Friday, 29 April 2011

Familientreffen der Theaterszene

Vom 06. - 23. Mai ist Theatertreffen in Berlin. Im Haus der Berliner Festspiele und an anderen Orten wie HAU und Ballhaus Naunynstrasse werden in dieser Zeit zehn ausgewählte deutsche Inszenierungen gezeigt. Darunter Verrücktes Blut von Nurkan Erpulat und Via Intolleranza II von Christoph Schlingensief. Einige Stücke werden vom 13.05.-15.05. kostenlos im Sony Center auf eine Videoleinwand übertragen.

Thursday, 28 April 2011

These New Puritans Hidden Live with Orchestra

"These New Puritans performed various 'Hidden Live' shows at the end of last year across Europe, featuring a 14-piece orchestra and a children's choir. The shows were conducted by Andre de Ridder (Monkey : Journey To The West, Philharmonia, BBC Symphony Orchestra) and included, amongst others, sold out shows at The Barbican, London and The Pompidou Centre in Paris. This film is the encore from 'Hidden Live : Berlin' (Hebbel Am Ufer), featuring 'Irreversible' and 'En Papier' reworked. All music written and arranged by Jack Barnett and video directed by George Barnett." Via Uvmann

Thursday, 21 April 2011

Crazy Kate

Ich kannte Kate Bush bisher nur als 80er Jahre Popstar, die das Lied "Running up That Hill" singt. Es brauchte eine Unterhaltung mit Jen Ray über planningtorock und Laurie Anderson und als Folge den Hinweis auf das Video von "Sat in your lap", dass ich meine Meinung änderte: Kate Bush ist eine durchgeknallte Performance Künstlerin.

New newsletter keeps you Cee Cee

After Sugarhigh there is a new newsletter in Berlin town. Designer and DJ Sven "HUZR" together with author Nina Trippel share with you their favorite places, sounds and happenings. To subscribe to "Cee Cee" click here.

Tuesday, 19 April 2011

1001 chairs for Ai Weiwei 2011

Chinese artist Ai Weiwei is missing since April 3rd. As a form of protest sunday everywhere in the world people sat down on their chairs in front of the Chinese embassies. Art in TV made a video from the Berlin protest. More images on the event`s Facebook page.

Friday, 15 April 2011

Dance videos are the new cat videos but much better

Spike Jonze filmed cello player Yo-Yo Ma collaborating with the young dancer Lil Buck in LA during a fashion event. Via Carlos. Click on the screenshot or here to see the video.

Wednesday, 13 April 2011

le silence sous l'écorce

"The Silence Beneath the Bark" is a wonderful animated short film by Joanna Lurie from 2009. Via

Tuesday, 12 April 2011

Beastie Boys movie

Together with their new album "Hot Sauce Committee Part 2" on May 2, Beastie Boys release an half an hour long movie in which actors such as Jack Black, Susan Sarandon, Seth Rogen and Will Ferrell take part.


Play music with a paper card. "The c60 music player from IDEO’s Boston office. The team brought to life a concept from Martin Bone and Kara Johnson’s book "I Miss My Pencil" that brings physicality back to the experience of listening to music." via uvmann More here

Thursday, 7 April 2011

Senegalese bike tricks

After one month in Thailand my first blog post from Berlin shows a Senegalese in front of Café "BM Chez Kiki" in Abene, doing his thing on a bike. Via Dave the Chimp
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