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05/14/2017
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Tales from the Forgotten Kingdom Performed by the Guy Mendilow Ensemble

The Jewish Community Alliance is excited to present Tales from the Forgotten Kingdom by the Guy Mendilow Ensemble - a vibrant performance featuring lyrical songs in the Sephardic Ladino tradition. This incredible concert is a taste of what the JCA will be offering the greater Portland community as we prepare to move into our new building on Congress Street in the Fall.

Embark on a musical trek to kingdoms long forgotten and towns now vanished. Follow the stories of vagabond queens, pauper poets and lovers lost to the sea, set to spellbinding arrangements of Sephardic songs in Ladino. Journey through the Balkans to the Mid-East winding through Sarajevo, Salonica and Jerusalem. Performed by acclaimed musicians from Israel, Argentina and the USA.

Tickets: $15 in advance, $20 at the door, plus vendor surcharge Order tickets online: https://onelongfellowsquare.com/event-registration/?ee=645 or call (207) 761-1757

Sponsored by the JCC Association’s Making Music Happen Centennial Grant Initiative, funded by a grant from Marvin J. Pertzik and the Mary Livingston Griggs and Mary Griggs Burke Foundation.

Funded in part by the New England States Touring program of the New England Foundation for the Arts, made possible with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts Regional Touring Program and the six New England state arts agencies.

For more information, contact Deena Schoenfeld, JCA Director of Programming: dschoenfeld@mainejewish.org, (207) 772-1959

EVENT PRESENTED BY:
Jewish Community Alliance
(207) 772-1959
jca@mainejewish.org
http://www.mainejewish.org