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Tantshoyz (Yiddish Dance House), NYC, 29 Jan 2009

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 Deborah Strauss!

Thursday, January 29th, 2009
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 Deborah Strauss. Live music will be provided by some of New York's leading klezmer musicians, including Jeff Warschauer (guitar) and Jake Shulman-Ment (violin). Beginners welcome!

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

And save the date for these upcoming Tantshayzer at the JCC in Manhattan:
* Thursday, February 19th, 7PM - 10PM
* Thursday, April 23rd, 7PM - 10PM

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 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.

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