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The Jewish Culture Festival in Krakow: A Celebration

Annette Insdorf | Posted 09.06.2014 | Entertainment
Annette Insdorf

Only 60 kilometers away is the death camp of Auschwitz. The Krakow Jewish Culture Festival is therefore literally and figuratively in the shadow of the Holocaust. If this event is any indication, Jewish Krakow seems to have risen like a phoenix from the ashes.

Welcome To The Isle Of Klezbos, Where Yiddish Meets Queer

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 05.06.2014 | Arts

About to get married to the gay love of your life? Consider hiring a klezmer band. The centuries old Yiddish wedding music, so long associated in lay ...

Celebrate a Fantastic Klezmatic Hanukkah

Tom Teicholz | Posted 02.08.2012 | Los Angeles
Tom Teicholz

On Dec. 19, as part of their 25th anniversary tour, the Klezmatics will perform at Walt Disney Concert Hall for a Chanukah concert featuring both their well-known and new repertoire.

Sacred Sounds Video Of The Week

Posted 09.10.2011 | Religion

Check out our Sacred Sounds page for all things music and religion. ...

Mira Stroika, A Chanteuse To Watch, As Well As Hear

Richard Z. Chesnoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Richard Z. Chesnoff

The young California born chanteuse, Mira Stroika, who likes to accompany herself on her own serious sized accordion, has been wowing crowds packing those new clubs and bars that line the tonifying streets of Brooklyn, and Manhattan's Lower East Side.

Tribecastan In Manhattan Unleashes Uzbek Lutes, Pakistani Taxi Horns, And Six Foot Shepherd's Pipes

Modiba | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Modiba

Welcome to Tribecastan, a country without borders tucked away in a corner of downtown Manhattan.

A Curry for Lea

Elissa Altman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Elissa Altman

I don't know if it's possible to be sick with grief, but maybe that's what this impalpable scourge is. Take one heaping dose of unparalleled sadness, blend it with a few tablespoons of ennui, and you'll feel like dreck. Trust me. I can promise you that.