Discover the little-known story of the love affair between
Franklin D. Roosevelt and his distant cousin Margaret “Daisy” Suckley, in the
comedy-drama Hyde Park on Hudson . The events center around the weekend in 1939
when King George VI of England and his wife, Queen Elizabeth, visited the US
president’s country estate in Hyde Park, New York. Starring Bill Murray and
DON’T DESERT THE BLUES
Yair Dalal, internationally
renowned as an outstanding oud and violin player, per- forms Blues for the
Desert – songs and instrumental segments inspired by the desert, the Middle East
and the blues.
Thursday at 8:30, Confederation House, 6 Emile Botta
Street, Jerusalem, (02) 624-5206
BECOME INFATUATED WITH THE AFRICAN BEAT
Fatoumata Diawara performs her concert Mali to Paris at the annual International
Women’s Festival in Holon. Diawara, who was born and raised in Mali, became a
leading international musician with her debut album Fatou in 2011, performing
African rhythm combined with contemporary jazz.
Friday at 10 p.m. at
the Holon Theater
JOIN THE ZUCKERMANS
Renowned violinist Pinchas Zukerman will
be joined by his daughter, soprano Arianna Zukerman, for the Israeli
Philharmonic Orchestra’s next series, starting Tuesday. On the program
are works by Mozart, Mahler, Schubert and more.
March 5,6 and 7, Smolarsh
Hall, Tel Aviv. March 8 at noon, Jerusalem Theater. March 10, Haifa
Auditorium. For more concert dates, information and tickets go to www.ipo.co.il
or call 1-700-703-030
GET INTO A HEALTHY RHYTHM
Asaf Avidan, I Got the Hotties,
Izabo, Marina Maximilian and Shai Dibo will appear in this year’s Take Me to the
Riots, the annual rock con- cert for the Dolev Founda- tion, which pro- motes
medical rights of the general public in Israel and provides free legal
representation to patients struggling with the health system.
March 3 at
8 p.m., the Barby Club, Tel Aviv. Tickets available at the concert. Info:
EXPLORE MIRÓ’S INSPIRATION
A new exhibition at the
Israel Museum explores the recurring motif of Joan Miró’s Spanish Dancer . The
exhibition takes as its starting point two works: Joan Miró’s Painting (Spanish Dancer), 1927 and his drawing Unti- tled (Spanish Dancer), 1924. The
15 works on display, from the museum’s collection and on loan from international
institutions and private collections, draw on symbols and imagery recurrent in
Miró’s body of work and are rendered through a profu- sion of artistic
On view through June 29.
TRAVEL BACK TO OLD JERUSALEM
The Axelrods plan a relaxing vacation in
Cancun but some- thing happens, and instead they find themselves in ancient
Jerusalem. Ah, Jerusalem is an original musical written and directed by
Sunday at 8 p.m., in English, at Beit Shmuel, Jerusalem,
JOIN THE TREASURE HUNT
The Bible Lands Museum
Jerusalem invites families to go on a treasure hunt that will take them through
the museum’s exhibi- tions, ending in the Family Activity Room. The
program is appropriate for the Shabbat observant by purchasing tickets in
Saturday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for ages 4+. In Hebrew: NIS 20; NIS
18 for museum members. Free admission for children under 18 on Wednesday
afternoons and Saturdays. Museum Row, 25 Avraham Granot Street, Jerusalem,
(02) 561- 1066; www.blmj.org
PARTICIPATE IN THE ART OF SUPPORT
Lehem Veshoshanim (Bread and Roses), a
spe- cial art sale for International Woman’s Day, will take place in Tel Aviv.
Now in its 10th year, the annual art exhibition raises funds for Ma’an, an
organization that promotes fair employment of Arab women in Israel. Some 700
works by some of Israel’s top artists will be sold at a 10 per- cent
March 8 and 9, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Kastiel As Is art space,
2 Moshe Maor Street, Tel Aviv.
OPEN THE VOICE BOX
The Opera Hour for
Children, in the foyer of the Opera House, con- tinues with Mozart’s Magic Box ,
where two sisters enter a magical forest and discover the world of opera. For
ages three to eight.
March 10 at 5 p.m. March 28 at 10:30
a.m. and 12:30 p.m., the Opera House, Tel Aviv, (03) 692-7777.