FILMHome not-so-sweet homeAugust: Osage County
is a black comedydrama that
takes a look at the lives of the strong-willed women of the Weston family, whose
paths have diverged until a family crisis brings them back to the Oklahoma house
they grew up in and to the dysfunctional woman who raised them. With Meryl
Streep, Julia Roberts, Ewan McGregor, Sam Shepard, Dermot Mulroney and Benedict
(Dust), Inbal Pinto and
Avshalom Pollak’s new dance theater work, invites the viewer into a world with
several doors and possibilities of meaning. Dance, performance, animation,
illustration, design and sound each gives hue, tone and resonance to this
Next Thursday at 9 p.m. at the Suzanne Dellal Center, Tel
At the Rink
The Israel Artistic
Ice Skating Championship takes place in the Holon Ice Peaks Hall this weekend.
The contest will open this evening at 5:45 and will close with a gala event on
Saturday at 5:30 p.m. Free entrance. Holon, next to the Yamit Water
For more details, go to www.icepeaks.co.ilMUSICTop Class
Schiff conducts the next concert series of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
with Hungarian cello soloist Miklós Perényi.
The classical program
includes works by Haydn, Brahms and Dvorak.
Schiff will also give a piano
recital Saturday, 8:30 p.m. at the Mann Auditorium, Tel Aviv. Sunday and Monday
at 8:30 p.m. at the Mann Auditorium, Tuesday at 8:30 p.m. at Binyenei Ha’uma in
New Year's Concert 1
will take center stage
at The Tel Aviv Soloists Ensemble’s next concert. The Collegium Singers and solo
singers will join the ensemble.
Saturday at 1 p.m. at the Orthodox Church
in Haifa, (04) 836-3804. Sunday at 8:30 p.m.at the Israeli
Conservatorium, 054-494-0317.Monday at 8:30 p.m. at the Weil Center in
Kfar Shmaryahu. (09) 956-9430.
New Year's Concert 2
The Latvian National
Choir will perform two concerts with the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra in the
framework of the Liturgical series at the Opera.Handel’s Solomon
oratorio on Saturday at 8 p.m. at the Jerusalem Theater and Sunday at 8
p.m.at the Opera House in Tel Aviv. Beethoven’s Missa Solemnis on
Tuesday at 8 p.m. in the Opera House and Thursday at 8 p.m. at the
Scenes of Marriage
Senior Cabinet Minister Aiden
Hoynes (David Tennant) and his wife, Freya Gardner (Emily Watson), are a
high-flying golden couple in The Politician’s Husband.The BBC’s
acclaimed three-episode miniseries will be shown on HOT VOD and HOT 3 from
Friday at 9 p.m.FESTIVAL
A lot to
celebrate in Eilat
Conductor Valery Gergiev returns to Eilat’s Hangar 6 with the Classical at the Red Sea Festival January 16-18.
This year, the festival celebrates Ger-Tchaikovsky’s Iolanta
and Massenet’s Don Quichotte, as well as Mahler’s Symphony No. 9, with the Marinsky Opera choir, orchestra and solo singers. There will also be numerous chamber music concerts at Isrotel’s Royal Beach Hotel.
To reserve tickets and hotel room: www.isrotel.co.il or www.arkia.co.il. For tickets, go to www.hadran.co.il
Opening this year’s Jazz in the Mishkan series, pianist Monty Alexander and his trio, drummer Obed Calvaire and bassist Dezron Douglas, make their Israeli debut, bringing Jamaican rhythm-infused jazz to Tel Aviv on Friday, January 17 at 10 p.m. Alexander will also hold a masterclass on January 16 at 5 p.m.For tickets, call (03) 692-7777 or go to www.israel-opera.co.ilMUSICLieder Leader
Acclaimed countertenor Andreas Scholl will give a concert in the framework of the YMCA Cameri series of the Jerusalem Music Center together with pianist Tamar Halperin.January 9 at 8:30 p.m., (02) 624-1041
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