Reel Ashkenaz @ Toronto Jewish Film Festival

Canadian Premiere screening of: THEODORE BIKEL: IN THE SHOES OF SHOLOM ALEICHEM (2014) – 75 minutes Director: John Lollos (USA) Sunday May 10, 2:30PM Bloor Hot Docs Cinema, 506 Bloor St. W For tickets, contact the TJFF Box Office Online.

Defending the Homeland: Rare Yiddish Songs of WWII

Featuring Psoy Korolenko and Anna Shternshis Sunday April 19, 8:00PM Al Green Theatre, 750 Spadina Ave. $10 at the door (students FREE)

Yiddish Vocal Workshop with “Julius”

Yiddish Vocal Workshop with “Julius” Featuring Josh Dolgin, Anthony Russell, Mitch Smolkin, and David Wall Sunday March 29th, 10:30AM-2:30PM 918 Bathurst St. Event Centre, $15 (includes lunch) Advance registration required – call (416) 979-8282 or email jeff@ashkenaz.ca

Musical Workshop and Masterclass with Diwan Saz Interfaith Ensemble

Wednesday March 11th, 6PM Schwartz/Reisman Centre, 9600 Bathurst St. FREE – advance registration required. Call 416-979-8282 or jeff@ashkenaz.ca

Interfaith Panel Discussion – “Music and the Arts: A Bridge to Peace”

Interfaith Panel Discussion “Music and the Arts: A Bridge to Peace” Wednesday March 11th, 8PM Schwartz/Reisman Centre, 9600 Bathurst St., FREE

Julius: All-Star Yiddish Vocal Quartet

Julius: All-Star Yiddish Vocal Quartet Featuring Josh Dolgin, Anthony Russell, Mitch Smolkin, and David Wall Sunday May 17, 2015, 7PM Temple Sinai, 210 Wilson Avenue For tickets, call 416-487-4161 or follow this link.

Diwan Saz Interfaith Ensemble

Thursday March 12, 8PM Aga Khan Museum Auditorium, 77 Wynford Dr. Tickets – $25+HST ($28) and $30+HST ($34) For tickets call 416-646-4677 or buy online at the Aga Khan Museum Box Office.

Channukah 2014

Saturday December 20, 7-9pm – FREE Schwartz-Reisman Centre, Lebovic Campus, 9600 Bathurst St. Ashkenaz is pleased to participate this year in community Channukah festivities at the Schwartz-Reisman Centre in Vaughan, as part of our York Region Initiative, and in partnership with the JCCs of Greater Toronto. Ashkenaz will host family-friendly activities, including face-painting and craft-making… Read More »

The Wandering Muse

Toronto Premiere film screening December 5-11, various times Bloor Hot Docs Cinema, 506 Bloor St. W.   *Please note the “official” Toronto launch screening takes place on Saturday December 6 at 8:30pm, with director Tamas Wormser in attendance, followed by an after-screening shmooze and jam session with Ashkenaz Festival alumni at The Tranzac Club, 292 Brunswick Ave. Admission… Read More »

The Klezmatics

Thursday December 11, 8pm Flato Markham Theatre 171 Town Centre Boulevard, Markham, ON Tickets $54 / $59   Presented by Flato Markham Theatre, in association with Ashkenaz