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Weekend for Women in the Creative, Performing & Media Arts
NOVEMBER 12-15, 2010 / Veteran’s Day Weekend

Parshat Vayetzei, 4:23 candle lighting, 5:52 Havdallah

Sunday Night Concert Tickets:
Other weekend events:

Pre-conference Concert Thursday night November 11th at 8:00 p.m.

“Soul and Spirit,” acoustic music by singer/songwriter Tziona Achishena
Private home: 322 W. 75th Street at Riverside Drive. $12

Motzei Shabbat, November 13: Indie-Rock Women’s Concert

Music and dance performances followed by Women’s Dance Party
Includes Craft Vendors
Location: Congregation Ramath Orah, 550 W. 110th St. NY, NY
$15 in advance / $20 at the door


Stage Lights, Spiritual Heights: An Evening for Women
Professional Music & Dance for women only
Merkin Concert Hall at Kaufman Center
129 West 67th St, Off Broadway, 1 train to Lincoln Center 66th st.
General Seating $35 / $20 / $15 students/groups Sponsor: $50

  • Tziona Achishena, Singer/Songwriter and multi-instrumentalist from Northern Israel. Original songs with visual accompaniment by Sheva Chaya Shaiman from Tsfat
  • Dena Abergel former dancer with the NYC Ballet performing “Prayer” from Coppélia, Choreography by George Balanchine and Alexandra Danilova, after Marius Petipa (1884) © The George Balanchine Trust, Music by Leo Delibes
    Shaindel Antelis! Songwriter with original, uplifting Jewish music!
  • Dages Keates Prayer Collection to original music performed and arranged by Elana Bell, Batya Schechter and Rachel Ravitz
    Reina Potaznik original choreography
    Creative Learning Institute original choreography to the music of Tziona Achishena
  • Raise Your Spirits original theater material performed by ML Droz and friends
    Orcha Dance Original choreographic excerpt from Dancing Through Torah by Gabrielle Orcha
  • Chanie Davis original soulful music with Stephanie Kurtzman on violin
    Bracha Adrezin Opera and original song
  • Polina Imas classical & Yiddish vocalist
  • Rivka Nahari classical piano and voice
  • EstherLeah Marchette, Chassidic melody by singer/songwriter and former canto
    Stephanie Kurtzman on violin
Sunday, November 14

Professional Classes in Music, Dance, Drama, Film and Visual Art
Lucy Moses School at Kaufman Center
129 West 67th Street $15 class / $80 full day
Discounts Available Online:

Shabbat Program
Shabbat, Nov 12-13: Shine Your Light Meet & Bond with Creative Women
    • Divrei Torah on the Arts – Upper West Side, NY
    • Friday Night Dinner, Chabad of the Upper West Side, 166 West 97th St. $40
    • FREE: ONEG for the ARTS! Improv Acting, Singing and Socializing
    • Shabbos Lunch with the Artists: divrei torah, personal stories, and share their inspiration about Torah and Art.

Shalosh seudos in private home with Miriam Lieberman.

Register Online for Shabbat program and other parts of conference at
If attending Fri night dinner only, register at

Members Meeting For those who wish to become involved in a volunteer organization to promote the arts according to Torah values / within the Jewish community, build resources, discuss current issues for observant artists and ways to aid development of the arts in the community, an administrative meeting will take place 10am-1pm, Monday November 15, location TBA. With interest please email Contact for performers, educators and volunteers: