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Weekend tips 15 – 17 / 3 / 19

A March weekend in Berlin

Reichstag Berlin
Reichstag Berlin © visitberlin, Foto: Wolfgang Scholvien

This weekend will be fun, musical and creative. With numerous music, comedy and art events a varied weekend program awaits you in our capital. Be there when various exhibitions open.

So that you don't miss anything else this weekend, we have our 11 top events for you.

Tip 1: Opening Bauhaus Imaginista – Exhibition about Bauhaus 100

Haus der Kulturen der Welt Berlin
Haus der Kulturen der Welt © visitberlin, Foto: Wolfgang Scholvien

This weekend the Bauhaus imaginista exhibition begins at the Haus der Kulturen der Welt. Guided tours, audio guides and workshops will take you into the history of 100 years of the Bauhaus. On Saturdays you can also take part in the opening conference political imaginista. Journalists and activists will discuss current political topics and developments as well as their relation to the exhibition's findings.

When: 15 - 17 March
Where: Haus der Kulturen der Welt, John-Foster-Dulles-Allee 10, Mitte

More information about Bauhaus Imaginista

Tip 2: Premiere: Monsieur Pierre geht online

Komödie am Kurfürstendamm im Schiller Theater
Theater and Comedy at the Kurfürstendamm at the Schillertheater in Berlin © Foto: Michael Petersohn

Das Theater und Komödie am Kurfürstendamm zählt zu den bekanntesten privaten Unterhaltungstheatern Berlins. Es befand sich bis Juni 2018 im Ku’damm-Karree auf dem Kurfürstendamm. Theater und Komödie am Kurfürstendamm ziehen für eine Übergangszeit ins Schiller Theater um. 2021 soll in ein neu gebautes Boulevardtheater an alter Stelle am Kurfürstendamm zu bezogen werden.

If you need something to laugh about, visit the premiere of the comedy "Monsieur Pierre goes online". On the stage of the Schiller Theatre, the widower Pierre discovers the worlds of the Internet and gets caught up in an online dating mess. Look forward to wit and humour on Sunday evening.

When: 17 March, 6 p.m.
Where: Comedy at Kurfürstendamm in the Schiller Theater, Bismarckstraße 110, Charlottenburg

More information about Monsieur Pierre geht online

Tip 3: KNM CONTEMPORARIES – Music in the Making 2019

Uferstudios in Berlin Wedding
Uferstudios in Berlin Wedding © Uferstudios

Today's composers and musicians open the doors of the Uferstudio to the launch of KNM Contemporaries. Here for four days everything revolves around music. Presentation rounds, public rehearsals of the chamber ensemble "Neue Musik" and concerts will focus on works by the new, young generation of composers. An event for music fans and all composers of the future.

When: 18 - 19 March
Where: Uferstudios, Studio 1, Uferstraße 23, Mitte

More information about KNM CONTEMPORARIES

Tip 4: St. Patrick‘s Day Festival

Concert © Getty Images, Foto: Jena Ardell

Celebrate the Irish National Day here in Berlin. The St. Patrick's Day Festival takes place this weekend for the eighth time in our capital. You can expect a variety of Irish artists, musicians and streetfood providers. With bagpipes, Irish dancers and the rugby tournament, which can be seen live, you will experience the culture of Ireland on the banks of the river Spree in Kreuzberg.

When: 16 March
Where: Birgit & beer, Schleusenufer 3, Kreuzberg

More information about St. Patrick‘s Day Festival

Tip 5: Continu (Sasha Waltz and Guests)

Continu by Sasha Waltz
Continu by Sasha Waltz © Sebastian Bolesch

24 dancers developed the work "Continu" with Sasha Waltz. With dance, images and music, this choreography represents the themes of change and awakening as well as the forces of nature. Let us surprise you!

When: 15 - 17 March, 8 pm
Where: Haus der Berliner Festspiele, Schaperstraße 24, Wilmersdorf

More information about Continu

Tip 6: Berlin Graphic Days

Fairytales in Berlin
Magic Fairy Tale book © Getty Images, Foto: Eva Carollo Photography

Art all weekend long. On the X Lane site you will find the Berlin Graphic Days for the #13 time. International designers, illustrators and artists show their skills at live paintings and gig poster shows. In the different exhibitions and at the Art Night Market you can look for cool unicums, pictures, t-shirts and posters. Of course, the Art Festival will also be rounded off with culinary delights, food stands, live bands and DJs.

