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Arts & Culture

Paint the town

Kiryat Hamelacha and Naples, Italy. They may seem worlds apart, yet these southern locales are oddly similar: tailors, ironsmiths, artists and small tradesmen line their narrow streets, set apart from civilization...

What the eye doesn't see

Druze photographer Samira Wehbe offers a behind-the-scenes glimpse into the women of her community in her exhibition ‘Testimony,’ on display at the Tel Aviv Artists’ House...

Controlled chaos, "Wild Frontiers"

A dusty couch cushion, a chipped willow pattern teacup, an old quilt strewn haphazardly across the bed. These household objects may seem banal at first glance, but underneath their surface lies years of...

Life is a JEWish cabaret

A seemingly straight Jewish girl who ends up finding love in a female partner; a gay couple struggling with the concept of monogamy; a religious woman who is too afraid to explore her sexuality. These are not the characters you would typically...

Time flies: "The Clock" is a refreshing 24-hour cinematic surprise

A giant clock face plastered above the entrance of the Tel Aviv Museum of Art both taunts you and invites you inside — a disturbing reminder that Big Brother or some greater power is watching...

Ready, set, GO! An interview with choreographer Galit Liss

While choreographers are always in search of newer, younger talent, Galit Liss has done something incredible. She has shifted the focus onto 18 women aged 60-82 in an exploration of the movement of the body in its later years...

Revealing the uncanny: a review of Ohad Naharin's "Venezuela"

Choosing one word to describe "Venezuela," it would have to be "uncanny." Not simply in the strangely mysterious, unsettling manner, but more so in Freud's understanding...

Jim Gaffigan: "Bacon may be the answer to peace in the Middle East"

Jim Gaffigan, the man who gave hot pockets their fame, has booked a flight to Israel as a part of his "Fully Dressed" world tour this June. The American comedian finds his inspiration in food, fatherhood, Netflix and...

FIVE THINGS WE LEARNED AT: "Louise Bourgeois: Twosome"

We visited the highly-acclaimed exhibit of prolific French-American artist Louise Bourgeois, best known for her large-scale sculpture and installation art. Here’s what we found out...

Home is where the 'art' is

Memory plays a prominent role in Etti Abergel’s personal and creative life, one that stretches back long before her primary school heyday or those moments of utter elation the first time one of her coil pots survived...

Maya Dagan plays Fanny Brice with brilliance in the Broadway hit "Funny Girl"

Tel Aviv is known for its booming cultural scene — leading contemporary dance companies, out-of-the-box fine art exhibits, outstanding orchestras — but when it comes to musical theatre, it took director Tzadi...

Full exposure / Bohemian Rhapsody

Year after year, Israeli choreographers have not only been stretching the limits within the contemporary dance world, they have broken through those boundaries entirely to explore uncharted territories...

Broken record: the Tel Aviv Museum of Art spins forbidden political protest records from the Cold War era

Have you ever believed in something so strongly that you’d go to prison or even risk your life for it? Music is more than some autobiographical audiobook set to 88 bpm...