Tips for the upcoming week
(28 January – 03 February 2016)

The remaining snow is melting away (photo: N. Beuchold)

Thursday, 28 January 2016: The Hatefull 8 (movie in original version)

In the 8th Movie of Quentin Tarrantino, 8 strangers have to seek shelter from a rising snow storm. Those 8 people couldn’t be more different and none of them is really honest. Following his tradition of blood and violence, in Tarrantinos latest film not all of the protagonists make it till the end alive.
Beginning: 8:15 p.m.; Admission: €9/€8; if you bring your student-ID card; How to get there: Rundkino Dresden; Prager Straße 6, 01069 Dresden; TRAM 3, 7, 8, 9, 11 ‘Walpurgisstraße’ stop.

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Friday, 29 January 2016: A night with Tutanchamun (exhibition)

Did you ever wonder how it is to be in a museum at night? Within the programme “Freitagnacht“, the exhibition about the famous pharaoh and his tomb is opening its doors for adventurous museum visitors. Besides visiting the great exposition, there is also a presentation in German planned on why people always were fascinated by the nation on the Nile.
Beginning: 7 p.m.; Admission: €18/€14 if you bring your student-ID card; How to get there: Zeitströmung – Halle 12, Königsbrücker Str.96, 01099 Dresden, TRAM 7, 8‚ ‘Heeresbäckerei’ stop.

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Saturday, 30 January 2016: Paris (classical concert)

Some of the greatest artists were inspired by this city. This night is determined to master pieces of Claude Debusy, Maurice Ravel, Bohuslav Martinu and Igor Strawinsky. They all were in love with Paris, its atmosphere and its people. The Dresden Philarmonie will take you on a journey to discover the city of love through the eyes, ears and hearts of those composers, and maybe you will fall in love with this city, too?
Beginning: 7.30 p.m.; Admission: €32- €20, remaining tickets at the evening box office; How to get there: Staatsschauspiel Dresden, Theaterstr. 2, 01067 Dresden, TRAM 1, 2, 4, 8, 9, 11, 12, BUS 94 ‘Postplatz‘ stop.

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Sunday, 31 January 2016: Meet new friends #WOD

Both refugees and Dresden residents are invited to attend this event. The main purpose is initially for people to get to know one another. At a special fair where Dresden institutions and leisure establishments will be offering free tickets for certain events, refugees and people from Dresden can arrange to meet up to do something together. There will also be lively stage performances with music, coffee and the traditional Dresden ‘Eierschecke’ cake, as well as activities for children.
Beginning: 3 p.m.; Admission: free; 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, 01 February 2016: Nobel peace laureate at the Frauenkirche (speech)

This Monday, the Nobel peace laureate Ahmed Üzümcü will deliver a speech in English on the topic ‘How multilateral disarmament contributes to global peace’. Mr. Üzümcü is the Director-General of the Organisation of Prohibition of Chemical Weapons and a highly experienced diplomat with long-term experience in political-military conflicts.
Beginning: 7 p.m.; Admission: free; How to get there: Frauenkirche Dresden, Neumarkt, 01067 Dresden; TRAM 1, 2, 4 ‘Altmarkt‘ stop.

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Tuesday, 02 February 2016: Hannah Epperson (CA) and Mischa Blanos (RO) (indie concert)

Armed with her violin, loop pedal and voice, sonic weaver Hannah Epperson arranges beautiful musical landscapes without indulgence or over-saturation. She recorded her first 5 track EP on her own and handed it over to the CBC radio. Since then, she is the new Canadian star of live performances. Mischa Blanos this time accompanies her on her tour with his piano.
Beginning: 8 p.m.; Admission: €10; How to get there: Societaetstheater, An der Dreikönigskirche 1a, 01097 Dresden; TRAM 4,8,9 ‘Neustädter Markt’ stop or TRAM 3,6,7,8,11 ‘Albertplatz’ stop.

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Wednesday, 03 February 2016: Ernst/Fröhlich/Merk (Jazz concert)

Are you tired after a long day of work? So go and enjoy some nice, handmade Jazz from those three musicians. They are newcomers on the stage of the Jazz club ‘Blue Note’, so let yourself surprise from their fresh music.
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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