Following an alien invasion 60 years earlier that nearly
destroyed the Earth, former Marine commander Jack Harper (Tom Cruise) is one of
the last few humans stationed on the planet, where he and his colleague Victoria
(Andrea Riseborough) are part of an operation to clean up the remaining forces
of the invasion and extract the planet’s remaining resources. Oblivion, the new science fiction film, features Olga Kurylenko and Morgan
MAKE A PILGRIMAGE
Earth Day 2013 will be marked in
Jerusa lem with several events within the frame - work of the First
International Jerusalem Symposium on Green and Accessible Pilgrimage (April
21-26). The opening gala will take place at the YMCA on Sunday at 7 p.m.
Other events include an international public art exhibition at the Alrov-Mamilla
Esplanade, films, tours and debates. For a full program, go to
EXPLORE THE PARADOX
surreal, flawlessly executed and often mesmerizingly disturbing
production of Kmehin , choreographer Amir Kolben depicts the paradox of a
society such as ours: food and the lack thereof; beauty and its intrinsically
hideous counterpart; rich and poor.
Saturday at 9 p.m. at the Suzanne
Dellal Center, Tel Aviv. For more information, call Kolben Dance at (02)
BLOW THE HORN
Jazz saxophonist Ravi Coltrane, son of
John Coltrane, will be in Israel with his quintet for a concert at the Zappa
Club in Tel Aviv (Tuesday) and another at the Herzliya branch (Wednesday). He is
coming here on the back of the release of his latest CD, Spirit Fiction ,
which came out on the prestigious Blue Note record label last year.
open at 8:15 p.m. The shows start at 10 p.m. at both venues. For tickets and
more information: *9080 and www.zappa- club.co.il
Jerusalem Camerata Orchestra performs a special Moon of Alabama concert,
performing works by composers who immigrated to the US from Europe. It
includes pieces by Kurt Weill, Hans Eisler and Igor Stravinsky, with conductor
Yaniv Dinur, soprano Keren Hadar and violinist Matan Dagan.
Karmiel at 8:30 p.m. Thursday in Ariel at 8 p.m. Next Saturday at the Tel Aviv
Museum of Art at 9 p.m. and April 30 at 8 p.m. at the Jerusalem Theater. Call
FALL FOR RUSSIA
Russian classics will be the focus in the Music
from the Hermitage concert of the Ra’anana Symphonette
Conductor Omer Welber (pictured) will conduct a concert of
works by Tchaikovsky and Stravinsky, with Pianist Yaron Kolberg and trumpeter
Wednesday and next Thursday at the Ra’anana Arts Center
TALK AT ANNA'S
Join Gallery talk at Anna’s Vienna, an
exhibition that explores the visual and material culture to which artist Anna
Ticho was exposed during her studies in Vienna. On view are works by Ticho, as
well as by Joseph Hoffman, Gustav Klimt, Egon Schiele and Michael
Tuesday at 7 p.m. in Hebrew with exhibition curator Timna
Seligman and Jugendstil collector Anat Meidan. Free admission.
8. MIXED BAG
SPRING INTO ACTION
“Aviv,” the spring festival at Rishon Lezion,
returns for the 14th time next month bringing a rich and variegated program
including classical and world music as well as jazz and dance, fla- menco and
rock. This year the festival hosts about 300 artists from around the
May 2 to 11. For the complete program visit the site:
www.springfestival.co.il For reservations call (03) 948-8688.
LISTEN TO THEM SING
Jerusalem-based a cappella co-ed groups KOLture Shock and
Joya join the all-women’s group Kolot to present a night of music produced
entirely by voices. All three groups present repertoires of songs from
multiple genres, sung in Hebrew and English.
Acappellooza Jerusalem 2013:
The Hal- lelujah Concert will take place on April 29 at 8 p.m. at the Hirsch
Theatre, Beit Shmuel. For tickets, call Beit Shmuel (02) 620-3463. NIS 40 in
advance, NIS 50 at the door.
WATCH THE STARS
Buena Vista Social Club
founder Juan de Marcos Gonzalez is coming to Israel for the first time with
Cuban superband Afro-Cuban All Stars. They will perform all the loved songs from
the Buena Vista albums and more.
April 27 at Zappa Amphi Shuni, Binyamina. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. Concert starts at 9 p.m. For tickets, call *9080 or