remote broadcast http://wamc.org en Yiddish Book Center - The Klezmer Conservatory Band http://wamc.org/post/yiddish-book-center-klezmer-conservatory-band <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp; </span></p><p>Since its formation in 1980 the Klezmer Conservatory Band has performed concerts from coast to coast. In April of 1990, it made its debut tour abroad, performing several concerts in Germany and giving a performance at the first-ever International Yiddish Festival in Krakow, Poland. The band has toured Europe regularly, and has also appeared at Australia's Adelaide Festival, New Zealand's International Festival of the Arts and Womad. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 15:35:00 +0000 Joe Donahue & Alan Chartock 95098 at http://wamc.org Yiddish Book Center - The Klezmer Conservatory Band Yiddish Book Center - Eric Carle Museum Of Picture Book Art http://wamc.org/post/yiddish-book-center-eric-carle-museum-picture-book-art <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp; </span></p><p></p><p><a href="http://www.carlemuseum.org/">The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art</a> is a busy place today as they are holding a Free Fun Friday till 4 pm, sponsored by the Highland Street Foundation. Free admission to the Museum includes films, storytimes, and activities.</p><p>The Carle’s current exhibitions, <em>Harriet the Spy Turns Fifty</em>, <em>Simms Taback: Art by Design</em> and <em>The Art of Eric Carle &amp; Friends: What's Your Favorite Animal?</em> are all part of today’s event.</p><p> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 14:35:00 +0000 Alan Chartock & Joe Donahue 95095 at http://wamc.org Yiddish Book Center - Eric Carle Museum Of Picture Book Art Yiddish Book Center - Yiddish Music And Literature http://wamc.org/post/yiddish-book-center-yiddish-music-and-literature <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><p></p><p>Josh Lambert is the Academic Director of the Yiddish Book Center and Visiting Assistant Professor of English at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. He is the author of American Jewish Fiction: A JPS Guide (2009) and Unclean Lips: Obscenity, Jews, and American Culture (2014), which won a Canadian Jewish Book Award in Jewish Thought and Culture. He serves as contributing editor to Tablet, and publishes reviews and essays in publications including Haaretz, the Los Angeles Review of Books, the San Francisco Chronicle, the Los Angeles Times, the Globe &amp; Mail, and the Forward.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Hankus Netsky is a multi-instrumentalist, composer, and ethnomusicologist. He chairs the Contemporary Improvisation Departments at the New England Conservatory. Netsky is founder and director of the Klezmer Conservatory Band, an internationally renowned Yiddish music ensemble, and serves as research director of the Klezmer Conservatory Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation and perpetuation of traditional Eastern European Jewish music. He has taught Yiddish music at New England Conservatory, Hebrew College, McGill University, and Wesleyan University and has lectured extensively on the subject in the U.S., Canada, and Europe. He has also designed numerous Yiddish culture exhibits for the Yiddish Book Center, where he served as Vice President for Education.</p><p> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 14:10:00 +0000 Alan Chartock & Joe Donahue 95091 at http://wamc.org Yiddish Book Center - Yiddish Music And Literature Yiddish Book Center - Greater Northampton Chamber of Commerce http://wamc.org/post/yiddish-book-center-greater-northampton-chamber-commerce <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span>When we bring The Roundtable on the road to visit a place we want to cover the whole place - the whole region. But, we can’t possibly feature every interesting organization and business in the Pioneer Valley on our puny three-hour show.</p><p>So - we have invited Suzanne Beck to speak with us. She’s the Executive Director of the <a href="http://www.explorenorthampton.com/">Greater Northampton Chamber of Commerce</a>.