Was ist Los? KMC Cultural Highlights – April 7, 2017

by Petra Lessoing
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

The following is a list of performances and events happening in the KMC and nearby locations. Dates are subject to change.

The Japanese Garden in Kaiserslautern, Am Abendsberg 1, is open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. through October. Several trees are in full bloom at this time. Tickets cost €5.50 for adults and €3 for children. For more information, visit www.japanischergarten.de. — Photo by Petra Lessoing

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, April 25, 28, and 3 p.m. April 16.
• “Dogville,” a play by Lars von Trier, in German, 7:30 p.m. Saturday and April 27.
• “Anatevka,” Fiddler on the Roof, a musical by Jerry Bock, in German, 7:30 p.m. today, April 15, 21 and 29.
• Komoedie im Dunkeln,” comedy in the dark, a play by Peter Shaffer, in German, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and April 22.
• “Beben,” a play in German by Maria Milisavljevic, 8 p.m. Thursday, April 19, 21, 25 and 28.
• “Die Csárdásfuerstin,” an operetta by Emmerich Kálmán, in German, 7:30 p.m. April 21 (for the last time).
• “Neda – Der Ruf,” an opera by Irani composer Nader Mashayekhi, 7:30 p.m. April 23 and 26.
For details, call 0631-3675-209 or visit www.pfalztheater.de.
Kammgarn Kaiserslautern:
• International Jazz Festival, today through Sunday.:
Today’s performances are sold out.
Saturday: Michael Reis Trio, 8 p.m.; Mare Nostrum: Richard Galliano & Jan Lundgren & Paolo Fresu, 9:30 p.m.; and trumpet player Joo Kraus & Tales in Tones Trio, 11 p.m. Tickets cost €25.
Sunday: Jazz Words Quartett – an homage to Ella Fitzgerald, 11 a.m. Tickets cost €14.
• The band Xandria presents epic symphonic metal, 8 p.m. April 14. Tickets cost €24.
• Thomas Blugs Rockanarchie features Manni von Bohr presenting rock music, 8 p.m. April 20. Tickets cost €17.
• Swiss & Die Andern present punk, rock, rap, 8 p.m. April 21. Tickets cost €20.
• Mike Singer performs pop, rap, electro, 6 p.m April 22. Tickets cost €30.
• Megaloh presents rap and hip hop, 7:45 p.m. April 28. Tickets cost €26.
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. April 21. 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.
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. April 27. Tickets cost €7.50.
For details, visit www.juz-kl.de.
Ramstein-Miesenbach, Haus des Buergers:
• The party band Habachtaler unplugged plays a concert not on stage, but among the audience sitting at tables, 8 p.m. Saturday. Tickets cost €14.
For details, call 06371-592-220 or visit www.hausdesbuergers.de.
Landstuhl Stadthalle:
• Duo Bellevue presents “Raspberry Icecrea and a Sashing Beetle,” a show talking about the economic miracle in Germany in the 1950s and 1960s, with old hits, stories and parodies, 7 p.m. Wednesday. Tickets cost €12.
• “Martinus Luther,” a play by John von Dueffel, in German with live music, 7:30 p.m. April 22. Tickets cost €23, €28 and €32.
• The duo Nimm 2 presents renowned songs, 7 p.m. April 26. Tickets cost €12.
For more information and tickets, visit ww.stadthalle-landstuhl.de.
Otterbach, Tennisheim, Im Himmelreich 1:
• Spring rock with the band Transonic, 9 p.m. Saturday. Admission is free.
English Theatre, Gallusanlage 7, Frankfurt:
• “Handbagged,” a comedy by Moira Buffini, in English, to April 30. Performances are 7:30 p.m. Tuedays to Saturdays, and 6 p.m. Sundays; closed Mondays. For details, visit www.english-theatre.org.
Nationaltheater Mannheim, Am Goetheplatz:
• “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” a dance night by Stephan Toss, based on William Shakespeare’s comedy, 7:30 p.m. April 15.
• “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 and 7:30 p.m. April 21, 28.
• “West Side Story,” a musical in German, with music by Leonard Bernstein, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, and 6 p.m. April 14 and 18.
• “Der Liebestrank,” an opera by Gaetano Donizetti, in Italian, 6 p.m. Sunday and 7:30 p.m. April 23.
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. Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., to Oct. 31. For details, visit www.gartenschau-kl.de.
• Winnweiler, spring fest with street market, music, children’s activities, car display, food, 11 a.m. Sunday. A street food market is set up Saturday and Sunday.
• Kuebelberg, Kulturhaus, display of photos of events, animals, architecture, flowers, landscapes, 7 to 9 p.m. today, 1 to 6 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays in April and May.

Edenkoben/German Wine Street (south of Neustadt) sponsors its annual garden and plants market 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. More than 100 vendors present their merchandise which people with gardens might need. Food specialities, wines, oil, cheese, bread, coffee and cakes are available. For details, visit www.edenkoben.de. — courtesy photo

Flea markets:
• Bad Duerkheim, Saline (salt-works, Gutleutstrasse 48), 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays.
• Bad Duerkheim, Salierhalle in Mercure Hotel, second-hand market for females, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.
• Ludwigshafen, Pasadenaallee 15, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.
• Saarbruecken, Franz-Josef-Roeder-Strasse, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.