When: 15 - 17 March
Where: X Lane Site, Reichenbergerstraße 154, Kreuzberg

More information about Berlin Graphic Days

Tip 7: Frühjahrskonzert des AOB e.V.

Konzerthaus at Gendarmenmarkt in Berlin
Konzerthaus at Gendarmenmarkt © Gutschera + Osthoff
NUR zur redaktionellen Berichterstattung oder der Bewerbung des Konzerthaus Berlin verwenden! Das Konzerthaus steht als zentrales Gebäude auf dem Gendarmenmarkt im Berliner Ortsteil Mitte. Das klassizistische Bauwerk ist eines der Hauptwerke des Architekten Karl Friedrich Schinkel.

he Akademische Orchester Berlin e.V. and the Humboldt Big Band will present top-class film music at the Konzerthaus Berlin. Under the direction of Róbert Farkas, works by Alfred Newman, John Williams, Georges Delerue and many other well-known composers of film music will be heard in the particularly noble atmosphere of the Großer Saal on the Gendarmenmarkt.

When: 17 March, 11 a.m.
Where: Konzerthaus Berlin, Gendarmenmarkt, Mitte

More information about the concert

Tip 8: Let’s Twist again!

Conservatory Hall in Berlin
Conservatory Hall in Berlin © © Wintergarten Varieté 2017

TLet's Twist again is the motto of the Varieté-Show of the Wintergarten Berlin. With a unique mixture of world-famous hits, acrobats and choreographies, the lifestyle of the fifties is brought back to life on stage.

When: 15 - 17 March, 8 pm
Where: Wintergarten Varieté, Potsdamer Straße 96, Tiergarten

More information about Let’s Twist again!

Tip 9: Opening: Flat Lands & Massive Things - From NL to NYC & Beyond

Visit of an art gallery
Visit of an art gallery © Getty Images, Foto: JGI/Tom Grill

Insights into modern building design are available for all architecture fans in the exhibition "Flat Lands & Massive Things". Projects by the world-famous architects' studio Archi-Tectonics will be on display. This studio is known for its creative working methods and the use of digital technologies in the development of innovative design.

When: Opening 15 March, 6:30pm; 16 - 17 March, 1pm
Where: Aedes am Pfefferberg, Christinenstraße 18 A, Prenzlauer Berg

More information about Flat Lands & Massive Things

Tip 10: Niemand weiß, wie man mich schreibt; Nektarios Vlachopoulos

BKA Theater
© BKA Theater, Foto: Sven Ihlenfeld

Nektaros Vlachopoulos: The Greek-born poetry slammer and winner of numerous cabaret and poetry slam championships comes on stage at the BKA Theater in Berlin. With his solo program "Niemand weiß, wie man mich schreiben" ("Nobody knows how to write me"), the former German teacher presents funny anecdotes from his everyday life.

When: 15 March, 8 p.m.
Where: BKA Theater, Mehringdamm 34, Kreuzberg

More infromation about Nektarios Vlachopoulos' show

Tip 11: James Turrell -  Light installation

Ausstellung von James Turrell -Aural- im Jüdisches Museum Berlin
© (c) visumate

In der begehbaren Installation »Aural« des Künstlers James Turrell bewegen sich die Besucher*innen in einem Licht- und Farbraum, dessen Grenzen nicht wahrnehmbar sind. Die Arbeit des weltweit bedeutendsten »Bildhauers des Lichts« ist in einem temporären Bau im Museumsgarten des Jüdisches Museums Berlin zu sehen und scheint die Gesetze der weltlichen Erfahrung aufzulösen.

You've never seen light art before? Then the installation by Nedelykov Moreira and James Turrell is your chance. Together, the architect and the American artist have transformed the chapel at the Dorotheenstädtischer Friedhof into a permanent light art installation.

When: 16 March, 5:45pm
Where: Chapel Dorotheenstädtischer Friedhof, Chausseestraße 126, Mitte

More information about the installation

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