Tips for the upcoming week
16 – 22 February 2018

Friday, 16 February: Keegan McInroe & Friends (Concert) The charismatic and exceptional Texan singer and songwriter Keegan McInroe will this year once more make a stop in Dresden during his European tour. The band led by McInroe is composed by 6 other members, playing the guitar, keyboard, harp, bass and drums. Known for his striking bourbon polished voice, he brings together classic protest songs with blues. Accompanied by other talented musicians, get ready for a night along the entire jazz and folk spectrum, with songs ranging from acoustic ballads all the way to wild electronic bluesrock. Without a doubt this […]

Tips for the upcoming week
25 – 31 January 2018

Thursday, 25 January: Anne Clark – I’ll Walk Out Into Tomorrow (Film) Anne Clark, the English poet and spoken word-artist, has been celebrated worldwide on stage for more than 30 years. As a pioneer in electronic music, she set standards as an iconic eloquent, yet modest rebel shaped by the punk scene. Her poetry work with experimental musicians occupies a region bounded roughly by electronic, dance and avant-garde genres, with varying hard as well as orchestral styles. Her lyrics deal mainly with the imperfections of humanity, everyday life and politics. All in all, she has been highly idolized over the […]

Tips for the upcoming week
18 – 24 January 2018

Thursday, 18 January: Werewolf Evening Every night, while the villagers are asleep, vicous werewolves roam the streets, slowly killing the village’s inhabitants one by one. In an attempt to save his fellow villagers, a doctor also awakes every evening, searching for those who might have been attacked by the werewolves or even in an attempt to save himself. In this mythological place, seers also have the power to see the werewolves at night. As each day begins, the villagers gather in the town center and discuss who is it they believe may be a werewolf. For their own safety, they […]

Tips for the upcoming week
11 to 17 January 2018

Thursday, 11 January: The Importance of Being Earnest The Eclectic Theatre is a theater group in Dresden which performs plays in English. At the end of 2017, its performances of “The Importance of Being Earnest” were a huge success, with nearly all showings sold out. Now, you have the chance to watch the last performances of this English classic, which will be shown only four more times! “My ideal has always been to love someone of the name of Earnest”. But what if your name is not Earnest? Will she still love you? And, this being Britain at the end […]

Tips for the upcoming week
4 – 10 January 2018

  +++ EVENT INVITATION +++ For all of you who arrived Dresden in the last two years or keep coming back as researchers to our wonderful city there is a special invitation: DRESDEN-concept along with the rector of our university and the lord mayor of Dresden invites you and your partner to a Welcome Reception at Albertinum Dresden on 11 January 2018. So only a few days to go… Please register as soon as possible to give us an idea about how many international researcher we can expect that evening. We are looking forward to seeing you there. Registration here: […]

Tips for the upcoming week
28 December 2017 – 3 January 2018

Thursday, 28 December: Classical and Improvisations (Concert) Ulrich Thiem (cello) and Andreas Böttcher (piano) support but also provoke each other on stage. Get ready for a musical journey from Bach to Hindemith, with intermissions including freely improvised music and cello solos. The result is a true musical collage on various acustic levels, so rich that you can expect even the musicians themselves to change places around stage throughout the performance. Thiem is already well known in Dresden’s musical scene, having already performed in many venues including the annual summer festival “Palais Sommer”. Alongside Böttcher, he is known for performances that […]

Tips for the upcoming week
14 – 20 December 2017

  Thursday, 14 December: Johanna Summer Trio (Concert) At its roots, jazz was an expression of feelings and emotions as well as a form of popular music. The Johanna Summer Trio attempts to bring back this expression of emotions in music into modern jazz, transforming the old into the new, bringing jazz back to pop music. With a somewhat improvisional style, the band incorporates elements brought from their leader’s origins in classical as well as pop-rock music. All in all, it is rather difficult to label this band as belonging to a specific jazz style, as its songs may rapidly […]

Tips for the upcoming week
7 December – 13 December 2017

Thursday, 7 December: Singing for the Soul (Choir Project) ‘Singing for the Soul’ is a weekly choir project that began on 5 October in Kukulida. Join in as the year comes to an end, this week will be the second to last session of the year! The event description reads as follows: “sessions are open to people of all ages and abilities who are interested in learning songs from around the world and singing together as a group. No previous singing or music experience is necessary and everyone is welcome. The sessions are led by British theatre maker Ellen Muriel […]

Tips for the upcoming week
30 November – 6 December

  ***Special event*** TU Dresden International Christmas Party, Friday 8 December – Get your tickets at the Welcome Center – More information about program and venue here and on Facebook. Thursday, 30 November: 8. Neustädter Gelichter – Christmas at the Scheune This week, Christmas markets are opening everywhere in Dresden and throughout Germany! When walking through the city’s old town, a short walk may lead you to stumble upon more than one market, on the Neustadt side of the river, things aren’t any different! Come and visit this cozy little market right in the middle of the Neustadt, which opens […]

Tips for the upcoming week
23 November – 29 November 2017

Thursday, 23 November: Detroit (Movie – German Premiere) In the summer of 1967, rioting and civil unrest starts to tear apart the city of Detroit. Two days later, a report of gunshots prompts the Detroit Police Department, the Michigan State Police and the Michigan Army National Guard to search and seize an annex of the nearby Algiers Motel. Several policemen start to flout procedure by forcefully and viciously interrogating guests to get a confession. By the end of the night, three unarmed men are gunned down while several others are brutally beaten. From the Academy Award winning director of The […]