Was ist los? May 5, 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.

Performing arts:

Pfalztheater Kaiserslautern:

• “Beben,” a play in German by Maria Milisavljevic, 8 p.m. today, Thursday and May 17.

• Third Pfalztheater concert with works by Teleman, Fasch and Beck,
6 p.m. Sunday.

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

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

• Fifth Chamber concert , “Wind, Harp, Mallets,” with works by Schubert, Kotsier, Tomasi, Bach and Grieg, 11 a.m. May 14.

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

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

• “Das Abschiedsdinner,” a comedy by Matthieu Delaporte and Alexandre de la Patellière, in German, 8 p.m. May 26, 28 and 30.

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

Kammgarn Kaiserslautern:

• Singer Pohlmann presents rock, pop and folk, 8 p.m. today. Tickets cost €24.

• Marvin Game presents hip hop and rap, 8 p.m. Saturday. 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.

• The band Marshall Cooper presents brass music, 8 p.m. May 17. Tickets cost €17.

• Lisa Who presents progressive German rock and pop, 8 p.m. May 20. Tickets cost €13.

• Majoe presents rap and hip hop,
8 p.m. May 27. Tickets cost €22.90.

For more information, visit

May market
Landstuhl holds its annual May market with rides and vendors 4 to 11 p.m. today, and noon to 11 p.m. Saturday, Sunday and Monday. A final fireworks display closes out the market at 10 p.m. Monday. Reduced prices are offered on Family Day, Monday. — Courtesy photo

Fruchthalle, Kaiserslautern:

• The Pfalztheater Orchestra presents a concert portrait of Clara and Robert Schumann, and Johannes Brahms,
11 a.m. May 12. Tickets cost €8.

• The Pfalztheater Orchestra presents Brahm’s solemn-dark symponic “Tragic Overture” and works by Mozart and Tschaikowski, 8 p.m. May 19. Tickets cost €17, €23 and €26. For tickets, call the tourist information office at 0631-365-2317.

Theodor-Zink-Museum, Steinstrasse 48, Kaiserslautern:

• “The new adventures of the beautiful Helen,” a concert  based on a  Russian fairy tale with saxophone player Christian Segmehl, pianist Ekaterina Tarnopolskaja, and lyrics by author Maria Rabl, 7:30 p.m. May 13. Tickets cost €12.

JUZ (Youth Center), Steinstrasse 47, Kaiserslautern:

• Pop, rock and punk with the bands Andys Sister, Unfinished
Business and State of the Art,
8 p.m. today.

• The duo Nimm 2 performs swing and piano pop, 8 p.m. May 12.

Tickets to both concerts cost €7.50. For details, visit www.juz-kl.de.
    Kaiserslautern, Apostelkirche, Pariser Strasse 22:

• Tobias Naumann presents an organ concert, 6 p.m. Saturday. Admission is free. Donations are welcome. For more information, visit www.kirchen-in-kl.de.

Ramstein-Miesenbach, Haus des Buergers:
    • Dinner with criminal story, “Mord an Bord, Mylord,” 7:30 p.m. today. The dinner consists of four courses. Cost is €69.

• Former Genesis singer Ray Wilson presents his new songs and well-known songs by Genesis, 8 p.m. May 20. Tickets cost €29.60, €32.90 and €36.30.

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

Landstuhl Stadthalle:

• Schmidt Show on tour the original show from the Reeperbahn in Hamburg with comedy stars, breakdance acrobats, magicians, jugglers and travesty artists, 7:30 p.m. May 20. Tickets cost €32, €28 and €23. For details and tickets, visit www.stadthalle-landstuhl.de.

English Theatre, Gallusanlage 7, Frankfurt:
    • “The Hound of the Baskervilles,” a masterpiece of mystery and suspense by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, May 12 through June 30. Performances are  7:30 p.m. Tuesdays to Saturdays, and 6 p.m. Sundays.

For details, visit www.english-theatre.org.
     Nationaltheater Mannheim, Am Goetheplatz:
    • “Madama Butterfly,” an opera by Giacomo Puccini, in Italian, 7:30 p.m. today and May 30.

• “New Steps Bolero,” a dance performance with music by Maurice Ravel, Greg Haines, Claude Debussy, 6 p.m. Sunday, and 7:30 p.m. May 31 and June 11.

For more information, visit

Kaiserslautern, Gartenschau (dino park) with flower shows, lego display, exhibitions, water playground, miniature golf court. Special events: Sunday: Catholic worship service, 11 a.m. in willow church. May 14: 14th anniversary celebration of willow church with ecumenical service, 11 a.m. Opening hours are
10 a.m. to 6 p.m., to Oct. 31. For details, visit www.gartenschau-kl.de.

Kaiserslautern, Japanese Garden, Am Abendsberg 1, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily, through Oct. 31. For details, visit www.japanischergarten.de.

Landstuhl, Nanstein Castle, castle event days, today through Sunday (read article on Page 14)

Landstuhl, center, May market with rides, vendors, today through Tuesday.

May market
Landstuhl holds its annual May market with rides and vendors 4 to 11 p.m. today, and noon to 11 p.m. Saturday, Sunday and Monday. A final fireworks display closes out the market at 10 p.m. Monday. Reduced prices are offered on Family Day, Monday. — Courtesy photo

Ramstein-Miesenbach, docu center (next to Reichswald sports stadium), Schernauer Strasse 46, exhibition, “The Americans and us,” with works by students. Hours are 2 to 5 p.m. Tuesdays to Sundays. For details, visit www.dc-ramstein.de.
Flea markets:

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

Homburg, Am Forum (near Rathaus), 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

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

Sankt Wendel, Auf der Mott, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

Neunkirchen, Kaufland/Media Markt, Kirkeler Strasse 50, 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.

Olive oil fest in Zellertal
Zellertal-Zell (on B37, north of Gruenstadt) presents its annual olive oil fest, “Oliandi,” Saturday and Sunday. Visitors can taste various olive oils, teas and wines. Vendors and artists present their items, and musicians entertain the audience. For more information, visit www.zait.de/page 22/Olivenoelfest. index.html. — Courtesy photo