RTL today – What’s new? 22 october
Welcome to the weekend! This one is filled with exotic instruments on stage, a loop workshop for children or a military history exhibition in Diekirch.
1. Start looping at the Rocklab workshop
What: Fun workshop
Or: Rocklab at the Rockhal, 5 Av. Du Rock’n’Roll, 4083 Esch-sur-Alzette
When: Friday October 22 – Saturday October 23, flexible hours – info & tickets
Have you ever wondered how loop stations work, both in the studio and live? Rocklab organizes a fun workshop for children aged 5 to 8 (Friday) and 9 to 12 (Saturday) for children to create “their own group” with just their hands, their voice and their idea of sound or sound. melody. Music educator Catherine Hengesch will show participants many fun ways to create their own sound arrangements using a loop station. Register via the link above.
2. Get involved in an interactive dance performance
What: One-on-one conversation
Or: Neimenster, 28 Rue Münster, 2160 Luxembourg
When: October 23 – October 27, flexible hours, info and tickets
By the wire is the intimate encounter between choreographer Anne-Mareike Hess and a member of the audience during a one-on-one phone call. Their voices meet in the ether. The type of dances, movements, bodies and spaces that Hess creates depends on the conversation that the viewer and the performer have; an improvised play. Each session will start with the question “How does your body feel?” From there, Hess begins to shape the performance …
3. Discover films and series on ARTE TV
What: International films, documentaries and culture
Or: Online at arte.tv
In March of this year, we reported that ARTE had produced a breathtaking documentary on Luxembourg’s landscapes and the people who define it. While it is obviously necessary to take a look at this 45-minute piece, it must be said that ARTE’s media channel is full of material to explore, all of which is freely accessible. A quick overview: long live concerts by Beth Hart or Anna Calvi, documentaries on processed foods, the spending habits of dictators in Switzerland and bio-hackers, ballet performances, images of surfing competitions and even history. migrants caught in the midst of Brexit. Immerse yourself in the world of ARTE TV this rainy and cozy weekend!
4. Listen to “China meets Luxembourg: Eastern and Western instruments”
What: Presented by the Chinese Cultural Center of Luxembourg
Or: Luxembourg Conservatory, 33 Rue Charles Martel, 2134 Luxembourg
When:Friday October 22 at 7 p.m. – free admission, info here
According to a Chinese legend, the Phoenix, “King of the birds”, always perches on the paulownia. Chinese ancestors used paulownia wood to make the “gǔzhēng”, a plucked-string musical instrument, commonly translated as the Chinese zither. This weekend the conservatory is hosting a concert mixing oriental and western musical instruments , comprising a guzheng, piano and cello ensemble, as well as a guzheng, pipa and jinghu ensemble. Expect a great combination of traditional, modern and classical music. The concert is first introduced by a lecture to introduce the audience to the history and development of Guzheng, basic technical performances and concert listening tips. So, informative and entertaining!
5. See CHAiLD and Maz in Esch
What: Childhood friends join forces
Or: Kulturfabrik, 116 rue de Luxembourg, 4221 Esch-sur-Alzette
When:Saturday 23 October at 7:30 p.m. – info & tickets
CHAiLD, a young Luxembourgish pop singer-songwriter, joins forces with Maz , a rapper from the Grand Duchy who tends towards darkness, melancholy and modern rap lyrics with old school beats. They are childhood friends, so it’s nice to see them together for the first time on stage in this great setting of the Kulturfabrik. If you like rap and pop, or something in between, this will be for you.
6. Familiarize yourself with the tabla
What: Oriental atmosphere
Or: Philharmonie, 1 Pl. De l’Europe, 1499 Luxembourg
When:Friday October 22 at 7 p.m. – info & tickets
Launch of the new season Adventure Series + , the Luxembourg Philharmonic Orchestra and tabla player Zakir Hussain embark on October 22 for a trip to India. Originating from the north of the subcontinent, the tabla drum has conquered a multitude of musical universes – making the leap from traditional Indian music to classical concert halls, but also to pop music. That evening, Hussain appears not only as a virtuoso performer, but also as a composer, and in the third part of the evening he presents another side of his instrument in a relaxed atmosphere.
7. Learn more about the reconstruction process in Luxembourg after World War II
What: History exhibition
Or: Military History Museum, 10 Bamertal, 9209 Diekirch
When: Open Tuesday to Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., info here
Devastated villages, crumbling infrastructure, rotting animal carcasses, fear of plague and live ammunition, missing relatives … in many ways, the war continued in people’s minds even after the Battle of the Bulge and the final liberation Luxembourg in February 1945. More than 18,000 private homes were damaged. Apart from the 108,000 people directly affected by the war damage, many Luxembourgers have remained cut off from their homeland. Rebuilding Luxembourg has been a huge challenge. The Military History Museumhighlights the developments, failures and successes of its current exhibition.
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