Embassy of Israel - Cultural Calendar
Month of May
Embassy of Israel
3514 International Dr NW
Washington, DC 20008

Cultural Calendar | May 2015

Israeli Art Expo

May 10 - 13

JCC of Northern Virginia

Browse paintings, jewelry and Judaica at the Israeli Art Expo.The Bar Kochva Gallery from Jerusalem is bringing an assortment of items representing over 45 different Israeli artists’ work, including paintings, jewelry and Judaica. Proceeds directly benefit the Israeli artists, with twenty percent going to the Cultural Arts Department. To read more, click here.

Washington Jewish Music Festival

May 7 -17

Washington DC JCC
Once again the festival features an eclectic blend of both critically acclaimed and newly emerging musical artists. Jewish music comes alive in the nation’s capital through a series of performances by Jewish and Israeli artists. To read more, click here.
Israel Fest: JCC of Northern Virginia

May 31

The Village at Shirlington

Engaging events and interactive activities will run throughout the day, including Israeli singer/songwriter, Yoni Jahasi on the Israel Fest stage. Join us to celebrate Israel with food, dancing, and more.To read more, click here.

Israel Fest: JCC of Greater Washington

May 31

Rockville Town Centre
Come and celebrate the sights, sounds and flavors of Israel, right in your own backyard! Israel Fest brings together friends, family and neighbors for a fun-filled afternoon of music, entertainment and food.To read more, click here.

Gaga Classes

February 9- May 25

The Dance Loft on 14th
The Gaga movement language is an innovative, sensory-based, improvisational practice. Students are instructed to move according to individual ability and to constantly research the boundaries of one’s strengths and limitations and the range that exists within and beyond what is presently known. To read more, click here.

Seeds of Song

May 17

Kol Shalom Synagogue

Celebrate Yom Yerushalayim with an Erev Shira featuring area musicians & song leaders Liz Kruger, Jill Moskowitz, Teddy Klaus, Sally Heckelman. The program incorporates familiar tunes and continues to build a repertoire of new songs together. To read more, click here.

Guy Goldstein: Transcription in Blue

April 4 - May 24

American University Museum
Guy Goldstein is interested in exploring complicated processes by moving between mediums in his art. For this series, Guy investigated “colors of noise” by converting graphite drawings into sounds, which he then converted back into printed images using a mid-century Russian ANS synthesizer. To read more, click here.

The Kindergarten Teacher

May 27

The Avalon Theatre

A teacher, Nira, becomes convinced that her five-year old student, Yoav, is a child prodigy with his talent for composing poetry. Nira begins to write it down and tries to persuade his family to have it published, even taking Yoav to readings and pressing him to join a world that vastly exceeds his understanding.To read more, click here.

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