Tips for the upcoming week
23 February – 1 March 2017

Also a good tip for your free time: Enjoy watching ships and boats on the river Elbe (Photo: S. Schueckel)

Thursday, 23 February: Holiday On Ice – BELIEVE 2017 (performance)

This ice spectacle will leave you breathless. The well-known Romeo and Juliet production about desire, jealousy, and the only true love, except this time, from the beginning to end, played on ice. Through the use of innovative light and sound effects, the audience will be acoustically and visually abducted. Not spoiling, but contrary to Shakespeare’s tragedy, this show does have a happy ending. During the show the arena will be around 20 ° Celsius. For the ones working at the time, there are still other, though more pricy, dates available.

Beginning: 4:30 p.m.; Admission: up to 15,95 EUR.; How to get there: Messe Dresden, Halle 1, Messering 6, 01067 Dresden; TRAM 10 ‘Messe Dresden’ stop.

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Friday, 24 February: Lemur – On tour (Hip-Hop show)

Lemur’s new album “The Revenge of the Animals” is a piece of art calling attention for the decadent habits of our society. This Hip-Hop artist uses music to make a critique to the consumption and not sustainable habits of our daily life. A handmade musical mixture of boom bap and electronics, do not miss this opportunity to hang out with some friends and enjoy some good music.

Beginning: 8 p.m.; Admission: 10 EUR.; How to get there: GrooveStation, Katharinenstraße 11-13, 01099 Dresden; TRAM 7,8 ‘Louisenstraße’ stop.

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Saturday, 25 February: DRESDEN 1945 – Tragedy and hope of a European city (exposition)

On a real scale, DRESDEN 1945 takes you on a journey back in time, to the city in the immediate aftermath of the bombing of 1945. From the viewpoint of the Town Hall, the visitors can experience the ruins of the destroyed city, in a very realistic and impressive manner. The panoramic view is accompanied by the music of the composer Eric Babak, which creates an incredible sound effect reflecting even better the feeling of the images. Every Saturday (16.01.-29.05.16) you can also join a public guided tour in English. (45 min)

Beginning: 12 noon. Admission: 3 Euro per person plus entrance fee (11,50 EUR adults, 10 EUR students)/ No prior booking required; How to get there: Panometer Dresden, Gasanstaltstraße 8b, 01237 Dresden; TRAM 1, 2 ‘Liebstädter Straße’ stop, approx. 10 minutes walk. Bus 64 ‘Nätherstraße’ stop.

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Sunday, 26 February: Elle (cinema )

This is a psychological drama that has caught the attention of the public because of its intensity and the complexity of the issues it approaches. A rape victim, Michèle, deals with her unfortunate destiny in an astonishing manner and works for revenge by herself. Based on the novel by Philippe Djian, ‘Elle’ is a ‘rape-revenge-ensemble-comedy-thriller’ that will dazzle your mind.

Beginning: 9 p.m.; Admission: 7 EUR adults, 6 EUR students; How to get there: Thalia Cinema, Görlitzer Straße 6, 01099 Dresden; TRAM 13 ‘Görlitzer Straße’ stop.

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Monday, 27 February: The Real Monday Night Long Island Ice Tea Jazzfanatics Orchestra (jazz concert)

The Jazzfanatics Orchestra has already been playing for 20 years, so that Mondays now belong to them. Every Monday a new episode of the popular concert program “Help, my neighbor listens to jazz!” is added by the band. Interested? Dress your party shoes and check out their performance. Alone or with friends, your Monday will earn a new light by getting jazzy.

The Beginning: 9 p.m.; Admission: free; How to get there: Scheune Dresden; Alaunstraße 36-40, 01099 Dresden; TRAM 3,6,11 ‘Albertplatz’ stop, TRAM 7,8 ‘Louisenstraße’ stop, TRAM 13 ‘Görlitzer Straße (Nordbad)’ stop.

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Also Monday, 27 February: International Stammtisch – Carnival Edition (Welcome Center special activity)

Do you wonder how all the other international researchers are doing and what they are up to? Or do you just want to spend a relaxing evening with some nice people? Then join our “Stammtisch” this Tuesday! This time with a Karneval theme! If you haven’t heard of the German “Fasching”, be sure to check out our blog post from last year. Dress up (or not) but do not miss this special event from the Welcome Center. Just let us know if you are coming and how many of your amazing friends and family members you are bringing with you. Registration via e-mail to young.researchers@tu-dresden. See you there!

Beginning: 6:30 p.m.; Admission: free; How to get there: Alte Schankwirtschaft Zum Schießhaus Dresden, Am Schiesshaus 19, 01067 Dresden; TRAM 11 ‘Am Zwingerteich’ stop.

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Wednesday, 01 March: Bailamor– Dresden’s No.1 place to dance Latin (dance & drink)

Did you ever try to dance Salsa, Merengue, Reggaeton or Bachata?

No? Bailamor is the place to go if you want to try it for the first time. There will be a beginner course (for free) at 9.30pm for you to learn the basic moves if you never tried to move your hips to latin music before. Also for advanced dancers there will be 2 floors to dance away the winter blues.

Beginning: 9 p.m. to  midnight or even longer; Admission: free; How to get there: Bischofsweg 14 Dresden; TRAM 13,7 & 8 ‘Bischofsweg’ stop.

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