Embassy Of Israel - Calendar of Upcoming Cultural Events
April 2011

Cultural Calendar - April 2011
Israeli Director Eran Riklis @ DC Film Fest
April 15 | 6:30 pm
April 16 | 9 pm
Regal Cinemas Gallery Place

From the director of The Syrian Bride and Lemon Tree comes the gently melancholic change-of-pace road movie The Human Resources Manager, in which bureaucracy and borders conspire to keep a good man from righting a wrong. To read more click here
Jazz artist Nadav Remez CD release party
April 13 | 8 pm & 10 pm
Twins Jazz

Remez's new record captures a magical performance by the musician and his band, in an adventurous musical journey through eight new originals and an arrangement of a traditional Jewish melody, Lecha Dodi. To read more click here

Amir Gwirtzman plays woodwinds & more @ VA Arts Fest
April 28 | 7:30 pm
Simon Family Jewish Community Center

Music tradition meets 21st-century technology in this fascinating performance as this gifted Israeli musician performs on 20 woodwinds, horns, bagpipes, flutes, and percussion, instantly recording one instrumental part atop another until the music crescendos into an orchestra of sound. To read more click here

Balkan Beat Box in concert
April 29 | 11 pm
9:30 Club

With their roots firmly planted all around the Mediterranean rim and their solid rock+reggae foundations, this New York-based band are the new sensation. Their name, their personal history and the enthusiastic media & audience reactions suggest a link with the so-called Gypsy Rock movement, but their scope is reaching way beyond that. To read more click here 
Five Hours from Paris
April 27 | 8 pm
Avalon Theater

Yigal is, at first glance, a mild-mannered everyman who maintains a close relationship with his ex-wife and her new husband because of his devotion to his son. Yigal drives a taxi for a living, and while he is a master of ground travel, he harbours a secret fear that stands in the way of his lifelong dream: he yearns to visit Paris but is petrified of flying. To read more click here
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