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The CPH Post Entertainment Guide | 2 - 8 November 2012

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2 - 8 November 2012

Chewing over old times with Harold Pinter’s pal MARK JONES

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I WATCHED Taxi Driver last night: “Someday a real rain will come and wash all this scum off the streets.” Sorry, my mistake, it was CNN. It’s funny. Most people in the office didn’t recognise the name Travis Bickle. It’s an indictment of their generation, and I think it’s a shame because it’s a timeless classic – not something to be avoided because it’s too old. But increasingly, Generation Y are shunning films from the 1970s – maybe it’s a question of how easy they are to download. Besides, back in the office, they were too busy making remarks about The Day After Tomorrow – was that actually called ‘Overmorgen’ in Denmark? No, just checked on IMDB. For once in the history of their language, they had a chance to show off – nee, nee, nee, in Denmark we actually have a word for that (originally from the German for übermorgen) – but they blew it by going for the American version.

It’s funny how natural disasters bring back memories. For some, it will be about idyllic weeks spent in what is very possibly the world’s most alluring city, walking the Brooklyn Bridge and climbing the Empire State, jogging (since the 1990s) or running for your life (the 1970s and 1980s) through Central Park. For others, it will be about the last time they were caught in a hurricane (in 1987, I got caught in one that resulted in the nearby town of Sevenoaks being rechristened ‘Oak’) – Caribbean island holidays booked by your other half(wit) are the most popular location. And for a few, it will be about a childhood hamster called Sandy, who the next door neighbour’s dog ate. We regret, relate to and remember, rather like the subjects of the ongoing Old Times (see G3 for details), which next week will be preceded by an evening in the company of Harry Burton (see G2), a director and actor who made a documentary about his friend, the play’s writer Harold Pinter. And also like the visitors to French Affair at Docken (see G3), which is a chance to recall treasured trips to the cuisine and romance capital of the world, and hotels with really weird pillows – memories infinitely more preferable than Travis Bickle.

After the evening with Harry, those present are invited to watch the battle of wits and memories in Old Times - they do look baffled, don’t they?

An Evening with Harry Burton

Krudttønden, Serridslevvej 2, Cph Ø; Thu (Nov 8) 17:30; tickets 100kr (250kr for both talk and performance of Old Times) IT’S HARD to know what life achievements merit a documentary these days (Mabel and Fatty Viewing the World’s Fair at San Francisco is, believe it or not, a real film), but winning the Nobel Prize for literature, turning down a knighthood, not to mention cranking out over 30 plays and 20 screenplays most definitely makes you a candidate. Harold Pinter, the father of his very own particular brand of absurdist theatre, which came to be known as ‘Pinteresque’, left behind a legacy of domestic dramas and tense silences when he passed away in 2008. His good friend, himself a critically acclaimed British actor and director, Harry Burton, who made the documentary Working with Pinter just a year before Pinter’s death, is coming to Copenhagen for an evening where he will show

Romeo & Juliet

Performance Name of the Next Song

his film as well as lead a discussion about Pinter’s work. Ian Burns, the founder and artistic director of That Theatre Company, is delighted to present Harry Burton in accordance with That Theatre Company and Why Not Theatre Company’s production of Old Times (see G3 for details, page 18 of the newspaper for a review, and page 12 for details of another evening featuring Burton), in which he also plays the party of Deeley. “The word ‘genius’ is used far too often in my opinion,” he told InOut. “But Pinter carried the flag that Shakespeare and others held for a while. His plays are also poems, or collections of poems within a framework for a particular play, and as an actor they sit very well on the tip of one’s tongue once you’ve married the imagery to the words … Just like Shakespeare. If it’s done well, the audience see those pictures as they’re being described on stage.” Thursday evening will be a special opportunity to view the film and partake in a


Dansehallerne, Pasteursvej 20, Cph V; Tue & Wed 21:00; tickets: 130kr, children 60kr, www.; 60 mins; Renowned Stockholm dance group Andersson Dance grace the stage of Dansehallerne for the first time in the highly acclaimed Name of the Next Song. In this work, four dancers explore our relationship with progressing natural time versus the fast pace of the technological lives we lead today. Acclaimed Swedish experimental composer and musician BJ Nilsen is inspired by art from the Baroque period. Swedish newspaper Svenska Dagbladet has called it “a concentrated, existential meditation on life, transience and rebirth”. AS


Musikteatret Albertslund, Bibliotekstorvet 1-3, Albertslund; Fri 19:30; tickets: 260kr, Love plagued by tragedy, family ties that come undone at the seams, misunderstandings that prove deadly – Romeo and Juliet has infamously become one of Shakespeare’s most well-known plays. A Danish ensemble transform this classic into something of a spectacle − not to be missed. AS

Manifest 2083

Café Teatret, Skindergade 3, Cph K; ends Nov 14, performances Mon-Fri at 21:00, Sat 17:00; tickets: 145kr; Based upon text from mass-murderer Anders Breivik’s manifesto, this is a look into the motives of the 2011 Norway attacks. LL

Living Room

discussion with its director, who will speak about his work with Pinter and his unique insight into Pinter’s life and work – all over a glass of wine and snacks. Burns describes the hour-long documentary as “a portrait of Pinter as he sits and watches and comments on actors doing scenes from his plays. What comes across is a man of the theatre who loves and admires actors and the way they work.” Burton, who met Pinter when he was only 18 while the two were playing for the same cricket team, was a close personal friend and professional colleague of Pinter’s. “This closeness allowed him access to one of the world’s greatest wordsmiths, and I think it’s a privilege to be able to get closer to what was a private man,” said Burns. After the discussion there will be the opportunity to see one of Pinter’s most acclaimed plays, Old Times, performed by That Theatre Company and Why Not Theatre Company. LINN LEMHAG NEW

Dansehallerne, Pasteursvej 20, Cph V; Fri 20:00, Sat 17:00 & 20:00; 50min; tickets: 130kr, children 60kr,; The oldest, most binding relationship has to be the one between a man and his shadow, and Living Room is a performance that questions the very hierarchy of such a bond. It depicts a world that is in motion – represented in the literal motion of the stage, the scenery and the dancers. The choreography is contorting, the setting is isolatingly apocalyptic and the questions posed are deeply human. Control against subordination, puppeteer against puppet – these innate foils are exposed in what Politiken describes as “an emotional knockout of rare magic”. AS

Circus of Life


Dansehallerne, Pasteursvej 20, Cph V; starts Wed, ends Nov 11, performances Wed-Fri 20:00, Sat-Sun 15:00 & 20:00; tickets: 130kr, children 60kr, www.; 60 mins; A sensual comedy inspired by the Fall of Man, Circus of Life is one of Danish choreographer Pernille Garde’s most expressive works. In this play, she reflects on the seven deadly sins. Set in a circus ring, it follows a circus troupe performing short – and often gruesome yet hilarious – vignettes about the dark side of life and our fallibilities as human beings. It looks at humanity’s raised awareness in sexuality, vulnerability and a knowledge – or naivety – of good and evil. You will leave the theater asking yourself questions about your own relationship with sin. AS



2 - 8 November 2012

Nobody does leisure time better than the Parisians

CALLING ALL Francophiles! Do you love escargot, croque-monsieur and goat’s cheese? Have a passion for pinot? Or maybe you have a crush on Juliette Binoche,

Marion Cotillard or Gerard Depardieu (no judgement)? Then throw on your beret and make your way to the waterfront paradise Docken in Østerbro this week for a four-day celebration featuring French cuisine and culture. The food and wine fair promises to fill your belly, satisfy your palate and give a few lucky Francophiles the chance to visit the fanciful country itself. Famed French companies like Air France, Renault, Pernod Ricard and

Old Times

Madame Butterfly

Escargot, Evian and Edif Piaf French Affair at Docken

Docken, Færgehavnsvej 35 Cph Ø; starts Thu (Nov 1), ends Sun, open Thu 14:00-20:00, Fri & Sat 11:00-20:00, Sun 11:00-18:00; tickets 175kr;

Krudttønden, Serrdslevvej 2, Cph Ø; ends Nov 24, performances Mon-Fri 20:00, Sat 17:00; tickets 95-165 kr; www., 7020 2096; 80 mins without intermission; www. Acclaimed playwright Harold Pinter’s brand of morbidly funny and deliciously weird is coming to Østerbro. Ian Burns of That Theatre Company has joined forces with Sue HansenStyles and Angela Heath-Larsen of Why Not Theatre Company to present Old Times, an erotic and hauntingly surreal play that explores the unstable nature of memory. A married couple’s rural tranquillity is interrupted when an old friend of the wife’s shows up for a visit. The drama that ensues, according to director Barry McKenna, is worthy of a Greek tragedy. LL

Tom Waits Tribute Concert

Republique Store Scene, Østerfælled Torv 37 Cph Ø; ends Sun, performances FriSat 20:00, Sun 15:00; tickets 200-295kr, Sold out - check internet forums for tickets; The Canadian orchestra LODHO first performed its innovative Tom Waits tribute concert in Copenhagen in November of last year, and is now back with its banjos, guitars, coffee cups, balloons, and 80 different musical rarities to please Danish audiences once again. Come and enjoy the music of Tom Waits mixed with original and unusual orchestral interpretation. LL

Store Scene, Operaen, Ekvipagemestervej 10, 1438 Cph K; ends Dec 4, performances at 20:00 on Sat, Mon, Wed; tickets 125-895kr; in Italian with Danish subtitles; duration 160 minutes including intermission; Wow. Isn’t Copenhagen lucky?! Madame Butterfly, one of the best loved operas of all time, is being staged in this city for the second year in a row. This is pretty much the most visually beautiful opera you can witness – but that’s only if you’re able to see anything through the countless tears you’re sure to be shedding. Yes, Puccini’s opera contains everything: love, betrayal and suicide. It’s certainly not for the faint-hearted. VS

Seeress Prophecy

Carlsberg; ends 17 Nov, performances Wed-Sat 19:00; tickets 1,075-1,395kr; www. Theatre meets food at this Nordic food event hosted by culinary artist Mette Martinussen from the renowned Madeleine’s Madteater, and an artistic team from Republique, complete with a resident historian. A delight for your eyes, ears, hands and taste buds.

Wallman’s Dinner Show

Cirkusbygningen, Jernbanegade 8, 1609 Cph V; performances Thu-Sat 18:30-23:00; Tickets: adults 495-815kr, under-12s from 258kr; 3316 3700;; A group of dancers all expertly showboating in dance, song, instrument playing and magic, while attending to your table. SC

Evian, mixed with the lesser-known Fermob, Luberon and Jabeco Wine, promise to bring the best of France to Copenhagen. Madfrafrankrig (foodfromfrance) kicks off the fair on Thursday with a ‘vins de Loire’ wine tasting – something you can do a lot of throughout the four days, as there will be tastings put on by a multitude of distributors taking place each day. For those who are more into ale than asti, ølagenterne

Exhibitions In Transit


Gallery B15, Islands Brygge 15, Cph S; starts Nov 2, ends Dec 10; open Wed-Fri 13:0018:00; Jesper Palm is a figurative painter, rendering contemporary scenes in a traditional artistic medium. Palm creates images of alienation and loneliness with a contrasting palette of bright colours. BF


Galerie Pi, Borgergade 15D, Cph K; ends Nov 17; open Tue-Fri 12:00-18:00, Sat 11:0014:00; Beinta av Reyni presents new landscape paintings that combine surreal elements with traditional landscape painting. She is from the Faroe Islands. BF

Grafisk Skole

BKS Garage Billedkunstskolerne, Ny Carlsberg Vej 68, Cph V; ends Nov 17; Open Thur-Fri 12:00-17:00, Sat 12:00-15:00; This exhibition at the Danish Royal Art Academy’s exhibition space presents a dialogue between Denmark and Germany on graphic arts. BF

(the beer agents) are likewise holding daily beer tastings by Brasserie du Mont-Blanc, as well as samples from Kronenbourg. Not everyone is able to handle their drink like a Frenchman, so make sure you try out some of the delicious treats on offer, from gourmet treats from COQ & KO and Le Gourmand, to the most essential of French staples: croissants and baguettes from Le DufFrench. Maison Papillon is serving pâté on Thursday

and almond cake on Sunday, while you can indulge in fish delicacies on Friday, not to mention Castaing rillettes on Saturday. You may even secure a Michelin-star meal for yourself and a friend, as Scanvik, a Michelin Travel Partner, is running a contest in which you can win a gift card to dine out at a Michelin-starred Danish restaurant. If you can tear yourself away from all the drinks and food for long enough to

enter the raffles, you could find yourself walking away with a trip to France. Try your luck at the Air France wheel of fortune, which is giving out airline tickets each day, or win a trip to the Corsican sands. Or alternately console your loss over a glass of champagne at the exclusive a capella concert featuring Corsican singers.

