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The Yamma Ensemble includes (from left) Avri Borochov, Sefi Asfuri, Talya G.A. Solan, Yonnie Dror and Aviad Ben Yehuda.

Yamma ensemble mingles and teaches: Israeli folk band in DL

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Last fall, the seven members of an Egyptian folk-rock band known as Wust el-Balad visited Detroit Lakes for a week in late September, and before they gave their final performance at the Historic Holmes Theatre, they had made a lot of friends in the community.


This Monday, a new group of Arts Midwest WorldFest musicians arrived in DL for a weeklong artist residency -- the five members of the Israeli folk group, Yamma Ensemble.

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Vicki Gerdes
Staff writer at Detroit Lakes Newspapers for the past 14 years, currently editor of the entertainment and community pages as well as obituaries. Living in DL with my cat, Smokey.
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