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BERLIN CALLING! Piranha Picks of the Week - Papito


Thursday 28 DECEMBER + Friday 29 DECEMBER

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© "Piaf meets Brel"

In reality they never did, although Jaques Brel wrote a song for Edith Piaf when she was already terminally ill – „Je m'en remets à toi“. But what if they had?

Where: Kammermusiksaal der Philharmonie, Herbert-von-Karajan-Straße 1, 10785 Berlin // When: Tursday 28, 20:00
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Where: Universität der Künste, Hardenbergstraße 33, 10623 Berlin // When: Friday 29, 20:00
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Also, please remember last week's pick Randgruppencombo – keepin' on carryin' their late frontman Gundermann's torch

Where: Columbia Theater, Columbiadamm 9-11, 10965 Berlin // When: Tursday 28 DECEMBER + Friday 29 DECEMBER, 20:00
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Friday 29 DECEMBER + Saturday 30 DECEMBER

Betwixt the years – as we call the time between Christmas and New Year's Day in German – Berlin's premier Folk orchestra 17 Hippies plays Kesselhaus to enthusiastic response. Like every year – so this one

Where: Kesselhaus der Kulturbrauerei, Schönhauser Allee 36, 10435 Berlin // When: 20:30
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For her new show "PAPITO - Eine Metzgete mit Barockmusikern", the touring version of her new album "Papito", official WOMEX 2004 Essen showcase artist Erika Stucky – a spectacle easily matching her native Switzerland and her adopted home California combined – teams up with former Einstürzende Neubauten percussionist FM Einheit and Knut Jensen & La Cetra Barockorchester Basel. Excursion for all of us to

Where: Waschhaus Potsdam, Schiffbauergasse 6, 14467 Potsdam // When: 20:00
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Sunday 31 DECEMBER

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Martin Rentzsch, Wolfgang Michael, Sascha Nathan / © Birgit Hupfeld

Berlin double premiere for Yasmina Reza's modern classic "Kunst", directed by new BE manager Oliver Reese

Where: Berliner Ensemble, Bertolt-Brecht-Platz 1, 10117 Berlin // When: 17:00 sold out – some remainders at the box office / 21:00 tickets at copy date still available
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And on into the year's NYE night of the nights – for instance deep into SO36 for some real life Berlin partyin' @ the heart of the Kiez with "Kreuzberg calling – Die Silvestersause", on to our friends @ YAAM and Gretchen – or anywhere else you might think of. Have a safe trip!

Monday 1 JANUARY

Very possibly the exact right kind of physiotherapy for the night of New Year's Eve ;-) ; be good to yourself – schunkel some, among other ways of getting in the groove with Berlin Malwonians Shmaltz and their new album "Insel ohne Namen"

Where: Kulturhaus Centre Bagatelle, Zeltinger Str. 6, 13465 Berlin // When: 18:00
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Tuesday 2 JANUARY

More famous abroad than at her old country – yet Ute Lemper almost single-handedly keeps the ambitious German song alive internationally

Where: Philharmonie, Herbert-von-Karajan-Straße 1, 10785 Berlin // When: 20:00
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Wednesday 3 JANUARY

When not busy with first class stage acting throughout the country, Carinthian Eva Brunner maintains her solo programme "Leck Oarsch" ( "Kiss ass" ) – a sinister potpourri of song and joke the Austrian way

Where: Wildenbruch Bar, Wildenbruchstr. 68, 12045 Berlin // When: 20:00
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Thursday 4 JANUARY

A musical journey back to Berlin in the 1930's and back – "Hebrew Accent" record release, Nitsan Bernstein's debut album, presented live with her regular stage act The Third Generation Cabaret

Where: b-flat, Dircksenstr. 40, 10178 Berlin // When: 21:00
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Forward in all directions and a Happy New Year!


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Lead Photo: Erika Stucky / © Mirco Taliercio

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