The new Walt Disney Pictures action-adventure western The Lone
Ranger tells the story of Tonto (Johnny Depp), a Native American spirit warrior
who recounts the untold tales that transformed John Reid (Armie Hammer), a man
of the law, into a legend. The two unlikely heroes must learn to work together
to fight greed and corruption. With William Fichtner, Tom Wilkinson, Helena Bonham Carter, Ruth Wilson.
Fall for Falstaff
The Israeli Philharmonic Orchestra ends its 2012-2013
season with two operas by Verdi, Otello and Falstaff, with musical director
Zubin Mehta conducting an international cast of soloists and the Gary Bertini
July 9 at 8 p.m. and July 12 at 2 p.m. at the Mann
Auditorium, Tel Aviv; July 16 at the Haifa Auditorium at 8:30 p.m. For more
information about concerts and tickets, call 1-700-703-030 or (03) 621-1777.
Veteran singer Cliff Richard, 72, who performed in Israel
more than 20 years ago, will give two concerts in Tel Aviv. He has sold more
than 260 million records worldwide and is best known for his songs “Devil
Woman,” ”We Don’t Talk Anymore,” “The Young Ones,” “Summer Holiday” and
July 11 and 13 at the Nokia Arena, Tel Aviv. Tickets,
starting at NIS 340, are on sale at www.eventim.co.il/cliff-richard.
The Israeli Ballet Company will perform on tower scaffolding as a
tribute to The White City in cooperation with the building company. The tower,
located at 36 Rothschild Blvd., was designed by awardwinning architect Richard
Mayer. The performance will accentuate the dissonance between classical ballet
and the modern glass and chrome building. Free.
July 10 at 8 p.m. in Tel
Buy young design
A new platform for upcoming young designers will take
place every Thursday night, starting tonight, at the Jaffa Port compound. The
event showcases artists in the various fields of design, offering the public an
opportunity to purchase unique pieces at reasonable prices. Enjoy the design,
musical performances, food and beer after sundown.
For more information,
go to www.platform-art.co.il.
Remember the Spring
Noga Shatz presents a solo exhibition at the Alfred
Gallery entitled “Arab Spring,” exhibiting large-scale and expressive oil
paintings and minimalist watercolor and ink paintings on paper. Through the term
that symbolizes the beginning of hope and revolution, the artist offers the
viewer a possibility of interpretation of the exhibition: the first seed of hope
beholds the possibility of failure and destruction.
Opens July 11 at 8
p.m. until August 2, Alfred Gallery, 19 Ben-Atar St., Tel Aviv
Books from around the world, a series of events in
conjunction with the International Authors upcoming Festival, at Mishkenot
Sha’ananim, Jerusalem, opens with an evening of American literature. The
event includes a panel discussion, a short concert and an interview with
acclaimed American- Jewish author Nicole Krauss, recently appointed co-director
of the festival.
July 11 at 7:30 p.m. The interview will be at 9:30 p.m.
For information and tickets, call (02) 629-2214.
Join the party
A rave will take place tomorrow afternoon at the Russian
Compound in Jerusalem. Dancing to the music of Ivri Lider and top DJs are
part of the programs for the city’s youth organized by the Jerusalem
Municipality. For age 18 and up. Free entry.
Get into the kitchen
Following the success of the annual Houses from Within event, the organizers
have decided to try a new concept – Restaurants from Within. At this
first-of-its-kind event, which will take place in Jaffa from July 7 to 9,
visitors are invited to enter the kitchens of top restaurants, meet the chefs,
taste choice dishes and cook together.
For detailed program and tickets,
go to www.openrestaurants.co.il. NIS 75 to NIS 300.
See the light
The Image Theater of Prague is coming for a summer tour of Israel,
showing audiences the magic of Black Light Theater, with dance, jazz, light
effects and more. Image is the most important company of the genre, and
the show is captivating for audiences of all ages.
July 19 to 29 around
the country. For tickets in Tel Aviv, call (03) 510-5656. In Jerusalem, call
(02) 560-5755. For Haifa, call (04) 841-8411. For other venues, go to www.htk.co.il and www.garber-tickets.co.il.