A magical world of invention

This autumn is under a colourful spell! Enjoy this week's events!

Habengut – a journey of invention
A highly visual play with limited dialogue, Habengut is suitable for children of all nationalities. Set in the household of an inventor, a family argument leads to the patriarch of the household, Professor Habengut, leaving his wife and trusty robot, Putigut, to travel back to the Stone Age – the perfect era for an inventor to stumble upon, you would imagine. “It’s a funny, poetic and very visual piece,” the Ugandan-Russian co-creator and animation director, Luba Lynch, told InOut. “It’s a great way for children to learn that there is no such thing as a ‘bad’ idea, and that all ideas can be developed.” Invention workshops will follow the second show from Wednesday-Friday during the autumn half-term, while the venue is also open for shows on Culture Night at 17:00 and 18:30.

Børnescenen, Folketearet, Nørregade 39, Cph K; starts Tue, ends 28 Oct, performances Tue-Fri 10:00 & 11:30, Sat 10:30 & 12:00, Sun 14:00 & 15:30; www.teaterbilleter.dk; www.loops360.net/habengut; suitable for 3-8 year-olds


Loona nights
Dansehallerne will open up its foyer space to experimental and new artists. In such a bare, raw framework, anything can happen. See the dancers express something they are passionate about on the stage. There will be ten short performances, each comprising ten minutes. The evening will be informal, giving audience members the opportunity to give the dancers feedback after the performances. There are two Loona Nights scheduled for March and June 2013 if you miss out this time.

Foyer, Dansehallerne, Pasteursvej 20, Cph V; Fri 21:30; Duration: 100 mins; www.dansehallerne.dk


Seeress Prophecy 
Come to where theatre meets food at this Nordic food event hosted by culinary artist Mette Martinussen from the renowned Madeleine’s Madteater, and an artistic team from Republique, complete with a resident historian. Indulge in a nine-course wine menu as shape-shifter Loki guides you through Sybil’s tale of creation, Armageddon and resurrection. A delight for your eyes, ears, hands and taste buds.

Location to be confirmed; starts Wed, ends 17 Nov, performances Wed-Sat 19:00; tickets 1,075- 1,395kr; www.republique.dk


1,001 Nights 
Five stories from the Arabian masterpieces will be performed for your kids. Meet fakirs and spirits and encounter magic carpets spells, treasure and exotic places.

Teater Zeppelin, Valdemarsgade 15, Cph V; ends Nov 16, performances every day except mon, Sat 13:00 & 15:30, other times vary; tickets 165kr, under-25s: 95kr, www.teaterbilletter.dk; 3322  0478, mail@zeppelin.dk; 75 mins; www.zeppelin.dk; over-7s

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