Was ist Los? KMC Cultural Highlights – Feb. 24, 2017

by Petra Lessoing 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

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“Fun ‘n’ soul” show on Rose Monday
The Kammgarn Kaiserslautern presents its traditional “Fun ‘n’ Soul” show with Fred Kellner and the Famous Soul Sisters at 8 p.m. Rose Monday. The formation shows off its new stage show performing the best funk and soul hits ever. Tickets cost €22. For details, visit www.kammgarn.de.

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:

• “Dogville,” a play by Lars von Trier, in German, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Wednesday and March 15, and 6 p.m. March 5 and 26.

• Fourth chamber concert: “4+4=Oktett,” with works by Franz Schubert, Dimitri Schostakowitsch and Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy, 11 a.m. Sunday.

• “Komoedie im Dunkeln,” “Comedy in the Dark,” a play by Peter Shaffer, in German, 7:30 p.m. March 3 and 10.

• “Die Perlenfischer,” an opera by Goerges Bizet, in French, 7:30 p.m. March 4 and 16, and 3 p.m. March 19.

• “Anatevka,” Fiddler on the Roof, a musical by Jerry Bock, in German, 7:30 p.m. March 11, 14, 23, 25 and 31.

• “Die Csardasfuerstin,” an operetta by Emmerich Kalman, in German, 6 p.m. March 12.

• Irish dance reloaded presented by Night of the Dance, 8 p.m. March 17.

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

Kammgarn Kaiserslautern:

• The German band Ewigheim and special guest present electro rock and dark metal, 8 p.m. today. Tickets cost €18.

• Phillip Boa and the Vodooclub present pop, rock, indie and avantgarde, 8 p.m. Saturday. Tickets cost €29.

• No Music in K-town features: Cry Violet with metal, Andy’s Sister with punk and The Watching with alternative, 8 p.m. March 4. Tickets cost €7.

• Silla presents hip-hop and rap, 8 p.m. March 10.

• Winterstorm & Grailknights present power death alternative, folk, epic and medieval metal, 8 p.m. March 11. Tickets cost €18.

• German singer Yvonne Catterfeld presents her latest album, 8 p.m. March 15. Tickets cost €43.

For more information, visit www.kammgarn.de.

Fruchthalle, Kaiserslautern:

• Japanese violinist Midori and pianist Oezguer Aydin present works by Igor Strawinski, Johannes Brahms, Franz Schubert, Maurice Ravel and Sergej Prokofjew, 8 p.m. Thursday. Tickets cost €14, €20 and €25.

• “Rock ‘n’ Horror” with Piano Soul Bar and Friends, 8 p.m. March 4. Tickets cost €18.

• “A Tribute to the Beatles: Yesterday,” a new show with musical performers, 8 p.m. March 16. Tickets cost €40 to €50.

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

Ramstein-Miesenbach, Haus des Buergers:

• Acoustic Lounge in foyer features duo Kai Squared presenting a diversified program, 8 p.m. March 3. Tickets cost €12.

• “Winter Journey,” a song cycle by Franz Schubert presented by singer Ralph Jaarsma and pianist Younggeun Yoon, 5 p.m. March 5. Tickets cost €12.

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

Landstuhl Stadthalle:

• “Die drei Humoere,” “Three Clowns,” take the audience on an expedition through life into a world of wishes and dreams, 7 p.m. March 15. Tickets cost €12. For additional information and tickets, visit www.stadthalle-landstuhl.de.

English Theatre, Gallusanlage 7, Frankfurt:

• “Handbagged,” a comedy by Moira Buffini, in English, March 17 to April 30. For more information, visit www.english-theatre.org.

Nationaltheater Mannheim, am Goetheplatz:

• “Hercules,” a musical drama by Georg Friedrich Haendel, in English, 7:30 p.m. Saturday. For details, visit www.nationaltheater-mannheim.de.

Saarbruecken, Saarlaendisches Staatstheater, Schillerplatz 1:

• “West Side Story,” a musical in German, with music by Leonard Bernstein, 7:30 p.m. today. For more information, call 0681-3092-486 or visit www.theater-saarbruecken.de.


Kaiserslautern, Pfalzbibliothek (Palatinate library), Bismarckstrasse 17, exhibition “Cadillacs and Fasching” displays the U.S. participation in Fasching events since 1950. Opening hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays to Fridays, and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays, through March 11. For additional information, visit www.pfalzbibliothek.de.

Fasching events:

Kaiserslautern, center of town, outdoor Rose Monday party, 11:11 a.m. Monday

Kaiserslautern, near Rathaus (Willy-Brandt-Platz), street Fasching party, 2:11 p.m. Tuesday.

Kaiserslautern, near Stiftskirche, Fasching market with merry-go-round and food and beverage booths, Saturday through Tuesday.

Ramstein-Miesenbach, Haus des Buergers, Fasching party after parade, Tuesday afternoon.

Dansenberg, TuS04 sports hall, Fasching party, 8:11 p.m. Saturday; children’s masquerade ball, 2:11 p.m. Sunday.

Mackenbach, Buergerhaus, children’s carnival party with live music and dance performances, 2 p.m. Sunday; admission fee is €2.50. Fasching party with band Saftwerk, 8:11 p.m. Monday.

Otterberg, Stadthalle, children’s Fasching party, 2:11 p.m. Sunday.

Erfenbach, Kreuzsteinhalle, Fasching party under the motto “Horror,” with the band Sergeant, 8:11 p.m. Saturday. Tickets cost €9.

Schallodenbach, Sportheim, children’s Fasching party, 3:11 p.m. Saturday; Fasching party with DJ Ronnie, 8:11 p.m. Saturday.

Olsbruecken, Ernst-Mayer-Halle, children’s Fasching party, 2:11 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free.

Schoenenberg-Kuebelberg, Rose Monday parade, 1:11 p.m. Monday.

Krottelbach, Rose Monday parade, 3 p.m. Monday.

Flea markets:

Kaiserslautern, Pfalz-Center (across from Daenner Kaserne), 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays.

Ramstein, flea market hall, Flurstrasse 4, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. today and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

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

Saarlouis, Ikea, Im Hader 1, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.

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Rock ‘n’ horror
Piano Soul Bar with singer Andy Kuntz and pianist Guenter Werno present “The Rocky Horror late night show” with musical star Randy Diamond and other guests at 8 pm. March 4. Tickets cost €18. For additional information, visit www.fruchthalle.de.