Open air locations to enjoy the summer to the fullest

Open air locations to enjoy the summer to the fullest

Seems like the good weather is here to stay, so as usual when the sun shines and we can wear t-shirts and shorts, the city of Munich become a big open-air place full of possibilities. Markets, gardens, terraces and Biergartens emerge to say hello to the sun and enjoy the summertime with loads of activities, or just with the enjoyment of a cold beer or white wine with friends. These are our favourite open-air locations with a program for everyone. Kulturstrand Like every year Kulturstrand is like an oasis in the middle…

The Münchner Stadtbibliothek offers all its online content for free during three months

The Münchner Stadtbibliothek offers all its online content for free during three months

Reading a book is always a good choice if you have to stay at home. The Munich library offers its catalog for free until the 30th of June. Audiobooks, e-books, newspapers, online courses, videos and more form part of the content you will find there. The only thing you need to do is head to the Münchner Stadtbibliothek webpage and register. This can be a good opportunity to improve your German or learn something new! *Header picture: Pixabay. 

6 Top Christmas Markets in Munich

6 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. Sternenflotte The Alte Utting boat…

Spielart – New Frequencies

Spielart – New Frequencies

The third week of Spielart is dedicated to the new international voices of the theater. These emerging theater pieces form part of New Frequencies, a little festival inside Spielart. A weekend (from Friday 8th of November to Saturday 9th) full of young promises and surprising performances that you can visit for free or for the cost of one beer or two. These are some of the highlights: Body of Knowledge (Gasteig Black Box). 5 to 7€. This performance invites visitors to talk with teenagers about sex, grief, consent, pain and…

Terrific plans for Halloween!

Terrific plans for Halloween!

The most spooky night is coming! To celebrate Halloween we have selected some of the best parties in the city for you. Play trick or treat and get your candy! Thursday 31 October from 8 pm to 3 am: Haunted Asian Halloween Streetfood Festival. The restaurant Enter the Dragon offers a party night with bloody shots, spooky Asian streetfood corner, a make-up station and a horror dance floor for 10,77 € each ticket or 42 € if you buy 5 tickets. More information here. Thursday 31 October: Halloween at Schwarzer…

Spielart

Spielart

What began more than 25 years ago continues today offering amazing theater pieces and performances. We are talking about the theater festival Spielart, which takes place in Munich from October 25 to November 9. This year they present different pieces that are critic with the western culture that is dominating more and more the entire world. With a view towards Africa and the Middle East, the festival presents daring and interesting pieces of artists like Laila Soliman, Tania El Khoury, Farah Barqawi and Sama Waly. Some of the highlights of…

Fotodoks: Festival for Contemporary Documentary Photography

Fotodoks: Festival for Contemporary Documentary Photography

The theme for the seventh Munich edition of Fotodoks is Vis-à-vis, a French expression that means “face to face”. It concentrates on the idea of a neighbor, putting the focus on capitalistic and imperialistic structures. The opening of the exhibition and the festival will be on the 16th of October at 6 pm in Lothringer13 Halle, and it will be an afterparty at Polka Bar with DJ Tanja and DJ Ralf. Apart from an exhibition that will be available until the 24th of November, from the 16th to the 20th…

Forward Festival 2019

Forward Festival 2019

Othmar Handl and Lukas Kauer are the Forward Festival founders, which is celebrating five editions this year. Both have many years of experience in the design, communication, and creative field, so the natural step for them was to create an interdisciplinary network some years ago, a meeting point where artists, designers, creatives and communication and marketing professionals had the possibility to interact and interchange some ideas. The Forward magazine, which was launched in March 2018, offers regular insights into the world of design and weekly content in collaboration with current…

Save Mixed Munich Arts

Save Mixed Munich Arts

Mixed Munich Arts is a space where electronic music and Munich subculture have a home, but unfortunately seems that it won’t be last for so long. Their contract with the Stadtwerke München (SWM) has not been extended and herewith MMA has to close its doors on the 15.04.2019. As they say in their Facebook page: “The municipality wants to begin with the planned demolition of the building and will therefore start the necessary preparations for this. If the City of Munich, as sole proprietor of the SWM, and mayor Dieter…

Munich Creative Business Week

Munich Creative Business Week

From 9 to 17th of March, Munich will be full of design, creativity, and art. The Munich Creative Business Week is not only a huge German design event, but also an opportunity to know about what’s going on in terms of fashion, startups, architecture, street art, and digitalization. Conferences, workshops and network events form part of its extensive programme. Toca Me is one of the events celebrated during this week. One-day journey full of inspiration, covering all fields of analog and digital design, from graphic design, typography and film to…