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music in yiddish cinema

One of Metropolitan Klezmer’s specialties is the fascinating range of music found in vintage Yiddish film soundtracks, from tango to tragic lullaby to tenement wedding dance.  The band performs both little-known folkloric gems and tunes which show interchange between Yiddish and mainstream popular cultures. read more

j. edgar klezmer

J. EDGAR KLEZMER: Songs from My Grandmother’s FBI Files — musical documentary theater adventure, by grandchild and bandleader Eve Sicular.
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yiddish celluloid closet

An exploration of lesbian and gay subtext in Yiddish cinema during its heyday, from the 1920’s to the outbreak of World War II, reveals distinctly Jewish concerns of the time intertwined with a striking array of allusions to this highly-charged subject.
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Metropolitan Klezmer

Metropolitan Klezmer shows

Date Venue City
May 11
City Winery Mom’s Day Brunch Metropolitan Klezmer in New York City
Mother’s Day special!
Time: 11:00am.
Admission: $10 (kids under 13 enter free).
Age restrictions: All Ages.
Box office: 212-608-0555.
Address: 155 Varick Street.
Venue phone: 212-608-0555.
Metropolitan Klezmer returns to City Winery NYC for Mother’s Day Klezmer Brunch! Menu & drink specials, reservations suggested. Kids under 13 enter free. Full band, beautiful venue. Seatings from 10AM on; live music from 11AM-2PM. Easy free Sunday street parking & good transit access. We return to City Winery for this wonderful new tradition. Buy tickets
June 8
The Museum at Eldridge Street Metropolitan Klezmer in New York City
Block Party!
Time: 12:00pm.
Admission: Block Party.
Age restrictions: All Ages.
Box office: 212-219-0302 FREE.
Address: 12 Eldridge Street.
Venue phone: 212-219-0302.
Metropolitan Klezmer returns to play Egg Rolls & Egg Creams Festival: The Museum at Eldridge Street’s annual block party, taking place every June, is a joyous cross-cultural celebration paying homage to the Jewish and Chinese communities of our neighborhood. Enjoy FREE music, food, folk art demos and crafts, including two Metropolitan Klezmer sextet sets & our opening parade/processional! Plus Chinese opera, Yiddish and Chinese lessons, mah jongg, scribal arts and more. Buy tickets

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