Art: 30 Years Open Art

Art: 30 Years Open Art

The Initiative Münchener Galerien für zeitgenössische Kunst (Initiative of Munich Galleries for Contemporary Art) and its members celebrate 30 years of Open Art, a festival in the city of Munich that gives visibility to the art galleries and their exhibitions. During a whole weekend, Munich fills up with contemporary art and special events. Galleries open its doors at unusual times, offer guided tours and show how lively is the art scene in the city, bringing together art collectors, artists, and curious people. You can do a tour through some galleries in…

Opening: Jörg Immendorff: For all Beloved in the World

Opening: Jörg Immendorff: For all Beloved in the World

The artist Jörg Immendorff (1945-2007) has been always known for being a rebel and a political agitator. In his Café Deutschland series during the 70s, he explored the conflicts between the wall in Berlin, exposing the differences between East and West. Haus der Kunst offers a retrospective of Immendorff’s works called For all Beloved in the World, which take a look on the soft side of this thoughtful artist. With more than 200 works of art, the exhibition doesn’t follow a chronological order but highlight the main points of his artistic…

Storytelling and creativity: Plot18

Storytelling and creativity: Plot18

We tell stories every day. When we are at work and we make a presentation or talk about an idea we have, when we share a picture in a social network, or when we meet friends and talk about any subject. We are storytellers by nature but even more if we work in a creative field. Plot18 is a new interdisciplinary Storytelling-Forum for marketing, PR, arts, film, television, theater, games, design, technology, science, etc. This forum focuses on new trends, concepts, and innovations and would like to answer three questions: What are good…

Concert: The Roves

Concert: The Roves

Teenage Kicks Night is a concert an party promoter specialized in r&b, soul, garage, punk… all the kind of music that teenagers and young people usually listened to on the 60s. If you love these genres you have to visit the Schwarzen Hahn bar in Munich. Next Tuesday 11th of September the band The Roves will be playing there thanks to Teenage Kicks Night. The band from London is formed by James Wing on vocals and rhythm guitar, Luke Evans on bass, Brendan Monahan on drums and Tom Wing on vocals…

Festival: Puls Startrampe

Festival: Puls Startrampe

Puls is a radio show well known for organizing the Puls Open Air festival in a palace with international and local artists. In addition to that summer festival, they host more events during the year, revealing a line-up full of fresh bands. The Puls Startrampe is a good example of that. As they say, they accompany the bands to the ascent since 2009. The best emerging artists are here to be discovered. In this edition, you will listen to Alice Merton, Mine & Fantoni, Liquid & Maniac, Blackout Problems, Cosby,…

Documentary: Embryo – A Journey Of Music And Peace

Documentary: Embryo – A Journey Of Music And Peace

The last month we could saw the legendary band Embryo playing with the newcomers Karaba at Milla Club. This week we will know more about this Munich band founded in 1969 thanks to the documentary Embryo – A Journey Of Music And Peace. Michael Wehmeyer, the keyboardist of the band, had been recording videos for so many years about their performances around the world, mainly in Asia and Africa. The most famous Munich’s krautrock band had been playing with artists like Fela Kuti, Ravi Shankar, Trilok Gurtu, Charlie Marano or Mal…

Book: Zar Zip Fly Zorro – The first layer of Graffiti in Munich

Book: Zar Zip Fly Zorro – The first layer of Graffiti in Munich

Munich is not as underground as Berlin, but even in the most expensive city of Germany, graffitis exist. The book Zar Zip Fly Zorro shows a series of graffitis from 1983 until 1989 with unpublished images of what was the urban culture in Munich during the 80s. The book, published by the Munich editorial Klick Klack Publishing, is not just a historical document, is also an essay by author Gregor Schliep, who explores the movements of the street art, subculture, and pop. Thanks to the photographic archive of the attorney Konrad Kittl…

Die Lange Nacht der Kultur at the Alte Akademie München

Die Lange Nacht der Kultur at the Alte Akademie München

The long night of culture (Die Lange Nacht der Kultur or Nachtschwärmer) will take place this Friday with music, street art and more. On the occasion, the Pop Up Neuhauser 8 and the Alte Akademie München organize an event full of fashion and music. The garden of the Alte Akademie will become an urban jungle where some fashion brands from Munich will present their collections. Brands like Toi, Kaldewey, Musselandmuscle or Willithelabel is what you will find there. The duo behind the record label Public Possession will be the DJs…

Internationale Stummfilmtage

Internationale Stummfilmtage

The new year usually starts on the 1st of January, but for so many people, the year begins when the holidays are over and September arrives. That happens also with the Filmmuseum Munich, that starts over with a new program full of rarities. The Internationale Stummfilmtage takes place in Bonn and is the biggest German festival about silent films, offering unique pieces accompanied by live music. The Filmmuseum Munich include some of the films shown there, focusing on rarities that have never been seen in Munich like Cupid And The Comet, The…

Inspiration: Champagne Supernova vol. 12

Inspiration: Champagne Supernova vol. 12

Champagne Supernova is a regular party about indie anthems of all times celebrated at Substanz club. A special edition is coming this Sunday in an open-air location. Taking advantage of the good weather, the party will be celebrated this time at Nußbaumpark. The new location requires another tempo for the music, so the hits we will listen will be a little bit more relaxed and less danceable than they use to be at Substanz. For this edition, DJ Armin Linder will play songs of Radiohead, The National, The War On Drugs, Alt-J, Sigur…