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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
Nov 30
WED
One Brookfield Plaza Metropolitan Klezmer in New York City

Last Wednesdays Series
All ages welcome.
Address: One New York Plaza 1 FDR Drive, New York, NY 10004
Time: 12:30pm-1:30pm, free & open to the public!

Last Wednesdays is a monthly salon at One New York Plaza, presented by Arts Brookfield! We play a lunchtime set in a full day's celebration holiday season with carolers, klezmer music, and more. Free & open to the public.

Dec 15
THUR
Zuccotti Park Metropolitan Klezmer in New York City

Holiday Sounds
All ages welcome.
Address: Zuccotti Park outdoor stage, Broadway at Liberty Street, York, NY 10004
Time: 12:30pm-1:15pm, free & open to the public!
Inclement weather location in adjacent lobby: One Liberty Plaza, Broadway & Liberty Street, New York, NY 10006


Celebrate the holiday season with Metropolitan Klezmer quartet special in Zuccotti Park

December 25 Cornelia Street Cafe Metropolitan Klezmer in New York City
Santa Klez returns to Cornelia Street Cafe
Time: Sets at 3pm & 5pm
Address: Cornelia Street Cafe, 29 Cornelia St, New York, NY 10014
Age restrictions: All Ages.
Our 4th annual Santa Klez tradition continues! Eat, drink & hear klezmer for Xmas. Quintet special returns this culinary & cultural landmark in NYC's West Village, as the live music holiday alternative to Chinese food and a movie. Music cover $20 + food /drink minimum downstairs... or enjoy a feast upstairs for package deal with band performance on the cabaret stage.
Reservations: 212-989-9319

December 31 New Year's Eve Millbrook Metropolitan Klezmer
Time: 4pm til 8pm
Address: Millbrook, New York 12545
Age restrictions: All Ages.
FREE and open to the public!
April 22, 2017 The Emelin Theatre Metropolitan Klezmer
Metropolitan Klezmer in concert
Time: to be announced
Address: The Emelin Theatre, 153 Library Lane, Mamaroneck NY 10543 –within walking distance of Mamaroneck MetroNorth train station and many restaurants nearby on Mamaroneck Avenue.
Age restrictions: All Ages.
Metropolitan Klezmer returns with full octet to The Emelin, a charming theater in Lower Westchester. Discount $15 tickets available with student ID. This is the same stage where the band recorded our album "Mazel Means Good Luck."

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