Written by: [25 Aug 2016 ]
Jaffa Theatre: Eyes

Eyes is an incandescent, moving performance inspired by the life and poems of Palestinian poet Mahmoud Darwish. Poetry makes connections where no connection is apparent, obvious, or even seems possible. Poems make the impossible happen every day, they allow us to see, feel and understand what we otherwise might never know. Poetry brings us as close as we can get to the heart of a stranger.

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Performance, Review, Theatre »

Written by: [24 Aug 2016 ]
Cameri Theatre: Hotel Rendezvous

Hotel Rendezvous is a sweet confection, artfully composed. Directed by Udi Ben Moshe, the play is based on George Feydeau’s L’Hotel du Libre-Echange, translated into Hebrew by Eli Bijaoui in a stage version by Eli Bijaoui and Udi Ben Moshe.

Arts, Children, Performance, Theatre »

Written by: [15 Aug 2016 ]
The International Festival of Puppet Theatre 2016

The International Festival of Puppet Theatre is celebrating its 25th year with an enchanting festival for all ages, taking place from August 15 – 18, 2016. Opening festivities took place last night with an exciting announcement: a permanent home for the Train Theater (home of the puppets) will be built in Liberty Bell Park, Jerusalem.

Music, Performance »

Written by: [14 Aug 2016 ]
Robert “Bilbo” Walker in Israel: September 2016

From the heart of Mississippi, Blues musician Robert “Bilbo” Walker will be coming to Israel for the first time for two performances: September 6, 2016 at The Barby in Tel Aviv, and September 7th at the Yellow Submarine in Jerusalem.

Arts, Film »

Written by: [11 Aug 2016 ]
Sausage Party

Exuberant imagination and a total lack of boundaries make Sausage Party a great summer film. Just as the name implies, it’s a wild and witty animated romp, with a juicy, well-plotted, meaty story, and a hefty helping of raunch on the side. Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg are definitely maintaining their reputation here as purveyors of crazy fun and the most bizarre religious allegories, not to mention non-stop laughter. For those of us who are into food (and who isn’t?), it’s fun to see the story from their perspective for …

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Written by: [10 Aug 2016 ]
The Infiltrator

Highly suspenseful, The Infiltrator will have you on the edge of your seat. Bryan Cranston brings all the contrasts and contradictions that make him a fascinating actor to watch, into the character of Bob Mazur, undercover cop who goes after the drug lords, corrupt bankers and businessmen of the Medellín Cartel. What makes the film even more chilling is the realization that none of what we see onscreen is a product of the imagination – it all went down, just like that.