b'FRIDAY, MAY 27Morning Music10:00 - 11:00 AM The Lighter Side of Sephardic SongsDr. Judith R. CohenWe are thrilled to welcome back a familiar and beloved Jewish Music Week presenter! In this fascinating morning lecture, Judith explores the humour of both old and new Ladino songs: subtle and not-so-subtle jokes, parodies and situations. Shell sing some songs live and treat you to others sung by Sephardim in both historical recordings and her own field tapes. This PowerPoint presentation with vivid images is guaranteed to make you laugh out loud.Dr. Judith R. Cohen is a performer and ethnomusicologist specializing in Ladino Sephardic songs, as well as in medieval and traditional music. This includes Balkan, Portuguese, Yiddish, French Canadian, pan-European balladry as well as songs from Crypto-Jewish regions of the Portuguese-Spanish border. She has done pioneering ethnomusicological research with both the Crypto-Jews and with local Cigano (Gypsy) groups in Portuguese villages. Judith is currently a member of the Faculty at York University.TICKETS LOCATIONFREEColumbus Centre CLICK HERETickets Required Carrier GalleryTO REGISTER901 Lawrence Avenue West36'