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Pomegranates & Figs - A Feast of Jewish Music, Berkeley, CA, 20 Dec 2008

Happy Hanukah!
Pomegranates & Figs: A Feast of Jewish Music

  • Teslim with Kaila Flexer & Gari Hegedus

  • Klezmer Band, the Gonifs

  • Kitka Women's Vocal Ensemble
  • Sat., Dec 20, 8pm
    Zellerbach Hall (UC Berkeley Campus)
    Tickets start at $20

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Celebrating the rich diversity of Jewish music, Pomegranates & Figs showcases the infectious exuberance of klezmer, Yiddish folk song, and the soulful traditions of Sephardic music. From the creators of Klezmer Mania!, this triple bill features the driving, danceable rhythms of klezmer band The Gonifs; the glorious harmonies of Kitka Women's Vocal Ensemble; and the Bay Area string duo Teslim, featuring violinist Kaila Flexer and multi-instrumentalist Gari Hegedus—with special guests violinists Julian Smedley, Shira Kammen, and Leah Wollenberg, harpist Liza Wallace, and percussionist Faisal Zedan.

Sightlines: 7 pm—Pre-performance talk with Francesco Spagnolo of The Judah L. Magnes Museum

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