Midnight East Purim Recommendations 2016

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Purim/Photo: Ayelet Dekel
Purim/Photo: Ayelet Dekel

LET THE CELEBRATIONS BEGIN!

Tuesday, March 22

Enjoy a FREE concert at the Israel Conservatory Tel Aviv! 25 Louis Marshall Street at 18:30! Come in costume and enjoy the students and teachers in performance!

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Ongoing – in theatres now: Kung Fu Panda 3 – dazzling 3D scenes in a cuddly child-friendly martial arts action-adventure film. Midnight East review.

Wednesday, March 23

Kerem HaTaymanim Street Party – FREE! The fun starts at 18:00. Here’s the link to the facebook event page.

Thursday, March 24

Holon Adloyada/Photo: Eli Neeman
Holon Adloyada/Photo: Eli Neeman

Holon Adloyada Purim Parade: this year’s theme will celebrate 50 years of television in Israel, with special attention to beloved children’s shows – Fistuk’s House, Pupik, Bob the Builder, as well as the immortal Zehu Zeh and the legendary Nikui Rosh.The parade will begin at 11:30 and will march along Sokolov, HaNessi’im and Weitzman streets, ending at the corner of Golomb and Weizmann. Read more

Zootropolis (Zootopia)/Photo courtesy of PR
Zootropolis (Zootopia)/Photo courtesy of PR

Zootropolis (Zootopia) opens in Israeli theatres today! Can the lion and the lamb live in harmony? How about the bunny and the fox? A really fun feel-good animation adventure, with sparkle, wit, and many moments of awww… not to mention a lively investigation of the nature/nurture debate. Midnight East review.

Get into the Bukharian groove with the Alaev Family at Levontin 7, 21:00. “An exuberant blast of energy, beautiful and wild, ancient and new. “From here joy rises” – I can think of no better way to describe the Alaev family than with the words of this Tajiki poem .”  Midnight East review. Tickets are 65 NIS, purchase online via this link.  Here’s the link to the facebook event page.

 

Lucille Crew Purim Party at Pasaz – hip hop, funk & SnowFlake Black! “the kind of band that takes over your body with their funk, hip hop, searing soul sound and rhymes that take the grit, the dirt, the pain, the sensuality and rhythms of the city and tattoo them on your brain.” Midnight East review  Tickets are 43 NIS in advance/50 NIS at the door, and may be purchased online via this link.  Here’s the link to the facebook event page.

 

Michal Shapira  performs Amy Winehouse at the Ozen Bar. Doors open at 20:00, show starts at 20:30 – this is a seated show. Tickets are 65 NIS in advance/70 NIS at the door, and may be purchased online via this link.  Here’s the link to the facebook event page.

Friday, March 25

Zombie Walk Day Edition: meet in Rabin Square at 11:00 (in costume/makeup or get yourself organized on site) then at 11:30 the walk begins in the direction of Kikar HaMedina to join the big street party! Here’s the link to the facebook event page.

Purim/Photo: Ayelet Dekel
Purim/Photo: Ayelet Dekel

Tel Aviv Purim Street Party – this will be HUGE! Starts at 11:00 and goes on until 18:00 with non-stop music! Here’s the link to the facebook event page.

Purim/Photo: Ayelet Dekel
Purim/Photo: Ayelet Dekel

Full  Trunk at The Zone – unfortunately, this performance has been cancelled due to illness. Get well soon & keep on rockin’!

Shmemel at Tmuna, 21:30. Crazy, happy, dancing fun! Shmemel “make the stage come alive and get the room jumping. social critique, love, brass, drums, guitar and zany humor.” Midnight East review. I am predicting this will sell out, so – tickets are 60 NIS, purchase online via this link. Here’s the link to the facebook event page.

Saturday March 26

Pasaz Minifest with Full Trunk, Jane Bordeaux, Buttering Trio , Phototaxis & lots more… admission free! Starts at 14:00 and on into the night, the show schedule has not been published. Here’s the link to the facebook event page.

Tikkun Olam Makers – all inclusive, fully accessible Purim Party at Bascula! The party starts at 20:30, 72 Harakevet St – expect DJs with hip hop & mainstream music, plus circus acrobatics! Admission of 30 NIS includes the first drink. Here’s the link to the facebook event page.

Zombie Walk Night Edition – meet up at 21:30 on the corner of Ben Zion Blvd & King George. The walk starts at 22:00. Brains, brains, brains!!!! Here’s the link to the facebook event page.