I Am the River

Anri Sala

Thomas Bangsted/ Cube: Kirsten Justesen


Nikolaj Kunsthal, Nikolaj Plads 10, Cph K; starts Nov 3, ends Jan 27; open Tue-Sun 12:00-17:00; Danish video artist Eva Koch presents a new large-scale installation. A massive projection screen shows video of an Icelandic waterfall to scale. The sounds of the waterfall are played in the gallery space, creating the feeling as if the visitor were actually at the natural site. BF

The Wandering Woman’s Momentum


Galerie Mikael Andersen, Bredgade 63, Cph K; starts Nov 2, ends Dec 8; open Tue-Fri 12:0018:00, Sat 11:00-15:00; www. Elisabeth Tourbo presents new installation and photographic work in this solo exhibition. In her photographic work, the artist explores religion, gender and existence with images of her visits to significant locations such as Grundtvig’s Church in Nørrebro. BF

Copy & repeat


BKS Garage Billedkunstskolerne, Ny Carlsberg Vej 68, Cph V; starts Nov 3, ends Nov 24; open Tue-Fri 12:0017:00, Sat 12:00-15:00; bksg. The official gallery of the Royal Danish Art Academy presents work from young Danish artists. This is a new group exhibition exploring themes of repetition and re-enactment. BF


Louisiana, Gl Strandvej 13, Humlebæk; starts Nov 2, ends Feb 3; open Tue-Fri 11:00-22:00; Sat-Sun 11:00-18:00; adult tickets: 95kr, concessions: 85kr, under-18s: free adm; The film and music compositions of Albanian artist Anri Sala, who will represent France at the 2013 Venice Biennale, comment on politics and personal relationships. BF

Die Irren sind los: A Fluxus mini-festival


Nikolaj Kunsthal, Nikolaj Plads 10, Cph K; starts Nov 3, ends Nov 25; open Tue-Sun 12:00-17:00; www. An exhibition marking the 50th anniversary of the avant-garde art movement and group, Fluxus. Tracing the influence of Fluxus concerts from the 1960s and 70s, this interactive exhibition allows visitors to explore some of the strange but influential art of Fluxus via iPads. BF

Untitled Exhibition

Arttra Gallery, Vesterbrogade 171, Frederiksberg; ends Nov 8; open Thu 14:00-19:00, Luca Bjørnsten feels like he does not quite fit in. The artist’s lopsided view of the world is the inspiration for his humorous paintings and drawings. BF


Galleri Tom Christofferson, Skindergade 5, Cph K; ends Nov 17; Open Wed-Fri 12:0018:00, Sat 11:00-16:00; www. Bangsted’s large-scale photographs are haunting images of natural and industrial settings. The celebrated feminist sculptor and performance artist, Kirsten Justesen, will show work in the Cube. BF

In the black of her eyes you can see the reflection of his camera DAMPgallery, Esplanaden 1C, Cph K; ends Dec 1; Open Wed-Fri 12:00-18:00; www. Thorbjørn Bechmann works in the minimalist tradition with painting, sculpture, and video. BF

Ryan Gander

David Risley Gallery, Bredgade 65A, Cph K; ends Dec 1; Open Tue-Fri 12:00-18:00, Sat 11:00-15:00; British artist Ryan Gander won the 2009 Zurich Art Prize and the 2003 Prix de Rome for Sculpture. BF

Dancing with the demons

Holstebro Kunstmuseum, Museumsvej 2, Holstebro; ends Jan 6, open Tue & Fri, 12:00-16:00, Wed 19:00-21:00, Sat & Sun 11:00-17:00, www. Using graphics by José Guadalupe Posada, Dr Lakra has redecorated the museum’s walls in the most macabre way. MAR








2 - 8 November 2012

Danh Vo: We the People

Album Covers: Vinyl Revival

Statens Museum for Kunst, Sølvgade 48-50, Cph K; ends June 2013; open Tue-Sun 10:00-17:00, Wed 10:00-20:00; tickets: 95kr, concessions 65kr, under-18s: free adm; Danish-Vietnamese artist Danh Vo has made a 45-metre copy of the Statue of Liberty. BF

Denmark’s Design Museum, Bredgade 68, Cph K; ends March 13; open Tue-Sun 11:00-17:00, Wed until 21:00; tickets: 75kr, under-18s free adm; With over 400 LP covers, this survey exhibition explores the stylish visual culture of classic album covers. BF


Modernisme and Guldalder

The Castle & Other Works: A one man show

Gesamt: Disaster 501. What Happened to Man?

Galleri Christoffer Egelund, Bredgade 75, Cph K; ends Dec 1; Open Mon-Fri 11:00-18:00; Sat 12:00-16:00; US-based artist Jason Jägel will be showing a new series of gouache paintings done in a cartoon-like style. BF

Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Nyhavn 2, Cph K; ends Dec 30; open Tue-Sun 11:00-17:00, Wed 11:00-20:00; Tickets: 60kr, under-16s: free adm; www. Gesamt is a crowd-sourced film, with directors from around the world submitting five minutes of footage based on one of six cultural works selected by director Lars Von Trier. BF


Overruling Pain

Museet for Samtidskunst, Stændertorvet 3D, Roskilde; ends Nov 3; open Tue-Fri 11:0017:00, Sat-Sun 12:00-16:00; Tickets: 40kr, children, students & Wed: free adm; www. Gudrun Hasle is a dyslexic depressive, and her artwork deals with the anguish associated with these illnesses, often with dark humour. BF

Still here now

MOHS Exhibit, Sønder Boulevard 98, Cph V; ends Nov 26, open Wed 12:00-17:00, Thu 12:00-18:00, Fri 12:00-17:00, Sat 13:00-16:00; A group exhibition in collaboration with MOHS Exhibit in Vesterbro. This exhibition includes 15 artists predominantly from New York. BF

Per Bak Jensen & Per Inge Bjørlo

Galleri Bo Bjerggard, Flæsketorvet 85, Cph V; ends Jan 28; open Tue-Fri 13:00-18:00, Sat 12:00-16:00; Per Bak Jensen, an accomplished photographer, works with themes of nature and culture. BF

François Boucher

Gl Holtegaard, Attemose vej 170, Gl Holte; ends Nov 4; Tue-Fri 11:00-16:00; Sat-Sun 11:00-17:00; www. The exhibition includes 70 works of the French artist François Boucher. LD

Alex Dordoy

Christian Andersen, Høkerboderne 17-19, Cph V; ends Nov 3; open Tue-Fri 12:0018:00, Sat 12:00-16:00; www. London-based artist Alex Dordoy works in mixed-media installation, combining painting and sculpture in an investigation of materials. BF

Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Gl Strandvej 13, Humlebæk; ends Jan 13; open Tue-Fri 11:00-22:00, Sat-Sun 11:00-18:00; Tickets: 95kr, under-18s free adm; www. An exhibition of over 100 examples of artists working with selfportraiture in the 20th century. BF

Unfinished Journeys

Gammel Strand 48, Cph K; ends Nov 11; open Tue-Sun 11:00-17:00, Wed-Thu 11:0020:00; tickets: 60kr, members free; This exhibition focuses on communities in relation to the impact of globalisation on local and global communities. LD

India Art: Now

Arken Museum of Contemporary Art, Skovvej 100, Ishøj; ends Jan 13; open Tue-Sun 10:00-17:00, Wed 10:00-21:00; Tickets: 95kr, concessions 75kr, under-18s free adm; A new survey exhibition exploring contemporary art in India. BF

Forms of Knowledge

Salon at GL Strand, Gammel Strand 48, Cph K; ends Nov 11; open Tue-Sun 11:00-17:00, Wed-Thu 11:00-20:00; Morten Steen Hebsgaard’s installation is inspired by the ideas of Friedrich Fröbels (1782-1852), the German pedagogue who came up with the concept of the kindergarten. BF

Nivaagaards, Malerisamling, Gl Strandvej 2, Nivå; ends Jan 1; open Tue-Fri 12:0016:00, Wed 12:00-20:00, Sat & Sun 11:00-17:00; entry 70kr, concessions 50kr, under-18s free adm; Johannes Hage Nivaagaard and Knud W Jensen Louisana both started their own museums and built an impressive collection of Danish and foreign art. LD

Yummy Rooms for Robespierre

Museet for Samtidskunst, Stændertorvet 3D, Roskilde; ends Nov 3; open Tue-Fri 11:00-17:00, Sat-Sun 12:0016:00; Tickets: 40kr, concessions & Wed: free adm; www. Danish artist Jørgen Michaelsen presents new artistic research into the life of French revolutionary hero, Robespierre. BF

Mies Van Der Rohe and the Barcelona Pavillion

Dansk Arkitektur Center, Strandgade 27B, Cph K; ends Dec 1; open Mon-Sun 10:0017:00, Wed 10:00-21:00; www. This exhibition focuses on celebrated German architect Mies Van Der Rohe’s 1929 Barcelona Pavilion. It was an important part of the 1929 International Exposition in Barcelona, Spain. BF

Tomb and Treasures

Malmö Arena, Mässgatan 6, Malmö; ends Feb 17; open Mon-Fri 10:00-18:00, Wed 10:00-20:00; Sat-Sun 10:0017:00; Tickets: 165kr (MonFri), 195kr (Sat-Sun); www. This exhibition features Egyptian artefacts from the famous Egyptian pharaoh Tutankhamon. BF

French masterpieces

Faurschou Foundation, Klubiensvej 11, Cph Ø; ends Dec 7; open Tue-Fri 11:0017:00; Chinese artist Cai Guo-Qiang has created gunpowder drawings based on Danish history. BF

Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, Dantes Plads 7, Cph V; ends April 30; open Tue-Sun 11:0017:00; Entry 75kr; 33418141; This array of French masterpieces will take you on a journey through from 1850 to the 20th century. LD

Kirkeby Epiphany

Michael Reisch

A Clan of Boats

Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, Dantes Plads 7, Cph V; ends Dec 30; open Tue-Sun 11:0017:00; tickets: 75kr; www. Per Kirkeby, one of Denmark’s greatest abstract masters, brings a selection of works ranging from 1981 to the present day. DS

Peter Lav Gallery, Esplanaden 8D, Cph K; ends Nov 3; open Wed-Fri 12:00-17:00, Sat 12:00-15:00; German landscape photographer Michael Reisch presents striking depictions of mountains. BF

The people behind the plate

Museum of Copenhagen, Vesterbrogade 59, Cph V; ends Nov 29, open daily 10:00-17:00; tickets 20kr, under-18s: free adm; An exhibition of 1,300 shots of individuals who work in public kitchens and the food they serve. The portraits capture and bring to light a human element in each of photographer Brian Berg’s subjects. HB


Clausens Kunsthandel, Toldbodgade 9, Cph K; ends Nov 10; open Tue-Sat 11:00-17:00; Danish artist Jytte Rex presents new work on the subject of walking. BF

Sense of Furniture

Denmark’s Design Museum, Bredgade 68, Cph K; ends Dec 30; open Tue 10:00-17:00; tickets: 75kr, under-18s free adm; This exhibition celebrates the centenary of the birth of Danish furniture designer Finn Juhl. BF

Young Danish Photography and Video Art 11-12

Fotografisk Center, Tap E, Carlsberg, Pasteursvej 14, Cph V; ends Dec 16; open Tue-Fri 11:00-17:00, Wed 11:00-20:00, Sat-Sun 12:0016:00; This group exhibition showcases emerging local artists in the fields of photography and video art. BF

Martin Asbæk Gallery, Bredgade 23, Cph K; ends Nov 24; Open Tue-Fri 11:00-18:00, Sat 11:00-16:00; Photographer Trine Søndergaard presents works based on ideas, focusing on both landscapes and portraits. She has exhibited in Denmark, the US and Germany, among other locations. BF

