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Tantshoyz - Yiddish Dance Party & Workshop, NYC, Sunday, Nov 16, 2008

The Center for Traditional Music and Dance, the JCC in Manhattan and the Workmen's Circle present …

Tantshoyz (Yiddish Dance House)-Dance Party/Workshop at the Manhattan JCC with master dance leader Zev Feldman!

Sunday, November 16th, 2008
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
JCC in Manhattan, 334 Amsterdam @ 76th St.

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 East European Jewish dancing led by master dance leader Zev Feldman. Live music will be provided by some of New York's leading klezmer musicians: Jake Shulman-Ment (violin) and Pete Rushefsky (tsimbl / hammered dulcimer). Beginners welcome!

Admission: $10 ($8 for JCC and Workmen's Circle Members). Pay at the door. Questions call Pete at 917-326-9659

A Yiddish Dance master class program will be happening at the 92 St. Y featuring Zev Feldman. The first meeting will be on Sunday, October 26 from 2PM- 5PM. For more information and to register go to the 92 St. Y website. Admission is $25.

Additionally a new international group, the Yiddish Dance Action Network has formed to help research and promote Yiddish Dance around the world. For more information contact Pete Rushefsky at 917-326-9659.

Also… if you have old family videos with footage of Yiddish Dance we'd love to know about it!

Support for the Yiddish Dance Project was provided to the Center for Traditional Music & Dance by the Forward Association, the Atran Foundation, the Keller-Shatanoff Foundation, the New York State Council on the Arts Folk Arts Program, a State agency, and public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs.

Peter Rushefsky, Executive Director Center for Traditional Music and Dance

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