Tag Archives: Braunschweig

Lost Places by Olaf Ziegler

Christina/ February 23, 2020/ Culture

This article is about a visit to a closing event at the Brunswieck coffee bar “MokkaBär” on yesterday. It is the final day of the foto-exhibition by Olaf Ziegler, showing “Lost Places” in Germany, Belgium and at the Czeck border. The artist was born in Peine (close to Brunswieck) and moved to the city of Henry the Lion in 2004.

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Visiting the kale queen

Christina/ January 26, 2020/ The daily grind

Basically Winter is cold in German. Especially in January and Februar you expect snow and very cold temperatures. Therefore, you need nourishing meals at that time. In the north of Germany it is a tradition to serve kale with a grits sausage. You start the day with a hiking tour to catch some appetite and afterwards you stop at a

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These are crazy times

Christina/ January 26, 2020/ Culture

Two German guys, authors and actors at the same time, produced a new drama: The mission. Their mission is to protect human rights, minorities and democracy. For that aim messages are being shipped by them in drift bottles. Many people who collected the bottles and read the pieces of appeal write back to Markus&Markus to tell them what they do

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(Deutsch) Transmission mit sieben PS: Ein Stück Braunschweiger Geschichte

Christina/ January 18, 2020/ Culture

Artist Maic Ullmann showcases his paintings stemming from a visit in 2012 at the former tunery “Elsner & Holdschmidt Nachf.” at the Kulturpunkt West in Brunswieck. The vernissage took place last friday. The paintings, displaying hammers, skrews and other items of metal, are tributing to the existince of the former factory on the one hand and to the technology of

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Seven deadly sins

Christina/ November 17, 2019/ Culture

An art exhibition on a modern version of the seven deadly sins – originally brought to live by the catholc church in Medieval Times – had its opening event on Friday, 15th, 2019. Its creator, the artist Denis Stuart Rose, transformed the old conception of forbbidance and control by some clever clergy man to manipulate the masses into our postmodern

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Brunswick 1944: pictures you will not forget

Christina/ September 29, 2019/ The daily grind, Ideas of philosophy

During an organized walk in the course of the exhibition: “October 15th – the destruction of Brunswick” we learn how desastrous the bombing of the city in October 1944 really was. We visit places that have been destroyed and get to know facts on the impact of the destruction on people and the city.

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The destruction of Brunswick

Christina/ September 2, 2019/ Culture

Summary of the German article “Der Tod der alten Stadt Braunschweig”. Starting September 2nd to October 15th, 2019 the Städtische Museum Braunschweig (and five other places) hosts an exhibition on the devastating bombing of Brunswick on the night of October 15th in 1944. The exhibition is subdivided into six chapters that are meant to distinguish the individual artist’s approach to

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The year of the rabbits

Christina/ February 25, 2019/ Culture

Last year my boy-friend and I discovered private views for us. Well, it is not only about the partly served free drinks and appetizers (however, we do not reject them). In fact, it is nice to start the weekend with an unexpected interesting event. A happening, like we might not have expected it in a big small town like Brunswieck.

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Wallpaper: Inner life off-wall

Christina/ February 7, 2019/ Culture

Only a few square meters become a fateful space for four people. They do not know each other, they meet accidently and cannot escape. In the end their inner-life is literally off-wall and everything has changed. This involuntary skinning of four actors has been staged by the Italian Sara Angius in a play called wallpaper, consisting of a pacy, multi-faceted

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The Kurds or the question of social coexistance

Christina/ January 27, 2019/ Culture

Maybe I was one of the few people who are truely unexperienced and without bias taking part in the book launch at the Brunsviga that evening. I do not really know much about the Kurds, besides that the people are spread over four different countries: Iraq, Iran, Turkey and Syria. I heard about them on and off: In the course

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