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…

Apocalypse and other crazy things

Apocalypse and other crazy things

                                  Torsten Mühlbach is a kind of art rebel. He wants to shake, tease, provoke and excite with his art. In the form of material images, drawings, collages, as well as sculptures and installations, he places his works of art as a reflection of the contemporary world relationships. He is influenced by a mixture of comic, pop, science-fiction and trash culture as well as art history, media and politics that surrounds him. The exhibition Apocalypse And Other Crazy Things is about…

Top Concerts in October

Top Concerts in October

More than one month ago we warned you about the exciting upcoming concerts taking place this fall. Now, we have already forgotten the hot days and the cold has jumped in our lives. It is Autumn season and October is coming with so many interesting concerts. Tuesday 2nd: The Fratellis (Strom). I’m sure you have danced to the Chelsea Dagger song, one of the most successful hits of this Scottish band. Friday 5th: Fazer (Jazzclub Unterfahrt). The atypical German “jazz” band don’t know about boundaries between genres. Their show will be something unique…

6. Chinesisches Filmfest München

6. Chinesisches Filmfest München

China meets Bavaria in the 6th edition of the Chinesisches Filmfest with a varied program with current films, documentaries, classics, and lectures. The festival works as a meeting point for intercultural dialogue and also as a way to see different facets of contemporary Chinese society with the point of view of filmmakers and other people in the film industry. Among other interesting and exciting films, we can watch on the 2nd of October, the silent movie from 1932 Struggling, with live music composed by the Beijing-born musician Deng Xiaomei, especially for the Munich performance….