Written by: [6 Jul 2015 ]
Khan Theatre: Kinneret, Kinneret

Kinneret, Kinneret, the Khan Theatre production of Nathan Alterman’s play edited and adapted by Shahar Pinkas, and directed by Shir Goldberg, is inspired by history, and is itself a part of Israel’s theatre history. The play is set in 1912, more than a hundred years ago, an almost magical distance. Time enough to create an elaborate mythology, and time enough for the myths to unravel.
But first and foremost – Kinneret Kinneret is theatre, a striking, moving, thoughtful, funny, and entertaining work of art.

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Free, Music, Performance »

Written by: [5 Jul 2015 ]
Outdoor Concerts @Port of Tel Aviv – FREE!

Rock & Port is a series of outdoor concerts with top Israeli musicians and bands at the Port of Tel Aviv – all free!

Performance, Theatre »

Written by: [5 Jul 2015 ]
The Threepenny Opera – Preview Look

The Threepenny Opera, with its scathing social critique and jazzy numbers, will open at the Cameri Theatre on June 11, 2015, directed by Gilad Kimchi. Since this is Brecht, please remember that the jazzy songs and dances are there to disrupt the emotional connection between the viewer and the characters onstage, this disconnect allowing one to reflect on the themes and issues. Of course, if you are having a lot of fun while contemplating social change, that’s fine too. A backstage peek at Cameri rehearsals would seem to indicate that …

Music, Performance »

Written by: [1 Jul 2015 ]
Mark Kozelek (Sun Kil Moon) Returns to Israel

Hot news – Mark Kozelek will tour to promote Sun Kil Moon’s new album Universal Themes (released June 2, 2015), and will arrive in Tel Aviv for one night only! This will be a special seated (yes, you are reading this correctly) performance at The Barby on September 9, 2015.
***UPDATE*** originally listed as a “sit down” event, it is now scheduled to be a standing concert.
Politically influenced cancellations might make people a bit wary, but Caldo Verde Records have issued a very reassuring statement:
Mark believes that not all people of …

Arts, Children, Film »

Written by: [29 Jun 2015 ]
11th Tel Aviv International Children and Youth Film Festival 2015

The 11th Tel Aviv International Children and Youth Film Festival will take place at the Tel Aviv Cinematheque from July 2 – 9, 2015. The festival features a selection of excellent international and Israeli films. The Festival Director is Michal Matus, Cinematheque chairwoman is Gila Almagor and Cinemateque Manager Alon Garbuz.
One of the main events is the International competition for Best Film, this year’s participants are: Birds of Passage from Belgium, My Skinny Sister from Sweden, The Invisible Boy  from Italy, Paper Planes from Australia, Life According to Nino from …

Dance, Performance »

Written by: [29 Jun 2015 ]
Boris Eifman Ballet to Perform in Tel Aviv

Boris Eifman Ballet returns to the Tel Aviv Performing Arts Center with two works: Tender Is The Night(Up and Down), and Rodin. The neo-classical ballet company, one of the world’s largest, tours extensively, and Israel has been fortunate enough to host the company many times. Tender Is The Night will have its Israeli premiere, while Rodin returns to the TAPAC stage following its great popularity on the company’s previous performances here.
Tender Is The Night was originally inspired by F. Scott Fitzgerald’s eponymous novel. Many of Eifman’s works have been inspired …