The West End production of ‘Cats’ will be performed in Tel Aviv.
(photo credit: PR)
1 FILM: THE RAVAGES OF WAR
2 MUSIC: OUD FROM AROUND THE WORLD
Brad Pitt stars in Fury, a lm about battlehardened army sergeant Don Collier, who commands a Sherman tank and its five-man crew on a deadly mission behind enemy lines in World War II. With Shia LaBeouf, Logan Lerman, Michael Peña, Jon Bernthal, Jason Isaacs.
The International Oud Festival Jerusalem 2014 starts next Thursday, organized by Confederation House. The opening night of the festival is titled “Slaves on Horses, Rulers in Chains,” a performance by vocalist-composer Corinne Allal singing Ecclesiastes at the Jerusalem Theater.The festival will take place from November 6 to 15 at various venues around Jerusalem. For a full program and tickets, go to www.confederationhouse.org or call (02) 624- 5206 ext. 4
3 ONE AT A TIME
The first One-Man Band Festival will take place in Tel Aviv. One of the highlights of the festival is British phenomenon Bob Log III, who will be performing as part of his international tour. He appears on stage wearing a shiny suit and a motorcycle helmet and plays loud rock ’n’ roll.
Singer-songwriter Tom Waits, a fan of his, says, “It’s just the loudest, strangest stuff you’ve ever heard.”November 8 at 7 p.m. at Pasaz, 94 Allenby Street, Tel Aviv
4 BLUES KINGS
Ronnie Peterson and Lazer Lloyd, two American-born blues singers, joined forces last summer and now have a new acoustic show that features famous blues tunes, as well as their own work. Coming from very different backgrounds, the two are connected by their love of the music that originates from Chicago.Next Friday at 2 p.m. at Zappa Club Tel Aviv
5 DIALOGUES WITH GIANTS
The Revolution Orchestra presents Re:Play, an audiovisual production that brings to life some of the musical giants of all times, such as Edith Piaf, Jimmy Hendrix, John Lennon and Freddie Mercury, through musical “dialogues” composed for the show.Tuesday at 9 p.m. at the Opera House, Tel Aviv; (03) 692-7777
6 JAZZ CELEBRATION
As part of the Israeli Opera’s 30th anniversary celebrations, the jazz series hosts composer-saxophonist Eli Degibri presenting the best of his work, with arrangements by American musician Mike Holober, who will also be conducting a jazz ensemble and a big-band plus string orchestra.Wednesday at 9 p.m. at the Opera House in Tel Aviv. For tickets, call (03) 692-7777
7 ART THE ART OF ACCUMULATION
The Galilee’s communal gallery The Edge presents “Accumulated Situations,” an exhibition of works by veteran artist Avraham Eilat. He has exhibited in one-man shows and group shows in major Israeli and international museums. This exhibition presents works from assorted series and different periods.November 1 to December 20 at 34 Lohamei Hagetaot Street, Nahariya; (04) 992-6819; www.the-edge.co.il.
8 DIGITAL SHAKESPEARE
The Cameri Theater’s Shakespeare Festival opened last Tuesday and as part of the festival, Sarah Ellis of the Royal Shakespeare Company’s digital project, will give a talk about the company’s digital production of Midsummer Night’s Dreaming last year in England, in which the audience was asked to use their cell-phones to participate in the production.Tuesday at 6 p.m. at the Tel Aviv Cinematheque. In English.
9 THEATER: THE CAT’S MEOW
The award-winning West End production of Cats is coming to Israel for a week. Since its debut in 1981, more than 50 million people in 26 countries have enjoyed the award-winning Andrew Lloyd Webber musical.
Starts Wednesday at the Mann Auditorium in Tel Aviv. For tickets, go to www.eventim.co.il
10 FOR THE LOVE OF OLIVES
As part of the Olive Tree Festival in the Golan Heights, the public is invited to participate in a race for the whole family, explore old and modern sites, attend workshops, go on tours, learn to make soap and much more.
November 18 to 28. For more information and a full program, go to http://zait.galil.gov.il.