WAS IST LOS? Cultural Highlights


EVENTS

Gerhardsbrunn, Farmers Christmas Market. Nov. 23. militaryingermany.com/event/guhl

Irish Autumn: Workshops and Music. Until Nov. 24. militaryingermany.com/event/irish

Enkenbach-Alsenborn, Culture Days. Until Nov. 24. militaryingermany.com/event/culture


Kaiserslautern, Culture Market. Nov. 25 to Dec. 22. militaryingermany.com/event/culture-2

Nov. 27
Ramstein-Miesenbach city center
Vendors will be selling herbs and spices, textiles, leather purses, Christmas decoration and gifts, accessories and much more at Ramstein-Miesenbach’s Odds and Ends Market in the city center on Nov. 27. Kids can have fun on the carrousel while their parents enjoy the nice atmosphere with musical entertainment, food and drinks in heated tents. Admission is free. For more information go to militaryingermany.com/event/odds. Photo by A_Lein / Shutterstock.com

A Journey through 70 years of NATO and Jazz History. Nov. 27. Fruchthalle Kaiserslautern.

Ramstein, Thanksgiving Roadrunner Turkey Trot. Nov. 28. militaryingermany.com/event/run-2

Bruchmuehlbach, Arts and Crafts Christmas Market. Nov. 28. militaryingermany.com/event/arts

Kaiserslautern, Exhibition: Eva Jospin, Forest Dreams. Until Jan. 12. militaryingermany.com/event/eva

Bad Dürkheim, Exhibition: Veni, Vidi, Playmobil. Until January 31. militaryingermany.com/event/veni

Kaiserslautern, KL On Ice. Until Feb. 16. militaryingermany.com/event/ice

Völklingen, Exhibition: Pharao Gold. Until April 2020. militaryingermany.com/event/gold


FLEA MARKETS

Kaiserslautern, Pfalz-Center (Real) Parking Lot. Every Saturday, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Bad Dürkheim, salt-works in Kurpark, Gutleutstrasse 46. Every Saturday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Mainz, Uniparkplatz. Every Saturday, 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.


Performing Arts

BALLET / DANCE

Saarlaendisches Staatstheater

Saarbruecken, Schillerplatz 1:

For details, call 0681-3092-486 or visit www.staatstheater.saarland

Prometheus: ballet by Stijn Celis with music by Ludwig van Beethoven. Nov. 23, Dec. 20, 27, 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at €21.

We Are Here: Choreography by Anna Konjetzky. Nov. 22, 7:30 p.m.; Dec. 15, 6 p.m. Tickets cost €19.


CONCERTS

Fruchthalle Kaiserslautern

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

Elias: Felix Mendelssohn “Elias op. 70”. Nov. 22, 8 p.m. Tickets start at €17.50.

Jazz Stage meets NATO Jazz. Nov. 29, 8 p.m. Tickets cost €18.

The Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra: a concert for children aged 6+. Dec. 1, 3 p.m. Tickets cost €9.

Genius Strikes: German Radio Philharmonic Orchestra Saarbruecken. Dec. 6, 8 p.m. Tickets start at €17.50.

Christmasy Baroque Music: Le Concert Lorrain. Dec. 8, 5 p.m. Tickets start at €14.50.

Christmas Concert: USAFE Band. Dec. 13, 8 p.m. Tickets are free but must be picked up in advance.

Christmas and Evergreens: Heart Choir. Dec. 15, 5 p.m. Tickets cost €12.

Terra Incognita mit Cello: German Radio Philharmonic Orchestra Saarbruecken. Dec. 19, 1 p.m. Tickets cost €14.

Ella & Louis Mannheim

For details, visit www.ellalouis.de

Thomas Siffilng’s New Quartet. Nov. 25, 8 p.m. Ticket costs TBA.

Richie Beirach Quartet feat. Reiner Witzel. Nov. 29, 8 p.m. Tickets cost €24.

Hadar Noiberg & Olivia Trummer. Dec. 2, 8 p.m. Tickets cost €18.

