21 January 2007

Los Angeles event: Films and music with Yale Strom

The Jewish Genealogical Society of Los Angeles is planning "Sunshine and Shadow: Stories and Songs of Shtetl Life" - a day with klezmer musician and acclaimed filmmaker Yale Strom on January 28th.

The program offers a lecture and brunch along with two films, "The Last Klezmer" at 11 a.m. and “Carpati: 50 Miles, 50 Years” at 2.15 p.m.. There will also be a book signing of several of Strom's books, including "The Book of Klezmer: From the 14th Century to the 21st: The History, the Music, The Folklore, "A Wandering Feast: A Journey Through the Jewish Culture of Eastern Europe," and "The Absolutely Complete Klezmer Songbook."

Reservations are required for the event at the Milken JCC in West Hills. There is a $10 charge for brunch. For all details, click here

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