Events | Klez Kanada in the Laurentians

For Yiddish culture, humour, and awesome music- you can’t beat Klez Kanada. Take a day and go hear/learn/play some live music, learn some Yiddish, go for a canoe ride with Frank London and Daniel Kahn.   It’s really good fun!

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Join us in the Mountains for the 17th edition of the KlezKanada Laurentian Retreat, Canada’s largest annual festival of Jewish/Yiddish culture and the arts. Featuring: an all-star faculty, world-class concerts, workshops for instrumentalists, singers, dancers, and visual artists of all levels, films and lectures on Jewish history, literature, language and culture, children’s and teen programs that set the standard for learning and creativity.

“New this year: KlezKanada is pleased to present our inaugural summer poetry program in the Laurentians:  the “KlezKanada Poetry Retreat (Three Millennia of Poetic  Subversion)”, North America’s first Jewish poetry intensive retreat. The poetry seminar will be led by Minister of Semiotic Turbulence, Canadian poet and professor Adeena Karasick, as well as Chief of the Discordant Talmudic Crisis, poet and performer Jake Marmer.”- KlezKanada