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Various venues; starts Fri, ends Sun Feb 17 School’s out for winter, and the toils of a long hard Danish school day will have to be replaced by a week of non-stop familyfuelled entertainment. For some this means jetting off to snow-laden European pistes on their annual ski holiday, for others it means a series of chaotic family days out and about in the Danish capital. Here is a collection of winter holiday ideas for those of you who have rejected the allures of slalom and aprèsski.

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Editor Ben Hamilton

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Regular contributors: Arun Sharma, Mark Walker, Aviaja Bebe, Emily McLean, Sofie Gravers Jacobsen, Kasper R Guldberg, Mihai Bica Lovísa Dröfn, Franziska Bork Petersen, Luke Richardson Elizabeth Dellapenna, Anee Jayaraj, Jaya Rao, Simon Cooper, Alexis Kunsak, Eric B Duckert, Pete Streader, Vanessa Ellingham Guide Listings: Bonnie Fortune (Art) Rikke K Mathiassen (events and kids) Daniel van der Noon (music), Bjarke Smith-Meyer (TV) Information may be displayed for free at the editor’s discretion. Unrequested material is not returned. We do not take responsibility for changes and mistakes, but please contact the editor regarding misleading information at ben@cphpost.dk. Additionally, we welcome readers’ comments about any of the material published in InOut CPH. Copyright owned by CPHPOST.DK ApS [www.cphpost.dk]. InOut CPH was founded by Thomas Dalvang Fleurquin

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DO DANES celebrate Valentine’s Day? Or at least, do the children (see G2 for the multitudes of events you can entertain them with this winter half-term) send each other secret cards? Being Denmark, you could imagine some annoying newager ensuring they all get the same number. Because love’s fair isn’t it? On any other day, an unsigned amorous card would be handed over to the police. While I can’t remember getting any cards myself (see G9 for things to do on Valentine’s Day), it’s not like I haven’t had my fair share of pests. Many of them started with a charity dance (guilt-tripped into obliging by other women I was hoping to impress), but then again, as a young man, all I needed was a charity glance to presume somebody wanted to have my babies. Not sure I’ve ever taken somebody out for a date on Valentine’s either (see G12 for the female take on this dilemma). But if I did, and wanted to pretend I was somebody completely different just to get her

drunk and into bed – not too drunk though (see page 4 of the newspaper) – I might consider taking her to Cirque de Soleil’s Alegria at Forum (see G3 for details). It’s quite an impressive venue – all you have to do is keep on stoking the fire that lit up inside her the moment she walked in. Should everything go to plan and you return together to your flat, remember to ensure you’ve got plenty of books (see G8 for our new column, Books Corner, which every month, thanks to Books & Company in Hellerup, will fill you in on the latest English-language releases), just in case they took film director John Waters’ advice to heart – I seem to remember it on Facebook. “If you go home with somebody, and they don’t have books, don’t f**k ‘em!” Waters said to briefly lift us all out of the doldrums of the celeb-obsessed, superficial hell we frequent to imagine a world where women get turned on by Byron and Keats. Funnily enough, I’ve always applied the same rationale to women who own a copy of Pink Flamingos. (Or I would if I wasn’t a man.) So here’s hoping Valentine’s works out for you. Just remembering it is half the battle. Do just enough to get by, but don’t overdo it if you forsee the possibility of a sulky comparison in the future.

Disney On Ice: Let’s Party

Ballerup Super Arena, Ballerup Idrætsby 4, Ballerup; Wed & Thu 11:00, 15:00 & 19:00; tickets 202-470kr, www.billetnet.dk The Disney on Ice cavalcade, magically transported from Disneyworld to Ballerup, is a sure-fire winner for TV-addicted kids who are normally glued to the Disney Junior channel. Let’s Party takes on a party celebration theme as Disney favourites old and new take the audience on a whirlwind tour of events around the world. The sequences include the Valentine’s Day Royal Ball with Princess Tiana (The Princess and the Frog), a Very Merry UnBirthday Party with Alice and the Mad Hatter, a frightfully festive Halloween party with the Disney Villains, and a Hawaiian luau with Lilo & Stitch.

Experimentarium

Tuborg Havnevej 7, Hellerup; adults 165kr, under-12s: 108kr, open 09:30– 17:00 weekdays, 11:00-17:00 weekends; www.experimentarium.dk The Experimentarium is one of those places where you just can’t go wrong. The Hellerup museum is one big science experiment packed with fun and educational activities for all ages. The exhibitions on dinosaurs and water are still running, but the winter half-term holiday opens the doors once again to the world-famous American soap bubble king Tom Noddy, who will be blowing bubbles like you have never seen them before in more than 40 terrific shows. As the effervescent Noddy says: “You just can’t make an ugly soap bubble.” There will be four daily shows in English from Noddy, and the museum’s own bubble experts also have their own shows. Lots of inspiration for experiments at home to have your kids forever blowing bubbles.

Performance Carmen

Store Scene, Ekvipagemestervej 10, Cph K; ends March 20, performances at 19:00 on Sat & Wed; tickets: 125-895kr, www.kglteater. dk, 3369 6969; 225 mins with intermission; sung in French with Danish supertitles This particular production of Carmen by Scottish director David McVicar premiered at the Royal Danish Theatre three years ago and now it’s back to lift your spirits during the dull, dreary winter. Georges Bizet’s classic opera is full of steamy Spanish passion, eroticism, raucous stage scenes and familiar songs that will have you swaying on your haunches. CS

Legoworld

Bella Center, Center Boulevard 5, Cph S; open 16-19 Feb, 10:00-17:00; tickets 140kr , under 3s free adm; www.legoworld.dk The miraculous revival of the Lego business in recent years is reflected in the hugely popular Lego World exhibition at the Bella Center. The amount of Lego sold in a year stretches five times around the world and the 4 billion Lego mini-figures now make up the world’s largest population group! There are plenty of activities based on the Lego characters and brands: you can sign up as a Lego fireman and heroically put out a fire, take a ride in the Legoland adventure cars, meet a real Lego designer and learn a trick or two, design your own personalised Lego brick, perfect your Lego-Jedi abilities, visit the Lego cinema or just wonder at Lego recreations in the architecture area. To make things easy, the organisers have helpfully arranged the activities into different age groups. This is sure to attract the crowds, so book early and let your kids have the chance to get their creative fingers clicking the bricks together.

HIGHLY RECOMMENDED: Medical Museion

Medical Museion, Bredgade 62, Cph K; opens Sun, ends 22 Feb, open MonFri and Sun 12:00-16:00 Tickets: adults 50kr, under-16s: 30kr; www.museion. ku.dk The Medical Museion is worth a visit if you have potential future doctors and surgeons at home between the ages of seven and 12, who are into all things grisly. How does it feel to have a real cranium in your hands and just how did they deal with a broken leg in days gone by? At the Medical Museion, you can learn about the workings of the body and it could be an interesting diversion combined with a trip to the queen’s residence and changing of the guard at Amalienborg.

Round Tower

Købmagergade 52A, Cph K; Open 10:0017:00; tickets: adults 25kr, under-15s: 5kr; www.rundetaarn.dk A trip to the Round Tower is always a popular and inexpensive bit of fun for a quick respite from the downtown shopping streets: from the impressive panorama over Copenhagen rooftops to the unique spiralling trip to the top. Currently this can be combined with the exhibition Forests – in your pocket, which will take you on a journey through the forests of the world, telling the stories of the their inhabitants, and exploring the challenges the forests of the world face.

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Store Scene, Ekvipagemestervej 10, Cph K; starts Tue, ends March 26, performances at 20:00 (unless stated) on Tue, Thu, Feb 27, March 5, March 12, March 19, March 24 (15:00), March 26; tickets 125-895kr; 120 mins without intermission; English with Danish subs Krzysztof Penderecki, who is best known for writing creepy atmospheric music for films like The Exorcist and The Shining, wrote this eerie opera as a protest against the repression of the Poles during the communist era. Based on Aldous Huxley’s novel, Penderecki swaps communism fervour for 17th century religious fanaticism, telling the story of a priest accused of violating several nuns. Arranged by the KGL’s former artistic director Keith Warner, it is a sinister, unforgettable opera. BH

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LETTING OFF STEAM: Klatreskoven

Pasteursvej 10, Cph K: opens Sat, ends Feb 17, open 10:00-18:00; tickets 75150kr; www.klatreskoven.dk The ever-expanding climbing and adventure playground in the Carlsberg grounds is the perfect place to let off steam. Ten metres up in the air between the trees you can climb, jump and abseil through four different courses differing degrees of difficulty. Helmets and harnesses are supplied and gloves are always a good idea during these frosty days. Book online at least a day before. Carlsberg is also well worth a visit, so the trip can be combined with a visit to the historic brewery (open from Tuesday to Sunday).

DGI-byen

Tietgensgade 65, Cph V; from Mon until 17 Feb; tickets for both swimming/ activities: adults 80kr, children 60kr; www.dgi-byen.com DGI-Byen in Vesterbro has simple and surefire activities such as swimming and bowling. During the winter holiday, kids can bounce on the world’s biggest inflatable pillow or try out the obstacle course. In the swimming pool itself there are extra activities such as diving for treasure and walking the plank.

Circus Museum

Hovedporten 6, Hvidovre; open MonFri; adults: 50kr, children: free adm; www.cirkusmuseum.dk; phone 3649 0030 to reserve tickets A little bit out of the way, but the number 1A bus takes you straight to the door of the Circus Museum. A new attraction is the old style flea circus that will have you scratching your head each day at 10:15, 11:45, 12:45 and 13:45. From 11:00 every day during the autumn holiday, Tonny the clown’s buffoonery and juggling will warm up budding young circus artistes of the future who can get a bit of instruction in trapeze, tightrope, juggling and other traditional activities. The museum itself is also well worth a visit as a glimpse into the history of Danish circus. So when the skiing hordes return from their holidays with embarrassing tans and snowy anecdotes, hopefully you can regale them with a few tales of your own about a wondrous winter holiday well spent in Copenhagen. Good luck!

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Da n s e h a l l e r n e , Pasteursvej 20, Cph V; starts Thu (Feb 14), ends Feb 15, performances at 20:00; tickets: 130kr, concessions: 60kr; www. dansehallerne.dk Enjoying its European premiere, this Korean mini-festival is coming to Dansehallerne for two nights. The programme of the Sungsoo Ahn Pick-Up Group and the Ahn Soo-Young Dance Project brings performances from the Korean contemporary ensembles that are sure to amaze. In addition to the performances, Dansehallerne is also offering two additional events. On Thursday February 14, talk to the choreographers and dancers behind the performance, and on February 15, come to Dansehallerne at 17:00 for a lecture about what Korean dance is all about. AS

Exhibitions Images of Maternity NEW

Ordrupgaard, Vilvordevej 110, Charlottenlund; opens 8 Feb, ends 9 June A photo exhibition featuring new work by Danish expressionist photographer Suste Bonnén that captures the first moments of life from the maternity wards of Rigshospitalet. Bonnén’s work is being shown in the same space as an exhibition dedicated to French-American impressionist Mary Cassatt – her first ever solo exhibition in Denmark.

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Forum, Julius Thomsens Plads 1, Frederiksberg; starts Wed, ends Feb 24, performances Tue-Thu 20:00, Fri 17:00 & 21:00, Sat 16:00 & 20:00, Sun 15:00 & 19:00; tickets 465-665kr, www.billetnet.dk; www.cirquedusoleil.com HIGH ON the buzz of starring in an upcoming 3D film by James Cameron, Cirque du Soleil’s collection of circus artists and theatre performers returns to Copenhagen, this time with Alegría. A baroque-inspired celebration of youth, Alegría, meaning joyful or jubilant in Spanish, will take over Forum from February 13-24. This will be the second time in just six months that Copenhagen has been treated to the elaborate circus’s delights – Cirque du Soleil performed Michael Jackson: The Immortal Tour to Parken’s 18,000-strong audience two nights in a row last October. Michael Jackson’s official website reported that the crowd broke a record for the highest attendance at any Cirque du Soleil show since the company began in 1984. Copenhagen had only ever seen the company perform twice previously, in 2009 and eight years earlier in 2001. But it seems

Kottie Paloma: Post Punk Domestication NEW

MOHS Exhibit, Sønder Boulevard 98, Cph V; starts Feb 8, ends March 9; open Wed-Fri 12:00-17:00, Sat 13:00-16:00; www. mohs.dk Kottie Paloma, a Berlin-based artist, will show new work. Paloma makes paintings and drawings that mutate from cartoons to abstractions. He brings in pop culture imagery, song lyrics and overheard conversations to create his images. His sculptural work melds found objects with dripping paint to form grotesque objects. BF

Jesper Dyrehauge: Medium Large

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Overgaden, Neden Vandet 17, Cph K; starts Feb 9, ends April 7; open Tue-Sun 13:00-17:00, Thurs 13:00-20:00; www. overgaden.org Jesper Dyrehauge presents a new series of paintings exploring the limits of the medium. The artist focuses on materiality, building up his monochromatic images from tiny dots and geometric forms. BF

after record-breaking crowds last year, Cirque du Soleil’s got the message, running a much longer run than usual for the Copenhagen crowds, with 17 performances scheduled over 12 days. The realm of Alegría is one inhabited by minstrels, beggars, king’s fools and elderly aristocrats. Children and clowns, with their eternal yearning for youth, complete the set of players in this evolving fantasy universe. Power and the handing down of power over time, the evolution from ancient monarchies to modern democracies, old age, youth − it is against this backdrop that the characters of Alegría play out their lives. A pack of nostalgic ageing birds reflect on changing times, while ethereal baroque nymphs exuding youth create jealousy among their senior counterparts. The narrator, the White Singer, echoes the youth around her, and her alter ego, the Black Singer, casts a shadow across it. This is a world of melancholy opposites, carrying the eternity of youth and the frustration of the elders who have fallen out of the prime of life. If the themes of Alegría sound a little too heavy for your tastes, take comfort in the knowledge that Cirque du Soleil’s reputation is built as much on the unparalleled skill of its performers as its artistic expression. Nevertheless, the combination of the two is what enables Cirque

