Last night, Saturday 26th, (in Haifa) the movie Ajami, directed by Scandar Copti and Yaron Shani, took all (!!) the top-awards at the Israeli Ophir Awards ceremony. They beat their big rival Lebanon by Shmuel Maoz on all levels. Ajami about a neighborhood in Yafo, south of the Old City, received awards for: Best Screenplay, Best Music, Best Director and… Read more →
The Japanese Jazz-Fusion sensation Hiromi Uehara will be back in Tel Aviv for one show with her band Sonicbloom on November the 14th at Hangar 11 (21:15). For tickets: *8956. This will be the third trip to Israel for the 30 years old Hiromi, who rose to fame with her debut-album in 2003: Another Mind.
For the second time this month, a historic Bauhaus-building (1936) was sold to a group of investors. The building (560 square meters) on Dizingoff Street, near Frishmanstreet, was sold for NIS 21 million ($7 million). After the preservation and reconstruction works, the building will get three (!) more floors. The building will have, at the end, 24 apartments, each measures… Read more →
The 3rd Tel Aviv Museum of Art party, Aman Bagan, last Thursday-evening, was again a big success (!!) with more then 1.500 guests, who enjoyed the video/art installations of Sigalit Landau, the swinging music of Dj Assaf Amdurski, the ‘hangdrummer’ Liron and the exotic bar from Dubnov 8. This was Rocking (Thank you, Ari!). See you all at the 4th… Read more →
The famous Hubbard Street Dance Chicago will give two shows in Tel Aviv at the Performing Art Center: October the 29th and October the 31st For more information: 03-6927777. The Chicago Tribune wrote about the dance-group: “..The dancers defy the laws of gravity with electrifying grace…their performance is breathtaking and their dancing is perfect…lively, ultra-imaginative modern dance performed by 22… Read more →
The movie Ajami directed by Scandor Copti and Yaron Shani will be screened from today, Saturday September 19th, in cinema’s all over Israel. The movie, about a neighborhood in Yafo, received an “honorable mention” at the 62nd Cannes Film Festival. On September the 26th, at the Israeli Ophir Awards, it will be in the race to be sent to next… Read more →