Chameleon feat. Jana Schrietter. Dec. 6, 8 p.m. Tickets cost €14.

Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald Vol. 2. Dec. 9, 8 p.m. Tickets cost €22.

The Jakob Manz Project. Dec. 10, 8 p.m. Tickets cost €20.

Anke Helfrich Trio. Dec. 16, 8 p.m. Tickets cost €20.

Landolf Trio. Dec. 17, 8 p.m. Tickets cost €18.

Den Atelier Luxembourg

For details, visit www.denatelier.lu

Tom Rosenthal: Singer-Songwriter from the UK. Nov. 30, 7 p.m. Tickets cost €28.

Hot Chip: Electro Indie from the UK. Dec. 4, 7 p.m. Tickets cost €33.

Thylacine: Electronic from France. Dec. 6, 10 p.m. Tickets cost €24.

Northlane: Metalcore from Australia. Dec. 19, 7 p.m. Tickets cost €27.

Gashi: Hip Hop from the U.S. Dec. 20, 7 p.m. Tickets cost €27.

Garage Saarbruecken

For details, visit www.garage-sb.de

EXUMER: Winter Hostilities 2019. Dec. 1, 6 p.m. Tickets cost €27.10.

Fiddler’s Green: Heyday Tour 2019. Dec. 12, 8 p.m. Tickets cost €34.25.

Kammgarn Kaiserslautern

For details, visit www.kammgarn.de

Nuit de la Chanson: Dec. 13, 8 p.m. Tickets cost €20.


MUSICALS / OPERAS

Saarlaendisches Staatstheater

Saarbruecken, Schillerplatz 1:

For details, call 0681-3092-486 or visit www.staatstheater.saarland.

Le Nozze Di Figaro: The Wedding of Figaro, an opera in Italian by W. A. Mozart. Nov. 30, 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at €21.

The Arab Princess or the Regifted Life, an opera based on an Arab Fairytale. Dec, 22, 29, 4 p.m. Tickets cost €12.

Pfalztheater Kaiserslautern

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

Tell Me on a Sunday: musical in German by Andrew Lloyd Webber. Nov. 28, Dec. 18, 8 p.m. Tickets cost €14.50.

Die Fledermaus: The Bat, an opera by Johann Strauss. Nov. 29, 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at €21.

Die Entfuehrung aus dem Serail: The Abduction from Serail, an opera for children based on music by Mozart. Dec. 13,  19, 8 p.m. Tickets start at €7.


PLAYS

Saarlaendisches Staatstheater

Saarbruecken, Schillerplatz 1:

For details, call 0681-3092-486 or visit www.staatstheater.saarland.

Hexenjagd: “Witch Hunt” by Arthur Miller, a play in German. Nov. 28, Dec, 3, 11, 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at €15.

Animal Farm: a play in German based on the novel by George Orwell. Dec. 4, 8 p.m. Tickets cost €12.

Hoffnung: Hope, a play in German based on a Flamish tragedy by Stijn Devillé. Dec. 14, 7:30 p.m. Tickets cost €21.

The Sorrows of Young Werther: a play based on the epistolary novel by Goethe in German. Dec. 31, 7:30 p.m. English performance on Dec. 5 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets cost €21.

Pfalztheater Kaiserslautern

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

Mein ziemlich seltsamer Freund Walter: My Pretty Weird Friend Walter, a play for young people in German by Sibylle Berg. Nov. 30, 8 p.m. Tickets cost €14.50.

English Theatre

Frankfurt, Gallusanlage 7

For more information, visit www.english-theatre.de.

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street based on the musical by Christopher Bond, music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. Until Feb. 9. Per­for­man­ces are Tuesdays to Sundays, 7:30 p.m.; Sundays, 6 p.m. Tickets start at €37.


SPORTS

SAP Arena, Handball: Rhein-Neckar Loewen vs. TVB Stuttgart. Nov. 24, 4 p.m. Tickets start at €10.

SAP Arena, Ice Hockey: Adler Mannheim vs. Duesseldorfer EG. Dec. 1, 2 p.m.
Tickets start at €15.