The passionate Israeli singer reinvigorates the Judeo-Spanish style, combining Ladino with Andalusia and mixing in flamenco and the sounds of the Middle East. Born in Jerusalem to the leading academic on Judeo-Spanish culture, Levy brings her 500-year-old musical journey to Los Angeles as part of her month-long U.S. tour. The Journal and the Consulate General of Israel in Los Angeles co-sponsor. Sat. 8 p.m. $25-$45. Luckman Fine Arts Complex, 5151 State University Drive, Los Angeles. (323) 343-6600. luckmanarts.org
When singer Yasmin Levy was 8, she helped destroy hundreds of tapes her late father had recorded of songs in Ladino, the ancient language of Spanish Jewry.