Filmfest München

Filmfest München

A new edition of the big Filmfest München is here to offer international and German premieres, the best auteur cinema and also series. As every year, the festival will host some of the best film stars, directors, and other characters of the film industry. In this edition, the actress and screenwriter Emma Thompson and the film director Terry Gilliam will be on the red carpet receiving the CineMerit award. The last Gilliam’s film, The Man Who Killed Don Quixote, will be screened at the CineMerit gala on 2nd of July….

Novum Magazine: It’s all about print

Novum Magazine: It’s all about print

On the occasion of the Forward festival for design, creativity, and communication, we interviewed Novum Magazine’s deputy-editor-in-chief Christine Moosmann, and art director Tobias Holzmann to talk about design, Munich and the unusual covers of this printed magazine about design. They will host the Creative Paper Conference on 25th and 26th of October about printing finishes, fine papers and all that is related to designing and producing outstanding print products. What is for you good design? Christine: Good design is design that solves the problem and has an added value. It needs…

Flea markets: Hofflohmärkte & Gartenflohmärkte in Munich

Flea markets: Hofflohmärkte & Gartenflohmärkte in Munich

The warm weather is here, and with it, the flea markets go onto the streets and overwhelm the neighborhoods with vintage treasures and second-hand goods. Every week different areas of Munich host flea markets on the local neighbors’ gardens and backyards. This is not only an opportunity to explore the city and discover more about its architecture, buildings, and gardens but also, an occasion to speak with locals, try delicious cakes and find some unique bargains. As the garage sales in the USA, the inhabitants of Munich empty their cellars…

Matthias Schmidt: Baklava, Giorgio Moroder, synthesizers and Knobs & Wires

Matthias Schmidt: Baklava, Giorgio Moroder, synthesizers and Knobs & Wires

We begin a new section on Munich Vibe about creative people who live in Munich and do amazing things. The first person to open this section is Matthias Schmidt, an architect, promoter and synthesizer lover responsible of the festival Knobs & Wires which takes place the next 2nd of June. Tell us a little about yourself. What do you do in Munich? When I’m not busy working as an architect, I’m booking concerts at venues like Milla, Import Export, Unter Deck or Glockenbachwerkstatt under the moniker of Tapefruit. Lately I’m…

Albert Hammond Jr., Jack White… Get your tickets now or regret it later!

Albert Hammond Jr., Jack White… Get your tickets now or regret it later!

If you don’t want to realize the tickets for the concert of one of your favorite artists are sold out two months in advance, don’t look back and get now your tickets. It’s not an order, but you are going to be happier if you have them and don’t need to go to the door hoping for a ticket left at the ticket office or somebody who re-sell them the same day of the concert. Here are the highlights for the next months we think probably will be sold out…

Top Concerts in June

Top Concerts in June

Here are our recommended concerts for the month of June: Friday 1st: Erlend Øye (Münchner Volkstheater). The leader of The Whitest Boy Alive and Kings of Convenience comes as a solo artist. The tickets in advance are sold out but they will have some at the ticket office of the theater. Saturday 2nd: Knobs & Wires Festival (Kreativquartier). This is the best festival if you like synthesizers and modulars. Tuesday 5th: Sparks (Freiheiz). The acclaimed brothers from California will make us dance. Friday 8th & Saturday 9th: Puls Open Air (Schloss…

Installation: Raster-Noton White Circle

Installation: Raster-Noton White Circle

Raster-Noton was founded in 1996 as a record label and nowadays has grown to become a platform and a network that covers the overlapping border areas of pop, art, and science, as themselves say. Apart from their main music projects, they are also responsible for publications and installation works, always with an experimental approach. Productions which play with different textures, sounds, images and more. The label celebrated its 20th anniversary in 2016 with a special work of art called the Raster-Noton White Circle. This light and sound installation, which can be visited at the museum Lenbachahus…

Top concerts in May

Top concerts in May

Here are our recommended concerts for the month of May: Friday 4th: God Is An Astronaut (Feierwerk). Postrock and ambient for a Friday night. Wednesday 9th: Yo La Tengo (Münchner Kammerspiele). The legendary rock band from USA plays in one of the best locations of Munich. The concert is sold out, but you can always try your luck at the ticket office. Wednesday 9th: Shame (Feierwerk). They have been touring with Gurr and they have gained the reputation of being one of the most vibrating bands of the year. Thursday…

Film festival: DOK.fest 2018

Film festival: DOK.fest 2018

The best documentary film festival is here again. The DOK.fest is taking place again in Munich with some of the most captivating stories of our time. For example, the opening film Over the Limit, about the life of a young rhythmic gymnast. The section All Big Cinema will be hosted at the Deutsches Theater with the most awarded documentaries of the festival. One of the highlights of this edition is the section DOK.female, with seven films about women, challenges, roles models and power relations like Ouaga Girls about young car mechanics in…

Exhibition: Magic Colors

Exhibition: Magic Colors

What have in common the artists Roman Klonek, Fabian Freese and Jessus Hernandez? Apart from the use of bright colors, they use the “hard edge”, a type of painting in which, abrupt transitions are found between color areas that are often of one unvarying color. By setting two-dimensional color areas next two each other, an imaginary room is created and becomes accessible to the spectator. However, their ideas and artistic approaches are different. The Heitsch Gallery presents the work of these three artists in a collective exhibition called Magic Colors. Roman Klonek…