Tips for the upcoming week
(9 – 15 May 2014)

Foto: C. Reichert

Friday, May 9th: Kenny Wayne Shepherd

Born in Louisiana, the songwriter Kenny Wayne Sheperd is one of the most important and influent Blues guitarist at present. Aged in his mid-thirties, he already sold millions of his albums and had 4 top ten singles in the American charts.
Beginning: Friday, 8 p.m. Admission: 45€. How to get there: Liveclub Tante JU, An der Schleife 1. TRAM line 8 stop ‘Industriegelände’.

Friday, May 9th – Sunday, May 11th: Pulsnitz City Festival

Enjoy the colorful market inside the city center of Dresden’s small surrounding Pulsnitz. Beside nice shops and an an all-day stage programme, there will be a farmer’s market with a petting zoo and pony riding.
Opening hours: Friday 3 p.m. – 11 p.m./Saturday 10 a.m. – 11 p.m. /Sunday 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. Admission: free! How to get there: Please check the dvb-configurator.

Sunday, May 11th – Sunday, May 18th: International Dixieland Festival Dresden

The International Dixieland Festival here in Dresden is not only aimed at lovers of Jazz. The great atmosphere of vitality, sociability, optimism and hope in combination with artistic achievements and lively cultivation of music will surprise you!
Admission: Depends on the event. Beginning: Please check the website for more detailed information about event, time and place.

Sunday, May 11th: Dixieland at the Zoo Dresden

A big family festival will take place on Sunday! The kids will have plenty fun while playing funny games, doing some handicrafts as well as exploring the Dresden Zoo. Don’t miss the 5 Jazzbands creating a great mood!
Beginning: Sunday, 10 a.m. Admission: 12€/8€ (reduced)/4€ (children). How to get there: TRAM lines 13, 9, 11/ Bus: 75 stop ‘ZOO’.

Friday, May 9th – Friday, May 16th: 360° Panorama of the Baroque Royal Seat

If you are curious how Dresden looked like during its baroque period, visit the Asisi Panometer here in Dresden! Be fascinated about the detailed 360° Panorama ofour beautiful city back in the 18th century!
Opening hours: Friday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m./ Saturday, Sunday and public holidays 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Admission: 10€/8,50€ and 5€ (reduced)How to get there: asisi Panometer Dresden, Gasanstaltstraße 8b/S-Bahn: Lines S1 and S2 to ‘Dresden-Reick/asisi Panometer`, path on left into Gasanstaltstraße Journey time from Dresden Hauptbahnhof: 6 min., walk to asisi Panometer: 5 min.

Monday, May 12th: Swing time (movie)

The professional dancer Lucky Garnett wants to marry Margret, but he needs 25.000 dollars. Therefore he tries his luck on the stages of NYC and meets Penny, a dancing teacher. To get the money and finally the love of Penny, Lucky has to handle plenty of challenges. Humorous dancing romance by Ginger Rogers and Fred Astaire, 1936.
Beginning: Monday, 8pm. Admission: 5€. How to get there: Thalia Cinema. Coffee and Cigarettes. Görlitzer Strasse 6. TRAM: line 13 stop ‘Görlitzerstraße/ Nordbad.’

Tuesday, May 13th: Symphony concert at the Semper Opera

Enjoy the beautiful music of Johannes Brahms and Béla Bartók in the unique atmosphere of the Semper Opera house in Dresden. The Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden combine the masterpieces of those great componists to a delightful symphony.
Beginning: Tuesday, 8pm. Admission: from 13€ to 57€. How to get there: Semperoper, Theaterplatz 2. TRAM: 4,8,9 stop ‘Theaterplatz’.

Wednesday, May 14th: New Orleans Jazz & Boogie Woogie Piano

Within the frame of the international Dixieland festival in Dresden(11.05. – 18.05.2014), an evening of New Orleans jazz and modern swing music will be presented in piano salon of the Cosel Palais Dresden.
Beginning: 7:30 pm. How to get there: Festsaal im Coselpalais, An der Frauenkirche 12, TRAM 1,2,4 stop ‘Altmarkt’.

Thursday, May 14th: Karaoke-Night at the Spirit

Enjoy a nice evening together with your friends at the Dresdner Neustadt and have fun singing karaoke. Every Thursday, the bar called ‘spirit’ offers a karaoke event and serves delicious punch and other drinks for little money.
Beginning: 7 pm. Admission: free. How to get there: Spirit-Bowlebar, Louisenstraße 83, TRAM 3,6,7,8,11,13 stop ‘Albertplatz’.


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