Not the Bohr you might think

October 4th, 2013

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Copenhagen – a serious play about the war-time meeting between two Nobel Prize-winning physicists, Denmark’s Niels Bohr and Germany’s Werner Heisenberg – might seem like a strange choice for Vivienne McKee at the London Toast Theatre, who every year bring us the Crazy Christmas Cabaret. But McKee has adapted Michael Frayn’s award-winning play to present a staged reading that is thought-provoking and encourages audience interaction. Starring Tony Wedgwood (Bohr), David Bateson (Heisenberg) and McKee (Margrethe Bohr), the play examines the moral responsibilities of scientists. With your help if you fancy it.

Glassalen, Tivoli; Sun 19:30; tickets: 80kr, www.plus.politiken.dk; www.londontoast.dk; duration: 45 mins, followed by a Q&A


International Organ Festival
The Royal Danish Academy of Music offers six days of concerts, master classes, lectures and excursions at the international event ‘20th Century Organ Art with a special focus on Anton Heiller, Paul Hindemith and György Ligeti’. The festival presents distinguished Danish and international organists as well as faculty and students of DKDM. Performances will also be given by Odense Symphony Orchestra, DKDM Brass, DKDM Vocal Ensemble, and DKDM Children’s Choir. LDU

Various locations around the city; starts Sat, ends Thu; free adm; www.dkdm.dk

The Femina lifestyle fair is a unique event where women of all ages can find inspiration and ideas on fashion, food, beauty, decoration and culture. Mothers, daughters and sisters are welcome at this child-friendly event, which promises tips and tricks on how to dress and how to lead a healthier lifestyle. The fair is packed with fashion shows, food samples and live entertainment.

Forum, Frederiksberg; starts Fri, ends Sun, open Fri 10:00-19:00, Sat 10:00-18:00, Sun 10:00-17:00; pre-sale tickets: over-12s 95kr, under-12s 55kr, under-5s free adm, at the door: over-12s 145kr; www.feminaiforum.dk


Danish Beatbox Championships
Beatboxing is a musical discipline that has yet to attain recognition as an independent form of expression. The recently formed Danish Beatbox Union (DBF) is, however, working on championing this cause locally and will be hosting an entertaining showcase of 16 of the nation’s slickest beat boxers, who have been selected on the basis of pre-sent video material. With rumours of a live stream of the event to a global audience rife, this is one show you’d like to say you had the pleasure of going to.

Pumpehuset, Studiestræde 52, Cph K; Sat 19:00; tickets: 60-80kr



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