Was ist Los? KMC Cultural Highlights – Oct. 23, 2015

by Petra Lessoing 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Photo by Stefan Layes Ramstein hosts Wendelinus market The annual Wendelinus market with more than 80 exhibitors presenting arts, crafts and other merchandise takes place Saturday and Sunday in the car-free center of Ramstein-Miesenbach. All stores are open Sunday from 1 to 6 p.m.

Photo by Stefan Layes
Ramstein hosts Wendelinus market
The annual Wendelinus market with more than 80 exhibitors presenting arts, crafts and other merchandise takes place Saturday and Sunday in the car-free center of Ramstein-Miesenbach. All stores are open Sunday from 1 to 6 p.m.

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:

• “Penthesilea,” a tragedy by Heinrich Kleist, in German, 8 p.m. today, Wednesday, Nov. 6, 14 and 21.


• “Everyman,” a rock mystery with the progressive metal band Vanden Plas, 7:30 p.m. Saturday and Nov. 5.

• “Fruehlings Erwachen,” a children’s tragedy, in German, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 30, Nov. 3 and 11, and
3 p.m. Nov. 29.

• “My Fair Lady,” a musical by Frederick Loewe, in German, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 31, Nov. 7, 14, 21, and 6 p.m. Nov. 15.

• “Nur noch kurz die Welt retten,” a Europe revue, 8 p.m. Nov. 4 and 20.

• “Herzog Blaubarts Burg” and “Der Zwerg,” two operas in German, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 4, 13 and 27.

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

Kammgarn Kaiserslautern:

• The band Phrasenmaeher presents electro pop and rock, 8 p.m. today. Tickets cost €16.

• The band Swiss & Die Andern presents hip-hop, punk and rap, 8 p.m. Saturday. Tickets cost €18.

• Friend ‘n Fellow present jazz, blues and soul, 8 p.m. Thursday. Tickets cost €21.

• The Jaworek Reinhardt Ensemble presents magic gypsy sound, 8 p.m. Oct. 30. Tickets cost €17.

• Hommage a Edith Piaf, Pauline Ngoc performs French chansons, 8 p.m. Oct. 31. Tickets cost €17.

For more information, visit www.kammgarn.de.

Fruchthalle, Kaiserslautern:

• Jazz Stage meets Hildegard Knef, 8 p.m. Nov. 6. Tickets cost €14.

For tickets, call Kaiserslautern Tourist-Info at 0631-365-2317.

JUZ (Youth Center), Steinstrasse 47, Kaiserslautern:

• The band Forty Eight presents rock music from the 1960s and 1970s such as songs by Deep Purple, Dire Straits, The Rolling Stones and Joe Cocker, 8 p.m. Nov. 6. Tickets cost €7.50.

For details, visit www.juz-kl.de.

Ramstein-Miesenbach, stage in front of Haus des Buergers:

• “Das grosse Halali,” a murder mystery dinner, in German, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 6. Tickets including a three-course dinner cost €69.

• The unplugged band “Die ueblichen Verdaechtigen” and guests present songs of the last decades in a living room atmosphere, 8 p.m. Nov. 7. Tickets cost €14.

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

Landstuhl Stadthalle:

• Christina Rommel presents her concert “Schokolade” while the audience receives chocolate specialties, 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Tickets cost €23, €28 and €32.

• The band Mister Slowhand performs the very best of Eric Clapton, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 30. Tickets cost €10; standing room only.

For more information, visit www.stadthalle-landstuhl.de or call 06371-92340.

Saarbruecken, Saarlaendisches Staatstheater, Schillerplatz 1:

• “The Rocky Horror Show,” a musical by Richard O’Brien, in German, but songs in English, 7:30 p.m. Saturday and Tuesday, and 8:30 p.m. Sunday.

For more information, visit www.theater-saarbruecken.de or call 0681-3092-486.

English Theatre, Gallusanlage 7, Frankfurt:

• “The Glass Menagerie,” a memory play by Tennessee Williams, 7:30 p.m. today and Saturday.

• “The Life,” a musical by David Newman, Ira Gasman and Cy Coleman starts Nov. 7 through Feb. 16.

For more information, visit www.english-theatre.org.

Miscellaneous:

• Kaiserslautern Gartenschau, through Oct. 31. Flower show, “Autumn Time,” in flower hall, pumpkin display under the motto, “Sports,” and Lego display through Oct. 31. Closeout event with Tuxedo Swing Bigband, 4 p.m. Oct. 31. Opening hours are 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tickets cost €7 for adults and €3 for children.

For more information, visit www.gartenschau-kl.de.

• Kaiserslautern, Japanese Garden open through Oct. 31. Opening hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

For more information, visit www.japanischergarten.de.

• Kaiserslautern, Messeplatz fairgrounds, October carnival, today to Monday; closeout fireworks display is 9 p.m. Monday.

• Ramstein-Miesenbach, fest tent on Prometheusplatz, October fest with music and Bavarian food specialties, today to Sunday. The Saturday night show is sold out. Admission for Sunday show is free.

For more information, visit www.oktoberfest-ramstein.de.

• Ramstein-Miesenbach, Haus des Buergers, model train swap meet, Sunday.

• Otterberg, chestnut carnival with rides and vendors, Sunday. Stores open 1 to 6 p.m.

• Reichenbach-Steegen (Albersbach), village carnival, Saturday to Monday.

• Oberarnbach, village carnival, Saturday to Monday.

• Rockenhausen, Donnersberghalle, Obermuehle 1, arts and crafts market with 30 vendors presenting Danish embroideries, jewelry, painted tiles, hats, wood carvings, noon to 6 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday.

Flea markets:

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

• Kaiserslautern, Toom Baumarkt, Hohenecker Strasse 10, Fridays.

• Mehlingen, Abtstrasse 25a, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays.

• Bad Duerkheim, Saline (saltworks in Kurpark, Gutleutstrasse 48), 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Oct. 31.

• Worms, Kaiserpassage Parkdeck U2, Korngasse 8, 7:30 to 10 p.m. Saturday.

• Neustadt/German Wine Street, Decathlon parking lot, Louis-Escande-Strasse 30, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.

• Saarlouis-Lisdorf, IKEA, Im Hader 1, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.

Courtesy photo Little horror shop The “Active for Hochspeyer” Association offers the “Little Horror Shop,” a Halloween haunted house for the entire family, 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday and  Oct. 31. Vampires, ghosts and monsters can be found in dark rooms acting out spooky scenarios. Food and drinks will be served. Saturday, a costume contest will be at 7 p.m. and a disc jockey will entertain visitors throughout the night. Admission fee is €3 for adults and €1 for children. Proceeds go to community projects. The horror shop is located on Kirchstrasse 5 in 67691 Hochspeyer.

Courtesy photo
Little horror shop
The “Active for Hochspeyer” Association offers the “Little Horror Shop,” a Halloween haunted house for the entire family, 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday and Oct. 31. Vampires, ghosts and monsters can be found in dark rooms acting out spooky scenarios. Food and drinks will be served. Saturday, a costume contest will be at 7 p.m. and a disc jockey will entertain visitors throughout the night. Admission fee is €3 for adults and €1 for children. Proceeds go to community projects. The horror shop is located on Kirchstrasse 5 in 67691 Hochspeyer.