Written by: [28 Sep 2016 ]
The Women’s Balcony (Ismach Hatani)

Daring and bold are descriptions usually reserved for films that depict extreme and often transgressive images, characters and situations. Yet The Women’s Balcony, a warm feel-good dramatic comedy set in a traditional Sephardic Orthodox community in Jerusalem, is brave and bold – and lots of fun!

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Music, Performance »

Written by: [25 Sep 2016 ]
Ahuva Ozeri with Ravid Kahalani at Neve Schechter

Greet Rosh Hashanah with music and love – Ahuva Ozeri, a wonderful composer and musician, will be performing at the Neve Schecter Legacy Heritage Center for Jewish Culture, with special guest Ravid Kahalani (Yemen Blues), on Thursday, September 29, 2016.
Ozeri is a wonderful composer, a true living legend blazing a trail in a field that had been predominantly male.  Her instrument is the bulbul tarang, an Indian string instrument. Although Ozeri permanently lost the use of her voice due to cancer, she continues to perform, with young vocalist Shiran Avraham …

Dance, Performance »

Written by: [24 Sep 2016 ]
Curtain Up – November 2016

Curtain Up is a contemporary dance showcase for independent choreographers. Now in its 27th edition, the annual festival nurtures emerging choreographers, not only providing a venue, but supporting them through the creative process and in all aspects of production.

Dance, Free, Music »

Written by: [24 Sep 2016 ]
Bollywood Party at Frishman Beach

It’s Bollywood by the Beach this Thursday, September 29th at Frishman Beach, Tel Aviv!
20:00 Bollywood dance workshop with Yael Tal and DJ Avi Levy – admission free!
21:45 Screening of the Bollywood movie Tanu Weds Manu at the Frishman Beach Restaurant. Indian dishes will be prepared specially for the event and available for purchase.
The event is hosted by The Embassy of India, with the cooperation of the Tel Aviv Municipality, Shai Motion and Frishman Beach Restaurant.
Here’s the link to the facebook event.

Dance, Performance »

Written by: [22 Sep 2016 ]
St. Petersburg Eifman Ballet October 2016

The St. Petersburg Eifman Ballet returns to Israel this October with a new version of Red Giselle, and Up & Down, a ballet inspired by F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel Tender is the Night.

Music, Performance »

Written by: [20 Sep 2016 ]
Mekudeshet 2016: Ravid Kahalani and Sona Jobarteh

The encounter between Ravid Kahalani (Yemen Blues) and Sona Jobarteh at the Mekudeshet Festival was a mesmerizing evening of music that flowed from meditative to rhythmic groove.