DAY OF EDUCATION ON ARAB CITIZENS OF ISRAEL:
BRUNCH CONVERSATION WITH NOA AND MIRA AWAD
Sunday, October 30, 10:00 am | Edlavitch DCJCC
The morning after the concert, Noa and Mira Awad join us for an intimate brunch conversation moderated by Mohammad Darawshe, Director of Planning, Equality & Shared Society at Givat Haviva, the Center for Shared Society in Israel.
SOLACE FOR THE SOUL: MUSIC FOR SURVIVAL
Sunday, October 30, 3:00 pm | Edlavitch DCJCC
As part of the Music Festival’s year-long partnership with Levine Music celebrating protest music, Levine Music’s faculty present a chamber ensemble exploration of 20th century composers who transcended adversity through music.
STRANGE FRUIT: MUSIC FROM–AND INSPIRED BY–THE AMERICAN CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT
Sunday, October 30, 7:00 pm | Edlavitch DCJCC
Continuing our celebration of protest music with Levine Music, WJMF hosts a band drawn from their top faculty. This project examines the musical legacy of the Civil Rights Movement.
Monday, October 31, 7:30 pm (double bill with Desert Echoes) | Bossa Lounge & Bistro
WJMF Artist-In-Residence Yoshie Fruchter’s Sandcatchers blend Middle Eastern oud-based sounds with the dreamy Americana, inspired by Middle Eastern maqam and the traditional music of the Appalachian Trail.
JUNUN & SANDARAA
Tuesday, November 1, 7:30 pm | Edlavitch DCJCC
Academy Award nominee Paul Thomas Anderson takes us on a mind-blowing musical journey to Jodhpur, India. Following the screening, superstar Pakistani vocalist Zeb Bangash joins forces with clarinet virtuoso Michael Winograd to explore a vast repertoire of South Asian musical traditions.
FROM TRAGEDY TO TRANSCENDENCE:
BACH, CASALS AND THE SIX SUITES FOR CELLO SOLO
Wednesday, November 2, 7:30 pm | Edlavitch DCJCC
Using music, video, and hundreds of historic images and contemporary art stills, master guitarist—and official Artistic Ambassador of the United States for fifteen years—Steven Hancoff presents a concert-length story about the life of Bach.
ELEANOR REISSA & FRANK LONDON’S KLEZMER BRASS ALLSTARS VILDE MEKHAYE (WILD ECSTASY)
Thursday, November 3, 7:30 pm | Edlavitch DCJCC
The soulful and inimitable “Yiddish Diva” Eleanor Reissa and the “mystical high priest of New Wave Avant-Klez jazz” Frank London explore the world of Yiddish song, from the obscure to the chestnuts.