Late May Events: Crazy Christmas in the carpark!

Vivienne, the star of the show (photo: Hasse Ferrold)
May 15th, 2020 4:23 pm| by Valmira Gjoni, Nabanita Ghosh & Roselyne Min
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Goodnight stories for the neighbourhood
May 19, 21:30; Teatret ved Sorte Hest, Vesterbrogade 150, Cph V; free adm
Sweet, poetic evenings await in the carpark of the Teatret Ved Sorte Hest where Denmark’s favourite British comedian Vivviene McKee will be performing bedtime stories and a couple of songs in English on May 19. The theatre’s parking lot has been transformed into a small magic scene surrounded by colourful lights and welcoming neighbours in magical nights from May 14-22. There is free entrance. However, the theatre can accommodate only ten people at a time, so arrive early. (VG)

Online Zumba Party
May 15, 17:30; free adm; register via irina.cernova@gmail.com
Stay fit and party hard with Irina, as she takes you off to sway to some Zumba beats. The party on May 14 will have a carnival theme, while May 15 will bring alive the disco of the 1980s and the 90s in your home. The sessions are free, but donations are appreciated. Irina has inspired a lot of people to stay fit with Zumba. Join her Facebook group, Zumba with Irina Cernova, to stay updated on news about events and other online links. (NG)

Littlepinkmaker workshops
ongoing, any time; littlepinkmaker.com; various prices
Grab your apron, unleash your creativity and find your next new skill under the guidance of the distance learning workshops of Littlepinkmaker. The Norrebro-based studio/lab is offering classes and workshops for the whole family. Learn how to use a sewing machine, create patterns and practise sustainable printing with all the tools and materials needed to complete the class, which are delivered to your doorstep with tea and coffee. Visit the website to find out the available workshops and prices. (VG)

Dance of Imagination and Transformation
May 28, 10:00; Bøllemosen; hosted by Dance of Imagination and Transformation in Nature
This dance session is a great stressbuster right now. Inspired by natural phenomena, Butoh (Japanese dance theatre), BMC (body-mind centring), tai chi and other somatic forms, it will have a healing effect on your body and soul. Safe distancing and guidelines for gatherings are being maintained. (NG)

Online meditation and yoga
May 20 & 28, 16:45; Skandinavisk Yoga & Meditation Skole; via Zoom
In these challenging times, you need to relax with yoga and meditation. Learn various breathing and yoga techniques to give your mind a break from all the ongoing stress. Take part in the sessions through Zoom. Participants are expected to join in 15 minutes early. The Zoom ID and password is available on the Facebook page. (NG)

Concert at MellemRummet
May 22, 20:00; MellemRummet, Ravnsborggade 11, Cph N; free adm
The Mellemrummet, the city’s cosiest volunteer-run café, proudly presents the debut of the Azadeh musical collaboration between the singer and songwriter Azadeh Ghavamrad and producer Emil Lundbak. Enjoy fair trade coffee and cheap, locally brewed beer. All profits are donated to support social change and sustainability through the work of Mellemfolkeligt Samvirke, ActionAid Denmark. (VG)

Two exhibitions at V1 Gallery
ongoing, ends July 9; weekdays 10:00-17:00, Sat 11:00-15:00; Flæsketorvet 69, Cph V; free adm
This vernissage is taking place on a Tuesday at 10 am. In adherence with the health authority guidelines, the gallery presents Signs of Life by HuskMitNavn and What did I know of your days by the duo Danielle Orchard and Nikki Maloof. Book online via booking@v1gallery.com to avoid waiting outside as the gallery can accommodate a maximum of 20 visitors at a time. (VG)

Jazz Meets Storytelling
May 16, 20:00-21:00; Live-Stream via youtu.be/Ml6l4-oep9c
Join an intriguing program of jazz interpretations of the Danish jazz vocalist Tine Bruhn. This is an intimate concert presenting a combination of contemporary jazz sounds and melodic folk music with a poetic depth and passion. The concert will live stream from The Village recording studio in Copenhagen. Visit the Facebook event’s page and follow the link. (VG)

