CulturePie’s Bites

Check out our monthly guides for cultural events in Copenhagen during 2016 – from free days out, to unique locations in the city and delicious places to eat! All our recommendations are suitable for English speakers too!

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Culture Night 2016

It’s that time of the year when the city is taken over for a night like no other – Culture Night! We know the choice can be a bit overwhelming, with so many events and things to see and do – so we made you a handy shortlist of our recommendations! Enjoy your night and let us know what you got up to! Buy your Culture Pass in advance here.
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Overgaden Gallery, Overgaden Neden Vandet 17, 1414 Copenhagen K
1830-2200overgadenUsing Mette Winckelmann’s current exhibition Come Undone, Overgaden will be transformed in to a visual and sensory wonderland. Equipped with trombone, violin, saxophone and drums the all-female quintet Selvhenter will perform their uncompromising, boundless energetic sound in dialog with the exhibition and space. Meanwhile Smag & Rum will provide a both aesthetic and surprising gastronomic experience inspired by Mette Winckelmann’s works.
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Hillerødgade Bad og Hal, Sandbjerggade 35, 2200 Copenhagen N
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Enghave Plads 10, 1670 Copenhagen V
1800-2200sidewalkFor the first time ever SIDEWALK and KIHOSKH presents an all classic skate contest on Enghave Plads! 30 of the best skaters will be invited to participate in the competition. For those of us who wish to just spectate, there will be good tunes, cocktails, coffee and snacks available. Put on your best autumn jacket and come join us for some serious skateboard action in October.
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Politikens Boghallen, Rådhuspladsen 37, 1785 Copenhagen K
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Torvehallerne, Frederiksborggade 21, 1360 Copenhagen K
1800-2200oystersOysters and champagne sound as good a way as any to start your Culture Night! Call by Torvehallerne to try a couple of delicious Bretagne oysters with a glass of champagne for just 35kr.
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Krystalgade 15, 1172 Copenhagen K
1900-midnightcentral-libraryGo behind the scenes and deep underground for a variety of unique and intimate experiences with authors, entrepreneurs and special secrets in Central Library’s basement. Each room is curated by a special guest including Golden Days festival, the Human Library and Gin & Gender, who have been given free rein to create small, intense experiences in their own special space.
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Øen Mimersgade (opposite number 60), 2200 Copenhagen N
1900-2300baghavenØen, DITwerk and KulturN invite you to Culture Night in the backyard. Transforming the former tram depot with live visuals and electronic improvisations reinterpreting the history and future of the area in light and sound. Later, there will be a live concert at Øen with Norwegian group HLLW. Hot and cold refreshments served from 1900.
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Den Frie Udstillingsbygning, Oslo Plads 1, 2100 Copenhagen Ø
1700-2330music-and-cheeseThis Culture Night, Den Frie Udstillingsbygning will open Mika Rat’s spectacular exhibition ‘Cheese’. A work which, with its immediacy and surreal and humorous process encourages dialogue and reflection with the audience and discussions about the relationship between cultural encounters, globalization and gender policy. There will be a series of talks, tours and performances throughout the evening and you can explore the exhibition with a complementary glass of wine, and a cheese board- of course!
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Kapelvej 4, 2200 Copenhagen N
1800-2300assistensA night of Shakespeare in the churchyard. Theatre, spirits, ghosts, fairies, strange animals and other creatures from Shakespeare’s universe will fill the cemetery, in commemoration 400 years of Shakespeare’s death. Throughout the evening there will be theatre, music, performances, tours, light installations and more for you to explore.
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Want to meet more people interested in theatre, music and cultural events? Join our monthly get-together – to meet up and go to a performance together! The performances are in English, or non verbal, and if you are interested, click here for updates or email carol@culturepie.dk for details!

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September Culture

We are now entering Danish ‘Sensommer’- that point somewhere between summer and autumn, where we all try to make the most of being outside while we can. Here’s our guide to making the most of the month ahead in the city!
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CPH Alt
2-4th September

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Alt_Cph is Copenhagen’s experimental art fair, focusing on artist-run initiatives, hosted by Fabrikken – The Factory of Art & Design. In 2016 Copenhagen’s alternative art fair Alt_Cph will showcase some of the city’s most innovative and interesting platforms and initiatives working beyond the scope of the conventional artist-run space.
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1-4th September

