90 years of the Palucca School- a retrospective

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The Palucca School and Modern Dance Germany’s only university specializing in dance is located in Dresden. It was founded in 1925 by the dancer Gret Palucca, who until then had given lessons in her own apartment. While there are many dancing schools named after their founder, no...

Women’s Day 2016 in Dresden

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The International Women’s Day The International Women’s Day has a long tradition. It goes back to the workers’ movement of the mid-19th to the 20th century. First decisive moments were demonstrations and strikes of textile workers in the United States since...

The darker side of ‘affordable’ Fast fashion: An exhibition to visit

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The most important thing in ‘fast fashion’  is the low price. And this comes with a hidden price tag: The environment and the workers in the supply chain. ‘The Dark Sides of Fashion’ – a new exhibition in Dresden’s Hygine Museum addresses this...

BRN Dresden or the great non stop party this weekend!

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BRN stands for Bunte Republik Neustadt or literally the Colorful Republic of Neustadt. It is a play on the words Bundesrepublik (Federal Republic) and points at the colourful, bohemian, alternative lifestyle that took root in Neustadt (New City of Dresden) in East German times....

And what about students?

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Yes students…there is good news. If you book directly with us (that means just showing up at the tour starting point with proof of your being a student) you get 2€ off from the normal price. In case you are worried about the tours being sold out and would rather book in...

IBUG your life at Crime Show!

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Crime Show, sorry…Crimmitschau was the ‘City of a 100 chimmneys’ at the beginning of the 20th Century, and was one of the major textile industries centre in Saxony. As the factories were closed down in 1990, they stood, abandoned and desolate. Till this week....

THE NEW MILITARY HISTORY MUSEUM DRESDEN

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The Jewish-American architect Daniel Libeskind (Jewish Museum in Berlin), who specializes in memorial architecture has turned, following a contract with the Defense Department, the old arsenal building into a museum for German Army History. An impressive new design and highly...

CYNETART

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13th Festival For Computer Based Art Dresden For all visitors of Dresden and our DresdenWalks guests as well, the festival for computer based art CYNEART takes place from 26th November to 6th December. Within this event insights into the interdisciplinary and intercultural ways...