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BERLIN CALLING! Piranha Picks of the Week - Safe Haven Berlin


Thursday 29 MARCH

At the end of his 3 month @ "Safe Haven Berlin" with Perpetuum Mobile and SAVVY Contemporary, Zimbabwen writer, poet, musician and human rights activist Nkosilathi Emmanuel Moyo Snr. presents his book "Dismantling the System of Mugabeism" which he finished during his "Artists at Risk – Safe Haven Berlin" residency. Some of his music @ YouTube

Where: SAVVY Contemporary, Plantagenstraße 31, 13347 Berlin // When: 19:00
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Cheesy trivia: Spliff re-incarnation Froon's 1988 hymn to freedom fighter goin' dictator hier – a time when nobody could foresee how things would turn out, to be fair


Also day 2 of Gilad Atzmon and his Orient House Ensemble's 2 day residence @ A-Trane as featured in last week's picks

Where: A-Trane, Pestalozzistraße 105, 10625 Berlin // When: 21:00
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Friday 30 MARCH

Juan Atkins – who's Model 500 "No UFOs" arguably has been the first Techno track ever – returns to Tresor, where – in its former location – he was jointly responsible for the start of the Berlin Techno craze from 1991 on

Where: Tresor, Köpenicker Straße 70, 10179 Berlin // When: 0:00 ( Atkins @ 4:00 )
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Friday 30 MARCH + Saturday 31 MARCH

Jack White, in an interview by former WOMEX guide editor Johannes Waechter, just complained that the knowledge of the Blues as the foundation of everything contemporary musical of any relevancy is vanishing more and more. Do Jack a favour + let Joe Bonamassa make you catch up; all the British youngsters already have done so – see 0:25 etc. in the video above ;-)

Where: Tempodrom, Möckerstraße 10, 10963 Berlin // When: 20:00
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Sunday 1 APRIL

Zimmer 16 – a project of Förderverein Mikado e.V. – again + again presents amazing, internationally renowned acts on the stage of the former cinema it occupies. Here's "A North Atlantic Bridge Concert" with Máire Breatnach and Thomas Loefke from Ireland and Germany meeting up with Kristian Blak from the Faroese. Unless it's an April Fool's hoax?

Where: Zimmer 16, Florastraße 16, 13187 Berlin // When: 20:00
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Monday 2 APRIL

Alexander von Schlippenbach, a Free Jazz monolith, born in Berlin and still living here, plays the city up and down continuously. Easter Monday with Antonio Borghini ( b ) and Andrea Marcelli ( dr ) @

Where: Schlot, Invalidenstraße 117, 10115 Berlin // When: 21:00
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Tuesday 3 APRIL

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Rockabilly and the like until the doctor comes – and then for 4 weeks more. Live from his beloved Bassy Cowboy Club – which is to close shop on April 30 – goes this edition of Die Ärzte drummer Bela B.'s April edition of "Die Sendung" on air. You want to witness it on location – contact Radioeins @ the email address provided here

Where: Bassy Club, Schönhauser Allee 176 a, 10119 Berlin // When: 20:00
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Wednesday 4 APRIL – Sunday 7 APRIL

Docking in, sort of, @ last week's picks' Exhibition of the Week"Underground and Improvisation. Alternative Music and Art after 1968" – is Kollektiv für Komponierte & Improvisierte Musik's "KIM FEST 2018". Free music in Berlin – the next generation @

Where: Werkstatt der Kulturen, Wissmannstraße 32, 12049 Berlin // When: 19:30
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Thursday 5 APRIL

Jonas Hellborg from Gothenburg / Sweden has been the hot bass player in Jazz for ages. For "Duality" – a promising collaboration not yet officially put to the test – he teams up with former Olympic aspirant, singer and percussionist from Kansas, Vinx:

Where: A-Trane, Pestalozzistraße 105, 10625 Berlin // When: 21:00
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Forward in all directions!

Happy holidays!

Your Model 2018 Easter Piranhas


Lead Photo: Vinx – Groove Heroes Teaser / Lproduction - YouTube

Lead Photo: Eve Risser @ Chamber Remix Cologne 2016 / Albrecht Maurer - YouTube

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