Tag Archives: Yiddish

The Dora Wasserman Yiddish Theatre presents Centaur Theatre co-founder Maurice Podbrey: A reading of Brontshe Shvyag (Brontshe the Silent) in Yiddish with supertitles.

What can we say? We can’t get enough of these guys! Check out this Yiddish, Cambodian, Rebetika gangster-singing crew at L’Escogriffe.

Exhibiting “Yiddish Gangster” as their core repertoire, Orkestar Criminal joined forces just one month ago to scam some POP Montreal passes. Check them out with Dear Criminal this Halloween at Divan Orange.

Orkestar Kriminal plays live in studio. Catch their “ganovim-loshn” tunes (thieves’ language) from the Odessa, Warsaw and Istanbul underworld, plus, they also play Rebetika Mortika hash den anthems of 1930s Greek underground. Celebrating 25 year of community radio on CKUT!

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!

Un atelier présenté dans le cadre du Salon du Livre Anarchiste de Montréal. Vous êtes invités à apprendre sur les luttes anarchistes à Montréal, de partager vos moments préférés de l’histoire radicale, et de discuter l’avenir.

Magillah explore les chants juifs d’Europe de l’Est (ashkenaze, en yiddish), avec des incursions dans la musique judéo–espagnole et arabe, et en privilégiant toujours l’intensité, le “groove” et l’humour.

Come enjoy a theatre reading of Sholem Aleichem’s best known comedies, followed by the first Yiddish musical comedy talking picture! A day of fun for all Yiddish lovers!

Why does Jesse Toufexis seem to always fail at bringing Yiddish into WASP culture? After another failed attempt at this year’s Superbowl party, Toufexis does some soul searching to get to the bottom of this inadequacy.

Magillah is a Klezmer band that places emphasis on the beauty of the Yiddish language and its superb sonorities and vibrant colour. This Sunday, they will play with special guests Vanessa Marcoux on violin and Michael Emenau on vibraphone.