Was Ist Los? — June 16, 2017

by Petra Lessoing
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs
Kaiserslautern Classics
The Kaiserslautern Classics with presentations of vintage and historical vehicles takes place Saturday in the center of town. City tours in a historical bus are offered 11 a.m., 1:30 and 4 p.m. Musicians and dance groups perform at the stage on Schillerplatz. Food stands will serve international specialties. — 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. Saturday, July 1 and 5 (meet and greet with Sutherland and the dancers after the performances).
• “Das Abschiedsdinner,” a comedy by Matthieu Delaporte and Alexandre de la Patellière, in German, 8 p.m. Saturday, Thursday and July 8 and 12.
• Second children’s chamber concert with percussionist Werner Brill taking the audience to Africa, 11 a.m. Sunday.
•“The Raven and Heart Sutra,” two chamber operas, in German,
8 p.m. Sunday, June 23, 30, and July 2, 4 and 6.
• “The Tempest,” a play by William Shakespeare with music by Henry Purcell, in German and English, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 23, 30, July 8 and 11, and 3 p.m. July 2.
• “Anatevka,” Fiddler on the Roof, a musical by Jerry Bock, in German, 6 p.m. June 24, 7:30 p.m. June 28, July 7, and 3 p.m. July 9.
• Long Night of Culture with music and dance performances, 8 to 11:30 p.m. June 24; then late night magic, comedy and improvisation.
• Fourth Pfalztheater Concert with works by Mozart and Strauss, 6 p.m. June 25.
• “Neda – Der Ruf,” an opera by Irani composer Nader Mashayekhi, 7:30 p.m. June 29.
For details, call 0631-3675-209 or visit www.pfalztheater.de.

Kammgarn Kaiserslautern:
• Sound of the World – Festival of Cultures with Shantel & Bucovina Club Orkestar with Balkan pop, 8 p.m. today; and singer Mariama and guitar player Abdoulaye Kouyate presenting world music, 8 p.m. Saturday. Daily tickets cost €17.
For more information, visit
• Arts exhibition, “From abstract to figurative – How much body does a person need,” today and Saturday.
SWR radio studio, Emmerich-Smola-Platz 1, Kaiserslautern:
• The piano duo Shalamov presents works by Mendelssohn Bartholdy and Carl Czerny, 1 p.m. June 29. Tickets with lunch at noon cost €22; tickets without lunch cost €13.
For tickets and reservations, call the tourist information office at 0631-365-2317.
Volksbank, Casino, Fischerstrasse 49, Kaiserslautern:
• Pianist Sachiko Furuhata-Kersting presents “Romantic Intensity,” with works by Beethoven, Brahms, Schumann and Chopin, 8 p.m. today. Tickets cost €5. To reserve tickets, call 0631-3610-113.
JUZ (Youth Center), Steinstrasse 47, Kaiserslautern:
• Long Night of Culture with the band uffgeBrassd, 7:30 p.m. June 24. Admission is free.
For details, visit www.juz-kl.de.
Kaiserslautern, beer garden, Bremerhof 1:
• Musical Summer with Tom Woll Band presenting rock, blues and jazz, 7:30 p.m. Thursday. Admission is free.
Kaiserslautern, Volkspark, Donnersberger Strasse:
• Koenigsland Swing Band
Wolfstein presents a free outdoor concert, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday.
A bistro serves snacks and beverages. An adventure playground is next to blue music pavilion.
Otterberg, Abbey Church:
• The Dufay Ensemble presents a concert with works from the late Middle Ages and Renaissance,
5 p.m. June 25. Tickets cost €15.
Bildhaus, Musikclub Ventil, Hahnbacherhof 2, Schallodenbach:
• Barely Young Band presents rock and pop, 8 p.m. Saturday. The park and gallery opens 11 a.m. to
7 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free. For details, visit bildhaus.info.
Sippersfeld, Retzberg pond, Am Schimmelberg 29:
• Water music at the pond with the Stuttgarter Saloniker, 8 p.m. Saturday. Tickets cost €17 at the door. In case of inclement weather, the concert will be at the Dorfgemeinschaftshalle (community hall). For more information, visit www.kv-sippersfeld.de
English Theatre, Gallusanlage 7, Frankfurt:
• “The Hound of the Baskervilles,” a masterpiece of mystery and suspense by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, through June 30. Performances are 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays to Saturdays, and 6 p.m. Sundays. For details, visit www.english-theatre.org.
Saarbruecken, Saarlaendisches Staatstheater, Schillerplatz 1:
• “Othello,” by William Shakespeare, in German, 7:30 p.m. Thursday. For more information, visit www.theater-saarbruecken.de or call 0681-3092-486.

Medieval fest
The village of Doerrenbach sponsors a medieval fest with plays, music and activities Saturday and Sunday. The crowning of the new Sleeping Beauty is 5 p.m. Saturday. Doerrenbach, also known as Sleeping Beauty of the Pfalz, is a wine village west of Bad Bergzabern. Visit www.doerrenbach.de for details. — courtesy photo

• Kaiserslautern, Gartenschau (dino park) with flower shows, lego display, water playground, miniature golf court. Special events: Sunday: Mennonite worship service with music by Kolpingorchester Erfenbach, 11 a.m.; Music in the Park with Present Art Collection Trio, 2:30 p.m. on open air stage in Neumuehlepark. June 25: Day of Emmerich-Smola Music School with concerts, workshops, activities, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. 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 more information, visit www.japanischergarten.de.
• Miesenbach, Waldstrasse,
Seewoog festival with music and food, today to Sunday.
• Landstuhl, Nanstein Castle, 8-km jazz hike passing five stations with music and food. The hiking tickets cost €6.50. For details, visit www.jazzwanderung.de.
• Winnweiler, Johannis market with rides, music, food, Saturday to Monday; stores open 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday.
• Annweiler,-Graefenhausen, burgundy wine fest, Saturday and Sunday.
• Wachenheim/German Wine Street, castle and wine fest,today through Sunday.

Flea markets:
• Kaiserslautern, Pfalz-Center (across from Daenner Kaserne),
7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.
• Kaiserslautern, Globus parking lot, Merkurstrasse 57, 10 a.m. to
4 p.m. Sundawy.
• Bad Duerkheim, Saline (salt-works, Gutleutstrasse 48), 9 a.m. to
4 p.m. Saturdays.
• Saarlouis, Grosser Markt,
10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday.