This week’s list is awesome, but unfortunately also provisional – please check the events’ pages before attending as some may be cancelled. We hope they aren’t, as life in Tel Aviv must go on!

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Tonight (Wednesday):
 
Free Outdoor Opera in the Tel Aviv Namal returns with a collection of the classics, including Mozart’s Magical Flute, and the Phantom of the Opera – at Yarid Ha’Mizrach – https://www.facebook.com/events/661113980635399/ (please check)
 
* The super cool Kuli Alma bar hosts local DJs for an electrical electro night – https://www.facebook.com/events/1468867763365084/
 
* New bar Camilla have their opening party – https://www.facebook.com/events/740980862637153/
 
* How about something different? Check out Rasha – Russian food, alcohol and music at Socialist prices at Har HaBeit – https://www.facebook.com/events/339156112927551/
 
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Thursday
 
* Get your weekend started with a huge party at the Container with funky live music from the Hoodna Afrobeat Orchesta – https://www.facebook.com/events/1445782109000637/ (please check)
 
* Also in Jaffa Port, the RVCA Exhibition ‘The Balance of Opposites EP:2’ opens at the Yona Resturant – collections by painters, tattoo artists, musicians, graffiti artists, photographers, fashion designers, video artists and surfers – https://www.facebook.com/events/1460441054235534/
 
The English National Theatre of Israel and ConnecTLV brings you an evening of networking specifically for theatre professionals and those interested in arts collaboration – https://www.facebook.com/events/271327203061551/
 
Hipster Teder hosts the ‘Desert of Doubts’ Exhibition by the artist Elna – silkscreen prints, hand drawn pieces, and sculptures all for sale (plus Teder is also hosting an amazing Mexican pop-up resturant at the moment…. Ariba!) – https://www.facebook.com/events/276519519218798/
 
* Lima Lima hosts it’s Hip Hop night Vibe – Classic hip hop & Smooth RnB – from the golden era of hiphop with a fine twist of NewSkool sprinkled over – https://www.facebook.com/events/1468321676750292/
 
* Find out about London Business School programmes at the Dan Panorama hotel –https://www.eventbrite.com/e/london-business-school-information-session-2014-tickets-12395905487?aff=es2&rank=5
 
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Friday Day
 
* Looking to do something cultural? Check out the opening of the exhibition ‘Summer Colors’ in Art Market, featuring works by four promising Israeli artists – https://www.facebook.com/events/547635945342552/
 
* Have you ever wondered how to make classic French pastries? Well, this workshop with Chef Alon Shabo (pastry chef at Shulchan) will have you saying “ooh la la” in no time! Organized by Kitchen Rendez-Vous, tickets cost 260 NIS – https://www.secrettelaviv.com/tickets/say-bonjour-to-the-classic-french-desserts/
 
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Friday Night
 
* 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
 
* Are you a lone soldier, past or present? Then you are invited to the Lone Soldier Friday Night Dinner –https://www.eventbrite.com/e/friday-night-dinner-in-tel-aviv-tickets-12687485611?aff=es2&rank=8
 
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Saturday
 
* The Eboded crew are back with another awesome daytime party – to spice things up the location won’t be announced until Thursday – https://www.facebook.com/events/261028607435047/ (please check)
 
Jaffa Nights is back for a series of live music events in Old Jaffa – Concerts and musical performances under the stars – https://www.facebook.com/events/1487692318114717/ (please check)
 
* What better way to protest against Gideon Saar’s proposed closing of shops on Shabbat – than to set up a fair outside his house on Saturday afternoon – https://www.facebook.com/events/1470960186480830/ (please check)
 
* Post Solstice Summer Silent Disco Headphones Party – starting at Frishman Beach & then dancing in, on and around the streets of Tel Aviv- https://www.facebook.com/events/730223620352369/
 
* One of Israel’s top bands, The Apples, are performing at Pasaz, tickets are 50 NIS –https://www.facebook.com/events/516499758495391/
 
* Are you looking to play soccer – The Tel Aviv Co-Ed Soccer and Beer Club are organizing a game on Saturday afternoon at Charles Clore Park – join their group for more info – https://www.facebook.com/groups/1396359073977255/
 
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Rest of the Week
 
Sunday – Want to party to some Mizrachi music? Check out Israeli music night at the Patio –https://www.facebook.com/PatioTlv

Monday – Some of Israel’s top musicians and artists are doing a gig to raise money for one of their friends – lots of great performers scheduled – at Levontin 7 – https://www.facebook.com/events/924726250886676/
 
Tuesday – The Tel Aviv Arts council has a special showing of Sundance Film Festival Documentary winner ‘The Green Prince’, about the son of Hamas leader who becomes an Israeli informer, with a special Q&A after with hi Shin Bet operative – https://www.facebook.com/events/558314027624891/
 
Tuesday – Another pop-up in Teder… this time Israeli graphic and fashion designer PilPeled is showcasing his latest prints – http://events.telavivian.com/2014/08/17/pilpeled-pop-up-store-268-19-teder/