The Lollapalooza music festival scheduled to take place in Tel Aviv was canceled.
Among the pleasures of the summer music season is the annual iPalpiti Festival of International Laureates, now in its 15th year. iPalpiti (the name translates loosely as "the heartbeats") is a string orchestra of 28 young professionals from Israel, Tatarstan, Azerbaijan, Norway and 14 other countries. Thirteen concerts are being performed in the Los Angeles area through July 29, but the grand finale at Walt Disney Concert Hall (July 28) has, over the years, become a much-anticipated gala-style affair.
“THE MAD 7” Unhappy office drone Elliot Green undergoes a transformation — into a lighter, freer, more realized version of himself — after meeting a blind man who sees, a deaf man who hears, a stutterer who’s a great orator along with four other strangers.
An invisible world is revealed as the Israeli troupe performs the critically acclaimed dance show “Infrared.” Based on a poem “In the Black Garden” by KCDC artistic director Rami Be’er, the show explores the human condition through primary colors in breathtaking beauty. Sat. 8 p.m. $25-$45. The Luckman Fine Arts Complex, 5151 State University Drive, L.A. (323) 343-6600. luckmanarts.org.
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