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BERLIN CALLING! Piranha Picks of the Week - Knigge in Neukölln

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Thursday 18 JANUARY – Saturday 20 JANUARY



It's now or never! Musical director Fabrizio Cassol and choreographer and director Alain Platel
bring Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's "Requiem" into the present with an international cast decidedly reading it against their respective personal musical backgrounds including Jazz, Opera and popular African music

Where: Haus der Berliner Festspiele, Schaperstraße 24, 10719 Berlin // When: 20:00
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Meanwhile, a little reminder of last week's picks, at least on Thursday 18 Jaqee sees to her crowd @

Where: Barkett, Czeminskistraße 10, 10829 Berlin // When: 20:30
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Friday 19 JANUARY

Off our German mainstream, BalFolk is a fixture in the Francophone world. Swing a leg to SousLePont and Diatonics / Budweis



Where: Wabe, Danziger Str. 101, 10405 Berlin // When: 19:00
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Saturday 20 JANUARY



For "Arab Song Jam goes Maghreb # 3 – Marokko" – an evening of new interpretations of traditional Moroccan songs – curator Alaa Zouiten welcomes special guest Belbachir Youssef

Where: Werkstatt der Kulturen, Wissmannstraße 32, 12049 Berlin // When: 19:30
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Sunday 21 JANUARY

Theory and practice – in reverse order. First the practice – with the unspeakable's and unlinkable's first year in office completed, Democrats abroad's Berlin Women's March has its first anniversary, too

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Where: Brandenburger Tor, Pariser Platz, 10117 Berlin // When: 11:00
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Afterwards the theory – in this case a look on the effect on the attendants by Yair Klartag and Mona el Gammal talking about the concept of immersion in arts as part of last week's pick "Ultraschall Berlin - Festival für Neue Musik"

Where: Pierre Boulez Saal, Französische Straße 33 D, 10117 Berlin // When: 15:30
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And back to the practice – Ukranian power trio Panivalkova:



Where: Prachtwerk, Ganghoferstr. 2, 12043 Berlin // When: 19:00
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Monday 22 JANUARY

Indulging in nostalgia more than absolutely necessary – we're not really sure about that as a concept, to be honest. Battling against each other while doing so musically, does indeed sound like some fun, though! "Let's swing once more – The Big Band Battle – Berlin vs. Prag" has our local top dog of the genre Andrej Hermlin and his Swing Dance Orchestra in one corner – and Ondrej Havelka and his Melody Makers in the other:



Audience decides on the winner!

Where: Wintergarten, Potsdamer Straße 96, 10785 Berlin // When: 20:00
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Tuesday 23 JANUARY + Wednesday 24 JANUARY



Upset Feminists of Afghanistan is a group of feminist men from Afghanistan which calls for the impossible – the abolition of capitalist patriarchy; feminization of politics, economy and culture; a new Afghan feminist "Knigge" – the traditional German book of etiquette. Afghan theatre collective AZDAR/PARWAZ's "Knigge in Kabul"

Where: Heimathafen Neukölln, Karl-Marx-Straße 141, 12043 Berlin // When: 19:30
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Wednesday 24 JANUARY – Sunday 28 JANUARY



Following up on the "Greek Film Week" from Monday 1 JANUARY to Wednesday 24 JANUARY, "Hellas Filmbox" – the first Greek film festival in Berlin – backed up by concerts, exhibitions and talks, takes a close look into 35 contemporary Greek productions

Where: Urban Spree, Revaler Str. 99, 10245 Berlin // When: Wednesday 24 JANUARY – Sunday 28 JANUARY
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Thursday 25 JANUARY – PIRANHA / WOMEX SPECIAL

It rained cats and dogs at the open air Showcase location @ WOMEX 2003 in Sevilla – but Amparanoia rocked the house nevertheless. And just like that she will steam up Lido – even if winter should rampage the Kreuzberg streets outside. The leading voice of Spanish Alt.Rock, approaching the Grande Dame phase – it used to be like this:



Where: Lido, Cuvrystrasse 7, 10997 Berlin // When: 19:00
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Lead Photo: Amparanoia - "Me lo hago sola"

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