Low Fi presents MOODY
May 21, 20:00; lowficoncerts.com; Live on Low Fi’s Facebook page
Low Fi has successfully created an online platform for artists and musicians from all over the world. They treat music lovers with remarkable online concerts. Moody is known for spunky and soul-inspired flirtatious music that “connects to a generation and inspires them”. (NG)

Louisiana channel – 750 meets with the art
ongoing, anytime; free adm; channel.louisiana.dk
While Louisiana remains closed until June 8, explore 750 videos profiling artists, architects, writers and more on its channel. The museum’s virtual 24-hour ‘wing’ is always open to inspire us with art, literature, music, architecture and design. All the videos are in English. (VG)

Online exhibitions @SMK
ongoing, any time; artsandculture.google.com; free adm
With collections dating back to the mid-16th century, the National Gallery offers digitalised exhibitions and a collection of selected paintings. With ‘Art’ it provides its visitors with insights on how a work of art comes into existence. The museum is planning to reopen on June 9 under specific safety measures. (VG)

Flexibility training
May 23 & June 9, 19:00; KU.BE, Dirch Passers Alle 4, Frederiksberg; free adm
Get rid of stress accumulated during the isolation with some positive training that focuses on flexibility and agility. The training is available for people over 13 years old, regardless of their level. Make sure to register yourself at 2973 1019 by entering your name and date of participation. (VG)

Quarantine Film Club
ongoing, ends May 24, YouTube
Working with partners across the world to extend free access to information for everyone, The Why Foundation produces and donates documentaries to underserved countries and distributes them on a sliding fee scale to other broadcasters around the world to combat disinformation. Don’t miss this journey across the world through selected films. (VG)

West African sabar dance
ends May 25, every Monday, 18:00; hosted by sab’ ART
Sab’ ART and World Dance Academy are hosting weekly online Sabar dance and drum lessons for all levels. Sabar is a high energy dance form, hence anyone who is interested in West African beats and dancing is welcome to join. The sessions are held on Zoom. (NG)

Bakken & Tivoli reopening
June 8
They are respectively the oldest and third oldest themeparks in the world, so you would imagine they’re used to closing due to pandemics. After all, Bakken was over 130 years old when plague hit Copenhagen in 1711, wiping out a third of its entire population. While Tivoli has survived cholera and polio outbreaks. (BH)

Hot yoga in sunshine
ongoing; Dóttir HotYoga, Teglholmsgade 76A, Cph K; 65-125kr
Keep a healthy body for a healthy mind in this extraordinary time. While most of the workout spaces are closed, boost your activity with outdoor yoga by joining the Dóttir Hot Yoga community. Keep an eye on the official Facebook page for the exact location. (VG)

Sceneindgangen Live
various dates updated on Facebook page; free adm
Enjoy online dance classes during the lockdown period for free via Facebook Live every week. If you are looking for something more sophisticated and classic than hip-hop or salsa, this is a good opportunity for you to try ballet or contemporary dance. Take the online class as a trial. (RM)

Online concert from Kristian’s living room
May 17 & 24, 21:00; facebook.com/traddk; free adm
A Danish musician hit hard by cabin fever has started giving free live music concerts on his page. Kristian specialises in strong Danish folk music traditions. He is very active on the Danish and Scandinavian folk music scene as well as the rest of Europe. (RM)

Dis.Art in Denmark
ongoing, ends Sep 1; dis.art; free adm
The museum has teamed up with the internationally renowned artists’ collective DIS, the contemporary art exhibition site Tranen and the world’s biggest documentary festival CPH:DOX to offer films and series on the streaming platform Dis.art!

Magali Michaut concert
May 17, 17:00; Facebook Live; hosted by Magali Michaut
The beautiful French singer Magali Michaut is performing an online concert. You won’t reget tuning into her smoky voice. (NG)