Metropolitan Klezmer


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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.

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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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Upcoming Metropolitan Klezmer Shows

Date Venue
Sunday, May 6, 2018 Long Beach Arts Council

Long Beach Public Library
Address: 111 West Park Avenue, Long Beach, NY 11561

» Free Event Tkts & info
Band plays from 2PM til 3:30PM

Sunday, May 13, 2018 City Winery NYC

Tenth Annual Mother's Day Klezmer Brunch
Address: 155 Varick Street, NYC

All-inclusive ticket includes Brunch Buffet & Live Music 11am–2pm; seatings from 10am, reservations strongly encouraged.
Discount for kids!

Tickets $28 general; $18 kids price.

Mother's Day Brunch general admission (includes brunch buffet) $28:

Kids Ticket (includes brunch buffet) $18:

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