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Posts Tagged ‘Grammy’

Michael Glabicki and Dirk Miller of Uprooted. PHOTO BY CARA FREIDHAM

Uprooted

Rusted Root front man Michael Glabicki brings his new band to Metro Detroit. The JCC Ethan & Gretchen Davidson Music Festival returns for its second year at the Berman Center for Performing Arts. The festival, held May 24-27, offers an innovative approach to arts and music festivals, showcasing three artists for three nights of extraordinary…

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Klezmatics trumpeter Frank London backs up a niggun.

A Diamond Evening

PHOTOS By Jerry Zolynsky More than 800 people celebrated the 75th anniversary of the Jewish News and honored the Davidson-Gerson-Wetsman-Saulson family as exemplars of multi-generational community leadership May 3 at Congregation Shaarey Zedek. The Grammy-winning Klezmatics brought the crowd to its feet with its rollicking music. Proceeds from the event benefited the independent nonprofit Detroit…

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Allee Willis

The Queen Of Everything

Detroit-native Allee Willis comes home to celebrate an extra-awesome year. “Midnight creeps so slowly into hearts Of men who need more than they get.” Poetry? Yes. But chances are, you’ve grooved along on a dance floor — in a club, in your home, in your mind’s eye while driving to work — belting out this…

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Time Travel

This week’s edition of the Jewish News publishes on the same day (May 3) that a sold-out audience will gather at JN75 for the paper’s 75th Diamond Anniversary Legacy Gala, the most prestigious event at the synagogue since my wedding 34 years ago. The evening features the Klezmatics, the only klezmer band to win a…

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Christie Prades as Gloria Estefan and Mauricio Martinez as Emilio Estefan in On Your Feet! Photo by: Matthew Murphy

Waiting For Goffman

Actor, singer, musician and more Devon Goffman brings his talents to Detroit with On Your Feet! In a musical that celebrates the achievements of Cuban immigrants and the Cuban-Latin music they introduced to American audiences, Devon Goffman plays a Jewish role. He is record producer Phil in On Your Feet!, the show defining the hurdles…

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The Klezmatics Photo by Adrian Buckmaster

Rollicking & Rebellious

The Grammy-winning Klezmatics bring their high-energy music to Detroit to help celebrate the JN’s 75th anniversary. The Klezmatics aren’t just the best band in the klezmer vanguard; on a good night, they can rank among the greatest bands on the planet.” And Time Out New York knows what it’s talking about. More than three decades…

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