What's on in Germany: October 22 - 28

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What's on in Germany: October 22 - 28

This Week's Highlights: A Little Mermaid ballet in Hamburg, Super 8 films in Frankfurt, and Berlin hosts an art show in a historic bathhouse.




Mindy Weisel Exhibition Opening

As the daughter of Auschwitz survivors, and one of the first children born at the Bergen-Belsen displaced person's camp after World War II, it's no surprise that Mindy Weisel often aims to "create light out of darkness" with her art. See works on paper as well as metal and glass pieces in this new exhibition.

Price: Free

Location: Lorch+Seidel Galerie, Tucholskystrasse 38

Times: Thursday, October 22, 7-9pm (Opening); Tuesday - Friday, 1-7pm;

through December 5 (Regular Hours)

Phone: 030 978 939 35

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Spirits Exhibition Opening

Twenty three artists display their work within the 1600-square-meter Stadtbad Wedding, starting Friday. Wander through the historic bath house and view haunting images by Julien Rouvroy, Betti Scholz, Benjamin Rubloff and others. Rama Gottfried's music box installation fills the vast, empty swimming pool.

Price: Free

Location: Stadtbad Wedding, Gerichtstrasse 65

Times: Friday, October 23, 7pm (Opening); 12-8pm, Saturday, October 24 - Tuesday, October 27 (Regular Hours)

Phone: 0163 769 2772

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Ounem, Vernacular, and Alain et Laurent

Swiss bands bring their "sonic soundbending," "abstract hip-hop," and "rock ballads" to Berlin's White Rabbit Saturday night. Embark on a 2 hour and 15 minute musical odyssey.

Price: €5

Location: White Rabbit, Potsdamer Strasse 98

Times: Saturday, October 24, 8pm

Phone: 030 5306 0948

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Jan Delay & Disko No. 1

After opening for Christina Aguilera two years ago, the flashy hip hop artist Jan Delay has been on a roll. Once a member of the group Beginner, he shares the stage with Disko No. 1

Price: €29.85

Location: Palladium, Schanzenstrasse 40

Times: Sunday, October 25, 8pm

Tickets: 0185 0042 22 (.14/Min)

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Commerzbank Frankfurt Marathon

It's too late to register to run, but you can still go and cheer on your favourite track stars and 10-minute mile runners, as the Frankfurt Marathon winds its way through town.

Price: Free

Location: Festhalle, Ludwig-Erhard-Anlage 1

Times: Sunday, October 25, 11am

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Helga Fanderl - Super 8 Films

This weekend, see the world through the eyes of German filmmaker Helga Fanderl. Mousonturm screens a selection of her celebrated Super 8 films.

Price: €8

Location: Künstlerhaus Mousonturm, Waldschmidtstrasse 4

Times: Sunday, October 25, 8:30pm

Phone: 069 4058 9520

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Art History - 30 Years of Art Journalism in Pictures

Hamburg's Gruner + Jahr Printing and Publishing House exhibits a collection of artist portraits through the end of the month. Stare deep into the eyes of Richard Avedon, Louise Bourgeois, Robert Rauschenberg, Cindy Sherman, and others.

Price: Free

Location: Gruner + Jahr, Am Baumwall 11

Times: Monday - Sunday, 10am-6pm; Wednesday, 10am-8pm; through November 1

Phone: 040 37 03 35 13

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The Little Mermaid

John Neumeier's adaptation of the Hans Christian Anderson classic combines ballet's virtuosic drama with a mystical fairy tale atmosphere. See "The Little Mermaid" rise from her underwater world and embrace her new human legs at the Hamburg Ballet.

Price: €4-77

Location: The Hamburg State Opera House, Grosse Theaterstrasse 25

Times: Tuesday, October 27 & Wednesday, October 28, 7:30-10pm

Tickets: 040 35 68 68

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Arthur Russell Special

Thursday's Arthur Russell Special at Kunstverein Munich includes a guided tour through the exhibition "Rip It Up and Start Again," a screening of Matt Wolf's cinematic portrait of the disco icon, "Wild Combination," and a dance party at the bar, with DJs Christos Davidopoulos and "der L" at the helm.

Price: €5

Location: Kunstverein München, Galeriestrasse 4

Times: Thursday, October 22, 6:30pm

Phone: 089 221 152

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Garching Research Campus Open Door Day

If topics like physics, chemistry, astronomy, and engineering get your heart racing, head to the Garching Campus Saturday, when 25 scientific institutes like the Max-Planck institute for Astrophysics and the Maier-Leibnitz-Laboratorium invite the public in for a look around.

Price: Free

Location: Garching Research Campus, U6 to Garching-Forschungszentrum

Times: Saturday, October 24, 11am-6pm

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The Auer Dult

The fall edition of Munich's Auer Dult Festival wraps up Sunday, so if you haven't indulged in a little bumper car riding, waffeln eating, and folk dancing yet, now's the time to remedy that.

Price: Free

Location: Mariahilfplatz

Times: Daily, 9am-8pm; through Sunday, October 25

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