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Skirball Hanukkah Family Festival

December 18, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm UTC-7

This year’s festival honors the light of creativity and hope that helps the whole community achieve great things together. Revel in the spirit of the holiday with music, dance, printmaking, storytelling, and other family-friendly fun. Families of all backgrounds are welcome!

Performances

Mostly Kosher
11:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.
Don’t miss this high-energy, L.A. band accompanied by celebrated dance leader Bruce Bierman. Groove to klezmer beats and arresting Yiddish refrains in a musical feast of jazz, Latin, world, and folk music.

Douglas Ewart and the Orbit Ensemble
12:00 and 2:00 p.m.
Spinning tops from around the world abound in this interactive presentation! Crafted from repurposed materials, the tops dazzle together with lively music, movement, spoken word, and more.

Triumph of the Egg featuring Zada Mendoza
1:00 p.m.
Enjoy this contemporary world music trio, joined by vocalist Zada Mendoza, as they perform a blend of Sephardic, Eastern European, American blues, and Latin American music. And learn traditional Sephardic dances from dance leader Gilberto Melendez!

Noah Shalom and Brendan Brandt
Sing along to Hanukkah tunes and other songs about light with this roving, guitar-playing duo, performing at various times and locations throughout the day!


Art Activities

Participate in printmaking workshops with the renowned Boyle Heights visual arts center Self Help Graphics & Art. Create a unique work of art to take home with you, and contribute to a community art installation with artist Dewey Tafoya and a team of talented printmakers.


Storytelling

Gather ’round as talented Skirball storytellers Nina Silver and Julia Garcia Combs bring to life the Hanukkah tale amidst the Hanukkah lamps on display in Visions and Values.

Buy tickets here.

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Date:
December 18, 2016
Time:
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Venue

Skirball Cultural Center
2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90049 United States
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Website:
http://www.skirball.org/

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