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The ninth annual Didgeridoo Festival takes place at the Ashram Bamidbar site in the Arava.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
September 3, 2013 14:20
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The ninth annual Didgeridoo Festival

The ninth annual Didgeridoo Festival. (photo credit: Courtesy)

 
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FILM

Conjure up fear

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The Conjuring tells the true story of Ed and Lorraine Warren (Patrick Wilson, Vera Farmiga), world-renowned paranormal investigators, who were called in to help a family terrorized by a dark presence in a secluded farmhouse. Forced to confront a powerful demonic entity, the Warrens find themselves caught in the most horrifying case of their lives.



Get a glimpse of Portugal

The Portuguese Film Festival takes place September 7 to 24 at the Tel Aviv, Haifa, Jerusalem and Rosh Pina cinematheques, presenting films by young Portuguese directors, as well as well-established ones. Dalila Carmo, the lead actress of the opening film, Florbela, will be present at the screening.

www.cinema.co.il

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MUSIC

Be proud of local creation

The Israeli Music Festival kicks off with a varied program that features many facets of Israeli music. Among the highlights is the opera The Jubilee by Abel Ehrlich. Other concerts feature works by composers such as Egon Partosh, Yehezkel Braun and Alex Vasserman.

For tickets: (08) 626-6422 (Beersheba); (04) 833-0625 (Haifa); (03) 696-1593 (Tel Aviv); and (02) 560-5755 (Jerusalem)

Enjoy the piyutim

Uri Revah, son of late paytan Rabbi Yitzhak Revah, and multidisciplinary artist and classical pianist and composer Uri Brener create new vistas of music, language and prayer in a concert called The Simple Sounds – A Fantasy for Cantor and Orchestra, presented within the framework of the sixth Piyut Festival at the Jerusalem Music Center, Mishkenot Sha’ananim.

September 9 at 8:30 pm. For tickets and a full program, call Beit Avi Chai, (02) 621- 5900.


Listen to the cantors

Another concert in the Piyut Festival titled “From Berlin to Paris – A journey through time to the cantorial singing and piyut of the synagogues of Western Europe” will be hosted by Avram Burg, with pianist Nizar Elkhantaer, the Kol Rina Choir and conductor Roi Azoulay (pictured).

September 10 at 6:30 and 9 p.m. For tickets and the full program, call Beit Avi Chai (02) 621-5900.

Dig the didgeridoo

The ninth annual Didgeridoo Festival takes place at the Ashram Bamidbar site in the Arava September 7 to 9. The three-day program includes concerts, workshops, parties, dance and tribal music slots, as well as opportunities to gain instrument playing experience, musical instrument treatments, a children’s area, pools, arts and crafts vendors and food stalls.

For tickets and more information: 054- 720-7762 and www.israeldidjfestival.com

ART

Bring the kids

First to Laugh – A New Media Event at The Center for Contemporary Art takes place in conjunction with the opening of the exhibition by renowned artist Ori Gersht (in the picture) and the launch of the Kids Create Educational Workshops. The event includes several creative workshops and an inaugural annual exhibition called “Kids Create.”

September 7. Free of charge, but registration is required. The Center for Contemporary Art, 5 Kalisher St. Tel Aviv, (03)5106111

Look in the basket

“Sal Tzricha,” the annual exhibition of the Israeli Ceramic Artists Association, focuses on the second anniversary of the social protest of summer 2011. The exhibition is a reflection of the social and artistic events following the protest and examines the effect of the protest on the Israeli narrative and consciousness.

Benyamini Contemporary Ceramics Center, 17 Ha’amal Street, Tel Aviv. Mon. to Thurs. 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Fri. and Sat. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. (03) 518-2257, www.benyaminiceramics.org


MIXED

Be extreme

Three days of international freestyle Motocross experience awaits enthusiasts at the Wingate Institute in Netanya.

Famous international riders will race, Italian riding team 13 Daboot will challenge gravity, Masters of Dirt will perform the wildest show, and there will be live fire shows, races, children’s activities and stalls. Ninet Tayeb, Red Band and Firomania will perform.

September 5 to 9. For tickets and information, call *9066 or go to www.eventim.co.il/extreme

UPCOMING

Go to the Biennale

American painter and sculptor Tobi Kahn, renowned for his meditative and sacred art, will join other international and Israeli artists exhibiting in the first Jerusalem Biennale for Contemporary Jewish Art, which opens on September 16. The Biennale will be spread across five locations in the capital – the Achim Hasid complex at 45 Emek Refaim Street; the First Station; Heichal Shlomo; Beit Avi Chai and Musrara.

September 16 - October 10. Hours: September 22 to 24, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sundays to Thursdays 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Fridays and holiday eves: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. http://jerusalembiennale.org/

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