Desert sounds come alive at InDNegev
The Western Negev will rock and roll, and
probably a few other things, too, between October 10 and October 12 when the
annual InDNegev independent music bash returns to Mitzpeh Gevulot for the
seventh successive year.
The three-day gathering offers a rich array of
talent and acts from the local underground scene, with over 80 shows lined up
over the weekend. The concerts will feature the leading members of the local
alternative music community, including one-off confluences, and will take place
on two stages.
Many of the shows will be hosted in the new InDtronix
compound which will be exclusively devoted to electronic music across a range of
Elsewhere on the InDNegev program you can find a relatively
mainstream act in the shape of pop star Evyatar Banai and instrumental music
trio Tatran, which played at this year’s Red Sea Jazz Festival in Eilat, rock
act the Israel Vaserman Band, and Dixieland-Swing band The Betty
In addition to the musical entertainment the Unknowing Land
compound should keep the infant festival patrons happily engaged, while the
Shabbat area will host workshops and classes on a wide range of topics, as well
as communal prayer services and meals.
For tickets and more information:
(03) 544-9345 and 2013.indnegev.co.il.
Agnes’ comes to Haifa
The Haifa English Theater presents John Pielmeier’s
award-winning drama Agnes of God, directed by Betsy Lewis
Soprano Maya Golan is Agnes’ voice, performing the musical
interludes with vocal direction by Clive Noble. A court-appointed psychiatrist
(Bertha Cafrey) and the Mother Superior (Ruth Willner) struggle with moral
conflict during the investigation of the case of Agnes (Tova Giventer), a young
novice nun who mysteriously becomes pregnant.
Agnes opens on October 24
and runs through till November 2.
For tickets and more info visit
AACI put on Sondheim’s ‘Company’
AACI’s J-Town Playhouse Theater Project
presents its newest musical production of Stephen Sondheim’s
Company follows our anti-hero bachelor Robert on the night of
his 35th birthday, as he contemplates his unmarried state and his friendships
with “those good and crazy people,” his married friends, in vignette after
As Robert weighs the pros and cons of married life he
makes his way through this series of encounters during which we meet his three
girlfriends, April (the stewardess), Kathy (the girl who’s going to marry
someone else) and Marta (the “peculiar” one).
Company features a
brilliant energetic score containing many of Sondheim’s best-known songs
including “Another Hundred People,” “The Ladies Who Lunch” and “Being
Performances will take place October 10 through 26 at Jerusalem’s
For more info visit www.aaci.org.il.