Jewish recording artist Sam Glaser will kick off Temple Bat Yam anniversary celebration next month.
Glaser is an award-winning Los Angeles-based composer and performer of contemporary Jewish music. He has served as thee xecutive director of the Jewish Music Commission, producer of the American Jewish Song Festival, music coordinator for the University of Judaism, musical director of the Yad BYad teen theater troupe and musical director of the Brandeis-Bardin Collegiate Institute, according to a press release. In addition to his work in the Jewish realm, Glaser has released two Parent’s Choice award-winning children’s albums, composed five musicals, and has published four books of lyrics and poetry, the release stated. He will perform a Friday Night Live service/concert on Aug. 16. The evening will begin at 6 p.m. at Temple Bat Yam, 3260 Pioneer Trail.
Temple Bat Yam will continue the celebration with breakfast Aug. 17, followed by a hike or enjoyment of the beach. A talent show featuring local talent and more of Sam Glaser, as well as a dessert buffet, will be held that evening at the temple.
The anniversary weekend will conclude Aug. 18 with a buffet brunch at Casino Fandango in Carson City.
For ticket prices and information, visit www.tbytahoe.org.