Tips for the upcoming week
(05 – 11 May 2016)

Always a tip for the weekend: the Saxonian and Bohemian Switzerland. (Photo: C. Reichert)
Always a tip for the weekend: the Saxonian and Bohemian Switzerland. (Photo: C. Reichert)

Thursday, 05 May 2016: The Long Night of Time: Change Concert (concert experience)

This night is the opening concert of the Dresden music festival. Fr the first time it is created to be a change concert. This concert will last from 9 p.m. until the next morning 11 a.m. During the entire night pianists and other musician will be playing the whole surrounding environment is designed to showcase the evanescence of time.
Beginning: 9 p.m.; Admission: €20; How to get there: Deutsches Hygiene Museum, Lignerplatz 1, 01069 Dresden; TRAM 1,2,4,12 ‘Deutsches Hygiene-Museum’ stop, TRAM 10, 13 ‘Großer Garten / Deutsches Hygiene-Museum’ stop.

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Friday, 06 May 2016: Karl May Festival in Radebeul (family event)

As every year in spring, Radebeul is changing into a city from the Wild West. During this weekend there will be lots of famous characters from the books like Winnetou and Old Shatterhandand other cow boys and adventurer. Its going to be a festival for the entire family with horse riding and bands and lots of great stories from the Wild West. On Friday, the festival starts with a dancing show and country party.
Beginning: 7 p.m; Admission: free; How to get there: Karl May Museum, Karl-May-Straße 5, 01445 Radebeul; TRAM 4 ‚Schildenstraße ,Radebeul’ stop.

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Saturday, 07 May 2016: 11th Floor Cullberg Ballet (ballet)

Renowned choreographer Edouard Lock creates 11th Floor directly for Cullberg Ballet. The work is inspired by jazz and film noir of the 1950s, and focuses on an unspoken crime of passion, unstable relations and repressed tensions. With music written specially by Gavin Bryars and costumes by Ulrika van Gelder, 11th Floor is an elegant and sophisticated period piece with nine of the Cullberg Ballet dancers.

 Beginning: 8 p.m.; Admission: €40/€30, 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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Sunday, 08 May 2016:  Felsenfest Rathen (family event)

Also this year, the rock stage Rathen is opening for this year’S season with a great spring fest for the whole family. The theme is about ‘Momo and the magical flute’. The kids can help Momo on his quest and also compete in some challenges. There are in total 8 challenges and who will conquer 5 get a price. The award show is at 3:30 p.m.
Beginning: 12 a.m. noon; Admission: free; How to get there: Felsenbühne Rathen, Amselgrund 17, 01824 Rathen; TRAIN S1 ‚Bad Schandau’ direction to ‚Kurort Rathen’ stop, then cross the river and follow the signs.

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Monday, 09 May 2016: Composer’s Night (Jazz concert)

For the fifth time in a row, Prof. Zoller’s students show all their talent. The program is still unknown, so you will be surprised on Monday night. If you like Jazz, its definitely something for you.
Beginning: 9 p.m.; Admission: €12/6, if you bring your student-ID card; How to get there: Kurländer Palais, Tzschirnerplatz 3, 01067 Dresden, TRAM 3,7 ‘Synagoge’ stop.

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Tuesday, 10 May 2016: Open palace – Arctic sounds (concert)

They were called men from the North or Vikings. They came and ruled, and destroyed kingdoms and built new ones. There are lots of legends around those mysterious tribes. Now their music is reconstructed and will be present for one hour on this Tuesday at the grand palace in the Große Garten.
Beginning: 7:30 p.m. Admission: free; How to get there: Palais im Großen Garten, Hauptallee 8, 01219 Dresden; TRAM 1,2 ‘Comeniusplatz’ stop, TRAM 9,13 or BUS 75 ‘Querallee’ stop, TRAM 10,13 ‘Großer Garten’ stop.

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Wednesday, 11 May 2016: Kalaket –farer east then Asia (concert)

Stefan Eder walks between borders when it comes to music. He plays the piano for modern pieces as well as music and instruments from other cultures. He joyfully mixes different times and cultures and creates something new and unique. His music is inspired by Asian cultures and people but also includes traditional European elements.
Beginning: 8 p.m.; Admission: €16/€12, if you bring your student-ID card; How to get there: Dresdner Pianosalon, Cosel-Palais Dresden, An der Frauenkirche 12, 01069 Dresden; TRAM 1,2,4 ‚Altmarkt’ stop.

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