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By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
11/07/2012
The Israeli Ballet, expected to move audiences with their newest works, tonight at the Opera-Arts Center.
 
1. FILM
LOVE IS ALL YOU NEED


Suzanne Bier directed this sweet romantic comedy that tells the story of Ida (Trine Dyrholm), who has just completed her cancer treatments and discovers her husband in bed with a young co-worker. She travels alone to Italy to attend their daughter’s wedding, where she meets the father of the groom, Philip (Pierce Brosnan), a widower who lives in a seaside villa. Despite bad first impressions, Ida may find her chance for another life.

At cinemas around the country.


2. ART
FRUITFUL ENCOUNTER


Renowned photographer Iris Nesher was seeking a cultural icon for a new project. The result of her surprising encounter is an exhibition at the Museum of Israeli Art titled “Yoram Kanuik: The Mona Lisa from Hess Street.” A gallery talk with the photographer will take place on Saturday at noon.

Until mid-December. 146 Abba Hillel Street, Ramat Gan, (03) 752-1876.


3.
3D DESIGN


Designer Itzik Mevorah’s exhibition of his designs, titled “Mevorah Exports,” is at the Holon Design Museum. Mevorah, whose work is inspired by materials from the world of fashion, as well as cars, diving gear and airplanes, tries to eliminate the borders separating art and design and says his works are somewhere between 2D and 3D art.

Until December 8 at 109 Hankin Street, Holon, (03)559-0021. Free admission.


4.
THROUGH THE EYES OF CHILDREN


The Ben-Zvi Institute presents an exhibition, “Jerusalem Children,” which brings the stories of the city as seen and told by kids who live here.

Until November 24 at the Auditorium, 14 Ibn Gvirol Street, Rehavia. Free entrance.

5. DANCE
A GREAT ROMANCE


Romeo and Juliet will be performed by the Israel Ballet Company tomorrow and Saturday in Tel Aviv. The full production was first created by the company’s director Berta Yampolsky more than 10 years ago, but is still enjoyable as ever.

NIS 150-250, www. Israel-opera.co.il and www.iballet.co.il.

6.
BEARING NEWS


The Israel Ballet presents a Première Night of four new works by acclaimed choreographer Itzik Galili, to music by John Cage. The centerpiece And the Earth Shall Bear was first performed this year by the British National Ballet.

Tonight at 8 p.m. at the Opera – Arts Center, NIS 139-199.


7.
YOUNG AND PROMISING


The Curtain Up dance event starts this Wednesday for the 23rd time, presenting 11 new works by young, up-and-coming choreographers in four parts. The event will take place at the Suzanne Dellal Center in Tel Aviv between November 14-24, and at the Jerusalem Theater between November 26-29.

NIS 60. Call (03) 510-5656 for the Tel Aviv performances and (02) 560-5755 for the Jerusalem performances.

8. MUSIC
CELTIC FIRE


The Ever-Green ensemble with guest dancers will perform at the Acre Music Center as part of the center’s Shabbat Sounds. The ensemble performs Irish and Celtic music around the country and abroad with great success.

Saturday at 9 p.m. at the Acre Music Center, (04) 991-4207.

9.
ELECTRIFYING NIGHT


Ehud Banai will give two concerts, performing his all-time hits, as well as new songs

November 14 & 15 at 10 p.m., Zappa Club, Tel Aviv, NIS 150, www.zappaclub.co.il

10.
THE PAGANINI OF THE TRUMPET


Catalonian Salvador Brotons will conduct the next concert of the Ra’anana Symphonette in a concert with solo pianist Vera Okhotnikova and acclaimed trumpeter Sergei Nakariakov, who has been called the Paganini of the Trumpet. On the program: Mozart’s overture to The Marriage of Figaro, Horn Concerto No. 3, Grieg’s Lyric Suite and more.

November 20, 22 & 25 at 8:30 p.m. at the Ra’anana Arts Center (09) 745- 7773 and November 21 at 8:30 p.m at the Petah Tikva Heichal Hatarbut. (03) 912-5222. www.symphonette.co.il



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