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  • Live acoustic music in Old Town’s CD shops
    16.04.2014
    On April 19, marking annual Record Store Day, a number of noted musicians will perform „unplugged” – balladeer Alise Joste, and the groups Momend, Bērnības Milicija, Pyro Trees, Dust Devil Drive, Indygo and The Coco'nuts.
  • Chamber ensemble performs Arnold Schoenberg’s "Pierrot Lunaire, op.21"
    10.04.2014
    A rare gem is scheduled to be performed in Riga’s "Arsenals" Exhibition Hall April 19th (18.00), and seating is limited. An outstanding lineup of musicians tackles the groundbreaking (in its time) composition-theater piece (called a "melodrama"), created in 1912. "Pierrot Lunaire, op.21"  by the Austrian Arnold Schoenberg is considered the forerunner of Expressionism in music.
  • Club "Piens" presents "Excepter" live in concert
    02.04.2014 | 
    www.skanumezs.lv
    April 21 at 7 p.m. in the "Piens" venue (Aristida Briāna ielā 9), get ready for the epitome of noise music, from Brooklyn NYC, it’s "Excepter".
  • Exhibition presents Riga as a city where elderly citizens can lead respectable lives
    31.03.2014
    Exhibition “Old Age”, part of the European Capital of Culture Programme of Riga, opens at 6/1 Zigfrīda Annas Meirovica Boulevard on April 5, introducing a conceptual urban environment design and offering visitors a chance to feel what it is like to be a senior. The exhibition will also feature thematic events for elderly citizens and young people.
  • American dancer-choreographer Michelle Boulé to perform in Riga
    31.03.2014
    April  3 at 19.00 in Gertrudes Street Theatre, don’t miss the American dancer-choreographer Michelle Boulé  (New York) performing a solo piece called “Wonder”. In addition, she will conduct master classes for students and professionals.
  • Latvian Pavilion at 55th Venice Biennale returns to Riga
    26.03.2014 | 
    www.kim.lv
    The Riga version of Latvia’s pavilion at the 55th International Venice Biennale will be on show at the “kim?” contemporary art centre from March 27 to April 25. The exhibition encompasses Kaspars Podnieks’ photographs from the series “Rommel’s Dairy” along with the supporting soundtrack and Krišs Salmanis’ installation – a motorized animation of the “moving tree” showcased at the Venice Biennial.
  • Riga Fashion Week once again
    25.03.2014 | 
    April means Riga Fashion Week ("Rīgas modes nedēļa"), now in its 20th time. This event is a showcase for the 2014/2015 fall/winter collections from the finest Latvian and foreign designers.
  • 5D CINEMA IN RIGA
    24.03.2014
    Another "happening” among the many this year, as Riga wears the crown of European Capital of Culture, is the opening of a fifth dimension/5D cinema that offers you the chance to tour the city’s most interesting and beautiful places bird’s eye view.
  • Springtime festivities in the Ethnographic Museum
    20.03.2014
    In the mode of the ancient Letts, the Ethnographic Open-air Museum this Sunday, March 23, will host an all-day celebration of the arrival of spring featuring rides on the large swings, dyeing eggs in onion skins, horseback riding and husky-pulled sleds, rolling wooden eggs, making birdhouses. For a nutritious pause, at Priede’s Inn, the age-old recipe /combination of barley groats and potatoes/ „bukstiņputra”, can be sampled.
  • American songman Peter Broderick together with "Sinfonietta Rīga's" string quartet and the Emīls Dārziņš' Choir
    15.03.2014 | 
    Riga Dome Cathedral is the venue for a fund-raising concert starring the versatile American musician Peter Broderick, along with the Emīls Dārziņš' Choir and the string quartet from "Sinfonietta Rīga", with the proceeds going to a new stained glass window with the theme "With Fervour For A Free Latvia".