Continuing with the theme established in their inaugural year, Yidstock 2013 will bring the best in klezmer and new Yiddish music to the stage at the Yiddish Book Center in Amherst, MA.
There will be performances from Klezmer Conservatory Band, Golem, Klezperanto and Margot Leverett and the Klezmer Mountain Boys – as well as workshops and lectures.
Seth Rogovoy, Yidstock’s Festival Programmer, and Lisa Newman, Director of Communications for The Yiddish Book Center join us to tell us more.
In celebration of its 90th Anniversary, Congregation Ahavath Sholom in Great Barrington, MA is sponsoring The National Yiddish Theatre-Folksbiene's production of Ghetto Tango at The Mahaiwe this Sunday, May 19th.
The National Yiddish Theatre-Folksbiene's Artistic Director, Zalmen Mlotek, joins us to tell us more.
Lisa Newman (Director of Communications at the Yiddish Book Center in Amherst, MA) and Seth Rogovoy joins us to talk about Yidstock: festival of new Yiddish music.