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Hot Peas 'N Butter Performs at Jewish Museum, 10/7

Families can shake to the multicultural music and contagious rhythms of the five-member band Hot Peas 'N Butter at The Jewish Museum on Sunday, October 7 at 2:00 pm. Seen on Nickelodeon and Noggin and led by Danny Lapidus and Francisco Cotto, the band's mix of everything from Puerto Rican folk and American blues to klezmer and world beats will get everyone dancing. The concert will feature songs linked to nature in conjunction with the Jewish holiday of Sukkot as well as catchy songs such as "Moishe the Camel," and tunes from their new album of classic lullabies, Catchin' Some Peazzz.

Tickets are $18 per adult; $13 per child; $15 adult Jewish Museum family level member; and $11 child Jewish Museum family level member. This concert is for children ages 2 to 7. Adults are asked to accompany their children. For further information or to purchase tickets, the public may call 212.423.3337 or visit TheJewishMuseum.org/familyconcerts.

Winners of 2006, 2008 and 2009 Parent's Choice Awards, Hot Peas 'N Butter is a unique children's musical group that incorporates elements of traditional Latin music, Afro-Caribbean rhythms, jazz, folk, and rock. By combining an interactive, invigorating approach to performance with mature, multicultural music, the band has developed a distinct way of inspiring care and creativity in kids and adults alike. As a featured group on Sirius Satellite Radio's Kids Stuff, and with the appearance of their hit videos, Number 1 and Deep Down, on Nickelodeon and Noggin, Hot Peas 'N Butter is quickly becoming a household name. Recent releases include Hot Peas 'N Butter Vol. 4: The Pod Squad and Best of the Bowl, Ingles y Espanol, a bi-lingual CD.

Widely admired for its exhibitions and collections that inspire people of all backgrounds, The Jewish Museum is one of the world's preeminent institutions devoted to exploring the intersection of art and Jewish culture from ancient to modern times. The Jewish Museum organizes a diverse schedule of internationally acclaimed and award-winning temporary exhibitions as well as dynamic and engaging programs for families, adults, and school groups.

The Museum was established in 1904, when Judge Mayer Sulzberger donated 26 ceremonial art objects to The Jewish Theological Seminary of America as the core of a museum collection. Today, a collection of 26,000 objects is maintained - paintings, sculpture, works on paper, photographs, archaeological artifacts, ceremonial objects, and broadcast media. The collection is among the three largest of its kind in the world and is distinguished by its breadth and quality. It is showcased in the vibrant, two-floor permanent exhibition, Culture and Continuity: The Jewish Journey, examining the Jewish experience as it has evolved from antiquity to the present.

Museum hours are Saturday, Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday, 11am to 5:45pm; Thursday, 11am to 8pm; and Friday, 11am to 4pm. Museum admission is $12.00 for adults, $10.00 for senior citizens, $7.50 for students, free for children under 12 and Jewish Museum members. Admission is free on Saturdays. For general information on The Jewish Museum, the public may visit the Museum's website at http://www.thejewishmuseum.org or call 212.423.3200. The Jewish Museum is located at 1109 Fifth Avenue at 92nd Street, Manhattan.



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