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Klezmerque, Albuquerque, NM, Feb 20-22

A Southwestern celebration of Klezmer music and dance into
the 21st century: featuring a weekend of concerts, dance
parties, classes and lectures on the music and dance of the
Eastern European Jewish People. February 20th through
February 22nd, 2004.
This year's featured performer: Margot Leverett, world-
renown virtuoso Klezmer clarinetist and saxophonist.
Presented by Congregation Nahalat Shalom (Inheritance of
Peace congregation) in Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA.

Saturday, February 21st Events:
10am-11:30am: Yiddish dance class and video presentation
with Rikud dancers($18).

11:45am-12:15pm:Klezmer music class w/ Margot Leverett($18).

12:30pm -1:30pm: Saturday afternoon lunch and lecture
presented by Albuquerque Academy teachers Stuart Lipkowitz
and Danny Packer. A powerpoint presentation of the culture
of East European Jews--life, family, work, community,
immigration, etc.($5-10 donation).

2:00-3:30pm: Music class - Margot ($18) or dance class -
Rikud ($18) choose one.

7:00pm: Dance party with Margot Leverett accompanied by
the 18-plus piece intergenerational Nahalat Shalom
Community Klezmer band and Saturdays students.Dances lead
by Rikud and student dancers. ($10 - free for Saturday

All events held at: Nahalat Shalom, 3606 Rio Grande Blvd.
NW (between Candelaria & Griegos), ABQ, NM
Mailing Address: PO Box 40723, Albuquerque, NM 87196-0723
Phone: (505) 343-8227, WEB: www.nahalatshalom.org
Event coordinator: Beth Cohen, E-mail:
cohenedmunds@netzero.net, Phone: (505) 243-6276

Event price: $60 for 2 parties, lunch/presentation and 4
classes payed before Friday evening Feb 20th.
Individual classes and events can be payed for at time of
Discounts for students, seniors, and fixed/low income
please inquire.
Lodging: Hotels and B&B's within 1/2 to 2miles - call/e-
mail coordinator for info.
Close to Historic Old Town, museums and Rio Grande Nature
Center and trails.
Ski areas: Sandia Peak (40 mins. from ABQ), Santa Fe (1.5
hours), Taos, Angelfire & Red River (2.5-3.5 hours)

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