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Highlights: Head to South Tel Aviv for the Nightlight Festival, movie screenings are back, and there are loads of top concert and parties!
Around Town: The TLV Nighlight Festival kicks off and transforms Neve Sha’anan into a giant light art exhibition (til Saturday)! Also Thursday, top Israeli underground artist Know Hope opens a new exhibition @ Gordon Gallery, and exchange clothes at the 2B Clothing Swap @ 2B Hub.
Meetups: Grab some popcorn, the movie is about to start! Shrapnel Project presents The Picture of His Life @ ZOA, Almost Famous Screening @ Cinemateque, and Join the International film movement with Kino TLV Winter Screenings @ The Refrigerator. More Meetups.
Concerts: What a night for concerts! Full Trunk return to the Barby, Get groovy with Funk’N’stein @ Abraham Hostel, Mark Eliyahu and Special Guest @ Chrales Bronfman, Assaf Amdursky and Friends @ Gesher Theater. More Concerts.
Parties: Go Loco at the Nest’s Latin Fiesta @ Cuckoo’s Nest, Ukrainian DJ duo ARTBAT take over Tel Aviv @ TLV Expo, Get Psychedelic at the Migrena Festival @ Hangar 11, Partyzan Bass Wars @ The New Art Club, and Goa Rave @ The Block. More Parties.
Beach Cleanups: Take action with The PFI @ Midron Park, and YJP @ TLV Beach. Also Friday, Learn more about the climate crisis with Solar Guerrilla Documentaries @ Tel Aviv Museum of Art. More Environmental Meetups.
Around Town: Celebrate Ba Li Thali Urban Festival’s 3 year Anniversary @ Papaito, Give your wardrobe an upgrade at the T:Market Winter Fair @ Abraham Hostel, and 2nd Hand Winter Sale @ Anita Vintage TLV. More Shopping Events.
Highlights: Even more shopping, live music, and parties!
Concerts: The King of Casts are back for another round @ TEDER, Jimbo Jay and The Spa Band Live @ Barby, Israeli singer-songwriter Keren Peles @ Hangar 11, The Chocolate Factory relive the 20s @ Hoodna, and Masok drops a new album @ HaEzor. More Concerts.
Meetups: Learn about soft lighting at this week’s Photography meetup with Erlich (in Hebrew), check out the What’s Your Story Exhibit @ Cuckoo’s Nest, and Hear the stories behind the songs with Noam Horev @ ZOA (in Hebrew). More Meetups.
Hi-Tech Meetups: Discuss Employee Retention Strategies @ Mindspace Ha’Bursa (Hebrew), and Top Women’s Meetup with Inbal Orpaz @ ITC (English). More Hi-Tech Meetups.
Meetups: Take part in Climate Month and discuss the current crisis @ Maze 9 (Hebrew), Unusual Spoken Word @ Cuckoo’s Nest (Hebrew), Get spiritual with Eviatar Banai (Hebrew), and find your dance partner at the Lindy Social @ Saadia Gaon. More Meetups.
Hi-Tech Meetups: IoT Sensors Founders Forum @ WeWork Ibn Gvirol, Lead with Babies – High Tech Mom meetup @ Palo Alto Networks (in Hebrew), and Learn about the biggest mistakes startups make and how to avoid them @ Polly (in Hebrew). More Hi-Tech Meetups.
Meetups: Friends Trivia Night @ Kerem House, Open Mic Comedy Night @ Mike’s Place, Swiss Talks hosts Thomas Meyer @ Sommer, The Norman Series returns (Hebrew), and Discuss the Public Transportation Crisis @ Atlas Shapira (Hebrew). More Meetups.
Concerts: The greatest Violinist of our time Ara Malikian arrives to Israel for a one time epic performance @ HaBima (features in our Guide to the Best Concerts in 2020), Trace Kotik free show @ Kuli Alma, and Sefi Zisling is back @ Herzl 16. More Concerts.
Highlights: What a night for live music! Plus the Stage are back with their Monthly Slam!
BEST THAI RESTAURANTS
Tel Aviv offers a great assortment of Southeast Asian and Thai cuisine. Last month we ran a poll to find the best South East Asian Restaurants in Tel Aviv… check out our Updated Best Thai Restaurants in Tel Aviv Guide for the Results! For more great restaurant tips check out all our Food and Drink Guides.
NEW YEAR, NEW JOB!
With loads of new jobs, now’s a great time to be looking for your next career move! Check out our Jobs Board for over 2,100 great opportunities! Need some motivation? Check out our guide for the Best Companies to Work For in Israel and find out why they are the best. Want to learn a new skill? Check out our Best Places to Study in Israel Guide. Also, Save the Date – the next Secret Tel Aviv Jobs + Education Fair is only 5 weeks away on February 21st at Abraham Hostel… Hit attending for regular updates!
POSTS OF THE WEEK!
Its been yet another crazy week in Secret Tel Aviv, thank you everyone for sharing!
Observations from around town: Check out this awesome parking (pic above), Urban Outfitters is finally opening in Israel… in 2019, Roy found a joint on the 240 bus, a blond girl is looking for a German guy she kissed in Kuli, tips on how to soften avocados, Mahmoud spotted a giant shawarma, and Ofir caught a ghost working out.