Was ist los? — Nov. 17, 2017

by Petra Lessoing
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Ice skating season starts Nov. 24
“Kaiserslautern on Ice” opens with an ice skating show at 6 p.m. Nov. 24 in the event hall of the Gartenschau Kaiserslautern, where the mobile ice skating rink is set up until
Feb. 18. After the opening show, visitors get to skate for a reduced price of €2. The skating rink also offers Penguins as training aids for beginners for €2 per hour. Those who don’t have their own ice skates can get some for €3.50 from the rental place, which also offers the sharpening of skates. Admission costs €2.50 for children and €3.50 for adults. For details, visit www.kl-on-ice.de. — Courtesy photo

The following is a list of performances and events happening in the KMC and nearby locations. Dates are subject to change.

Performing arts:

Pfalztheater Kaiserslautern:

• “Anatevka,” Fiddler on the Roof,” a musical by Jerry Bock, in German, 7:30 p.m. Saturday (last performance).

• “Ronja Raeubertochter,” a family play based on Astrid Lindgren’s book, in German, 11 a.m. Tuesday; 3 p.m. Sunday and Dec. 17; and 4 p.m. Dec. 26.

• “Orpheus in der Unterwelt,” an operetta by Jacques Offenbach,
7:30 p.m. Tuesday and Dec. 1, 8 and 22; and 7 p.m. Dec. 31.

• “Die Comedian Harmonists,” a play in German with music from the 1920s and 1930s, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 25 and Dec. 6, 19, 23 and 30; and 3 p.m. Dec. 3.

• “Lucia di Lammermoor,” an operetta by Gaetano Donizetti, in Italian, 6 p.m. Nov. 26 and Dec. 25, and 7:30 p.m. Dec. 1 and 2.

• First chamber concert with works by Ludwig van Beethoven and Franz Berwald, 11 a.m. Nov. 26.

• “Der gute Mensch von Sezuan,” a play by Bertolt Brecht, in German, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 29 and 6 p.m. Dec. 10.

• “Das Abschiedsdinner,” a comedy, in German, 8 p.m. Saturday and Dec. 1, 5, 13 and 22; and 7 p.m.
Dec. 31.

• “Haensel und Gretel,” a fairy tale play bey Engelbert Humperdinck, in German, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 9 and 6 p.m. Dec. 28.

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

Kammgarn Kaiserslautern:

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

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

• The band Betontod presents punk, rock and metal, 8 p.m. Saturday. Tickets cost €30.

• Andy Ost and guests present pop, 8 p.m. Wednesday. Tickets cost €18.

• Joy Denalane presents hip hop, rhythm and blues, rock and pop,
8 p.m. Nov. 26. Tickets cost €39 and €43.

• Singer Popa Chubby presents blues and rock, 8 p.m. Nov. 28. Tickets cost €27.

• The band Moop Mama presents hip hop, rap, urban brass, funk, soul and jazz, 8 p.m. Nov. 29. Tickets cost €28.

• Kayef performs pop and rap,
7 p.m. Dec. 1. Tickets cost €30.70.

• The band Selig presents German rock, grunge and metal, 8 p.m.
Dec. 2. Tickets cost €35.40.

For details, visit www.kammgarn.de.

Fruchthalle, Kaiserslautern:

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

• “In einem Weltmeer von Harmonie,” with pianist Sebastian Knauer presenting works by Ludwig van Beethoven and actress Hannelore Elstner reciting from Bettina von Arnim’s poetry, 8 p.m. Thursday. Tickets cost €14, €20 and €25.

• The classical choir of the Kaisers-lautern University and the International Choir of the Kaisers-lautern County Symphony Orchestra present Johannes Brahms’ “Requiem Op. 45” and Franz Schubert’s “Unfinished,” 5 p.m. Nov. 26. Tickets cost €18.

• The German State Philharmonics Rheinland-Pfalz present works by Joseph Haydn, Maurice Ravel and Ludwig van Beethoven, 8 p.m.
Dec. 1. Tickets cost €17, 23 and 26.

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

Ramstein-Miesenbach, Haus des Buergers:

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

• “Pasion de Buena Vista,” a Carribbean show with the Buena Vista Band and the dancers of El Grupo de Bailar, 8 p.m. Sunday. Tickets cost €32.90, €36.20 and €39.50.

• The German country and line dance band Louisiana on Tour presents a country night, 8 p.m. Nov. 25. Tickets cost €12.

• The Ladies-Classic-Quartett present works by Bizet, Verdi, Puccini, Liszt, 5 p.m. Nov. 26. Tickets cost €12.

For tickets and details, visit

Kusel, Fritz-Wunderlich-Halle, am Rossberg:

• The Mobiles present “Moving Shadows,”a shadow theater show, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 1. Tickets cost €33, 36 and 39. For more information, visit www.landkreis-kusel.de.

Saarbruecken, Saarlaendisches Staatstheater, Schillerplatz 1:

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

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

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

English Theatre, Gallusanlage 7, Frankfurt:

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


Kaiserslautern, culture market before Christmas in Fruchthalle (next to tourist office), noon to
7 p.m. Nov. 27 to Dec. 23.

Miesenbach, odds and ends market at Marktplatz, Nov. 29.

Miesenbach, Thanksgiving roadrunners Turkey Trot Volksmarching, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday at multipurpose hall, Am Kie­fern­kopf 12.

Otterberg, Otterberg Illuminated, 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday.

Queidersbach, community hall, Jahnstrasse 23, model train and toys swap meet, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.

Sambach, lights fest, 5 p.m. Nov. 25.

Flea markets:

Kaiserslautern, Pfalz-Center (across from Daenner Kaserne),
7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and
Nov. 25.

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

Zweibruecken, Schlossplatz,
8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.

A Christmas Carol
American Drama Group Europe in cooperation with the German-American Institute Saarland presents “A Christmas Carol” by Charles Dickens, in English, at
4 and 7:30 p.m. Dec. 4 at Saarlaendisches Staatstheater in Saarbruecken. For tickets, visit www. theater-saarbruecken.de. — Courtesy photo