Tips for the upcoming week
(7 – 13 April 2016)

Albrechtsburg Meissen (Photo: C. Reichert)
Albrechtsburg Meissen (Photo: C. Reichert)

Thursday, 07 April 2016: Habana Tradicional (Cuban concert)

They bring the music of the Buena Vista Social club and the unique feeling of Cuba of the 1940s to Dresden. A concert of extremely talented artists which invites you to listen, relax dance and enjoy.
Beginning: 8 p.m.; Admission: €22/€16, 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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Friday, 08 April 2016: Inaugural concert of Prof. Natalia Prischpenko (violin concert)

Decorated with various awards, Prof. Prischpenko was the principal violinist of the famour artemis quartet. She is right now teaching and studying in Berlin as one of the leading violin teachers in Europe. Her very own mixture of theoretical knowledge and outstanding skills makes her a great artist and professor.
Beginning: 7:30 p.m; Admission: €12,50; How to get there: Hochschule für Musik Carl Maria von Weber, Wettiner Platz 13, 01067 Dresden. TRAM 1,6,10,44 and BUS 94 stop ‘Bahnhof Mitte’ or TRAM 1,44 and BUS 94 stop ‘Schweriner Straße’.

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Saturday, 09 April 2016: Jaco Abel – electric guitar

La Leyenda de Camarón de la Isla – With his 1979 album La Leyenda del Tiempo, Camarón de la Isla turned the world of traditional amenco upside down. Jaco Abel, a musician who pioneered the electroacoustic amenco guitar, re-interprets the ground-breaking titles from this album with his band and Camarón’s associates including Rubem Dantas and Jorge Pardo, taking the pieces into the 21st century.
Beginning: 8 p.m.; Admission: €15/€8, 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, 10 April 2016: Mozart at Frauenkirche (classical concert)

Presented in the concert series ‘Spiritual Sunday Music’, this Sunday you can experience a musical master piece of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart at Frauenkirche. This harmonic and deeply inspiring music is perfect to enjoy a quite and peaceful Sunday.
Beginning: 8 p.m.; Admission: €16 – €12; How to get there: Frauenkirche Dresden, Neumarkt, 01067 Dresden; TRAM 1,2,4 ‘Altmarkt‘ stop.

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Monday, 11 April 2016: The Henry girls (Irish folk concert)

The Irish Examiner wrote about them: ‘Their voices are easy on the ear and clear as glass, and interweave with a natural grace that complements the lightness of the melodies. Louder Than Words demonstrates how far the McLaughlin sisters have come as songwriters.’ SO if this recommendation catches you then enjoy a lovely evening with modern Irish folk music.
Beginning: 8 p.m.; Admission: €16/€12, if you bring your student-ID card; How to get there: Dreikönigskirche, Hauptstraße 23, 01097 Dresden; TRAM 4,8,9 ‘Neustädter Markt’ stop or TRAM 3,6,7,8,11 ‘Albertplatz’ stop.

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Tuesday, 12 April 2016: Lecture on the European future of the UK

On June 23, the British people will decide upon the continuance of their country within the European Union. Therefore, the Deutsch-Britische Gesellschaft Dresden (German British Association in Dresden) invited the representative of the British Embassy in Berlin, Nick Leake, to give a speech on this latest topic. He will give an overview of the arguments and discussions inside of his home country and also explain the possible outcomes for Britain and Europe, if the decision is in favour of an British exit.
Beginning: 7 p.m. Admission: free; How to get there: Festsaal des Rektorats, TU Dresden, Mommsenstraße 11, 01069 Dresden, TRAM 3,8 ‚Nürnberger Platz’ stop.

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Tuesday, 12 April 2016: Quebec: grandes p’tites vues (original version with English subtitles)

The Canadian city of Quebec is world famous for its creative and innovative film scene. Therefore, the Programmkino Ost dedicated already for the tenth time an own little festival to this city in the francophone province. 2 small and big stories tell about change and protest, portraying the city and the surrounding landscape in its best light.
Beginning: 8:30 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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Wednesday, 13 April 2016: TUD Welcome Center Campus Tour for newly arrived researchers

You are new at the TU Dresden campus and still getting lost when you take the wrong turn? You would like to find out more about the different buildings? You need tips and tricks about all the options the campus offers you? Then join our Campus Tour! The tour takes about two hours, covers all the important facilities, shows great hidden places and offers helpful information on the infrastructure of the TU Dresden main campus. Additionally, we will stop by the main library building (SLUB), where you can register and get a user’s card, and of course, will get your ‘Mensa Card’ at the canteen’s information desk. We are eager to conquer the campus with you and also help you to find the best coffee spot around your labs and offices.
To register, please send an email to

Beginning: 4 p.m.; Admission: free; How to get there: TUD Welcome Center, Nürnberger Straße 31a, 01187 Dresden, TRAM 8 ‚Südvorstadt’ stop.

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Wednesday, 13 April 2016: One last Tango (movie in original version)

Our Last Tango is a story of love between the two most famous dancers in tango’s history. And the story of their tremendous love of tango. María Nieves Rego (81) and Juan Carlos Copes (84) met when they were 14 and 17, and they danced together for nearly fifty years. In all those years they loved and hated each other and went through several painful separations, but always got back together. Now, Juan and María are willing to open up about their love, their hatred, and their passion.
Beginning: 6:30 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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