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Jewish Cultural Society at FAU Hosts ‘American Yiddish Radio Hour’ Lecture with Maestro Aaron Kula
The Jewish Cultural Society at Florida Atlantic
University is sponsoring a lecture titled the
“American Yiddish Radio Hour” with Aaron
Kula, conductor of Klezmer Company Orchestra.
WHEN: Sunday, January 17, 2010 at 3 p.m.
WHERE: Florida Atlantic University
Wimberly Library, fifth floor
777 Glades Road
Boca Raton, FL 33431
COST: Tickets will be sold at the door. The cost is $10 for
members, $15 for member couples and $15 for
Kula will lecture and use vintage recordings to examine Jewish music of the 1920s and 1950s. He is director of music collections and performance at FAU Libraries and founder of KCO, which is the library’s professional ensemble-in- residence.
The JCS organized in 2008 under the auspices of the FAU Foundation and FAU Libraries. The group holds cultural events, social activities and programs to raise money to support FAU Libraries’ extensive and richly diverse Jewish cultural and music collections, educational outreach efforts and live performances.
About Florida Atlantic University:
Florida Atlantic University opened its doors in 1964 as the fifth public university in Florida. Today, the University serves more than 28,000 undergraduate and graduate students on seven campuses. Building on its rich tradition as a teaching university, with a world-class faculty, FAU hosts 10 colleges: College of Architecture, Urban & Public Affairs, Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts & Letters, the Charles E. Schmidt College of Biomedical Science, the College of Business, the College of Education, the College of Engineering & Computer Science, the Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College, the Graduate College, the Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing and the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science.