1 Admire the Staatsballett dancing the beautiful Swan Lake at Deutsche Oper. 2 Georges Bizet's feisty, lively opera Carmen is on the program at Komische Oper tonight. 3 The weeklong German Gymnastics Festival starts today, with galas & showcases galore. 4 Join the fun at the massive Karneval der Kulturen parade along Gneisenaustraße. 5 Explore the work of famed photographer Juergen Teller at Martin- Gropius- Bau. 6 Brazilian soul-funk singer-songwriter Seu Jorge takes the stage at Admiralspalast. 7 Not just an actor: Kiefer Sutherland sings his debut album at Heimathafen Neukölln. 8 Hitmakers since the '60s, The Beach Boys are in town to perform at Zitadelle Spandau. 9 Kick off the weekend at Hopfenreich, with Kreuzberg's biggest craft beer selection. 10 The Torstrassen Festival is on all weekend, bringing a variety of cool concerts to Mitte. 11 Love vintage shopping? Don't miss the Old Fleas Vintage Market at Ballhaus Berlin. 12 American Nikki Lane sings her bluesy rock and country tunes at Privatclub tonight. 13 Hear System of a Down's new heavy metal album at their Wuhlheide concert tonight. 14 Lively, retro-inspired R& B band Vintage Trouble take the stage at Columbia Theater. 15 Join the feast at the Street Food Thursday event at Kreuzberg's Markthalle Neun. 16 Start the weekend off right with a few beers at Prater, Berlin's oldest beer garden. 17 Texas indie rock band Spoon performs their new album at Festsaal Kreuzberg. 18 For antique fans, the Sunday flea market on Tiergarten's Straße des 17. Juni is a must. 19 Take a refreshing dip at Kreuzberg's Badeschiff, a pool floating in the Spree River. 20 Lo-fi folk rock musician Devendra Banhart is in town to perform at Columbiahalle. 21 Mark the summer solstice with Fête de la Musique's free outdoor concerts. 22 Legendary band Depeche Mode plays their latest album, Spirit, at Olympiastadion. 23 Dive into a whole weekend of art and culture with the 48 Hours Neukölln festival. 24 The Long Night of the Sciences program features citywide events until midnight. 25 Smash hit Tennessee rock band Kings of Leon sing on the Waldbühne forest stage. 26 Catch a movie at Cine Star Potsdamer Platz, one of few theaters to play movies in English. 27 Take a musical lunch break at the Philharmonie's free "lunch concert" at 1pm. 28 Arizona rockers Jimmy Eat World perform old hits and new songs at Huxleys tonight. 29 Bad-boy California rockers Blink-182 will rock the hall at Max-Schmeling- Halle tonight. 30 A Tribe Called Red blends Native Canadian tradition with techno at Berghain Kantine.
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