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What to look out for this week.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
January 1, 2015 18:51
4 minute read.
‘The Imitation Game’ film

‘The Imitation Game’ film. (photo credit: PR)

1 FILM ONE MAN’S ENIGMA In the historical thriller The Imitation Game, British mathematician and logician Alan Turing helps crack the Enigma code during World War II while leading a group of the greatest minds in England, racing against time. Through the various chapters of his life – from his complicated childhood to his tragic end – the life of the man responsible for saving millions of lives is revealed. With Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightley, Matthew Goode.

2 TELEVISION THE MAN BEHIND BOND Award-winning director Mat Whitecross created the new miniseries detailing the military career of James Bond creator Ian Fleming. The four-part miniseries Fleming takes a look at the 007 creator and his early life, set against the permissive society of war-torn World War II London.

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With Dominic Cooper, Lara Pulver, Samuel West.

Monday on HOT 3 and HOT VOD.

3 DANCE DANCE AT THE MUSEUM Part of a series of 10 performances presented in conjunction with the exhibition “Out of the Circle: The Art of Dance in Israel,” the Israel Museum presents new performances by prominent dancers and choreographers, featuring well-known dances and performed in an intimate setting.

In this segment, there will be a solo performance inspired by iconic opera singer Maria Callas and a duet created by the artist together with choreographer Einat Gantz and composer Deganit Elyakim.

Tuesday at 9 p.m. at the Israel Museum, Jerusalem. For tickets, call (02) 677-1302; ww.imj.org.il.

4 MUSIC NORTHERN RADIANCE For the fth concert of the season, The Israel Camerata Jerusalem hosts the Finnish children’s choir Tapiola, considered one of the best in the world. Pasi Hyökki will conduct the concert and present music from the distant North, highlighting the works of prominent Finnish composer Jean Sibelius, celebrating 150 years since his birth.

Saturday and Sunday at 8 p.m. at the Tel Aviv Museum of Art; Tuesday at 8 p.m. at the Jerusalem Theater; Wednesday at 8 p.m.

at the Karmiel Cultural Center; Thursday at 8:30 p.m. at the Michael and Anna Wix Auditorium, Rehovot. For tickets, call 1-700- 552-000.

5 INVITATIONS TO THE DANCE The Popular Series Concert 2 hosts conductor Doron Salomon, violinist Thomas Irnberger and the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra. The program features Weber’s Oberon Overture; Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto; Bartók’s Romanian Folk Dances; Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker Suite and Brahms’s Hungarian Dances Nos. 1, 5 and 6.

Today at 8 p.m. at the Jerusalem Theater.

For tickets, call (02) 560-5755.

6 CLASSIC JOY ON PIANO The Israel Philharmonic Orchestra hosts conductor and pianist Murray Perahia for seven concerts.

The program includes Bach’s Piano Concerto No. 3 in D major; Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 21 in C major; and Haydn’s Symphony No. 94 (“Surprise”). With emcee Oren Nahari.

Today through Wednesday at 8 p.m. at the Charles Bronfman Auditorium (The Culture Palace), Tel Aviv. For tickets, call 1-700-703-030.

7 ART BEYOND THE SENSES The exhibition “Anamorphosis” by artist Josyan Vanunu displays Marcel Duchamp – his character, his art, his ideas – as a metaphoric anamorphosis. The reality at the exhibition is deceiving, full of sensual mysteries. What seems like nonsense is revealed as something external to the senses.

Opens today at 10 a.m. at the Artists House, 9 Alharizi St. Tel Aviv. For more information, call (03) 524-6685.

8 THEATER THE OBSESSIVE DOCUMENT A funny and touching one-man-show, My First Sony is about the deterioration of an Israeli family, told by Yotam, an 11-yearold boy, obsessed with documentation.

He records everything on his children’s tape recorder. He follows the events and reports them accurately, a fact that emphasizes the comic aspect of painful developments in his life, such as his parents’ separation and the inevitable ending. In English.

Today at 8:30 p.m. at the Ra’anana Performing Arts Center, 2A Hapalmah Street.

For tickets, call (09) 746-4036.

9 KIDS ALONG THE LINES OF IMAGINATION A new interactive exhibition for the whole family displays the line as an artistic component through which representations of images are made. The line in the current exhibition is a central component that moves throughout the gallery, transforming on its way in shape and matter, exposing the viewers to art and varied activities such as drawing, painting with light and on touch screens, sculpting with lines and painting through feeling linear shapes. On display are original works by Pablo Picasso, Alberto Giacometti, Alexander Calder and more. Free entrance for children.

Open throughout the week at the Tel Aviv Museum of Art, 27 Shaul Hamelech Street.

For more information, call (03) 607-7020; www.tamuseum.com.

10 FLOATING IN MID-AIR As a result of the installation Up in the Air by artist Tom Friedman, children and adults are invited to experience workshop sessions of creating works inspired by the stunning display of 850 objects and symbols, hanging up in the space of the “Fall of Light” in the center of the new department in the Tel Aviv Museum of Art. For ages 5 to 9.

For times and more information, call (03) 607-7020. Tel Aviv Museum of Art, 27 Shaul Hamelech Street.


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