The Charleston dance is really old skool (to me). It was developed during the 1920s, probably with the African-American dance Juba as origin. But did this HolyLindyLand ‘gang’ make a great new style ‘I Charleston Tel-Aviv’ video in Tel Aviv. This video makes it all fresh, colorful and vibrant to my opinion. Love it! It was made as a part… Read more →
“We are a free city and everybody can be proud of it”… was the reaction this afternoon of mayor Ron Huldai of Tel Aviv-Yafo, during a trip with a closed bus (the planning was an open top bus, but it kept raining this afternoon in Tel Aviv – unique ;-) ) after the awesome news this morning that in a… Read more →
After New-York, London, Sao Paulo, L.A., Barcelona, Nairobi,Chicago, Mexico-City, Copenhagen, Toronto, Sevillia, Rome, Bogota, San Francisco, Madrid, Amsterdam, Stockholm, Bucharest, Berlin, Panama-City, Montreal and New Orleans… The first Telavivi Slideluck Potshow took yesterday-evening (September 19th.) place in Tel Aviv at the old town-hall (Beit Ha-Ir, Bialik Square). The Slideluck Potshow is a New-York based, non-profit arts organization, that provides an opportunity… Read more →
Coming weeks, you could visit the exhibition: ‘And there was evening And there was morning, One day‘ in the Tel Aviv Museum of Art (www.tamuseum.org.il). The exhibition shows 159 photos taken by Yossi Breger since 2007 until today in various places around the world: Tel Aviv, Paris, Brussels, Havana, Beijing, Berlin and more-, of buildings, objects, and people telling their stories.
Lonely Planet, one of worlds most importantant publishers of travel guides and travel information, named Tel Aviv third (!) in a list of the world’s best cities (in travel 2011) this week, praising “the coastal metropolis for its art and music scenes and relaxed, liberal culture…” Just great, we think! New-York and Tangier just beated us this time ;-) [via: Haaretz]
National Geographic yesterday published a list of the world’s 10 best beach cities and rated Tel Aviv alongside Barcelona, Rio de Janeiro, Nice and Cape- Town. The magazine wrote about Tel Aviv: “Call it Miami Beach on the Med. Tel Aviv is the Dionysian counterpart to religious Jerusalem. In the ‘bubble’, as it’s know for its inhabitant’s tendency to tune… Read more →
Lonely Planet travel guide ranks Tel Aviv as the 10th best place to party (!!!) in, explaining that: “…Tel Aviv has a relaxed air, and prides itself on being gay-friendly and friendly going.” and “…Tel Aviv is a fun, free attractive city for tourists and especially for young tourists. Tel Aviv’s marketing potential is huge.” The prestigious list was compiled… Read more →
Spencer Tunick, born on January 1st 1967, is the American ‘nude people installation’ artist with, until now, more then 70 of his art-projects worlwide (Dublin, Amsterdam, Mexico City, Rome, London, Helsinki, Maine, Barcelona, etc.) His art-projects are involving sometimes more then 18.000 nude people. Ari Fruchter, Board member of The Tel Aviv Museum of Art, started a few weeks ago… Read more →