Written by: [17 Dec 2014 ]
Local Testimony/World Press Photo 2014

Memory is an artistic collaboration between time and the mind, certain images are selected and will come to represent those moments in our lives, and in the greater world around us. As the calendar year comes to a close, we tend to look back on that internal photo album and reflect on the passing year. What moments do we remember, and what have we already forgotten?
Local Testimony is an annual exhibition that features the year as seen through the lens of news photographers. Currently showing at the Eretz Israel Museum, …

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Written by: [20 Dec 2014 ]
VOX FEMINAE Festival: December 23 – 25, 2014

The VOX FEMINAE Women Composers and Performers Music Festival will take place at the Felicja Blumenthal Music Centre from December 23 – 25, 2014. Spanning a diverse range of music from Hildegard Von Bingen (a favorite of mine) to contemporary compositions by Israeli women composers, the three day festival is under the artistic direction of Alona Epshtein, Rona Israel-Kolatt, and Taum Karni.

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Written by: [18 Dec 2014 ]
Superchondriac Dany Boon in Tel Aviv

Comedian and filmmaker Dany Boon is in Israel and held a press meeting at the French Insitute in Tel Aviv this week to talk about his new film Superchondriac, comedy, and being Jewish. This is not Boon’s first visit to Israel, he’s been here several times before, but this is the first time he’s taken time out from visits with family (in Ramat Aviv and Ramat Gan, in case you’re curious).
Superchondriac will open in Israeli theatres on December 25, 2014. The film was written and directed by Boon, who also …

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Written by: [15 Dec 2014 ]
Exhaust @ Levontin 7

Intrepid jazz lovers, Exhaust will be performing at Levontin 7 on Sunday, December 21, 2014 at 22:30. This trio of musicians will take you places you never thought you’d go. Exhaust brings together: Assif Tsahar (Digital Primitives), Igor Krutogolov (Kruzenshtern i Parohod), and Haggai Fershtman (Monotonix). Music to drive you wild and set you free.

Tickets are 40 NIS. Levontin 7 Tel Aviv. Link to the facebook event page here.

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Written by: [14 Dec 2014 ]
ayelet@midnight: december 14 2014

Serendipity is the kind of word that always makes me smile twice: once when it happens, and then again, just because it’s such a fun word to say.

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Written by: [13 Dec 2014 ]

Animation artist Garri Bardin will talk about his work on Sunday, December 14, 2014 at Tel Aviv University, at 20:00 in the Mexico Building, Hall 206 Aleph, 55 Haim Levanon Street, Tel Aviv. The event will take place in Russian, with translation to Hebrew, and include screenings of selections from Bardin’s work. Admission is free and open to the public but advance registration is required. Call 03-5166242 or 054-6399788 to register.
It’s a great opportunity to hear this talented artist talk about his work!
Garri Bardin worked as an animated cartoon director …