It's been a busy week for Manginah! On Thursday (11/29), we entertained as part of a silent auction in our very own student center (the SCC). It was fun to fill such a big room with our sound and to see people stopping as they walked through to listen to our music!
Over the weekend, we had our Manginah generation's first Bat Mitzvah performance! Four of us stayed over for Shabbat and got to know the Bat Mitzvah girl and her family (including Brandeis' very own Bryan Flatt '12), and then the rest of us arrived on Saturday morning to add to the celebration and festivities! First, we sang the guests into the social hall and then, for the first time, we sang Hava Nagilah (the Hora) and led all of the friends and family in the traditional "grapevine" dance that accompanies the Hora. Then, we sang some of our favorite songs during lunch and dessert, and got ourselves treated to some fantastic, catered food! It was a first for many of us and a unique performance for the group!
Last night, on Sunday (12/2), Manginah had the privilege of opening for MIT's Techiyah's Fall Semester Show: The Case of the Missing Menorah. We had so much fun singing for this new crowd of people, and we were thoroughly impressed and entertained by Techiyah's performance, skits and parodies included! A shout out to the group for making us feel so welcome, and even inviting us to their after party! We hope to keep in touch.
Thanks for reading - check back soon for more updates. And DON'T FORGET - Our newest CD, Olot B'Manginot comes out a week from tomorrow on Tuesday, December 11th!! If you're in the area, come to our CD Launch in the Brandeis SCC from 1-4pm on Tuesday. See our facebook event for more details (http://www.facebook.com/events/505350086163917/?fref=ts).
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