American Style Easter Brunch
“French” toast, poached eggs with asparagus, and chocolate waffles with strawberry sauce – oh my! Chef Suzy Fracassa’s is cooking up a fantastic American brunch menu this Easter. No traditional continental breakfast buffets at this elegant affair. All dishes will be made to order.
Price: €7-16 per dish
Location: Feast, Weserstrasse 58
Times: Sunday, April 4, 10:30am and 2pm
Reservations: 030 627 32 538
More Information: fortunastable.de
KNM New Music Spa – The Book of Wellness
The Kammerensemble Neue Musik Berlin opens the city’s first temporary “New Music Spa” this weekend with a program that includes Eliav Brands’ “The Book of Wellness,” and Morton Feldman’s “For Samuel Beckett.” Be pampered in the “sound shower,” or try out a “sound massage.”
Location: Radialsystem V, Holzmarktstrasse 33
Times: Saturday, April 3, 7-11pm; Sunday, April 4, 7-11pm
Ticket Hotline: 030 288 788 588
More Information: www.radialsystem.de
Exhibition Opening: squatting. erinnern, vergessen, besetzen
Memory is the theme of the Temporäre Kunsthalle Berlin’s new exhibition “squatting. erinnern, vergessen, besetzen.” See 22 works by 17 artists based on experiences with places, situations, people, and actions at the opening, Thursday night.
Location: The Temporäre Kunsthalle Berlin, Schlossplatz
Times: Thursday, April 1, 9-11pm (Opening); Daily, 11am-6pm; Mondays, 11am-9pm (Regular Hours); through May 24
Phone: 030 2576 2040
More Information: www.kunsthalle-berlin.com
Dream Stages in Shoe Boxes
Line up your tiny dancers and jeté them over to Cologne’s Dance Museum. This creative and fun workshop will show them how to craft their own miniature stages inside shoe boxes.
Location: Cologne Dance Museum, Mediapark 7
Times: Tuesday, April 6, 11am-2pm; Wednesday, April 7, 11am-2pm
Register: 0221 226 5737
More Information: www.sk-kultur.de
Pealing of the Bells
Four times a year, Frankfurt’s church bells resound in unison, and the Saturday before Easter – this Saturday – is one of those special days. Be on the Römerberg at 4:30 pm to take in the half-hour auditory spectacle.
Location: The Römerberg, Frankfurt City Centre
Times: Saturday, April 3, 4:30-5pm
More Information: www.frankfurt.de
Swan Lake on Ice
Stars of Russian figure skating twirl their impressive version of “Swan Lake” through Frankfurt’s Opera House this week. If you thought Odette and her swans couldn’t get any more fabulous, see the Tchaikovsky classic on ice.
Price: €31.50 – 77.50
Location: Alte Oper Frankfurt, Opernplatz
Times: Wednesday, April 7 – Sunday, April 11, 8pm; Saturday, April 10, and Sunday, April 11, 3pm and 8pm
Ticket Hotline: 01805 570 070
More Information: www.eventim.de
One of the most delightful ways to spend an evening in Hamburg is at the Cotton Club, one of the city’s oldest jazz clubs. Check out the “old time jazz” of Ragtime United Thursday night when Claus-Jürgen Möller, Rudolf Kammrath, and the rest of the gang blow through a set of New Orleans-style standards.
Location: The Cotton Club, Alter Steinweg 10
Times: Thursday, April 1, 8:30pm
Phone: 040 343 878
More Information: www.ragtime-united.de
Hansa Park Easter and Spring Bloom Festival
Journey north this weekend to that spectacular seaside oasis of thrilling rides, fantastic theme worlds, and breathtaking parklands. Hansa Park is celebrating Easter with tens of thousands of spring flowers. Frolic among the daffodils, pansies, and lilies with visions of Easter bunnies dancing in your head.
Price: €26, €21 (under 15 and over 60)
Location: Hansa Park, Am Fahrenkrog 1, Sierksdorf
Times: Daily, 9am-6pm; Thursday, April 1 – May 2
Phone: 045 634 740
More Information: www.hansapark-bestager.de
On the heels of the release of Wu-Massacre, Method Man’s collaboration with Raekwon, and Ghostface Killah, the Wu-Tang Clan rapper hits the stage in Munich. His two-month European tour features the tracks he’s built a 17-year career on like “All I Need” and “Break Ups 2 Make Ups.” Catch the hip hop superstar Saturday at Backstage.
Location: Backstage, Friedenheimer Brücke 7
Times: Saturday, April 3, 8pm
Tickets: 0180 54 81 81 81 (.14/min)
More Information: www.backstage.eu
Missa Mystica – Russian Orthodox Easter
The Moscow Cathedral Choir, one of the most renowned vocal groups in Russia, brings their musical talents to Munich Saturday for a special Easter concert. “Missa Mystica” combines elements of the Catholic Gregorian tradition with that of the Russian Orthodox Church for what will undoubtedly be an enlightening experience for all in attendance.
Price: €33.70 – 56.10
Location: Gasteig München, Rosenheimer Strasse 5
Times: Saturday, April 3, 5pm
Tickets: 0180 54 81 81 81 (.14/min)
More Information: www.gasteig.de
Exhibition Opening: Jeff Cowen – Scarab
Spellbinding photographs and intriguing photo collages have earned the American artist Jeff Cowen a healthy dose of renown. His latest collection of works was created in collaboration with his model, Alexandra Ni. See the artful silver prints that resulted from their six-month sojourn through European locales and Mid-Eastern deserts.
Location: Galerie Klüser 2, Türkenstrasse 23
Times: Tuesday – Friday, 11am-6pm; Saturday, 11am-2pm; through April 30
Phone: 089 384 0810
More Information: www.galerieklueser.com