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  • Holiday Klezmer concerts

    November 24, 2014 | 12:15 pm

    The kindling of the lights can wait and the dreidel can remain unspun for a couple of hours. The 2014 Chanukah season signals the arrival of klezmer in the Los Angeles area, with bands both local and East Coast-based planning holiday concerts. 

    In fact, devotees of the Eastern...

  • Onboard klezmer music for delayed passengers

    May 18, 2012 | 12:43 pm

    Air Canada passengers stuck aboard a delayed flight on Wednesday were treated to an impromptu onboard klezmer concert.

    The mini-concert by Lemon Bucket Orkestra, Toronto’s self-billed “only Balkan-Klezmer-Gypsy-Party-Punk-Super-Band,” was on a flight from Toronto to Frankfurt,...

  • Whose Culture Is It?

    By Tom Teicholz

    January 20, 2005 | 7:00 pm


    Does it bother you when a white man sings the blues? Is jazz exclusively an African American art form?

    When Eminem (who is white) is the most popular rapper, Tiger Woods (who is part African American and part Asian) is the greatest golfer and Serena and Venus Williams (African...

  • Virtual Shabbat

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    July 29, 1999 | 8:00 pm

    Within minutes of my opening the National Jewish Outreach Program (NJOP) Virtual Shabbat CD-ROM, people gathered around my desk. Klezmer music was coming from my computer, and kitchen cabinets, appliances and refrigerators were all dancing on my screen.

    After an introduction by Rabbi...