion, bass, and drums, the group plays traditional Eastern European
dance tunes, ranging from frenzied to tranquil tantsn (dances), plus original compositions
and improvisions building on the klezmer tradition.
the Friedman Center brings master musicians and presents classical, jazz, folk and
klezmer music to the Jewish Community Center of Sonoma County.
The Friedman Center
4676 Mayette, Santa Rosa, CA 95405
May 27th, 2:00 – 4:00pm ~ Tickets: $15
The Rebbe’s Orkestra presents an evening of Klezmer, Mediterranean, East European
and Middle Eastern music for a concert and dance party at Winning Coffee in
Saturday, June 16th from 7:30pm to 9:30pm.
111 Harvard Dr. SE (south of Central Ave. near UNM),
Albuquerque, NM, 505-266-0000.
Admission is $5.00 at the door: 12 and under are free. http://www.isound.com/mp3s/rebbes_orkestra_klezmer_and_judaic_band
To learn all about the concert and the musicians, keep reading here…
3ème stage de DANSES YIDDISH
Organisé par les Amis de la Musique Juive www.amj.ch
Samedi 24 mars 2007 de 13h à 18h00
Dimanche 25 mars 2007 de 11h à 17h00
au Centre Musical du Grand Lancy — Geneva
63, Av. des Communes Réunies
(trams 13, 15 et 17, arrêt “Palettes”)
Venez découvrir et pratiquer quelques unes des danses traditionnelles juives
d’Europe de l’Est: Hora lente, freylekh, bulgar, sher, patsh tants, terkish,
Animation: Steven WEINTRAUB (USA)
Musique ‘live’ avec l’ensemble klezmer MENTSH (Paris)
Le samedi est dévolu aux ‘débutants’. Le dimanche est prévu pour les ‘avancés’ et
ceux qui souhaiteront approfondir ce qu’ils auront appris la veille !
Le dimanche se conclura à 17h30 par une démonstration publique (entrée libre).
Coût par journée (samedi ou dimanche): 50 Frs /personne & 70 Frs /couple,
membres AMJ, AVS, chômeurs, étudiants, etc.: 40 & 60 Frs).… CONTINUE READING >
SUNDAY, February 25, 2007
SHIR LA MA’ALOTE: Elevating the World Through Music and Dance
A concert for women only to benefit Professional Women’s Theater,
an organization which seeks to promote all-female performance opportunities,
featuring known and rising stars in the Jewish women’s performing world!
Singer-songwriters, dancers, vocalists….
Chanale! ~ Debra Landau ~ Rachel Kohl Finegold ~ Emilia Cataldo ~ Gabrielle Orcha ~
The Light Peddler’s Band ~ Rena Needle ~ Tziporah Miriam Halperin…And MORE!
Show I: 4:00 pm
Show II: 7:30 pm
Reception & CD Fair: 6:15 – 7:15 pm
Yeshiva University’s Schottenstein Cultural Center
239 East 34th St. between 2nd & 3rd Aves. NY, NY 10016
$30 in advance, $36 at door / $15 students / all proceeds considered charity
For further information, please contact email@example.com or 646-234-1542.… CONTINUE READING >
< 2 hour Yiddish dance workshop at the University of Chicago Folk Festival on Sunday 4 March
from 2 to 4 pm. Accompanying the class will be the wonderful Verestski
Pass (Cookie Segelstein, Josh Horowitz, and Stu Brotman) who will also
be appearing in concert Saturday and Sunday nights, and giving a free
klezmer music workshop earlier on Sunday. http://www.uofcfolk.org/New/home.html
Free! Come dance the hora with dance leader Steve Weintraub and
Alicia’s klezmer party band!
Sunday, January 28, 12 to 5 p.m.
Big hora at 2 p.m! Come dance with us, and check out the band for
your wedding or bat/bar mitzvah. Before and after the big hora,
we’ll be playing for and teaching klezmer and Israeli folkdancing in
a more intimate setting. Its free, and its part of the Celebrate!
Party Showcase featuring hundreds of party vendors.
Thursday, September 14
8:00PM – 10:30PM
At the JCC in Manhattan, 334 Amsterdam @ 76th St.
Cost is $10.
For tickets call 646-505-5708 or jccarts.org
The Center for Traditional Music and Dance and the Jewish Community Center in Manhattan present a Tantshoyz (Dance House). Lace up your dancing shoes for an evening of traditional Ashkenazic dancing led by master dance leader Walter Zev Feldman. Live klezmer music will be provided by some of New York’s hottest young musicians-Jake Shulman-Ment (violin), Michael Winograd (clarinet), Pete Rushefsky (tsimbl) and Nick Cudahy (bass). Part of the New York Jewish Music & Heritage Festival and Sidney Krum Conference.
Whether you’re in London or Leeds you can dance the summer night away to
live klezmer music– Leeds Hopkele
When? Wednesday 12 July. Doors open 7.15pm
What? Yiddish barn dance with Steven Weintraub calling
Where? Marjorie and Arnold Ziff Community Centre, 311 Stonegate Road, Leeds
LS17 8AZ (no. 71 bus)
Tickets? £9/£7 concs. Call Tracy Bickler on 0113 218 5824 or firstname.lastname@example.org
THE WORKMEN’S CIRCLE PRESENTS A CONCERT AND YIDDISH DANCE PARTY WITH THE
Saturday, February 11, 8:00 pm
Doors open at 7:30
At the Workmen’s Circle, 1762 Beacon Street, Brookline
TICKETS: WC Members: $12 in advance, $15 at the door. Non-members: $15 in
advance, $18 at the door.
For more information contact the Workmen’s Circle at
617-566-6281 or email@example.com
Machaya, Rockville, MD, May 22
An exciting evening of dance and music as the Machaya Klezmer Band entertains with the beauty of Klezmer music. Dance instructor Jay McCrensky will teach basic and advanced simcha dancing, couple dancing, Hassidic dancing, shers,jocs, and terkishes.
Sunday, May 22 7 – 9 pm, $8 mem./$10 general public/$5 children under 12 years. Reservations not necessary.
Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington
6125 Montrose Rd.
Rockville, MD 20852.
Thursday May 13th @ 8PM
Satalla on 37 West 26th Street (b/t 6th Ave. & B’way)
$12 at the door (no minimum cover) Yoel Ben-Simhon and The Sultana Ensemble CD Release Party !!! A night full of music and dance!!! Yoel’s music is greatly inspired by childhood memories from the Moroccan Synagogue in Israel and incorporates some traditional hymns. He sings in Hebrew and Arabic.
The music of Kurt Weill will be performed by 5 very talented singers, and staged/choreographed by Steve Weintraub in the Chicago area. The show opens on Friday, March 19, and runs Fridays & Saturdays at 8 and Sundays at 7 thru April 25. The location is the historic No Exit Cafe at 6970 N. Glenwood Ave, in Rogers Park. Free parking available at the Trilogy lot at Estes and Glenwood.
Tickets are $12, food and drink will be available (seating is at tables). Call 773-743-3355 for info or reservations. More…
The San Francisco-based choreographer, Julia Adam, has created a ballet entitled “Ketubah” for the Houston Ballet which will have its world premiere tonight, February 26th at the Wortham Center in Houston. For more info…