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Monthly Highlights

Tivoli Winter Wonderland

For the first time Tivoli with be open for winter vacation from February 2 to February 25. Join AWC as we explore the beautiful winter wonderland that Tivoli has been transformed into. If you don’t have a season pass, as an AWC member you can be escorted in for free on the AWC Tivoli card.  We can also take up to eight children up to the age of 7 in for free. There is a free ice skating rink, located by Nimb. Skates and helmets can be rented for kids and adults, but you are allowed to take your own skates.  Starting at 17:45 you can experience two new sound and light shows at the lake. Some of the rides will be operating and you can get a discount on the cost of the tickets.

February 16 they will feature a special evening called “Party on Ice” which will run from 19:00-21:00 which is free with entry to Tivoli. AWC is offering a minimum of 4 free entries. Indicate if you are interested in a free entry with an RSVP to Cyntheia at 33 31 87 87 (please note this is a landline - so do not SMS) or
awcbazaar@gmail.com by February 15 at the latest.                                

Space is limited if you want to be escorted in on the AWC Tivoli card.

When:             Friday, February 16 and 17:00
Where:            Tivoli   
Price:               Free for AWC members

Chinese New Year Lunch

Join AWC to welcome the year of the dog by stuffing ourselves with delicious dim sum – details to come, but rest assured the menu will cover meat and fish dishes, veggies, dessert and tea or water.

When:             Sunday, February 18 at 13:00
Where:            Royal Garden restaurant, Dronningens Tværgade 30.
Cost:               kr. 200 for members (and first guest or family member)
                        kr. 230 for other non-members
                       This covers food, water and tea
RSVP:             By Thursday, February 15 latest (email to  emessbe@yahoo.com),
                        and bring cash to pay on the day.

As we will order the food in advance, sign up as requested under RSVP, so we know how many people to plan for. Join us to ring in the Year of the Dog and belatedly celebrate Valentine’s Day, with delicious food and good company

AWC movie group: The Shape of Water, Saturday, 24 February

Guillermo Del Toro’s well-reviewed movie has already won a flock of awards, and is nominated for 13 Oscars, so let’s see it before the statuettes are handed out! If you would like to come, contact Mary Stewart Burgher (emessbe@yahoo.com) as soon as possible, so we can decide on the time of the show we will attend and reserve tickets.

The story is a supernatural adventure that takes place in the USA in 1963, during the Cold War. The lonely and mute Elisa works in a secret government laboratory. Her life changes drastically when she and her colleague Zelda discover a secret experiment.  See Kino.dk (https://www.kino.dk/film/t/th/shape-water) for further info and the trailer. Join us!

Warmth and Chills at Soup and Bread Night: International Women’s Day Celebration

For the past decade, Soup and Bread events have been held in major US cities. AWC proudly introduces this fundraising style to Copenhagen to celebrate International Women’s Day 2018. Women and men are invited to this event to partake of some warm delicious soups and homemade breads.  Some of the highlights of the evening will be: a raffle with some great prizes, a popular guest speaker and a fun quiz testing your knowledge about women’s issues.

Enjoy homemade soup and snacks for only 50 kr., and thrill to a talk by AWC’s own Marlene Edelstein, “Love, sex, death and Frankenstein”, about Mary Shelley whose novel, Frankenstein, celebrates its 200th anniversary in 2018.

When:          Friday, March 9 at 17:30
Where:         Claude Lawson’s flat in Østerbro.
Price:           50 kr. Soup, bread and nibbles. Coffee and tea ad libitum
RSVP:         Recommended to Clarice at awcbazaar@gmail.com or Mary Stewart Burgher (emessbe@yahoo.com).

Space is limited.

Profits will benefit our two Kenyan orphans whose education and medical care AWC is sponsoring through Vision Peoples in Mission, in Nairobi, Kenya.

If you would like to volunteer to help for this fundraising event, your help in setting up, serving, cleaning up, providing prizes for the raffle, or food/beverages donations will gladly be accepted. Contact us at awcbazaar@gmail.com.

 

Theater/Films/Performance in English

Danish on a Sunday

Danish film hits with English subtitles are shown twice a month* at the Danish Film Institute (Cinemateket) Gothersgade 55, 1123 Kbh. K. Full details here: http://www.dfi.dk/Filmhuset/Cinemateket/danish.aspx.

Before the screening, there is a special offer of a coffee with Danish pastry (or a piece of cake) at Restaurant SULT. It costs only 40 DKK extra.

Sunday.  February 4             14:15    Loving Pia                               (At elske Pia)                             

Sunday.  February 18           14:15    Never Again A Tomorrow       (Aldrig mere i morgen)

 

“A number” by CARYL CHURCHILL (A "That theatre" production)

Caryl Churchill’s magnificent play only lasts an hour but contains more drama, and more ideas, than most writers manage in a dozen full-length works.

Part psychological thriller, part topical scientific speculation, and part analysis of the relationship between fathers and their sons, it combines elegant structural simplicity with an astonishing intellectual and emotional depth. This is a tremendous play; moving, thought provoking and dramatically thrilling.
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SCRIPT          Caryl Churchill
DIRECTOR     Helen Parry
CAST             Ian Burns & Rasmus Emil Mortensen

Plays at Krudttønden
Serridslevvej 2, 2100 Kbh Ø
Feb. 21 – March 24 2018

Mon – Fri 20:00 Sat. 17:00  Playing time: 1 hour  From 15 years old

Tickets: Teaterbilletter.dk / 7020 2096

 

 

                                    

 

 

 

 

 

 

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