This started in 2004 as a diary of what happened as I was promoting the art of my aunt, Hannah Frank, b. 1908, a Glasgow artist and sculptor, who studied at the Glasgow School of Art in the 1920s and beyond. My aunt died at the age of 100 in December 2008 but there's still lots going on: she was given Glasgow University‘s only posthumous doctorate, and she has achieved her wish of her art becoming ‘footsteps on the sands of time‘. Enter your email address below to get updates from this blog.
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Wednesday, November 10, 2010
Klezmer Night 11th December 2010
Klezmer Music, Dance and Story-Telling
Sat 11th December 2010
An evening Klezmer dance with a Yiddish story-teller - and afternoon
Klezmer music workshop
The Gregson Community and Arts Centre, Moorgate, Moor Lane, Lancaster LA1 3PR
7.30 p.m. - 11.00 p.m. Klezmer dance, with the Klatsch, callers
Judith Plowman and Sue Cooper, with interval entertainment from
spell-binding Yiddish storyteller Shonaleigh - official consort to the
£7.50/£5.00 (lower price for Gregson members, concessions, and people attending in the afternoon)
Afternoon workshop and film
2.00 pm - 5.00 pm in the main hall - Klezmer Music workshop with The Klatsch. All welcome, any instrument. Some tunes will be learned by ear, others with music.
£5.00/£4.00 (lower price for Gregson members, concessions).
6.30 p.m. A FREE showing of the short film 'Hannah Frank, The Spark Divine' - by Sarah Thomas, film maker who was based at Lancaster until recently. Hannah Frank, 1908-2008, was a Glasgow artist whose eerie
black and white prints are showing in the Gregson bar during December. Order a meal from the Gregson's varied menu and eat it in the hall as you watch the film.
Organised by Lancaster and Lakes Jewish Community and the WEA Folk to Folk class.
For further information email Fiona Frank at firstname.lastname@example.org or Sian Phillips on Siande_lier@hotmail.com or phone 07778 737681.
Get your tickets in advance for the evening dance from the Gregson on 01524 849959 or just turn up.