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BERLIN CALLING! Piranha Picks of the Week - Refavela 40


Gilberto Gil & Amigos – "Refavela 40" / Thursday 19 JULY @ Haus der Kulturen der Welt, see below

Thursday 12 JULY

Crossing over to ALL musical genres available anywhere – that's the spirit! Eclectic Music eXtravaganza ( EMX ) presents "New York meets Berlin"

Where: Ballhaus Berlin, Chausseestr. 102, 10115 Berlin // When: 20:00
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And afterwards you might STILL be in time for WOMEX 17 Showcase act La Dame Blanche to actually enter the stage – see last week's picks

Where: YAAM, An der Schillingbrücke 3, 10243 Berlin // When: 20 ( Doors )
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Friday 13 JULY

Joy Tyson and Darlini Singh Kaul are Farafi – two women based in East India with a faible for African chants and the like of particularly outstanding seduction power. On the turntables, DJ Najib

Where: Artistania, Neckarstr. 19, 12053 Berlin // When: 22:00
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Saturday 14 JULY

Pierre Kwenders meets up with Awesome Tapes from Africa, the RE:BOOT initiative and Tom Simmert from Archiv für die Musik Afrikas @ Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz for many a groove and a beat plus a lecture on African Music conquering the European club scene. Plenty food for body AND brain :-)

Where: Father Graham, Friedrichstr. 180 – 184, 10117 Berlin // When: 21:00 ( Doors )
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Sunday 15 JULY

Running since Saturday 7 JULY, "Tape Art Convention 2018", today holds the first of three Workshops – following dates Sunday 22 JULY + Sunday 29 JULY

Where: Neurotitan Galerie von Schwarzenberg e.V., Rosenthalerstraße 39, 10178 Berlin // When: 12:00 – 18:00
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Monday 16 JULY

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"Kollektives Erinnern" © Andrea Keiz

As part of "Open Spaces / Sommer Tanz 2018", video installation "Kollektives Erinnern" takes a look into the history of 40 years of Tanzfabrik Berlin, the kind of knowledge it acquired, how and why it did so et cetera et cetera. Vernissage including a talk with the artist, Andrea Keiz

Where: Tanzfabrik Berlin – Uferstudios / Uferstudio 12, Uferstr. 23, 13357 Berlin // When: 18:00 – Installation until Sunday 22 JULY
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Tuesday 17 JULY

Rufus Wainwright's latest single – a recent rendition by it's author for comparison here – as an appetizer for a Canadian Queercore double with The Hidden Cameras @

Where: Apostel-Paulus-Kirche, Klixstr. 2, 10823 Berlin // When: 20:00
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WOMEX 15 Showcase act Chancha Via Circuito meets WOMEX 18 Showcase act Uji with a slice of M.Rux & The Drums

Where: Gretchen, Obentrautstr. 19 – 21, 10963 Berlin // When: 20:30
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Thursday 19 JULY

While his president Lula serves a prison term for corruption, MPB / Tropicália legend and former Brazilian Minister of Culture Gilberto Gil is back on the road with amigos like Mayra Andrade performing his 1977 album "Refavela"

Where: Haus der Kulturen der Welt, John-Foster-Dulles-Allee 10, 10557 Berlin // When: 20:00
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Forward in all directions!

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Lead Photo: Gilberto Gil & Amigos – "Refavela 40" © Paola Alfamor

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