Information on events in and around Jerusalem may be submitted to Capital Calendar via e-mail, firstname.lastname@example.org, fax 538-9527; dropped off at the guard's desk at The Jerusalem Post Building, Yirmiyahu 60, Romema; or mailed to In Jerusalem, PO Box 81, 91000 Jerusalem. Please indicate "Capital Calendar" clearly on all submissions. The deadline for submissions is the THURSDAY, 8 DAYS PRIOR TO PUBLICATION AT 4 P.M. Events are in English unless otherwise noted. 10 FRIDAY Music Youth at the Center - Ariel Halevy, piano and Ron Merhavi, double bass present works by a variety of composers including Schumann, Bensussan and a premier by Oded Assaf.
12 noon at the Jerusalem Music Center in Mishkenot Sha'ananim. Info: 623-4347. NIS 35/20, free for new immigrants and soldiers.
DJ Arkadi Zaides plays dance music. 10 p.m. at Hama'abada, 28 Hebron Road. Info: 629-2000. NIS 50/40.
Concerticho - Works by Weber and Mozart with Vladimir Gru, bassoon and Marina Eretsky, piano. 11 a.m. at Ticho House, 9 Rehov Harav Kook. Info: 535-6954. NIS 45/35.
SPNI tour of the Russian Compound with Yigal Kam in English. 10:30 a.m. Registration required: 625-2357.
The Best of Chamber Music - With Ensemble Millennium playing Beethoven, Mozart, Enesco and Tchaikovsky. 11 a.m. at the Targ Music Center in Ein Kerem. Info: 641-4250. NIS 60/40, includes soup and tea.
A Tribute to Women - Concert in honor of International Women's Day featuring songs associated with Billie Holiday, Bette Midler, Edith Piaf, Naomi Shemer and more. Featuring Adina Feldman, vocals, Paul Salter, piano and Abe Doron, percussion with a special appearance by French singer Shirel. 8:30 p.m. at the Bible Lands Museum, 25 Granot Street on Museum Row. Info. and tickets: 561-1066.
Mozart and the King of Instruments - Organ music by Mozart and Bach with Elisabeth Roloff. 5 p.m. at the Church of the Redeemer in the Old City. Info: 628-7704/626-6872. NIS 50/30.
Israel Camerata - Conducted by Gabor Hollerung and featuring pianists Sivan Silver and Gil Garburg, the Camerata performs works by Mozart and Salieri in honor of Mozart's 250th birthday. 8:30 p.m. at the Fellowship Hall of YMCA, 26 King David Street. Tickets: 622-2333 or 623-7000.
Tum Balalaika - Traditional Russian folkloric music with Boris Carlin, balalaika and vocals, Ilana Carlina, vocals, Caleri Aksiumov, accordion and Sviatislav Kozodyvov, bass and balalaika. 12 noon at the Latrun Monastery. Info: 535-6954. NIS 80.
Shotey Hanevua - A great band mixing reggae, middle-eastern and rock music with spiritual lyrics. 9 p.m. at Hama'abada, 28 Hebron Road. Info: 629-2000 . NIS 90/80.
The Big Tisch - Moshe Lahav's fun sing-along show continues to draw big crowds. 10 p.m. at the Yellow Submarine, 13 Rechavim in Talpiot. Info: 570-4646. NIS 60/50.
Eilon Tourgeman Trio - Progressive Jazz. 9:30 p.m. at Art-L, 9 Heleni Hamalka. Info: 625-2404. NIS 15.
Dan and Sheleg Move House - A fun show about the perils of moving. In Hebrew, for ages 3-6. 11 a.m. at the Train Theater, Liberty Bell Park. Info: 561-8514. NIS 35.
Walking tour of the City of David sponsored Meet at 10 a.m. at Kikar Safra. Info: 531-4600. Free.
Saturday Night Stand-Up - With Charley Warady, Boris Melamed and MC Uncle D. Starts at 8:30 p.m. at OlaLa Cafe, 42 King George. Info: 050-875-5688.
Tel-Aviv Trio - A program of Haydn, Beethoven, Bloch and Brahms with Jonathan Aner, piano, Matan Givol, violin and Ira Givol, cello. 8 p.m. at the Jerusalem Music Center in Mishkenot Sha'ananim. Info: 623-4347. NIS 75/65.
Sunday Evening Concert - The Kibbutz Artzi Choir, conducted by Yuval Ben-Ozer and featuring pianist Jana Vashdi present Music Around the World, a concert of classic, modern and folkloric greats. 8 p.m. at the Brigham Young Music Center. Info: 626-5666. Free.
Bop and Beyond - Pianist Dima Shechter and saxophonist Ofer Shapira play the classics. 9:30 p.m. at Art-L, 9 Heleni Hamalka. Info: 625-2404. NIS 15.
Life is a Dream - Hebrew adaptation of the classic early 17th century Spanish play by Pedro Calder n de la Barca, which deals with kingship, fathers, sons and the nature of reality. Runs until Tuesday. 8:30 p.m. at the Khan Theater, 2 David Remez Square. Info: 671-8281.
The Incubator - Open stage improv, satire and music. 10 p.m. at the Yellow Submarine, 13 Rechavim in Talpiot. Info: 570-4646. NIS 35.
