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Written by: [15 Feb 2017 | No Comment | ]
Sell your Soul to the Devil at the Israel Opera

Starting in March, the Israel Opera will present a new production of Gounod’s Faust. This production promises to be particularly well-made, with two major creative heads at the helm: Dan Ettinger on the conductor’s podium, and Stefano Poda directing for the first time in Israel.

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Written by: [4 Feb 2017 | No Comment | ]
Hoodna: Ethiopian Jazz in South Tel Aviv

The vintage cover look of Yelben/Beza, Hoodna Orchestra’s new single with Tesfaye Negatu, goes deeper than surfaces. A poignant song of love and longing with bright, dramatic brass and a dance groove, Yelben means ‘from my heart’ in Amharic, and is the first in a series of recordings on the Hoodna Music label, a tribute to Ethiopian jazz of the 60s and 70s, in exciting collaborations between musicians in Israel and Ethiopia. In fidelity to the sound the band likes, the recordings are made with analog equipment, and released on …

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Written by: [30 Jan 2017 | No Comment | ]
Tomer Yeshayahu – Boidem

A Mediterranean winter – the rains that almost never come and then always catch me by surprise, unaware, unprepared, the layers of sweaters I pile on, after a serious search and recovery mission in the apartment, because I only use them a few times a year, and never remember where they are. The cold, wet, night made the perfect setting for Tomer Yeshayahu’s launch concert for Boidem, his second solo album, at the Ozen Bar this past Saturday. Opening with Horef Shel Yam Tichon (A Mediterranean Winter), the instrumental intro …

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Written by: [24 Jan 2017 | No Comment | ]
Black Bruises @Rothschild 12

Never thought I’d hear Rolling Stone’s Cocksucker Blues and a cover of Ben, the sentimental song Michael Jackson made famous

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Written by: [23 Jan 2017 | No Comment | ]
Money is Power?

“They say that Richard Cory owns one half of this whole town” – so begins Richard Cory, the folk song recorded by Simon and Garfunkel on Sounds of Silence, their second studio album, in 1966. Written by Paul Simon about the divide between rich and poor

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Written by: [20 Jan 2017 | No Comment | ]
Tel Aviv Blues Festival #4: Deep Down South & Hazelnuts

4 days, 40 shows and 20 venues – The Tel Aviv Blues Festival #4 Winter Edition was an amazing experience, with music everywhere! Huge thanks to Yamit Hagar, whose love for the blues, creative spirit, initiative, energy and superlative organizational wizardry makes it all happen, time and time again! So many great musicians participating, so many shows

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Written by: [15 Jan 2017 | No Comment | ]
Tel Aviv Blues Festival #4: Alvin Youngblood Hart

Mississippi Blues in the middle of the Tel Aviv winter! Alvin Youngblood Hart opened the Winter Acoustic Edition of the Tel Aviv Blues Festival #4 at the Barby on Wednesday, January 11, 2017 – and it was a wonderful experience. What he can do with a guitar is mesmerizing

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Written by: [8 Jan 2017 | One Comment | ]
Night of Ideas – January 26th 2017

The French Institute will present a Night of Ideas on January 26, 2017 at the Tel Aviv Museum of Art. In the spirit of similar events taking place in Paris, as well as 30 other cities worldwide on the theme of “Our Common World,” the focus here will be on women – Israeli and French – who have influenced our world in different disciplines. The event is open to the public, free of charge, but advance registration is required. Write to: nightofideas@ambfr-il.org.
The evening will begin at 18:30 with opening introductions …

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Written by: [8 Jan 2017 | No Comment | ]
Israeli Opera: Lucia di Lammermoor

Star-crossed lovers, madness and tartan-clad Scots feature in the next opera to be performed in Tel Aviv. After opening the current season with an excellent production of Bellini’s Norma, the Israel Opera continues in the bel canto tradition with Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor.

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Written by: [25 Dec 2016 | No Comment | ]
Raash BaSifriya – Fun & Free at the Beit Ariela Library

Vegan Friendly (Geva Alon’s new band), Vaadat Charigim, Eifo HaYeled, and Daniel Davidovsky on amplified bicycle, will be performing at Beit Ariela, on Thursday, December 29, 2016 – admission free! What’s the occasion?