News Briefs

REGISTRATION FOR JPOS OPENS MAY 31

       Registration for Jamaica Plain Open Studios will begin on May 31, with online registration being offered this year. Registration will remain open until June 30. For more information, visit jpopenstudios.com

CALL FOR FARMERS MARKET VOLUNTEER

       The Mayor’s Office of Food Justice is looking for volunteers to support Farmers Markets this summer. Spend time outside and working with amazing farmers and vendors! If you’re interested, please submit this form: bit.ly/Volunteer-FM.

EGLESTON FARMERS MARKET

       The Egleston Farmers Market returns on Saturday, May 21, through Saturday, October 9, in a new location at the Community Servings parking lot. The market will bring fresh, local food back to the neighborhood along with low waste living resources. You can also drop off textile recycling every week Saturday and electronics recycling on the first Saturday of every month.

BOSTON JEWISH COMMUNITY CHORUS TO PERFORM JUNE 9

       Koleinu, Boston’s Jewish Community Chorus, presents the world premiere of A Funkl Gleybik (A Spark of Belief), by Osnat Netzer, on Thursday, June 9, 7:30 pm at Temple Shalom, 175 Temple Street, West Newton.  This concert, its first in over two years, is a celebration of Koleinu’s 20th anniversary and will feature special guests Hankus Netsky, music scholar and founder of the Klezmer Conservatory Band, and the internationally renowned Ezekiel’s Wheels Klezmer Band. Carol Marton, Koleinu’s Artistic Director, describes the newly written piece as “a beautiful evocation of nature and time based on the Yiddish poetry of Rosa Nevadovska, Malka Tussman and Anna Margolin.”

            The commissioned music and guest artists are funded in part by a Combined Jewish Philanthropies of Boston Arts and Culture Community Impact grant. For more info on the concert or to purchase tickets, visit www.koleinu.org

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