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20.02.18

Literature in the Volksbühne in March 2018

The Volksbühne is proud to present eight book releases in the Roter Salon in March

Eric Nil
Abifeier: der perfekte Ort für das Familienscharmützel
Reader: Hans-Werner Meyer
Thursday, 8 March 2018, 8 pm
Volksbühne Roter Salon
Admission: 8 €

Nora's graduation is right around the corner. In an age when families are more likely to dissolve and unite with others in new configurations, a graduation party can turn into an emotional minefield. More info

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Attila Józsefs
List of free ideas
An expedition into Hungarian Freudo-marxism
With Christian Filips and Orsolya Kalász
Andyvazul (harmonica, flute, santur) and Susanne Bredehöft (actor)
Saturday, 10 March 2018, 8 pm
Volksbühne Roter Salon
Admission: 8 €

In May 1936 the Hungarian poet Attila József wrote a text that radically opposed the spirit of the times: the list of free ideas! Whilst Stalin was prohibiting Sigmund Freud’s texts in Moscow, József desperately continued his attempt to unite communism and psychoanalysis. More info.

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Grimmsches Wörterbuch, Dschihad und Weiße Rose - German histories from Das kulturelle Gedächtnis publishing house
Monday, 12 March 2018, 8 pm
Volksbühne Roter Salon
Admission: 8 €

Three books that mark special events in German history: From the arrest, trial and execution of the Scholl siblings to Germany's little-known involvement in jihad. More info.

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Hannes Ley
# ich bin hier - zusammen gegen Fake News und Hass im Netz
Wednesday, 14 March 2018, 8 pm
Volksbühne Roter Salon
Admission: 8 €

Whenever misogynist, xenophobic and other opinionated hostility incites humanity’s basest instincts, #ichbinhier bucks the trend and positions itself clearly against hate speech. ‘We don’t talk about Counter Speech. We practice it.’ Hannes Ley. More info.

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Marie Gamillscheg
Alles was glänzt
Wednesday, 21 March 2018, 8 pm
Volksbühne Roter Salon
Admission: 8 €

Of a gradually disappearing world, a common fate in the shadow of a large mountain and of the splendour within both demise and new beginnings. More info.

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Ulrich Alexander Boschwitz
Der Reisende
With Peter Graf and Thomas Sarbacher.
Moderation: Thomas Böhm
Monday, 26 March 2018, 8 pm
Volksbühne Roter Salon
Admission: 8 €

The Jewish businessman Otto Silbermann flees from Berlin in 1938, travelling across a Germany in a state of emergency, observing the indifference of others and at times their empathy. More info.

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