BONN/REGION If you’re not sure what to do this weekend, check out these happenings!
Friday, Feb. 12
5:30 p.m. Kinopolis, “Dirty Grandpa” (engl.) Right before his wedding, an uptight guy is tricked into driving his grandfather, a lecherous former Army-Lt. Colonel to Florida for spring break.
8:00 p.m. Barbershop choir Barberellas, Dottendorf city center, Dottendorfer Str. 41
8:00 p.m. (in Cologne) Jimmy Carr – Funny Business, British Comedian, Theater am Tanzbrunnen, Rheinparkweg 1, (0221) 8212121
8:00 p.m. Bounce: A Tribute to Bon Jovi, (Bonn) Harmonie, Frongasse 28-30 (0228) 614042
8:00 p.m. Louis Lortie (piano)- works from Chopin Chamber music room, Beethovenhaus, Bonngasse 24-26
8:00 p.m. Oran nam Bo-songs from Kühen, Michael Klevenhaus (gaelic vocals), Anna Lindblom (Swedish vocals), Thomas Zöller (bagpipes), Nachfolge-Christi-church, Beuel, Dietrich-Bonhoeffer str. 8
7:00 p.m. Tonight Alive (Cologne) Rock, Luxor, Luxemburger Str. 40 (0221) 924460
8:00 p.m. Arcadien (Cologne) Rock, Funk, Electro & Indie, Blue Shell, Luxemburger str. 32 (0221) 212034
8:00 p.m. Salsa party (Bonn), Anno Tubac, Kölnstr. 47 (0228) 654074
11:00 p.m. Dark Night Awake (Bonn), Party, Club das sofa. Maximilianstr. 8
Saturday, Feb. 13
1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. LVR Landesmuseum – “Staged Confusion” from Boris Becker, Colman str. 14-16
1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Stadtmuseum Bonn – history of the city of Bonn from the Romans until today, Franziskanerstr. 9
15:30 p.m. Concert in the park, Concert hall Kurpark, Bad Neuenahr
From 8:00 p.m. Casino Bad Neuenahr- Lounge music and roulette for beginners (take your chances, maybe they can explain it in English too!)
11:00 p.m. Kinopolis, “The Hateful 8” (engl.) Sometime after the civil war a stagecoach hurtles through the wintry Wyoming landscape...a journey for justice and through a stormy mountainside.
11:15 p.m. Kinopolis, “Deadpool” (engl.) based on Marvel Comics, the story of a former Special Forces operative turned mercenary who adopts the alter ego Deadpool.
Sunday, Feb. 14
Happy Valentine’s Day to all GA English readers!
9:00 a.m. -2:00 p.m. Swim and brunch at the Ahr-Thermal pools, Felix-Rütten-Straße 3, Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler
11:00 – 4:00 p.m. Toy fair (matchbox cars and trains, etc.), accessories and old tin models, Stadthalle in Bad Godesberg, Koblenzer str. 80
11:00 – 6:00 p.m. LVR Landesmuseum – “Staged Confusion” from Boris Becker, Colman str. 14-16
3:00 p.m. Dance FLASHMOB – “One Billion Rising – no to Violence against women” -Münsterplatz
3:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Girls/Women’s fleamarket: Brückenforum, Beuel, Friedrich Breuer str. 17
4:00 p.m. Blues 66: Rhythm & Blues, Sonja’s, Friedrich Str. 13 (0228) 635825)
11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Stadtmuseum Bonn – history of the city of Bonn from the Romans until today, Franziskanerstr. 9
11:00 a.m. Concert in the park, Concert hall Kurpark, Bad Neuenahr
12:30 p.m. Kinopolis, “Alvin and the Chipmunks” (engl.) Through a series of misunderstandings, Alvin, Simon and Theodore think Dave is going to propose to his new girlfriend in Miami and dump them.
12:30 p.m. Yoga in the park, Kurpark Bad Neuenahr
3:30 p.m. Concert in the park, Concert hall Kurpark, Bad Neuenahr
7:00 p.m. Blues Caravan: Blues-rock with Layla Zoe (Canada), Ina Forsman (Finland), (Tasha Taylor (US), Harmonie, Frongasse 28-30, (0228) 614042
7:30 p.m. Kinopolis, “The Hateful 8” (engl.) Sometime after the civil war a stagecoach hurtles through the wintry Wyoming landscape….a journey for justice through a stormy mountainside.
8:30 p.m. Kinopolis, “Deadpool” (engl.) based on Marvel Comics, the story of a former Special Forces operative turned mercenary who adopts the alter ego Deadpool.
Note: for weekday listings of Kinopolis movie in OV (engl.), please visit their website at http://www.kinopolis.de/bn/showtimes/wek/1.php/
Interested in the Bonn music scene? You might want to check out this blog: 3songsbonn.com
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Exhibitions in Wallraf Richartz Museum.
Palmyra: What’s Left? Louise-Francois Cassas and his travels in the Middle East: Feb. 26-May 8. The ancient city of Palmyra has fascinated people for centuries – until the summer of 2015 when it was attacked by terrorist organization Islamic State. The appalling situation has caused the Wallraf-Richartz Museum to think about what survives. More than thirty drawings are presented from French artist Cassas.
Perfume Museum in Farina House, tours in English “History of Eau de Cologne”, upcoming dates are: March 4, 5 at 4:00 p.m., March 6 at 12:00 & 4:00 p.m., March 7 at 11:00 a.m. & 4:00 p.m., March 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13 at 4:00 p.m., March 14 at 11:00 a.m. & 4:00 p.m., March 15, 16, 17, 18, 19 at 4:00 p.m., more dates available. Tour lasts 45 minutes and costs 9 Euros for person 14 and older, 4.50 euros for ages 7-14 and under 7 is free. Please call 0221-3998994 for tickets.