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Shirim Klezmer Nutcracker, Atlanta, GA, Dec 13

Rialto Center for the Performing Arts at GA State University
(80 Forsyth Street, Atlanta, GA)
Saturday, December 13th 8pm
tickets $20, $30 and $45
available at the Rialto Center box office,
by phone at 404-651-4727
and on line at www.rialtocenter.org

Soulful virtuosic and and joy to listen to, Shirim is the ultimate
klezmer concert experience. Thr group's top selling klezmer/classical
recording, Klezmer Nutcracker, is the basis for the annual NPR special
"The Golden Dreydl." Shirim has performed internationally captivating
a diverse audience with it's rocking renditions of classic klezmer
music and ingenious arrangements of klezmerized Tchaikovsky, Brahms and
Mahler. The band evokes the seething fervor and estatic joy of the
Jewish minstrels who kept people dancing, crying and laughing in the
shtetls of Eastern Europe for hundreds of years.

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