Tips for the upcoming week
(04 February – 10 February 2016)

Masks, weird hats and lots of confetti – Germans love a colorful Carnival (Photo: Pixabay)


As this week is full of masks and carnival, check out our post about the famous fifth season.

Thursday, 04 February 2016: Roger&Schu (HipHop concert)

Those two artists are in the German HipHop scene since the early 90s. And like all the duos, they had huge successes and then retired. On their later days, they realized how much they missed the stage and found back to their old passion. That’s why they are touring now again with old and new songs all over Germany. If you like to enjoy some old school Hamburg HipHop and some new one, then that’s the right event for you.
Beginning: 8 p.m.; Admission: €15; How to get there: GrooveStation, Katharinenstraße 11-13, 01099 Dresden; TRAM 7,8 ‘Louisenstraße’ stop.

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Friday, 05 February 2016: C.O.R.E – Symptoms of Development (performance)

With this fascinating and enigmatic work, Godani presents to the public a universe of dance at its most essential – one of powerful imagery and of particular intensity. It will immerse the audience in highly sophisticated choreography, accompanied by narrative elements in the form of videos, text and off-stage voices.
Beginning: 8 p.m.; Admission: €21/€11, if you bring your student-ID card; How to get there: Hellerau – European Centre of the Arts Dresden, Karl-Liebknecht-Str.56 , 01109 Dresden; TRAM 8 ‘Festspielhaus Hellerau‘.

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Saturday, 06 February 2016: Großer Saalfasching at Watzke (carnival)

As we announced above, it’s the fifth season of the year. So we would like to recommend you also such a colourful, funny and simply crazy evening. One of the biggest parties in Dresden is happening in the ‘Brauhaus Watzke’. So dress up and enjoy the party.
Beginning: 8 p.m.; Admission: €15; How to get there: Brauhaus Watzke, Leipziger Straße 132, 01127 Dresden; TRAM 4,9,13 ‘Altpieschen’ stop.

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Sunday, 07 February 2016: Jeanne d’Arc au Bûcher (classical concert)

The story of Jeanne D’Arc has been told various times over the years and inspired countless artists and musicians. This version was created on behalf of Ida Rubinstein, a Swiss actress and patron. Living in Paris, she knew a lot of composer and during the second world war, she and Arthur Honegger decided to bring the old story to new life. Based of the time of creation, this concert is a master piece of hope and residence and also today a nice fit.
Beginning: 7:30 p.m.; Admission: €32/€20 ; How to get there: Albertinum Dresden, Georg-Treu-Platz, 01067 Dresden; TRAM 1, 2, 4, 12 ‘Altmarkt’ stop or TRAM 1, 2, 3, 4, 7, 12 ‘Pirnaischer Platz’ stop.

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Monday, 08 February 2016: Charles Vader ( Jazz concert)

You like the 40’s Swing, Rock’N’Roll and Johnny Cash? Then we have something for you. Charles Vader plays at BlueNote for the 52nd time and as you can guess for the number of performances, he is doing great. So if you feel like you want to start the week with some nice music, so go and see this performance.
Beginning: 9 p.m.; Admission: free; How to get there: Blue Note Dresden, Görlitzer Straße 2b, 01099 Dresden; TRAM 13 ‘Görlitzer Straße’ stop.

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Tuesday, 09 February 2016: Deichkind (concert German HipHop)

Deichkind (literally Dyke Child) is a Hip-Hop / Electro band formed in Hamburg in 1997. Some of their greatest hits were ‘Leider geil’ and ‘Remmi Demmi’ and the parties in the 2000 years loved them. Nowadays, they grew up a little and have besides party music also critical texts. Their live performance is known for its high quality, so if you want to get to know real German HipHop go there.
Beginning: 8 p.m.; Admission: €40; How to get there: Alter Schlachthof, Gothaer Straße 11, 01097 Dresden; TRAM 4,9 ‘Alter Schlachthof’ stop.

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Wednesday, 10 February 2016: Suffragete (movie in original language)

Academy Award nominees Carey Mulligan and Helena Bonham Carter, and three-time Academy Award winner Meryl Streep lead the cast of a powerful drama about the women who were willing to lose everything in their fight for equality in early-20th-century Britain. The stirring story centers on Maud, who becomes an activist for the cause alongside women from all walks of life. When increasingly aggressive police action forces Maud and her dedicated fellow suffragettes underground, they engage in a dangerous game of cat-and-mouse with the authorities.
Beginning: 8 p.m.; Admission: €7/€6, if you bring your student-ID card; How to get there: Programmkino Ost, Schandauer Straße 63, 01277 Dresden; TRAM 4 ‘Altenberger Straße‘ stop.

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