Revolution happened because everybody refused to go home

Bureau Publik, Vesterbrogade 111, st, Cph V; ends Nov 17; open Wed-Fri 12:00-17:00, Sat 12:00-15:00; www.bureaupublik. dk Featuring art from around the world that focuses on recent global protest movements in the Middle East and the US. BF

Edward Steichen

Det Nationale Fotomuseum, Søren Kierkegaards Plads 1, Cph K; ends Feb 2; open MonSat 10:00-21:00; da/dia/fotomuseum Steichen is remembered for his role in shaping the fields of fashion and glamour photography with the work he did for Vogue and Vanity Fair magazines in the early 20th century. BF


Statens Museum for Kunst, Sølvgade 48-50, Cph K; ends March 17; open Tue-Sun 10:00-17:00, Wed 10:00-20:00; tickets: 95kr, under-25s: 65 kr, under- 18s: free adm; Focusing on the fine details in classic drawings and paintings from the 18th century to 1930. BF


SOD Space of Drawings, Holbergsgade 17C, Cph K; ends Nov 17; open Tues-Fri 12:00-18:00, Sat 12:00-15:00; Rasmus Rosengaard’s minimalist drawings are inspired by animal skulls. BF

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2 - 8 November 2012




John Scofield Trio

Copenhagen Jazzhouse, Neils Hemmingsens Gade 10, Cph K; Mon & Tue 5 & 6, 20:00; tickets 350 kr.;,


HEN THE travel-weary John Scofield finally took to Det Kongelige Teater stage at midnight this summer during the Copenhagen Jazz Festival, it was not a surprise to see the old theatre nearly empty. Scofield and his band, after all, stuck in Romania most of the day due to flight cancellations, were three hours late. But, at what was a testament to this city’s love of jazz and the great jazz guitarist’s soulfully sensitive playing, an enthusiastic audience embraced him for a delightful and generous show into the wee hours of the morning. “It was cool,” Scofield said in an interview with InOut. “We were so happy

A field day every time he’s here to have made it, and when we got on stage after so much travel, it became a great day playing for a wonderful audience. It seemed like the old days because it used to be that concerts were late starting, with anticipation and a little bit of drama.” It is unlikely there will be any such drama for Scofield’s two-night engagement at the superbly renovated Copenhagen Jazzhouse, but it’s a near certainty that this thoughtful jazz giant − fluent in jazz interpretations ranging from blues and rock to R&B, funk and bop − will deliver another excellent performance. “I love playing in Copenhagen − it’s always been one of the best audi-

ences for me,” Scofield enthused. “I always feel great there. The people really get the music.” Part of Scofield’s success can be attributed to his enthusiastic engagement in his playing and exploration. The 60-year-old American-born musician has been a leader on over 30 diverse albums and played with some of jazz music’s finest names: Miles Davis, Herbie Hancock, Chet Baker, Ron Carter, Joe Henderson and many others. It never feels as if Scofield is just going through the motions; instead he clearly loves what he does and wants to share it with his listeners. “I try to play to the audience; some

jazz musicians just play to each other,” Scofield said. “I am not changing the music to suit the audience, but projecting it out to the audience. The audience is really, really important, and any musician who says they’re not is either deluded or lying.” Scofield will be joined by a mentor of his, the exceptional bass player Steve Swallow, who is 12 years his senior, and a dynamic drummer, Bill Stewart. Together, as a trio, Scofield explains that they will be sure to listen to one another yet hear themselves, and together the group will set forth on an evening of high-level exploration and improvisation.

“I’ve been dealing with this language, jazz, and trying to learn it and refine it on its own terms,” Scofield said. “The whole thing of improvisation, so important in jazz, turns out to be like life itself. It’s what we all do every day when we go through life and have to deal with our different situations. The improvisation element in jazz music makes it really real. In a way that other music maybe isn’t. We can relate to that improvisation that we hear intuitively as just part of life.”



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Saturday 3


Forum; 20:00; 570kr Now 43, J-Lo is touring to promote her greatest hits album Dance Again ... The Hits (2012). With her ‘street’ name change from Jennifer Lopez to J-Lo, and appearances on American Idol in 2010 and 2011, youngsters still think she’s cool and some of her early hits still make a noise on dancefloors. Still, there can’t be much left in the tank for a performer who relies more on her youthful seductiveness and sexy outfits than her actual talent. It seems unlikely she has the same staying power as the likes of Madonna, Cher and Whitney.

Sleep Party People

Loppen; 21:00; 100kr Fronted by Copenhagen-based artist Brian Batz, the five-piece’s dark, melancholic and hypnotic slant on electro produces original results, often reminiscent of a subdued Animal Collective. Making a glistening impression on the back of the release of their debut album, Speed of Sound/ Alarm Music (2011), their second record We Were Drifting on a Sad Song (2012) highlights the maturity of the group’s sound, honing in hard on their influences – the likes of Sigur Ros, Mogwai and Grizzly Bear. Be warned: the band still hide behind their Nick Cave-inspired rabbit masks on stage.

Sunday 4

Emil de Waal feat

VJ Kas + Gustaf Ljunggren Ingolfs Kaffebar; 21:00; 145kr At the forefront of Copenhagen’s prestigious experimental jazz scene, Emil de Waal is perhaps Denmark’s most forward-thinking avant-garde jazz drummer. His wild compositions illuminate the merits of electronic instrumentation such as laptops, keyboards and soundboards in the context of modern jazz. Performing alongside Waal is his long-term collaborator, Gustaf Ljunggren. Of a similar mould to Waal, Ljunggren operates various electronic instrumentation – as well as the sax, guitar and mandolin – and together the band will offer a stark alternative to an orthodox concert.

Bon Iver

Forum; 20:00; 350kr (sold out) His swooning lullabies, quirky orchestral style and lush compositions have budded into something of a sub-genre that is now influencing countless bands. Synonymous with folk, his low-key style has made him one of the world’s bestselling artists − the song ‘Skinny Love’ counted some 35 million listeners on YouTube alone. And yet Justin Vernon (aka Bon Iver) remains humble in his songwriting despite recently collaborating with the charismatic rap superstar Kanye West on the track ‘Monster’. Tickets for this, and The Tallest Man On Earth at Store Vega, also Sunday 20:00, have sold out – check internet forums for tickets.

Find a source of light at 2012’s last sensational affair Preview Sensation White

Parken, Per Henrik Lings Allé 2, Cph Ø; Sat 19:00; Tickets 590-1,700kr, www.;


he time of year has come when most Copenhageners may wish for a second sun, so few and sparse are the sunlit hours – and a source of light is on its way. Sensation, the international electronic music and dance event that has spread to four continents in the last decade, is bringing its 2012 show, ‘Source of Light’, to Copenhagen’s Parken on November 3. Sensation first started in Amsterdam in 2000, where it was held exclusively for the first five years of its existence as an alltrance music event called ‘Sensation White’. Over the last seven years, however, the event has undergone a thorough overhaul. Sensation is now famous

worldwide as an all-white-attire affair – a dress code tribute to the deceased brother of the founder Duncan Stutterheim and a traditiont that has stayed ever since. For the first few years of Sensation’s existence, it featured predominantly ‘trance’ DJs – a style of music that hypnotises you as opposed to thumping and pounding you, into dancing, which is characteristic of more traditional ‘house’ music. Over the years, Sensation began appealing more and more to the ‘house’ crowd, and in 2010 officially proclaimed itself a ‘house’ event with its theme, ‘Celebrate Life With House’. Since 2000, there have been over 70 Sensation events in more than 20 countries, including in 2012, the first ever show in North America, which was held on October 26 and 27 in New York City. But Sensation is no stranger to Copenhagen or its venue, Parken stadium, and those years of experience are sure to smoothly facilitate the combination of Sensation’s sights,

sounds and, of course, pyrotechnics. The event in Copenhagen on November 3 is Sensation’s last of the year and will feature five DJs familiar with the Sensation crowd. Mr White, the evening’s MC and opening act, is appearing fresh off performances at Sensation’s first-ever tours of Asia and North America. His technohouse beats are a mainstay in Sensation’s repertoire of acts. Mr White will be joined by Riva Starr, who made his Sensation debut at this year’s event in Amsterdam; The Man With No Shadow, whose undergroundelectro has been complementing mainstream mixes at Sensation since 2008; Sharam, half of the duo Deep Dish responsible for hits such as ‘Flashdance’ and ‘Say hello’; and finally Sander Van Doorn, the evening’s headline act. Van Doorn’s music is a cross between trance and house and, as both a Dutchman and longstanding Sensation DJ, Van Doorn knows precisely how to

please this particular audience. Van Doorn is one of the world’s hottest DJs, currently ranked #16 in the world by electronic music magazine DJMag. He’s headlined several Sensations and played electronic music’s biggest venues and events, including Amnesia in Ibiza and the Ultra Music Festival in Miami. His set is not one to miss. While the regular tickets cost 590 kroner, the deluxe tickets include VIP entrance and access to the ‘Deluxe Area’ with a panoramic view of the ongoings at Parken, which has an open bar with beer and spirits. Sensation’s Parken party will be the last one of the year, as the next scheduled event is not until July in Amsterdam. So if you’re looking for a sensational party and a way to escape the winter woes quickly descending on Denmark, buy your ticket soon – Sensation is known for selling out. Henry Butman


Tuesday 6

Beach House

Store Vega; 20:00; 275kr (sold out) The Baltimore-based group finally found the sweet-spot with their third record, Teen Dream (2010), drawing in listeners with their lofi melancholic wanderings. However, many doubted that such poetic perfection and sure-fire authenticity could be repeated in their 2012 release, Bloom (2012), but their concerns were unfounded. The record has dredged up the deep impalpable feelings that deride the human condition and translate them into perfectly painted soundscapes – and it debuted at #7 in the US Billboard charts. Once again, this concert is unfortunately sold out – check internet forums for tickets.

Nightlife HEAT: Keith Murray Rust; 00:00; 80kr The now 38-year-old American rapper reached the pinnacle of his career as part of the trio Def Squad alongside fellow wordsmiths Redman and Erick Sermon. He made his impression on the New York rap scene at the height of the ‘90s with the tracks ‘The Most Beautifullest Thing In This World’ and the seminal album Enigma (1996). Working on a number of music production projects, solo work and collaborations through the ‘00s, Murray will no doubt play some of the tracks from his latest album, In Gods We Trust, Crush Microphones To Dust (2011). Psychedelic Flu (DJs) Drone; 22:00; free adm If you live in Nørrebro, and making the trip into town is too much of an effort this evening, Drone is always a good option for live DJs until the early hours. On Saturday night, Drone is handing the decks over to Swedish duo Stuart Strange and Elizabeth Östin, who will

Wild Nothing

Pumpehuset; 21:00; 150kr Here’s a gig worth seeing that, last time we checked, wasn’t sold out. Hailing from Virginia, US, the quartet offer an immensely likeable brand of shoe-gaze glam-pop, which was neatly captured in their debut record, Gemini (2010). Their blunt lo-fi sound, albeit limited, is contemporary and appealing – especially for those who have a penchant for underground indie groups. Following the release of a new bundle of likeable tracks on their new record Nocturne (2012), there’s plenty of potential additions for your playlist − try ‘Chinatown’, for one. Daniel van der Noon

be churning out psychedelic soul, European beat pop and glam rock in an unpredictably eclectic set in the basement. Sound of Berghain Culture Box; 22:00; 70kr A monthly night run by Berlinbased techno label Ostgut Ton showcasing the most forwardlooking Berghain techno and house from Germany’s capital. The Berlin-born DJ, Ben Klock − hailed as one of the most significant techno figures from the last five years − is renowned for his hypnotic, psychedelictinged beats, and he’ll be pulling an all-nighter. Christmas brew offer Frøken Nielsen; Vestergade 12, Cph K; Fri 20:00-05:00; entry 100 kr before 21:00; Celebrate J Day in style at Frøken Nielsen at a giant Christmas party, where two DJs will play all your favourite festive hits. For just 100kr, enjoy a free bar for nine hours, but make sure you arrive before 21:00. Merry Christmas! Daniel van der Noon




