First week-end of summer?

Theater. Open air movie. Comedy in English. Flea market. Latin night. Plenty of live music. Erasmus party. Gotta love our Leipzig, even if summer’s short – and elusive. Let us hope it comes, and in the meantime have as much fun as possible!

2 June

► Noches Latinas in BeyerHaus

When: 20:00

Where: BeyerHaus
(Ernst-Schneller-Str. 6)

I wonder if I still need to introduce Noches Latinas as it has been in every weekly list since at least 6 weeks. Latino themed party with salsa course and plenty of opportunities to practice your Spanish.

► Shameless English Comedy

When: 20:00

Where: Noch Besser Leben
(Merseburger Str. 25)

Doors 8pm / show starts 9pm SHARP

This months’s line up:

Originally from Darwin, Amelia now lives and loves in the land of bone structure, broad shoulders and smouldering eye contact, Berlin.

From humble beginnings as an early teen, Imaan has since won the national Melbourne International Comedy Festival title of Triple J’s Class Clown.

KUBA WIERZBA was born in Poland. At home he feels like a tourist. He fills his head with English language culture. He gives himself an on-stage ulcer.

WYNTON KELLY STEVENSON came to Berlin in 2007 to care for his father Rudy, who had been a highly respected regular in the Berlin Jazz scene since the early 1980s. Influenced by his father’s passion, Wynton developed his own signature style playing gigs at nightclubs, bars and on the streets of Berlin.

Founder and principal member of the Freudian Slip Club, Liliana has taken on many roles throughout her career as a performer as well as acted as a model, actress and Tango teacher in both Berlin and New York.

Tickets 8 euros
Students 5 euros
Leipzig-Card holders 5 euros

► Roberto Zucco

When: 20:00

Where: Leipzig English Theatre
(Lützner Str. 29)

Featuring the largest cast yet and telling the intriguing and curious tale of Roberto Zucco, this play set in the 1980s will surely give you pause for thought about the ambiguity of a person’s actions. Or maybe not!

2nd, 3rd, 4th, 10th and 11th of June at Neues Schauspiel.

3-6 June

► Leipziger Stadtfest 2016

Every year all kinds of open air activities take place for and by Leipzig and its people. Last year it was all about Lipsia 1000. This year’s theme is “My Leipzig, My party”. For a quick overview of the various events with/for children, sports, music and dance or more, go here.

3 June

OpenAir: Der Schwarze Nazi

When: 21:30-23:00

Where: Luru Kino in der Spinnerei
(Spinnereistr. 7)

If you have not yet seen this (sort of) comedy, here is the opportunity to do it. Plus open air cinemas are so cool, they remind me of holidays.

Erasmusparty #3

When: 22:00

Where: Moritzbastei
(Universitätsstraße 9)

Erasmus parties are great, if you are in your early twenties; if not I guess it’s a no go for you. But the drinks are cheap and the music loud. I only have good memories from Erasmus parties.

4 June

► Feinkost Flohmarkt
Flea Market at Feinkost-Hof

Cozy flea market in a covered courtyard just off Karl-Liebknecht- Straβe (Karli) in Südvorstadt, from 10:00-16:00. More info (in German)  or on FB

► CoraSon Latino Grill Party #3

When: 14:00

Where: Clara-Zetkin-Park
(Near Sachsenbrücke)

Third edition of a grill party with music and dance. Music and grills will be provided but you are required to bring your own food and drinks.

► Nick Edward Harris & Inti Rowland

When: 20:00

Where: Poniatowski Polski Bar & Restauracja
(Kreuzstrasse 15)

A 5 euro donation is welcomed!

The Grooving Night Presents Ras Beryae

When: 22:00

Where: Band Community
(Saarländer Str.17)

Ras Beryae from Hamburg with Root Reggae, Dancehall, Afro Beat, Soul plus Food and Drinks

5 June

► Flea Market at Alte Messe

Every first Sunday of the month you’ll find this flea market with up to a 100 dealers offering a variety of treasures on the grounds of the Old Leipzig Exhibition Centre, around the ‘double-M’ logo. More information (only in German).

6 June

► No Legida Demonstration

When: 18:00

Where: Leipzig City Center

The struggle against hate and racism still continues in Leipzig.

"Good food makes good people". In her column, Alexandra will present the culinary diversity that exists in Leipzig by discovering new and exciting places to eat. She will also present the family recipes from people who live in Leipzig, as a way to show the cultural diversity that exists in this city.

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