Thorbjørn Bechmann and Sofie Thorsen: IG 383 and The Play Sculptures

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Overgaden, Neden Vandet 17, Cph K; starts Feb 9, ends April 7; open Tue-Sun 13:0017:00, Thurs 13:00-20:00; www.overgaden.org Thorbjørn Bechmann and Sofie Thorsen present a mutual investigation of the implications of the Modernist 20th century architectural design of public space. The two artists explore the promise of Modernism’s utopian ideals through sculpture, video and photography, working together but separately on the same topic, but with slightly different artistic strategies. BF

Illo, Rudvaska and Macho

Cisternerne Museet for Moderne Glaskunst, Søndermarken, Frederiksberg; ends Nov 30; open Thu-Fri 14:00-18:00; Sat-Sun 11:0017:00; Tickets: 50kr, under14s: free adm; www.cisternerne.dk Accomplished artists Patril Illo, Zuzana Rudavská, and Palo Macho show their glass sculptures at this unique underground exhibition space, which is a former water reservoir where the city of Copenhagen stored water. BF

American Photography

Nils Stærk, Ny Carlsberg Vej 68, Cph V; ends March 2; open Tue-Fri 12:00-17:00, Sat 12:00-15:00; www.nilasstaerk.dk Photographer Torbjørn Rødland works with iconic imagery from US culture – both historical and present day. BF

Is this the baroque version of The Wizard of Oz?

du Soleil’s circus experience to be one of spectacular beauty, as opposed to the tacky and often disappointingly spooky memories one might have of circuses attended as a kid. The company still delivers all the expected tricks – albeit with added class. Synchronised trapeze, fire and knife dancing, contortion routines and the Mongolian art of hand balanc-

ing are the stuff of every great circus. James Cameron’s film Cirque du Soleil: Worlds Away promises to hone in on the detail of the stunning feats achieved by the company’s profoundly skilled performers – there is no magic here, just pure skill. In Alegría this manifests in acts such as the Russian Bars, where performers are thrust into the air from

bars on their sturdy companions’ shoulders, who are then able to catch and release them into somersault combinations with incredible pace. The performers have a number of dynamic platforms to work with, including the Cyr Wheel – a large metal hoop set in motion by the acrobat – and an overlapping trampoline known as the Power Track.

Alegría premiered in 1994, but this will be its first performance in Copenhagen. The show was originally directed by Franco Dragone, who later directed a film of the same name with a guest appearance by Whoopi Goldberg. Alegría will also be performed in Herning from February 7-10. VANESSA ELLINGHAM

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An Attempt at Reconstructing my Elementary School Class, Based on my Memory

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Galerie Pi, Borgergade 15D, Cph K; starts Feb 8, ends March 9; open Tue-Fri 12:0018:00, Sat 11:00-14:00; www. galeriepi.dk Karin Ohlsen creates abstractions of landscapes in her artwork. Based in Germany, the painter will present new works in her solo exhibition. BF

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Martin Asbæk Gallery, Bredgade 23, Cph K; starts Feb 7, ends March 9; open Tue-Fri 11:00-18:00, Sat 11:00-16:00; www.martinasbaek.com In connection with the video festival happening around Copenhagen, this is a presentation of video work by several artists who are regular exhibitors at this gallery. The exhibition includes Niels Bonde, Jesper Carlsen, Astrid Kruse Jensen, Pernille Rose Grønkjær, Matt Saunders, and Lisa Strömbeck among others. BF

Væggen

Dronning Louises Bro, Cph N; ends Sep; open Mon-Sun 07:00-22:00; www.copenhagen.dk Væggen (The Wall) shows archival pictures from Copenhagen’s history. BF

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Danske Grafikeres Hus, Sølvgade 14, Cph K, starts Feb 8, ends March 3, open Thu-Sun 13:0017:00; www.danskegrafikere.dk Scottish artist Dan Miller presents new paintings, drawings and prints based on the art work of Danish graphic artist Palle Nielsen (1920-2000) and the geometric abstraction of German painter Günther Fruhtrunk (1923-1982). Miller, originally from England, now makes his home in Glasgow. He is examining his own aesthetic style through the work of more senior artists in this exhibition. BF

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Andersen’s Contemporary, Amager Strandvej 50B, Cph S, starts Feb 8, ends March 3, open Tue-Fri 12:0017:00, Sat 12:00-15:00; www. andersen-s.dk Simon Dybbroe Møller, a Danish artist who is based in Berlin, creates conceptual artwork. His pieces are most often presented as sculptural installation and deal with themes from art history and philosophy. BF

Blomsten og Cigaren. Modernisme fra ARoS

Kunstforeningen Gl Strand, Gammel Strand 48, Cph K; ends May 12; open Tue-Sun 11:00-17:00, Wed-Thu 11:0020:00; Tickets: 60kr, under-16s: free adm; www.glstrand.dk Curated by Dr Phil Lennart Gottlieb, this exhibition collects paintings from the Danish Modernist period. BF

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Nikolaj Kunsthal, Nikolaj Plads 10, Cph K; starts Feb 7, ends March 3; open Tue-Sun 12:00-17:00; www.nikolajkunsthal.dk This festival presents a wide selection of new video artwork both curated and selected via an open call. The festival includes performances and off-site opportunities to watch video art. It is an ambitious presentation of the best of new video work from local and international artists now in its third year. The festival includes the world premiere of Danish artist Pia Rönicke’s new video about Los Angeles. BF

Jeffery Silverthorne: Portraits & Figures

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Galleri Tom Christoffersen, Skindergade 5, Cph K; starts Feb 8, ends March 2; open Wed-Fri 12:00-18:00, Sat 11:00-16:00; www.tomchristoffersen.dk US-based photographer Jeffery Silverthorne works with figurative portraits. He is best known for his work photographing the female nude. In addition to Silverthorne’s solo show, artists Richard Winther and Alberto Giacometti will be exhibiting in the gallery’s Cube space. BF

Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Ny Carlsbergvej 68, Cph V; ends March 16; open Tue-Fri 12:0017:00, Sat 12:00-15:00; www. nicolawallner.com Land’s work focuses on childhood, seen from a melancholy rather than joyful perspective. BF

Itinerant sends for Itinerant

Borups Allé 31, Cph N; started Jan 26, ends March 10; open after appointment, www.itinerantsendsforitinerant.org This group exhibition is about “silenced memories and secreted histories”. BF

The Clam Box : Come back to pleasure

Gl Holtegaard, Attemosevej 170, Holte; ends March 17; open Tue-Fri 11:00-16:00, Sat-Sun 11:00-17:00; tickets: 60kr, under-16s: free adm; www.glholtegaard.dk The latest piece by the artist duo, Rand & Katrine, features a giant takeaway box lined with clams. BF

Leigh Ledare, et al.

Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Nyhavn 2, Cph K; ends May 12; open Tue-Sun 11:00-17:00, Weds 11:00-20:00; tickets: 60kr, under-16s free adm; www.kunsthalcharlottenborg.dk New York-based artist Leigh Ledare explores intimate familial relationships and broken social taboos – specifically a complicated and often highly sexualised mother and son relationship. BF

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Intense, intellectual and irresistably unnerving LUKE RICHARDSON

Zero Dark Thirty (15)

Dir: Kathryn Bigelow; US action/ drama, 2012, 157 mins; Jessica Chastain, Jason Clarke, Kyle Chandler, James Gandolfini, Mark Strong, Chris Pratt Premieres February 7 Playing nationwide

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ARK BOAL and Kathryn Bigelow, the writer-director pair behind the Oscar winning Iraq war drama The Hurt Locker, were all set to make their followup film about a failed attempt to capture Osama bin Laden. Of course, that was until they received word on 2 May 2011, that the American Special Forces struck lucky their second time around. Most filmmakers would have shelved the project altogether, but this defiant duo decided to start all over again. Zero Dark Thirty stars Hollywood’s leading lady of the moment Jessica Chastain as CIA agent Maya. A relatively new police official, in the wake of the September 11 attacks, she’s sent to the US Embassy in Pakistan and assigned the fearsome job of hunting down the world’s most wanted man, dead or alive. Chronicling her nine-year pursuit, Maya is confronted with countless false leads, dead ends, bureaucratic red tape, political espionage and the rising death toll of her embassy colleagues. It’s enough to cause a breakdown, but it only makes Maya more dedicated and resilient on the manhunt. No words can do justice to Chastain’s Oscar-nominated performance. Maya is a character so completely drained of emotion or sympathy that her presence is endlessly mesmerising. Similar to her underrated 1989 cop drama Blue Steel, Bigelow presents a formidable and empowering heroine who is rarely available in mainstream cinema and society altogether. Ballsy and shrewd, Chastain’s Maya is the beating heart of what is an otherwise entirely unnerving, frosty fea-

Chastain is appalled that her crush hasn’t responded to her Facebook messages

ture. That’s not to say it’s bad, of course, just difficult. At times, it can be very difficult. Working with Killing Them Softly director of photography Greig Saucer, the handheld close-ups that dominate the film are so claustrophobic that you can almost taste the desert sand stuck on the camera lens. However, such a bare-bones aesthetic also produces some of the most white-knuckle cinematic experiences you’ll ever see; particularly in the final blackened night, captureand-kill sequence. As with The Hurt Locker, ferocious visuals are not the only thing Zero Dark

Thirty boasts in its impressive inventory. Primarily based on interviews with intelligence operators and undisclosed CIA officials’ reports, journalist-cumscreenplay writer Mark Boal produces a script that mercurially bulldozes any narrative clichés and formulaic character tropes and instead offers punchy political dialogue, so naturalistically delivered that it really has an uncomfortably veracious, almost documentarian zing to it. As we all know the story’s eventual outcome, the film rightly focuses on a warts-and-all depiction of the procedural, comprehensive details of Maya’s first

experience working with trophy infidel interrogator Dan (Jason Clarke), up to when she shakes the president’s defence committee into red-alert action (expertly, if all too briefly played out by James Gandolfini and Mark Strong). Despite the critical plaudits and award pile-ups, the film’s moment in the limelight has been stolen by a particularly shouty debate regarding its presentation of waterboarding and torture, more generally. Most shocking of all is to find that, amongst all that divisive babbling, Zero Dark Thirty is controversial in how starkly uncontroversial it all is. In what could under-

standably be considered a criticism of the film, Bigelow and Boal’s presentation of such nefarious subject matter is so pragmatic, so docile, that they have not only earned their ‘based on a true story’ stripes, but used them as a catalyst for public provocation. If you want to watch a film littered with scorn and staunch commentary on the American War on Terror, perhaps you’d be better off with puppet-starring satire Team America. If you want the most unnerving, brilliantly acted thriller of the year, see Zero Dark Thirty. Remorseless and torturous it may be, but you won’t be able to stop watching.

These star-crossed lovers are barely lukewarm Warm Bodies Dir: Jonathan Levine; US romcom/ horror, 2013, 98 mins; Nicholas Hoult, Teresa Palmer, Analeigh Tipton, Dave Franco, John Malkovich Premieres February 7 Playing nationwide

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F YOU were expecting a stereotypical zombie film, you won’t find it in Warm Bodies. It is, unfortunately, a stereotypical romantic comedy. The film attempts to be a modern Romeo and Juliet, and merely substitutes a zombie for Romeo. Warm Bodies starts off with Hoult proves that chivalry isn’t dead, even though his character may be a lengthy, slightly amusing

voiceover by R (Hoult), a zombie with a thread of humanity left in him. While attacking humans for food, he falls in love with Julie (Palmer) and decides to take her with him back to the zombie-filled airport (cue sappy love-building montages set to hip music here). Julie eventually returns to the human area of the city, which is walled off from attacks. Nevertheless, their romance has inspired something in the zombies to change and move back towards humanity. Ironically, for a genre that is usually terrifying, the film isn’t actually that scary. Zombie films are generally frightening for two reasons: the first is that anyone can become a

zombie – anyone. A loved one could turn on you and kill you with the viciousness of a ravenous animal at any minute. Those who were once so human are now absolutely crazy. The other reason is that zombie-dom is apparently irreversible, and the whole world inevitably descends into madness and dystopia. The fear is somehow erased by giving the zombies a way to become human again. And creating one-dimensional skeletal creatures to displace that fear does not work within Warm Bodies. As far as romantic comedy, the film attempts humour, but only succeeds at monotony. The characters are rather

bland – everyone is charming, but without any real edges. The production design is solid enough, as is expected from a Hollywood film. Quite frankly, the premise of the film is just ridiculous. Characters are often forced to kill their family or friends in zombie films because they’ve turned. If falling in love is necessary to inspire zombies to become human again, why is Levine’s film the first instance in which it happens? That being said, the appeal is obvious: who wouldn’t want to inspire the one they love to become a better person? LIZ DELLAPENNA


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New this Week Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters (15) Dir: Tommy Wirkola; US action/adventure, 2013, 88 mins; Jeremy Renner, Gemma Arterton, Famke Janssen, Zoe Bell, Peter Stormare, Thomas Mann In this follow-up on the classic fairy tale, Hansel and Gretel have grown up to become worldfamous witch exterminators. The tables turn, however, when the brother-sister duo discover they’re being hunted themselves. While the film does employ some clever touches, it mostly flops – in an action first, plot second. Heavy on gore and light on substance, at the very least, this grim fairy tale will teach kids not to overdo it on the sweets. KG

Wreck-It Ralph (7) Dir: Rich Moore; US animation/adventure, 2012, 165 mins; John C Reilly, Jack McBrayer, Jane Lynch When video-game villain Ralph decides he wants to be a hero instead, he sets out on a quest to rebel against his role, bringing chaos to his entire arcade in the process. Managing to be simultaneously sweet, sassy and only a tiny bit tiresome, Wreck-it Ralph is nostalgia in animated form. However, much of the film’s humour relies entirely on the nostalgia of games released in the 1980s and 90s, thereby alienating those viewers who don’t recognise the reference points. JH

