Summer is in full swing, the Polaba meadows are overcrowded and some have to decide whether it is warmer inside or outside. With our tips, a summer evening will be a little cozier.
Monday July 4th
At the Carl Maria von Weber University of Music (Wettiner Platz/Schützengasse 29) a number of public final exams are currently taking place. Today at 15:00 you can Bachelor concert of singer Ilya Silchuck concert hall experience. The artist has already won a number of competitions, including the 2020 Richard Wagner International Competition for Young Talents in Leipzig. From the 2021/22 season, he is part of the Young Ensemble of the Semper Opera and you can see him in a supporting role in “The Magic Flute”.
You can doubt the culinary specialties today from 20:00 at SLUB (Zellscher Weg 18). Under the title “Who owns the art of cooking? Why you should fundamentally rethink cooking and eating.’ a lecture by gastrocritic Jürgen Dollas will take place in the Klemperer hall, which will also be broadcast live. Dollase studied art and also painted, but got into cooking in the 1980s and criticism in the 1990s.
Ines Herrmann is an integral part of the Dresden stages. In recent years, the singer-songwriter with a warm voice and soulful lyrics has released a number of EPs and an album and hosted “Garage Concerts” at Katy’s Garage (Alaunstraße 48). Now he returns to this place and plays new and old songs. It starts at 19:00.
Wednesday, July 6
Young and old are enthusiastic about the theater and acting. The Dreikönigsschule in Dresden Neustadt shows what the 7th and 8th graders can do in the project theater (Louisenstraße 47). As part of the Summer Days of Culture, they perform “Bounties” after Christoph Kämmerer. The game is about three criminals who want to rob a countess. But it is not as simple as they imagined. It starts at 7 p.m. Tickets cost eight euros in advance, five euros discounted.
Thursday July 7th
When a creative title meets a pandemic, interesting results can emerge. At the University of Applied Sciences in Dresden, students of the field of media informatics and media design present their works at Studio Filmnacht@FHD. From 4 to 7 p.m., you can watch five short films on site and online, including the animated film “Mar(c)ello” by Bianca Schubert and Karolin Schluttig and “Queerleben” by Christian Kretschmer, which deals with family and homophobia. Participation is free, registration through the website is required.
The A small film festival in Dresden, this time focusing on Italy. You can watch films and attend workshops until Sunday. Or chatting with like-minded people over a cold drink. Tomorrow at 17:30 “Italian journey through the century” will show amateur films from the archive of domestic films – Archivio Nazionale del Film di Famiglia in the original version with English moderation. On Sunday at 16:15 there will be a preview of the next edition – under the title “Cinema-ye Azad سینمای ازاد – Independent Iranian films of the 70s” you can experience a selection of films, the background will be explained by film scholar Hadi Alipanah. Schmalfilmtage takes place in the engine room of riesa efau (Wachsbleichstraße 4a), individual tickets cost six euros normally or five euros reduced, festival pass 25/20 euros.
Singing is more fun when you do it together. At Club Aquarium (St. Petersburger-Straße 21) you can today from 8 p.m karaoke show what’s in you Grease those vocal chords, sip on apple juice and get the crowd going! And when the text hangs, the audience jumps.
The band shows that Poland has more to offer than the Baltic Sea, Pierogi and beautiful ceramics SHAME!. A mixture of folk, 20s and a pinch of punk rock the front of the Scheune castle from 7 p.m. If you can’t imagine really rocking with a banjo, you should go.
Friday, July 8
You can walk around Dresden and learn something today at the Long Night of Science. From 17:00 to midnight, numerous institutes and universities invite you to lectures, experiments and exhibitions. The Leibniz Institute for Polymer Research Dresden (Hohe Strasse 6) presents, among other things, a presentation on “HappyMetal – from hormone to chromium”. This answers the question of how to coat plastic with metal without using dangerous chemicals. Instead, man looks for substances in nature. The Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf stand in the TU Dresden auditorium (Bergstraße 64) deals with the disposal of radioactive waste. From 11 p.m., there will also be a ScienceSlam, in which various scientists will present projects in a humorous and descriptive manner within ten minutes. You can find the complete program here online.
At the summer cinema behind the center of the lecture hall (Bergstraße 64) there is an animated film from 9:30 p.m. “The Secret of Kells” see. The 2009 work tells the story of a monastery that has to fight Vikings while the artist works on a book of the same name. The actual Book of Kells, which contains Christian imagery, probably dates back to 800 AD.
Saturday, July 9
You can get a behind-the-scenes look at Colorado at Radio free summer party from 12 noon at the central plant in Dresden-Pieschen (Riesaer Straße 32). The festival is organized by Rundfunk-Kombinat Sachsen, an association of free radios (non-commercial local radio stations) from Chemnitz, Leipzig, Dresden and Zittau. In the first hours you will experience live broadcasts about the past and future of free radio, bands and DJs will play from 6 p.m.
Sunday, July 10
The cultural office of TU Dresden invites you today to Sports and Games Day at Strehlener Straße 22. Together with your team members, you have to overcome physical and mental challenges. Drinks are also included in the participation fee of two euros. Registration is required.
Text: Vivian Herzog
Photo: Amac Sheaf