FILM See Jason run
In the thriller Redemption
an ex-special forces soldier on
the run from a court martial navigates London’s criminal underworld. Seizing an
opportunity to assume another man’s identity, he becomes an avenging angel in
the process. With Jason Statham, Agatha Buzek, Vicky
McClure.FESTIVAL Mix it up a little
Animix, the International Animation,
Comics and Caricature Festival, is celebrating its bar mitzva August 9 to 13 at
the Tel Aviv Cinematheque, offering a varied selection of Israeli and foreign
films, as well as workshops.To order tickets, call (03) 606-0800, ext.
1. www.cinema.co.il.Enjoy complimentary klezmer
The 26th annual
klezmer festival in Safed will take place on Tuesday and Wednesday. The
rich program includes Amir Benayun, Avraham Tal, Yonatan Razel and many more.
All performances are free.For the full program, go to
Paint it forward
New York community artist Max Levy Frieder will conduct a three-week project at
Beit Hatfutsot in Tel Aviv. Families are invited to join the artist in painting
“the future” on a 40-meter-long canvas. For ages 4-100, about two
hours.Sunday to Thursday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Call (03) 745-7808 for
reservations.Take your poppets to the puppets
The Train Theater’s 22nd
International Puppet Festival in Jerusalem will host the leading Thai Puppet
Theater this year, alongside other Asian shows.
Sunday to Thursday, at
the First Station Compound
.DANCE Watch Kolben at Hot Dance
Jerusalem-based Kolben Dance Company presents Kmehin
as part of the Hot Dance
Festival at the Suzanne Dellal Center in Tel Aviv.Tomorrow at 10 p.m.
For tickets and more information, call (02) 624-3365.
the French fan club
French rock star Patrick Bruel will perform in Tel Aviv next
Thursday. Some 5,000 enthusiastic French fans are expected to
attend.8:30 p.m. at the Tel Aviv Exhibition Grounds, Building
1.MIXED Sing along at a Shabbat ceremony
Bring in Shabbat at the Tel
Aviv Port with the Israeli Beit Tefila at sundown. The ceremony, which takes
place every Friday evening during the summer, involves local musicians, guests
and tourists who join in the singing and the reading.At the North Deck,
6:30 p.m. Free.ART Live large
Andy Warhol’s large-format works will be
the center of a new exhibition at the Tel Aviv Museum of Art. Other attractions
include works by Jean-Michel Basquiat, Tom Wesselmann and Adam
McEwen.From August 8
.MUSIC Queue up for quintessential quintets
The Jerusalem International Chamber Music Festival returns to the YMCA on August
28, and this year the focus is on quintets. Top musicians from around the world
will participate in the festival under the artistic direction of Elena
Bashkirova. Tickets to the popular concerts usually run out quickly, so make
your reservations now.
To reserve, call (02) 625-0444. For a full
program, visit www.jcmf.org.il.
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