Stravinsky’s ‘The Rite of Spring’: a collaboration between The Israel Ballet Company and Mayumana.
(photo credit: RAN BIRAN)
FILM: HATE, LOVE STORY
As Hateship Loveship (adapted from a story by Alice Munro) opens, Johanna Parry (Kristen Wiig) is starting a new job in a new town, where she will be serving as housekeeper and caregiver for elderly businessman Bill McCauley (Nick Nolte) and his teenage granddaughter (Hailee Steinfeld). Johanna falls for Ken (Guy Pearce), the attractive son-in-law, whom she meets as he is stealing drugs from Mc- Cauley’s medicine cabinet.
DANCE: SEVEN NEW WORKS
Dance Scene 2014, the dance festival of Jerusalem’s Hazira Performance Art Arena, takes place this year June 24-26 at Beit Mazia. Celebrating its 14th anniversary, the festival will present seven new works in three programs.
Tuesday and Wednesday there will be performances at 7, 8:30 and 9:30 p.m. and Thursday at 9 p.m. For a full program and tickets call (02) 678-3378 or go to www.hazira.org.il.
UNLIKELY AND INTRIGUING
An intriguing collaboration between The Israel Ballet Company and Mayumana resulted in Game On, a new interpretation of Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring. Twentyseven artists from both companies collaborate on stage combining techniques from the classical ballet and the beat world of Mayumana.
Tomorrow and Saturday at 9 p.m. at Haifa Auditorium, (04) 833-8888 or www.barak-tickets.co.il, NIS 165-195.
ART: MODERN REALISM
A one-man exhibition, “I Returned, and Saw under the Sun,” paintings by David Nipo, winner of the 2013 Haim Shiff Prize for Figurative-Realist Art, opens next Thursday at the Tel Aviv Museum of Art. Nipo’s paintings are consciously linked with classical art. He constructs them with meticulous composition; a fascinating play with symmetry, chiaroscuro and symbolic concepts.
A PLATE OF ART
A multicultural Art and Food Happening in support of the Women’s Ceramic Workshop at the Umm el-Fahm Art Gallery will take place Saturday between 2 and 5 p.m. Two hundred hand-painted plates, created by 80 Arab and Jewish leading artists, will be offered for sale at a fixed price of NIS 500 each. Visitors are invited to enjoy a traditional Arab meal prepared by local cooks at NIS 100 for adults and NIS 50 for children, one free meal with each plate purchased.
The Umm el-Fahm Art Gallery: Tel. (04) 631-5257.
MUSIC MONUMENTAL QUARTETS
The Artemis Quartet (Germany), one of the top string quartets in the world, will be performing at The Israel Conservatory Auditorium, as part of the Chamber Series. They will play two of the monumental quartets – Schubert’s “Death and the Maiden” and Beethoven’s String Quartet opus 131.
Sunday at 8:30 p.m. For tickets call (03) 546-6228 or go to www.icm.org.il.
British composer, conductor and pianist Thomas Adès arrives in Jerusalem’s Music Center Mishkenot Sha’ananim this week. The acclaimed musician will be giving open master-classes to young composers and performers.
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and a concert Thursday at 8 p.m. Entry to all events is free but preregistration is necessary. Call (02) 642-1041.
SINGING TILL DAWN
The Israel Opera will hold a special night of opera hits as part of the Tel Aviv White Night events next Thursday. In the program arias, duets and ensembles from beloved operas and musicals performed by soloists of the opera are accompanied by piano.
From midnight until 3 a.m., NIS 65. For tickets call (03) 692-7777, www.israel-opera.co.il.MIXED BAG: A GREEK EVENING
A fund-raising event for the Israel Cancer Association will be held at the Jerusalem International Convention Center on Tuesday. In the program: Greek music and magical travel stories from Thessaloniki, hosted by Yaron Enosh. There will be a colorful fair and reception at 8 p.m. and performances around tables with refreshments from 9 p.m.
For tickets call *6226.SUN BLESSINGS AT THE PORT
Practice Yoga at sunset on the wooden deck of the Tel Aviv Port every Tuesday in June at 7 p.m. for free. The open yoga classes given by the EllaYoga Center, are part of Yoga Month. There is also a photography exhibition, and special Yoga events June 21 and 27.
For more information and a full program call (03) 544-4881, www.ellayoga.com/eng.