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MEDIA CONTACT: Carol Lewis

      561-297-0245, clewis36@fau.edu


Jewish Cultural Society at FAU Hosts ‘American Yiddish Radio Hour’ Lecture with Maestro Aaron Kula

WHAT:             The Jewish Cultural Society at Florida Atlantic
                          University is sponsoring a lecture titled the
                          “American Yiddish Radio Hour” with Aaron
                          Kula, conductor of Klezmer Company Orchestra.


WHEN:
            Sunday, January 17, 2010 at 3 p.m.


WHERE:
         Florida Atlantic University

                          Wimberly Library, fifth floor

                          777 Glades Road       

                          Boca Raton, FL 33431


COST:
              Tickets will be sold at the door. The cost is $10 for
                          members, $15 for member couples and $15 for
                          nonmembers.


CONTACT:
    For more information on JCS, contact Dottie
                          Pierce at 561-852-9720 or dottiepierce@comcast.net,
                          or Bobby Starsky at 561-735-0176 or mmrtz@aol.com.


            Kula will lecture and use vintage recordings to examine Jewish music of the 1920s and 1950s. He is director of music collections and performance at FAU Libraries and founder of KCO, which is the library’s professional ensemble-in- residence.

           The JCS organized in 2008 under the auspices of the FAU Foundation and FAU Libraries. The group holds cultural events, social activities and programs to raise money to support FAU Libraries’ extensive and richly diverse Jewish cultural and music collections, educational outreach efforts and live performances.

      

-FAU-

           

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