STABBINGS, drugs, and electro-rave music − oh my! Swedish House Mafia have certainly attracted a ‘party hard, rage harder’ reputation. But, after four years and an astronomical rise to the top of dance charts, the trio from Stockholm are calling it quits with a farewell tour, appropriately called ‘One Last Tour’. The group has amassed a giant following of headbangers and moshers alike, and their music has been a curated mixture of original songs, collaborations, and remixes that have become cult favourites in clubs over the years. The DJs − Axwell, Steve Angello, and Sebastian Ingrosso − released their final album, Until Now, this past week, and it will be the soundtrack to ‘One Last Tour’. On their website, Swedish House Mafia announced: “We came, we raved, we loved.” Come out to Forum Copenhagen on November 26 and see one of the craziest bands in recent years deliver what this trio promise will be one of the “best shows of our lives”. Tickets range from 570-970kr at In the mood for something a little less headache-inducing? Try Gotye. The last stop on his European tour is Copenhagen and the Belgian-Australian solo-artist is known for his melodic and mellow voice, likened to Peter Gabriel and Sting. Since 2002, he has produced independent studio albums, but it wasn’t until 2011 that Gotye truly made his mark with the insanely catchy song ‘Somebody That I Used To Know’ − the one everybody loved to hate. It stayed in Denmark’s #1 spot for seven weeks and won a handful of impressive awards and even more nominations. Don’t treat Gotye like a stranger and get your tickets for his show on No-

Events Mystikkens Univers EW Østerbrohuset, N Århusgade 103, Cph Ø; start Fri, ends Sun, open Fri 12:00-18:00, Sat & Sun 10:00- 18:00; tickets: one day 80kr, two days 130 kr, three days 170kr, under12s free with an adult;østerbrohuset If you’re looking for some postHalloween eeriness, look no further – Mysktikkens Univers is an exhibition of the mysteries of the world. Things we cannot prove, whether they are auras, spirits, superstitions or aliens, are all gathered at Østerbrohuset this weekend. Among the 100 plus exhibitions will be working stands showing you the inner workings of palmistry, hypnotics, witchcraft, acupuncture, tarot cards, and feng shui. You will even have the chance to take a photo with your aura. Additionally, you can get educated in many of these fields through lectures, short courses, films and concerts. If you’ve ever wanted to learn more about your own spiritual development, take a yoga class or experiment with musical healing. Don’t miss this gathering of the unknown and mysterious. AS

vember 21 at Falconer Salen. They’re selling for 380kr at Even more soothing is Kenny Barron on the piano. His musical career began as a teenager when he would play along with Mel Melvin’s orchestra, and he continued to work his way up to be called ‘one of the top jazz pianists in the world’. Renowned for a lyrical, soulful, bebop style, Barron has played with a plethora of greats and was inducted into the American Jazz Hall of Fame in 2005. He returns to Jazzhus Montmartre where he has played with both his quartet and trio to a jazz-hungry crowd. On two nights − November 28 and 29 − a solo Kenny Barron will play to an intimate crowd. Tickets are still available to join Barron and his piano for 350kr at Students receive a 50 percent discount at the door. Equally jazzy − and maybe also a little funky − is The Secret Jazz House Society Orchestra. They’ve graced the stage at Jazz House before to a plethora of admiration, and you have the chance to see them performing great hits one more time. The group’s love for jazz is nearly tangible, and the line-up includes old tracks and live jazz. The numbers will be sure to get your toes tapping. Get tickets to their show at Jazz House on November 23 for 90kr through The theatre can be just as classy as an evening of jazz, but get ready to blush with this performance, which Copenhagen’s Teatret Gorgerne promises will be “the year’s most revealing musical”. It’s a must-see. The Full Monty follows the story of six ordinary, unemployed men in a small industrial city in England who have no prospects. Instead of sulking in

Hubertus Hunt NEW Peter Lieps Hus, Jægersborg Dyrehave, Klampenborg; Sun 10:00; free adm; www. The annual Hubertus Hunt (Hubertusjagt) is upon us. Hosted by the Sportsriddeklubben on the first Sunday of November, the hunt first took place in 1401 at Jægersborg Dyrehave, and it has been a proud part of Danish culture ever since. Approximately 100 riders participate in this massive event, riding for about an hour and a half along a 13km route. Hunters must clear a total of 35 obstacles on their way to Emitageslottet, including the Magasindammen Ditch, a small pond into which some riders will directly plunge. There is a great prize ceremony that takes place at the castle after the race, and with it will come a surge of Danish pride. Come and join the fun! AS Baroque Harp NEW and Voices Helligaandskirken, Niels Hemmingsens Gade 5, Cph K; Sat 14:00; free adm Enjoy the best of French and German baroque music through the crystalline and ethereal notes of a harp and the warbling voice of a soloist. MAR

their misfortunes, the men decide to choreograph a strip act for a local strip club, and you will certainly see the rest. The Full Monty is playing on various days from November 23 until December 1, and tickets range from 230-365 kr through England is only one of the many international inspirations behind the music of Helsinki Poetry. The Finnish group utilise different cities around the world and create intricate and layered electronic music centred around those cities. Songs like ‘Manchester’ evoke a mood similar to the lulling guitar of Bon Iver mixed with the raw voice of Arcade Fire. ‘Marseille’ has more electronic, ‘noise-poppy’ sounds, while ‘Marrakech’ brings to mind a dramatic fairy-tale. A hit at this past Roskilde Festival, Helsinki Poetry is sure to make you feel like an international traveller at their show in Christiania on November 22. Tickets are 80kr through Get transported to the ‘80s with another Scandinavian group, Alphabeat. This Danish band excel in upbeat, spunky songs that make it difficult to resist the urge to dance. Songs like ‘Boyfriend’ and ‘Fascination’ have led to Alphabeat’s topchart status in Denmark while also making a name for themselves in the rest of Europe. They released their latest album, Express Non-Stop, this past August, and they’ve been making their fans smile and dance non-stop since. Don’t miss the chance to dance to some of the poppiest music out there on December 1 at Store Vega. Tickets are 245kr through billetnet. dk. Store Vega has another secret, but we’re letting you in on it: Gossip are coming to Copenhagen. The indie band from America have gained both popularity and infamy thanks to their outspoken lead singer Beth Ditto. Her soulful voice

J-Dag NEW various locations in Cph; Fri 20:59 Don’t forget about one of the most celebrated days in Denmark this Friday: the release of Tuborg’s Christmas Beer. The tradition of J-Dag started in 1990, and the day is one full of anticipation for the release of a beer that is only on the market for ten weeks. On the night of J-Dag, Carlsberg employees, assisted by the Tuborggirls in blue Santa costumes, drive around to bars and cafés to hand out free Christmas Beers and a large dose of holiday cheer. Don’t let the November cold keep you inside; this is one night you don’t want to miss. AS MTV EMA NEW Pre-Party volunteers Øksnehallen, Halmtorvet, Cph V; Mon 21:00-01:00;, The MTV EMA Pre-Party is looking for volunteers to make sure the traditional warm-up at Øksnehallen for the MTV EMA Awards is a success. If you want to join, and experience both backstage and audience emotions along with all the perks, just send an email! MAR Free jazz Charlie Scott’s, Skindergade 43, Cph; Tue & Thu 17:00-20:30; Free Adm Jazz music every Tuesday and Thursday!




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is paired with a brash attitude. “Our mission is to make you dance,” Ditto has said. “And if you’re not gonna dance, just stay at home and listen to the oldies station.” No-one wants that. Gossip will make you dance all night long on November 15 at Store Vega, so get your tickets for 270kr at before you’re stuck listening to Roy Orbison or Buddy Holly.

Mozart in Autumn NEW Lindevang Kirke, Hattensens Allé 12, Frederiksberg, Cph V; Sat 16:00; tickets: 150kr; Copenhagen Kantatekor are playing two of the genius’s most aching and charming masterpieces, Requiem and Obo Concert, which will be performed by four young Danish professional singers. MAR Sankt Jakob Kirke NEW Flea Market Sankt Jakobs Kirke, Østerbrogade 59, Cph Ø; Sat 10:00-17:00; free adm Specialist stores, delicious food, particularly from the patisserie, and an auction at 14:00 are the hightlights. MAR Fisensvej Flea Market NEW A/B Finsensvej 6-10, Frederiksberg, Cph V; Sat 09:00-13:00; free adm Enter the basement between Finsensvej 10A and 10B, opposite the post office, and you enter the white rabbit lair. You will find paper dolls, retro stuff, ladder racks, frame looms, jewels, collectibles, clothes, glass, porcelain and much more. MAR Renaissance Music Festival Various venues in Cph; ends Thu; www.renaissancemusik. dk/festival This year’s theme is ‘The Birth of Renaissance’.


Scandinavian Motor Show Bella Center, Centre Boulevard 5, 2300 Cph S; starts Fri, ends Sun, open Fri 15:00-20:00, Sat 10:00-18:00, Sun 10:00-16:00; Tickets: over-12s 150kr, under-12s 50kr, under-sixes free adm; weekend pass: 250-100kr, family ticket (2 adults and 2 children): 300kr, www. Copenhagen is being invaded by high-end, souped-up cars and motorcycles at the fifth annual Scandinavian Motor Show. See for a full preview. Wundergrund Festival Various venues in Cph; ends Sun; tickets: 50-200kr, www.; 3393 0024; www. This is the edgiest festival to grace the streets of Copenhagen. AS Harness Racing Charlottenlund Race Course, Traverbanevej 10, Charlottenlund; Sun 13:00; 20kr; No Ben Hur thrills and spills here, that’s for sure! History Tours in English starts from Bishop Absalon’s statue at Højbro Plads, Cph K; Sat 10:00; tickets: 80kr; 90 mins; Focusing on the 1900s.

Irish Festival PH Cafeen, Halmtorvet 9 & Staldgade 29, Cph V; ends Sun; ticket price vary, (in some cases at the door; www. Back again for another year, the festival will include nightly concerts, jam sessions, Irish folk dancing, exhibitions, workshops and much more. See for a full preview. Among the highlights, the legendary Paul Brady is performing on Saturday. JOS Jazz Cruise Nyhavn, Cph K; Sun 15:30; tickets 120kr; duration: 90 mins; Discover Copenhagen from the water with a live jazz soundtrack courtesy of the Scandinavian Rhythm Boys. National Museum guided tours Ny Vestergade 10, Cph K; Sun, Tue & Thu 11:00; Free Adm; Free guided tours in English three times a week. Crime Tours book tour in English at,3117 7727 Learn about the “gruesome tales of murky jail houses, terrible laws and merciless executioners”. MØ

With the right know-how, you can coin it in



FN92 Vintage Larsbjørnsstræde 6, Cph K; open Mon-Fri 11:00-18:00, Sat 11:0-16:00; This place is a blast from the past. With dresses dating from 1850, FN92 Vintage is the place for the most intricate and historical ensembles. Owner Pauli Tvilling has collected thousands of dresses, and his past as a tailor lends him the advantage of fixing and adding unique details to much of his collection. You can also find vintage hats, custom-made headbands and original shoes and parasols.

Kennedy’s Quiz Gammel Kongevej 23, 1610 Cph V; Mon 19:30; 25kr per person; max four per team The pub can get crowded so get there at 18:30 to guarantee a nice table. The winners get 800kr, second place 400kr and third place 200kr. There are two beer round questions, a raffle and quizmaster Roy, who is a tennis coach, always asks at least two questions on tennis. Sankt Nikolai Pub Quiz Nikolajgade 18, Cph K; Wed 20:00; On the first Wednesday of the month. Four per team, 100kr per team, the winning team wins 400 kroner, four Sunday roast vouchers - you don’t want to miss out on their Yorkshire puddings - and a round of drinks. Second place wins you four roasts, and third: a round. BH

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Vintage Kids Copenhagen Enghave Plads 17, Cph V; open Mon, Tue & Thu 11:00-17:00, Fri & Sat 10:00-15:00; Looking good isn’t reserved for the aged; your young’n can look on-trend and adorable in gingham button-downs and knit jumpers from bygone eras. At Vintage Kids Copenhagen, you can find a collection of kids’ clothes from the ‘40s to the ‘80s for children as young as one and as old as 14. Barbara Bennett, the founder and owner, collects clothes from Holland, Germany, England and elsewhere abroad to ensure Copenhagen’s children look their trendiest. Episode Larsbjørnsstrœde 8, Cph K; open Mon-Fri 10:00-18:30, Sat 10:0017:30, first and last Sun of the month 12:00-16:30; 3312 1292, www. With shops in Amsterdam, Brussels, London, Utrecht, and Paris, this vintage shop is not unique, but the collection is varied and stylish enough that you soon forget and get lost in the racks upon racks of vintage. Army jackets, leather shorts, silk blouses, fur stoles, leather gloves, Doc Martens, knit sweaters – this two-floor wonderland is guaranteed to have something for everyone.