Book Your Tickets The Impossible (15) The Master (11) Dir: Paul Thomas Anderson; US drama, 2012, 137 mins; Joaquin Phoenix, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Amy Adams, Laura Dern The Master is one of the richest, most visually arresting and intellectually engaging films of recent times. While there are unmistakable references to scientology, the film is, at its core, universally applicable as a study in the exploitation of vulnerable peoples and the cyclical nature of subjugation. The film’s gorgeous Technicolor hues and flawlessly nuanced performances create an experience that will likely stay with you for a long time. MW

Dir: Juan Antonio Bayona; Spa drama/disaster, 2012, 114 mins; Ewan McGregor, Naomi Watts, Tom Holland, Samuel Joslin The Impossible, based on the real-life experiences of a family caught in the 2004 Boxing Day tsunami, rarely lets up the pace. It is sometimes hard to watch as the characters are severely and relentlessly battered by the water and the all-encompassing hopelessness that follows after the wave hits. The work pays off tenfold, resulting in a tough realism that no doubt informs the performances and the emotional clout of the entire film. See this, and then go and hug your kids. MW

Django Unchained (15) Skyfall (11) Dir: Quentin Tarantino; US action/drama/western, 2012, 165 mins; Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltz, Leonardo DiCaprio, Kerry Washington, Samuel L Jackson Tarantino’s eagerly anticipated pastiche of the western epic is a bold, throbbing, exuberantly crafted piece of work – one that rattles cages with a vengeance. The film manages to conduct a joyride through old Dixie while simultaneously building up to a passionate climax steeped in heartbreaking romance and pacifistic, moral indignation. And while the Tarantino trademarks are aplenty, the film doesn’t buckle under their weight. KG

Dir: Sam Mendes; UK/US action/thriller, 2012, 143 mins; Daniel Craig, Javier Bardem, Ralph Fiennes, Judi Dench, Naomie Harris, Ben Whishaw, Bérénice Marlohe 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

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Dir: Ruben Fleischer; US action/crime, 2013 113 mins; Josh Brolin, Sean Penn, Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, Nick Nolte This film is little more than a weak-wristed remake of Brian De Palma’s The Untouchables, offering such a mirror-image set of the characters that one feels genuinely offended by the lack of effort. Furthermore, Gangster Squad doesn’t seem to know what it wants to be when it grows up: on the one hand highly stylised and precise, it also possesses allusions to pulp and pastiche. Untouchable is certainly a fine way of regarding the film, but if you do insist, a barge pole is highly recommended. AS

Dir: Steven Spielberg; US drama, 2013, 150 mins; Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field, David Strathairn, Tommy Lee Jones, James Spader Lincoln is a well-formed and morally ambiguous study of character, principle and politics. It is often overly nostalgic about history, but confidently and even humourously refuses to shy away from the contradictions of its subject matter, and gratefully Spielberg has chosen collaborators who rise to the challenge of offering a contemporary lesson in the ways we have shaped our times, for better or worse. AS

The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2 (11) Dir: Bill Condon; US fantasy, 2012, 119 mins; Kristin Stewart, Robert Pattinson, Taylor Lautner, Dakota Fanning, Ashley Greene, The enormously lucrative franchise that is The Twilight Saga finally comes to an end. And thank god for that. As we’ve come to expect from the last four films, Part 2’s soap-operaesque script, lacklustre direction and mind-numbing melodrama are the film’s biggest problems. But perhaps the scariest part of all comes with the introduction of some new characters, which leaves the door open for potential spin-offs. Now there’s a scary thought. LR

Beasts of the Southern Wild (11) Dir: Benh Zeitlin; US drama/ fantasy, 2012, 94 mins; Quvenzhané Wallis, Dwight Henry, Levy Easterly, Lowell Landes Based on the play Juicy and Delicious by Lucy Alibar, this film adaptation is essentially a charming children’s coming-ofage story – a moralistic fairy tale told through magical realism. Protagonist Hushpuppy’s dedication to her father is as heartbreakingly beautiful as young Wallis’s perfectly cast face, but the film’s occasional dabbling in sentimentality, along with an overbearing score and an overreliance on voiceovers prevents the film from achieving the transcendence it aims for. MW

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Life of Pi (11) Dir: Ang Lee; US Adventure/ drama, 2012, 130 mins; Suraj Sharma, Irrfan Khan, Gerard Depardieu, Rafe Spall, Tabu This beautiful adventure movie is an absolute must-see, even if the plot stinks. It’s a bottomless box of visual delights: colours have never been so vivid. But although writer David Magee does his best to cloak a very corny plot, elements of the baggy original novel still creep in. Despite the narrative compromise, the film is a much-needed bit of heart-warming magic during the frosty season. LR

The Hobbit (11) Dir: Peter Jackson; US/New Zealand Adventure/Fantasy, 2012, 169 mins; Martin Freeman, Ian McKellen, Richard Armitage, Hugo Weaving The grandiloquence of the film will please the fanatics, but leave those on the fence potentially nauseous. Although some of the performances impress, the storyline is flabby, and the writers struggle to hatch a consistently entertaining story to meet the film’s excessive length. LR

PROGRAMME: THURSDAY 7 FEBRUARY - WEDNESDAY 13 FEBRUARY 2013 All times are subject to change KINOPALÆET without notice; consult Klampenborgvej 215 A, Lyngby www.kino.dk for confirmation. Beasts of the Southern Wild (11) 10:00 (Sat) PALADS Django Unchained (15) Axeltorv 9, Cph K; 7013 1211 12:20-18:15-21:30 Beasts of the Southern Wild Gangster Squad (15) 16:20-21:30 21:30 Django Unchained (15) The Hobbit 2D (11) 14:30-18:00-21:15 21:15 Gangster Squad (15) The Impossible (15) 18:30-21:15 16:30-18:40-21:10 (Sat & Sun) The Hobbit 2D (11) Life of Pi 2D (11) 19:45 12:10 The Impossible (15) Lincoln (15) 13:00-15:30-19:00-21:30 20:15 Life of Pi 2D (11) Skyfall (11) 18:30-21:10 18:30 Lincoln (15) Warm Bodies (11) 13:00-18:00-20:45 12:10-14:20-19:00 Skyfall (11) Witch Hunters 2D (15) 18:30 13:30-15:30 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Wreck-It Ralph (7) Dawn - part 2 (11) 20:45 21:15 Warm Bodies (11) 11:30-13:45-16:00-19:20-21:30 GENTOFTE KINO Hansel & Gretel: Witch Gentoftegade 39; www.genHunters 2D (15) toftekino.dk 10:00-12:00-14:10-16:20 Lincoln (15) Wreck-It Ralph (7) 19:30 19:00 Zero Dark Thirty (15) Zero Dark Thirty (15) 20:30 13:00-16:30-18:00-21:20

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Kalvebod Brygge 57, Cph V; 7010 1202 Django Unchained (15) 16:00-20:30-21:30-23:45 (Fri & Sat) The Hobbit 3D (11) 13:15-20:50 Life of Pi 3D (11) 19:00 Lincoln (15) 18:30 Warm Bodies (11) 13:45-19:15-21:30-23:45 Witch Hunters 3D (15) 16:30-18:45-21:40 Wreck-It Ralph (7) 18:30 Zero Dark Thirty (15) 20:15-21:30-23:30 (Fri & Sat)

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Abalonsgade 5, Cph V, 3324 4200 Beasts of the Southern Wild (11) 13:45-17:15-20:45 Searching for Sugar Man (15) 14:30-19:00

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Sylows Allé 15, Frederiksberg, 7013 1211; www.falkonerbio.dk Django Unchained (15) 12:00-14:45-21:15 The Impossible (15) 19:40 Lincoln (15) 20:15 Warm Bodies (11) 10:00-12:15-18:00 (Sat & Sun) Witch Hunters 2D (15) 12:40-22:00 Zero Dark Thirty (15) 14:30-20:30

DAGMAR

Jernbanegade 2, Cph K 3314 3222 Beasts of the Southern Wild (11) 9:45-14:40-16:50-19:10-21:20 Django Unchained (15) 12:10-15:40-21:30 (Fri) The Impossible (15) 14:00-16:30-19:00 Lincoln (15) 11:30-16:50-20:00 (Fri) The Master (11) 14:20-20:00 (Fri)

EMPIRE BIO

Guldbergsgade 29F; Cph N, 3536 0036; www.empirebio.dk Beasts of the Southern Wild (11) 20:15-22:30 Django Unchained (15) 12:30-15:45-19:00-22:30 Lincoln (15) 14:15-19:30-22:30 (Fri) The Master (11) 17:15 Zero Dark Thirty (15) 12:45-16:00-19:15-22:30

GRAND TEATRET

Mikkel Bryggers Gade 8, Cph K www.grandteatret.dk Beasts of the Southern Wild (11) 13:30 Django Unchained (15) 15:00-18:15-21:30 Lincoln (15) 12:00-15:30-18:30-21:30 The Master (11) 12:00-18:30-21:30 Zero Dark Thirty (15) 11:30-17:00-20:30

CINEMATEKET

Gothersgade 55, Cph K 3374 3400; www.dfi.dk Everybody in Our Family (11) 19:15 (Thu) Boogie Nights (15) 21:00 (Fri) Moulin Rouge! (15) 14:00 (Sat) Magnolia (15) 18:00 (Sun) Edward Scissorhands (11) 16:45 (Tue) Corpse Bride (15) 16:45 (Wed) Coraline (7) 14:15 (Wed)

IMPERIAL

Ved Vesterport 4, Cph V, 70131211; www.imperialbio.dk Django Unchained (15) 11:00-14:30-18:00 (Tue) Zero Dark Thirty (15) 12:00-15:15-18:30-21:40 (Fri & Sat)

GLORIA

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Pop punk revival a breath of fresh air took a slightly darker approach, Lille Vega, Enghavevej 40, attempting to trade the bubblegCph V; um for more serious rock. Mon 21:00; And the result did not sit 175kr well with their label at the time, www.billetnet.dk Capitol Records, or with fans, as record sales reflected. Lead vocalALL IT A comeback, a ist Ryan Key explained that the reunion, or even a recov- reception of those two albums ery. Whatever it is, with had quite a taxing effect on the their most recent album, band’s morale. “We felt like we did all this Southern Air, Yellowcard have finally proven that they’re on the work for nothing,” Key told Amp Magazine. “We were all punk rock scene to stay. When the American band’s pretty bummed. I think every2003 hit ‘Ocean Avenue’ hit first one just needed some time away graced the airwaves, rock lovers from it.” So time away was exactly and middle school preteens alike hailed the tune as a perfect blend what they took. In early 2008, of pop and punk rock. So with Yellowcard cancelled their imtheir second and third albums, pending European Tour and Lights and Sounds and Paper announced they were going on Walls, respectively, Yellowcard an indefinite hiatus. While the

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break only ended up lasting two years, Key pointed out that the time off was crucial for allowing the band to regain their original fervour. Without the hiatus, he suggested, Yellowcard might never have come close to replicating their ‘Ocean Avenue’ glory again. “I know there’s no way we would have written When You’re Through Thinking, Say Yes if we had gone directly into the studio when we realised Paper Walls wasn’t happening,” he said. “We wouldn’t have come out with the same energy, the same feeling that you get when you hear this album.” While When You’re Through Thinking, Say Yes was the band’s first official release since their return from a hiatus, violinist Sean

Mackin says it wasn’t until their most recent record, Southern Air, came out during the summer of 2012 that the group felt completely up to speed again. “Right now is a perfect form of awesomeness in the band,” he told Music Feeds. “The excitement from our fans, and other bands we tour with ... it’s so unbelievable. We honestly couldn’t be happier.” Mackin said that even after over ten years of experience touring and performing, Yellowcard haven’t lost their initial enthusiasm, which is echoed in the band’s signature sound. “We all have so many influences whenever you get us together, we’re absolutely going to come up with that Yellowcard sound,” he said. “That’s just what

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we do. With this one, Southern Air, we were all focused in the same direction. And that doesn’t always happen, though you have four very different people. But when Yellowcard are firing up, it’s always exciting, and that’s where we are at now.” Southern Air encompasses all of the catchy, violin-laced pop punk that fans have come to love about Yellowcard, with a hint of the energy and vigour that made ‘Ocean Avenue’ such a hit. In order to make their newest effort the best it could be, Mackin said, the band looked to their previous successes for inspiration. “When we wrote Southern Air earlier this year, we really wanted to focus on the best of Yellowcard – everything we loved about it,” he said. “We

tried to find all of the elements from our previous records, so we went back with [producer] Niel Avron, who’s our long-time friend.” “He’s at the top of his game, without question one of the world’s best producers, and he confessed that this is our best record,” Mackin went on. “So Niel Avron doesn’t say things that aren’t true; it was a great honour to hear that, and that’s how we feel.” It’s no doubt Yellowcard will bring their newly refound energy to Lille Vega when they take the stage on Monday night, and prove that these pop-punk veterans are stronger than ever. JESSICA HANLEY


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CPH Jazzhouse, Niels Hemmingsensgade 10, Cph K; 20:00; 150kr Erskine is a world-class American jazz drummer, composer and former member of the sensational Weather Report. Having played with a number of big bands during his long and illustrious career, his versatile style has earned him a badge of honour within the jazz community. Performing alongside Erskine will be a triumvirate of Copenhagen’s biggest names in the jazz industry, including the avant-garde musician Emil de Waal. There’s also an after-party to follow if the wine goes to your head.

Dawda Jobarteh

Global, Nørre Alle 7, Cph N; 21:00; 80kr (60kr students) Gambia’s most popular world musician and a highly respected player of the Kora – a 21-string instrument native to West Africa that has become synonymous with the indigenous sounds of the region – Jobarteh’s celebratory, joyful and melodic compositions identify with his Gambian roots and enrich music with an unmistakable west African flavour. It’s unlikely that you’ll experience a kora player nearly this talented ever again, so it’s advised that you take up this opportunity if you’re in the Nørrebro area.

Tina Dickow

Glassen i Tivoli, Vesterbrogade 3, Cph V; 23:00; sold out Perhaps Aarhus’s biggest pop star, Denmark’s proud singersongwriter Dickow is heavily inspired by Tracey Chapman, Leonard Cohen and even Bob Dylan. Having performed on some of the biggest stages on both sides of the Atlantic, including notable appearances at the Glastonbury Festival and Denmark’s own Roskilde, Dickow is now an international star as well. Certainly one of the country’s most popular songwriters, particularly among the over-25 crowd, Tivoli will be swarming with fans eager to get hold of a golden ticket.

