'Soul to Soul'
Honoring Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Yiddish-theater expert Zalmen “Shlemiel the First” Mlotek puts together a revue showcasing the links between African-American and Yiddish folk music, exploring the overlaps between klezmer and gospel alongside a cast includes trumpeter Magda Fishman, opera singer Elmore James, and actor Tony Perry. These sorts of diversions, those that combine irresistible music, education, and community, don't come along every day.
Wed., Jan. 18, 7 p.m., 2012
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