Hanukkah Show! With Klezmer band and latke dinner, Dec. 3rd

Celebrating Hanukkah at the Silverton Gallery,  Tuesday, December 3rd   

Stage show with The Nelson Hanukkah Ensemble 7 pm         Community Dinner 6 pm

_DSC0144Hanukkah, is observed for 8 days and nights all over the world each December by lighting candles, gathering with family and celebrating.  For the third year running, the Silverton Gallery hosts an exciting celebratory evening offood, entertainment and dancing, for all ages. And by the way, you don’t have to be Jewish or religious to be part of the fun!

The Nelson Hanukkah Ensemble will play Hanukkah classics, Klezmer, Sephardic and Israeli tunes.  Many of the songs have been re-discovered and given arrangement by Allan Merovitz, the Ensemble’s singer and Yiddish music expert.  The band are Catherine McGrath, accordion; Nicola Everton, clarinet; Rob Fahie, bass and Jovan Wallis, dumbek.   Merovitz, Fahie  and Everton have decades of international concerts, awards and recordings behind them.   McGrath is a well known musician and broadcaster in the West Kootenays, and Wallis is an up and coming drummer.  As tradition dictates, there will be a bit of theater to open the show, with the monologue, The First Hanukkah in Canada, written and performed by Allan Merovitz, adapted and directed by Carla Nemiroff.   A group of childen will perform songs and candle lighting as well

 Admission for concert $10/adult, 5$/child, or $25 family, sold at the door only.  Times: Dinner at 6.  Concert: Doors 6:30/ start 7 Info: www.silvertongallery.ca

Madeleine McCarthy is providing a light latke dinneimages (1)r by reservation only.  Menu: latkes with sour cream and apple sauce, garden salad and spelt chocolate mocha cake, tea and coffee.  For reservations call 250-358-2475, or madeleine@vws.org  7$ per adult and 5$ per child.   Tickets for the meal also sold at Rutabagas, the Mercado and Silverton Building Supplies.

Sponsored by the Slocan Lake Gallery Society, BC Arts Council, Soup du Jar, Sappho’s Bakery