WAS IST LOS? Cultural Highlights


EVENTS

» Mittelbrunn, Christmas Market. Dec. 21. militaryingermany.com/event/mittelbrunn

» Kaiserslautern, Culture Market. Until December 22. militaryingermany.com/event/culture-2

» Kaiserslautern, Christmas Market. Until December 23. militaryingermany.com/event/market-5


» Kaiserslautern, New Year’s Market. Dec. 27 to 30. militaryingermany.com/event/new

» Kottweiler-Schwanden, 47th New Year’s Eve Race. militaryingermany.com/event/run-3

» Kaiserslautern, Christmas Circus. Until Jan. 5. militaryingermany.com/event/circus

» 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

Dec 31
Kottweiler-Schwanden
Every year in the afternoon of New Year’s Eve, the Kottweiler-Schwanden sports club holds its traditional New Year’s Eve Run. Starting point for the 10-km race (6.2 miles) is the Sulzbachhalle. As in previous years, several hundred runners are expected to join the fun. For a small entry fee, runners of all ages can participate. For more information go to militaryingermany.com/event/run-3


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.

» Zweibrücken, city center. Dec. 29, 1 p.m. to 6 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. Dec. 20, 27, 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at €21.

 

Congress Center Ramstein

For details, visit www.congress-center-ramstein.de

» Danceperados: “Whisky You Are The Devil” Irish Dance. Jan. 29, 8 p.m. Tickets start at €35.


CONCERTS

Saarlaendisches Staatstheater

Saarbruecken, Schillerplatz 1:

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

» The beginning of Eternity. Feb. 2, 11 a.m.; Feb 3, 8 p.m. Tickets start at €18.

 

Fruchthalle Kaiserslautern

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

» I Want to Dance: German Radio Philharmonic Orchestra Saarbruecken. Dec. 31, 5 p.m. Tickets start at €34.

» Jazz meets the Voice of Soul. Jan. 10, 8 p.m. Tickets cost €16.

» Bach to Bebop. Jan. 16, 8 p.m. Tickets start at €14.50.

» Lyrical in lust and suffering. Jan. 17, 7:30 p.m. Tickets cost €12.

» SWR Young Opera Stars 2020. Jan. 19, 5 p.m. Tickets start at €12.50.

» Untamed Joy. Jan. 24, 8 p.m. Tickets start at €17.50.

» Blue Beethoven. Jan. 31, 8 p.m. Tickets cost €18.

» On the Wings of Songs. Feb. 6, 8 p.m. Tickets start at €14.50

» Beethoven Surprises. Feb. 13, 1 p.m. Tickets cost €14.

 

Ella & Louis Mannheim

For details, visit www.ellalouis.de

» Christoph Beck Quartett CD release. Jan. 7, 8 p.m. Tickets cost €18.

» Triosence. Jan 10, 8 p.m. Tickets cost €26.

» Andre Weiss Trio ft. Ralph Moore. Jan. 20, 8 p.m. Tickets cost €18.

» New Jazz Voices Trio ft. Sarah Lipfert. Jan. 31, 8 p.m. Tickets cost €18.

 

Den Atelier Luxembourg

For details, visit www.denatelier.lu

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

» SUM41: Indie Punk. Jan. 15, 7 p.m. Tickets start at €41.

» Arcadian: Pop. Jan. 18, 7 p.m. Tickets cost €31.80.

» Freya Ridings: Singer Songwriter. Jan. 27, 7 p.m. Tickets cost €30.

» MIKA. Jan. 29, 7 p.m. Tickets cost €46.

» Gauvain Sers: Singer Songwriter. Feb. 1, 7 p.m. Tickets cost €38.

» Stereophonics: Rock. Feb. 11, 7 p.m. Tickets cost €50.50.

 

Garage Saarbruecken

For details, visit www.garage-sb.de

» Callejon: Special Guest Our Mirage. Dec. 29, 7:15 p.m. Tickets cost €30.

» Small State Reunion Tour. Jan. 10, 7 p.m. Tickets cost €13.

» Equilibrium: Renegades Tour 2020. Feb. 11, 6 p.m. Tickets start at €33.60.

» Nathan Gray & band + Special Guest. Feb. 25, 7 p.m. Tickets cost €30.

 

Kammgarn Kaiserslautern

For details, visit www.kammgarn.de

» FUSED: Rock Music at Kammgarn. Dec. 29, 8 p.m. Tickets cost €12.

» Bernard Allison: Blues Songs from the Road. Jan. 16, 8 p.m. Tickets cost €24.

» Nuit de la Chanson. Feb. 1, 8 p.m. Tickets cost €18.

 

Congress Center Ramstein

For details, visit www.congress-center-ramstein.de

» New Year’s Concert: The Symphony Orchestra of the Kaiserslautern County. Jan. 19, 5 p.m. Tickets start at €26.30.


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. Dec. 13, Jan. 4, 9, 11, 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. Jan. 3, 16, 23, 25, 8 p.m.; Dec. 31, 7 p.m. Tickets cost €14.50.

» Die Fledermaus: The Bat, an opera by Johann Strauss. Dec. 21, 27, 31, Jan. 4, 17, 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. 29, Jan. 11, 26, 3 p.m.  Tickets start at €7.

» Mazeppa: an opera in Russian with German subtitles by Peter I. Tschaikowski. Jan. 25, 29; Feb. 1, 11, 21, 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at €18.


PLAYS

Saarlaendisches Staatstheater

Saarbruecken, Schillerplatz 1:

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

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

» Animal Farm: a play in German based on the novel by George Orwell. Jan. 28, 8 p.m. Tickets cost €12.

 

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 February 9. Performances are Tuesdays to Sundays, 7:30 p.m.; Sundays, 6 p.m. Tickets start at €37.


SPORTS

SAP Arena, Ice Hockey: Adler Mannheim vs. Straubing Tigers. Dec. 22, 4:30 p.m. Tickets start at €15.

SAP Arena, Ice Hockey: Adler Mannheim vs. Iserlohn Roosters. Jan. 3, 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at €15.