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Newsletter 08/01/2012

Congregation Beth Shalom

Weekly News and Updates, August 1, 2012

Shabbat Services, Friday, August 3 (15 Av) at 8:00 p.m.

Shabbat Candle Lighting Times for Fairfield
Shabbat (candle lighting) begins at 8:03 p.m. on Friday, August 3. Shabbat ends (Havdalah begins) Saturday, 9:06 p.m. in Fairfield.

Klezmer in Fairfield! Duo Controverso – An Intimate Musical Feast in Fairfield, Tonight, August 1

Duo Controverso – An Intimate Musical Feast with Kurt and Annette Bjorling


This world class clarinet and harp duo will present interpretation and improvisations on East-European Jewish klezmer music, plus a potpourri of other styles – jazz, Greek, calypso, renaissance, baroque and more. Don ‘t miss this rare opportunity to enter into an intimate musical world of wide expressive range, of quiet intensity and ecstatic energy. Wednesday, August 1st at 8 p.m. – Mainstay Inn, 300 N. Main St. – $5 at the door.


Kurt ‘s connection to Fairfield is through Matt Jaffey, local klezmer violinist, who studied with Kurt for a number of years. Matt first found out about Kurt when he appeared on a PBS special on klezmer with violinist Itzhak Perlman.


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