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September 1-2,2012
Week 35 of Year 2012

Café Noah

Saturday, September 1, 2012
8:30pm– 9:00pm

A compelling documentary about Jewish-Arabic musicians who emigrated to Israel in 1948 to find that their music was not valued in their new homeland.

Event run: September 1, 2012

When Our Bubbas and Zeydas Were Young: Di Schaechter Techter on Stage

Saturday, September 1, 2012
10:00pm–11:00pm

Attracting a new generation to Yiddish song, the dynamic Schaechter Sisters bring to life the youth of their grandparents in Eastern Europe. Directed by Josh Waletzky.

Event run: September 1, 2012

Parade Crafts with Shadowland Theatre

Sunday, September 2, 2012
12:00pm– 6:00pm

Help create the festival's largest work of art! Assisted by Shadowland Theatre, kids can create their own costumes and props for the Ashkenaz Parade.

Event run: September 2–3,2012

Guy Mendilow Ensemble - Sailors, Sirens & Kings: A Children's Adventure in Song

Sunday, September 2, 2012
1:00pm– 2:00pm

An exhilarating interactive adventure for children through Ladino songs, stories and games. Led by the Guy Mendilow Ensemble.

Event run: September 2, 2012

The Great Dolgini

Sunday, September 2, 2012
2:00pm– 3:00pm

Mystery, illusion and laughs abound as The Great Dolgini (aka. Socalled) demonstrates his sleight of hand with a daring display of magic, mischief and misdirection.

Event run: September 2, 2012

Sharon and Bram

Sunday, September 2, 2012
3:00pm– 4:00pm

Legendary Canadian family entertainers mix Yiddishkeit with iconic favourites such as "One Elephant" and "Skinnamarink."

Event run: September 2, 2012

Jewish Jug Band Featuring Joshua Skye Engel

Sunday, September 2, 2012
4:00pm– 4:45pm

Families and kids of all ages join in with Joshua Skye Engel in the return of one of the festival's most popular family programmes.

Event run: September 2–3,2012

Storytelling with Dan Yashinsky

Sunday, September 2, 2012
4:00pm– 4:45pm

In a tribute to the late children's writer and illustrator Maurice Sendak, Ashkenaz presents a two-part series with Toronto storyteller Dan Yashinsky.

Event run: September 2–3,2012

Todie and the Miser

Sunday, September 2, 2012
5:00pm– 6:00pm

Join shrewd Todie in Lorie Wolf's new children's play as he teaches Lyzer the Miser a lesson about generosity that he'll never forget!

Event run: September 2, 2012

Eatala: A Life in Klezmer

Sunday, September 2, 2012
7:00pm– 8:00pm

A loving portrait of drummer Elaine Hoffman Watts and her incredible family legacy featuring performances and interviews.

Event run: September 2, 2012

Yiddish Writers Monologues: Yosl Birshteyn

Sunday, September 2, 2012
8:30pm– 9:30pm

An in-depth look at the life and work of Yiddish and Hebrew literary master Yosl Birshteyn. Directed by Forverts editor-in-chief, Boris Sandler.

Event run: September 2, 2012

The Other Europeans: The Broken Sound

Sunday, September 2, 2012
10:00pm–12:15am

An extraordinarily candid behind-the-scenes look at The Other Europeans and their exploration of music and cultural identity.

Event run: September 2, 2012

There's always something happening at Harbourfront Centre!

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