Thursday, 24 November 2016: Goldenhirsch (Concert)
Interested in a funky, jazzy night out that blends the sounds of 90’s rock music with the soul of the 60’s and 70’s? Head over to Groove Station Thursday night and enjoy the music of the psychedelic funk band Goldenhirsch. Played on vintage instruments and old-school synthesizers, their experimental sound is sure to entertain.
Beginning: 9:00pm; Admission: Free; How to get there: Katharinenstr. 11-13 01099 Dresden, Tram Stop Louisenstraße (Tram 7, 8)
More Information: www.groovestation.de
Friday, 25 November 2016: Tricca and McNiff (Concert)
Two great English solo and song artists, Emma Tricca and Jason McNiff, are on a European tour together for the first time to present their freshly released album “Southern Star”.
They play bluesy folk and English-Americana of the finest, influenced by John Rebourn and Bert Jantsch, Joan Baiz and Odetta, Fairport Convention, Pentangle and, of course, also by the current Nobel Prize laureate Bob Dylan.
Beginning: 8:30pm; Admission: 10€; How to get there: Büchers Best Louisenstraße 37, Dresden, Tram Stop Görlitzer Straße (Tram 13)
Saturday, 26 November 2016: Christmas Market in Radebeul (Festival)
While the Dresden Christmas markets are truly amazing and wonderful, if you are looking for a more traditional, off-the-beaten-path market, the “Lichterglanz & Budenzauber” festival in nearby Radebeul is a must. With dazzling lights and magical decorations, the wonder of the festival will hypnotize you, and direct you straight to the deliciously smelling baked goods and the warm, cozy spiced wine.
Beginning: From noon; Admission: Free; How to get there: Altkötzschenbroda, Radebeul, Tram Stop Rabeul Moritzburgerstraße (Tram 4) or take the S Bahn to Radebeul West
Sunday, 27 November 2016: Dresden Full of Lights for Christmas (Family Tour)
Take your family on a wonderful tour of Dresden’s history of Christmas markets without having to brave the outdoors! Enjoy a delicious cup of hot chocolate as you and your family visit the Panometer Dresden and its 360 degree exhibition of Dresden’s Christmas traditions throughout the centuries. A fun, educational, and warm way to experience the joy of the Dresden Christmas markets.
Beginning: 3:00pm; Admission 4€ per person; How to get there: Panometer Dresden Gasanstaltstraße 8b 01237 Dresden, Bus Stop Nätherstraße (Bus 74) Tram Stop Liebstädter Straße (Tram 1, 2)
Monday, 28 November: Café Society (movie)
Kinotag! Check out Woody Allen’s new movie in the Thalia Cinema. You are in for a pinch of comedy that will definitely cheer up the rest of your week. Film shown in English with German subtitles – which is also a nice opportunity for those learning German. Arrive a bit earlier and enjoy a warm cup of coffee. When: Monday 7:30 p.m. Admission: 5 Euros only. How to get there: Görlitzer Strasse 6, 01099 Dresden; TRAM 13 ‘Görlitzer Strasse/Nordbad’ stop.
More information: www.thalia-dresden.de/index.php
Tuesday, 29 November: Tuesday Night Jump – Swing in der Scheune (dance concert)
Shall we dance? ‘Dancing rejoices the soul’, so said my grandmother, and she could dance the Charleston. Take this opportunity to fall in love with the rhythm and dance your problems away on the dance floor. Taster class starts at 19:30. Beginning: Tuesday, 8-12 p.m. Admission: 10 Euros. How to get there: Alaunstraße 36-40, 01099 Dresden; TRAM 3, 6, 7, 8, 11 ‘Albertplatz’ stop, TRAM 7, 8 ‘Louisenstraße’ stop, TRAM 13 ‘Görlitzer Straße (Nordbad)’ stop.
More information: www.facebook.com/TuesdayNightJumpDresden and http://scheune.org/show/2474/tuesday-night-jump.html
Wednesday, 30 November: 582. Dresdner Striezelmarkt (Christmas Markt)
Visiting the oldest Christmas Market in Germany is surely a must for the upcoming weeks. From a historical point of view it is quite impressive that this same market existed long before the Europeans discovered the lands in South America! A program guaranteed to make you forget the cold, and presenting the best of the Christmas time in Germany. Beginning: Daily from the 24th of November to the 24th of December – from 10 a.m to 9 p.m. How to get there: Altmarkt, 01067 Dresden; TRAM 1, 2, 4 ‘Altmarkt’ stop or TRAM 1, 2, 3, 4, 7, 12 ‘Pirnaischer Platz’ stop or TRAM 8, 9, 11, 12 or BUS 62 ‘Prager Straße’ stop.
More information and teaser film: www.dresden.de/de/kultur/veranstaltungen/dresdner-striezelmarkt.php?shortcut=Striezelmarkt