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Sunday, August 19 • 5:15pm - 6:13pm
When I’m 64 – The development of Israeli Pop Music

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Location: JS

It is widely known that Gene Simmons of (rock band) Kiss was born in Haifa in 1949. But the rest of Israel's pop/rock history is less well known. Explore the evolution, diversity and culture of popular Israeli music over the last 64 years. A range of pop sub-genres will be examined looking at lyrics, instruments, tzahal, politics, music videos, history, audiences, identity and performers. (TN)

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Lawrence Nathan

Lawrence Nathan is currently in his final year of studying Music (alongside Commerce) at the University of Auckland. He attended Kadimah College and then King's College, followed in 2008 by a year-long course in Israel. He has subsequently been heavily involved with Bnei Akiva, and... Read More →

Sunday August 19, 2012 5:15pm - 6:13pm NZST