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Nørrebro Urban Garden Festival invites everyone inside the district’s many roof gardens, backyards, gardens and green laboratories! Get inspiration on how to grow in the city, taste an herbal cocktail or a green juice, make a Japanese hanging garden, hang out in a roof garden, soak up the morning yoga and learn about permaculture – and don’t forget to check out what’s sure to be an awesome afterparty in Nordvest’s Lurendrejeren!
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Zulu International Comedy Festival
1-11th September

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Zulu’s international comedy festival returns to Copenhagen this month, featuring 10 days of local and award winning international comedians. Join our Culture Club trip to see the award winning UK comedian Josie Long perform at Lygten Station on Monday September 5th!
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SydhavnsGade Opening
17th September

14051752_1174005145990174_2385348841676843156_nA new cultural space is opening up in the up and coming area of Sydhavn lead by SydhansGade – a group of young, dedicated individuals who aim to create new cultural facilities-music, theatre, art, gastronomy, physical activity, and more-targeted young people in Sydhavn. Find out more about the plans for the space, as well as enjoying a range of activities, workshops, community dinner and dancing.
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Copenhagen Maker
23-25th September

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Want to meet more people interested in theatre, music and cultural events? Join our monthly get-together – to meet up and go to a performance together! The performances are in English, or non verbal, and if you are interested, click here for updates or email carol@culturepie.dk for details!

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August Culture

August is packed full of festivals and with so much choice it can be hard to decide. We’ve done all the hard work for you – here’s our pick of the best!
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Shakespeare Festival at Hamlet’s Castle
Kronborg Castle
1-21st August

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Kronborg Castle in Helsingør, otherwise known as Hamlet’s Castle, celebrates whole month of Shakespeare with a series of indoor and outdoor performances inspired by the bard. The programme features various interpretations of Hamlet including an outdoor film screening of Laurence Olivier’s classic version, a modern retelling by UK theatre company Flute, and a Scandanavian operatic version, as well as other Shakespearean plays.
Join CulturePie’s Culture Club, where we will be making a trip to see Two Gentlemen of Verona on August 12th. Find out more here!
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Fælledparken and Kongens Have
1-12th August

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There’s loads of free outdoor cinema taking place around the city this August. Check out Zulu’s five day programme, and Cinemateket’s events featuring a main film plus music and quizzes to keep you entertained from early evening onwards.horizontalruleStrøm
Various locations
6-13th August

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For the 10th year in a row Strøm celebrates electronic music with a festival that combines new, innovative electronic music and events in unique locations round the city. Fall alseep in a church to the sounds of specially composed ‘sleep concert’, check out an amazing array of soundsystems-on-wheels as they cycle around the city during the ‘sound cycle parade’, and watch Daft Punk’s new film in nordvest’s hippest new urban outdoor space under Bispeengbuen.
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Various locations
16-21st August

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Copenhagen Pride Week 2016 takes off on Tuesday 16th and continues throughout the week with free concerts, events, entertainment and debates. The full programme of events will be announced soon. The week will end with the Pride Parade taking over the streets on Saturday 20th – everyone is welcome to join!
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Bredgade
19th August

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The start of the new cultural season begins on Bredgade with private views, design and art experiences as well as food and refreshments along Bredgade. A number of locations along the street open their doors to the public for art, culture and design experiences – free for everyone.
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Papirøen
28th August

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Papirøen experiences a swing dance takeover this August, with a day of dance classes, retro hair dressing, swing dance competitions, djs and more! The whole day is free and all the dancing will be accompanied by a live Swing Orchestra!
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Want to meet more people interested in theatre, music and cultural events? Join our monthly get-together – to meet up and go to a performance together! The performances are in English, or non verbal, and if you are interested, click here for updates or email carol@culturepie.dk for details!

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July Culture

School’s out for summer and there is so much on offer to see and do in Copenhagen whatever your age and interests! Here’s our recommendations for this monthIslands Brygge - Summer No.1
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24th June – 2nd October
Danish Architecture Centre and other locations
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The Danish Architecture Centre welcomes its new summer exhibition exploring how we can use public space in the city for play, movement, freedom of expression and fellowship across gender, ethnicity and age. Alongside the exhibition are a series of free events throughout the summer for you to try out new forms of movement – from yoga, to street handball, skateboarding and kayaking you can explore the city in a whole new dynamic way!

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Copenhagen Jazz Festival
1-10th July
Various locations
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The jazz festival is upon us with hundreds of shows going on across the first two weeks of July- we really are spoilt for choice from street parades, to big band shows, eclectic contemporary jazz, New Orleans´s finest musicians, free outdoor performances…the list goes on!