Hike in woods and hills around Beit Shemesh. Meet 9 a.m. at entrance Moshav Aderet. About 15 km. walking, back by 3 p.m. Info: 054-466-0425.
The secrets of Purim with the Women's Interest Group 8 p.m. at Merkaz Hamagshimim, Dor v'Dorshav 7a. Info: 561-9165.
Purim Party with DJs Motti Avis and Tuka. 10 p.m. at Hama'abada, 28 Hebron Road. Info: 629-2000. NIS 40.
Mike Perry plays rock and blues. 10:30 p.m. at Mike's Place, 37 Jaffa Road. Free.
SPNI Tour of the Western Wall and the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, with Yossi Landau, in Hebrew. Meet at 3 p.m. at Kikar Zahal. Info: 625-2357.
The Real Story of Esther and Haman: A Historical Analysis with Dr. Stephen Rosenberg, archaeologist and author. 8 p.m. at the Fuchsberg Jerusalem Center for Conservative Judaism, 8 Rehov Agron. Info: 625-6386. NIS 15.
The Boogie - Jerusalem's own masters of fun present their Purim evening featuring DJ's Yotam, Leah and Avi, live performance by drum and horn mega-ensemble Marsh Donduma and an open improv stage. Megilah reading at 8:30 p.m., music from 9:30 p.m. until late. At the International Convention Center, 1 Shazar Blvd. Info: 566-0018.
Jeff Seidel's Purim Party - The annual wild party returns, hosted by the Old City's own Jewish outreach expert Jeff Seidel. 10 p.m. at Mike's Place, 37 Jaffa Road. Info: 052-267-0965. Free.
Purim Fantasy at the Tower of David Museum - Interactive carnival for kids and adults with acrobats, live music, theater pieces and activities. 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the Tower of David Museum, near Jaffa Gate in the Old City. NIS 30 for children, NIS 15 for adults.
Shultopia - Purim shpiel with music written by Allan Rabinowitz. Sponsored by congregation Mizmor L'David. Music jam and pot-luck party after the show. 10 p.m. at Mifal Hapayis, at the corner of Giladi and Efrata Streets in Talpiot. NIS 20 suggested donation.
Megilla Reading Purim morning at Kever Rachel, sponsored by Beit B'nei Rachel. Open to both men and women. Take bus 163 at 9:10 a.m. from the Central Bus Station. For more details call: 054-224-2649. 050-856-3898 or 624-5281.
Venetian Purim Ball - Presented by the Museum of Italian Jewish Art, the program includes cocktails, a complete Italian sit-down dinner, dances, Italian music and wine. 7 p.m. at the Inbal Hotel Jerusalem, 3 Jabotinski. Info. and tickets: 675-6688. NIS 220.
Old City Purim Party with Megila reading, refreshments, l'chaims and live music. Sponsored by the Chabad House of the Old City. 6:15 p.m. at 31 Chabad Street. INfo: 581-2872. Free.
The Windmill in Yemin Moshe - A Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel tour with Eli Gertler. in Hebrew. Meet at 3 at the Windmill. Info: 625-2357, registration required.
Shalom Gad and Eli Shaul perform their brand of acoustic funk. 10 p.m. at Hama'abada, 28 Hebron Road. Info: 629-2000. NIS 50/40.
Open Mike - Performance after performance by talented local weirdos. 10 p.m. at Mike's Place, 37 Jaffa Road. Info: 052-267-0965. Free.
The Fish Came First - A special guest performance for ages 4 and up. In Hebrew. 11 a.m. at the Train Theater in Liberty Bell Garden. Info: 561-8514. NIS 40.
The Little Mermaid - Innovative adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen's classic fairy tale. In Hebrew. 10 a.m. at the Jerusalem Theater, 20 Marcus St. Info: 560-5757.
Purim Shpiel - A special performance by the Vertigo Dance Company for all ages. 4 p.m. at Hama'abada, 28 Hebron Road. Info: 629-2000.
The Israel Philharmonic with Fazil Sey - See box.
Tel-Aviv Trio - See Sunday for info. 8 p.m. at the Jerusalem Music Center in Mishkenot Sha'ananim. Info: 623-4347. NIS 75/65.
John Zorn's Cobra - Musical fun and games with Jean Claude Jones, bass, Daniel Hoffman, violin, Yonatan Ziv, cello, Adaya Godevsky, Celtic harp and Galia Chai, violin. 9 p.m. at Dalia, Shlomzion Hamalka 4. Info: 625-1185. NIS 20.
The Blue Rose Trio - The young, internationally travelling and award winning chamber music ensemble from California comes to Jerusalem. 12 noon in the Nevel Hall of the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance Conservatory Building in Givat Ram. Free.
B'not Nechama - Singing trio MC Karolina, Yael Deckelbaum and Dana Adini brew up folksy tunes. 10 p.m. at Hama'abada, 28 Hebron Road. Info: 629-2000. NIS 65/55.
The Big Tisch - Only for the truly fun loving - Moshe Lahav's songfest twice in one week! 10:30 p.m. at the Yellow Submarine, 13 Rechavim in Talpiot. Info: 570-4646. NIS 60/50.
Kombina - Personal dance performance choreographed by Amir Kolben. 8:30 p.m. at the Gerard Behar Center, 11 Bezalel St. Info: 625-1139.