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Amager Bio, Øresundsvej 6, Cph S; 20:00; 165kr Hailing from Denmark, this four-bit band emerged as one of the country’s biggest indie-rock bands in a matter of weeks after the release of their debut album, Wayne Coyne (2008). And don’t worry – their dreamy, palpable and wavy concoction of electropop and indie-rock elements are still as alluring as ever. Although their more recent releases delve into electronica slightly more than traditionalist fans might prefer, you can still expect hordes of them to be at Amager Bio on Sunday.

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pparently the Hives never went away. When the Swedish five-piece first broke onto the scene as part of the so-called ‘garage rock revival’, it would have been easy to dismiss them as ephemeral scenesters; though sonically and sartorially sharp, they seemed nothing more than sharp-shooting proponents of both the moment and indie club dancefloors around the globe. How wrong that turned out to be. The Hives, without any sign of wear or tear, have not outgrown their scene, they’ve outlasted it. And over a decade later, their obvious zeal for playing live still prevails. Thursday night at Vega, aside from the shade of guitarist Vigilante Carlstroem’s hair, the erosion of bassist Dr Matt

Destruction’s fringe and, at last, some new material (indeed their latest album, June 2012’s Lex Hives, was their first in five years), this was very much the same fresh-faced band that barnstormed radio airwaves in 2000 with ‘Hate to Say I Told You So’. Front man Howlin’ Pelle Almqvist, named like a bluesy gunslinger and dressed, like his band mates, in a black and white tuxedo with top hat, leapt elastically onto the stage, the whites of his eyes big enough to be a sixth Hive. Immediately they burst into several songs off Lex Hives. ‘Come On’ and ‘Take Back the Toys’ have the ratcheted rhythm and catchy pop hooks associated with the band. “We have all of the answers, we do not question!” Blomqvist shrieked before ripping into ‘1,000 Answers’. This was more of a show than a gig. Whilst the Hives lack variety, they have virility and magnetism to burn. The lead singer and his brother, guitarist Nich-

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Rust, Guldbergsgade 8, Cph N; 19:30; 90kr Tonight is the first round of this year’s Emergenza Festival – Denmark’s biggest music competition for talented, unsigned bands. Half of the eight bands performing in the preliminaries at Rust tonight – Blessing the Unknown, Sons of Smiths, MermaidsPurse, Blaze of Barbaroid, Qualia, Lukra Biz, Nelson and Complexity – will move on to the semi-finals at Lille Vega, with their eyes on the Nordic final in Stockholm and perhaps even the international finals in Germany later this year. If you’re interested in the up-and-comers of Danish music, don’t miss it.

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olaus Arson, spun and scissor-kicked their way about the stage, whilst the frontman also twirled his microphone cable and climbed all over the drums. Throughout, the crowd was constantly involved The dapper Swedes proved their staying power and invoked. At the end, Blomqvist demanded nisable chords of their flagship they all crouch – when one older hit rang out, a riot ensued. The Hives, refreshingly, left guy refused, it sparked a hilarious exchange between frontman and no room for thinking. At worst, they were like some kind of fan. Naturally the likes of ‘Main pounding, street party that you’d Offender’ and ‘Walk Idiot Walk’ thought died down only to start got an airing, before Blomqvist up again, and at best an irrepressintroduced ‘Hate to Say I Told ible tour de force of punk-edged You So’ by engaging in a panto- garage hits. A bit limited techmime-like to and fro with the nically? Yes. Developed much crowd by screeching that the since their debut? Not really. A band will burst into a classic. bit one-dimensional even? Per“Is it ‘Satisfaction’ by the Roll- haps. But none of this matters, ing Stones!?”... “No!” ... “Is it because the Hives deliver live, ‘Should I Stay or Should I Go’ and you haven’t got a choice but to enjoy it. by the Clash?” ... “No!” Simon Cooper Then, when the four recog-

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Drone, Nørrebrogade 184, Cph N; Fri 22:00; free adm Always a good introduction to the weekend even if only for a couple of Golden Ladies, Drone caters to Copenhagen’s alternative crowd. With a pokey dancefloor in the basement and a spacious bar on the ground floor, you’ll often find a queue come 1am as Nørrebro’s nocturnal crowd emerges. Just bear in mind, however, that your clothes might retain the stench of second-hand cigarette smoke and your brogues may stay coated in a layer of black stuff – all too common for grimy rock club dancefloors.

Tanzen Bitte: Andhim & Be Svendsen & One Man Orchestra

KB18 , Køboderne 18, Cph V; Sat 23:00; 90kr Hosted by the KB18’s club night, Tanzen Bitte have made a name for themselves on Kødbyen’s club scene over the last few years. Tonight’s line-up is full of big local names on the club circuit as well as the major Cologne-native Andhim, boasting no less than

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Store Vega; 21:00; sold out Hip-hop lovers won’t want to miss Lamar’s Vega gig. Belonging to a burgeoning generation of rappers, Lamar has both the ferocious lyrical talent and the charisma to beat off other runof-the-mill hip-hoppers. Discovered by Dr Dre a few years back and touted as being on par with Snoop Dogg, Biggy Smalls and Eminem, his debut record, good kid, m. A. A. d city (2012) has all but proven Dr Dre’s prophecy. If you need further convincing, listen to ‘Rigamortis’, a lively fusion of jazz, rap and potent lyrics. Daniel van der Noon

33,000 followers on Facebook. But perhaps the biggest attraction tonight is the fact that the doors are open until 9am. Other than Nevermind, a rundown institution in the centre of town, Tanzen Bitte’s club night will be the ‘last chance saloon’ for those spending their weekend in Kødbyen.

Will Saul & Midland

Culture Box, Kronprinsessegade 54, Cph K; 21:00; 70kr Headlining tonight at Culture Box will be the producer and DJ behind the reputable deep disco house label Aus Music. The Brit has had quite the effect on European dance over the last five years thanks to his world-renowned brand of futuristic house music. Upon his debut in 2010, Midland immediately gained attention with the track ‘Your Words Matter’, which went on to be named in DJ Mag’s ‘100 Most Important House Records’. Headlining on some of the biggest stages in London, Ibiza and Berlin as well as garnering acclaim for his diversity and far-reaching influence beyond the house music world, Midland seems set to carry on expanding on his fanfare. Aviaja Bebe Nielsen


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Isabella Mousavizadeh Smith is the owner of Books & Company, an English language book shop in Hellerup that prides itself on providing an interesting and diverse range of books, an excellent cup of coffee, and a warm and welcoming atmosphere. For more about Books & Company, please visit www.booksandcompany.com, facebook.com/booksandcompany or the shop at Sofievej 1.

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Books to keep you Company! NOT A WORD about the demise of the book/publishing/bookshop world − I promise. This column is meant to be a (very) rough guide to a few of the myriad of newly arrived or arriving titles. It will hopefully ignite or perhaps reignite a desire to find just the right book to entertain, educate, excite and enjoy! We begin with our very own (i.e Danish) author Peter Høeg and his novel The Elephant Keeper’s Children, recently translated into English. It is the story of teenagers Peter and Tilde, in search of parents who seem to have disappeared into thin air. With the police hot on their heels, they make their way through a web of religious groups, criminals and aristocrats on a journey that increasingly points to an extraordinary crime. The novel is humorous with many interesting − at times over the top − twists and characters. Inquiring minds will be pleased to know that Martin Aitken’s translation of the novel with its humour and jokes has won him much praise. In a major leap, I cannot help but recommend Yellow Birds by Kevin Powers. A debut novel by the author and twice deployed soldier in Iraq, it is a moving, harrowing and incredibly beautiful account of what engaging in war can do to a human being. Moving back and forth between Iraq and his protagonist’s hometown back in Virginia, Kevin Powers interweaves dashed expectations, hopelessness and survival instinct and you find yourself

Events IDOART.DK NEW second anniversary Vess Vestebro Showroom, Oenslægergade 36, Cph V; Fri 16:00-22:00; free adm The online art magazine I DO ART is celebrating two years of existence surrounded by young and talented artists, musicians and happy party people. Spirits will be high, the night will be long – so join the celebration. It’s bound to be a good show, followed by a hell of a party! EBD 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. Free jazz Charlie Scott’s, Skindergade 43, Cph K; Tue & Thu 17:0020:30; Free Adm Jazz music every Tuesday and Thursday!

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impatiently turning the pages in an attempt to desperately understand what’s going on. In The Buddha in the Attic by Julie Otsuka (new in paperback) we are invited into the lives of a group of Japanese mail order brides travelling to the United States between the First and Second World Wars. Lured by promises their future husbands cannot keep of lives they will not live, this is a beautiful and lyrical story told in something as rare as a collective voice describing the women’s loneliness, confusion, strength − and the meaning of identity. Food blogs are all the rage. Whether you are a professional cook or just love to cook at home, blogging about it has become the norm. One thing most food lovers seem to agree on these days is that Katie Quinn Davies’s WhatKatieAte is one of the best blogs around, and this month the recipes and gorgeous photographs will also be available in book form in What Katie Ate: Recipes and Other Bits and Bobs. And finally, we can look forward to a new non-fiction title by Daniel Pink, author of A Whole New Mind and Drive. To Sell is Human: The Surprising Truth about Moving Others is an interesting look at yet another area where psychology and sociology interact − which, by the way, has become an extremely popular genre in recent years. Pink’s new book is a fascinating account of what it takes to sell − and how salespeople are not the only ones who spend their lives selling and moving others. Indeed we all do. Happy Reading!

Red LionPub Quiz NEW Nikolajgade 18, Cph K; Sun 20:00; www. theredlion.dk Sankt Nikolai Restaurant, the English pub in the city centre, was relaunched with a new name on February 1, and this is its first quiz since then, with landlord Martin Popplewell, outstanding in the CTC panto last month as the main villain, at the helm. Maximum five per team, 25kr per player, the winning team wins a 250 kroner bar tab plus free entry into the next quiz, while the second prize is 100kr plus free entry into the next quiz, and third prize a pint each. Last place gets a packet of crisps. BH English Book Club Østerbro Library, Dag Hammerskøld Allé 19, Cph Ø; contact Aishwarya Gawaskar at aishgawaskar@gmail.com to sign up; www.expatindenmark. com Join Expat in Denmark’s next book club meeting. Coffee, tea and cookies are offered while participants discuss the book. The discussion will be in English, but participants should feel free to read the book in any language. Contact Aishwarya Gawaskar if interested to ensure there are enough arrangements for all.

Antiques in NEW Frederiksberg Jens Jessensvej 20, Frederiksberg; Feb 16 & 17, 10:00-17:00; 30kr; www. antikoglopper.info Come look around at the antiques gathered in Frederiksberg Hallerne. This market will be sure to help you add a beautiful collectible to your home. Find a gift for that hard-tobuy-for friend, be it designer jewellery or an antique lamp, or just treat yourself to something exquisite! AS Den Blå Hal Flea Ved Amagerbanen 9, NEW Cph S; every Sat & Sun, 10:00-16:00; 10kr; www. denblaahal.dk Dubbed the friendliest indoor flea market in the city, the Den Blå Hal flea has a great selection of goods. Independent sellers and stores alike gather each weekend and sell anything from furniture to paintings, porcelain and pocket watches. Come down and peruse this market and enjoy their café on a rainy weekend; it’s here year round. AS Spar Shipping Fishing Trips Nyhavn 61, Cph K (dock on Lautrupskaj); Weekdays: 225kr from 08:00-15:00, Weekends: twice a day: 07:0012:30 & 12:45-18:00, the trips depend on numbers so are rarely confirmed well in advance; 3333 9355, www.sparshipping.dk Hook a fish on their sea trips.

NEXT WEEK: MUSEUMS CORNER Bella Center Flea NEW Bella Center, Center Boulevard 5, Cph S; Sat & Sun, 10:0017:00; 40kr; www.bellacenter.dk Antiques and collectibles abound at this giant flea market at the Bella Center. One of – if not the – largest in Scandinavia, this market will be sure to surprise you with the plethora of treasures you can dig up. Clear your weekend and spend the day perusing the stalls. You’ll more than likely come away richer. AS CPH Tour for new expats Starts at Vor Frue Kirke, Nørregade 8, Cph K; Sat 10:00-13:00; 150kr, free for children under 14; max 20 people, registration required at www.copenhagentours.dk/expat Consider this your personal introduction to Copenhagen. This walking tour will cover some of the major sights in the city and is a perfect way for newcomers to get a sense of Copenhagen and its offerings. The guides maintain a leisurely pace, leaving plenty of time to stop and marvel at sights like Nyhavn and Amalienborg. National Museum guided tours Ny Vestergade 10, Cph K; Sun, Tue & Thu 11:00; Free Adm; www.natmus.dk Free guided tours in English three times a week.

