Last updated August 5th 2014

Shalom Tel Aviv!

Just another normal week in the White City… a week full of awesome events, parties, art gatherings, English theatre, beach parties, and hi-tech networking! This week’s highlight has a carnival atmosphere, bright colours, samba music, and men running around in little shorts – yes, the Pride Parade is on Friday… oh, and the World Cup is starting on Thursday with Brazil versus Croatia, head down to the Namal for a Brazilian party!

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Tonight:

* Palestinian rappers, DAM, play an incredibly rare gig in Tel Aviv. It’s at the Pasaz from 21:00. Get there by 22:00 to get in for 40NIS, otherwise 50. Do not miss. These guys are amazing – https://www.facebook.com/events/656292797783808/ (www.diytelavivguide.com/blog/)

* This time the chaos in Kikar Rabin is not from the Irya – it’s the Annual Book Fair, starting today until 21st June – https://www.facebook.com/events/292226170955553/ and https://www.facebook.com/events/1600493230176105/

* Starting soon… Looking to do some hi-tech networking? Check out Garage Geeks events, this month they are hosting Mozilla CTO and VP Mobile Andreas Gal – https://www.facebook.com/events/318545394968427/

* Been wanting to go to the theatre but your Hebrew is not good enough yet (Act 1)? The English National Theatre of Israel presents ‘An Iliad’ – a modern day adaptation of Homer’s classic, in English – https://www.facebook.com/events/440915206042927/

* There is nothing like a midweek roof party – alcohol, music, great people and some more alcohol – 40 NIS entrance and free alcohol all night long – https://www.facebook.com/events/566538190128744/

* Looking for some Indie Music? This Wednesday at the Hoodna Bar lots of brand new festive indie-rock – https://www.facebook.com/events/1507524222802078/

* DJ Bright Funk will be mixing Funk & Soul tonight from 9pm at Habar Kayma in Florentin – https://www.facebook.com/events/480362495397500

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Thursday:

* And so it begins… Brazil versus Croatia – celebrate the start of the World Cup with Brazilians at Mystic Rose in the Namal – live music from Sambadobom followed by HD football – https://www.facebook.com/events/1452735198306279/

* ‘DIY Tel Aviv Recommendation of the Week’ (www.diytelavivguide.com/blog/): Slideluck TLV III – a celebration of food and art – hosted by Casey Kelbaugh – https://www.facebook.com/events/672473082800802/

* Baladi Beats – Workshop and freedance party at Maria Kong Studio – https://www.facebook.com/events/502911719808801

* Looking for something a little different? Clemens and Fritz invite you to Eastern-German Electronic Interlude – Techno and House from the Eastern-German periphery – https://www.facebook.com/events/356854084492417/

* How about a night at the cinema? Jonah Hill’s new film 22 Jump Street is hitting the Israeli cinemas – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qHAraDkxF54

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Friday Day:

* The Tel Aviv Pride Parade is back – with over 30,000 tourists expected to attend – the parade starts at King George – https://www.facebook.com/events/290452971122944/ (for a full list of events check out the TLV Municipality website – http://tlvpride.whats-on.co.il/en/)

* Looking to buy some crafts for a good cause? Check out this charity craft fair https://www.facebook.com/events/323305981152356/

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Friday Night:

* Unity Kabbalat Shabbat 6 – bring in Shabbat on the shores of the sea! – https://www.facebook.com/events/301429066672769/

* White City Shabbat have organized the Guinness World Record’s Largest Shabbat Dinner – tickets are sold out but you can join the waiting list here – https://WorldsLargestShabbatDinner.eventbrite.com

* Join hundreds of Olim and Israelis this Friday and every Friday night at the Tel Aviv International Synagogue for their acclaimed Carlebach Kabbalat Shabbat – https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Tel-Aviv-International-Synagogue/213618035324488

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Saturday:

* This one is outside of Tel Aviv – but it looks awesome! Free beach party at Glitch Beach (Habonim Beach near Hadera) – the music starts at 8am – https://www.facebook.com/events/819327304747432/

* Vegans of the world unite! A new vegan restaurant is opening at Frishman 54 called Anastasia – https://www.facebook.com/events/653875518026011/

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Rest of the week:

* Sunday – Been wanting to go to the theatre but your Hebrew is not good enough yet (Act 2)? Tziporela perform in English – I saw them last month and they were amazing – https://www.facebook.com/events/791131330898611/

* Monday – Tel Aviv opening night of Myunamar’s new show ‘Game On’, in collaboration with The Israeli Ballet – http://www.mayumana.com/shows_gameon.php

* Monday and Tuesday – tickets still available for the ravishing production of Verdi’s most popular opera at the footsteps of the majestic Mt. Masada – tickets start at 380 NIS – http://bit.ly/operatlv

* Tuesday – the Pixies (Fight Club soundtrack ‘Where Is My Mind’) perform at the Bloomfield Stadium on June 17th – tickets start at 300 NIS – http://bit.ly/pixiestlv

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Tickets for upcoming events:

* Neil Young’s Alchemy Tour is coming to Israel on 17th July at Gnei Yehoshua – tickets start at 400 NIS – http://bit.ly/neilyoungtlv

* The Cirque de Soleil are performing Quidam at the Nokia Arena on 6th August to 21st August, tickets start at 235 NIS – http://bit.ly/cirquetlv

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