Was ist Los — Nov. 3, 2017

by Petra Lessoing
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

November market in Pirmasens
Pirmasens holds its traditional November market with a giant Ferris wheel, kids rides, and vendor and food stands today through Sunday. Regional vintners present their wines in the wine tent while bands provide the musical entertainment. Stores are open from 1 to 6 p.m. Sunday. — Courtesy photo

Performing arts:

Pfalztheater Kaiserslautern:

• “Lucia di Lammermoor,” an operetta by Gaetano Donizetti, in Italian, 7:30 p.m. today and Nov. 10; and 6 p.m. Nov. 26.

• “Haensel und Gretel,” a fairy tale play by Engelbert Humperdinck,
7:30 p.m. Saturday.

• “Das Abschiedsdinner,” a comedy, in German, 8 p.m. Saturday and Nov. 11.

• “Orpheus in der Unterwelt,” an operetta by Jacques Offenbach,
7:30 p.m. Nov. 11, 15 and 21.

•“Codename Ashcan,” a play in German and English  about interrogations of Nazis by the U.S Army in 1945, 8 p.m. Tuesday.

• “Geaechtet,” “Disgraced,” a play by Ayad Akhtar, in German, 8 p.m. Nov. 15.

• “Anatevka,” Fiddler on the Roof,” a musical by Jerry Bock, in German, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 18.

For details, call 0631-3675-209 or visit www.pfalztheater.de.

Kammgarn Kaiserslautern:

• The band Die Apokalyptischen Reiter presents black death, trash power, metal and folk rock, 8 p.m. today.

• Mr. Hurley & Die Pulveraffen present folk rock and medieval metal, 8 p.m. Saturday. Tickets cost €22.

• Reloaded: Art Weiss’s Midnight Movers playing the classics of soul,
8 p.m. Mondays. Tickets cost €14.

• Leonhard Cohen Tribute with Roland Helm and Band, 8 p.m. Thursday. Tickets cost €19.

• The band Emil Bulls presents alternative metal, 8 p.m. Nov. 10.

• Schandmaul presents folk, rock and medieval pop, 8 p.m. Nov. 11. Tickets cost €42.

• Tribute to Jimi Hendrix by Randy Hansen and Band, 8 p.m. Nov. 15. Tickets cost €21.

• The band Unzucht presents German dark rock, metal and industrial,
8 p.m. Nov. 17. Tickets cost €21.

For details, visit www.kammgarn.de.

Fruchthalle, Kaiserslautern:

• “Portuguese Soul” with singer and musicians from Portugal, 8 p.m. today. Tickets cost €18.

• Jazz stage meets NATO Jazz with the U.S. Air Forces in Europe Band’s jazz ensemble, the Ambassadors and the Jazz Combo of Heeresmusikkorps Koblenz, 8 p.m. Nov. 10. Tickets cost €15.

• The Pfalztheater Orchestra, violinist Hyeyoon Park and soprano Monika Huegel present works by Gustav Mahler, Max Bruch and Einojuhani Rautavaara, 8 p.m. Nov. 17. Tickets cost €17 to €26.

For tickets, call the tourist information office at 0631-365-2317.

SWR Studio, Emmerich-Smola-Platz 1, Kaiserslautern:

• Concert a la carte: The German Radio Philharmonics Saarbruecken Kaiserslautern present “Russian Brillancy,” with works by Nikolai Riski-Korsakow and Sergej Prokofjew,
1 p.m. Nov. 16. Lunch will be served at noon. Tickets with lunch cost €23; tickets without lunch cost €13.

For tickets, call the tourist information office at 0631-365-2317.

Ramstein-Miesenbach, Haus des Buergers:

• Acoustic Lounge with duo Dreierpasch performing a humorous show,
8 p.m. today. Tickets cost €12.

• “Classical Music Without Borders,” a piano night with Stephan Schappe, 5 p.m. Sunday. Tickets cost €12.

• The Iron Maidens, the world’s only female tribute band to “Iron Maiden,” present a show with many elements of the original show, including Eddie, the original mascot, 8 p.m. Thursday. The British band Judas Priest performs as opening act of the heavy-metal night. Tickets cost €28.

• The Eagles Project, the Eagles  tribute band, present songs by the famous American rock band, 8 p.m. Nov. 17. Tickets cost €18.

For tickets and details, visit

Landstuhl Stadthalle:

• “Chanson Divine,” Evi Niessner performs songs by Edith Piaf,
7:30 p.m. Nov. 11. Tickets cost €23, €28 and €32.

• The West Palatinate Accordion Orchestra presents traditional and modern sounds, 7 p.m. Nov. 22.
Tickets cost €12.

For more information, visit

Saarbruecken, Saarlaendisches Staatstheater, Schillerplatz 1:

• “Sleeping Beauty,” a ballet by Sijn Celis with music by Peter Tschaikowsky, 7:30 p.m. Saturday and Nov. 10 and 26.

• “Guillaume Tell,” an opera by Gioachino Rossini, in French,7 p.m. Nov. 14 and 24.

For details, call 0681-3092-486 or visit www.theater-saarbruecken.de.

English Theatre, Gallusanlage 7, Frankfurt:

• New performance, “Jekyll and Hyde,” a gothic music thriller,
Nov. 11 to Feb. 11. Performances are 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays to Saturdays, and
6 p.m. Sundays. For details, visit www.english-theatre.org.


Otterberg, Stadthalle, hobby artists display, 11 a.m. Sunday.

Bann, Haus der Vereine,
Schillerstrasse 1, bird exhibition,
10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and noon to
5 p.m. Sunday.

Hochspeyer, special jewelry and clothes sale, 2 to 8 p.m. Saturday, fashion show at 5 p.m.; and 11 a.m. to
7 p.m. Sunday, fashion show at 4 p.m., in Muenchhofschule, Kreuz-hohlstrasse 2; food and drinks available.

Zweibruecken, Festhalle, Saarlandstrasse 9, model train swap meet, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.

Wallhalben, Martini market with children’s lantern parade, St. Martin’s play, food, and arts and crafts, 3 p.m. Saturday.

Erpolzheim (between Freinsheim and Ludwigshafen), Martin’s market with rides, vendors, arts and crafts, and regional food specialties, Saturday and Sunday.

Neustadt/German Wine Street, farmers market on Marktplatz, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday; stores open
1 to 6 p.m.

Flea markets: 

Homburg, Am Forum — near town hall, Saturday.

Neunkirchen, Saarpark-Center,
11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.

Bad Duerkheim, salt-works, Gutleutstrasse 46, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

Ludwigshafen-Oggersheim, Metro, Oderstrasse 2, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.,

Ludwigshafen-Oggersheim, Globus, Oderstrasse 6, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.

Moonshine market
Voelklingen, north of Saarbruecken, holds a moonshine market in a medieval atmosphere from 4 to 11 p.m. today. There are vendors, arts and crafts, musicians, jugglers, a fire show and food specialties. For details, visit www.mondscheinmarkt.com. — Courtesy photo