Studiekoncert NEW Studiescenen, Rosenørns Allé 22, Frederiksberg; Fri 19:30; Free Adm; www.dkdm.dk See what your tax money pays for by listening to voice students Anne Margrethe Dahl and John Mannov, as Academy students show off their music skills. The programme will not be published until shortly before the concert. BSM MESTRE on NEW Mondays XIII Konsevatoriets Koncertsal, Julius Thomsens Gade 1, Frederiksberg; Mon 19:30; Free Adm; www.dkdm.dk This Monday’s Mestre will be an inaugural concert for organ professor Hans Davidsson. The 150-minute programme includes pieces from the orchestral heavyweights of Bach, Ligeti and Bruhns. A great way to shake off the Monday blues. BSM Wednesday Concerts Københavns Domkirke, EW Nørregarde 8, Cph K; N Wed 17:00; Free Adm; www.onsdagskoncerter. dk Make sure you catch the end season show to Wednesday Concerts at The Church of our Lady before the new season begins. Soon, we can look forward to three exciting new venues to continue the Wednesday Classical traditions, which will, of course, continue to be free. BSM

CPH Dining Week NEW various locations around Copenhagen; starts Mon, ends Feb 17; 200kr per person, per meal; www.diningweek.dk This coming week marks the start of the third annual Copenhagen Dining Week. Restaurants big and small all around town are creating three-course menus for a reasonable price, and you can reap the benefits. Madsvinet is serving smoked cod, braised and grilled beef fillet and a medly of sweets and nuts. Brasserie Petri has poached eggs, smoked pork roast and chocolate cake on the menu. Les Trois Cochons is offering three delectable starters, Coq au riesling and crème brûlée. Is your appetite piqued yet? There are many, many more. Consult Dining Week’s website for details. AS Singer/songwriter-evening at Café Retro Café Retro, Knabrostræde 26, Cph K; Thu 20:00-22:30; free adm, www.cafe-retro.dk Do you write your own songs? Now it’s time for them to leave the drawer. Join this open-mic event at Café Retro where you can listen to other singer/songwriters, while you pluck up the courage to perform your song in front of a crowd for the first time. RKM


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City Kunstnerartikler Amagertorv 9, Strøget, Cph K; open Mon-Fri 10:00-18:00, Sat 10:0015:00; www.stelling.dk If you’ve ever felt like you might be the next Picasso, this store is for you. It offers everything you need to become a great oil painter, water-colourist, portrait artist or whatever artistic outlet might tickle your fancy. There are different sized canvases, an immense variety of brushes, and every colour you ever imagined, in any texture. The staff are also friendly and always ready to guide you. Tutein og Koch Farvergade 8, Cph K; open Mon-Fri 09:00-17:30, Sat 10:00-15:00; www. tuteinogkoch.dk This store is for the troubled artists who sit in cafes and sketch their lives away. Sketchbooks are available in every shape and size filled with pages of thick quality paper, as are pens for every occasion and even spray paint. They also have supplies for the more advanced DIY enthusiasts, such as sandpaper, gypsum plaster and glue guns. If you’re a student, make sure you show your ID for a discount.

Kids Storytelling for NEW Fastelavn Øbro Jagtvej Bibliotek, Jagtvej 227, Cph Ø; Sat 11:00-12:00; free adm; www.bibliotek.kk.dk Actor and storyteller Karina Nielsen of the Theatre AstaBasta will entertain your children this weekend with fantastic and beautiful stories about Fastelavn. This Danish tradition is sure to be one the entire family can enjoy. AS Fastelavnsfest in NEW Frederiksberg Frederiksberg Town Hall, Smallegade 1, Frederiksberg; Sat 12:00-13:15, doors open at 11:45; free adm Bring your kids to a big Fastelavn carnival in Frederiksberg and celebrate the Danish version of Halloween! There will be classic barrel bashing for different age groups, and the first 400 kids will get free goodies. Coffee and tea will be provided for the parents. AS HC Andersen’s ‘Tællelyset’ Danish National Archives, Rigsdagsgaarden 9, Cph K; until March, 09:00-16:00; 3392 3310, www.sa.dk Tællelyset, believed to be HC Andersen’s first ever fairytale, was recently discovered in a shuffle of papers at the National Archives. It is now on display until the spring. AS

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Stof2000 Frederiksborggade 26, Cph K; open Mon-Thu 09:30-18:00, Fri 09:30-19:00, Sat 09:30-15:00; www.stof2000.dk Whether you’re Coco Chanel reborn or simply want to stand out at this year’s Fastelavn, Stof2000 is where you need to be. Not only do they stock quality materials of just about every colour and texture, they also sell everything you’ll ever need when sewing: pins, zippers, velcro and clothing patterns. If you’re looking to make something for the home, they also have stuffing and foam to make decorative pillows and seat cushions. Panduro Hobby Nørre Farimagsgade 74, Cph K; open Mon-Thu 10:00-18:00, Fri 10:00-19:00, Sat 10:00-16:00, Sun 12:00-16:00; www.pandurohobby.dk Step aside Martha Stewart! With just one visit to Panduro you too can become a domestic goddess who brings homemade gifts to every birthday, bakes cakes that are too pretty to eat and makes seasonal decorations that any desperate housewife would be proud to present as her own! The staff are very knowledgeable and can answer just about any question in the field of arts and crafts.

Fastelavn in Dragør NEW Engvej near Elisenborg, Dragør; Sun all day; call 5055 4406 for details The old fishing town of Dragør has a great number of activities planned for this holiday. The old tradition is celebrated with decorated riders on horseback, barrel bashing and music. Hot rum punch is served, and the day culminates when, at 16:00, a giant crowd gathers to watch the barrels get torn apart. AS Fastelavn Carnival NEW Statens Museum for Kunst, Sølvgade 49, Cph K; Sun 13:0014:00; 55kr, free adm for kids; www.smk.dk This guided tour will teach you and your kids what there is to love about this celebrated Danish holiday. Aside from the museum’s permanent exhibitions, you will see works of art that are associated with Fastelavn, fun and food. AS Carnival at NEW Copenhagen Zoo Cph Zoo, Roskildevej 32, Frederiksberg; Sun 10:00-13:00; 150kr, 3-11 years 90kr; www.pandaclub.dk There’s a wild party going down at Copenhagen Zoo this weekend. Not only that, but the King of the Jungle has even agreed to host the barrel beating ceremony in his own lion pit. So put on a costume fit for a king and join in the fun. BSM

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IS VALENTINE’S Day even that wellknown in Denmark? Likely not, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t celebrated here. Nestled smack in the middle of the most bitter winter month, this Day of Love is your opportunity to warm up with someone you care about. Although the holiday tends to divide – you either despise it as commercialised nonsense or you love it with all your heart – just know that the idea behind the day is an honest one. So spend the day with your loved one, whether it be a boyfriend, girlfriend, best friend or cat. Nevertheless, most of the events happening around the city cater to couples, so bringing your cat might be a bit unorthodox. Whatever you do, remember this day is about love! Be sure to spread a lot of it, and enjoy! Date Night CinemaxX, Kalvebod Brygge 57, Cph V; 19:00; tickets: 119kr; www. cinemaxx.dk/koebenhavn Want to cuddle up in the dark of the cinema? Be sure to head to CinemaxX where they are offering a ticket deal that comes with popcorn, soda and Anton Berg chocolates. Moreover, the film is a mix between eerie, heart-wrenching and romantic. Beautiful Creatures tells an updated Romeo and Juliet story of starcrossed lovers who become torn apart when Lena falls under a dark and strong curse. You’ll find yourself jumping out of your skin while rooting for these kids to overcome all odds.

Glaspusterens Børn Teatret Zeppelin, Valdemarsgade 15, Cph V; ends Mar 13, performances Mon-Sat − times vary; adult tickets: 165kr, concessions: 105kr, under-25s: 95kr; www.zeppelin.dk; suitable for 7 years or above Written by celebrated Scandinavian children’s author Maria Gripe, Glaspusterens Børn tells the story of two siblings Klas and Klara, who are abducted from their glass-making family and locked up in a gloomy house in Ønskeby. Days go from bad to worse as the children are held captive until heroine Flaske Midtvejr and her trusty raven ‘Hin Kloge’ come to the rescue, resulting in an epic fight of good vs evil. BSM Water – a world of adventures Experimentarium, Tuborg Havnevej 7, Hellerup; open Mon-Fri 09:30-17:00, Tue 09:3021:00, Sat and Sun 11:00-17:00; under 2s free, age 3-11 105kr, adult 160kr, students 105kr; contact 3927 3333 or info@experimentarium.dk This water adventure features more than 50 activities and experiments. But don’t be afraid of getting your clothes wet as this is a “bone-dry ride through the wet element”. You get to fight the power of the sea, save someone who has fallen overboard from a ship and experience giant surf waves. MSØ

Aphrodisiac Dinner Nimb Bar’n’Grill, Bernstorffsgade 5, Cph K; 18:00-24:00; tickets: 495kr; reservations: bargrill@nimb. dk or call 8870 0060; www.nimb.dk Valentine’s Day is heating up in Copenhagen – or maybe that’s just the kitchen at Nimb Bar’n’Grill. The restaurant is putting a different twist on the big day by concentrating the menu on the men and, according to Nimb director Christiphe Delabarre, “if you are two men, we will throw in a few extra grams of steak!” The evening’s menu starts off with oysters and is then followed by black ham and artichokes. The magnum opus of the meal is a juicy New York strip. If you think you’ll have had enough, you’d be wrong. The meal ends with chocolate cake and ice cream, nuts and caramel. This is bound to be one of the best meals of your life. Romance in the Round Tower Rundetårn, Købmagergade 52A, Cph K; 19:30-22:30; tickets: 275kr for two; www.rundetaarn.dk Dark, spiral staircases can be creepy. But add some candles, rose petals and the starry night sky waiting up top and you’ll have a romantic evening at the Round Tower. Instead of going to dinner, this way to go is more simple. The Round Tower will provide warm blankets, champagne and the musical stylings of Frank Sinatra and Billie Holiday to get you in the mood. You will hear about Jupiter and the moon and be able to see them through binoculars. And as an extra bonus, TV presenter Emil Thorup (a little creepy, it has to be conceded) will be lecturing on man’s role in the modern world, in which women are becoming more and more empowered by the day. A clear night is forecast, so this will be a night to remember.

ICE SKATING Various venues in Greater Cph Barring heavy snowfall and freezing temperatures and an all-clear to skate on the Lakes, here are the artificial rinks where you can realise your fantasies! Blågårds Plads Blågårds Plads 1, Cph N; open Mon-Fri 10:00–21:00, Sat 11:00–18:00, Sun 11:00–17:00; free adm, skate hire 40kr per hour (rental of skates stops one hour before closing); 3535 7770, idraetshuset@kff.kk.dk; www.fritidkbh.dk Skate at one of the most historical and charming places in the heart of Nørrebro, surrounded by Kai Nielsen’s early 20th century statues of crafts and artsmen. The community centre offers hot chocolate, coffee, sandwiches and soups. Frederiksberg Runddel Frederiksberg Runddel 1, Frederiksberg; open Mon-Fri 11:00-19:00, Sat 10:00-20:00, Sun and holidays 12:00-20:00; free adm, skate rental 45kr; kultur-fritid@frederiksberg. dk, 4010 6050; www.frederiksberg.dk Opposite the Frederiksberg Gardens, in the 16th century picturesque setting of the Frederikbergs Rundell, surrounded by lights, sparkling through the branches of trees,. Lindevangsparken Dalgas Boulevard 1, Frederiksberg; open 24 hours a day except Tue-Thu from 14:30–17:00;

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Romantic Staycation Hotel Kong Arthur, Nørre Søgade 11, Cph K; 725kr per person, per night; Ibsens Hotel, Vendersgade 23, Cph K; 625kr per person, per night; reservations: call 3395 7777 You wake up, go to work and go home. Sure, Copenhagen feels like home, but it can also feel like the escape you’ve been waiting for. Two of the city’s best hotels are offering romantic packages for Valentine’s. Whether you take your girlfriend or your best friend, you’re sure to destress in the jacuzzi or sauna, dine richly and get your fill of champagne and chocolate. There’s something about staying in the city you call home and not having to clean up after yourselves. These two hotels are right in the middle of town, so you can stroll, party or just stay in all night – it’s up to you.

free adm, no skate rental Launch off for an ice-skating marathon with no limits of time at this eco-friendly ice rink. Genforeningspladsen between Hulgårdsvej and Borups Allé, Cph N; every day from 10:00–22:00; free adm, skate rental 40kr per hour (rental ends at 19:00); 3810 0592, infogroendal@kff.kk.dk Like every year, the largest ice rink in Northern Europe welcomes both amateur and professional iceskaters to take advantage of its massive 5,000 sqm rink. Toftegårds Plads Toftegårds Alle, Valby; open until Mar 31, Mon-Fri 11:00– 22:00, Sat–Sun 10:00–22:00; free adm, skate rental 45kr per hour The ice rink at Kongens Nytorv will be closed until 2018 due to the ongoing Metro works. However, the City Council has finally upgraded Toftegårds Plads, revitalising it with a 1,500 sqm ice rink. The nearby Valby Culture Center sells hot chocolate and drinks. MAR Story Time Books & Company, Sofievej 1, 2900 Hellerup; Tue mornings 09:30-10:00; free adm; www. booksandcompany.dk 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

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Okker Gokker Det Lille Teater, Lavendelstræde 5-7, Cph K; ends May 5, performances Tue-Sun − times vary; adult tickets: 120kr, concessions: 60kr, under-25s: 50kr, www.detlilleteater.dk; suitable for 2–4 years This musical play is especially designed for the smallest members of the family. It’s full of old Danish rhymes, limericks and songs with plenty of visual aids to help captivate the audience, young and old alike. Lille Teater specialises in children’s pieces, and this play is designed to introduce Danish culture to the audience by performing old favourites, such as the stories of Okker Gokker and Bro Brille. BSM Snuggle up at the flicks Reprise Teatret, Øverødvej 12, Holte; 4542 1026; www. reprisen.dk Reprise Teatret is a cosy contrast to large modern cinemas. Among the historical furnishings and plush seating you’ll find row four has twin seats where kids can cuddle up. Like many cinemas, it has a weekly babybio showing for parents with babies. The soundtrack is often dwarfed by babies gurgling, but that’s fine if you’re watching The Hobbit. To find out what’s on visit Findbio.dk for a list of all Danish cinemas with ratings and comments, and then book your tickets at Kino.dk – remember that ‘original tale’ means it has the original English, French etc soundtrack. HD


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HERE’S SOMETHING about clichés that make them slightly ... annoying. You’ve heard them over and over again, so they’re on the tip of your tongue. It’s easier to draw these quips from your toolbox than it is to stretch the English language, isn’t it? But c’mon: “That was a knife to the heart” − you drama queen; “I passed with flying colours” − you braggart; “It’s nothing personal” − as if. And the pièce de résistance: “I’m single and loving it!” I bet you rolled your eyes just reading that. This Thursday is Valentine’s Day, and if there were a way to record how many people use that cliché in the days leading up to the most arbitrarily ro-

