Out and About: Top 10 things to do

From opera to rock circus, ballet to klezmer, we present you with a round-up of what's hot this weekend.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
June 6, 2013 17:13
3 minute read.
Luma

Luma 370. (photo credit: Courtesy)

 
X

Dear Reader,
As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways to keep going. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analyses from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

As one of our loyal readers, we ask you to be our partner.

For $5 a month you will receive access to the following:

  • A user uxperience almost completely free of ads
  • Access to our Premium Section and our monthly magazine to learn Hebrew, Ivrit
  • Content from the award-winning Jerusalem Repor
  • A brand new ePaper featuring the daily newspaper as it appears in print in Israel

Help us grow and continue telling Israel’s story to the world.

Thank you,

Ronit Hasin-Hochman, CEO, Jerusalem Post Group
Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief

UPGRADE YOUR JPOST EXPERIENCE FOR 5$ PER MONTH Show me later Don't show it again

FILM

Let her sing

Terence Stamp (Arthur) and Vanessa Redgrave (Marion) star as an English couple in the touching comedy-drama Song for Marion . Marion is dying of cancer but is determined to keep attending her choir evenings at the community center, while grumpy Arthur prefers to spend his time silently smoking his roll-ups. With Gemma Arterton and Christopher Eccleston.

Be the first to know - Join our Facebook page.


KIDS

Meet Beethoven
The Israel Philharmonic Orchestra continues its Classics for Kids series of narrated concerts with conductor Ronnie Porat, focusing this time on the life and work of Beethoven.

June 16 at 5:30 p.m. at the Charles Bronfman Auditorium in Tel Aviv. Call for tickets at 1-700-703-030.

CHALLENGE GRAVITY

The Q Rock Circus show will be performed in the framework of the Light Festival in Jerusalem this week. The live show is based on illuminated elements, acrobatics and acting challenging the laws of gravity.

Presented twice a day at the Builders' Garden Piazza. NIS 80 for all ages. For tickets, call *6226 or go to www.bimot.co.il.

SEE THE LIGHTS

An enchanted performance of music, acrobats, light and dance is presented in the framework of the Israel Festival at the Mediatheque Holon. The show, Luma, created by American fringe artist Michael Marlin, is a mix of black theater, light effects and comical stunts.



Today at 5 p.m. and Saturday at 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 and 5:30 p.m. For tickets: (03) 502-1552 or www.mediatheque.org.il.

MUSIC

Go To The Y

The YMCAmeri concert series hosts the renowned Modigliani Quartet for its next concert. The French string quartet, one of the world’s leading chamber ensembles, will perform next Thursday at the YMCA Jerusalem in a program of Ravel, Beethoven and more.

YMCA Jerusalem, 8:30 p.m. For tickets, call (02) 624-1041.

APPRECIATE LIFE

Ladino, Piazzola and music from the movies are featured in a concert of the Tel Aviv Soloists Ensemble, with Giselle Ben-Dor conducting and Mor Krabasi (pictured) as solo singer.

June 11 at 8:30 p.m. at the Israeli Conservatorium, Tel Aviv. Call 054-494-0317.

ENJOY THE KLEZMER

The Chokerlia band presents a concert tonight in Tel Aviv. Israel Zohar will play the clarinet together with a band of five.

On the program is Gypsy-Jewish music, as well as pieces from musicals and Russian songs.

Einav Hall, Tel Aviv, 8 p.m. NIS 70 to NIS 100. For tickets, call (03) 966-0177 j

JOIN THE TENORS

Local opera tenors Gabi Sadeh, Yotam Cohen and Felix Liebshitz will sing arias, Neapolitan songs, songs from musicals and Hebrew songs.

Friday, 8:30 p.m. at the Azrieli Amphitheater, Azrieli Center, Tel Aviv.

ART

Focus on food

The third and final exhibition focusing on the relationship between the culinary world and art opens today at the Chava Gallery in Holon. Do we eat to live or live to eat? “Lip Service” explores the complicated dialogue between humans and the food we eat.

Opening event 8pm Thursday, June 6, with dance and performances. Until August 24. Hanehoshet St., corner of Hamelacha, Holon, (03) 559- 6590. Free entry.


OPERA

Admire the Bolshoi


The famed Bolshoi Opera will make its Israeli debut in the final production of this year’s opera season, performing Tchaikovsky's Eugene Onegin . Don’t miss this opportunity to enjoy a rich Russian production, with the Israeli Opera House’s choir, orchestra and soloists. Sung in Russian, with English and Hebrew titles.

From June 24 to July 6, Israeli Opera House, Tel Aviv. To order tickets: (03) 692-7777 or www.israel-opera.co.il

Related Content

July 16, 2018
Netanyahu decries security cabinet leaks

By GIL HOFFMAN