Was ist Los? KMC Cultural Highlights – Jan. 13, 2017

by Petra Lessoing 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

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Irish dance show in Kaiserslautern
Ramstein-Miesenbach’s culture center, Haus des Buergers, presents “Danceperados of Ireland” performing an Irish step dance show at 8 p.m. Thursday. Tickets range from €35 to €44. For more information, visit www.hausdesbuergers.de or call 06371-592-220.

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:

• “Haensel und Gretel,” a fairy tale play by Engelbert Humperdinck, in German, 7:30 p.m. today and Jan 21; and 6 p.m. Feb. 19.

• Third chamber concert features works by Astor Piazolla, 11 a.m. Sunday.

• “Die Csárdásfuerstin,” an operetta by Emmerich Kálmán, in German, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday and Feb. 11.

• “Die Physiker,” a play by Friedrich Duerrenmatt, in German, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 20, Feb. 3, 18, and 3 p.m. Jan. 22.

• “Dance 1: Same Time Tomorrow,” a dance night by James Sutherland, 8 p.m. Jan. 26 and Feb. 12, 15 and 23.

• The Night of Musicals with music from renowned musicals such as Cats, Phanton of the Opera, Evita, etc., 8 p.m. Jan. 29. Tickets cost from €39.90.

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

Kammgarn Kaiserslautern:

• Die Profis aka DJ Mirko Machine & Spax present hip-hop and rap, 8 p.m. today. Tickets cost €19.

• Nuit de la Chanson with Pauline Ngoc and guests presenting French chansons, 8 p.m. Saturday. Tickets cost €19.

• The bands Licas Profundere and A Life Divided present dark rock, goth rock and synth rock, 7 p.m. Jan. 20. Tickets cost €26.

• Snipes Jam Session vs. 10N1 Freestyle Battle with hip-hop and rap, 7 p.m. Jan. 21. Tickets cost €6.

• The group Goitse presents Irish folk, 8 p.m. Jan. 26. Tickets cost €19.

For more information, visit www.kammgarn.de.

Fruchthalle, Kaiserslautern:

• Jazz Stage meets Porgy and Bess, 8 p.m. today. Tickets cost €15.

• Winners of SWR Young Opera Stars perform with German Radio Philharmonics Saarbruecken Kaiserslautern 5 p.m. Sunday. Tickets range from €12 to €26.

• Bolivar Soloists present works “From Bach to Brasilia and Brasch,” and Anna Thalbach reads poems, 5 p.m. Jan. 22. Tickets cost €14, €20 and €25.

• German Radio Philharmonics Saarbruecken Kaiserslautern present works by Robert Schumann, Henri Tomasi and Anton Bruckner, 8 p.m. Jan. 27. Tickets cost €17, €23 and €26.

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

Ramstein-Miesenbach, Haus des Buergers:

• New Year’s concert with the Kaiserslautern County Symphony Orchestra presenting waltz by Strauss und Suppé, 5 p.m. Sunday. Tickets cost €26.30, €29.60 and €32.90.

• Danceperados of Ireland present an Irish dance show, 8 p.m. Thursday. Tickets cost €35 to €44.

• Acoustic Lounge with singer and songwriter Till Benewitz presenting his new album, “Meeting in the Night,” 8 p.m. Jan. 20 in the foyer.

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

Landstuhl Stadthalle:

• The jazz band ULIsses presents Latin jazz, cool jazz, bepop and modern jazz, 7 p.m. Wednesday. Tickets cost €12.

• “Bonjour Kathrin,” a hommage to Caterina Valente and her brother Silvio Francesco with top-class musicians performing Bossa Nova, jazz and Latin, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 21. Tickets cost €23 to €32.

For more information and tickets, visit ww.stadthalle-landstuhl.de.

Glan-Muenchweiler, Glantalschule, Glanstrasse 9:

• New Year’s concert with Salonorchester Cosella, 5 p.m. Jan. 22. Tickets at the door cost €8.

Pirmasens, Festhalle, Volksgartenstrasse 12:

• Wiener Operettenbuehne presents “Die Csárdásfuerstin,” a German operetta by Emmerich Kálmán, 8 p.m. Jan. 26. Tickets cost € 12 to €25. For tickets, email kartenverkauf@pirmasens.de or call 06331-842352.

English Theatre, Gallusanlage 7, Frankfurt:

• “Monty Python’s Spamalot,” a musical comedy, through Feb. 19. Performances are 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays to Saturdays and 6 p.m. Sundays. For additional information, visit www.english-theatre.org.

Nationaltheater Mannheim, am Goetheplatz:

• “Hercules,” a musical drama by Georg Friedrich Haendel, in English, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 20 and 26.

• “Aida,” an opera by Guiseppe Verdi, in Italian, 6 p.m. Jan. 22.

For more information, 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, Feb. 4, 8 and 24. For additional information, visit www.theater-saarbruecken.de or call 0681-3092-486.


Kaiserslautern, Gartenschau event hall, ice-skating rink open through Feb. 11. Daily skating hours are from 9 a.m. to noon, 1 to 3 p.m., 4 to 6 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. On Friday and Saturday nights, skating hours are extended until 10 p.m. Admission fee is €2.50 for children and €3.50 for adults. For details, visit www.kl-on-ice.de.

Kaiserslautern, Pfalzgalerie Museum, special exhibition “Layer for Layer” displays paper objects and drawings by Sophie Cassado, through Jan. 31. Hours are 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesdays and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays to Sundays. For details, visit www.mpk.de.

Voelklingen,Voelklinger Huette, former Iron-Works, “Buddha” exhibition with 232 works of art from 2,000 years, and display of Steve McCurry’s photos of Buddhist countries in the 20th and 21st centuries. Tickets cost €15; children under 17 are free. For more information, visit www.voelklinger-huette.org.

Flea markets:

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

Worms, Kaiserpassage parking, Korngasse 8, 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday.

Ludwigshafen, Jacob-von-Lavale-Platz (behind train station) 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. today.

Ludwigshafen, Gartencenter Dehner, Oderstrasse 5, 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday.

Neunkirchen, Saarpark-Center, Stummplatz 1, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.

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Sounds of jazz
The regional band ULIsses presents a repertoire of Latin jazz, cool jazz, bepop and modern jazz at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Stadthalle in Landstuhl. Tickets cost €12. For tickets and more information, visit www.stadthalle-landstuhl.de or call 06371-9234-44.