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Elaine Hoffman Watts and Susan Watts, Philadelphia, PA, 11 December 2011

Klezmer Concert: The Philadelphia Folklore Project presents award-winning drummer Elaine Hoffman Watts and her daughter, acclaimed vocalist and trumpeter Susan Lankin Watts in an evening of klezmer music devoted to saying good riddance to all the mishegas (Yiddish for "€œcraziness"€ or "€œinsanity"€) in our world today. Klezmer is the celebratory music of Eastern European Jews. "€œGoodnight Mishegas"€ is a line in the Hoffman family's Goodnight Waltz, composed close to a century ago, with words recently penned by Susan. The Folklore Project invites people to sing along at the concert and, in celebration of family and community traditions, to reflect on possibilities for turning our woes into joy. Visit www.folkloreproject.org for music and words!

Presenter: Philadelphia Folklore Project (PFP)
Date: December 11, 2011
Location: Calvary United Methodist Church, 801 S. 48th Street, Philadelphia
Time: 7:30 pm
Tickets: $20 general admission / $15 PFP members / $5 children under 12
Call 215.726.1106 or visit http://crossroadsconcerts.org/.

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