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BERLIN CALLING! Piranha Picks of the Week - La Dame Blanche

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La Dame Blanche – Thursday 12 JULY @ YAAM, see below



Thursday 5 JULY



When Alaa Zouiten is not curating the Maghreb focus @ Werkstatt der Kulturen's booming "Arab Song Jam" – it's Syrian Wassim Mukdad's turn – with a view into the other regions. This time the focus is Lebanon with the singer Abdallah Rahhal.

Where: Werkstatt der Kulturen, Wissmannstr. 92, 12049 Neukölln // When: 19:30 – admission free
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Meanwhile, "Edit Film Culture!" kicks off @ silent green Kulturquartier – festival @ silent green, exhibition @ SAVVY Contemporary + film series @ Arsenal until Sunday 22 JULY

Opening Where: silent green Kulturquatier, Gerichtstr. 35, 13347 Berlin // When: 19:00
For a teaser + some basic links covering everything see last week's picks
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Friday 6 JULY – PIRANHA / WOMEX SPECIAL I



Venezuelan Parrando luminaries Betsayda Machado y la Parranda el ClavoWOMEX 2017 Showcase act @ Katowice – in support of German-Venezuelan aid project AleVen Humanitäre Hilfe e.V. @

Where: Ballhaus Berlin, Chauseestr. 102, 10115 Berlin // When: 21:30
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Saturday 7 JULY



A key figure on Berlin's live music circuit from the moment he appeared on the scene in 1970 – "Saxophone Joe Kucera wird 75" and celebrates with companions and friends

Where: Rickenbackers Music Inn, Bundesallee 194 b, 10717 Berlin // When: 21:00
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Sunday 8 JULY



The latest insiders' tip on the World Music scene – Madalitso Band from Malawi. A gardener and a guard, home-made instruments + equally infectious high spirits and songs

Where: Quasimodo Restaurant, Kantstr. 12 a, 10623 Berlin // When: 20:00 – admission free
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Monday 9 JULY



Sister Sledge announcing their shows in Manchester and Glasgow – right after their support slot for Earth, Wind & Fire @ Berlin's annual "Classic Open Air". Classic!? Yes – classic! "Classics of Soul & Funk", as the promoter calls the evening, tongue firmly in cheek – remember?

Where: Gendarmenmarkt, Französische Str. 25, 10117 Berlin // When: 19:30
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Tuesday 10 JULY



Deeply rooted in Forro, Tango and the Afro-Colombian vernacular, flying high on Ska, Rock, Funk and Electronics – Muntchako trio from Brasília

Where: YAAM, An der Schillingbrücke 3, 10243 Berlin // When: 22 ( Doors )
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Wednesday 11 JULY



Field day for nostalgics and ostalgics alike – "EM4 | Berliner Studios für elektroakustische Musik: Das Subharchord", an evening about legendary GDR synthesizer Subharchord

Where: Akademie der Künste, Hanseatenweg 10, 10557 Berlin // When: 20:00
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Thursday 12 JULY – PIRANHA / WOMEX SPECIAL II



Self-assured, flamboyant, full of relish – WOMEX 2017 Showcase act La Dame Blanche brings her lively Cuban Cumbia Hip-Hop Dancehall mix across the pond. A clip from her thrilling WOMEX show @ Katowice here

Where: YAAM, An der Schillingbrücke 3, 10243 Berlin // When: 20 ( Doors )
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Lead Photo: La Dame Blanche – WOMEX 2017 Katowice © Jacob Crawfurd

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