Late March/Early April Events: All eyes on CPH:DOX

Ten days of screenings online (CPH:DOX Facebook page)
March 25th, 2022 11:20 am| by Armelle Delmelle
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CPH:DOX
ongoing, ends April 3 and online April 1-10; various locations; Ticket and program at cpdox.dk
CPH:DOX will be a hybrid festival in 2022. All of the films will be screened at cinemas while a selection of films will be part of a nationwide online festival (geo-blocked to Denmark). All movies are in English or with English subtitles.

English Comedy Night
April 7, doors 18:00, show 18:45; Knock Knock Comedy Club, Vimmelskaftet 41, Cph K; 120kr, billetto.dk (only 60 seats)
Copenhagen English Comedy Night again presents three comics … wait, don’t forget compere Adrian Mackinder … for you to wash down with refreshing large beers (just 45 kroner) and cocktails (65). This month’s headliner is Peter Flanagan (Ireland), with Dennis Vansant (Belgium) and Ulug Bek (Uzbekistan) offering able support. Big-hearted Dennis recently confirmed he’s shut Bar 1420 in Nørrebro and leaving Denmark, so this might be your last chance to see him.

Wild West improv night
March 30, 19:00-20:30; Lygten Station, Lygten 2, Cph NV; 60-80kr, billetto.dk
From bar slides to heroes to gambling, this improvised comedy show will create a Western movie right in front of your eyes, fully improvised and non-scripted. So join in as SuperCut, a professional team of comedians and performers, makes magic.

Comedy with Rachman Blake
March 25-27, 20:30; Teater Play, Strandlodsvej 7, Cph S; 195kr, ti.to/storyparty
This hilarious comedy experience from Rachman Blake (Story Party | True Dating Stories) features crazy stories, funny songs, and general ridiculousness. You’ll laugh till you cry, or at the very least, smile once or twice.

Book event
March 30,19:00-21:00; Books and Company, 1 Sofievej, Hellerup; free adm
Denmark-based Parsian architect and designer Lawrence Ebelle has spent three years creating a truly remarkable book. ‘Beyond the Window Sill’ is all about the moment we open our windows to spring. It shares the stories and views of the neighbourhoods of Copenhagen from these windowsills, with gorgeous watercolor illustrations by Puk Ewdokia. Attend the event to meet Lawrence, purchase the book, and have a drink or nibble.

Piano Days
March 25, 19:30, March 26-27, 20:00; Venues: (25) Brønshøj Vandtårn, Brønshøjvej 29 (26 & 27) Koncertkirken, Blågårds Plads 6A, Cph N; 80-100kr; pianodayscph.com
This three-day festival offers exciting pianists from home and abroad, taking the listener inside the instrument themselves. Experience Russian piano virtuosos amidst worn-out pianos that have been completely dismantled and transformed into new objects of use. Remember warm clothes if you go to Brønshøj Vandtårn.

Opera Tours in English
Saturdays and Sundays, 12:00; Ekvipagemestervej 10, Cph K; 135kr, under-12s 60kr, kglteater.dk
Discover the Opera’s beautiful foyer with its clean lines, Olafur Eliasson’s light sculptures, and views over Copenhagen Harbour that embrace the shiny maple shell around the Main Stage. See Per Kirkeby’s copper reliefs and Per Arnoli’s floor casting. Come into the auditorium and behind the scenes, where the huge movable stage panels make it possible to stage several different performances on the same day.

Night at the Oscars
March 27, 20:00; Husets Biograf, Rådhusstræde 13, Cph K; free adm, reserve seats at jack.stevenson@mail.dk with ‘Oscar’ as the subject
Experience the Oscars together with other film aficionados. There will be a red carpet and games, and you can bet on who’s going to win the awards. Sounds like fun? Make this an Oscar Night to remember.

Rub-A-Dub-Dub
ongoing, ends April 6, Mon-Fri 19:30, Sat 17:00; Krudttønden, Serridslevvej 2, Cph Ø; 205kr, teaterbilletter.dk; 85 min
Claus Bue directs Ian Burns, Andrew Jeffers, Sune Svanekjær and Dawn Wall in this brand new play by Irish playwright Fergal O’Byrne. Discover why CPH POST gave it five stars, urging audiences to “go and watch this play if you want dark humour at its best, food for thought to mull over on your next cycle home … if during these dark times you’re rooting for humanity … and you love theatre”.

Elvis Concert
April 5, 20:00; Bremen Teater, Nyropsgade 39-41, Cph V; 420kr, ticketmaster.dk
The Elvis Concert featuring original Elvis musicians Bob Lanning and Jim Murray returns to play the King’s songs with passion and authenticity. After the concert, there will be a meet & greet where you can greet these musical giants.

Die Walküre
performances on March 24 at 17:00 and March 27 at 15:00; Operaen, Ekvipagemestervej 10, Cph K; 157-980kr, kglteater.dk; subtitles in Danish, 300 min with intervals
As CPH POST’s five star review applauds, Hearing Wagner’s ‘The Ride of the Valkyries’ in context is a rare experience. And seeing it in Scandinavia, where the myths and legends that inspired it originated, is rarer still. So, whether you love Wagner, love ‘Apocalypse Now’ or just love a spectacle – go and see ‘Die Walküre’.

Science Saturday
March 26, 12:00-16:00; Hall 4 at Copenhagen Contemporary, Refshalevej 173A, Cph K; 120kr
Why is the sky blue? Learn the answer to this and other questions from noon to 4 pm. This arrangement is included in the entrance price.

Historic Days
March 26-27, Sat 10:00-18:00, Sun 10:00-17:00; Øksnehallen, Halmtorvet 11, Cph V; 125-150kr, fuau.dk, under-18s: free adm
Enjoy colours, smells, sounds, movements, clever words, and powerful material with for eyes, ears, the nose, mouth, and body. The festival, which is mostly in Danish, doesn’t limit history to one period, event or theme. There are around 150 mini events.

Gravens Rand Quiz
March 29, 19:00; Søndre Fasanvej 24, Frederiksberg; entry 30kr
Maximum of four per team, it’s 1,000 kroner for the winners and a crate of beer for second. Two beer rounds, and shots for last place!

Vera’s market
March 26-27, 11:00-16:00; Nørrebrohallen, Nørrebrogade 208, Cph N; 35kr, stands 450kr
Want to make some space in your own wardrobe? Refresh it or pass on old favourites in the heart of Nørrebro. Book your stall via verasvintage.dk.

Kennedy’s Quiz
April 4, 19:30; Kennedy’s Irish Bar, Gammel Kongevej 23, Cph V
Quiz night at Kennedy’s Irish Bar includes raffles, cash prizes, and drinks rounds.

Globe Quiz
March 24 & April 7, 19:15; Globe Irish Pub, Nørregade 43-45, Cph K; 50 kroner per person to enter
Game night’s on at this pub on Nørregade! The winners will be awarded 1,000 kroner, and there are plenty of spot prizes too.

Painting & Drinks
April 1, 17:00-19:30; Steel House, Herholdtsgade 6, Cph V; price: 350kr via art-xp.com
Join your host Bojana Kruscic for a 150-minute acrylic painting workshop where she will provide step-by-step instructions to create a featured painting, all while you sip on your favourite drink.

Outdoor Flea Market
March 26-27, 10:00-17:00; Otto Bussesvej 5A, Cph SV
Buy or sell your outdoor equipment. Stands are provided free of charge. Send an email to marcus@vagabond.info with a short text and photo to put up your goods. (AM) sweet tunes played by cool DJs.

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