Out and About: Top 10 things to do

From films to museums, we offer you a round-up of what's hot this weekend.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
June 19, 2013 12:41
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FILM

Remember Superman

Based on the DC Comics character, Man of Steel is a reboot of the Superman film series that tells the story of the character’s origin. The film stars Henry Cavill in the title role, with Amy Adams as Lois Lane. The young man is forced to confront his secret extraterrestrial heritage when Earth is invaded by members of his race.

The film opens today around the country.

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Get Immersed in Movies
More than 250 films will be screened at the annual student film festival that started last night. Special guests such as Sofia Coppola and James Manos, Jr., will present their films and hold work shops.

June 19-24, Tel Aviv Cinematheque and other venues around the city. For the full program, go to www.taufilmfest.com.

ART

Meet Muniz

Renowned Brazilian artist Vik Muniz opens his first Israeli solo exhibition tonight at Zemack Contemporary Art Gallery at 8 p.m. The exhibition examines Muniz’s significant works from different periods over the past 20 years, such as a series made out of car parts, paper col- lages and coffee beans, as well as selec- tions from his series Chocolate Pictures and Pictures of Waste Land.

Until July 31 at 68 Hey B’Iyar St., Tel Aviv, (03) 691-5060, www.zcagallery.com

Rediscover Nature
Eldar Farber and Sigal Tsabari, winners of the 2012 Schiff Award, presenting their works in two new exhibitions at the Tel Aviv Museum of Art. The exhibitions “Tel Aviv-Berlin” (Farber) and “Hymn of Weeds” (Tsabari) focus on sites and scenery.

Opens June 24 at the Tel Aviv Museum of Art, The Kramer Gallery, 27 Shaul Hamelech Blvd.



MUSIC

Rock Under the Moonlight

Opens his world tour with two perfor- mances at Zappa Tel Aviv, performing songs from the Bauhaus repertoire. The Mr. Moonlight tour 2013 celebrates 35 years of the Bauhaus rock group.

June 21, doors open 9:45 p.m. June 22, doors open 9 p.m. Call *9080 for tickets. www.zappa-club.co.il

Don't Miss the Mass
“Holy and Earthly” is the title of the Camerata Orchestra’s season finale con- cert. Avner Biron will conduct Mozart’s Serenade No. 9 and Beethoven’s Mass in B Major , with the Israeli Bertini Chamber Choir and soloists.

June 22 at 9 p.m. and June 23 at 8:30 p.m. at the Tel Aviv Museum of Art. June 25 at 8:30 p.m. at the Jerusalem Theater (02) 560-5755. June 26 in Karmiel (04) 988-1111. For tickets, call 1-700-552-000..

DANCE

Love Thyself

Ronnie Heller’s dance-theater presents a new performance, Nathan and Michel, which examines the boundaries of gender and of self-love, combining acting, dance and live music. The tragic-comic story is a free adaptation of Romeo and Juliet.

June 26 at 9 p.m. at the Suzanne Dellal Center, Tel Aviv, (03) 510-5656.

CHILDREN

Learn About Argov
The last installment of the Israeli Opera's Tzlilei Kesem (Magical Sounds) series introducing great composers to children will focus on Israeli composer Alexander Argov. Host and artistic director Nitza Shaul will tell Argov's life story together with dancers, actors, musicians and singers. For ages 4 and up.

July 2-4 at 5 and 6:30 p.m., Opera House, Tel Aviv. Call (03) 692-7777.

ART

Discover the Lost Generation

A new exhibition at Beit Hatfutsot entitled “The Lost Generation” is a tribute to J.D. Kirszenbaum (1900-1954), an artist whose work represents a generation of Jewish artists who were forced to leave their native Eastern Europe. The exhibition offers a profound visual record of one individual’s effort to survive and even thrive under adverse conditions.

July 12-October 30, Beit Hatfutsot, Tel Aviv .

THEATER

Be the Judge and Jury

Set in a US courtroom, a theatrical event entitled You Are the Jury unravels a debate over patent and infringement between two Israeli ex-army buddies who turned rivals in life and business. The audience is the jury at this mock trial, written in conjunction with top American patent lawyers. In English.

July 3 and 4 at 5:30 and 8 p.m. at Beit Hahayal, 15 Jabotinsky St., Herzliya. For more info, call 054-245-4997 or visit http://finnegan.com/YouAreTheJury.html.



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