</p><p> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 13:45:00 +0000 Alan Chartock & Joe Donahue 95090 at http://wamc.org Yiddish Book Center - Greater Northampton Chamber of Commerce Yiddish Book Center - Yidstock 2014 http://wamc.org/post/yiddish-book-center-yidstock-2014 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp; </span></p><p></p><p><a href="http://www.yiddishbookcenter.org/events/14/07/yidstock-2014-festival-new-yiddish-music">Yidstock 2014: The Festival of New Yiddish Music</a> will bring to the stage at the Yiddish Book Center the top names in Klezmer and new Yiddish music.</p><p>The bands include the Klezmer Conservatory Band, Nigunim Trio, the Klezmatics, Daniel Kahn &amp; the Painted Bird and Frank London's Klezmer Brass Allstars with Eleanor Reissa.</p><p>Also on the bill are Yiddish dance workshops, Yiddish song workshops, lectures, and more. The idea for Yidstock was conceived by Susan Bronson who launched the annual festival in 2012. She joins us along with <a href="http://www.rogovoyreport.com/">Seth Rogovoy</a>, who is the program organizer for Yidstock and Yiddish Book Center's Founder and President, Aaron Lansky.</p><p> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 13:35:00 +0000 Joe Donahue & Alan Chartock 95089 at http://wamc.org Yiddish Book Center - Yidstock 2014 Yiddish Book Center - RT Panel http://wamc.org/post/yiddish-book-center-rt-panel <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span>We start off our Yidstock 2014 broadcast from The Yiddish Book Center with an abbreviated Roundtable panel and welcome our host for the morning - The Yiddish Book Center's Founder and President, Aaron Lansky, and our regular panelist, political consultant and panel roadie – Libby Post.</p><p> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Joe Donahue & Alan Chartock 95088 at http://wamc.org Yiddish Book Center - RT Panel The Roundtable Broadcasts Live From Yidstock http://wamc.org/post/roundtable-broadcasts-live-yidstock <p></p><p></p> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 19:19:34 +0000 95099 at http://wamc.org The Roundtable Broadcasts Live From Yidstock Tanglewood - William Eddins http://wamc.org/post/tanglewood-william-eddins <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>As we talked about earlier, celebrated soprano Renée Fleming opens the 2014 BSO season at Tanglewood in an all-American program. With the Boston Symphony, she will present great works of the American concert hall and opera stage, plus favorites from musical theatre and popular genres.</p><p>William Eddins is conducting the program along with Rob Fisher. Eddins is the Music Director of the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra and a frequent guest conductor of major orchestras throughout the world.</p><p>Bill has been playing piano since he was five when his parents bought a Wurlitzer Grand piano at a garage sale. He started conducting during his sophomore year at the Eastman School of Music, and most of the '80s were spent trying to decide whether to pursue a career in conducting or piano.</p><p> Thu, 03 Jul 2014 15:45:00 +0000 Joe Donahue & Alan Chartock 94077 at http://wamc.org Tanglewood - William Eddins Tanglewood - Jason Alexander http://wamc.org/post/tanglewood-jason-alexander <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Singer, dancer, and master of comedic timing, Jason Alexander is best known for his appearances on television and in film. <em>Seinfeld</em>’s George Costanza is also a Broadway veteran who won the Tony-Award for Best Actor in <em>Jerome Robbin’s Broadway</em>.</p><p>He will join The Boston Pops on Sunday, July 13th at 2:30pm at Tanglewood in Lenox, MA. With the pops he will perform selections from <em>The Music Man</em>, <em>Pippin</em>, and <em>Merrily We Roll Along</em>, plus a few surprises.</p><p> Thu, 03 Jul 2014 15:25:00 +0000 Sarah LaDuke 94075 at http://wamc.org Tanglewood - Jason Alexander Tanglwood - Executive Chef Joshua Ingraham http://wamc.org/post/tanglwood-executive-chef-joshua-ingraham <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The Shed and Ozawa Hall aren’t the only buildings Tanglewood has to offer.</p><p>The Tanglewood Grille is located just inside the Main Gate next to the Gift Shop. The Tanglewood Cafe is located between the Shed and the Lion's Gate. Both emphasize a farm-to-table, local menu dining right here at Tanglewood.</p><p>Tanglewood Executive Chef Joshua Ingraham joins us to tell us about the exciting food this amazing venue has to offer.</p><p> Thu, 03 Jul 2014 15:10:00 +0000 Joe Donahue & Alan Chartock 94070 at http://wamc.org Tanglwood - Executive Chef Joshua Ingraham