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2007-08

1. j. Readers Choice Awards for 2007
Normally we'd be too modest to mention it, but we do want to thank everyone who supported us for this year's Readers Choice Awards in the j. -- the Jewish News Weekly of Northern California (Friday, August 10, 2007) for
  • Best Klezmer Band, First Place
  • Best Jewish Dance Band, First Place
2. KQED-TV Spark* Rerun Dates

See what's going on in the Bay Area klezmer music scene and how it was revived. KQED "Spark*" segment featuring the eminent Prof. Martin Schwartz, KlezCalifornia and The Red Hot Chachkas!
KQED originally aired this show on June 27, and we thought it was excellent.  If you missed it, here are the rerun dates:
  • Wednesday, August 22, 2007 KQED Channel 9, KQED HD -- 7:30pm
  • Friday, August 24, 2007 KQED Life -- 10:30pm
  • Friday, August 24, 2007 KQED Channel 9 -- 11:30pm
  • Saturday, August 25, 2007 KQED Encore -- 2:30am, 6:30am, 10:30am, 2:30pm, 6:30pm, 10:30pm
  • Sunday, August 26, 2007 KQED Life -- 11:30am, 7:00pm
  • Monday, August 27, 2007 KQED Channel 9 -- 3:00am
  • Tuesday, August 28, 2007 KQED Channel 9 -- 2:30am
  • Wednesday, August 29, 2007 KQED HD -- 12:30pm, 7:00pm
Also online in Streaming video (RealMedia) Running Time: 7 minutes

3. Yiddish Folk Fest::Sunday September 30, 3-7 pm
Klezmer Music from The Red Hot Chachkas, Sacramento’s The Freilachmakers Klezmer String Band, Petaluma’s Jubilee Klezmer Ensemble, and Yiddish Singing with Gerry Tenney -- plus dancing, singing, storytelling, children’s activities, food, art, workshops, and select vendors in our marketplace. All are welcome; bring instruments. 

Presented by the San Geronimo Valley Community Center, KlezCalifornia,Jewish Music Festival, Osher Marin JCC, and Gan Halev. For more information, call the SGVCC at 415-488-8888.  Tickets available online soon.

4. "Spice It Up!" CD
Our new CD should be available by the end of September, and we're very pleased with it, especially because it features a lot of original "new Jewish music."
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