November is upon us but don’t let the cold weather get you down. There are lots of events on this month, including the start of Julemarked (Christmas markets) and sale season!
Here’s what’s on this month:
28th October – Sunday 1st November
MADS NØRGAARD STOCK SALE
Huge savings on a major Danish brand, as well as a few other brands in the mix at Nørrebrohallen. Stock up on warm clothes for winter, Christmas gifts, or just finally get that shirt you’ve been eyeing at a steep-discount.
31st October – Sunday 1st November
This edition of the Kødbyens Mad go Marked is focused on autumn seasonal food. Go shop, eat and enjoy the fall flavors!
Sunday 1st November
DOGME95 20 YEAR ANNIVERSARY PANEL AND FILM
At 12:00, see Lone Scherfig, Åke Sandgren, Søren Kragh-Jacobsen, Thomas Krag and film historian Peter Schepelern reflect on the 20 years since the Dogme95 manifesto was released, including the films produced out of the manifesto and the effect it has had on the film industry in general. Entrance to the talk is free; stick around afterwards for a 2:30 pm showing of Italian for Beginners (ticket required for the film).
Try free samples of Nice Cream’s new soups, plus 20% off their delicious bowls: acai, peanut butter-chocolate & chocolate-mint. We’re in!
No, you won’t get to eat sneakers. Yes, the name is misleading. This one is for the real sneakerheads; collectors and dealers will be there with the best of the best kicks. From 10:00 am – 6:00 pm.
Tuesday 3rd & Wednesday 4th November
Finding a balance between art and fashion, Omi’s photography is as beautiful as it as ethereal. Come to the opening party on the 3rd and 4th; it’s open, you just need to RSVP.
Thursday 5th – Sunday 15th November
This documentary festival has tons of wonderful films covering everything from music to political history.This year’s guest curators are Naomi Klein and Olafur Eliasson. Check out the program – you’re bound to find something interesting. There will also be great events like the Fresh Dressed Party, a Film Marathon in Copenhagen’s Newest Mosque and SMK Friday!
Friday 6th – Saturday 7th November
From 1:00 – 4:00 pm on both days you can shop Armoire d’homme and Armoire de femme’s collections at up to 80% off. Great Nordic style at great prices – snap it up while you can.
Friday 6th November
Take a tour of the small roastery and learn how to taste coffee properly (there’s a lot of slurping involved), plus get a nice caffeine buzz going at the beautiful Godthåbsvej location. A must-try for coffee lovers! From 4:00 – 5:30 pm.
Saturday 7th November
Formerly of the band War on Drugs, Kurt Vile has recently been known for his solo career. 2014’s lo-fi Walkin on a Pretty Daze and 2015’s b’lieve i’m goin down have been among the best albums of their respective years. This concert is currently sold out but you can get on the waitlist!
Sunday 8th November
In this 2014 documentary follow-up to the incredible The Act of Killing, a family discovers how their son was murdered during the Indonesian genocide, as well as the identity of his killers. The family’s youngest son confronts each of the surviving killers who played a role in his brother’s murder.
Tuesday 10th November
The Udlændinge vejleder udlændinge (UVU) has created a Somalian committee to highlight the positive contributions of the Somalian community to Denmark. During this event you will hear speakers discuss Somalian immigration to Denmark as well as personal stories. Speakers include Ayan Mouhoumed from Ethniqa Magazine and Said Abdirahnman Hussein, Secretary General of the Somali Diaspora organization.
Saturday 14th – Sunday 15th November
Over 600 stands for all your antique and vintage goodies at Forum in Frederiksberg. Think of it as a weekend-long treasure hunt! 10:00 am – 4:00 pm both days.
Monday 16th – Tuesday 17th November
The internationally renown American folk singer & musician’s shows are both sold out, but you might still be able to catch tickets on the wait list or on Den Blå Avis. The intimage Vega setting is a great place to see this fabulous performer.
Thursday 19th November
This one day program at the beautiful UN City includes talks and workshops to empower women in business. This is an incredible opportunity to learn more about the unique problems and strengths that business women face, as well as to network and find out about some great businesses from around the world. The entire day is free – you just need to register!
