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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

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

Metropolitan Klezmer  

Date Venue City
Apr 22
SAT
The Emelin Theatre Metropolitan Klezmer

Metropolitan Klezmer – full octet in concert
Time: 8pm
Address: 153 Library Lane, Mamaroneck, NY 10543 – walking distance of Mamaroneck MetroNorth train station and many restaurants nearby on Mamaroneck Avenue.
Metropolitan Klezmer returns with our eight-piece band to The Emelin, a charming theater in Lower Westchester. (This is the same stage where the band recorded our album "Mazel Means Good Luck.")
All ages welcome.
Tickets are $35/$27; discount $15 tickets available with student ID.

May 14
SUN
City Winery NYC Metropolitan Klezmer
Time: 11am-2pm
Address: 155 Varick Street (at Vandam), New York, NY 10013
All ages welcome.
Celebrate Mother’s Day with Metropolitan Klezmer at City Winery Brunch, our NYC tradition! Menu & bar open 10am; band performs 11am-2pm. Buffet & drink specials. Wonderful, fully-accessible venue; fine wines & sight-lines. Questions & reservations? 212-608-0555. Tickets & info.
Jun 11
SUN
The Towne Crier Beacon NY Metropolitan Klezmer
Time: 7:30 pm
Address: 379 Main Street, Beacon, NY, 12508
Metropolitan Klezmer returns to The Towne Crier, Dutchess County’s premiere stage for live music and fine dining. Reservations & info: 845-855-1300
Tickets & info: Tickets $20 (discounts for members & kids).

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