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January 19, 2013

North Shore religion news in brief

Musicians Kevin Margolius and David Sparr will perform a concert titled “Faces of the Night,” featuring Jewish music of danger, dreams and celebration, on Sunday, Jan. 27, at Temple Beth Shalom, 489 Lowell St., Peabody. Wine, cheese and crackers will be served from 6:30 to 7 p.m., followed by the concert from 7 to 8 p.m., ending with a dessert reception. Margolius, a tenor, serves as the cantorial intern at Temple Beth Shalom and a student in the cantorial ordination program of Hebrew College. He is also the Mary Wolfman Epstein conducting fellow of the Zamir Chorale of Boston and conductor of the Prozdor High School a cappella choir. Sparr, a pianist, has been the music director and accompanist at Temple Ohabei Shalom and is the owner/engineer of Little Dog Studios. In addition to accompanying and/or recording many of New England’s cantors, Sparr has also been working extensively with Argentinian cantors Gaston Bogomolni and Elias Rosemberg. Tickets to the event cost $18 in advance, $25 at the door, and $10 for students. For more information or to reserve a spot, email bsimons@templebethshalom.org.

Everyone is welcome to participate in the sixth annual Jimmy Myers 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament on Monday, Jan. 21, at the Jewish Community Center, 4 Community Road, Marblehead. Myers, a Swampscott native, was a beloved coach at the J for 25 years, where he mentored thousands of kids in good sportsmanship and ran youth and adult basketball leagues. Nearly 100 kids and adults competed in the tourney last year. This year’s schedule: Grades 3-5 check-in, 9 a.m.; games start 9:30 a.m. Grades 6-8 check-in, 11:30 a.m.; games start at noon. Grades 9-12 check-in, 2 p.m.; games start 2:30 p.m. Adults check-in, 6:30 p.m.; games start 7 p.m. The fee is $45 per three-person team. All money raised goes toward sports and recreation programs at the JCC. Register at www.jccns.org/3on3-jimmy-myers-tournament or contact JCC Sports Director Andrew Dalton at 781-476-9904 or adalton@jccns.com.

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