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Fun things to do over the weekend and in the week ahead.

November 12, 2015 11:04
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 1 FILMS THE IMAN Steve Jobs is a biopic that shows rare mo- ments from the life of the Apple founder, just before each important launch in his career. The moments include the launch of the Macintosh in 1984 through the launch of the iMac in 1994. The film also depicts chapters from his relation- ships with his partner Steve Wozniak, his marketing saleswoman and his daughter. With Michael Fassbender, Seth Rogen, Kate Winslet.

2 TELEVISION DECADE DOCU The Seventies is an eight-part CNN docu- mentary series. It focuses on the decade in which many historic events occurred, such as the sexual revolution, the Vietnam War, the Watergate scandal, peace trea- ties between Israel and Egypt, the surge in global terrorism, and changes in the music industry. Produced by Tom Hanks and Gary Goetzman.

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Tuesdays at 9 p.m. on Channel 1.

3 MUSIC PIPE ORGAN RECITAL Award-winning organist Sharon Prushan- sky will perform works by composers such as Bach, Buxtehude and Bruhns.

Saturday at 11:30 a.m. at the Elma Arts Complex Luxury Hotel, Zichron Ya’acov. For tickets: (04) 630-0134; tickets@

4 SEVENTIES REVISITED The 1970s will be remembered in Israel as the period when fashion began to blossom and nightclubs and beat music, as well as overseas influences, seeped into the local music scene. The Victor Jackson Show pays tribute to the iconic songs that were composed in the 1970s and have stood the test of time.

Wednesday at 9 p.m. at Beit Avi Chai in Jerusalem. For tickets, call (02) 621-5300.

5 FORGOTTEN COMPOSERS The New Jewish Chamber Philharmonic Dresden is coming to Israel to perform works by Jewish composers who were boycotted by Nazi Germany. The rich repertoire was completely forgotten in Europe over the past seven decades. The program features works by Alexander Zemlinsky, Miklos Rózsa, Felix Mendels- sohn and Erich W. Korngold.

Thursday (tonight) at 8:30 p.m. at the The Israel Conservatory of Music in Tel Aviv. For tickets, call (03) 546-6228.

6 SPANISH TREASURE The Israeli Andalusian Orchestra Ash- dod opens its season with a concert featuring the Chekara Ensemble led by Jalal Chekara, who will perform with 5 November 12, 2015 weekend top things to do 10 out & about 10 1 8 9 acclaimed paytan Rabbi Haim Luk. The program features music composed in the Andalusia region of southern Spain, north of Moroccan influences.

November 15 to 24 at 8:30 p.m. at the fol- lowing venues: Beersheba Mishkan Art Stage; Ashdod Mishkan Art Stage; Jerusalem Theater; Kiryat Motzkin; and Recanati Auditorium, Tel Aviv Museum of Art. For tickets, call 1-800- 693- 693.

7 SONG OF SONGS Tar player Peretz Eliyahu will perform a world premiere at the International Oud Festival. Inspired by the Song of Songs, the work includes poetry segments and instrumental transi- tions alternating between modern and ancient, influenced by the depth and beauty of the text. Flanked by a number of other musicians, Eliyahu will host his son Mark, who plays the kamanche, as well as vocalists Haya Samir and Shai Tsabari.

Thursday (tonight) at 9 p.m. at the Jeru- salem Theatre. For tickets, call *6226; (02) 623-7000.

8 DANCE DESERT FREEDOM Tamir Gintz, art director of the Kamea Dance Company, heads out to the wilder- ness with Bamidbar Dvarim (Things in the Desert). The choreography uses the physical and human landscape of the desert as inspi- ration. The work interweaves current reality with ancient illusions, basic impulses, rituals and intimacy, rendered by 12 dancers free of urban conventions.

Monday at 8:30 p.m. at the Herzliya Per- forming Arts Center. For tickets and more information, call 1-700-702-929.

9 CHILDREN JERUSALEM PUZZLE QUEST Escape the Nazir is an interactive Es- cape Room game appropriate for fami- lies, friends and groups from ages 10 and up. Participants have 60 minutes to work together to decipher clues and escape their locked room while trying to avoid a Nazirite intent on keeping them from achieving their goal. It’s recommended for team-building and group dynamics.

Open daily from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Fridays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays from one hour after end of Shabbat until midnight. At 28 Pierre Koenig Street in Je- rusalem. For information and reservations:; 054-712-1656;

10 MIXED BAG THE LAND OF OLIVES Some 250 artists from the Nahalat Binyamin Artists’ Fair will host the best boutique producers of olive oil in honor of the peak of the harvest season. There will be tastings of olive oil products, lec- tures and explanations on the process of making olive oil. The boutiques will arrive from all over the country, such as Bethle- hem and the northern Negev.

Friday (tomorrow) and next Friday (November 20) from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Nahalat Binyamin Street in Tel Aviv. For more information, call (03) 516-9580.

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