Musical Shabbat with AvevA Dese

Mar 24 - 2017

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Ethiopian-Israeli world music artist AvevA Dese makes her Canadian premiere concert appearance on THURSDAY MARCH 23 at LULA LOUNGE. Click HERE for details and tickets for that show.

As part of her residency here in Toronto with Ashkenaz, AvevA Dese will be featured guest at a special shabbat dinner at Temple Har Zion (7360 Bayview Avenue in Thornhill) on the evening of Friday March 24. Following the Temple’s usual musical Shabbat service, participants will be treated to an authentic Ethiopian meal, followed by an intimate and interactive presentation by AvevA, in which she will share the story of her family’s journey from Ethiopia to Israel and perform a few songs solo “unplugged.” Tickets are $25 per adult (discounted pricing available for Temple members and children/youth) and can be purchased by calling 905-889-2252 x.109, or by emailing More information about this program is available on the Schwartz/Reisman website HERE.

This event is presented in partnership with Temple Har Zion and Schwartz/Reisman Centre as part of Ashkenaz’s York Region Initiative, and is sponsored by JCC Association’s Making Music Happen Centennial Grant, funded by a grant from Marvin J. Pertzik and the Mary Livingston Griggs and Mary Griggs Burke Foundation.



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