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  • Calendar December 7-13

    By Laura Donney

    December 5, 2013 | 10:01 am

    SAT | DEC 7


    The old country just got a little newer. Taking traditional sounds and themes and infusing them with some modern funk, the Grammy-winning band brings rhythm and timeless spirit to its audiences. With 25 years of experience and a growing fan base, the...

  • Oh, Klezmer! Oh, Klezmer!

    November 26, 2013 | 4:24 pm

    There are assorted good reasons to program a klezmer night around Chanukah, and brisk ticket sales is only one of them.

    “Klezmer is a hugely important part of the Jewish language and culture,” said Dale Franzen, director of the Broad Stage in Santa Monica, in assessing the...

  • Klezmer Music’s Revival Still Going —  25 Years On

    By Tom Teicholz

    December 7, 2011 | 12:18 pm

    On Dec. 19, as part of their 25th anniversary tour, the Klezmatics will perform at Walt Disney Concert Hall for a Chanukah concert featuring both their well-known and new repertoire. On the program are songs by the legendary folksinger Woody Guthrie — or, as he’s known in klezmer...