Top Concerts in December

Top Concerts in December

Saturday 1st: First Aid Kit (Muffathalle). The concert is sold out but you can always try your luck at the door to watch this incredible Swedish duo. Saturday 1st: Nils Frahm (Philarmonie am Gasteig). Producer and composer, Nils Frahm plays the piano with an experimental approach. Something unique! Saturday 1st: L.A. Witch (Strom). They are the support band of Uncle Acid & The Deadbeats, and they are three girls who know how to rock. Saturday 1st: Go!zilla (Import Export). They came from Italia and make versions of Jay Reatard. With…

Markus Acher – Alien Disko is back to build a new city!

Markus Acher – Alien Disko is back to build a new city!

Alien Disko is a very special music festival for all tastes. A meeting place to discover stimulating music of all kind of genres curated this time by the band The Tenniscoats and The Notwist, who has been curating this festival since its first edition two years ago. We have been attending the festival since its first edition, and we totally recommend it. On the occasion of the 3rd edition of Alien Disko the next 14 and 15 of December, we talked with Markus Acher, one of the organizers and the…

5 Top Christmas Markets in Munich

5 Top Christmas Markets in Munich

The shiniest season is here! As you may know, we are talking about Christmas. Germany is the country of the Christmas markets (called Weihnachtsmärkte), and they have just begun! Every year we can see at the end of November how the streets of Munich dress up in gold, red, and green with sparkling decoration as well as the many markets that proliferate these days. There are Christmas markets almost on every corner, but we want to highlight some of the most unusual and special ones. Pink Christmas The queer and…

Chilly Gonzales

Chilly Gonzales

The one and only Chilly Gonzales is visiting Munich in April and his concert is already sold out. But don’t panic, he will offer another concert the same day in the morning for those who were not lucky enough to get the tickets on time. The incredible piano composer has worked with the multi-faceted and political incorrect Peaches, have mixed rap with jazz, classical music with electronic, or have played a concert of 27 hours, among other amazing feats. The documentary Shut Up and Play the Piano presented the life…

Holger Windfuhr: Celebrating the Analogue Revolution

Holger Windfuhr: Celebrating the Analogue Revolution

From landlines to iPhones, snail mail to email and newspapers to notifications — we’ve witnessed the digital revolution creep into almost every aspect of daily life. Now, leaders in the design community are pushing back and shining a light on the importance of print. Art director of high-profile German newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitungspoke (F.A.Z), Holger WInduhr, spoke at last week’s Creative Paper Conference and to Munich Vibe about the human need for touch and the value of analog design. This year the Creative Paper Conference theme is Analogue Revolution. What…

Loved and Hated: 200 Years of Nationaltheater

Loved and Hated: 200 Years of Nationaltheater

This year the Nationaltheater celebrates its 200 anniversary and the Bayerische Staatsoper celebrates its 100. With the title of Loved and Hated because of all the discussion the Opera had generated through decades, they had thrown some unique events since the beginning of the year, like a unique virtual reality opera experience called Three Six Zero 360º. They will also launch the Staatsoper TV with operas and ballets that can be watched all over the world, and other amazing projects that will be running until the end of 2018. Love, Hated and Nevertheless Faithful…

Top Concerts in November

Top Concerts in November

One of the most prolific months of the year, when we talk in terms of music, is here. November arrives with concerts for all tastes and live music became the best option to spend the autumn and cold nights. Get your calendar and take some notes of the most inspiring upcoming concerts! Sunday 4th: Dives (Unter Deck). Indie band with a garage punk touch formed by three girls from Austria with references like La Luz, LA Witch or La Sera. Monday 5th: Metric (Technikum). Indie rock band from Canada founded in…

Exhibition: Magnum Manifesto

Exhibition: Magnum Manifesto

One day in 1947, the photographers Robert Capa, William Vandivert, Henri Cartier-Bresson, George Rodger, and David Seymour decided to create a very special photography cooperative. We are talking about Magnum, one of the most famous photo agencies in the world. In 2017 Magnum Photos turned 7o and they celebrated it with a large exhibition and publication with not only their famous pictures but also with some memories of their archive like letters, contracts, and so on. An illustrated story of an institution that has become a legend and synonym of…

QFFM 3. Queer Film Festival München

QFFM 3. Queer Film Festival München

We are lucky to live in a more and more open-minded world, but there is still a lot of work to do to completely changes the mindset of every person in the world and accept that love is love and freedom is freedom no matter what. The LGBT and the queer community doesn’t hide anymore and raises its voices to claim its right to live their sexuality as they want, and with they want. The QFFM Queer Film Festival München is a way to visualize this diversity with different stories about…

Afrikanische Filmtage 2018

Afrikanische Filmtage 2018

If last week we talked about the Chinesisches Filmfest, this week is the turn of the Afrikanische Filmtage. The globalization is not only about having the same shops in the city center of every city around the world, but it can be also a good thing if we talk in terms of art. Nowadays we can watch films from every corner of the planet thanks to festivals like these, that other way will not arrive at our countries. In its 8 edition, the Afrikanische Filmtage take the title “Extended” with…