Kids Rhythm for Kids NEW Børnekulturstedet, Enghavevej 42, Cph V; Fri 17:00, Sat 09:0011:00; 8220 5280, boerne@kff.; The kids can learn through rhythm about movement, music, socialising and interaction with the outside world. MAR Arty Sunday NEW Statens Museum for Kunst, Sølvgade 48-50, Cph K; Sun 11:00-15:00; free adm; Create a giant garbage sculpture out of coat-hangers and old toys, or grab a pen and participate in the competition of making the drawing of the month. RKM Afrika for Arktis NEW VerdensKulturCentret, Nørre Allé 7, Cph N; Sun 14:00-20:00; Greenpeace welcomes you and your kids to an event rich in both African and Scandinavian culture where you can learn how to play and dance to African rhythms, taste food and paint your face. This event is devoted to raising awareness of Climate Changes and particularly its effect on the African and Arctic environments and the exploitation of resources there. MAR

PEOPLE COLLECT all kinds of things, and most families have an eccentric relative with a weird and wonderful collection of napkins or matchboxes from around the world. Stamps and coins are probably the most popular and timeless items for collectors, as the Copenhagen Coin Fair 2012 will once again bear witness to. Until the end of the 1800s, coin collecting was the exclusive pastime of the nobility: the hobby of kings. Frederik III’s coin collection can be still seen in the Royal Collection, which is part of the comprehensive coin collection at the National Museum. In modern times, it has become a highly popular activity: the king of hobbies. Numismatics really took off in the 1970s as increasing amounts of leisure time led to an explosion in interest, and many local clubs and associations were formed and still exist today. With the advent of online auction houses, a lot of the fun of trawling Denmark’s small coin and stamp collecting shops in pursuit of that rare coin has been adversely affected - and values have plunged with the focus shifting to banknotes, medals and older coins. However, coin collectors are by no means a dying breed, and on November 3 they are converging on the Radisson Hotel in Frederiksberg for the 2012 Copenhagen Coin Fair. The fair, which tends to attract over 400 guests, gives the dedicated numismatist a chance to mingle and swap coins and stories with fellow aficionados, while also perusing the exhibitors’ wares. Coin collectors fall into different types, from the justfor-fun casual collector to the commercial

1,001 Nights Teater Zeppelin, Valdemarsgade 15, Cph V; ends Nov 16, performances every day except mon, Sat 13:00 & 15:30, other times vary; tickets 165kr, under-25s: 95kr,;; over-7s Five stories from the Arabian masterpieces will be performed for your kids. Meet fakirs and spirits and encounter magic carpets spells, treasure and exotic places. MAR Design School for Kids Akademiet for Design Illustration & Visuel Innovation, Stockholmsgade 33, Cph Ø; ends Dec 8; This course is run by professional designers and illustrators who will encourage your children to free their imagination and discover the joys of creating. MAR Story Time Books & Company, Sofievej 1, 2900 Hellerup; Tue mornings 09:30-10:00; free adm; www. Every Tuesday morning, storyteller Sara Albers performs stories, poems, and finger plays. She entertains, inspires and captivates kids’ imaginations, making Tuesday mornings a magical experience for all. SA


Time’s Up Vintage Krystalgade 4, Cph C; open MonThu 11:00-18:00, Fri 11:00-19:00, Sat 10:00-16:00; 3510 6189, The most carefully curated collection of second-hand finds are at Time’s Up Vintage, but this place is not for the frugal. However, if you’re searching for a truly rare piece that speaks for itself, your search is up. Whether it’s a striking hooded cape coat from Yves Saint Laurent in the ‘70s, a classic suede Chanel bag from the ‘80s, or a pair of Vivienne Westwood ‘90s hotpants, this boutique will have it. Jesper Richardy, the shop’s owner, maintains a “Nordic look” while injecting it with “daring high voltage glamour”.

Copenhagen Coin Fair Radisson Blu Falconer Hotel, Falconer Allé 9, Frederiksberg; Saturday 10:00-17:00; tickets: 60kr;


WALKING through Copenhagen makes me feel like I’ve stepped through the glossy pages of an avant-garde Vogue: knitting is the new yoga, grey is the new black – old is the new ... new? Consumed by clothes envy, this is the result of a desperate search for places where I can make my wardrobe as unique – and old – as possible.

The Globe Quiz Nørregade 43-45 Cph K; Thu 19:30; 25kr per person; max five per team Just 25 kroner per person (max five a team) and the winners get 1,000 kroner, second place 500 and third place a crate of beer. As well as three rounds of 15 questions each – courtesy of quizmaster John Kelleher - there are two beer round questions, a raffle and a rollover.




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buyer looking for a long-term investment. Most fascinating are those who have chosen to narrow the focus of these mystical objects of desire. A complete set of coinage, year by year, for a particular denomination, perhaps a fascination with coins from the Third Reich, or an obsession with the socalled error coins − ones with flaws accidentally made during the minting process. For these people, the value lies not in the coins themselves, but in crowning it all off with the completion of a long-awaited set. Thirty different stands on the day will provide plenty of variety: from well-known institutions such as The Royal Mint and auctioneers Bruun Rasmussen, to the other side of the coin represented by smaller dealers hoping to make their mark with their coins lovingly indexed into ring binders. Also in attendance are coin clubs like the Danish Numismatic Association, now in its 127th year of existence. Starting your own coin collection is a relatively easy, but potentially addictive affair. Many inherit a coin collection, develop a yen for it and take it from there. Starting from scratch is also a possibility as even many ancient coins now go for surprisingly affordable prices.

For those interested in Copenhagen coin collections, the impressive collection of more than 500,000 exhibits at the National Museum, Ny Vestergade, is a mustsee. But be warned about trying to sell any you find: treasure trove laws dating back to 1241 mean that ‘finders, keepers’ is not the rule for the metal detector enthusiasts. A smaller collection can be found in the confines of Rosenborg Castle near Nørreport station. Here the collection of the aforementioned Danish king of coins, Frederik III, has found its final resting place. The Royal Mint itself, at Havnegade 5, has a recently-opened permanent exhibition in the Foyer of the National Bank, open on weekdays from 9-17. If these whet your appetite for Danish coins, then the website is the truly amazing online home of Danish currency throughout the ages, complete with photos and information you can only begin to imagine. Yes, you might spot the odd anorak or two, but numismatists will be in their element at the Copenhagen Coin Fair, for these are people who truly know that money does indeed make the world go around. PETE STREADER

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2-3 kg rump joint (Culottesteg) - try to pick an end cut with a layer of fat if you can Olive oil 8 slivers of garlic Salt and pepper Any other herbs you may like

FEW THINGS are as inviting as a juicy rump roast on a cold winter’s night. Also known as Culottesteg in Denmark, this lovely piece of meat makes for the perfect Sunday dinner. Not as expensive as you would imagine, a 2-3kg rump roast can often be picked up on special in supermarkets, such as Irma, for around 130kr. Depending on how many you are feeding, it is also possible to cut the piece in half and freeze the remainder for another day, as my husband and I often do. Rump roast doesn’t always have the best reputation for being succulent and easy to cook, but this needn’t be

a problem as long as you are willing to spend a little bit more time on the preparation. There are two cardinal rules for cooking a delicious roast rump. The first is to always make sure you take it out of the refrigerator in plenty of time so that it can adjust to room temperature. There are many muscle fibres in the meat that, if cold, will shrink quickly when they hit heat, and this will cause the meat to toughen. Secondly, never use a Pyrex/glass pan as they are just not designed for such high temperatures and will most likely explode. Instead, always use a standard metal roasting pan.


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Restaurant Kiin Kiin Guldbergsgade 21, Cph N; 3535 7535; open Mon-Sat 17:30-21:00; four-course menu 450kr, seven-course 775kr (with wine menu 1450kr); There are only two Thai restaurants in the whole world that have been awarded a Michelin star. One of them is in London, the other one is Kiin Kiin, which you’ll find in the heart of Nørrebro. And it’s well deserved. Kiin Kiin isn’t just a restaurant, it’s an experience, a place where every little detail is thought through. PDR Reinwald’s Farvergade 15, 1463 Cph K; open Mon-Sat 14:00-24:00 (kitchen closes at 22:00); 3391 8289; fivecourse menu with wine 850kr, other dishes 75-215kr; www. Serving lunch and dinner, a director’s script-length of choices confronts you at Reinwald’s. It’s a who’s who of classic French and Frenchinspired Danish dishes as well as a monthly set menu. Any chef would be proud of this. SC Herluf Gade 9, Cph K; 3393 5770,; 1,250kr per person; is a gourmet restaurant with a twist. Tucked away behind a hard-to-find door on the first floor to the right of a typical Copenhagen apartment, the restaurant is based around the concept of the dinner party with guests stepping into what appears to be a private apartment and then being utterly spoilt by their hosts. The monthly set menu costs 1,250kr and has a whopping ten courses, and you can tell them in advance of any food quirks you might have and they will personalise the menu for you. Terrific food, friendly and attentive service and a unique setting. CS

Hero Kitchen Jarmersplads 3, Cph V; open: Tue-Thu 17:00-23:00, Fri-Sat 17:00-02:00 (kitchen closes 22:00); 6969 6000; price range: 40-125kr; Hero, located on the ground floor of the Fox Hotel, which opened in June of this year, captures the authenticity and atmosphere of a Japanese street kitchen (izakaya). So much more than another stock standard Copenhagen sushi place, it offers a delicious range of snacks, salads, small dishes, sushi, meats from the grill, Yakitori (skewered meats), tempura, sashimi, and, of course, a range of sweets. Its Scallop Katafi is the best in the city, while the Yakitori left us speechless – it was divine. Reasonably priced, impeccably chic and unbelievably tasty, this is the place to go if you want to be a hero amongst the trendsetters. JOS Cocks & Cows Gammel Strand 44, Cph K; burgers; open Mon-Thu 11:0024:00, Fri-Sun 11:00-02:00; 78118kr per burger, 70kr per cocktail; 6969 6000;; Eat a burger (cow) and wash it down with a cocktail (cock). The burgers are huge and must be eaten with a fork and knife to prevent a mess. But they’re delicious, and the vegetarian, beef, pork and chicken options mean that even the fussiest eater will find something. DC Oysters & Grill Sjællandsgade 1B, 2200 Cph N; open Mon-Sat 17:30-24:00, Sun 12:00-21:00; oysters cost 1535kr each, main courses cost 135-185kr; 7020 6171; Oysters & Grill is not rocket science, yet it gives diners in Copenhagen access to fresh and delicious food at reasonable prices with an emphasis on seafood, fish and meats, which are prepared simply and flavourfully. NA

Cooking time: 3 hours

REMOVE THE joint from refrigerator at least 1 hour before cooking, but keep it wrapped. It’s vital you don’t start cooking the joint until it’s reached room temperature. Preheat the oven to 190°C. With a sharp knife make eight small incisions around the roast. Place a sliver of garlic into each incision. Take a tablespoon or so of olive oil and spread all over the roast. Sprinkle the roast with salt and pepper.

