What’s on in Germany: July 16 – 22

What's on in Germany: July 16 - 22
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This Week's Highlights: U2 in Berlin, tennis in Hamburg, and Sven Väth drops in for an all-day party in Munich.




Sure Bono and the boys are Irish, but they’re named after a Berlin U-Bahn line. What better place to experience the amazing new stage set up of their 360 Degrees tour, than Berlin’s massive Olympic Stadium? Snow Patrol opens the show.

Price: €87

Location: Olympic Stadium, Olympischer Platz

Times: Saturday, July 18, 7pm

Ticket Hotline: 01805 570 070 (.14/minute)

More Information: www.u2.com

Guru’s Jazzmatazz

The Hip Hop Jazz Messenger takes the tunes from his “Back to the Future” disc, volume four of his Jazzmatazz album series, to the Astra dance floor Friday night. Solar and the 7 Grand Players help jazz it up.

Price: €20

Location: Astra Kulturhaus, Revaler Strasse 99

Times: Friday, July 17, 9pm

Phone: 030 69 56 68 40

More Information: www.astra-berlin.de


Thomas Kilpper – State of Control

A new exhibition, presented by the Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, has the former Ministry for State Security of the GDR covered in cut-outs and images that deal with issues of state surveillance and repression. Walk through the exhibition with the Stuttgart-born artist Thursday.

Price: Free

Location: Former GDR Ministry for State Security (MfS), Normannenstrasse 19

Times: Thursday, July 16, 5pm

Phone: 030 280 7020

More Information: www.nbk.org



Shorts at Moonlight

Short films flicker across the a screen at Frankfurt’s historic Höchst Castle starting Thursday night, when live music adds to the magical mood for the opening evening of the three-day event.

Price: €6

Location: Frankfurt Höchst – Schlossterrasse

Times: Thursday, July 16; Friday, July 17; Saturday, July 18; 8pm

More Information: cms.shortsatmoonlight.de


Herb Workshop: Chives, Thyme, and More

Kids eight and up can smell and taste all kinds of herbs in this educational and entertaining workshop at the KulturForum Hattersheim, just outside Frankfurt, this Thursday. Their culinary efforts will culminate in an aromatic quark.

Price: €3

Location:KulturForum Hattersheim, Am Markt 7

Times: Thursday, July 16, 3-5:30pm

Phone: 06190 934515

More Information: www.kulturforum.de



German Open Hamburg

From Nikolay Davydenko to Fernando Verdasco, the top male tennis players from around the world will battle it out on Rothenbaum’s clay courts all week long. Catch all the heated action starting Saturday.

Price: €15 – 270

Location: Rothenbaum, Hallerstrasse

Times: Saturday, July 18 – Sunday, July 26

Tickets: 040 411 78 411

More Information: german-open-hamburg.de


Open Air Cinema

See Slumdog Millionaire, Sneak Preview, and The Dark Knight this weekend as Hamburg’s Streits Film Theatre celebrates its one-year anniversary as the city’s home of English cinema with a trio of open-air screenings.

Price: €8

Location: Streits Filmtheater Hamburg, Jungfernstieg 38

Times: Thursday, July 16 – Saturday, July 18; 10:30pm

Tickets: 040 34 60 51

More Information: german-open-hamburg.de



Greenfields Open Air

Party under a blue sky all Sunday long. Superstar DJ Sven Vath headlines this mid-summer dance party extravaganza.

Price: €29

Location: Galopprennbahn, Graf-Lehndorff-Strasse 36

Times: Sunday, July 19, 11am-10pm

More Information: www.worldleague.de

Hansjoerg Dobliar Book Launch

Celebrate the release of volume two of German artist Hansjoerg Dobliar’s book The Delicate Deformation Thursday night at Kunstverein München. Pinakothek der Modern’s Bernhard Schwenk introduces the event and Hans-Juergen Hafner, Daniela Stöppel, Stefan Lenhart provide the music.

Price: Free

Location: Kunstverein München, Galeriestrasse 4

Times: Thursday, July 16, 8:30pm

Phone: 089 221 152

More Information: www.kunstverein-muenchen.de

Matchless Magazine Launch Party

A new Munich-based online magazine celebrates its launch with a kick-off party Thursday. Join the crew at München72.

Price: Free

Location: München72, Kohlstrasse 11

Times: Thursday, July 16, 7pm

More Information: www.matchlessmagazine.de

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