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March 31, 2017

Ethiopian-Israeli Shabbat Dinner with Aveva, Boston, MA, 31 Mar 2017

Ethiopian-Israeli Shabbat Dinner with Aveva

Fri, Mar 31, 2017, 6:30pm
Fenway Community Center, Boston
1282 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02215

A rising star in the Israeli music scene, Aveva will share her story – from her family’s journey from Ethiopia, to her musical adventures across Israel and Europe, including performing with Idan Raichel and competing on Israel’s The Voice. All while we enjoy that magic that happens when Ethiopian and Israeli chefs cook together to create an African-inspired Shabbat dinner.

TICKETS/more info available online:
FREE

A presentation by the Jewish Arts Collaborative

Odessa/Havana, Victoria, BC, Canada, 31 Mar 2017

David Buchbinder's Odessa/Havana

Friday March 31 2017, 8 pm
The Victoria Jazz Society
Dave Dunnet Community Theatre
Oak Bay High School 2121 Cadboro Bay Rd
Victoria BC

Tix/more info

Sklamberg & the Shepherds, Bangor, UK, 31 Mar 2017

Shepherd and the SklambergsSklamberg & the Shepherds

Fri, 31 Mar, 2017
Pontio,
Bangor University,
Deiniol Road,
Bangor, LL57 2TQ, UK

Tix/More info: www.pontio.co.uk/

Three renowned performers of Eastern European Jewish music come together in this exceptional new trio: Lorin Sklamberg, co-founder of the legendary Klezmatics; uniquely innovative clarinetist Merlin Shepherd, and the remarkable vocalist/pianist Polina Shepherd, originally from Siberia.
Each performer represents a different nation, yet their backgrounds are closely related, their ancestors emigrating from the Ukraine to find a better world elsewhere. This fresh collaboration blends traditional and contemporary Yiddish and Russian song with klezmer styles and Southern Mediterranean music. Influenced by several cultures and maintaining individual styles, the trio plays original and traditional material with freedom and spontaneity. With mournful solo clarinet, bouncy village songs, and some fiery vocals, their performance takes us on a breathtaking musical journey that is full of spirited joy and deep emotion.