Chai:Wong Thorvaldsensvej 2, Frederiksberg; open Mon-Sat 11:00-24:00; SouthEast Asian; starters 55-125kr, mains 135195kr; Inspired by a trip to various Asian cities, the owners have brought authentic Asian cooking to Frederiksberg. Enjoy a lychee mojito as you study the menu, and be sure to try the prawns with rice noodles. For dessert, order the banana cake with salted coconut ice cream, then stagger home, full of good food and wine. CS BioMio Halmtorvet 19, 1700 Cph V; open daily 12:00-24:00 (later Fri and Sat), kitchen open 12:0022:00; 3331 2000; starters 75kr, mains 135kr; Located in an old warehouse next to trendy Kødbyen, Bio Mio is certainly unusual for conservative Copenhagen. It’s stylish without being pretentious, fast enough that you don’t go crazy waiting for food, and loud enough that you can make a racket without anyone raising an eyebrow. JH Cap Horn Nyhavn 21, Cph K; open MonFri 10:00-00:00, Sat-Sun 09:0000:00; 3312 8504; starters from 99kr, main courses from 139kr, desserts from 39kr; see www. for special events Cap Horn’s simple menu boasts a fine selection of organic, homemade Danish fare with a touch of seasonal influence. There were two highlights: the veal, pumpkin, mushrooms and potatoes with amazing truffle sauce (a “best ever veal experience”) and the chocolate cake (“Oh My God”), which was possibly the best chocolate cake ever! MM Karriere Bar Flæsketorvet 57, Cph V; open: Thu 16:00-24:00, Fri 16:00-04:00, Sat 18:00-04:00; 3321 5509; www. An edgy bar where the music and gossip don’t end, Karriere Bar, hidden in a corner of Kødbyen, should be number one on your list for dining and cocktails. SM

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Place the roast in your roasting tray fatty-side up. The roast is placed fat side up so that when the fat melts, it will bathe the entire roast in its juices. Brown the roast at 190°C for half an hour. Afterwards lower the heat to 170°C. The roast should take somewhere from 1 1/2 to 2 1/2 hours to cook. The shape of the roast will affect the cooking time, so if your roast is on the long and narrow side, versus a more round shape, it may take less time to cook. When the roast starts to drip its juices and it is brown on the outside, check the temperature with a meat thermometer. Pull the roast from the oven when the inside temperature of the roast is 57°C to 60°C. Let the roast rest for at least 15 minutes, covered in aluminium foil to keep warm, before carving to serve.

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Restaurant Dalaman Vodroffsvej 15, Frederiksberg C; Open daily 16:0024:00; 3322 1231; threecourse menus 119kr, 139kr & 159kr pp; Turkish restaurant Dalaman puts an emphasis on good food and customer satisfaction. It’s a haven for meat lovers and is popular among its clientele for the meaty mixed grill. AJ Saxo Cafe Colbjørnsensgade 11, 1652 Cph V; open 11:00-23:00; 3888 8288; Chinese buffet 128kr pp, dim sum dishes from 35kr; Saxo’s menu is an eclectic and comforting mix of cultures, incorporating Thai, Chinese and Vietnamese buffets, Dim Sum and Vietnamese menus, and traditional Danish fare. With such a wide choice, it’s a great place to go as a group who can’t agree on a choice of cuisine. AK Kødbyens Deli Slagterbøderne 8, Cph V; takeaway classics; open MonThu 11:00-20:00, Fri 11:0021:00, Sat 12:00-21:00; most mains 60-70kr; 3386 1586; The owners claim that they make the best fish ‘n’ chips. Stop by this takeaway joint and see for yourself. The dish of the day is always a hit, or you can opt for salad or dessert. SB Bock Bistro & Vinotek Dag Hammarskjölds Alle 7, Cph Ø; Hungarian cuisine; open Mon-Sat 12:00-15:00 & 17:00-23:00; starters 85120kr, mains 174-245kr; 3313 9194;; Look no further for Hungarian comfort food because this bistro offers a wide range of the country’s specialties. The adventurous can try some blood sausage, and no meal is complete without a glass of Tokaji Aszu, a sweet dessert wine. PDR

Pubs The Irish Rover Strøget 46, Cph K; Open daily 10:00-late; There’s live music Thursday-Sunday (22:00-late), the kitchen is open from 10:00 until late every day – serving a burger meal with pint for just 120kr – the pub caters to all sports fans, there’s a pool table in their back room where you can smoke, and there’s an upstairs lounge area – the perfect place to relax with a view over Strøget. BH Brew Pub Vestergade 29, Cph K; open Mon-Thu 12:00-24:00, Fri-Sat 12:00-02:00, Sun closed; 3332 0060; The menu is full of hearty, homely, yet inventive dishes featuring inspired use of the same ingredients that go into the brewing process. Each dish is matched with one of Brew Pub’s own concoctions from the casks across the courtyard. AK Charlie’s Pilestræde 33, Cph K; open Mon 14:00-00:00, Tue-Wed 12:00-01:00, Thu-Sat 12:0002:00, Sun 14:00-23:00; 40-50kr per pint; Serving up ales from microbreweries across the UK, in addition to continental beers and several ciders, this bar might be the best place in Copenhagen to sip the night away. EM Sankt Nikolai Restaurant & Pub Nikolajgade 18, Cph K; open Mon-Sat 16:00–00:00, Sun 13:00–00:00; A friendly English boozer with great cask ale and cider, darts and pool (spanking new table), English-themed events (sign up for their monthly email), and splendid British grub (shepherd’s pie, beef and Yorkshire pud, fish and chips etc). The first Wednesday of every month is quiz night and the last Sunday ‘family day’ – a great occasion to let the blighters run riot. BH

The Globe Nørregade 43-45, 1165 Cph K; Opening hours vary, until 03:00 Fri-Sat Friendly service and good value food make this the perfect city pub. If it’s company you want, try the main bar, or a private function, the second bar; seatingwise, pull up a high chair, relax on cushioned benches or lord it as a bishop for the evening; or go genteel in the library – a great place to cheat in the fortnightly quiz. BH Kennedy’s Irish Bar Gammel Kongevej 23, 1610 Cph V; Open Mon-Sun 12:0002:00 It’s not an Irish pub. Instead it’s a pub owned by Irishmen, and there’s a big difference. It’s an authentic taste of what the Emerald Isle was like in the 1980s in a pub totally devoid of concepts, themes, and DIY Irish pub kits. Drop by at 17:00 on Fridays for the traditional Irish music sessions which are rapidly gaining in popularity. BH Southern Cross Løngangstræde 37, Cph K; open Sun-Thu 15:00-03:00, SatSun 12:00-05:00; 3311 0939 This Aussie boozer has a lively darts board, a fortnightly quiz, a good sports atmosphere, and a happy hour until 8pm during which you can buy beers for just 30kr. JHW The Dubliner Amagertorv 5, Cph K; Open Mon-Sun 10:00-late It’s the perfect place for sports fans to mingle, or for live music, which it provides every day. It serves food from 10am to 10pm, and diners can find peace from the music and sport on a table overlooking the walking street, or on the first floor balcony overlooking Amagertorv. BH The Old English Pub Vesterbrogade 2B, 1620 Cph V; Open Sun-Thu 11:30-02:30, Fri-Sat 11:30-04:30; 3332 1921; Facing Tivoli’s arches and just a stone’s throw from Strøget, it’s the ideal pit-stop on a tour of the city centre. LB




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Danes abolished, saving some 525,000 mobile and of students. Moreover, stuwith business laptops (VK) govern- the number vious Venstre-Konservative no longer pay administrative phones 3,000 kroner per year. major points: dents will JENNIFER BULEY Master’s students look forment. Here are a few of the Not everyone, however, can the state’s fees, and prospective course tuitions Families: VK limited and junk (bør- will have prerequisite 17.5 billion ward to a cash infusion. Smokers SRSF’s first budget will spend monthly child support handouts fam- paid. The government will also fund higher on their per food lovers will be taxed abolish necheck) to 35,000 kroner corporations kroner on infrastructure and state-supported internship abolished, 1,500 more vices, while international ily. That limit has now been previous taxes and restrictions tax bills. SRSF plans positions. higher see get also will will families creation: and meaning that many Infrastructure and job by closing a number of AN YOU HAVE your cake ts. The government will be in- to raise revenue wisdom larger child benefi Some 17.5 billion kroner going back nearly 20 years eat it too? Conventional fertility treatments and infrastructure tax loopholes corporations budg- will also pay for vested over two years in that allowed international says no, but with their first as a new rail line between power, voluntary sterilisations. to escape paying corporate Folkeparti projects, such et plan since the shift of a project to in Denmark Welfare: VK and Dansk Copenhagen and Ringsted, rne-Radikaletaxes (see more on page 15). specialised welfare prothe new Socialdemokrate in the Holbæk motorway, erosion coalition (DF) introduced All told, the spending increases cash benefits widen the Socialistisk Folkeparti (SRSF) grammes that reduced the efforts along Jutland’s west as big as the minister Those programmes protection renovations to public hous- new budget are not appear to be giving it a shot. the new for new immigrants. economy and interior, Margrethe and going coast, and Many of the elements of Helle Thorning- of the have now been eliminated minister relike. She noted that Prime be to ing. would (R), state expected ‘kickstart’ Vestager budget – which is all residents in need of the deficit for 2012, Schmidt has said that these ursday – will forward leased in its entirety on Th will receive the same welfare projects will create 20,000 new jobs VK under-reported to spend more. But a time when support imprudent at it making spending state increase The Danish ConstrucEU’s finanincreased. But benefits. research: from 2012-2013. Denmark will still meet the the budget deficit has despite Higher education and predicts 10,000. come from reresponsibility benchmarks, cial one billion tion Association extra ‘mulan get where the money would will The unpopular Universities Tax break:meeting deficit, she added. costs as- a personal years to cover mained a mystery. Organise by VK will be the larger items kroner over two timedia tax’ introduced increase A number of the new budget a predicted and sit inin on a class. by the pre- sociated with full-time MBA at CBS reinstate spending cuts made The one-year general managementip, and real-world experience. focuses on leadership, entrepreneurshhear how the MBA can giveprogram lly diverse and Organise a personal meeting internationa


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Keep the Lights On (11) Dir: Ira Sachs; US drama, 2012, 101 mins; Thure Lindhart, Zachary Booth, Marilyn Neimark, Paprika Steen

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VER A period of several years, we follow protagonist Erik, portrayed by Danish actor Thure Lindhardt (Flame & Citron, Brotherhood). A documentary filmmaker who has somewhat lost his way in life, we find him picking up men in a kind of phone roulette session that involves asking several questions before moving on to the next call or arranging imminent no-strings sex − a sort of pre-internet speed dating service. This is how Erik meets Paul (Booth), a pretty lawyer with a crack habit and a girlfriend. Their furtive encounter soon blossoms into something more, and though his girlfriend poses little threat to their love, his drug addiction and compulsion for promiscuity constantly derails their relationship. Keep The Lights On is billed incorrectly as Thure Lindhardt’s first Englishspeaking lead role; that honour goes to the Danish/Canadian comedy Eddie The Sleepwalking Cannibal. It is, however, his first dramatic lead in English. Lindhardt is an established talent in his homeland, and his performance here carries the film from beginning to end. Shot on grainy 16mm, the film employs a cinema-verité style that resembles American independents like John Cassavettes, although the tone of the film itself is much more sober than that. This is closer to Brett Easton Ellis’s New York, teeming with high-earning, beautiful young men whose introspective self-concerns reflect the boredom of the elite bourgeoisie to which they

Booth looks comfortable now, but that’s only because he didn’t see Eddie the Sleepwalking Cannibal

belong. Similarly, this is not the New York you’ve seen in Martin Scorsese or Woody Allen movies, but the city of Whit Stillman or, more recently, Steve McQueen’s masterpiece Shame. As such, it is to Lindhart’s credit and the humanity of the script that we can identify ourselves in a relationship between this high flying crack addict and a slacker filmmaker, who we learn from his older sister (a small role for Paprika Steen), has an aversion to work that sees their daddy bail him out repeatedly. Despite Lindhardt crucially giving the film its heart, neither his performance nor the film itself is without

flaws. While it’s relatively difficult for this reviewer to judge the nuances of his Danish work, according to these English-language outings, Lindhardt is most at home in scenes of emotional extremity; we believe his breakdowns much more than his confessional or conversational scenes. Perhaps these indications of self-awareness can be attributed to his performing in English, but Lindhardt rarely seems to fully inhabit the skin of his character. It’s a niggling shame because aesthetically, he fits the part perfectly, and when a scene calls for bravery, Lindhardt is fearless. On the telephone dating service that

starts the film, one of the most pertinent compatibility tests to be established is both partners’ preference for ‘domination or passivity’. The film then details the ways in which degrees of this fundamental pre-requisite for any relationship can result in both harmony and destruction. Paul’s pre-occupation with his own needs and Erik’s dogged accommodation of them become a cycle that neither one of them is able to break. Writer/ director Ira Sachs betrays his film’s autobiographical nature in the film’s meandering latter third. As such, the film feels slice-of-life truthful, but some narrative objectivity could have undoubt-

edly improved the film’s pacing. There will be inevitable comparisons with recent UK indie-hit Weekend: both films put a relationship between gay men under the microscope, and both make narrative vehicles of love-making and drug-taking. Beyond that though, the similarities are superficial. Weekend is the superior film, but Keep The Lights On is far more ambitious. Weekend is a small, contained film that covers a single weekend while Lights On aims to summarise an entire relationship over the course of a decade. If it fails, it’s because it aims so high and offers too much.

