MEDIA CONTACTS: Terri Berns
561-297-1164, firstname.lastname@example.org or
Joe Elias to Perform Music of the
at FAU Libraries’ KULTUR Event
WHAT: "Ladino Lives! Authentic Music of Sephardic Jews," a lecture and performance by Joe Elias, with guitarist Maurice Sedacca.
WHEN: Friday, December 7 at 1:30 p.m.
S.E. Wimberly Library
Fifth Floor East
777 Glades Road
Boca Raton, FL 33431
COST: Free and open to the public. Reservations are not available. Seating is limited.
CONTACT: Judaica Sound Archives at FAU Libraries at 561-297-0080
The Friends of Yiddish and KULTUR at Florida Atlantic University Libraries on the Boca Raton campus invites the community to join Joe Elias and guitarist Maurice Sedacca for a lecture and performance titled “Ladino Lives! Authentic Music of the Sephardic Jews,” on Friday, December 7 at 1:30 p.m. Elias, who was born and raised in the oral tradition of Ladino, the medieval Spanish language preserved by the Spanish Jews, has traveled to every corner of the Ladino-speaking world performing and collecting folksongs. This is the third event in the five-part 2007-2008 KULTUR series, and it is hosted by the Judaica Sound Archives at FAU Libraries.