As one Aries leaves, another arrives
Catch a comedy concert, meet other dog lovers at the beach, or introduce your kids to the wonders of nature with this week's events.
Known for his exaggerated but pristine imitations of Jay-Z, Snoop Dogg, Al Pacino and Arnold Schwarzenegger, comedian Aries Spears is making his first Copenhagen appearance as part of a European tour. In addition to her long-running roles on MADtv, Spears has also starred in films such as Malcom X and Jerry Maguire.
Bremen Theatre, Nyropsgade 39, Cph V; Mon 21:00, Tickets: 220-295kr, www.billetlugen.dk
Planet Human & Shaman
This Sunday marks the premiere of the film and performance producer Next Zone’s lastest two explosive dance pieces. Drawing attention to endangered cultures and celebrating human diversity, the two collectives are globally inspired by different urban and rural environments. With break-dancers, a roller skating champion and a contortionist, choreographer Lene Boel’s two-part show promises to be a thought-provoking, raw and ritualistic performance.
Nationalmuseets Biograf Teater, New Vestergade 10, Cph K; starts Sun, ends May 12, performances 20:00 Tue-Thu & May 3 & 10, 14:00 Sat-Sun & May 3 & 10; Tickets: 120kr, concessions available, www.teaterbilletter.dk, 7020 2096; www.nextzonemoves.dk
Mahler’s Symphony No.6
Come to Roskilde’s Music Association’s final concert of the season with the Copenhagen Philharmonic. Performing Mahler’s Symphony No.6, Cristian Madeal will be overseeing proceedings as guest conductor. The symphony itself is perceived as a musical prophecy. Written by Mahler the year before his daughter’s death, this tragic and moving symphony is sure to move all.
Roskilde Congress Centre, Møllehusvej, Roskilde; Fri 19:30; Tickets 70kr
Ever just feel the need to burst out into song? This is just the thing for you! Hosted by the newly-opened music school Korskolen, this improv a capella workshop will teach you about the wonders of song. It’s open to anyone and everyone, with or without any musical experience. Be sure to wear comfortable clothes and shoes. Coffee, tea and cakes will be served!
Discover the beauty of nature through one of the world’s most ambitious works on the plant kingdom, Flora Danica. Featuring thousands of flowers, algae, and fungi, this 17th century project is a result of a 123-year collaboration between scientists, copper printers, and artists.
Geologisk Museum, Øster Voldgade 5-7, Cph K; open daily 10:00-16:00, ends Dec 20; Tickets 40kr, children 25kr
Dog meet-up at Amager Hundestrand
Join the rest of Copenhagen’s international dog lovers for a leisurely walk around the Amager dog beach. Afterwards, warm up from the wind with drinks and snacks at a local sailing club cafe and discuss future ideas for Dogenhagen meetup group. All four-legged friends and their owners are welcome. Meet at the Øresund metro station at 13:00.
Meet at Øresund metro station, Sun April 28 13:00-16:00; free adm, www.meetup.com/dogenhagen