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indulge in clichés this Valentine’s Day at the Wondercool festival. If you’ve got someone you like, go ahead and enjoy each other’s company. Maybe eat chocolate for dinner at A XOXO or see ‘Beautiful Creatures’ at CinemaxX. But if you’re not involved, don’t sit home and pout − enjoy your own company. Go and see one of the great exhibitions running in February. Check out the transformation of the Carlsberg Brewery. Listen to one of the fantastic jazz musicians playing on Thursday. Most importantly, look yourself in the mirror and tell yourself: “I’m single and loving it.” AMY STRADA

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LIP-LICKINGLY GOOD IF YOU LIKE IT, SICKENINGLY BAD IF YOU DON’T LIQUORICE FESTIVAL Grilleriet på Dampfærgevej 10 (Pakhus 12), Cph Ø; Sat & Sun, open both days: 10:00-12:00, 12:1514:15, 14:30-16:30 & 16:45-18:45, 250kr per ticket – 150 tickets available per session; www. lakridsfestival.dk

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IQUORICE is one of those sticky subjects that can quickly divide a dinner table into two passionate camps: those that wax lyrical and drool at the very mention of the black gold, and those who simply detest the tongue-numbing stuff. Researcher Marcia Pelchat of the Monell Chemical Senses Center in Philadelphia believes that it is not an acquired like or dislike that causes some to wrinkle their noses in displeasure and others to raise their eyebrows towards heaven, but rather something you are born with. Just in case you didn’t already know, liquorice is extracted from the root of glycyrrhiza, a legume native to southern Europe and parts of Asia. Its active ingredient is glycyrrhizin, a sweetener around 30 to 50 times sweeter than sucrose. This compound is routinely used in Japan to treat hepatitis and in China, tuberculosis. If your throat needs clearing, then a dose can help clear the gunk from your lungs. The sneaky addition of liquorice to tobacco products (its

and liquorice tasting sessions at the participating exhibitors’ stands.

main use) not only adds a mellow flavour, but expands the airways, letting smokers puff a little more. Liquorice legend has it that Alexander the Great surreptitiously fed his marching troops with rations of the root to quench their thirst. However, all good things in moderation seems to be the order of the day – a European Commission report from 2008 suggested a maximum intake of 100mg of glycyrrhizic acid to avoid health problems. But liquorice is a spice to be celebrated. Denmark’s Johan Bulöw is a liquorice Willy Wonka, whose belief in the mystical qualities of the mighty root led him to follow a dream, transporting him from Bornholm to Sydney in search of the perfect liquorice recipe. A massive cooking pot from Chicago evolved into a liquorice manufacturing plant specially imported from Manchester. Today a factory in Taastrup ships out exclusive confectionery creations to select locations such as Magasin, Tivoli, Harvey Nichols in London and Chelsea Market Basket, New York. This Saturday and Sunday, the Bulöworganised Liquorice Festival promises to take us on a “sensory journey from liquorice root to gourmet liquorice”. A series of eight two-hour long sessions over both days include an open kitchen and mini-workshop, liquorice anecdotes and tales (in Danish),

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Lakrids by Bülow is the undisputed star of the show. With Valentine’s Day on the way, Johan Bülow expresses his long-standing passionate love affair through the promise of sweet liquorice balls coated in white chocolate and tossed in “cascades of strawberry kisses”. Bülow sees it as his mission to spread the affinity for liquorice past Scandinavian shores and around the globe. Not just the sweet and salty varieties, but the entire spectrum of spicy liquorice flavours. ADORE IN AFGHANISTAN

A good news story from Afghanistan is hard to find, but Scagro will be on hand with tales of how it imports liquorice blocks from the remote plateaus of Afghanistan. TRY IT IN BREAD INSTEAD

A Vesterbro-based baker, Bageriet Brød, will be tempting the punters with liquorice bread and other tasty titbits. ORGASMIC ORGANIC

The organic angle is presented by Woodshade, whose chocolate-liquorice balls come highly recommended.

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Ren Lakrids imports the world famous Amarelli family liquorice drops in its iconic tins. Many connoisseurs consider this Calabrian masterpiece to be the tastiest and sweetest of all the varieties. NICE CUP OF TEA

A cup of tea or something a little stronger? Tante-T and the microbrewery Medicibeers have their respective steaming liquorice tea and distinctly flavoured Ale to sample. SPICE OF LIFE

Iben Büchert from Mill and Mortar promises to spice up the life of the quality-conscious consumer with a variety of herbs that maintain their aromas from field to kitchen. At the Liquorice Festival, you can expect to encounter liquorice versions of ketchup, milkshake, jam, remoulade, soup, custard, as well as all the classic confectionery. This is the liquorice aficionado’s chance to unashamedly wallow in a world of liquorice and, as English chef Nigella Lawson puts it, to declare a deep and almost deviant love for liquorice. PETE STREADER

[DETAILS] EXHIBIT Statens Museum for Kunst, Sølvgade 48-50, Cph K; ends Feb 28, Tue-Sun 10:00-17:00, Wed 10:00-22:00, Mon closed; tickets: adults 55kr, under-18s free adm; www.smk.dk Consisting of about 80 drawings, paintings and graphic illustrations from both the museum’s own and other Danish art collections, Detaljer (Details) is composed of works from 1700 to the 1930s and shows how artists over time have worked with details in art. The exhibition highlights the meaning and importance of details in art and also deals with how we experience and take in art. KLH DEBATE: DANISH FASHION AND FILM Nikolaj Copenhagen Contemporary Art Center, Nikolaj Plads 10, Cph K; Sun 15:00; free adm; www.fashioninfilmcph.dk This event aims to debate and discuss how Danish designers and brands use film to showcase their work – both the possibilities and limitations. The panel includes designers who have used film in the past: Prisca Vilsbøl, Barbara I Gongini and David Andersen, as well as photographer Noam Griegst and Else Skjold from the Kolding School of Design. Moderated by Maria Mackinney-Valentin from the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts Schools of Architecture, Design and Conservation. VE

TEXHIBITION: EARLY DRAWINGS Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, GL Strandvej 13, Humlebæk; ends Feb 21; tickets: 95kr; www.louisiana. dk Louisiana is the first museum in the world to host this series of Andy Warhol’s early drawings, which have remained untouched in a suitcase since just after his death. Rediscovered by chance in the Andy Warhol Foundation archive, the collection of over 200 drawings harks back to the 1950s, before Warhol became Pop Art’s poster boy. VE CARL-HENNING PEDERSEN TURNS 100 Arken Museum for Modern Kunst, Skovvej 100, Ishøj; Tue, Thu, Fri, Sat and Sun 10:00-17:00, ends Feb 28, Wed 10:00-21:00; tickets: 95kr; www.arken.dk Danish artist Carl-Henning Pedersen would have turned 100 years old this year. ARKEN Museum for Modern Kunst celebrates the birthday of this treasured artist, a leading figure in the European art group COBRA, with an exhibition showcasing the artist’s sprawling, poetic paintings dating from the end of the 1930s to his death in 2007. VE RAW PROJECTION EXHIBITION Busk Design Store, Ahlefeldtsgade 23, Cph K; ends Feb 14; free adm During the Copenhagen Fashion Festival, BUSK design store will

present Kira Richards Hansen’s video installation UnMove, featuring leather accessories by designer Pia Busk. The raw, minimalist installation will be projected onto a white stone wall, to be viewed through the store’s windows around the clock. VE EXHIBITION: TARA DONOVAN Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, GL Strandvej 13, Humlebæk; starts Fri, ends Feb 28, 11:00; tickets: 95kr, concessions; www.louisiana.dk See this artist’s first exhibition in Europe in the modern setting of Louisiana. Donovan’s pieces each centre around everyday objects – drinking straws, nails, buttons – and then are transformed into something completely unexpected. Her unimaginable sculptures and installations feel very organic and natural. Don’t miss this one. AS BLUE MUSSELS AT ARKEN Arken Museum for Moderne Kunst, Skovvej 100, Ishøj; Web 13:00 & 19:00; tickets: 298kr; reservations: call 5167 0223; www.arken.dk Both a gastronomic and aesthetic event, this meal at Arken provides both an entrance to the modern museum as well as a meal of mussel soup and a glass of champagne to start, followed by a grilled beef fillet with fried aubergines, port wine glade and pommes fondant. Dinner will also be served with a glass of Il Conte from Italy. Be sure to reserve before noon on Tuesday. AS

ARCHITECTURE BEHIND THE SCENES AT COBE ARCHITECTS COBE, Njalsgade 17-27 Building 15, N, 1st Floor, Cph S; Fri 16:00-17:30; free adm; tilmelding.dac.dk/behindthe-scenes-at-cobe-architects Danish architecture is famed around the world for its modern concepts and cool, sleek design. Now you have the opportunity to sit down with a firm at the fore. COBE Architects has a good number of upcoming projects around town, from modern housing on the Christianshavn waterfront across from Nyhavn to a few new kindergartens and youth clubs. Go behind the doors of this modern architecture firm for an informal presentation and chat. THE TRANSFORMATION OF CARLSBERG Visit Carlsberg, Gamle Carlsberg Vej 11, Valby; Sat 12:00-13:00, Thu Feb 14 15:00-16:00; tickets: 95kr, under 5: free adm; www.visitcarlsberg.dk As one of the institutions of Denmark, Carlsberg Brewery is currently undergoing a massive transformation. This tour will show you the New Carlsberg Brewhouse, which will become a world-class attraction in the next couple of years. See the next face of the brand you know and love. It’s probably the best tour in town. LOUISIANA SATURDAY TOUR Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Gamel Strandvej 13, Humlebæk; Sats in February starting at 13:15; free adm; www.louisiana.dk Get a free guided tour around Louisiana and learn about the history behind the museum and its status as a cultural centre. This tour focuses on

the architecture of the building, but you will also get a chance to see some of the famed collections, such as Asger Jorn and the Giacometti rooms. Don’t fear – the tour is in English! AS SUNDAY MORNING WALK THROUGH THE ROYAL DISTRICT OF FREDERIKSSTADEN Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Kongens Nytorv 1, Cph K; first Sun and third Sun, Feb 17, starting at 11:00; tickets: 75kr Combine architecture with history on this Sunday morning walking tour through the ritzy and royal district of Frederiksstaden. Dripping in 18th century romanticism, this area has been said to combine the classic Parisian style with a distinct Danish traditional touch. The tour – all in English – will end at Copenhagen Harbour, overlooking the grand Opera House. AS BEHIND THE DOORS OF LEGO Dansk Arkitektur Centre, Strandgade 27B, Cph K; starts Sat, ends Sun Feb 17, 11:00-15:00; tickets: 60kr available at venue; www.dac.dk Remind yourself of your youth when Lego opens its doors with this handson event. A sea of Lego bricks will be at your disposal, so come and play architect with the best. In addition to having fun, this is a chance to try to help answer questions about the future of architecture. How can these toys actually help us create a better environment? Henning Larsen Architects also has an exhibition on display called ‘Dialogue with the World’, giving you and your children an illustrated idea of the future. These are truly great lessons that you won’t want to miss. AS

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Mon-Fri in Feb, 18:00-22:30; Tickets: 375kr; Reservation: fc.copenhagen-airport@hilton.com or call 3244 5353 Hilton Copenhagen Airport invites you to yet another culinary capital to experience ‘Simple Yet Good’ at Hamlet Nordic Dining. There, you will be offered a three-course meal that is based on the three principles of health, ecological produce and sustainability. BSM AN OFFER YOU CAN’T REFUSE Antiristorante L’Altro, Torvegade 62, Cph K; Mon-Sun in Feb, 18:00; Tickets: 450kr; www. laltro.dk/en Restaurant L’Altro is hosting a month of real mafia dining, where horse sausages, Peter Clemenza’s pasta, and Sicilian wine from the island’s best wineries are served to the guests. There will be music fit for any gangster that walks through the door, and if you’re feeling lucky, you can

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SMØRREBRØD WITH A TWIST Restaurant Kronborg, Brolæggerstræde 12, Cph K; closed Fri-Wed, open Thu, 11:00-18:00; tickets: 39kr Restaurant Kronborg twists the classic Danish lunch platter with the herring, fish and meat of the season as well as a bite of cheese and a little something for your sweet tooth. Beer

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MIKKELLER + MIELCKE & HURTIGKARL: FOCUS ON BEER Paradehuset, Frederiksberg Have, Frederiksberg Runddel 1A, Frederiksberg; Fri 19:00; tickets: 1,250kr; www.mikkeller.dk/the-brewery The brewery Mikkeller and restaurant Mielcke & Hurtigkarl are offering unique flavours in February. After several years of close collaboration in the development of beer with food, beer in food and food in beer, Mikkeller and Mielcke & Hurtigkarl have composed an entire menu where the focal point is the interaction between beer and food. Several unique beers have been brewed specifically for these events. All the dishes are prepared in harmony with the beer they are served with. BSM BRUNCH AT DAC& CAFE DAC& Cafe, Strandgade 27, Cph K; Sat& Sun in Feb 10:00-15:30; 175kr; www.dac.dk/en Spoil your taste buds while treating your eyes to a view of the old harbour in Christianshavn at the Danish Architecture Centre’s cafe. Take your pick from their brunch selection, which offers everything from scrambled eggs with bacon to waffles, pancakes, cheese, yoghurts and more – all the while gazing at Copenhagen Harbour, Børsen and the opera house. JH A MUSICAL TAKE ON JAPANESE CUISINE Hero Kitchen & Hotel Bar, Jarmers Plads 3, Cph V; every Sat in Feb, 17:00-23:00; Tickets: 350kr; www.herokitchen.dk Hero Kitchen marries music and food in this underground supper club. This month, the restaurant will focus on Japanese cuisine in a four-week series taking place every Saturday in February. Each event tackles a different theme, including ‘fashion week’, ‘water’, ‘winter’, and ‘rising sun’. Purchase of a ticket is valid for all four weekly events and is required to obtain further details. JH GASTRO CRUISE Departs from Restaurant Søren K, Søren Kierkegaards Plads 1, Cph K; every Sat in Feb, 13:00; Tickets: 375kr; www.blaatguld.dk Enjoy a covered canal boat cruise around Copenhagen Harbour every Saturday in February. The tour stops at six different restaurants, where you’ll be able to sample their signature dishes featuring mussels. JH

