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BERLIN CALLING! Piranha Picks of the Week - Right here, Right now


Thursday 1 MARCH

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Since 1997 director Peter Atanassov's and producer Sibylle Arndt's aufBruch Gefängnistheater delivers one production after another of serious theater, starring laymen inmates, usually staged behind bars. The Thursday 1 MARCH permiere of "Parsifal" – after Richard Wagner's original opera – will not be available for you if you have not booked in advance – booking from 16 years of age up has to be completed five days ahead with personal legitimization. Upcoming dates and procedure details here

Where: JVA Tegel, Seidelstraße 39, 13507 Berlin // When: 17:30
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Very well available on short notice instead – as pre-announced in last week's picks – is Piranha Recording Artist Lorin Sklamberg with his latest project Sklamberg & the Shepherds

Where: Gorki Theater Berlin / Studio R, Hinter dem Gießhaus 2, 10117 Berlin // When: 20:30
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Friday 2 MARCH

"Zimbabwe Rap Queen" Awa Khiwe is the special guest @ the award ceremony for Clara-Zetkin-Frauenpreis 2018. It is awarded to honor and support extraordinary engagement for the concerns of women – see list of this year's nominees there

Where: Südblock, Admiralstr. 1 – 2, 10999 Berlin // When: 19:00
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Saturday 3 MARCH

From The Housemartins' "Happy Hour" and "Caravan of Love" when he was still Norman Cook to "Right here, Right now" and "The Rockefeller Skank" as Fatboy Slim and back – this geezer knows how to make a crowd party hardy …

Where: Watergate, Falckensteinstr. 49, 10997 Berlin // When: 0:00
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Sunday 4 MARCH

The Go! Team – back with a new album and the old verve

Where: Bi Nuu, Schlesisches Tor, 10997 Berlin // When: 20:00
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Monday 5 MARCH

It is, as we know, wrong to be French - as Al Bundy's Commandement # 2 made clear once and for all. But what about singin' in French? Christine Bovill is bearing the torch of the great Chanson singers of the last century. With special sparks flying from her beautiful Scottish mother tongue – firmly in cheek ;-)

Where: Bar jeder Vernunft, Schaperstraße 24, 10719 Berlin // When: 20:00
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Tuesday 6 MARCH

Nice balance between deadly serious and totally wacky – yet a next generation of New Country, spearheaded by Midland

Where: Frannz Club, Schönhauser Allee 36, 10435 Berlin // When: 19:00
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Wednesday 7 – Friday 9 MARCH

The honored artist will be present both Wednesday and Thursday – with additional guests on all three days @ Wolf's litte Werkschau Monika Treut. The Mönchengladbach born director, producer and writer has been a trailblazer of internaional Queer Cinema – still blazing!

Where: Wolf, Weserstraße 59, 12045 Berlin // When: 19:00 / 21:00 / 18:30
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Thursday 8 MARCH

Swedish sisters Johanna and Klara Söderberg a.k.a. First Aid Kit have made it a habit to cover the heavies or pay homage to them in person – successfully! As with their rendition of the heavenly McGarrigles' "Complainte pour Ste. Catherine" above, so with "Dancing barefoot" for Patti Smith or their own composition "Emmylou" in honor of said Country legend melting away in the audience

Where: Columbiahalle, Columbiadamm 13-21, 10965 Berlin // When: 20:00
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A big part of everything you always wanted to know about the German sensitivies since WWII – but were afraid to ask! "Peppermint Frieden", starring Peter Fonda, kicks off the month-long series of "Kinder-Spiele, Kinder-Blicke – Neue Perspektiven im deutschen Film ( 1945 – 1989 )"

Where: Zeughauskino - Deutsches Historisches Museum, Unter den Linden 2 ( Eingang Spreeseite ), 10117 Berlin // When: Thursday 1 – Friday 30 MARCH, Details here
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Forward in all directions!

Peppermint Frieden!


First Aid Piranha Go! Team


Lead Photo: Fatboy Slim – "Right Here, Right Now" / Directed by Hammer & Tongs. © [ Merlin ] UnionSquareMusic & Skint Records

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