Friday 20th November
This panel discussion is a continuation of September’s event of the same name. Held at Verdenskulturcentret and hosted by the African Empowerment Centre, this talk will focus on the intersectionality of race, gender and identity politics. Moderated by Lesley-Ann Brown of Black Girl on Mars (a favorite site of ours!) and Iman Mohamed of the African Empowerment Centre. Entrance is free by a 50 DKK donation is suggested.
Sunday 22nd November
Two Danish sisters take their mother to Malta for her 60th birthday and vie for her attention, while revealing their complicated feelings about their parent at the same time. In Danish with English subtitles.
Wednesday 25th November
Silent Movie with Live Music: ‘The Fall of the House of Usher’ at Husets Biograf
This 1928 silent film is based on the Edgar Allan Poe short story about two siblings living under a curse. Shot through prisms to create distortion, this is a horror film with an avant-garde edge. Go see it with live music!
Thursday 26th November
Listen up, Beliebers! The time and exact details haven’t been decided yet, but this flashmob to celebrate Justin Beiber’s new album will take place at Rådhuspladsen. Join the Facebook event in the link above for more details as they come out!
Friday 27th November
This 1932 film, considered a “sub-genre of one” focuses on a “freak show.” The original version was deemed too shocking for audiences and has never been released. The “freaks” are kind and the “normal” people are shown to be monsters, conspiring to kill one of the show performers to inherit his large fortune.
Friday 27th November – Sunday 29th November
You can buy goods from 300 independent designers and artists at this massive Christmas market at TAP1 in Carlsberg Byen. There will also be traditional Danish Christmas food as part of “Finders Eaters.” The perfect place to get unique holiday gifts for everyone on your list (and a few for yourself as well)!
Saturday 28th November
Check out this Danish hip-hop artist who has been making waves with his chart-topping singles, as well as fronting the R&B band The Gypsies. He’s got a sound that includes rap and reggae; the show is guaranteed to be a local scene.
Sunday 29th November
This NYC-based psychedelic rap duo has recently released their second official studio album Evermore: The Art of Duality after years of critically-acclaimed mixtapes and a well-received debut album last year. This is a show you don’t want to miss!
This demonstration takes place at Christiansborg Slotsplads the day before the COP21 Climate Change summit begins in Paris. The aim is to demand swift and effective action from our leaders. There will be speeches, followed by live music.
ONGOING IN NOVEMBER
“RUPTURES” BY AI WEIWEI AT THE FAURSCHOU FOUNDATION
To see Ai Wei Wei’s work is to see a mix of the artistic vision and political outspokenness that has made him a powerhouse in the art world and an opponent of the Chinese government. The installations on display include Sunflower Seeds and Straight – we won’t tell you more about them; it’s only on for another month so go see it while you can!
“LEARNING FROM JAPAN,” DESIGN MUSEUM DENMARK
This exhibit explores the Japanese influence on Danish design. There will be over 400 works on display – both Japanese and Danish – some of which have rarely been seen by the public.
“RISING FROM DARKNESS,” STATENS MUSEUM FOR KUNST
An exhibition that explores the work of 12 artists from the immediate post-WWII period. These are pieces that evoke the fear, uncertainty and weariness of the time, as well as a sense of protest and emerging power. On until January 2016.
“INFITE UNIT” YAYOI KUSAMA RETROSPECTIVE, LOUISIANA MUSEUM OF MODERN ART
If you’re an art lover, you need to check out this incredible Kusama retrospective! The Japanese artist is well known for his patterns covering vast spaces, as well as his ability to blend into those patterns with matching clothes. On until January 2016.
BJØRN WIINBLAD AT ARKEN MUSEUM
See the most comprehensive retrospective ever compiled of beloved Danish artist Wiinblad. Enter the visual universe of this multi-medium artist as well as learn about his placement and significance in the Danish art and design scene. On display until January 2016.
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Are you planning to attend any events this month? Are there any good ones we missed? Tell us about it in the comments!