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Indian Vegetarian Food Festival
9th July
Østerbrohuset
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Showcasing the diversity of India´s cuisine, with local people cooking dishes from different regions of the country. Due to the amazing success of the event (last year curry fans queued for over an hour!) they have moved the event to a larger venue in Østerbrohuset, but we would advise to get there early just in case!

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Meeting of Styles
22-24th July
Pumpehusets Byhaven
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The world’s largest grafitti festival Meeting of Styles returns to Denmark this year. Take a seat in Pumpehuset’s outdoor courtyard and watch some amazing street art unfold around you as artists from across Europe transform the space in a live 2 day grafitti session, complemented by an awesome music programme on the outdoor stage.

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Trailerpark Festival
28-30th July
Enghavevej 80
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A spectacular 3 day music, arts and technology festival situated in the heart of Copenhagen, with more than 30 live concerts, a stage dedicated to the finest DJ’s, and a festival area unlike anywhere else.
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CulturePie’s Culture Club!

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Want to meet more people interested in theatre, music and cultural events? Join our monthly get-together – to meet up and go to a performance together! The performances are in English, or non verbal, and if you are interested, click here for updates or email carol@culturepie.dk for details!

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May Culture

The clouds have parted and the warm weather is here! Here’s our guide for what to see and do around Copenhagen this month.3786793236_92931c0d07_o
1. Geyser By the Sea
6th May – 2nd September (every Friday)
Kulturhuset Islands Brygge
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Celebrate sunshine, sea and the beginning of the weekend at Island’s Brygge with free weekly Friday outdoor concerts by the harbour. The May/June programme features touring singer / songwriters, experimental indie pop, solid blues rock and soulful bluegrass from home and abroad. The first concert starts Friday 6th May at 16:00 featuring Richard Farrell and Karen Kousgaard.

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2. Elsie and Norm’s Macbeth
4th-17th May (in English)
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Copenhagen’s newest theatre company Down the Rabbit Hole presents an immersive theatre production with a comical re-telling of Shakespeare’s Macbeth. Elsie and Norm invite you into their living room for tea and a little culture – in a unique site-specific location under the vintage clothing store “A Touch of Vintage” in the heart of Copenhagen.

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3. Inside Out Three Sisters – 6 Acting Students in Search of Chekov
20-25th May (in English)
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After seeing the brilliant production of The Three Sisters by CISPA at Christmas, we can’t wait to see this retelling through the eyes of it’s minor characters: the maids, the musicians, the chef, the door keeper, and the actors playing them. They perform a play behind the play, where re-enacted scenes from the original intertwine with these characters’ and actors’ rituals and enterprises, which reveal that they endure their absurd predicaments, the regrets of the past and the illusions of the future.

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Click Festival

20-22nd May
Helsingør (selected events in English, or non-verbal)
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CLICK embraces the future by exploring the field between art, science and technology during a three day festival in the picturesque harbour of Helsingør. We’re particularly excited by a performance in the great old shipyard hall – HAL 14 – which becomes the stage for the masterpiece Music in Twelve Parts performed by Philip Glass and The Philip Glass Ensemble.

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The Guilty Feminist

May 22nd (in English)
Comedy Zoo
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Ever felt like you ought to be better at feminism?
Join comedians Sofie Hagen and Deborah Frances-White for their new comedy podcast, recorded in front of a live audience. Each week Sofie, Deborah and a special guest discuss topics “all 21st century feminists agree on” while confessing their insecurities, hypocrisies and fears that underlie their lofty principles.
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CulturePie’s Culture Club!

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Want to meet more people interested in theatre, music and cultural events? Join our monthly get-together – to meet up and go to a performance together! The performances are in English, or non verbal, and if you are interested, click here for updates or email carol@culturepie.dk for details!

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April Culture

Ah April – the sun is slowly coming out to play and the winter coats are coming off! Dodge the showers and check out below for our recommendations on what to see and do this month.3786793236_92931c0d07_o
1. Jazz on a Summers Day
10th April
Cinemateket
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It’s not summer just yet, but let’s transport ourselves there for a while with this documentary filmed by fashion photographer Bert Stern at the Newport Jazz Festival Rhode Island in 1958. The film merges images of water and the city with the performances at the festival by Louis Armstrong, Mahalia Jackson, Gerry Mulligan, Dinah Washington, Thelonious Monk. Come early for a free jazz concert in the bar with Freudendal Konceptet.

