Tips for the upcoming week
27 April – 3 May 2017

Photo by B Debnath “Hanging out together” – Thanks!


Thursday, 27 April: 2001 – A Space Odyssey (Original with subtitles)

Kino im Kasten offers the possibility to watch one of the films that really has to be seen! The epic science-fiction film produced and directed by Stanley Kubrick, the story of a voyage to Jupiter with the sentient computer Hal that hides much deeper reflections on the human evolution. Images of this incredible space flight and soundtracks will bring you in another dimension. A must if you still haven’t seen it and a good chance to re-watch it if you already have!

Beginning: 8.30 p.m.; Admission: €4, reduced ticket €3; How to get there: Kino im Kasten, August Babel Straße 20, 01219 Dresden; TRAM 11, Bus 66 “Strehlener Platz” or TRAM 9,13, Bus 61,63,75,85 “Wasaplatz” stop.
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Friday, 28 April: Students of the Hochschule in concert for the Albert-Schweitzer Children´s Village (Concert)

The Students of the Hochschule for Music will delight you with songs of the famous Disney animated movies. Between them you will have the chance to hear Phil Collins’ songs from Tarzan, Alan Menken´s songs of Arielle and Aladdin and Elton John’s songs of The Lion King. An experience that will remind you of your childhood and that will enchant your children!

Beginning: 7.30 p,m,.; Admission: free; How to get there: Hochschule for Music Carl Maria von Weber, Concert hall in Wettiner Platz 13, 01067 Dresden; TRAM 1,2,6,10,11 Bus 94 “Bahnhof Mitte” stop.
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Saturday, 29 April: Wine wandering weekend (Wandering with wine tasting)

This weekend you will have the chance to take part to a guided tour through the historic building of Hoflößnitz and to have a walk around the Lust- and Berghaus of the Elector of Saxony. This includes a visit to the wine-making museum of Saxony and the “upper floor”, where you will see the ballroom and the private rooms of the Elector. Afterwards there will be a short walk around the vineyard through the Lößnitzhänge. In the end there will be a tasting of five wines from Hoflößnitz.

Beginning: 11 a.m.; Admission: €20; How to get there: Stiftung Hoflößnitz
Knohllweg 37, 01445  Radebeul; TRAM 4, Bus 72 “Radebeul Landesbühnen Sachsen”.
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Sunday, 30 April:  AUDITIVVOKAL (Concert)

The AUDITIVVOKAL was founded in 2007 and since then it has developed into one of the most exciting new music ensemble in the German-speaking world. It is composed of 24 singers that will surprise you with their microtonal sounds and with their wide range of vocal multiphonics. The combination of contemporary art and music history creates the effect of an opposition to the older music. A new auditive experience that has to be tried!

Beginning: 5.30 p.m.; Admission: €5, reduced tickets €3; How to get there: Semper Zwei, Theaterplatz 2, 01067 Dresden; TRAM 4,8,9 “Theaterplatz” stop.
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Monday, 1 May: Market of Herbs (Market)

At this market you will find unusual herbs for your garden, herbal salts, traditional tinctures and recipes or bottles of herbal liqueurs. Moreover you will have the chance to meet and get suggestions from the women of Erzgebirge and from Saxon Switzerland, great experts on herbs! The best way to start this new month is surely to do it spending a whole day in the nature and getting suggestions for your spring/summer garden!

Beginning: 10 p.m.; Admission: €2.50, free entrance for children; How to get there: Kunsthof Maxen beim Rittergut, Maxener Straße 77, 01809 Mügliztal, Maxen; Train S2 till “Dresden-Dobritz” stop then Bus 386 “Maxen An der Naturbühne” stop.
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Tuesday, 2 May: After Work Party (Party)

The best way to relax after a day of hard working? Having an after dinner in the botanical summer club! There you can move your body on the dance hall in the nature or enjoy the coziness in the circus car and around the bonfire. You will also have the possibility to play table tennis and football and taste delicious drinks and food. Don’t miss it!

Beginning: 7 p.m.; Admission: free till 9 p.m., afterwards €5; How to get there: Biergarten, Brockhaussraße 1, 01099 Dresden; TRAM 11 “Wilhelminestraße” stop.
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Wednesday, 3 May: Powered by Painting (Creative activity)

Powered by Painting is a great initiative offered by the pedagogic museum. Young people have the chance here to express themselves in a creative way, with no need of words. Through colors they can express their feelings and give a shape to their life experiences. This kind of “expressing painting” helps the process of stabilization, formation and integration. There will be sheets of paper and many colors and the guys will decide how to realize their works: with hands, paintbrushes, sponges or scrapers. An enjoyable and constructive activity that is not to be missed!

Opening Hours: 4 to 6 p.m.; Admission: free (addressed especially to foreigners between 14 and 24 but also resident young people are welcome – registration needed); How to get there: Kreativraum in the Städtische Galerie Museum, Wilsdruffer Straße 2, 01067 Dresden; TRAM 1,2,4 “Pirnaischer Platz – Stadtmuseum” stop.
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