Cinema Iran

Cinema Iran

The Iranian cinema has a sensitivity and a particular way of explaining emotions and situations that affect the lives of every human being. A good example is the Abbas Kiarostami‘s film Taste of Cherry, a particular tale of a man who doesn’t want to live anymore. Iran is a country known for its convulse history, and this is something that influences their art in many ways. Munich celebrates the 5th edition of Cinema Iran this year when so many anniversaries are going on. The Iranian Revolution began in 1978, the…

Top Concerts in July

Top Concerts in July

The summer is here and also the recommended concerts for the month of July: Sunday 1st: Cigarettes After Sex (Dachauer Musiksommer). The magnetic voice of Greg Gonzalez captivates you in an indescribable way. A must! (please note the concert is taking place at Dachau). Tuesday 3rd: Albert Hammond Jr. (Muffatwerk). The Stroke’s guitarist and son of the legend with the same name comes to town to present his fifth record, Francis Trouble.  Friday 6th: Tiga (Blitz). The creator of the hit Far from home and other gems will make us dance in one of the…

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….

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…

Jack White, Kurt Vile… Get your tickets now or regret it later!

Jack White, Kurt Vile… 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…

Exhibition: Blind Faith

Exhibition: Blind Faith

Blind Faith: Between the Visceral and the Cognitive in Contemporary Art is the new exhibition at Haus der Kunst. Connecting the concepts of cognitive and visceral, and playing with ideas like religion, faith, veracity, and opinion, the exhibition shows the works of 25 artists: Ed Atkins, Kader Attia, Olga Balema, Melanie Bonajo, Mariechen Danz, Cécile B. Evans, Andrea Éva Győri, Benedikt Hipp, Nicholas Hlobo, Marguerite Humeau, KAYA (Kerstin Brätsch and Debo Eilers), Hanne Lippard, Wangechi Mutu, Otobong Nkanga, Naufus Ramírez-Figueroa, Jon Rafman, Mary Reid Kelley, Lili Reynaud-Dewar, Raphael Sbrzesny, Jeremy Shaw,…

Oktoberfest all year round

Oktoberfest all year round

We know, Munich is well-known for Oktoberfest. Every year, thousands (and millions) of people visit the Bayern capital to lost themselves in beer. The craziest festivity of the city is the place where almost everything is allowed and you don’t have to be embarrassed because everybody is as drunk as you are or even worst. Even if you don’t like beer, you can always visit the amusement park, get a typical pretzel and sausage, or just go for a walk and see the zombie’s parade. In spite of being sometimes…