Between the shit weather and the shooting, I think it’s safe to say Tel Aviv’s not having a very good year so far, but as you probably know, this is the city that never stops. There are so many things happening this week, you probably won’t stop either. But maybe you should stop for a bit very very soon, because the big annual DIY Tel Aviv announcement is coming up (that’s right, the new edition!).
The Middle Beast play the weekly Bluez & Booz night @ Pasaz from 22:00, followed by the weekly blues jam. Free till 23:30, then 10NIS.
Ryskinder plays live and Stinky Russians DJ @ Radio EPGB from 22:00. Free.
The first of a series of themed life drawing / painting evenings suitable for all levels. The first theme is “Hafla” and will feature a belly dancer / model. From 20:00. Haglil 8, 60NIS. Limited space so contact either one of the names below to sign up:
REO play live @ Rothschild 12 from 22:00. Free. Sweet dream-pop with Hebrew lyrics.
First of the “No Lights, No Lycra” classes at Studio Naim from 21:00. Free dancing in the dark. Full details here.
The beginning of a new alternative book club, from 20:30 at the Streets Cafe @ Dizengoff 302 – this is the first meeting to decide on infrastructure, books to discuss, etc.. Free.
Garger Hazahav Hummus has another Indian food night from 18:00 – vegetarian Indian food at reasonable prices.
Exhibition and lecture by photographer, Udi Goren @ Pasaz from 20:00 –
“A personal crisis invoked by the 2014 war in Gaza has motivated Udi Goren, a travel photographer, to set out on a two and a half months journey through the Israel trail. The 700 miles long trek is world-renowned as one of the world’s best and toughest long distance hikes.
Join us to experience our land outside of the headlines and the friction and to hear first hand about Udi’s physical and mental journey from despair to a newly found hope.
Udi is the first professional photographer to have walked and documented the trail in it’s entirety and this would be the first time the pictures are shared publicly. Join us for the
The talk will be in English and entrance is free of charge.”
Techno and deep house @ Radio EPGB from 22:00. Free.
An introduction evening for South Tel Aviv’s edible forest project. While the talk and discussion will be in Hebrew so you’ll need to either speak it or have a translator, you can get involved with the project itself, which just involves doing gardening stuff and join the city-funded edible forest course that will kick off in March. Bar Kayma from 19:30. Free.
Russian techno @ Alphabet from 22:00, with the residents of the Arma 17 club. Free.
Abelle (Arma 17, Moscow Russia)
Ranishe Niyaak (Arma 17, Moscow Russia)
Anna Haleta (Pacotek)
This queer event at the Zimmer. Your guess is as good as mine.
ZOA house hosts the Ready to Wear fashion and accessories fair that will go on till Sat. 10NIS to get in, loads of awesome local designers and big discounts and sale prices on some unique stuff. Thu 17:00 – 22:00, Fri 10:00 – 18:00, Sat 10:00 – 20:00. List of participating designers can be found here.
Indoor Turkish music concert with Harel Shachal’s Turkish Makam music workshop ensemble. Studio Naim from 20:00. Free.
A screening of cult film, Liquid Sky @ Tel Aviv Museum of art, with a (supposedly short) lecture about synth music beforehand. From 21:00. Call box office on 03-607-7070 to book.
Adi Feher and Henn Yanni live @ Pasaz from 22:00. Two separate shows of female electronica. Another party at midnight, so shows will supposedly start at 22:00. Free.
The annual and awesome Besveder Festival returns to the Barby from 12:00 – 17:00. Loads of amazing local acts (System Ali, Tipex, Tree, Malca Baya, Karolina, Sagol 59 and many more) on stage. And here’s the twist – all you need to get in is a warm blanket, a coat, a sweater / jumper or any other item of warm clothing or cold weather gear. This festival collects these for the local homeless population. Feel free to bring more than one item.
The Pickles reunion gig @ Papaito Bar from 22:00.
Adi Ulmansky live @ Pasaz from 22:00. 30NIS till 23:00, then 40NIS.
Ouzo Bazooka single release show @ Rothschild 12 from 22:00. Free.