Tips for the upcoming week
(29 June – 05 July 2017)

Dew Drops on a Leave (photo by Bipasha Debnath)

Early bird announcement: Welcome Center Sommerfest at the River Side at Thursday, 06 July 2017

Last summer we spent a wonderful international potluck evening with you guys right on campus to celebrate the summer. We would like to repeat this in 2017 and invite you for a potluck evening at the Palaisgarten next close to the Marienbrücke (to have shelter in case of rain). Please bring friends, blankets, food to share and your own dishes, we will care about soft drinks (which means: bring your own beer and wine). If you like also instruments or games are very welcomed.
Please let us know if you come and who you bring via

Beginning: 6 p.m; Admission: free; How to get there: Palaisgarten next to Japanisches Palais, Palaisplatz 1, 01097 Dresden; TRAM 4,9 ‘Palaisplatz’ stop.
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Thursday, 29 June 2017: Draufsicht – Linie 08 (dancing performance)

Romy Schwarzer – a place to hide = a place to forget.
Chiara Detscher … today my thoughts are like the wind
This feisty dance duo is based on the idea of testing and challenging the other person’s strengths, limits and personal space.
Beginning: 8 p.m.; Admission: €6; How to get there: Hellerau – European Centre of the Arts Dresden, Karl-Liebknecht-Str.56, 01109 Dresden, TRAM 8 ‘Festspielhaus Hellerau‘ stop.

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Friday, 30 June 2017: Champagne at the Campus – Summer festival

This is the first of its kind summer festival organized by stduents for students. Lots of different FSRs (faculty student councils), the student union and other student initiatives organized some great activities all over the campus. There will be stages for local nads to play, bouncer castles, foam parties and lots of food and beer.
Beginning: 4 p.m.; Admission: free; How to get there: Campus of the TU Dresden, bergstraße 64, 01069 Dresden, TRAM 3,8 ‘Nürnberger Platz’ stop or BUS 61 ‘Technische Universität’ stop.

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Saturday, 01 July 2017: Snow White and Rose Red (fairy tale play)

Snow-White and Rose-Red (Schneeweißchen und Rosenrot) is a theatre play based on the fairy tale by the Brothers Grimm. It is not to be confused with Snow White (Schneewittchen) as it is a completely different story. The tale of Snow-White and Rose-Red is about to sisters and two brothers who have a portentous encounter with a mean dwarf.
Beginning: 2 p.m; Admission: €24 – €7, you will get a reduced ticket if you bring your student-ID card; How to get there: Felsenbühne Rathen, Amselgrund 17, 01824 Rathen; TRAIN S1 ‚Bad Schandau’ direction to ‚Kurort Rathen’ stop, then cross the river and follow the signs.

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Saturday, 01 July 2017: Song to Song (movie in original version)

In a love story set against the Austin, Texas music scene, two entangled couples — struggling lyricists Faye (Rooney Mara) and BV (Ryan Gosling), and music mogul Cook (Michael Fassbender) and the waitress whom he ensnares (Natalie Portman) — chase success through a rock ‘n’ roll landscape of seduction and betrayal.
Beginning: 9:30 p.m.; Admission: €7/€6, if you bring your student-ID; How to get there: Thalia Cinema, Görlitzer Straße 6, 01099 Dresden; TRAM 13 ‘Görlitzer Straße’ stop.

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Sunday, 05 June 2016: 20th century woman (movie in original version)

Love, life, and the struggles of a mother bringing up a son in the the early 70’s. The ignorance of a free spirit against the needs of a young man trying to find his true character and beliefs. Living in a bohemian household shared with 3 like minded spirited people to help pay the rent, his mother tries to establish bonds that he cannot deal with. She cannot deal with his inability to talk, and enlists the help of other females in his life to share the burden of his upbringing. Slowly life unravels for them all without understanding how. In spite of their perceived struggles, they all go on to live defined lives without any serious consequences.
Beginning: 7:15 p.m; Admission: €7/€6, if you bring your student-ID; How to get there: Thalia Cinema, Görlitzer Straße 6, 01099 Dresden; TRAM 13 ‘Görlitzer Straße’ stop.

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Monday, 03 July 2017: 9th Science Beer

You might ask yourself: “What is a Science Beer!?”
Science Beer is talking Science while drinking Beer[*], with people like you! Here in a relaxed and unofficial atmosphere, we share our ideas and thoughts, we find companions or opponents, we get advices from PhD, PostDocs and Professors of different fields of study, and we have fun!
Come and have “Science Beer” with us!
Beginning: 7 p.m.; Admission: free; How to get there: Topf Secret, Grüne Straße 19, 01067 Dresden, TRAM 1,6,10,44 and BUS 94 stop ‘Bahnhof Mitte’.
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Tuesday, 04 July 2017: Saloppe Nachtgarten (afterwork chill out at the Elbe)

 Enjoy a relaxing afterwork drink at the great location of Saloppe. In the botanical garden the air is nicely fresh and if you feel like dancing a little also the open air dance floor will be just right for you. You will find light snacks and drinks, ping pong and football –  the perfect atmosphere for a nice after work chill out.
Beginning: 7 p.m.; Admission: 7- 9-p.m.: free, afterwards €5; How to get there: Saloppe Dresden, Brockhausstraße 1, 01099 Dresden; TRAM 11 ‘Elbschlösser’ stop.

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Wednesday, 05 July 2017:  The Passenger (opera)

On an ocean liner the former SS camp guard Lisa meets one of the old inmates, Marta. Suddenly the past impinges on the present, dredging up memories of a horrific reality that, only a few years after the end of the war, has been hushed up. Against the background of the concentration camp, Weinberg’s opera is an eternal warning against the premature suppression and forgetting of dreadful human crimes.
Libretto by Alexander Medwedew after Zofia Posmysz’s tale of the same name
Multilingual performance with German and English supertitles.
Beginning: 8 p.m.; Admission: €66 – €8, or you pay €10 if you bring your student-ID and come 30min. to the box office; How to get there: Kurländer Palais, Tzschirnerplatz 3, 01067 Dresden, TRAM 3,7 ‘Synagoge’ stop.

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