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BERLIN CALLING! Piranha Picks of the Week - Offbeat Council


Thursday 8 MARCH – Friday 23 MARCH / Friday 9 MARCH – Sunday 11 MARCH

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"The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex" – Zeughauskino / DHM

Accompanied by film series "Erich Wolfgang Korngold – Komponieren für die Leinwand" @ Zeughauskino, Deutsche Oper invites to "Symposium: Opera and Film" about the interdependencies between both media / formats. Film programme @ Zeughauskino from Thursday 8 to Friday 23 March; symposium @ Deutsche Oper from Friday 9 to Sunday 11 March

SymposiumWhere: Deutsche Oper, Bismarckstraße 35, 10627 Berlin // When: Friday 9 March, 15:00 / Saturday 10 March, 10:00 / Sunday 11 March, 11:00 – Admission free
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Film programmeWhere: Zeughauskino, Unter den Linden 2, Deutsches Historisches Museum ( Eingang Spreeseite ), 10117 Berlin // When: Thursday 8 – Friday 23 March
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And a little reminder of last week's picks' First Aid Kit

Where: Columbiahalle, Columbiadamm 13-21, 10965 Berlin // When: 20:00
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Friday 9 MARCH

Rhoda Dakar's "The Boiler" about a woman getting assaulted and raped – an even more intense live version here – was banned from the official BBC playlists in 1982. Ska festival "Offbeat Council Vol. 5" presents the former Special AKA singer backed by Berlin / Leipzig outfit The Magic Touch – along with Vespa, Port Royal and DJ DC Reverend rockin' the party afterwards

Where: Slaughterhouse, Lehrter Str. 35, 10557 Berlin // When: 20:30
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Saturday 10 MARCH

"Berlin's biggest Endorphin filling station" – they say. Join in, let it all out @ Lars Neugebauer's and Einstürzende Neubauten percussionist N.U. Unruh's Drum Klub participation bonanza

Where: ufaFabrik, Viktoriastr. 10-18, U6 Ullsteinstrasse, 12105 Berlin // When: 20:30
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Sunday 11 MARCH

Coming from countries with extensive coastlines alike, in 2007 Paolo Fresu ( Sardegna ), Richard Galliano ( France ) and Jan Lundgren ( Sweden ) met on their common "Mare Nostrum". 2016 saw "Mare Nostrum II" – presented live now

Where: NIkolaisaal Potsdam, Wilhelm-Staab-Str. 10/11, 14467 Potsdam // When: 19:30
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Monday 12 MARCH

Classic Indian Raga and contemporary guitar virtuosity join come together in Pandit Ranajit Sengupta's and Andre Krengel's common project. Free entry to a maximum of 200 guests with sufficient legal legitimation – for details see here or @ the facebook event below

Where: India in Germany ( Embassy of India, Berlin ), Tiergartenstr. 17, 10785 Berlin // When: 18:00
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Tuesday 13 MARCH

A legend of the vanishing GDR song tradtion, a surviver with many a story to tell – Barbara Thalheim. This time around – "Vorsicht! Frau" – about Clara Zetkin and Greta Kuckhoff, about women she met in Africa and about the chances Rosa Luxemburg would stand today

Where: Kammermusiksaal der Philharmonie, Herbert-von-Karajan-Str. 1, 10785 Berlin // When: 16:00
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Wednesday 14 MARCH

When not indulging in their original core competence of Classical Music entirely as above, Orbis Quartett do like to get a little cheesy and / or beatlesk, too. Plus very intensely Asian traditional – but that you have to go see for yourself

Where: Donau115, Donaustraße 115, 12043 Berlin // When: 20:30
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Thursday 15 MARCH

Finishing up their short series "Leaving and Staying: Perspectives on Mobility in African Film" with "Touki Bouki" is bi'bak - the non-profit association for contemporary art and community-based projects in Wedding's Prinzenallee; followed by a Q & A with film theorist and film reviewer Thierno Ibrahima Dia from Senegal

Where: bi'bak, Prinzenallee 59, 13359 Berlin // When: 19:30
Click here for the facebook event and here for the series' next to last screening on Thursday 8 MARCH at the beginning of this Picks' week

Forward in all directions!

Prowling mare nostrum, superum, inferum, externum et angustum full throttle

Your insatiable little Piranha Swarm

Lead Photo: Deutsche Oper / "Rienzi, der letzte der Tribunen" © Bettina Stoess

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