Old City magic starts tonight
If you take a walk around the Old City between
6-11 p.m. from March 18 to March 23 you will encounter musicians in all the
quarters, performing as part of the Old City Jerusalem Festival. Whether it is
psalms, Ladino, Arabic, Armenian, soul, spiritual, klezmer, liturgical song or
more, the list of musicians is a who’s who of the local music scene. The
performances will take place in the Christian, Muslim, Jewish and Armenian
quarters and at the Tower of David.
Synchronized with the festival, Beit
Shmuel will be holding a series of guided tours in the Old City; tours that
reveal the secrets behind the music and the cultures of the Old City’s colorful
Quarters. All events are free of charge except for the tours, which cost NIS 20
per person. For reservations call (02) 620-3461 or see the Beit Shmuel internet
• Jerusalem Post staff Some kinda spirit
Nancy Karin-Vardi is a singer,
actress, lyricist and producer known for many roles, such as her appearance in
Hanoch Levin’s Execution, and her one-woman show at the Holon Women’s Festival.
She stars in two special evenings of music, song, story-telling and dance,
appearing with – among others – pianist and musical director Oren Sela, singer
and story-teller Anabia Ben- Selia, and (only for the second of her two
performances) Asaf Dagan on percussion and drums. Vardi’s music is a blend of
gospel and soul, jazz, ragtime, blues, African songs and liturgical
Performances at 8:30 p.m. on March 21 at the Lili&Bloom hall,
13 Lilienbloom St., and on March 27 at the Felicia Blumenthal hall, 26 Bialik
St., Tel Aviv.
• Jerusalem Post staff Anthrax notice for Tel Aviv
get your gas masks out – but you may want some ear plugs. Veteran American heavy
metal legends Anthrax will be roaring into Tel Aviv for a show on August 13 at
the Nokia Arena.
Considered one of the “‘big four’ of metal” along with
Metallica, Megadeth and Slayer, Anthrax was formed in 1981, has released 10
albums and toured relentlessly, establishing its reputation as a fiery live act.
Founder Scott Ian is joined by longtime members Charlie Benate, Frank Bello and
• David Brinn Photography in books and comics
Illustrator Tsahi Farber will lecture in Hebrew on Photography in Illustrated
Books and Comics on Monday at the Vision Neil Folberg Gallery. This is the
second event in a lecture/discussion series at the gallery. March 18, 8:30
at the Vision Neil Folberg Gallery, Yosef Rivlin St., 18. The event
is free of charge.
• Jerusalem Post staff Helen Keller returns
Miracle Worker, the eternally amazing story of the triumph of the blind and deaf
Helen Keller with the help and inspiration of her teacher Anne Sullivan, will be
staged for young people from age 12 and up at the Mediatheque theater next
month. The play by William Gibson, based on the diary of Anne Sullivan, is
directed by Ziv Meyer.
Performances on April 13 at 11 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.
and on June 29 at Mediatheque Theater, Golda Meir Ave. 6, Holon. NIS 70. For
reservations call (03) 502-1552 • Jerusalem Post staff
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