Was ist los? — KMC Cultural Highlights, April 21, 2017

by Petra Lessoing
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Zoo in Siegelbach presents baby animals
The Zoo in Kaiserslautern-Siegelbach is showing off new animals. The two Bactrian camels both had babies in March. Moja (pictured) gave birth to her son Mojo March 15. Gaya gave birth to another baby stallion, Jabaar, March 25. A ring-tailed lemur baby was born March 27. The Kaiserslautern Zoo is open 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. each day. Tickets cost €5 for adults and €2 for children 4 to 17 years old. For more information, visit www.zoo-kaiserslautern.com. — 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:

• “Die Csárdásfuerstin,” an operetta by Emmerich Kálmán, in German, 7:30 p.m. today (for the last time).

• “Beben,” a play in German by Maria Milisavljevic, 8 p.m. today, Tuesday, April 28, May 5, 11 and 17.

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

• “Neda Der Ruf,” an opera by Irani composer Nader Mashayekhi, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, April 26, May 3 and 20.

• “Dogville,” a play by Lars von Trier, in German, 7:30 p.m. Saturday and Thursday.

• “Zyklus,” a dance performance by James Sutherland with music by Benjamin Britten, Philip Glass and Samuel Barber, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 28, May 17, 25, and 6 p.m. May 14.

• “Anatevka,” Fiddler on the Roof, a musical by Jerry Bock, in German, 7:30 p.m. April 29, May 12, 27, and 3 p.m. May 21.

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

Kammgarn Kaiserslautern:

• Swiss & Die Andern present punk, rock, rap, 8 p.m. today. Tickets cost €20.

• Mike Singer performs pop, rap, electro, 6 p.m Saturday. Tickets cost €30.

• Megaloh presents rap and hip hop, 7:45 p.m. April 28. Tickets cost €26.

• The band Yakou Tribe presents jazz, 8 p.m. May 3. 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.

For more information, visit

Fruchthalle, Kaiserslautern:

• The German State Philharmonics Rheinland-Pfalz present works by Evard Grieg, Aribert Reimann and Ernest Chausson, 8 p.m. today. Tickets cost €17, €23 and €26.

• 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. April 30. 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. May 4. Tickets cost €14, €20 and €25.

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

JUZ (Youth Center), Steinstrasse 47, Kaiserslautern:

• JA!ZZVEAU Kaiserslautern presents Ro Gebhardt and Band playing pop, jazz and funk, 8 p.m. Thursday. Tickets cost €7.50.

For details, visit www.juz-kl.de.
    Ramstein-Miesenbach, Haus des Buergers:
    • The winner of the British Blues Award 2014, 2015 and 2106,
Aynsely Lister,  is guest in the Acous-tic Lounge with a solo gig,
8 p.m. Tuesday. Tickets cost €17.
    • Dinner with criminal story, “Mord an Bord, Mylord,” 7:30 p.m. May 5. The dinner consists of four courses. Cost is €69.

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

Landstuhl Stadthalle:

• “Martinus Luther,” a play by John von Dueffel, in German with live music, 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Tickets cost €23, €28 and €32.

• The duo Nimm 2 presents renowned songs, 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 April 30. Performances are 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays to Saturdays, and 6 p.m. Sundays; closed Mondays. 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. April 28.

• “Aida,” an opera by Guiseppe Verdi, 7 p.m. April 30.

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, April 28.

• “Der Liebestrank,” an opera by Gaetano Donizetti, in Italian, 7:30 p.m. Sunday. For details, 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: Sunday: Protestant worship service, 11 a.m. in willow church. April 29 to May 1: Medieval market in Neumuehlepark. Opening hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., to Oct. 31. For details, visit www.gartenschau-kl.de.

Kaiserslautern, city hall, Willy-Brandt-Platz 1, annual DODEA art display with works by students, through May 4.

Ramstein, spring and herbal market with music, children’s activities, flea market, 1 to 6 p.m. Sunday.

Saarbruecken, Saarmesse (An der Saarlandhalle 1), Home and Garden Fair with more than 140 exhibitors, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. today and Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. Tickets cost €6; children under 12 are free. For details, visit www.saarmesse.de.
Flea markets:

Kaiserslautern, Globus, Merkurstrasse, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.

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

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

Pirmasens, fair area, Zeppelinstrasse 1, flea market for females,
11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

Dampfnudel fest
The females of Morbach, a small part of Niederkirchen, hold their traditional Dampfnudel fest in the Gemeindesaal, Lindenstrasse 71 starting at 11 a.m. Sunday. Besides dampfnudeln (yeast dumplings) with vanilla sauce and potato soup, visitors can taste homemade cakes. — Courtesy photo