Written by: [29 Oct 2014 ]
Tamar Eisenman on Music, Language and Limbo

Tamar Eisenman is the kind of musician that makes me feel I need to invent a new vocabulary for writing. The words I know just don’t seem to cover the range and depth of all she is and does. An amazing guitarist who has been playing since the age of six, Eisenman writes songs that move in every way. Alone with her guitar or performing with her band, her stage presence is charged with energy that sends you flying, or diving deep into feelings. I’ve been wanting to talk to …

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Written by: [28 Oct 2014 ]
Classical Indian Dance @Indian Embassy – November 2014

Enjoy the enchantment of Classical Indian Dance! The Embassy of India in Israel will present Natya Vedika –  lectures and demonstrations of Classical Indian Dance each Thursday in November. Admission is free, but requires advance registration. The events will take place at the Embassy of India in Israel, 140 HaYarkon Street, Tel Aviv.
Each event will include a lecture and demonstration, taking place from 18:00  – 19:30. The programs will feature:
November 6, 2014: Apsara Meera – Kathak Dance
November 13, 2014: Miho Kataoka Erlich – Bharatanatyam Dance
November 20, 2014: Aya Mayala – …

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Written by: [28 Oct 2014 ]
Dror Cohen: Einstein Kraus Blues

This bluesy song by Dror Cohen, with its touch of surreal nostalgia, has the scent of Tel Aviv in the fall, and the two musicians – each with his own legend and legacy – Arik Einstein (1939 – 2013) and Shmulik Kraus (1935 – 2013). Poetic and dream-like, the song evokes the spirit of these two very different men:
“And Einstein says go slow
but Kraus has to move”
Cohen wanders in the “White City” so changed with time, and sings in a warm deep voice, letting us feel the end of an …

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Written by: [27 Oct 2014 ]
Fringe Night 2014

Fringe Night is back! The best of this year’s plays will be performed in Tel Aviv on the nights of November 12 & 13, 2014. The good news: tickets will be only 30 NIS per show, so you can sample several! All plays will be performed in Hebrew, unless noted otherwise. The celebration of Israeli fringe theatre will close with the Kipod Zahav (Golden Hedgehog) Fringe Theatre Award ceremonies on Friday, November 14, 2014 at 12:00, at the Jaffa Theatre.
Wednesday, November 12th
Shlomi Center for Alternative Theatre will present “Black Box” …

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Written by: [26 Oct 2014 ]
International Music Showcase Festival 2014

The International Showcase for Israeli Music is back, bringing together Israeli musicians with some of the most influential figures of the international music industry, will take place over two weekends in two great venues: The Yellow Submarine in Jerusalem and The Zone in Tel Aviv. Rock and Indie music will be featured from November 19th – 22nd, Jazz and World Music from November 26th – 29th. Most performances are free and open to the public (based on space available) – so come show your love!
The Rock/Indie Program will open on …

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Written by: [21 Oct 2014 ]
Indie City Live Harmony in Jerusalem

Indie City Live returns to Jerusalem on Wednesday, November 12, 2014 with concerts in central Jerusalem locations, all in the theme of Live Harmony!
There will be three stages with back-to-back concerts:
Havatzelet Street from 20:00: MOAN; System Ali; Nitsan Horesh & the Cut Out Club.
Horkenus Street from 19:30: Shivta; Lola Marsh, Sumsum, and Kutiman Orchestra.
Queen Heleni Street from 19:30: Amir Lev, Acollective, and Tiny Fingers.
Don’t forget the after-party: the neighborhood bars will be hosting more bands for music late into the night. Echo & Tito, Niv Ast, Sayaf, Cut ‘n Base …