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100, Ishøj; Wed 13:00 & 19:00; tickets: 298kr; reservations: call 5167 0223; www.arken.dk Both a gastronomic and aesthetic event, this meal at Arken provides both an entrance to the modern museum as well as a meal of mussel soup and a glass of champagne to start and a grilled beef fillet with fried aubergines, port wine glade and pommes fondant. Dinner will also be served with a glass of Il Conte from Italy. Be sure to reserve before noon on Tuesday. WINE & GRUB Silver.Spoon HQ, Linnésgade 20A, Cph K; starts Wed, ends Sat Feb 16, 17:30 & 20:00; tickets: 425kr; reservations: www.billetto.dk/ winegrubwinter2013 The winter edition of the popular ‘Wine & Grub’ will be held behind Silver.Spoon’s doors, giving you the chance to see what’s cooking in those creative culinary minds. This basic approach to wine will be held in small groups in a very hyggeligt atmosphere, and each wine is paired with its perfect Nordic dish. DESSERT NIGHT IN STRANGA’S KITCHEN Strangas Dessert Boutique, Åboulevard 7, Cph V; Wed 18:30-21:30; tickets: 795kr; reservations: ns@strangas.dk or call 3539 5530; www. strangas.dk It’s a dream come true: dessert for dinner. Join expert confectioner Nikolaos Stranga this evening as he will be serving a four-course dessert meal in his kitchen right near the lakes. His desserts received a Michelin star at restaurant Era Ora. You won’t want to miss this night of indulgence. BAKING FOR KIDS Meyers Madhus, Nørrebrogade 52, Cph N; Thu 11:00-16:00; tickets: 595kr; www.meyersmadhus.dk The delicious baked goods at Meyer’s Madhus might soon be found in your own kitchen. Your kids can join the bakers at the famous boulangerie and learn the tricks to work with both whole wheat and cold rise dough. The warm smell of bread will abound when your kids walk away tired from kneading but skilled bakers themselves. BEER TOUR AT CARLSBERG Jacobsen Brewery & Bar, Gml. Carlsberg Vej 11, Cph V; Thu & Fri Feb 15, 17:00-18:30; tickets: 95kr available at www.billetnet.dk; www. visitcarlsberg.dk This tour exemplifies the quintessence of Denmark. You will tour the newly modern Jacobsen Brewery while learning about the history of Old Carlsberg. Head into the usually locked and private cellars and – of course – taste a wide variety of beers. The tour ends with a surprise! GOURMET IN THE CHOCOLATE STORE A XOXO, Gml. Kongevej 115, Frederiksberg; Thu, Fri Feb 15 & Thu Feb 28, starting at 18:00; tickets: 1,250kr available at venue; www.axoco.dk Having a bad day? Chocolate is always the answer. For three nights, chocolatier Jesper Rahbek will be treating you to as much chocolate as your heart can take. You will enjoy a five-course chocolate menu with paired drinks, and you might even learn a bit about the world of chocolate – like the odd-sounding but surprisingly-wonderful combination of chocolate and salt. Only 14 can dine each night, so book early! VALENTINE’S EVENING AT CAP HORN Cap Horn, Nyhavn 21, Cph K; Thu 18:00; tickets: 399kr; reservations: reservation@caphorn.dk or call 3312 8504; www.caphorn.dk Love is in the air this Thursday, and Cap Horn is here to help. Invite your loved one out to the quaint harbour in Nyhavn and spoil yourselves with a lovely four-course meal. It promises to be a very sensuous and romantic dinner with stories, music and much more.


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Steps Ahead Tribute. They are sure to add power and grandeur to the complementary sound of the Aarhus Jazz Orchestra and Erskine. AS ANE TROLLE Koncerthuset, Emil Holms Kanal 20, Cph S; Fri 21:00; tickets: 200kr; reservations: www.billetlugen.dk; www.dr.dk/koncerthuset Known as one of the strongest voices in Denmark, Ane Trolle is taking the grand stage at DR’s Koncerthuset. She will be playing her highly acclaimed debut album Honest Wall. A notable voice on Danish electro-producer Trentemøller’s debut album, Trolle has put collaborations aside in favour of her own solo vocals. This is sure to be a classy and charming night. AS SISSEL VERA PETTERSEN & NIKOLAJ HESS Caféscenen, Skindergade 3, Cph K; Fri 21:00; tickets: 75kr, available at venue Norway’s Sissel Vera Pettersen and Denmark’s Nikolaj Hess join forces in this improvisational concert. Pettersen brings vocals and saxophones, and Hess works magic on the piano. Together, the two improvise a sound that is both poppy and atmospheric. They released albums together in 2006 and 2009 to rave reviews, and they have been nominated for the Danish Music Awards. The complex sounds that these two produce take from various inspirations, ranging from folk, electronica and African beat all wrapped in jazz. AS LOTTE ANKER & STEN SANDELL Koncertkirken, Blågårds Plads 6A, Cph N; Fri 21:30; tickets: 60kr, available at venue Both Lotte Anker and Sten Sandell love improvisation. Sandell hails from Stockholm and is known as a visionary and unique pianist – perhaps the best in Scandinavia’s experimental music scene. Anker is Copenhagen’s own, and her saxophone adds a classic jazzy sound to Sandell’s free hand. The duo is sure to be the perfect yin-yang of improv sounds. AS DAWDA JOBARTEH Global, Nørre Allé 7, Cph N; Fri 22:00; tickets: 70kr; reservations: www.amiando.com/dawdajobateh.html; www.globalcph.dk This talented musician from Gambia has a wealth of experience with collaborations, but now he’s back with his own work. Playing the kora, a 21-string harp-like instrument used extensively in West Africa, Jobarteh has intricately combined his background with the Danish jazz scene to great success. A blend of traditional and contemporary, this musical evening is sure to be a hit. AS EURO AGNOSTICS Koncertkirken, Blågårds Plads 6A, Cph N; Fri 23:00; tickets: 60kr, available at venue Jacob Anderskov’s group Agnostic Revelations is becoming more Euro-centric. This group is composed of a saxophonist, a pianist, a bassist and a drummer. A more ‘classic’ quartet, this group will play more European sounds from the mind of Anderskov with inspiration taken from his travels around the continent. AS

JAZZ FOR KIDS: ASTRO BUDDHA AGOGO Jazzhouse, Niels Hemmingsens Gade 10, Cph K; Sat 14:00; tickets: 30-60kr; reservations: www. billetto.dk; www.jazzhouse.dk Have fun with the entire family on Saturday when the Jazzhouse’s Children’s Jazz Club presents Astro Buddha Agogo. The trio is made up of Michael Blicher on sax and flute, Dan Hemmer on organ and Anders Holm on drums. They will be filling your children’s ears with melodic tunes that will put everyone in a good mood. AS BOB ROCKWELL TRIO Tango y Vinos, Herluf Trolles Gade 9, Cph K; Fri & Sat 18:30-20:30; tickets: 50kr with cash or 80kr with card, available at venue; www. tangoyvinos.dk This expat from Minneapolis started his career with various rock and R&B bands around the States, but he moved well onto jazz when he moved to New York. The now-Dane has released a plethora of jazz albums, all showcasing his immaculate skills on the saxophone. Don’t miss this living legend in the intimate setting of Tango y Vinos. AS THE WILD MAN’S BAND Husets Café, Rådhusstræde 13, Cph K; Sat 19:30; tickets: 50kr, available at venue; www. huset-kbh.dk Experimental and improvisational stylings by the legendary Peter Brötzmann are in store this evening. His German saxophone will play alongside Danes Peter Ole Jørgensen on drums and Peter Friis on electric bass. The trio have released a handful of albums, and their close-knit relationship is sure to make this set of improv something amazing. AS SINNE EEG Den Sorte Diamant, Søren Kierkegaards Plads 1, Cph K; Sat 20:00; tickets: 170-220kr; reservations: www.billetlugen.dk A Danish beauty and jazz vocalist, Sinne Eeg will blow you away. She has received much acclaim and is considered a major talent in Europe. Eeg’s voice is strong and heartfelt, and her technique is smooth and effortless. Her albums won Danish Music Awards in 2007 and 2010. Catch Eeg performing with the trio of Jacob Christoffersen on piano, Morten Ramsbøl on bass and Morten Lund on drums. Your ears will thank you. AS KIRA SKOV Jazzhouse, Niels Hemmingsens Gade 10, Cph K; Sat 21:00; tickets: 210kr; reservations: www. billetlugen.dk; www.jazzhouse.dk The lead singer of Kira & the Kindred Spirits, Kira Skov has broken through as a solo vocalist with great success. She’s left her edgy rockinfluenced past for a more jazzy sound, and her album Memories of Days Gone By has received great international plaudits with comparisons to Billie Holiday. Those are big shoes to fill, to be sure, but Skov’s voice is large and in charge. Keep this concert your – and your friends’– little secret. AS GUSTAF LJUNGGREN Caféscenen, Skindergade 3, Cph K; Sat 20:00; tickets: 72, available at venue

Gustaf Ljuggren has been known as a more under-the-radar contributor to the Anders Lund Madsen ‘Det nye talkshow’ (‘The New Talkshow’), but his jazz album debuted in 2012. Since then, his music has been highly lauded. Making a name for himself has led to great fame, and Ljunggren is now on top of his game. Join him in the hyggeligt atmosphere at Caféscenen for some folky jazz. AS KUNSTCLASH Skuespilhuset, Sankt Annæ Plads 36, Cph K; Sun 17:00; tickets: 375kr; reservations: kglteater.dk For just under two hours, sit back and enjoy what Denmark has brought to the nation’s culture. Musicians Benjamin Koppel and Jesper Mechlenburg are hosting some of the biggest names in music and acting, dancing and philosophy. This is a night that is meant to ask the question: “What does it really mean to be Danish?” AS WHOMADEWHO DJ SET Toftegårds Plads, Valby; Sun 17:00-19:00; free adm; www.kulturogfritid.kk.dk This Frost Festival headlining set takes place at the Toftegårds Plads ice rink. This group mixes danceable tunes with a rock vibe. The trio is composed of Jeppe Kjellberg on a jazzy guitar, Tomas Barfod as one half of the house music duo Cheshire, and Tomas Høffding of the pop-rock band Garbo as the vocalist and bassist. A set coming from various backgrounds, this relaxed show is sure to be a blast. Skate and rock out. AS HUSH Jazzhouse, Niels Hemmingsens Gade 10, Cph K; Sun 20:00; tickets: 245kr; reservations: www. billetlugen.dk; www.jazzhouse.dk A collaboration project, Hush is the work of duo Dorthe Gerlach and Michael Hartmann. Joining them is one of the biggest Danish names in jazz: bassist Chris Minh Doky. Hush have been working on a new collaborated album, and you can be sure to hear their new jazzy pieces at Jazzhouse. AS IKI: VOCAL IMPROV Østerbro Koncertforening, Dag Hammerskjölds Alle 30, Cph Ø; Mon 20:00; tickets: 60-100kr, available at venue; www.koncertforening.dk IKI is a group of eight women who join voices in improv. The idea behind IKI is that there are no rules; only the use of the human voice in the pure moment is what can create music. The group always seek challenges, and they’ve collaborated with a variety of artists, poets and dancers. Don’t miss the hauntingly beautiful sound that IKI create. Their harmonies will surely send chills down your spine. AS KREISBERG/HOENIG/HESS/HAXHOLM Paradise Jazz, Rådhusstræde 13, Cph K; Tue 20:30; tickets: 100kr, available at venue; www. paradisejazz.dk This quartet of avant-garde jazz is bound to produce an exciting show. Americans Johnathan Kreisberg and Ari Hoenig come together with pianist Nikolaj Hess and bassist Morten Christian Haxholm in a show that promises raw and unique jazz. Having recorded an album set to be released in the spring, the group might even surprise the audience with a few new pieces! AS

MORTEN SCHANTZ TRIO Tranquebar, Borgergade 14, Cph K; Thu 20:00; tickets: 80kr, available at venue; www.tranquebar.net The name ‘Jazz Kamikaze’ is exactly what it sounds – a burst of explosive jazz sounds, and the mind behind it is Morten Schantz. His trio has recently released an album with original jazz compositions and also jazzy covers of various pop and rock songs. In this show, Moroccan Berber-dancer and percussionist Rabab Aomari will join the trio on stage, while Ghanian percussionist Ayi Solomon will also add to the musical mix. AS BECCA STEVENS Jazzhouse, Niels Hemmingsens Gade 10, Cph K; Thu 20:00; tickets: 195kr; reservations: www. billetlugen.dk; www.jazzhouse.dk This New Yorker is bringing a new sound to the singer-songwriter genre. Stevens mixes jazz with folk and pop, creating a melodic atmosphere that is quite unlike any you’ll see all festival long. Joining Stevens is her band, contributing a harmonica, keyboard, contra bass and percussion, while she will be utilising her guitar, ukelele and charango. This promises to be an evening to witness a star on the rise. AS JESPER LUNDGAARD SPECIAL SEXTET Paradise Jazz, Rådhusstræde 13, Cph K; Thu 20:30; tickets: 100kr, available at venue; www. paradisejazz.dk Enjoy this trip to the past when Jesper Lungaard and his sextet attempt to recapture what made the Gerry Mulligan and Chet Baker album recorded at Carnegie Hall in 1974 so magical. Lively swing music will keep your toes tapping all night, and you’re sure to hear a handful of your favourite classics like ‘Bernie’s Tune’ or ‘Line for Lyons’. AS AN EVENING OF THREE Kulturhuset Islands Brygge, Islands Brygge 18, Cph S; Thu 20:00; tickets: 80kr; www.k-i-b.dk This three-for-one deal is likely to be one of the best shows all month long. First, hear the Spaniard vocalist Elena Setien in her solo debut with Twelve Sisters, a series of melodic and fairytale-esque songs strongly influenced by her background. Then, Travelling Tribes will pump you back up with their lo-fi tribal sounds that utilise international themes and instruments. Lastly, Eggs Laid By Tigers will close out the show with their folky, Dylan Thomas-inspired poetic and unique lyrics. It’s sure to be a brilliant night. AS MODESELEKTOR Store Vega, Enghavevej 40, Cph V; Thu 21:00; tickets: 245kr; reservations: www.billetnet.dk; www.vega.dk These guys put fun back into music. Producers Sebastian Szary and Gernot Bronsert are the duo behind Modeselektor, and their musical stylings are often ephemeral. You might get a folky song with some electronica, pop, techno and maybe even some R&B. A self-described “controlled chaos”, the music has confused some but charmed most, receiving rave reviews from Gaffa, Soundvenue and Pitchfork. One thing’s for sure, though – these guys will get you moving. AS