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2. Pim and Theo
14-17th April
Teater V
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Award-winning theatre company NIE bring a remarkable production to Teater V, Valby, blending sound, powerful imagery and live action to tell the story of Theo van Gogh and Pim Fortuyn – two victims of extremism with opposing political views. In an immersive promenade show, the audience come face to face with two of the most controversial figures in European politics. Pim & Theo explores culture and identity, the rules of life and death and the limits of tolerance in our society.

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3. Love and Money
7th-29th April
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Money can’t buy love but debt can certainly cost relationships. Dennis Kelly’s remarkable “Love and Money” holds a cracked mirror up to our modern world of easy credit and compulsive shopping. Compelling, poignant, and disturbingly funny; Jess and David’s marriage twists and burns with intolerable debt, driving them to desperate measures. Performed by the much applauded Why Not Theatre Company.
Join our CulturePie theatre trip to Love and Money this month and speak with the cast after the show!

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4. Assemble Artists Talk
21st April
Inkonst, Malmo
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Ok, so this one isn’t technically in Copenhagen – but we think it is worth the journey! Assemble are a collective based in London who work across the fields of art, architecture and design. Their working practice seeks to address the typical disconnection between the public and the process by which places are made. Assemble champion a working practice that is interdependent and collaborative, seeking to actively involve the public as both participant and collaborator in the on-going realization of the work. In 2015 they won the Turner Prize for their ongoing work alongside local residents and others to rebuild the Granby Four Streets, an area of Liverpool that has suffered from years of dereliction.

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5. 48 Hour Festival
28th April – 1st May
Nørrebro
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Nørrebro hosts 48 hours of cultural events including concerts, workshops street parties, food festivals, art exhibitions and childrens events. Last year 60 events took place over the two days, and this year they hope to grow even bigger so there really will be something for everyone!
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CulturePie’s Culture Club!

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Want to meet more people interested in theatre, music and cultural events? Join our monthly get-together – to meet up and go to a performance together! The performances are in English, or non verbal, and if you are interested, click here for updates or email carol@culturepie.dk for details!

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February Culture

February may be frosty but it won’t stop us having fun in the city! Check out below for our recommendations on what to see and do this month.4368884246_486e0ea957_o

1. Vinterjazz Festival
5-28th February

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Jazz Danmark brings a packed programme of Jazz performances around the city throughout February. A really diverse programme that caters for everyone – from funk and soul to brass bands to contemporary, with a great selection of free events too.

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2. Uropa – An Asylum Ballet
16-20th February
Det Kongelige Teater
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Aided by dancers from the Royal Danish Ballet, a group of six asylum seekers tell their story live at the Royal Theatre, through music, dance and live dialogue.The performance has been created to help change perceptions of refugees in Denmark.

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3. Shakespeare Unplugged
22nd February – 24th March
Krudttonden
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An interactive collection of some of Shakespeare’s poetry about that crazy & complex thing called love brought to you in English by That Theatre Company.

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4. Sofie Hagen – Bubblewrap
23-24th February
Bremen Teater
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Danish comedian Sofie Hagen charmed the critics at last year’s Edinburgh Fringe Festival and now she brings her show (in English) to Bremen Teater for two nights!

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5. The Panda Affair
13th February – 12th March (English subtitles available on Thursday 25th February, 3rd and 10th March)
Teater Grob
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Corruption, hidden agendas, trust and paranoia intertwine in Teater Grob’s new play exploring a collision of cultures when a Danish couple try to start a business in China. The play takes place in Danish but for three nights during the run, the play will also be subtitled in English! JOIN US AT TEATER GROB ON MARCH 3RD FOR CULTUREPIE’S CULTURE CLUB
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CulturePie’s Culture Club!

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Want to meet more people interested in theatre, music and cultural events? Join our monthly get-together – to meet up and go to a performance together! The performances are in English, or non verbal, and if you are interested, click here for updates or email carol@culturepie.dk for details!

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January Culture

Don’t be a sad snowman and give in to that post- Christmas slump! Defeat those January blues with our get-up-and-go list of 5 cultural events this month! 8238398307_cddb0705f1_o

1. David Shrigley – Coloured Works on Paper
January 15th – preview event 17:00, Nicolai Wallner Gallery (free)

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A solo exhibition of new works by British artist and illustrator David Shrigley will be displayed at Nicolai Wallner Gallery until March. His dry, humourous and unique approach to visual art is sure to make a statement!

