Tips for the Upcoming Week
11 May – 17 May 2018

Friday, 11 May: Lars Kutschke Band Every Thursday and Friday, the Jam Bar by S.K.Y., located at a prime and central location near the Postplatz offers great live music by a variety of artists from different genres. In a relaxed atmosphere, you can enjoy great cocktails and other drinks while listening to new up and coming talents. This week, you can start your weekend to the sounds of the Lars Kutschke Band, led by guitarist and composer Lars Kutschke. His works fall mainly into the genres of R&B, Blues, Jazz, and Rock, though he also manages to incorporate elements from […]

Tips for the Upcoming Week
4 May – 10 May 2018

Friday, 4 May: Long Night of Galleries and Museums If you have been living in Dresden for a longer period of time, chances are high that you have already visited at least one of the city’s museums or art galleries and are familiar with the most famous museums in the city such as the Old Master’s Gallery. However, did you know that the Neustadt’s Baroque Quartier also features a number of smaller, lesser known museums and exhibition galleries? This Friday evening you have the chance to visit 16 different venues, varying from art galleries, to ateliers, as well as museums […]

Tips for the Upcoming Week
27 April – 3 May 2018

Friday, 27 April: Clothes Exchange Party Are you tired of always opening your closet only to find the same clothes you’ve had for months or even years? Do you feel like it’s time for some change but you do not want to create more trash for our world by just disposing of your clothes in the normal trash? Well, Greenpeace has got you covered this Friday at their large clothes exchange party! After cleaning up your closet of anything you haven’t worn for the past year, get ready to detach yourself from the old and give your clothes a new […]

Tips for the Upcoming Week
20 April – 26 April 2018

Friday, 20 April: A Wall is a Screen As part of the 30 International Short Film Festival, another international event is making its way to Dresden. Originating in Hamburg, “A Wall is a Screen” travels through large cities around the world, using large exposed walls in busy areas to transform public spaces into open-air movie theatres! In Dresden, the meeting point will be next to the Rundkino on the Prager Straße. From there, projectors will be set up throughout the city centre and big walls will come to life with short movies. Of course, which walls will be used is […]

Tips for the Upcoming Week
13 April – 19 April 2018

Friday, 13 April: Regular’s Table As the week reaches an end, there is nothing better than heading out to one of the cafes in the Neustadt and enjoying a nice evening with friends. If you are interested in checking out a new location, join Gustavo & Konrad at “Café Blumenau” in the Dresden-Neustadt! This cosy and absolutely gorgeous café and bar has won several awards for “most creative cuisine” and also convinces with its wide variety of drinks, beers and other beverages. We will be there from 7 p.m., but you are welcome to come by whenever you feel like. […]

Tips for the Upcoming Week
6 April – 12 April 2018

Friday, 6 April: Zeitsprünge X (Exhibition) Until 29 April, a different yet quite interesting exposition will be on show at the palace in Dresden’s Großer Garten. The students coursing the 7th semester at the city’s renowned art school, the Hochschule für Bildende Künste, will be presenting the results of this year’s main costume design student project. The students were given the task to intererpret and design a historical outfit based either on a model or their own drafts. The outcome includes traditional clothing spanning from the 16th up to the early 20th century including the dresses of Queen Louise of […]

Tips for the Upcoming Week
30 March – 5 April 2018

Friday, 30 March: Brad’s Status This weekend, most of the city’s churches will be filled for the presentations of Bach’s classic “Johannes Passion” as well as other pieces related to Easter. If you are interested in classical church music, then be sure to check out one of the many churches spread throughout the city for their Easter programmes as concerts will be held throughout the weekend beginning on Friday. Although some may cost upwards of 30 EUR, cheaper or even free concerts may be found, especially if visiting the services on Easter Sunday, though if going on Sunday, be prepared […]

Tips for the Upcoming Week
23 March – 29 March 2018

Friday, 23 March: The Reality, the Zebra The piece ‘The Reality, the Zebra’ moves in a playful manner between performance and installation, between dance and an experimental room-sound experience. The perception and construction of reality will be systematically experienced at the visual, auditory, and kinaesthetic levels, while asking the question: what is our place in this world, as an individual, as a group, and as a society? The piece analyses different perspectives, interpretations, attitudes and also asks another central question: how do we live together with so many different realities in one world? Magdalena Weniger, the choreographer for the performance, […]

Tips for the Upcoming Week
16 March – 22 March 2018

  Friday, 16 March: Young Boy Dancing Group Young Boy Dancing Group is a collective of contemporary dancers whose performances are a mixture of a queer show and techno-futurism. The YBDG use their performances to challenge normative notions of gender and sexuality. Their fragmentary choreographies are shown at art fairs, galleries and London nightclubs. By imitating movements from daily life, they create spaces for de-familiarisation, the aim being to create a new form of intimacy together – spaces for friendship, desire, queer alliances – and to constantly call institutionalised art settings into question. The performance is part of this weekend’s […]

Tips for the Upcoming Week
9 March – 15 March 2018

Friday, 9 March: Lucky This week, one of the best movies of 2017 finally makes it for its premiere in Germany! Lucky tells the story of a 90-year-old atheist who has outlived and out-smoked his contemporaries, and as he comes to terms with his own mortality, he searches for ever-elusive enlightenment. Directed by John Carroll Lynch, the movie stars Harry Dean Stanton in one of his final on-screen roles prior to his death on September 15, 2017. ‘Lucky’ is in a sense Lynch’s love letter to Stanton’s life and career at the same time as it is a meditation on […]

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