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Roughly 50 years after “Fiddler On The Roof” made its Broadway premiere, American Jews have held on to the show in almost the same way the residents of Anatevka held on to their traditions. In early August, the Stage Door Conservatory, an East Bay summer musical theater program for kids, will perform “Fiddler.” To whet your appetite, and to raise funds for a scholarship program, the conservatory is showing the classic 1971 film and having a sing-a-long, with words to the songs printed on the screen.

7 p.m. music and snacks, 7:30 p.m. screening on Saturday, May 18 at the Mormon church, 1501 Walnut St., Berkeley. $5-$18. (510) 521-6250.


“Russian to the Concert.” Performances of Beethoven and Tchaikovsky by the Bridge Players as part of Music in the Mishkan series. At Congregation Sha’ar Zahav, 290 Dolores St., S.F. 4 p.m. $20.


“42 Hebrew Art Songs.” Cantor Itzhak Emanuel performs music written by composer Aaron Blumenfeld. At Berkeley Arts Festival, 2133 University Ave., Berkeley. 8 p.m. $10 suggested.


Hot Kugel. Klezmer band. At Jerusalem Grill and Bar, 1740 S. Winchester Blvd., Campbell. 7 p.m. Free with dinner.


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