Familial feelings will pull you right in Your Sister’s Sister (4) Dir: Lynn Shelton; US drama/ comedy, 2011, 70 mins; Emily Blunt, Rosemary DeWitt, Mark Duplass Premiered November 1 Playing nationwide

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ESIDES being relatable and brilliantly engaging, Your Sister’s Sister is a tribute to a foolproof script and the integrity of professional acting. The plot doesn’t depend on any device you couldn’t build yourself, or on manoeuvres you couldn’t perform on a stage. In fact, I hope someone rewrites this film for the stage because

it contains enough raw emotion, fun and embarrassment to achieve the perfect blend of comedy, anguish and a new perspective. Shelton’s fourth film behind the camera, Humpday (2009), starred Duplass, who reappears here as the male lead, Jack, a 30-something slacker. He’s down-to-earth but emotionally unstable and still hurting from his brother’s recent tragic death. Iris (Blunt) shares his loss as she was Jack’s brother’s girlfriend. In an attempt to help, Iris persuades Jack to go and find himself, alone, in her family cabin on an island in the Pacific Northwest. To his surprise, the cabin is

not empty when Jack arrives, and thus he meets Iris’s alluring sister Hannah (DeWitt, The Watch), who is recently single and, to Jack’s disappointment, a lesbian. Lonely and confused, the two have more in common than they could’ve hoped. Soon they’re bonding famously over a bottle of tequila, and the consequent excitement blurs Hannah’s sexual orientation. Exeunt Hannah and Jack. What was intended as a forgettable roll in the hay acquires much deeper ramifications when Iris suddenly drops by the next morning. And it only gets worse when one character’s decidedly unethical move and another’s secret feelings are

dramatically revealed. Amazing how watching three likeable people sipping wine in a cabin can feel like watching a train crash. Don’t even get me started on the killer ending. I suppose it’s mostly due to the believability of the central characters. The familiar maxim that a character has to undergo a development in order to be interesting is more than observed here, thanks to a creative, almost inspired use of classic themes and contemporary issues. The film’s excellent use of improvisation further lends an honesty that drives the drama home in a refreshing and lucid way. KASPER R GULDBERG



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The Exorcist in the 21st Century

Norway 2012, 80 mins; Fri 22:30, Empire Bio; Tue 16:30, Falkoner Biografen Following Josea Antonio Fortea, the Vatican’s premier exorcist, Norwegian director Frederik Horn Akselsen asks if demons really exist in our modern world and if there is really any place for such archaic beliefs. A beautiful, nuanced and well-balanced film. MW

48 Hour Games: Interactive Premier

Dir: Theatre Grob; Sat, Nov 10 from 21:00-02:00; tickets: 75kr at It’s a gamer’s delight! 48 Hour Games is about the Nordic Game Jam, a challenge for computer game developers to create games on the spot in a mere 48 hours. And the premiere is like a game itself: Viewers ‘play’ the documentary, choosing which gamers to follow, unlocking special bonuses and discovering the multiple facets of the high-speed, adrenaline-packed world of ‘game-jamming’. AST

Sinister (15)

Looper (15)

Dir: Scott Derrickson; US horror, 2012, 110 mins; Ethan Hawke, Vincent D’Onoofrio, Michael Hall D’Addario, Juliet Rylance What Sinister lacks in innovation it makes up for in jump-inducing frights and gruesome imagery. This flick will definitely please horror fans but might not be the thing for the squeamish. LL

Dir: Rian Johnson; US action/ drama, 2012, 118 mins; Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Bruce Willis, Emily Blunt, Piper Perabo, Jeff Daniels If there’s a film to finally propel sci-fi into industry respectability it should be this one. With luminous performances from both Gordon-Levitt and Blunt, this is some of the most confident, well thought-out drama this side of an Oscar. A classic is born. MW

The Odd Life of Timothy Green (7) Dir: Peter Hedges; US fam, 2012, 105 mins; Jennifer Garner, Joel Edgerton, CJ Adams, Rosemarie DeWitt, One would hope the story of a boy who grows from the ground would be wonderfully weird, but unfortunately Timothy Green is too sugarsweet and shamelessly emotive. Quirky, yes ... odd, no. LL

Book Your Tickets Skyfall (11) Dir: Sam Mendes; UK/US action/thriller, 2012, 143 mins; Daniel Craig, Javier Bardem, Ralph Fiennes, Judi Dench, Naomie Harris, Ben Whishaw, Bérénice Marlohe, Helen McCrory Forget the latter Brosnan follies, the much maligned Quantum of Solace and even fan-favorite Casino Royale because, for the first time in nearly two decades, nobody is doing it better. MW

Searching for Sugar Man (15) Dir: Malik Bendjelloul; Swe/ US/SA doc, 2012, 86 mins If you disappear into obscurity after an undistinguished music career, you can always take pride in the fact that halfway across the world a nation is being inspired by your music to start a revolution against a racist oppressive regime. That’s at least what happened in the case of US ‘70s rocker Rodriguez, who was a hero to many during the South African struggle against apartheid. Swedish filmmaker Bendjelloul follows two South African fans as they try to find out what happened to their hero, and the result is as compelling as a real-life detective story. LL

Avoid like the Plague Paranormal Activity 4 (15) Dir: Henry Joost, Ariel Schulman; US thril/hor, 2012, 88 mins; Katie Feath-

erston, Kathryn Newton, Matt Shively, Brady Allen The first one was scary in spite of some horrible acting, the second was just horrible and the third went completely unnoticed. The fact that the money-grubbing studios have decided to give out a fourth one is just embarrassing. LL

Taken 2 (15) Dir: Olivier Megaton; US action, 2012, 95 mins; Liam Neeson, Maggie Grace, Famke Janssen, Leland Orser The first film was a guilty pleasure that worked only for Neeson’s fast-paced and high-octane action sequences, and in spite of a mind-numbingly dreadful performance from Maggie Grace. Now they’re both back, but this time with frenetic fight scenes that appear to be stolen straight out of Die Hard, and even more screen time for Grace. Skip it. LL

Ted (15) Dir: Seth MacFarlane; US comedy, 2012, 106 mins; Mark Wahlberg, Mila Kunis, Seth MacFarlane A tale of Peter Pan-esque protracted male adolescence and ‘broversus-ho’ ethics, this is a film that squarely relies on the comic potential of random flotsam and jetsam pop culture, tongue-in-cheek offensiveness and state-of-the-art foul-mouthed puppet humour. As with much of MacFarlane’s work, it is devoid of any trace of sophistication or finesse, and is fitfully amusing thanks only to the occasional deadpan shock-value jokes offered by Mark Wahlberg’s crooked straight-man performance. AS

Also Playing The Imposter (15) Dir: Bart Layton; UK doc, 2012, 94 mins; Frederic Bourdin, Carey Gibson, Beverly Dollarhide, Charlie Parker Despite a promising premise for an intriguing documentary about a French man trying to convince a Texas family that he is their missing son, there is a level of over-stylisation that irks. We are drowned in gratuitous pseudo-tension and filmic technique, which ultimately serve only to detract from the genuine craft involved in documenting this complex and fascinating story.

Lawless (15) Dir: John Hillcoat; US/drama/action, 2012, 116 mins; Tom Hardy, Shia LaBeouf, Guy Pearce, Jessica Chastain, Jason Clarke, Gary Oldman, Mia Wasikowska Hillcoat has delivered an immersive experience, a fully realised world populated by morally complex characters and a stellar cast − including a surprisingly good LaBeouf who puts in the most amiable performance of his career. Despite this though, the heightened on-screen violence isn’t particularly enjoyable or justifiable. The films remains a solidly crafted but cold-blooded affair. MW


On The Road (15) Dir: Walter Salles; US drama, 2012, 137 mins; Sam Riley, Garrett Hedlund, Kristin Stewart, Kirsten Dunst, Viggo Mortensen The novel portrayed an intoxicatingly fierce personal quest for meaning and belonging in a cold war America full of conflict and contradiction. This adaptation fails to capture this search for a codified new way forward and instead relies on oversimplified sensation, surface angst and fragmented movement from one isolated and unexplored bohemian bubble to another, each of which seems to deflate with the merest of bombastic whines and groans. AS

Moonrise Kingdom (7) Dir: Wes Anderson; US comedy, 2012, 94 mins; Edward Norton, Bill Murray, Frances MacDormand, Bruce Willis, Tilda Swinton, Jared Gilman, Katy Howard This newest feature film from debonair filmmaker Anderson has a brilliant cast, a wry script and stunning cinematography. It’s fashionable entertainment, and will no doubt please Anderson’s considerable fan-base. But under all the bells and whistles, is it just another coming-of-age, feel-good romcom – even a faintly insincere one at that? MW

PROGRAMME: THURSDAY 1 NOVEMBER - WEDNESDAY 7 NOVEMBER 2012 All times are subject to change KINOPALÆET without notice; consult Klampenborgvej 215 A, Lyngby for confirmation. Looper (15) 21:30 Paranormal Activity 4 (15) PALADS 19:00-21:00 Axeltorv 9, Cph K; 7013 1211 Sinister (15) The Dark Knight Rises (11) 14:00-16:30-18:45-21:10 19:30-20:45 Skyfall (11) Lawless (15) 12:30-13:00-15:30-16:3021:15 18:30-20:00-20:15-21:30 Looper (15) 11:30-14:00-16:30-19:00-21:30 Taken 2 (15) 19:00-21:20 Paranormal Activity 4 (15) Ted (11) 14:00-16:30-18:30-20:30 12:30-18:50-21:20 Savages (15) 18:30-21:30 Sinister (15) 11:00-13:35-16:00-18:30-21:00 VESTER VOV VOV Skyfall (11) Abalonsgade 5, Cph V, 3324 4200 11:00-12:00-12:30-14:001 5 : 0 0 - 1 5 : 3 0 - 1 7 : 0 0 - 1 8 : 0 0 - The Imposter (15) 15:20 18:30-20:00-21:00-21:30 Searching for Sugar Man (15) Taken 2 (15) 14:15-20:00-21:40 11:30-14:00-16:30-19:00-21:15 Ted (11) 11:00-13:30-16:00-19:00-21:30


Rådhuspladsen 59, Cph K 3312 4292; The Imposter (15) 12:00-16:00-19:45 Moonrise Kingdom (7) 18:00


Ved Vesterport 4, Cph V 70131211; Skyfall (11) 12:00-15:15-18:30-21:30


Kalvebod Brygge 57, Cph V; 7010 1202 Looper (15) 21:20-23:59 (Fri & Sat) The Odd Life of Timothy Green (7) 11:30-16:30-18:45-21:00 Paranormal Activity 4 (15) 21:30-23:45 (Fri & Sat) Sinister (15) 16:30-19:00-21:30 Skyfall (11) 10:30-11:30-12:30-13:3014:30-15:30-16:00-16:3017:30-18:30-19:00-19:3020:00-20:30-21:30-22:00 Taken 2 (15) 21:30 Ted (11) 14:00-19:00-21:40 (Tue)


Mikkel Bryggers Gade 8, Cph K Keep the Lights On (11) 12:00-14:20-19:00-21:30 Lawless (15) 14:20 Moonrise Kingdom (7) 14:20-16:40-21:30 Searching for Sugar Man (15) 12:00-16:40-19:00-21:30


Sylows Allé 15, Frederiksberg, 7013 1211; Lawless (15) 18:45-20:45 (Mon) Looper (15) 21:45 Skyfall (11) times vary Taken 2 (15) times vary


Guldbergsgade 29F; Cph N, 3536 0036; Keep the Lights On (11) 15:15-17:30-19:45-22:15 Lawless (15) 22:00 Moonrise Kingdom (7) 15:15 On the Road (11) 12:30 Searching for Sugar Man (15) 12:30 Skyfall (11) 13:00-16:00-19:00-22:00 Your Sister’s Sister (4) 17:30-20:00


Jernbanegade 2, Cph K 3314 3222 Lawless (15) 21:15 Your Sister’s Sister (4) 12:10-14:15-16:20-18:4021:30


Gentoftegade 39; Skyfall - James Bond (11) 20:00-20:30 Your Sister’s Sister (4) 18:30-18:45




2 - 8 November 2012


Last Resort TV3, Tue 21:00

Like, a US sub, basically, hides out on an island (Lost), cool, after refusing to fire its nukes (Crimson Tide), totally, at Pakistan (Slumdog Millionaire), whatever. Last Resort is “part Hunt for Red October, part Lord of the Flies”, said the Wall Street Journal. That’s a good thing, is it? “Once you get past the stupid stuff, such as the sex-goddess tech designer and the equally gorgeous chief navigator, there’s something pretty damned good here,” chimed the New York Post. What if we can’t get past the stupid stuff? “The pilot is sensational − a suspenseful, cinema-quality grabber,” echoed the Philadelphia Inquirer. So they blew half the series budget on it. Go on then, if there’s nothing else on, I’ll watch it as a last …

The same thing happened with Penn & Teller: Fool Us (BBC Ent, Sun 22:45), which I found myself watching this week against my better judgement. They’re kind of irritating, aren’t they? In this show, they watch magic tricks to see if they can rumble how it’s done. Infuriatingly, unless it’s the kind of trick a dog could see through, they give the contestant a ‘Magician’s Handshake’ and say: “We know how that was done, don’t we” and move on. The popular British series Downton Abbey (SV1, Sun 21:30) has moved on from the Great War (pssst, another one will be along in a minute) by signing up Shirley MacLaine, who will no doubt square up against Maggie Smith for the clip they’ll play 50 times at next year’s Emmys.

