Gauss Tips

Here they are: Your fresh weekly Gauss Tips for March 11th – 18th.

Braunschweig, concert: PTB-Bigband – March 12th, 7:30 p.m.
The Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB) is the world of atomic clocks and measuring devices. However, on Thursday it will become the world of music. The big band of PTB employees, founded 32 years ago, rehearses weekly and regularly plays in front of an audience. The concert takes place in the lecture hall in the Kohlrauschbau (Bundesallee 100), admission is free. Further information is available here.

Braunschweig, travel lecture: In exchange frenzy around the world (from an apple to a dream house) – March 13th, 7:00 pm


Michael Wigge is a multi-award-winning travel journalist and bestselling author with great ambition. He wants to solve another seemingly impossible task. After he has already made it to the end of the world without money, this time he tries to swap himself up to a house in Hawaii! His starting capital: an apple. Further use: Services of all kinds, for example making music with a French horn. Will his encounters help him to realize his dream again this time? He sets himself a limit of 200 days in which he tries to reach his goal and to find the answers on a journey that is hard to plan. He travels around the world in search of traces, with old exchange cultures in Africa and India, with German emigrants in South America or with the super rich in the USA. In his multivision lecture he shows an incredible and entertaining road trip, and talks about achieving your dreams with the right ideas. Entry costs 18,50 euros. You can find more information here.

Braunschweig, jazz concert: Emile Parisien Quartet – March 14th, 7:00 p.m.
Saxophonist Emile Parisien is one of the leading protagonists of French jazz: a visionary who connects the past with the distant future. That makes him “the best news of European jazz in a long time” (Le Monde). Parisien plays everything from the folkloric tradition of his homeland to the compositional strategies of new music to the melodic and harmonic abstraction of free jazz. The result sounds furious and is a great listening pleasure – an adventure trip of contemporary jazz. Parisien was awarded the most important jazz awards in France. In Germany he received the ECHO Jazz 2015. Tickets cost € 10 for students. Further information is available here.

Important notice: As of Tuesday, March 10, all events with more than 1000 visitors in the city of Braunschweig are going to be cancelled because of the Corona Virus. We recommend to check in advance whether the events you are planning to visit are taking place. For the latest news on the corona virus in Braunschweig please check their website.

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