Out and About: Top 10 things to do

Barbra Streisand brings her spectacular stage show to Israel for 1st time as part of her sold-out European tour.

June 13, 2013 18:14
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Streisand performs during Marvin Hamlisch tribute

Barbra Streisand performs during Marvin Hamlisch tribute 370. (photo credit: REUTERS/Lucas Jackson)


Boldly go to the sequel

The USS Enterprise has been sent to survey the planet Nibiru, where Captain Kirk (Chris Pine) violates the prime directive when the life of First Officer Spock is jeopardized. Star Trek into Darkness marks the beginning of the summer movie hit list. With Zachary Quinto, Karl Urban, Zoe Saldana, Anton Yelchin, Simon Pegg, Leonard Nimoy, John Cho and Bruce Greenwood reprising their roles from the previous film.


Don ’t miss Yanni

Greek composer-performer Yanni, considered one of the greatest instrumentalists of our time, debuts in Israel at the Nokia Arena. The program includes all his greatest compositions.

June 16 at 8:30 p.m. Nokia Arena, Tel Aviv.

For more information, call (03) 537-6376.

Try to squeeze in

Barbra Streisand, 71, brings her spectacular stage show to Israel for the first time as part of her sold-out European tour and President Shimon Peres’s 90th birthday celebrations. Streisand will give two concerts.

June 20 at 7 p.m. and June 22 at 8 p.m. at the Bloomfield Stadium, Tel Aviv, (03) 511- 1777, www.eventim.co.il

Go to the salon

Combine art with a concert and a glass of wine at the final concert of the Classic at Salon Chelouche season, a series of boutique concerts held on the art gallery’s beautiful rooftop. The Israel String Quartet will present a Schubert program.

June 15 at noon. NIS 125. A limited number of tickets are available. Call (03) 620-0068.


Get into the spirit

A mini-symposium in English will be held in conjunction with the closing of the Israel Museum Jerusalem’s exhibition “Joan Miró’s Spanish Dancer.” Among the participants are Prof. Robert Lubar of New York University; Ninotchka Bennahum of the University of California; Yaron Hasson on solo guitar; Noa Bizansky-Ronenvsinger, Uri Bracha, guitar; and the Remangar Flamenco Company.

June 20 at 6:30 p.m. Free entrance.

Apply art

For the first time in Israel, renowned Italian painter and sculptor Ugo Nespolo presents a one-man exhibition. Nespolo is particularly known for his experimental films and his artistic collaborations in advertising, theater and literature.

Until July 30 at the Ermanno Tedeschi Gallery, 3 Lilienblum St., Tel Aviv, (03) 517-0344, www.etgallery.co.il


Make a move

IntimaDance, the small-scale annual dance festival at Tmuna Theater in Tel Aviv, takes place this year from June 19 to 22. The 11 stage works participating in the festival will focus on dayto- day movement.

Titled Daily Move, the works present different aspects of movement in regular life situations. There are two programs that will also include musical performances.

8 Shonzino St., Tel Aviv. For more information, call (03) 561- 1211 or go to www.tmuna.org.il


Feed an alligator

The Hamat Gader site offers half-hour night tours and feedings of alligators and other reptiles every Thursday from 8:30 p.m. The tours are suitable for the whole family, and children will receive a small gift.

Free with entry to the site.

For more information, call *6393 or go to www.hamat-gader.com.


Greet The Goddess

Now, 22 years after her first performance in Israel, Greek singer Haris Alexio returns to perform two concerts with the Israeli Philharmonic Orchestra in the newly renovated Mann Auditorium, Tel Aviv. This is the fifth concert tour of the famous singer who is known as The Goddess of Greek Music.

June 26 and 27 at the Charles Bronfman Auditorium, Tel Aviv. For tickets, call 1-700-703-030.


Kick up your heels

New Spanish ballet company Titanium will be one of the guests of the Madridanza 2013 Festival next month. The exciting show combines modern dance and hip hop. Other attractions include flamenco singer Maria Toldeo and Ida Gomez, Spain’s prima ballerina.

July 16-22, Suzanne Dellal Center, Tel Aviv. For more information and tickets: (03) 510-5656; www.suzannedellal.org.il

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