Was ist los? – April 28, 2017

by Petra Lessoing
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs
Gartenschau presents medieval market
The Gartenschau Kaiserslautern sponsors a medieval market Saturday through Monday. Craftsmen such as blacksmiths or weavers present former craftsmanship and vendors sell leather goods, clothes, jewellery, soap and more. Musicians and jugglers entertain the audience. Children can enjoy archery and a children’s knights show. Food like in the Middle Ages is available. Tickets cost €6 for adults and €3 for children 6 to 16 years old. For more information, visit www.gartenschau-kl.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:

• “Zyklus,” a dance performance by James Sutherland with music by Benjamin Britten, Philip Glass and Samuel Barber, 7:30 p.m. today, May 17, 25, and 6 p.m. May 14.

• “Beben,” a play in German by Maria Milisavljevic, 8 p.m. today, May 5, 11 and 17.

• “Anatevka,” Fiddler on the Roof, a musical by Jerry Bock, in German, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 12, 27, and 3 p.m. May 21.

• “Neda Der Ruf,” an opera by Irani composer Nader Mashayekhi, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and May 20.

• Third Pfalztheater concert with works by Teleman, Fasch and Beck,
6 p.m. May 7.

• Komoedie im Dunkeln,” comedy in the dark, a play by Peter Shaffer, in German, 7:30 p.m. May 9.

• Fifth Chamber concert , “Wind, Harp, Mallets,” with works by Schubert, Kotsier, Tomasi, Bach and Grieg, 11 a.m. May 14.

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

Kammgarn Kaiserslautern:

• Megaloh presents rap and hip hop, 7:45 p.m. today. Tickets cost €26.

• The band Yakou Tribe presents jazz, 8 p.m. Wednesday. Tickets cost €17.

• Singer Pohlmann presents rock, pop and folk, 8 p.m. May 5. Tickets cost €24.

• Marvin Game presents hip hop and rap, 8 p.m. May 6. Tickets cost €19.40.

• Chakuza and Bizzy Montana present rap and hip hop, 8 p.m. May 12. Tickets cost €27.50.

• No Music in K-town with the bands Xynthia, Myths of Medea, Pray for Sanity, Defy the Laws of Tradition presenting metal, 8 p.m. May 13. Tickets cost €7.

• The band Marshall Cooper present brass music, 8 p.m. May 17. Tickets cost €17.

For more information, visit

Fruchthalle, Kaiserslautern:

• The Pfalztheater Orchestra presents a musical trip to Hungary with operetta melodies by Emmerich Kálmán, Ferenc Erkel, Johannes Brahms and Zoltán Kodály, 5 p.m. Sunday. Tickets cost €12, €18, €23 and €26.

• Acelga Quintett presents works by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Franz Danzi, Samuel Barber and Carl Nielsen, 8 p.m. Thursday. Tickets cost €14, €20 and €25.

• The Pfalztheater Orchestra presents a concert portrait of Clara and Robert Schumann, and Johannes Brahms, 11 a.m. May 12. Tickets cost €8.

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

JUZ (Youth Center), Steinstrasse 47, Kaiserslautern:

• Music Power: a contest of 25 school bands from Rheinland-Pfalz, 3:30 to 8 p.m., Saturday. The eight best bands get to perform during Long Night of culture June 24. Admission is free. For details, visit www.juz-kl.de.

Stiftskirche, Kaiserslautern, Stiftsplatz:

• Organ player Dominik Hambel presents “A Little Market Music,” noon Saturday. Admission is free. Donations are welcome.
For more information, visit www.kirchen-in-kl.de.
    Ramstein-Miesenbach, Haus des Buergers:
    • Dinner with criminal story, “Mord an Bord, Mylord,” 7:30 p.m. May 5. The dinner consists of four courses. Cost is €69.

• Former Genesis singer Ray Wilson presents his new songs and well-known songs by Genesis, 8 p.m. May 20. Tickets cost €29.60, €32.90 and €36.30.

For details, call 06371-592-220 or visit www.hausdesbuergers.de.

Landstuhl Stadthalle:

• Dr. Hubert Zitt talks about “Star Trek: How technical visions become reality,“ in German, entertainment with technical knowledge, 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Tickets cost €32, €28 and €23.

Serious Scientist meets Palatinate Rogue,” a magic show, with German explanations, 7 p.m. Wednesday. Tickets cost €12.

For more information and tickets, visit www.stadthalle-landstuhl.de.

English Theatre, Gallusanlage 7, Frankfurt:
    • “Handbagged,” a comedy by Moira Buffini, in English, to 7:30 p.m. today and Saturday, and 6 p.m. Sundays.

For details, visit www.english-theatre.org.
     Nationaltheater Mannheim, Am Goetheplatz:
  • “Gesicht der Nacht,” choreographies by Frank Fannar Pederson from Iceland and Stephan Toss, 7:30 p.m. today.

• “Aida,” an opera by Guiseppe Verdi, 7 p.m. Sunday.

For more information, visit
    Saarbruecken, Saarlaendisches Staatstheater, Schillerplatz 1:
• “Othello,” a drama by Willliam Shakespeare, in German, 6 p.m. Sunday, 7:30 p.m. today,.

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


Kaiserslautern, Gartenschau (dino park) with flower shows, lego display, exhibitions, water playground, miniature golf court. Special events: Saturday to Monday: Medieval market in Neumuehlepark. Sunday: Protestant worship service, 11 a.m. in willow church; and new flower show opens with music by Present Art Collection, 5 p.m. in flower hall. Opening hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., to Oct. 31. For details, visit www.gartenschau-kl.de.

Kaiserslautern, Japanese Garden, Am Abendsberg 1, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily, through Oct. 31. For details, visit www.japanischergarten.de.

Kaiserslautern, city hall, Willy-Brandt-Platz 1, annual DODEA art display with works by students, through Thursday.

• Ramstein-Miesenbach, Haus des Buergers, industrial fair with 80 businesses, shops, vendors presenting their merchandise and services, music, street food event, 1 p.m. Saturday.

Flea markets:

Kaiserslautern, Pfalz-Center (across from Daenner Kaserne), 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.

Ramstein, flea market hall, Flurstrasse 4, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. today, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday.

Bad Duerkheim, Saline (salt-works, Gutleutstrasse 48), 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays.

Gruenstadt, Kaufland, Kirchheimer Strasse 39, 1 to 6 p.m. Sunday.

Hip hop at Kammgarn
The culture center Kammgarn in Kaiserslautern presents Marvin Game performing hip hop and rap at 8 p.m. May 6. Tickets cost €19.40. For details, visit www.kammgarn.de. – Courtesy photo