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September 11, 2014 12:37
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The internationally acclaimed theaterdance performance Oyster by Inbal Pinto and Avshalom Polack.. (photo credit: PR)

1 FILM TAKE IT FROM THE TOP
In the comedy Begin Again, Gretta (Keira Knightley) and her boyfriend Dave (Adam Levine) are college sweethearts and songwriting partners who move to New York when he lands a deal with a major record label. But Dave’s newfound fame soon tempts him to stray, leaving Gretta on her own. Her world takes a turn when a record label executive (Mark Ruffalo) catches her performance and wants to make her a star.

2 DANCE OPEN-AIR PERFORMANCE
The Kibbutzim Contemporary Dance Company presents 360°, an interactive performance between dancers and audience.

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The open-air performance is part of the Culture and the Community program of the International Bank. Free entrance with pre-registration.

Next Thursday at 8 p.m. at 42 Rothschild Blvd., Tel Aviv. For reservations, call (03) 513-0001.

3 THE WORLD IS THEIR ‘OYSTER’
The internationally acclaimed theaterdance performance Oyster by Inbal Pinto and Avshalom Polack returns to the Israeli stage with one performance as part of the Payis Culture Days. NIS 20.

Sunday at the Yahalom Theater in Ramat Gan at 8:30 p.m. and next Thursday at 9 p.m. at the Suzanne Dellal Center in Tel Aviv.

4 MUSIC CLASSICAL HIT LIST
The Haifa Symphony Orchestra opens its new concert season with a classical concert featuring Greek soprano Dimitra Theodossiou and the orchestra’s musical director Shu Zhong. On the program: Tchaikovsky’s Fifth Symphony and arias from popular operas such as Norma and La Boheme.

Sunday and Monday at 8:30 p.m. at the Haifa Auditorium.

5 YOUNG AND TALENTED
The Israel Symphony Orchestra Rishon Lezion is initiating a series of concerts for young audiences. The series aims to create a direct connection between the musicians and young listeners through a fascinating dialogue. The first concert’s program, titled “To Be a Musician or a Magician?” with conductor Bar Avni and musical soloists Itay Navon, Tomer Amrani and Yuval Chen, includes popular pieces by Mozart and Saint-Saens.

Today at 5:30 p.m. at the Rishon Lezion Cultural Center. Tel: (03) 948-4840.

6 A ‘MAGNIFICENT’ PROGRAM
The Israeli Camerata Orchestra, Jerusalem, opens its concert season with four Magnificats, with conductor Avner Biron, soprano Einat Aronstein, countertenors Zvi Emanuel- Marial and Marcel Beekman, baritone Guy Pelc and the Israeli Vocal Ensemble.

The program includes the Magnificat by Vivaldi, Telemann and Albinoni; Hallelujah (Magnificat) by Bardanashvilli (world premiere); and a concerto by Zelenka.

Tuesday at 8 p.m. at the Jerusalem Theater; Wednesday at 8 p.m. at the Weizmann Institute in Rehovot; Saturday at 9 p.m. and Sunday at 8 p.m. at the Tel Aviv Museum of Art. 1-700-552-000.

7 SINGING FOR MEIR
The musical event that has become a tradition since the untimely death of singersongwriter Meir Ariel 15 years ago brings together some of the country’s best performers and musicians to commemorate the troubadour whose work is still very much alive. Among the performers are Shalom Hanoch, Moshe Levy, David Broza, Keren Ann and Dori Ben-Zeev (pictured).

Monday at Kibbutz Regavim. Doors open at 7 p.m. www.headstart.co.il/project.aspx?id=10810

8 ART - BURNT UP
A photography exhibition at the Zaritsky Artists’ House titled “Destroyed” opens tonight. The exhibition of architect and artist Adva Baram examines the cyclical nature of life from the standpoint of the destruction and loss caused by the forest fire on Mount Carmel in 2010. The works featured in the exhibition present fireravaged buildings and houses, charred trees and shattered windows scattered on the mountainside.

Opens tonight at 7:30 at Zaritsky Artists’ House, 9 Alharizi St., Tel Aviv; (03) 524-6685

9 MIXED BAG SUPPORT LOCAL DESIGN
The new Beit Ma’ariv project opens its doors with a pop-up store of fashion and design called Maarivta. It includes the collections of more than 50 Israeli designers at special discounted prices. The project allows designers to show and sell their items without having to pay a store, thus allowing them to reduce the prices and reach new customers. So pop over and take a look.

September 17 to 24 from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Beit Ma’ariv, 2 Carlebach St., Tel Aviv

10 GIVE A GIFT OF CARING
Bank Hapoalim is holding its annual Open House for NGOs, presenting original handicrafts by children and adults as gifts for the holidays. All the proceeds will be donated to the various organizations. Gift items include housewares, kitchenware, decorative items, toys, Judaica, jewelry, chocolate, wine and more. NIS 10 and up.

Friday, September 19 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday from 8:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. at Kibbutz Shefayim.


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