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What’s On Calendar
September 3–9, 2012

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Pete Sokolow - The Last of the Old Guys

Monday, September 3, 2012
1:00pm – 2:00pm

Legendary klezmer/jazz pianist Pete Sokolow presents a musically-illustrated discussion of his six-decade career in NY's Jewish music scene.

Fern Lindzon Quartet - Buster Keaton's Sherlock Jr.

Monday, September 3, 2012
2:30pm – 3:30pm

This live musical score by Fern Lindzon weaves klezmer themes into a delightful new accompaniment to a Buster Keaton silent film classic.

Michael Wex - Heartburn as History: Traditional Ashkenazi Food

Monday, September 3, 2012
3:00pm – 4:00pm

Award-winning author, Yiddish raconteur and Ashkenaz fave Michael Wex returns to the festival with a sneak preview of his latest book about Jewish food.

David Buchbinder - Diasporic Genius: Transforming the City through Creative Power

Monday, September 3, 2012
3:00pm – 4:00pm

Ashkenaz Festival co-founder presents the vision behind his latest venture, Diasporic Genius, a non-profit organization engaged in intercultural artistic creation and community-building.

Sholem Aleichem: The Ger Mandolin Orchestra

Monday, September 3, 2012
5:00pm – 6:00pm

Inspired by a dusty photograph, the Ger Mandolin Orchestra is recreated by 11 of the world’s finest mandolinists. Exclusive sneak preview.

Nicole Borger - Jewish Music and Culture in Brazil

Monday, September 3, 2012
6:00pm – 7:00pm

Cultural organizer and singer-songwriter Nicole Borger discusses the Brazilian Jewish community and its cultural life over five centuries.

The Story of Lover's Rock

Wednesday, September 5, 2012
9:00pm

Directed by award-winning director/producer Menelik Shabazz, The Story Of Lover’s Rock combines comedy, live performance, interviews and archival footage to shed light on the music and the generation that embraced it.

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