4th Annual Weekend for Women!! November 12-15, 2010

Weekend for Women in the Creative, Performing & Media Arts

NOVEMBER 12-15 / Veteran's Day Weekend / Parshat Vayetzei MANHATTAN, 4:23 candle lighting, 5:52 Havdallah Weekend Schedule and Hospitality Information Registration for Sun night concert: http://kaufman-center.org/merkin-concert-hall/event/stage-lights-spiritual-heights Registration for other weekend events: http://womensartsweekend2010.eventbrite.com/

See the event poster

EVENING CONCERTS
  • Pre-conference Concert Thursday night November 11th at 8:00 p.m. "Soul and Spirit," acoustic music by singer/songwriter Tziona Achishena in a small, intimate setting. 322 W. 75th Street at Riverside Drive. $12
  • Motzei Shabbat, November 13: Women's Concert with singers, dancers, Indie Rock. Followed by (optional) Dance Party (Women's Disco) Craft Vendors $15 in advance http://womensartsweekend2010.eventbrite.com / $20 at the door Location: Congregation Ramath Orah, 550 W. 110th St.
  • SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 7:30pm: Stage Lights, Spiritual Heights: An Evening for Women with Professional Music & Dance 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
    BUY TICKETS FOR SUN. CONCERT HERE: http://kaufman-center.org/merkin-concert-hall/event/stage-lights-spiritual-heights Or at the Box Office: (212) 501-3330
    EXLORING JEWISH THEMES THROUGH MUSIC, DANCE & THEATER
    • Tziona Achishena, Singer/Songwriter and multi-instrumentalist from Northern Israel. Original songs with visual accompaniment by Sheva Chaya Shaiman from Tsfat www.koltziona.com
    • 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! www.shaindelantelis.com
    • 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 Miriam Leah Droz and friends
    • Orcha Dance Original choreographic exerpt from Dancing Through Torah by Gabrielle Orcha
    • Chanie Davis original soulful music with accompaniment by 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 cantor
    • Stephanie Kurtzman on violin
www.kaufman-center.org/merkin-concert-hall/event/stage-lights-spiritual-heights CLASSES
  • Sunday, November 14: Professional Classes in Music, Dance, Drama, Film, Visual Arts See Schedule, Class Descriptions and Presenter Bios Links Below Location: Lucy Moses School at Kaufman Center, 129 West 67th Street $15 class / $80 full day / Discounts Available Online: http://womensartsweekend2010.eventbrite.com
Special Programs:
  • Shabbat, Nov 12-13: Shine Your Light Meet & Bond with Creative Women, Divrei Torah on the Arts - Upper West Side, NY
    • Friday Night Catered Dinner, Chabad of the Upper West Side, 166 West 97th Street. $40 Followed by FREE ONEG! 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.
    • See weekend schedule page for details. Register Online for entire shabbat program and other parts of conference at http://womensartsweekend2010.eventbrite.com If attending Fri night dinner only, register at chabad@chabadwestside.org
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 info@artsandtorah.org. Contact for performers, educators and volunteers: conference@artsandtorah.org