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2. Impossible
January 9th-23rd, Husets Teater (times vary)

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A highly acclaimed theatre production which returns for the third time in to Husets Teater. A silent movie is created live before your eyes in a moving and breathtaking production. The performance is entirely without words, so suitable for all, regardless of what language you speak!

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3. Theatre
January 20th 19:00, Politikens Hus

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Politiken present a monologue exploring the Syrian refugee crisis and the death of Arab and African people in the Mediterranean Sea. The play is part of a trilogy which has travelled to Jordan and Cairo, and now premieres in Copenhagen. Written and directed by Marco Magoa and performed in English.

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4. Swing Dancing and Jazz at the Opera
January 24th 10:30, Copenhagen Opera House (free)
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CPH Swing gives a free hour of introduction to Swingdance, followed by a concert by The Famous Jazzband AK And All That Jazz where the floor is open to all to dance, watch the action or enjoy some brunch by the harbour.

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5. Teater and Tapas
January 31st, 16:00, Teaterøen
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Theatre + food + drink + socialising – we like the sound of this! Teaterøen will host a series of short performances which happen simultaneously in different rooms around the theatre. The performances are repeated 6 times and the audience can go between each show as they wish. Drinks and tapas are served in the bar. The performances will be in Danish, English or non-verbal – check out the programme for more details.

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CulturePie’s Culture Club – Coming Soon!

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Want to meet more people interested in theatre, music and cultural events? We are planning a monthly get-together – to meet up and go to a performance together! The performances will be in English, or non verbal, and if you are interested, keep checking our facebook page for updates or email carol@culturepie.dk for details!

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Christmas

The Christmas season is truly on its way in Copenhagen with so much to see and do in December. Here’s our tips on how to make the most of it! Glædelig Jul! poster_10_OCT_2015

1. Three Sisters by Anton Chekov
December 1-6th, Bryggergården

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Graduating students from Copenhagen International School of Performing Arts (CISPA) present one of Chekov’s most famous plays the Three Sisters, in a unique historic location in Kastrup. Book tickets via at cispa.dk.

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2. Winter Bathing and Viking Festival
December 6th, Kulturhuset Islands Brygge

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Feeling brave? Why not head down to the harbour at Islands Brygge! Winter bathing is open for Christmas so take a dip and then warm up with a sauna, warm drinks, a fire and viking games! Brrrrrrr!

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3. Quentin Tarantino at Cinemateket
December 8th – January 23rd, Cinemateket

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Cinemateket presents a whole month and more of Quentin Tarantino’s best known films. Over December and January you can see all the greats from Kill Bill to Reservoir Dogs, Pulp Fiction and Jackie Brown – the list goes on! Perfect for some Christmas down time or to beat the January blues!

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4. ØsterGRO Christmas Market
December 12-13th, Æbeløgade

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On a rooftop in the heart of Copenhagen, lies an urban farm and restaurant, and this Christmas they will be hosting a unique Christmas market. Here you will find delicious local vegetables, homemade apple juice, snapps, natural products, Christmas trees, as well as mulled wine, fires, æbleskiver – could it get any more hyggeligt?!

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5. Winter Solstice Party
December 18th, Danish Architecture Centre

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On the darkest day of the year, Copenhagen will light up the harbour with light, music and art installations. Come celebrate the start of longer days in a beautiful harbourside setting. The Danish Architecture Centre will be open with free access to all exhibitions.

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Reimagining the City

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City Link 2015: Reimagining the City is an exciting day of activities around Frederiksberg and Nordvest celebrating the city and exploring how we can use art and creativity to make exciting spaces in our city for everyone. The day long programme includes talks, debates, workshops, exhibitions, dinner and pop-up concerts. All events are in English and everyone is invited. There are activities for all ages to excite and delight the imagination! Check out our guide below!

Morning Talks
9.00-13.30 Tickets 50kr from Billetto

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A series of talks and panel debates on creative practices and public engagement methods to create lively and democratic cities and public space. The symposium will take place at the Arne Jacobsen designed canteen at Novozymes and we will hear from a range of artists, academics and creatives from Copenhagen and Edinburgh including Tanya Toft (Curator and Ph.d.), Morvern Cunningham (LeithLate), Ulrikke Neergaard (Somewhere), Kirsten Dufour (Astrid Noack), Jan Liliendahl Larsen (Urbanist, Supertanker), Mads Boserup (TagTomat), Martin Voola (Dome of Visions), Jenny Humberstone (HERE+NOW) and Richard Williams (Edinburgh University).
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Afternoon Creative Workshops
13.45-18.00 Entrance is free.