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PSYCHOLOGIST & CROSSCULTURAL counsellor. Sessions in English/Danish for children, adolescents and adults. Debbie Britt Mechlenborg. Copenhagen K. Phone: (+45) 5356 4494. E-mail: dbrittmechlenborg@gmail.com

DRIVING LESSONS Copenhagen International Driving School www. Learn2drive.dk. Instructor Geoff Abbey. Special deal for beginners: 6998 kr. Also offering First Aid courses. All lessons in English +45 40 43 25 50

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Copenhagen International School Copenhagen International School is an English Language IB World School, offering the Primary Years Programme, the Middle Years Programme and the Diploma Programme which gives access to outstanding universities worldwide: • Pre-Kindergarten through to Grade 12 • Students & Staff from 50+ countries • Highly qualified international teachers • Curriculum includes wide range of Specialist Classes • Comprehensive Extracurricular programme • Convenient location: Hellerup Campus (Pre-K – grade 8) right by Hellerup station, 10 minutes from city centre City Campus (grades 9 - 12) right by Østerport Station • Accredited by: Council of International Schools and The New England Associations of Schools and Colleges For further information please visit our website www.cis-edu.dk or contact our Admissions Office admission@cis.dk Hellerupvej 22-26 2900 Hellerup T +45 3946 3300 admission@cis.dk www.cis-edu.dk

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PICK O THE W F EEK

Breaking Bad TV2 Zulu, Sun 15:00

WE DESERVE good TV in February and for once the schedulers have responded. First off is the series that gets more office airwave play thanany other. Going strong in its fifth season in the US, Breaking Bad is now an established Emmy contender and critics’ favourite (its Metacritic scores have increased every season – the fifth got 99!). It took a couple of years, but this badass drama about a chemistry teacher who decides to start producing crystal meth has broken into the big time. And it’s fitting that Zulu, the channel that really gets the download generation, has stumped up the cash to show season one (just seven episodes long). While it starts off rusty – it initially had a small budget – stay with it, as it will reward you in a way that few shows ever have.

On the other hand, Revenge, a small town series about a new arrival who has come to destroy the community that ruined her life, will reward a certain type. According to the Wall Street Journal, it’s a “beguiling and entirely chilling study in revenge lust”. Sound like you? Some viewers have learnt to love the central character ‘path (think Dexter), which might explain the high 8.3 rating on IMDB, but some critics are evidently getting weary (66 on Metacritic), although Madeleine Stowe, as the arch nemesis, has garnered lavish praise for a role that saw her land a Golden Globe. Also worth catching this week is the long overdue return of The Walking Dead (DR3, Tue 21:20), back for a second season, and Oc-

cupation (BBC Ent, Sat 22:00), a modern day miniseries about a trio of British soldiers. James Nesbit and the always excellent Stephen Graham shine in a series universally praised by the British media. Elsewhere, if the weather’s bad this Saturday, why not stay in and watch feature length drama Mrs TV2 Zulu, Sun 15:00 Breaking Bad Mandela (DRK, Sat 13:50), which stars Sophie Okonedo (the black Nancy in Oliver Twist) and David Harewood (the CIA honcho in Homeland); there’s another chance to see the very first episode of Hung (SV2, Tue 23:15); and given how much we’ve been seeing his work of late, isn’t it time you caught up on Andy Warhol (DRK, Wed 21:45), even if it is just to have a valid reason to hate his work. BEN HAMILTON DR3, Thu 20:55 Revenge

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TV3+, Wed 19:30 Champions League: Real Madrid vs Manchester Utd

FILM O THE W F EEK

K4, Fri 21:00 The Oxford Murders

Friday 8

Saturday 9

Sunday 10

Monday 11

Tuesday 12

Wednesday 13

Thursday 14

17:00-17:50 Murder, She Wrote

19:00-20:00 Nature’s Miracle Babies (BBC doc, 2011) 22:35-00:05 Lewis (UK thriller, 2012) Kevin Whately

19:05-20:00 Egypt (UK doc, 2008) 21:50-22:35 The Bletchley Circle (UK thriller series, 2012) Anna Maxwell Martin 22:35-00:05 George Gently (UK crime series, 2008) Martin Shaw

17:00-17:50 Murder, She Wrote 22:30-23:30 Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries (Aus crime series, 2012) 23:30-00:10 Killing Time (Aus thriller series, 2010)

17:00-17:50 Murder, She Wrote

17:00-17:50 Murder, She Wrote 22:30-23:10 Dirty Sexy Money (US drama series, 2007) Peter Krause 23:10-23:55 Rescue Special Ops (Aus drama series, 2009)

17:00-17:50 Murder, She Wrote 22:30-00:05 Foyle’s War (UK crime series, 2004) Michael Kitchen

18:45-19:10 The Daily Show (US com) Jon Stewart 20:00-21:40 Only You (US rom, 1994) Robert Downey Jr

16:55-18:10 Small Town Ecstasy (US doc, 2002) 18:10-19:00 Animal Autopsy (UK doc, 2009) 20:00-22:30 Theme Night: Man - Earth’s best friend? (includes Englishlanguage docs)

16:00-18:15 The Odessa File (UK action, 1974) Jon Voight 20:00-21:00 Hairy Bikers Bake-action (BBC Food, 2010) 23:25-00:20 Paradox (UK thriller series, 2009) Tamzin Outhwaite

17:55-18:45 The Spy Factory (US doc, 2009) 19:00-20:00 Wonders of the Universe (BBC doc series, 2011) 23:50-00:15 The Daily Show

17:55-18:45 Hitler’s Canadians (Can doc, 2008) 19:00-20:00 Wonders of the Universe 23:20-00:10 The Trouble with Mother (UK doc, 2010)

17:55-18:45 The Children Who Cheated the Nazis (US doc, 2000) 19:00-20:00 Wonders of the Universe 20:40-21:25 Taggart (UK crime, 2009) 21:25-22:20 Luther (UK thriller series, 2010) Idris Elba

17:55-18:45 The Great Escape - the Reckoning (UK doc, 2009) 19:00-20:00 Wonders of the Universe 21:00-21:50 Louis Theroux: Extreme Love - Autism (BBC doc, 2012) 23:00-23:50 The Musical Brain (US doc, 2011)

22:35-00:30 Deep Impact (US action, 1998) Elijah Wood

20:00-21:40 The Mask (US com, 1994) Jim Carrey

21:00-23:10 The Departed (US drama, 2006) Jack Nicholson

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No English-language programmes

No English-language programmes

No English-language programmes

17:10-18:05 Will & Grace (US com series) 18:05-19:00 King of Queens 19:00-19:50 Friends 19:50-21:25 Miss March (US com, 2009) Molly Stanton 21:55-22:45 Victoria’s Secret Fashion 2012 (US fashion)

13:50-18:05 American Dad 18:05-19:00 King of Queens 19:00-19:50 Friends 19:50-20:55 Californication (US drama series)

15:00-21:00 Breaking Bad (US drama series, 2008-09) season one 23:25-00:10 Russell Howard’s Good News (UK com stand-up, 2011)

17:15-18:05 Will & Grace 18:05-18:55 King of Queens 18:55-19:45 Friends 19:45-20:45 Californication

17:20-18:05 Will & Grace 18:05-19:00 King of Queens 19:00-19:50 Friends 19:50-20:55 Californication 20:55-21:45 New Girl 23:15-23:40 The Half Hour 23:40-00:30 Joey

17:20-18:10 Will & Grace 18:10-19:00 King of Queens 19:00-19:50 Friends 19:50-21:00 Californication 23:15-00:30 Russell Howard Live: Right Here Right Now (UK com stand-up, 2010)

17:20-18:10 Will & Grace 18:10-19:00 King of Queens 19:00-19:50 Friends 19:50-20:55 Californication 20:55-23:00 Sherlock Holmes (US/UK action, 2009) Robert Downey Jr 23:25-00:10 Russell Howard’s Good News

17:00-19:00 NCIS 19:00-20:00 Ramsey’s Kitchen Nightmares USA (US reality series, 2011) 21:00-23:15 Days of Thunder (US action, 1990) Tom Cruise 23:00-01:20 A Few Good Men (US drama, 1992) Tom Cruise

18:00-19:00 NCIS 19:00-20:00 The Mentalist 21:00-22:10 Game of Thrones (US fantasy series, 2012) Charles Dance 22:10-00:45 Erin Brockovich (US drama, 2000) Julia Roberts

19:00-20:00 Pamper Parlour Mums (UK reality series, 2011) 21:00-23:40 The Body Guard (US drama, 1992) Kevin Costner, Whitney Houston 23:40-00:40 Two and a Half Men

17:00-19:00 NCIS 20:00-21:00 Ramsey’s Kitchen Nightmares (US reality series, 2011) 23:50-02:20 The A-Team (US action, 2010) Liam Neeson

17:00-19:00 NCIS 23:50-01:40 NCIS

17:00-19:00 NCIS 20:00-21:00 NCIS 21:00-22:00 The Mentalist 23:50-01:40 NCIS

17:00-19:00 NCIS 23:50-01:40 NCIS

16:55-18:55 How I Met Your Mother 18:55-19:55 The Simpsons 19:55-20:25 Barter Kings 20:25-21:30 Top Gear 21:30-00:20 Public Enemies (US thriller, 2009) Johny Depp

15:00-19:30 The Simpsons 19:30-20:00 Two and a Half Men 20:00-21:00 Man V Food Nation Specials (US reality series, 2012)

14:45-19:15 Top Gear 19:15-21:30 Escape from Alcatraz (US action, 1979) Clint Eastwood 21:30-00:55 Scarface (US action, 1983) Al Pacino

16:55-18:55 How I Met Your Mother 18:55-20:25 The Simpsons 20:25-21:30 Top Gear 21:30-23:50 Fool’s Gold (US fantasy, 2008) Matthew McConaughey

17:00-19:30 How I Met Your Mother 19:30-22:25 UEFA Champions League: Valencia vs Paris Saint-Germain 23:30-01:45 Spartacus (US action series, 2010)

17:00-19:30 How I Met Your Mother 19:30-22:35 UEFA Champions League: Real Madrid vs Manchester United 23:30-01:55 Spartacus (US action series, 2010)

17:00-19:00 How I Met Your Mother 19:00-20:00 The Simpsons 20:00-23:10 Top Gear 23:10-01:20 Mission to Mars (US com, 2000) Tim Robbins

17:00-18:00 Grey’s Anatomy 18:00-19:00 Private Practice 19:00-20:00 Ghost Whisperer 20:00-21:00 My Mom Is ... (UK doc series) 21:00-23:10 The Oxford Murders (UK thriller, 2008) Elijah Wood

19:00-20:00 Trinny and Susannah’s Makeover Mission - Denmark 21:00-22:45 The Cutting Edge: Fire and Ice (US rom drama, 2010) Francia Raisa 22:45-23:45 Tough Love 3 - Couples (US reality series)

19:00-20:00 Young Surrogates (UK doc 2011) 20:00-21:00 Trinny and Susannah’s Makeover Mission - Denmark 23:30-00:30 Biggest Loser IX

17:00-18:00 Grey’s Anatomy 18:00-19:00 Private Practice 19:00-20:00 Ghost Whisperer 20:00-21:00 Hart of Dixie (US drama series, 2011) 21:00-23:00 Suburban Girl (US romcom, 2011) Alec Baldwin 23:00-23:55 Grey’s Anatomy

17:00-18:00 Grey’s Anatomy 18:00-18:55 Private Practice 18:55-19:55 Ghost Whisperer 19:55-21:00 Big Fat Gypsy Weddings II (UK reality series) 22:00-23:05 Young Surrogates 23:05-00:00 Grey’s Anatomy

17:00-18:00 Grey’s Anatomy 18:00-19:00 Private Practice 19:00-20:00 Ghost Whisperer 20:00-21:00 Coming Out Diaries 21:00-22:00 Hoarders 22:00-23:05 Dance Moms (US reality) 23:05-00:00 Grey’s Anatomy

17:00-18:00 Grey’s Anatomy 18:00-19:00 Private Practice 19:00-20:00 Ghost Whisperer 20:00-21:00 Trinny and Susannah’s Makeover Mission - Denmark. 21:00-23:05 Prime (US romcom, 2005) Uma Thurman 23:05-23:55 Grey’s Anatomy

17:00-18:00 Numbers 19:00-20:00 The Big Bang Theory 22:00-00:05 Hard Rain (US drama, 1998) Morgan Freeman

18:05-19:00 Perception 20:00-21:45 KungFu Panda (US animation, 2008) Jack Black 21:45-00:00 The Hangover (US com, 2009) Bradley Cooper

17:15-19:00 KungFu Panda (US animation, 2008) Jack Black 20:00-21:00 Perception (US crime series, 2012) Eric McCormack 22:00-23:00 CSI: New York

19:00-20:00 The Big Bang Theory 20:00-21:00 CSI: New York 22:00-00:15 Miss Congeniality (US com, 2000) Sandra Bullock

19:00-20:00 The Big Bang Theory 20:00-21:00 CSI 22:00-00:05 Miss Congeniality 2 (US com, 2005) Sandra Bullock

19:00-20:00 The Big Bang Theory 22:00-23:00 Detroit 1-8-7 (US crime series) 23:00-01:00 Criminal Minds

19:00-20:00 The Big Bang Theory 22:15-23:10 Arrow (US action series, 2012) 23:10-00:10 Detroit 1-8-7

InOut, The Copenhagen Post's entertainment section | Feb 8-14  

Your guide to the region's best entertainment

InOut, The Copenhagen Post's entertainment section | Feb 8-14  

Your guide to the region's best entertainment