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Jazz singer Anita King will perform in upcoming concert in Pearl Music series, together with Robert Anchipolovsky Quartet.

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November 21, 2012 16:26
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1. FILM
KILLING THEM SOFTLY




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Adapted from George V. Higgins’s novel and set in New Orleans, Killing Them Softly is the story of professional enforcer Jackie Cogan (Brad Pitt), who investigates a heist that occurs during a mob-protected poker game. The starstudded cast includes Ray Liotta, James Gandolfini, Sam Shepard, Richard Jenkins and Scott McNairy. At theater around the country.

2. EXHIBITIONS
WALKING IN AFRICA


”Exploring Its Beauty” is a new photography and installation exhibition by artist Gila Stein, documenting a trip she made to Ethiopia. The photographs explore the different nature and human vistas of the African country.

Until December 31 at Netanya’s City Hall galleries.

3. MODERN JUDAICA



The Israel Museum presents “Forging Ahead: Wolpert and Gumbel, Israeli Silversmiths for the Modern Age.” It is comprised of 80 works, many shown for the first time, by two of the most influential designers of modern Judaica – David Heinz Gumbel (1906-1992) and Ludwig Yehuda Wolpert (1900-1981). The exhibition traces the evolution of the designers’ style.

The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, From tomorrow to April 6


4. POETIC AQUARELLES


Marking 27 years since his death, the Gutman Museum in Tel Aviv holds an exhibition of aquarelles by Yosef Zaritsky, a great Israeli painter who was famous for his watercolors. Forty works, created between 1918 and 1980, showcase the best of this important artist. From tomorrow until February 11, Shimon Rokach Street, Tel Aviv (03) 5161970

5. MIXED
IN HIS FOOTSTEPS


The 20th Ben-Gurion walk will take place this weekend in the Negev, with three different routes, one of which follows Ben-Gurion’s seven-kilometer daily route. Other options include a 13-km. route and a 20-km route in the beautiful nature sites of the area.

Today through Saturday at Ben-Gurion College. For more details: (08) 656-4165 or www.rng.org.il

6. MUSIC
SEASONAL CONCERT


Winterreise (Winter Journey), the famous song cycle for voice and piano by Schubert, is the centerpiece of a concert by the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra tonight, with pianist Christoph Eschenbach and baritone Matthias Goerne. The concert, performed by the singer and pianist worldwide, has won rave reviews. The two will also participate in the IPO’s concerts next week.

Tonight at Noga Hall in Jaffa at 8:30. NIS 200 to NIS 300.


7. MESMERIZING MUSIC


The dehumanizing effects of society on a young man’s life are the subject of Woyzeck, an opera based on Georg Buchner’s play, set to mesmerizing music by Alban Berg. The Israeli Opera’s production is one of the most impressive ever staged here. Philip Horst and Julian Tovey will alternate in the leading role of Woyzeck, and David Stern will conduct. The opera is sung in German with English and Hebrew surtitles.
From Monday until December 1 at the Israel Opera, Tel Aviv. (03) 6927-777, www.israel-opera.co.il

8. CROSS-CULTURAL


A Dutch-Israeli musical project combining Western music with influences of Iranian, Jewish and Arab music, Levantasy comes to Israel next week as part of an international tour. The project is a collaboration of Israeli musician Yoram Lachish and the Kepera Trio, a leading ethnic-jazz ensemble.

Tuesday at 9:30 p.m. at the Avram Bar in Jerusalem, 077-445-0701; next Thursday at Beit Hayotzer in Tel Aviv, *9066. And next Saturday at the Acre Conservatorium, (04) 991-4207.


9. FIT FOR A. KING

Jazz singer Anita King will perform in the upcoming concert in Pearl Music series, together with the Robert Anchipolovsky Quartet. December 1 at 1 p.m. at the Armored Corps Museum in Latrun.

Call (02) 535-6954 or visit www.pearl-music.co.il.

10. LATIN RHYTHMS

Opening this year’s Jazz at the Mishkan series is the Miguel Zenon Quartet playing Puerto Rican classics for the first time in Israel. Saxophone player and composer Zenon is one of the rising stars of today’s jazz music world, combining influences from his Latin roots with new and creative jazz stylings.

November 30 at 10 p.m. at the Opera – Arts Center in Tel Aviv, (03) 692-7777, www.israelopera.co.il.

NIS 115-199


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