Elsewhere, British sitcom Friday Night Dinner (SV1, Sun 22:40) is back for a second series; Whitney (TV3, Wed & Thu 23:50) is an annoying-looking US sitcom, with a poor IMDB rating, that promises sarcasm (err, great); Terror/Counter Terror (TV3 Puls, Sun 00:00) and Scouted (K4, Thu 21:25) go behind TV3, Tue 21:00 Last Resort the scenes of two of the world’s most abhorrent industries: terrorism and fashion modelling; and you’ll enjoy the US election more if you watch The Choice (DR2, Tue 20:30), which most voters tend to make at birth (it screened in the US on October 9), and Is America Working? (BBC World, Sat 15:10 & Sun 21:10), a chance for the Birthers to have one last dig before Obama’s reign is reborn or aborted. BEN HAMILTON

DR1 & TV2, Tue 21:30 US presidential election

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K6, Sat 13:00 Premier League: Man Utd vs Arsenal


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17:00-17:50 Murder, She Wrote 22:00-23:50 The American President (US romcom, 1995) Martin Sheen 23:50-01:55 Basic Instinct (US thriller, 1992) Michael Douglas

19:25-20:00 Planet Dinosaur (UK science series, 2011) 20:00-21:05 Matador (Dan drama, 1978) Jørgen Buckhøj 22:05-00:20 On Her Majesty’s Secret Service (UK action, 1969)

19:05-20:00 The Bear Family and Me (UK nature series, 2011) 22:50-00:20 DCI Banks (UK crime, 2012) Stephen Tompkinson

17:00-17:50 Murder, She Wrote 22:40-23:25 Whitechapel (UK thriller series, 2012) Rupert Penry-Jones, Philip Davis 23:25-00:25 The Silence (UK thriller series, 2010)

17:00-17:50 Murder, She Wrote 21:30-01:00 US Presidential Election

17:00-17:50 Murder, She Wrote 22:30-23:20 Homeland (US thriller series, 2012) Claire Danes 23:20-00:00 Damages (US drama series, 2010) Glenn Close

17:00-17:50 Murder, She Wrote

17:55-18:40 America: The Story of the US (US doc series, 2010) 18:40-19:10 The Daily Show 19:10-20:00 Sherlock Holmes (UK crime series, 1986) 20:00-22:00 The Contender (US thriller, 2000) Joan Allen

16:50-18:20 JFK: 3 Shots that Changed America (US doc, 2009) 18:20-19:20 The Private Life Of Chickens (UK doc, 2010) 21:35-22:30 Race Across America (US doc) 23:25-01:15 Bobby (US drama, 2006) Anthony Hopkins

20:00-21:00 River Cottage

17:55-18:40 America: The Story of the US 18:40-19:05 The Daily Show 19:05-20:00 Great Migrations (US doc, 2011) 20:35-22:30 Frost/Nixon (US drama, 2008) Michael Sheen

17:30-18:05 America: The Story of the US 18:05-18:30 The Daily Show 20:30-22:30 The Choice 2012 (US doc, 2012) 23:00-00:45 Man of the Year (US com, 2006) Robin Williams

17:55-18:40 America: The Story of the US 18:40-19:10 The Daily Show 19:10-20:00 Great Migrations 23:40-00:00 The Daily Show

17:55-18:40 America: The Story of the US 18:40-19:10 The Daily Show 19:10-20:00 Great Migrations 23:40-00:00 The Daily Show

17:05-18:00 Friends 23:20-01:25 Star Trek (US scifi, 2009) Eric Bana

17:00-19:00 Handball Friendly: Denmark vs Argentina 23:05-00:55 Top Gun (US action, 1986) Tom Cruise

21:00-22:45 Baby Surprise (US romcom, 2010) Jennifer Aniston

17:05-18:00 Friends

17:05-18:00 Friends 20:50-01:00 US Presidential Election

20:35-21:25 Desperate Housewives (US drama series, 2011)

17:05-18:00 Friends

17:50-18:45 King of Queens 18:45-19:40 Friends 19:40-21:35 Courage Under Fire (US drama, 1996) Matt Damon 21:35-23:10 Austin Powers in Goldmember (US com, 2002) Mike Myers 23:10-00:35 Naked Gun 33 1/3 (US com, 1994) Leslie Nielsen

18:10-19:05 King of Queens 19:05-20:00 Friends 21:25-22:15 Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow (UK com show, 2009)

11:00-21:00 Medium (US drama series, 2010) season seven 23:20-00:45 American Comedy Award 2012

18:00-18:55 King of Queens 18:55-19:45 Friends 19:45-20:55 Californication (US com series, 2009)

18:00-18:55 King of Queens 18:55-19:45 Friends 19:45-20:55 Californication 21:00-21:50 2 Broke Girls (US com series, 2012) Kat Dennings 23:15-00:00 Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow

18:00-18:55 King of Queens 18:55-19:45 Friends 19:45-20:55 Californication 21:00-21:30 Life’s Too Short (UK com series, 2011) Warwick Davis 22:35-23:30 Saturday Night Live (US com series, 2011) 23:30-00:20 Stand-up Live at Apollo

18:00-18:55 King of Queens 18:55-19:45 Friends 19:45-20:55 Californication 21:00-22:45 X-Men Origins: Wolverine (US action, 2009) Hugh Jackman 23:20-00:05 Stand-up Live at Apollo

17:00-18:00 NCIS 20:00-21:00 E! Investigates: The Original Night Stalker (US doc, 2009) 22:00-00:25 Bad Boys (US action, 1995) Will Smith

19:00-20:00 Ramsay’s Kitchen Nightmares (US reality series, 2011) 21:00-00:05 Bad Boys 2 (US action, 2003) Will Smith

21:00-23:25 Viewers’ choice as voted on and Facebook 23:25-00:25 Up All Night (US comedy series, 2011) Christina Applegate

17:00-18:00 NCIS 18:00-19:00 Bones 23:50-00:50 Up All Night

17:00-18:00 NCIS 18:00-19:00 Bones 21:00-22:00 Last Resort (US drama series, 2012) Scott Speedman 23:50-00:50 Up All Night

17:00-18:00 NCIS 18:00-19:00 Bones 21:00-22:00 Bones - season 8 premiere 23:50-00:50 Whitney (US com, 2011) Season 1 premiere

17:00-18:00 NCIS 18:00-19:00 Bones 20:00-21:00 Ramsay’s Kitchen Nightmares US (US reality series, 2011) 23:50-00:50 Whitney

17:00-18:00 Two Guys and a Girl 18:00-19:00 How I Met Your Mother 19:00-23:00 The Simpsons 23:00-01:10 K-9 (US com, 1989) James Belushi

13:55-15:15 Formula 1: Abu Dhabi Grand Prix: Qualifying 18:35-21:00 Top Gear 21:00-23:40 Outbreak (US thriller, 1995) Dustin Hoffman 23:40-01:50 Mission to Mars (US scifi, 2000) Jerry O’Connell

09:50-16:30 Formula 1: Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 16:00-18:00 Falling Skies (US/ Can drama series, 2011) Noah Wyle 22:25-05:30 NFL: Atlanta Falcons vs Dallas Cowboys

17:00-18:00 Two Guys and a Girl 18:00-19:00 How I Met Your Mother 19:00-19:55 The Simpsons 19:55-21:00 Top Gear 21:00-21:30 Two and a Half Men 21:30-22:00 Men at Work 22:00-23:00 Two and a Half Men 23:00-00:00 Anger Management

17:00-18:00 Two Guys and a Girl 18:00-19:00 How I Met Your Mother 19:00-19:30 The Simpsons 19:30-00:00 UEFA Champions League: TBA

17:00-17:30 Two Guys and a Girl 19:35-00:00 UEFA Champions League: Juventus vs FC Nordsjælland

17:00-18:00 Two Guys and a Girl 18:00-18:55 How I Met Your Mother 18:55-19:50 The Simpsons 19:50-22:00 Top Gear 22:00-00:00 Falling Skies (US/Can drama series, 2011) Noah Wyle

17:05-18:00 Grey’s Anatomy 18:00-19:00 Private Practice 19:00-20:00 Ghost Whisperer 20:00-22:05 101 Dalmatians (US family, 1996) 22:05-23:55 Smother (US romcom, 2008)

20:00-21:00 Can’t Sleep Kid (UK doc) 21:00-22:00 What’s Eating You (US doc) 22:00-00:40 Message In A Bottle (US rom, 1999) Kevin Costner

17:05-18:00 Private Practice 18:00-19:00 Grey’s Anatomy 23:25-00:20 Biggest Loser (US reality show)

17:05-18:00 Grey’s Anatomy 18:00-19:00 Private Practice 19:00-20:00 Ghost Whisperer 20:00-21:00 Grey’s Anatomy 21:00-21:55 Private Practice 21:55-22:55 House 22:55-23:50 Grey’s Anatomy 23:50-00:45 Private Practice

17:05-18:00 Grey’s Anatomy 18:00-19:00 Private Practice 19:00-20:00 Ghost Whisperer 23:00-00:00 Hayley: World’s Oldest Teenager (UK doc)

17:05-18:00 Grey’s Anatomy 18:00-19:00 Private Practice 19:00-20:00 Ghost Whisperer 21:00-22:00 Big Fat Gypsy Weddings 2 22:00-23:00 Obsessive Compulsive Hoarder (UK doc, 2011)

17:05-18:00 Grey’s Anatomy 18:00-19:00 Private Practice 19:00-20:00 Ghost Whisperer 21:25-22:25 Scouted (US doc series) 22:25-23:20 Pretty Little Liars (US drama series, 2010) 23:20-00:10 Grey’s Anatomy

17:00-19:00 Ghost Whisperer 21:30-00:15 Conspiracy Theory (US thriller, 1997) Mel Gibson

18:00-19:00 CSI 19:00-20:00 Alt for Danmark 20:00-22:15 The Princess Diaries (US romcom, 2001) Anne Hathaway 22:15-01:00 We Were Soldiers (US action, 2002) Mel Gibson

19:00-20:00 Alt for Danmark 20:00-21:00 Numb3rs 22:00-22:55 CSI 22:55-23:55 Criminal Minds

20:00-21:00 CSI 21:00-22:00 Alt for Danmark 22:50-00:40 Criminal Minds

20:00-21:00 CSI 21:00-23:05 She’s Out of My League (US romcom, 2010) Jay Baruchel 23:05-00:55 Criminal Minds

21:00-22:00 Criminal Minds 22:00-22:55 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit 22:55-23:55 CSI 23:55-01:50 Criminal Minds

20:00-21:00 CSI 21:00-23:00 I Am Legend (US action, 2007) Will Smith

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