Out and About: Top 10 things to do

From opera to rock circus, ballet to klezmer, we present you with a round-up of what's hot this weekend.

June 6, 2013 17:13
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Luma 370. (photo credit: Courtesy)


Let her sing

Terence Stamp (Arthur) and Vanessa Redgrave (Marion) star as an English couple in the touching comedy-drama Song for Marion . Marion is dying of cancer but is determined to keep attending her choir evenings at the community center, while grumpy Arthur prefers to spend his time silently smoking his roll-ups. With Gemma Arterton and Christopher Eccleston.

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Meet Beethoven
The Israel Philharmonic Orchestra continues its Classics for Kids series of narrated concerts with conductor Ronnie Porat, focusing this time on the life and work of Beethoven.

June 16 at 5:30 p.m. at the Charles Bronfman Auditorium in Tel Aviv. Call for tickets at 1-700-703-030.


The Q Rock Circus show will be performed in the framework of the Light Festival in Jerusalem this week. The live show is based on illuminated elements, acrobatics and acting challenging the laws of gravity.

Presented twice a day at the Builders' Garden Piazza. NIS 80 for all ages. For tickets, call *6226 or go to www.bimot.co.il.


An enchanted performance of music, acrobats, light and dance is presented in the framework of the Israel Festival at the Mediatheque Holon. The show, Luma, created by American fringe artist Michael Marlin, is a mix of black theater, light effects and comical stunts.

Today at 5 p.m. and Saturday at 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 and 5:30 p.m. For tickets: (03) 502-1552 or www.mediatheque.org.il.


Go To The Y

The YMCAmeri concert series hosts the renowned Modigliani Quartet for its next concert. The French string quartet, one of the world’s leading chamber ensembles, will perform next Thursday at the YMCA Jerusalem in a program of Ravel, Beethoven and more.

YMCA Jerusalem, 8:30 p.m. For tickets, call (02) 624-1041.


Ladino, Piazzola and music from the movies are featured in a concert of the Tel Aviv Soloists Ensemble, with Giselle Ben-Dor conducting and Mor Krabasi (pictured) as solo singer.

June 11 at 8:30 p.m. at the Israeli Conservatorium, Tel Aviv. Call 054-494-0317.


The Chokerlia band presents a concert tonight in Tel Aviv. Israel Zohar will play the clarinet together with a band of five.

On the program is Gypsy-Jewish music, as well as pieces from musicals and Russian songs.

Einav Hall, Tel Aviv, 8 p.m. NIS 70 to NIS 100. For tickets, call (03) 966-0177 j


Local opera tenors Gabi Sadeh, Yotam Cohen and Felix Liebshitz will sing arias, Neapolitan songs, songs from musicals and Hebrew songs.

Friday, 8:30 p.m. at the Azrieli Amphitheater, Azrieli Center, Tel Aviv.


Focus on food

The third and final exhibition focusing on the relationship between the culinary world and art opens today at the Chava Gallery in Holon. Do we eat to live or live to eat? “Lip Service” explores the complicated dialogue between humans and the food we eat.

Opening event 8pm Thursday, June 6, with dance and performances. Until August 24. Hanehoshet St., corner of Hamelacha, Holon, (03) 559- 6590. Free entry.


Admire the Bolshoi

The famed Bolshoi Opera will make its Israeli debut in the final production of this year’s opera season, performing Tchaikovsky's Eugene Onegin . Don’t miss this opportunity to enjoy a rich Russian production, with the Israeli Opera House’s choir, orchestra and soloists. Sung in Russian, with English and Hebrew titles.

From June 24 to July 6, Israeli Opera House, Tel Aviv. To order tickets: (03) 692-7777 or www.israel-opera.co.il

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