Tips for the upcoming week
(10 – 16 March 2016)

Early spring in Saxon Switzerland (Photo: C. Reichert)
Early spring in Saxon Switzerland (Photo: C. Reichert)


Thursday, 10 March 2016: Austin Lucas & Adam Faucett (USA) (folk concert)

Raised in the backwoods of Monroe County, Indiana, Austin Lucas was born into a folk and bluegrass lineage. Learning to harmonize before learning to read, his music takes you in the direction the Americana Roots and traditional country genre. Singing with the conviction of a preacher bereft of his faith, Lucas tackles recurrent themes of the soul, sin as personal purgatory, and the possibility of finding redemption in this life.
Beginning: 9 p.m.; Admission: free; How to get there: Ostpol, Königsbrücker Straße 47, 01099 Dresden; TRAM 7,8,13 ‘Bischofsweg’ stop.

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Friday, 11 March 2016: Old Ways Band (rock concert)

The Old Ways Band is a group of musicians in their best ages. Originally from Heidenau, all of them perform their instruments since their early twenties and since that time, they are big fans of Neil Young. So they tribute an entire evening to the ‘Godfather of Grunge’ and bring the original sound to the stage.
Beginning: 8 p.m.; Admission: €13/ €10, if you bring your student-ID card; How to get there: Dixiebahnhof Dresden, Platz des Friedens, 01108 Dresden, TRAM 7 ‘Weixdorf Bad’ stop.

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Saturday, 12 March 2016: Hamlet (Dance performance)

This dancing performance is based on the subject of the Shakespeare play. It is the story of youth, being trapped in the bloody family intrigue and political affairs. Many will die before a new king will be found.
Beginning: 7:30 p.m.; Admission: unknown; How to get there: Landesbühnen Sachsen, Meißner Str. 152, 01445 Radebeul; TRAM 4 ‘Landesbühnen’ stop.

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Sunday, 13 March 2016: Spartacus (live broadcast ballet)

In ancient Rome, the Thracian soldier Spartacus and his wife get kidnapped by Crassus. Since then, Spartacus is forced to fight his friends as a Gladiator in the arena. But in secret, he plans to escape and to start a riot. The cast of the Bolshoi Theater Moscow transforms this old legend into a beautiful ballet performance which will enlighten your Sunday afternoon.
Beginning; 4 p.m., Admission: €17; How to get there: Rundkino Dresden, Prager Straße 6, 01069 Dresden; TRAM 3,7,8,9,11 ‘Walpurgisstraße’ stop.

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Sunday, 13 March 2016: Friend’n’Fellow (singer-songwriter-concert)

This band is playing together for 25 years now. They have sold more then 10.000 records, and played with Ray Charles and Al Jarreau. Great songs, an unforgettable voice and a masterly played guitar, that’s what a concert of the two consists of.
Beginning: 8 p.m.; Admission: €22/ €16, if you bring your student-ID card; How to get there: Kleines Haus (Staatsschauspiel) , Glacisstrasse 28, 01099 Dresden; TRAM 3,6,7,8,11 ‘Albertplatz’ stop.

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Monday, 14 March 2016: Guitar night (guitar concert)

Already for the ninth time, the students of Prof. Thomas Fellow and Stephan Bormann are showing their different interpretations of this instrument. Their diverse projects bring the best of acoustic and electronic guitars together.
Beginning: 9 p.m.; Admission: €12/€6, if you bring your student-ID card; How to get there: Jazzclub Tonne, Königstraße 15, 01097 Dresden; TRAM 4,9 ‘Palaisplatz’ stop or TRAM 3,6,7,8,11 ‘Albertplatz’ stop.

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Tuesday, 15 March 2016: El clan (movie in original version)

Buenos Aires in the 1980’s: The Puccio family uses the transition period from a military regime to democracy in Argentina to make money with kidnappings. The dad uses his training as a former secret service member to kidnap people and blackmail money from the victim’s family. After the money is delivered, he kills his victims. His family uses the money for a social raise. The plot is based on a true story about a family between harmony and crime.
Beginning: 9:30 p.m.; Admission: €6; How to get there: Thalia Cinema, Görlitzer Straße 6, 01099 Dresden; TRAM 13 ‘Görlitzer Straße’ stop.

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Wednesday, 16 March 2016: Poland – musical country (concert)

An independent modern classic has been developed in Poland, Germany’s bordering country. The connections to the countries traditions are still audible and mixed with a western European influences. Especially France was a great idol for polish musicians. So masterpieces were created with a unique mixture of elegance and melancholy.
Beginning: 8 p.m.; Admission: €28/€23, if you bring your student-ID card; 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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