GOLDEN MOLTEN STREAM: A Celebration of Contemporary Hebrew Poetry & Song

GOLDEN MOLTEN STREAM: A Celebration of Contemporary Hebrew Poetry & Song
Thursday, March 28, 2013
Time: 7:30pm
Book launch for Mystical Vertigo by Aubrey L. Glazer with performances by Jaffa Road, Cantor Aaron Bensoussan & Ernie Tollar, Aviva Chernick, Aaron Lightstone, Waleed Abdulhamid, jeff Wilson and Sundaar Viswantathan.

Featuring a closing set from JAFFA ROAD who have put these lively poems to music on their two Juno-nominated albums.

Top Canadian artists and musicians come together to celebrate today’s flourishing cutting-edge poetry scene in Israel which Rabbi, artist and translator, AUBREY GLAZER brings to light in his latest book, Mystical Vertigo: Kabbalistic Hebrew Poetry Dancing Over the Divide of Jewish Thinking.

In a performance-reading Toronto native and New York-based Glazer shares his lyrical translations alongside the original Hebrew poems, taking on topics ranging from magic and mysticism to doubt and death; and accompanied by leading world music performers: AVIVA CHERNICK, AARON LIGHTSTONE, WALEED ABDULHAMID, JEFF WILSON and SUNDAAR VISWANATHAN with guests CANTOR AARON BENSOUSSAN and ERNIE TOLLAR.

Thursday, March 28, 2013
Doors 7:30 PM | Show 8 – 9:30 PM | $10 cover
The Rivoli, 334 Queen Street West
Featuring a post-show reception & book-signing with Passover-friendly sweets & drink specials
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