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Monthly Highlights

 

Christian Safe House Fundraiser and Talk

Join AWC to celebrate International Women's Day with a meet and greet evening with local author, Mogens Pedersen of En Dag Mere (One Day More) who is also an expert on sexual trafficking with a focus on Denmark. Mogens has been featured on CNN, lectures at universities and has advised USA advisory council on human trafficking.

Mogens has more than an academic knowledge on this topic: he is the founder of Christian Safe House a local Danish refuge which offers shelter and legal advice to women (and sometimes men) caught in the vicious web of forced prostitution. There will be an opportunity for a Q&A session.

When:          Friday, March 8 at 18:00
Where:         Borgermester Jensens Alle, 1 st. (Ring; Lawson)
Cost:            AWC members: 100 kr. which includes a signed copy of Mogen Pederson’s book. 
                    Non-members cost: 125 kr.

A light supper will be served.
All profits from the evening will be donated to Christian Safe House
RSVP:         To awcbazaar@gmail.com    Space is limited

Book Launch by AWC Member, Heather Spears

AWC member and Danish-Canadian poet and artist Heather Spears has published several award-winning books in English in her homeland, but although living in Denmark since the 1960s, she has not yet released anything in Danish. This is now set right with a collection of selected poems Jeg kan stadig tegne  ("I can still draw"), translated into Danish by Niels Hav.

The author and translator will present and read at the launch and reception where the book can be purchased with an introduction discount.

When:          Friday, March 15 at 16.30.
Where:         Det Poetisk Bureaus BookStore, Møllegade 23!, kld. Nørrebro

Heather says:
“This is to announce my first book in Danish, translated by Niels Hav, an internationally published poet with translations of his work worldwide - in Canada with BookThug. We are friends and have been translating each other and holding readings together off and on. About three years ago he suggested a book and the above-mentioned book is the result of our cooperation. DET POETISKE BUREAU is a basement book-store/cafe/publishing-house/readings venue in Nørrebro, an area of old Copenhagen hosting many thriving cultural events - and with of course plenty of hygge.

Read more on facebook: 

https://www.facebook.com/events/361386351252560/ and here: www.detpoetiskebureau.dk  

FAWCO March Activity – Jazz Brunch

When:          Saturday, March 30 at 11:30 – 15:00
Brunch begins at 11:30 and
music begins at 13:00, ending at 15:00
Where:         Portalen, Greve Teater & Musikhus, 2670 Greve
www.portalen.dk, https://map.krak.dk/m/kPGVz
Cost:           30 DKK entré; 79 DKK for the brunch buffet
RSVP:         Latest March 25 to fawco@awcdenmark.org

The jazz performance features Copenhagen Jazz Festival participant, Ann Herdorf, as vocalist. She is accompanied by: Kaare Munkholm on vibraphone, Kristian Jørgensen on violin, Jens Skou Olsen on bass and Rasmus Lund on drums.

 

Theater/Films/Performance in English

THAT THEATRE COMPANY proudly presents

ART by Yasmina Reza  Translated by Christopher Hampton

Art raises one of drama’s eternal questions:
How much truth and honesty can human beings stand? Friendship is under the microscope in this darkly funny and internationally award-winning play.

Wednesday, February 20 – Saturday March 23
Tickets from 165 kr. available from Teaterbilletter.dk

VENUE:  Krudttønden, Serridslevvej 2, 2100 Kbh. Ø (www.krudttonden.dk).

More about the company: http://that-theatre.com/?page_id=33

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, March 3 at 14:15                 “Land of Glass”        (Landet af glas)
Sunday, March 17 at 14:15               “R”

Sunday, April 7 at 14:15                   “The Great Game”    (Fædre og sønner)
Sunday, April 21 at 14:15                 “Wildwitch”              (Vildheks)

 

 



 

 

 

 

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