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BERLIN CALLING! Piranha Picks of the Week - Black History Month

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Thursday 1 FEBRUARY – Wednesday 28 FEBRUARY

February is international "Black History Month", in Berlin expressly so @ Werkstatt der Kulturen

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Kick-off with "Arab Song Jam goes Sudanese Tradition"

Where: Werkstatt der Kulturen, Wissmannstraße 32, 12049 Berlin // When: Thursday 1 FEBRUARY, 19:30
Click here for the facebook event and here for the complete BHM 2018 @ Werkstatt programme

Also a little reminder of the Deutsche Oper Garage Sale @ Wilmersdorfer Arcaden we pointed to in last week's picks

Where: Wilmersdorfer Arcacden, Wilmersdorfer Straße 46, 10627 Berlin // When: Thursday 1 FEBRUARY – Saturday 3 FEBRUARY, 10:00 – 20:00
Click here for the facebook event


Friday 2 FEBRUARY + Saturday 3 FEBRUARY

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Back on the schedule for 2 days is the final part of Heimathafen's "Neukölln Trilogie""Arabqueen oder das andere Leben". Back and forth for Mariam between the strict Muslim traditions of her family and the permissive Western world around. Based on a true story – trailer here

Where: Heimathafen Neukölln, Karl-Marx-Straße 141, 12043 Berlin // When: 19:30
Click here for the facebook event


Saturday 3 FEBRUARY



From playing the guitar on her own to a short-lived duo with Alamnou Akrouni to trio Les Filles de Illighaded and touring internationally in merely 2 years – since Christopher Kirkley started supporting her with his label Sahel Sounds, Fatou Seidi Ghali from rural Illighaded / Niger rockets to the stars at the speed of light. For the first time in Berlin:

Where: Volksbühne Berlin – Roter Salon, Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz, 10178 Berlin // When: 20:00
Click here for the facebook event / And check out Christopher Kirkley's Sahel Sounds and especially neopan kollektiv's documentary "a story of Sahel Sounds" when you get a chance


Sunday 4 FEBRUARY

That's the way to do it! Everything you need to know by the artist himself – or shall we call him the "protagonist" this time around? "Henry Rollins' "Travel Slideshow":



Where: RBB, Masurenallee 8-14, 14057 Berlin // When: 20:00
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Monday 5 FEBRUARY

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All info displayed – with the exception of the direkt contact to the free tickets: kontakt@vocantare.de

Where: Kammermusiksaal der Philharmonie, Herbert-von-Karajan-Str. 1, 10785 Berlin // When: 19:30
Click here for the facebook event


Tuesday 6 FEBRUARY



19-year old Texan Khalid Robinson, known as Khalid, who spent 6 years with his US Army mom in fussy Heidelberg among other places, is so smooth and mellow, he in a way virtually created his own R&B variant – even slower and softer as the genre comes across these days anyway …

Where: Huxleys, Hasenheide 107 - 113, 10967 Berlin // When: 20:00
Click here for the facebook event


Wednesday 7 FEBRUARY

They're a living legend of old GDR avantgarde – if not completely un-questioned so. 35 years' anniversary for Sandow
– celebrated @ fellow GDR legend Volksbühne am Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz. The band's latest single "Cupidus" here

Where: Volksbühne Berlin, Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz, 10178 Berlin // When: 20:00
Click here for the facebook event


Thursday 8 FEBRUARY



If THAT ain't serious Americana – what is? Joe Henry

Where: Quasimodo, Kantstrasse 12a, 10623 Berlin // When: 22:00
Click here for the facebook event


Forward in all directions!

Yours sincerely

Les Filles de Piranha

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Lead Photo: Les Filles de Illighadad

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