Open Air Cinema: Joy Division

Open Air Cinema: Joy Division

The Free and Easy festival is one of the most extensive Munich festivals, and the best of all: is free. Apart from its many concerts, the festival also offers some music documentaries like the one dedicated to Joy Division with the same name as the famous Manchester band. Joy Division had one of the most influential frontmen of all times: Ian Curtis achieve success so young and his shows were something unique. Although he was an introvert, his performances were powerful on stage. In 1980 when he was only 27…

Good girl flea market. Homegirl Lagerverkauf

Good girl flea market. Homegirl Lagerverkauf

Container Collective is a multi-purpose place that hosts events with a thing in common: they are always cool. Whatever cool means nowadays, but you know what we mean. If you appreciate good design and are a girl (or a boy who wants to buy a present to her girlfriend for example) this is the opportunity to get unique garments that stand out from the crowd. The concept store Homegirl is a multi-brand shop where you can find the incredible jewelry from Apres Ski, the clothes of Native Youth, the flattering…

Krims and Kram Sommerfest

Krims and Kram Sommerfest

One of the most charming places in Munich is offering a special flea market this Sunday. We are talking about the Bahnwärter Thiel, one of these rare gems in Munich where you can forget about the “schickeria” and feel like if you were in an underground bar in Berlin. This weekend, the abandoned train station will be the house of the Krims & Krams Sommerfest. There you will find a mix of fashion, art, vintage treasures and cool “junk” for every treasure hunter out there. They have acquired a new…

Laced Up Sneaker Modemesse 2019

Laced Up Sneaker Modemesse 2019

Sneakers had become an object of desire for so many people during the latest years. The madness about it gives us material to write a book about human behavior, but this is another story. The latest model of Nike or the latest collaboration with Yohji Yamamoto are coveted items that provoke long queues in front of the stores the day they are released. Sometimes these drops are sold out in just minutes. The sneaker mania is here to stay, so if you want to have a pair to run, better you go to the Laced Up…

Japanfest

Japanfest

Oh, Japan! What a fascinating country! Probably the craziest city in the world is Tokio. Nobody gets bored in the capital of Japan; it’s impossible. Sushi, ramen, geishas, onsen, sake, manga, anime, bonsais, judo…All are words related to the Japanese culture. The Japanfest will have stands of delicious Nippon food and drinks, demonstrations of traditional Japanese theater, an ukelele concert of the duo Coconami, a performance of the Animanga Chor and many others activities. Put your cosplay on and have fun!

Georgenstrassenfest: More than a street festival

Georgenstrassenfest: More than a street festival

These summer months are full of festivals on the streets. Every corner is a party with of music, food, drinks, and good vibes. The Georgenstrassenfest is one of these street festivals that only take place in summer. Apart from concerts, DJs, street food, street market, and sports, they will have a kids program with a bouncy castle, face painting, and more surprises. If you want to learn how to dance salsa, you will have an opportunity thanks to the school Salsamás Munich or if you want to learn Capoeira, the…

Vernissage: Aki Kiefer / Angela Aux

Vernissage: Aki Kiefer / Angela Aux

Reality and fiction coexist on the works of Aki Kiefer and Angela Aux. These two artists mislead viewers and listeners with their art. The first with her mix of photography, architecture and painting and the second one with his music and interactive typewriter performance. Aki Kiefer uses photographs of semi-finished products of the urban space as modular components of her works. Generally, are construction materials that we can find in the city where construction works form part of our daily life. This way she creates her inventory of alienated, utilitarian…

Leviathan Symposium

Leviathan Symposium

The Kino space at the Kunstverein München embrace the solo exhibition Leviathan by Shezad Dawood until the next 21th of July. This series of three videos uses science fiction to set an imaginary future of survivors, based on humanitarian crises and climate change conditions. Each episode shows us different point of views that have been elaborated with the collaboration of marine biologists, oceanographers, political scientists, neurologists, trauma specialists, and other scholars.  Apart from this interesting exhibition, on July 16 the Kunstverein will host a special symposium with the presence of the artist and four…

Christopher Street Day München 2019

Christopher Street Day München 2019

If you live in Munich, probably you have seen some of the rainbow flags on buses and trams. This is the most colorful month of the year thanks to the celebrations of LGBT pride and the Christopher Street Day (CSD) that takes place this weekend. To celebrate diversity and fight against discrimination and exclusion, a parade and some parties will be thrown around Munich. The CSD celebration is not only a political statement with demonstrations for the LGBT community rights, is also the perfect time to enjoy cultural events, lectures,…

Kunstareal

Kunstareal

Kunstareal is an art festival, but also a meeting point. The art quartier in Munich with the same name is formed by 18 museums and collections, more than 40 galleries, 6 internationally renowned academic institutions and several cultural organisations that coexist within a short distance between them. The space located between Königsplatz and Theresienstraße is the home of museums like the Pinakotheken, Museum Brandhorst, Staatliches Museum Ägyptischer Kunst, Lenbachhaus or NS-Dokumentationszentrum among others. Their offer ranges from objects that have over 5000 years history like ancient Egyptian artefacts to modern and contemporary…