New Music From Germany:
Thomas Lehn / Marcus Schmickler / Howard Stelzer
Sunday, February 25, 8:00 pm: The analog-digital electronic duo of Marcus Schmickler and Thomas Lehn premieres new works in their second duo performance in Boston. Boston-based Howard Stelzer opens with electro-acoustic compositions using cassette tapes and tape players. Presented with Non-Event.
March 9th marks the seventh anniversary of the world’s second worst nuclear disaster in Fukushima. Acclaimed filmmaker and expert on Japan, Doris Dörrie, will be screening her film Fukushima, Mon Amour on Wednesday, February 28, 7:00 pm at Wasserman Cinematheque, Brandeis University. A discussion will follow.
Famous music critic Georg‘s bourgeois life gets completely out of hand when he loses his job and conceals the fact from his wife. Instead, he secretly begins a revenge resulting in a tragicomic midlife meltdown. The directing debut of Austrian stage and screen comedian Josef Hader. Sunday, March 4, 11:00 am at the Coolidge.
Inventur—Art in Germany, 1943–55
The first exhibition of its kind, "Inventur" examines the highly charged artistic landscape in Germany from the mid-1940s to mid-1950s, at a time when Germans were forced to acknowledge and reckon with the atrocities of World War II and the Holocaust, the country's defeat and occupation by the Allies, and the ideological ramifications of the fledgling Cold War. Runs until June 6 at Harvard Art Museums.