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BERLIN CALLING! Piranha Picks of the Week - Underground and Improvisation

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Thursday 22 MARCH – PIRANHA / WOMEX SPECIAL I



offWOMEX 17 Showcase artists 47Soul – the pioneers of Shamstep, the new electronic music that is fundamentally Levantine and unmistakably London – back in Berlin

Where: Musik & Frieden, Falckensteinstr. 48, 10997 Berlin // When: 19:00
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Exhibition "[laut] Die Welt hören" / "[sound] Listening to the World", pre-announced via its opening @ last week's picks, off course will run for a while – until Sunday 16 SEPTEMBER 2018

Where: Humboldt-Box, Schlossplatz 5, 10178 Berlin // When: Opening Thursday 22 MARCH 17:00 / Exhibition dates until Sunday 16 SEPTEMBER 2018 10:00 – 19:00
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Friday 23 MARCH – PIRANHA / WOMEX SPECIAL II



Berlin's hottest new club – arkaoda Berlin – presents WOMEX 09 official Showcase act Analog Africa together with Eli Pavel & Coco Maria and the Spiritczualic Enhancement Orchestra

Where: arkaoda Berlin, Karl-Marx Platz 16, 12043 Berlin // When: 20:00
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Saturday 24 MARCH



Gevorg Dabaghyan is the leading duduk virtuoso in Rose Eisen's ambitious project "Sayat Nova – Troubadour des Kaukasus". With the "Spring Concert", the Yerewan born photographer, curator and cultural ambassador puts the Armenian Poet and Singer of the 18th century onto Berlin's musical map. Complete top-class line-up with comprensive infos here

Where: Kesselhaus, Schönhauser Allee 36, 10435 Berlin // When: 20:00
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Sunday 25 MARCH



His relocation first to Rotterdam, then to Germany, seems to have strengthened Ahmet Aslan's awareness of his Kurdish / Zaza roots rather than letting it fade. The mythical traditions of his Alevist community cautiously accompanied on tembur, cura, bağlama and guitar

Where: Heimathafen Neukölln, Karl-Marx-Straße 141, 12043 Berlin // When: 20:00
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Sunday 25 + Monday 26 MARCH



With "Vanessa da Mata & Daniel Jobim for Amazonia" ( Day 2 ), Funkhaus Berlin hosts its first charity event – two evenings with Latin Grammy winner da Mata and Tom Jobim grandson daniel with a selection of the great Tom Jobim songbook. Parts of the proceeds go to Target e.V. – working to protect the rainforest – and Instituto Antônio Carlos Jobim in Rio de Janeiro

Where: Funkhaus Berlin, Nalepastraße 18, 12459 Berlin // When: 20:00
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Tuesday 27 MARCH



Algerian Tuareg sextet Imarhan's 2016 debut album "Temet was released in Kreuzberg by legendary Indie label City Slang – home of Calexico, Lambchop and many more before and after. Desert Rock – the next generation

Where: Lido, Cuvrystraße 7, 10997 Berlin // When: 20:00
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Wednesday 28 MARCH



2010 documentary "Anadolu'nun Kayıp Şarkıları – Lost Songs of Anatolia" takes to the stage – with a multi-media presentation of orginal docu footage trading spots with a hard rockin' state of the art live band

Where: Lido, Cuvrystraße 7, 10997 Berlin // When: 21:00
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Wednesday 28 + Thursday 29 MARCH – PIRANHA / WOMEX SPECIAL III



Commemorating the 50th anniversary of John Coltrane's passing, WOMEX 03 official Showcase act Gilad Atzmon last summer presented his tribute "The Spirit of Trane" with his Orient House Ensemble and the Sigamos String Quartet. Without the strings @ Charlottenburg's aptly named home of Live Jazz:

Where: A-Trane, Pestalozzistraße 105, 10625 Berlin // When: 21:00
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EXHIBITION/S OF THE WEEK

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Peter Kowald + A.R. Penck @ Workshop Freie Musik, Akademie der Künste/Berlin, 1984 / Foto: Dagmar Gebers © Dagmar Gebers/FMP-Publishing, VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2018

Two for the price of one one – "Underground and Improvisation. Alternative Music and Art after 1968" combines the exhibitions [/B]"Notes from the Underground – Art and Alternative Music in Eastern Europe 1968–1994"[/B] and "Free Music Production / FMP: The Living Music". A plethora of concert recordings, photographs, posters, flyers, original documents, interviews and many previously unpublished videos provide more than one look into half a century of offbeat, funky musical activities both in the Eastern and the Western parts of the city and beyond

Where: Akademie der Künste, Hanseatenweg 10, 10557 Berlin // When: Until Sunday 6 MAY, Tue – Sun 11:00 – 19:00
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