Out and About: Top 10 things to do

After traveling the world, the production of Swan Lake on Ice is coming to Israel.

Swan Lake on Ice (photo credit: Courtesy)
Swan Lake on Ice
(photo credit: Courtesy)
Look for Jobs
Jobs tells the story of Steve Jobs’s ascension from college dropout to one of the most revered creative entrepreneurs of the 20th century. With Ashton Kutcher, Dermot Mulroney, Josh Gad.
Enjoy a global earful
The Jerusalem International Chamber Music Festival starts Sunday at the YMCA and will run until September 4. The artistic director, internationally renowned pianist Elena Bashkirova, has gathered a glittering global array of performers, such as pianist and conductor András Schiff tomorrow night, cellist Gabriel Schwabe on Saturday and Russian viola player Tatjana Masurenko.
For tickets and more information about the festival: (02) 652-0444 and www.jcmf.org.il.
Cheer a dragon in the Yarkon
The Dragon Boat Carnival on the Yarkon River in Tel Aviv kicks off tomorrow at 8:30 a.m. Mayor Ron Huldai will be honored with the traditional painting of the dragon’s eye on the boat. Taking part in the race will be professional and amateur rowers, and spectators are invited to come and cheer.Until 2 p.m. Starting point: Beit Daniel, Tel Aviv
Have a beer
The Mateh Yehuda region is home to a number of small breweries, and they are getting together for a beer fair today and tomorrow at the Srigim Forest in Givat Yeshayahu.
Besides lots of beer sampling, there will be live music and open houses of local artists and cooks.
Opening event Thursday at 7 p.m.. For more details, go to www.tour-yehuda.org.il
See the cat’s meow
The Royal Cat Club is holding its annual cat show in Holon on Saturday between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. International judges will select the winners in many categories and name the most beautiful cat for 2013.At the Neveh Sharett Sports Center, 27 Givat Hatahmoshet, Holon. NIS 40/20. For more information, call (04) 951-4279.
Raise your glasses
The Bravdo winery is hosting Rosh Hashana toasts this Friday and Wednesday (September 4). Taste the new wines and buy the ones you like. A free night of grape picking will take place on September 16.For more details, call the visitors’ center at 050-220-7022. www.bravdo.co.il.
Design in Holon
The Holon museums open the season with exhibitions dedicated to fashion, such as a one-man show of Yaniv Edri at the Mishkan Gallery and a group exhibition curated by Tamar Karavan called “N.E.W L.O.V.E” at the Chava Gallery.
From Tuesday.
Free entrance.
Gaze at the gowns
The new exhibition “Here Comes the Bride: Wedding Gowns Embroidering the Story of the Jewish People” will open at Beit Hatfutsot – Museum of the Jewish People on September 18.
On display will be wedding gowns created by 14 Shenkar College of Engineering and Design third-year fashion students who decorated the gowns with embroidery inspired by artifacts from Beit Hatfutsot.The exhibition be on display until February 28, 2014.DANCE
Fall for Flamenco
The annual Hot Dance Festival will close with a flourish as Spanish dancer and choreographer Jose Porcel reveals his newest production, Arte, an evening compiled of scenes from his award-winning shows. Six musicians, including one singer and two female dancers, will join Porcel on stage.September 9-12 at the Suzanne Dellal Center, Tel Aviv. For more information, visit www.suzannedellal.org.il.
Marvel at the swans
After traveling the world, the production of Swan Lake on Ice is coming to Israel. Hundreds of costumes, light cues and tons of ice will all come together to produce magic, set to Tchaikovsky’s music.
September 17-21 at the Tel Aviv Performing Arts Center. September 23 and 24 at the Jerusalem Theater. September 26 and 27 at the Haifa Convention Center. For more information, visit www.imperialicestars.com.