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An afternoon of activities for all ages. Underneath Bispeengbuen you will be able to design you own skateboard and make a giant chalk painting on the underpass. At Cafe Ved Buen, Creative Roots will be building creative indoor and outdoors spaces, and making workshops with their new 3D printer! At Glentevej you can learn all about urban gardening with TagTomat including a workshops on how to make your own planter for your home. At ContainerBy there will be a game-playing workshop exploring the future of the urban area. You can also take a walking art tour along Nordre Fasanvej with Somewhere, and hear about their work in the local area.
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Evening Exhibition Launch
17.00- 23.00 Entrance is free.

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Six Danish and six Scottish artists and curators have been part of an artist exchange programme, where they have studied each other’s cities and spaces. This process has led to the creation of new artistic works. Themes such as co-creation, democratic education, gentrification, and strategies towards the creation of creative city spaces are demonstrated in the exhibition. Thus the exhibition reflects upon local history and diversity between the cities. The exhibition launch will also include live music, DJ and bar, open til 11pm.
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Culture Night 2015

Culture Night is here and we will be out and about experiencing a dizzying array of cultural delights across Copenhagen! The programme of events can be overwhelming, so if you are a bit lost don’t worry – we’ve picked a few highlights to help you make the most of the evening! Most events area open from 6pm – midnight, simply buy a Culture Pass from a 7Eleven store, get out there and enjoy!poster_10_OCT_2015

1. Culture Night at Overgaden
Food, art and music – need we say more?

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The Overgaden Institute for Contemporary Art is collaborating with the food concept makers Smag og Rum (“Taste & space”) to bring you a specially created evening of food, art and electronic music. Smag og Rum work with set design, creative and visual expression and flavour, and have developed an experience around the theme of Overgaden’s current current exhibition TRUST, complemented by three different electronic music concerts.

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2. Sound and Lights at the Botanic Gardens
A true crowd pleaser

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A favourite every year, the Botanic Gardens are transformed in to a magical wonderland of light and sound interplaying with the palmhouse and water features of the park. Wrap up warm and head there for a truly memorable experience.

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3. Culture Night at Kødbyen
Spend the evening in Kødbyen

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There’s so much going on in Culture Night just in Kødbyen itself you could easily spend the whole night here! Visit the DGI-Byen, Fotografisk Center, Husets Teater, Billedskolen, Warehouse 9, Teaterbutikken, Råhuset og MUVE where you can climb walls, make your own photographs, get lost in a theatrical maze, hear anecdotes from Kødbyens history, live music, lights, visuals and, of course, eat some delicious food -what Kødbyen is most famous for!

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4. Culture Night at Charlottenborg Kunsthal
Art, music and fun times with Jes Brinch

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Danish artist Jes Brinch brings his latest exhibition “ONE FOOT IN THE GRAVE” – problems and alternatives to Charlottenborg Kunsthal. Throughout the night, together with a DJ-extravaganza, Jes Brinch has created a show that unfolds ideas through live events exploring the cross section between music and visual arts.

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5. Culture night at CISPA I Teater i Gærkælderen
Site specific theatre at Carlsberg

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Copenhagen International School of Performing Arts takes over Gærkælderen (The Yeast Cellar) for a series of theatrical scenarios across 5 different floors of the building. The scenarios are performed in English and repeated cyclically throughout the evening for the audience to join at any point and watch as many performances as they want.

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6. Culture night at the Danish Architecture Centre
Get building at DAC!

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Start off with a glass of champagne at the exhibition opening of “Groundbreaking Construction – 100 Danish Breakthroughs that Changed the world”. There will be a series of workshops at the centre around this theme – building with lego, learn about new materials, and light the facade of the building!

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7. Afterparty at the Dome of Visions
Culture Night doesn’t have to end at midnight!

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Join a secret pop up event from 8pm, right in the heart of the city, in the unique setting of Copenhagen’s space-dome the Dome of Visions, right next to the Black Diamond and overlooking the harbour. The event will be followed by a DJ set in the same space from 11pm onwards, where you can party in to the night.

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