ISLE of KLEZBOS approaches tradition with irreverence and respect. Based in NYC, this soulful, fun-loving powerhouse all-women’s klezmer sextet has toured from Vienna to Vancouver since 1998. Band repertoire ranges from rambunctious to entrancing: neo-traditional folk dance, mystical melodies, Yiddish swing and retro tango, and genre-defying originals. Broadcast credits from CBS Sunday Morning to The “L” Word, CNN, PBS and NPR. more…
Wednesday, November 20, 5:45p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Eve Sicular, The Celluloid Closet of Yiddish Film
Joseph Slifka Center for Jewish Life at Yale University (80 Wall Street), Chapel (2nd floor), New Haven CT
Sponsored by the Yale Judaic Studies Program, the Yale Film Studies Program, and the Yiddish Book Center with support from the Jack & Ruthe B. Cowl Center for Jewish Culture.
Contact: Nathalie Levine at email@example.com.
Isle of Klezbos’ APAP show — a double bill concert with Metropolitan Klezmer — is in the new “Vox Hebraica” series at The Actor’s Temple in Midtown (the very synagogue once attended by Curly, Larry & Moe!). Friday, January 10 from 9PM til 10:30PM.
Isle of Klezbos has been chosen to perform at the Chamber Music America national showcase. Friday, January 17 from 3pm to 3:20pm, in the Majestic Ballroom, 5th floor of the Westin Hotel.
Yiddish cinema as you’ve never seen it, plus live reinterpretations of movie music from the vintage soundtracks! more
PHOTO CREDIT Angela Jimenez