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Reading for “Blutenburg Summer Stage”

“Blutenburg Summer Stage” is a culture program of the International Youth Library Foundation of Blutenburg Castle that will really make you forget the current restrictions on cultural life.

From July 12 to September 6, 2020 a large number of different open air events will take place in the castle courtyard (or at Jella Lepman Hall in case of bad weather) every day and evening. There will be readings, plays and concerts for children, adolescents and adults.

Among many artists like Paul Maar, Erhard Dietl, and the TangoBravo group, Quint Buchholz will also be participating. Accompanied by live music by Juli Linden (violin) and Anna Rehker (cello), he will be reading a “Praise of Slowness”: stories and poems by Johann Wolgang Goethe, Mascha Kaléko, Toni Morrison, Theodor Storm, W. C. Williams, and many others.

An evening for calming down and taking the time to fully indulge in summer’s pleasures. More information about the event (in German) as well as a registration link can be found on the International Youth Library’s website.

Time and location:

Tuesday, July 21, 2020
8 p.m.
Admission: 7 €

International Youth Library
Blutenburg Castle
Seldweg 15
81247 Munich

Quint Buchholz on the “Culture Stage”

In times of cancelled cultural events the Bavarian Broadcasting Service (Bayerischer Rundfunk) is communicating in different ways with those hungry for culture. On the newly created website “Culture Stage”, much is offered to entertain, inform and give incentive for reflection.

Right now, three pictures out of the newest books by Quint Buchholz are exhibited there, pictures from The Ocean Book (Insel-Bücherei) and To Everything There is a Season (Hanser). Three wonderful little texts, meditations on time and quietness by Niels Beintker, form the commentary.

It is definitely worth dropping by and having a little look around!

“Winter song”: Exhibition in Bad Aibling

From November 15 to December 20, 2020, the Villa Maria gallery in Upper Bavarian Bad Aibling is once again exhibiting paintings by Quint Buchholz.

The exhibition will feature almost exclusively new works produced in the past four years, including some original pictures from this year’s two new books “The Ocean Book” and “To Everything There is a Season”.

The vernissage can unfortunately not take place as planned due to the current situation. However, this coming Sunday, November 15, the gallery will be open from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Quint Buchholz will be present all day. More detailed information is available on the gallery Villa Maria’s website.

Location:

Gallery Villa Maria
Rosenheimer Straße 43
83043 Bad Aibling

Opening hours:

Saturdays and Sundays: 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
and by appointment

Online Reading from Pelkoven Castle

Moosach’s Pelkoven Castle and bookstore Blattgold are currently hosting the “Mooshow Special”: an online series of cultural events that can be streamed online.

On Friday, April 3, Quint Buchholz read a 45 minute “Praise of Slowness”, which included texts from his newer books (“To Everything There Is a Season”, “The Ocean Book”, and others). He also showed a number of his pictures.

A recording of the reading is available online on Pelkoven Castle’s facebook page.

Time for Reading

At this time of closed bookstores and cancelled readings the Munich-based bookshop Buchpalast is launching a special Easter offer for Quint Buchholz’s three newest publications.

Quint Buchholz has hand-signed and added a little drawing to ten copies of each book, „The Bliss of Slowness“ (2019), „To Everything There Is a Season“ (2020) and „The Ocean Book“ (2020). They will be shipped to customers on a first-come, first-serve basis.

More detailed information on the books and the ordering process can be found on the website of the Buchpalast bookstore
https://buchpalastmuenchen.de/osterspecial-buchholz/

More information is also available here on

The Bliss of Slowness

To Everything There Is a Season

and The Ocean Book

Exhibition at the Salon for Culture and Communication, Munich

Attention: The gallery will remain closed between December 22, 2019 and January 6, 2020.

Beginning November 9, 2019 the gallery situated at Clemensstrasse 9 is once again showing pictures by Quint Buchholz. The exhibition will close with a finissage on January 17, 2020.

More detailed information is also available on the website of the Salon for Culture and Communication.

Times and location:

Finissage:
Friday, January 17, 2020 beginning at 4 p.m.

Salon für Kultur und Kommunikation
Rosa Ronstedt
Clemensstraße 9
80801 München

Opening hours:
Tuesdays and Fridays from 2 – 7 p.m.
and by appointment

“The Bliss of Slowness”: Reading in Ottobrunn

Fittingly for this time of year, Quint Buchholz will be reading from his new book The Bliss of Slowness. Among others, listeners will hear texts by Walter Benjamin, Jorge Luis Borges, Mascha Kaléko, Toni Morrison and Friedrich Nietzsche. For the first time, Quint Buchholz will also introduce his yet unpresented book project “For Everything There Is a Season”, scheduled to be published in March of the coming year by Munich publisher Hanser. The reading will be accompanied by a picture projection.

Date and time:
November 26, 2019 at 7:30 p.m.

Location:
Ottobrunn Community Library
Rathausplatz 1
85521 Ottobrunn

“The Bliss of Slowness”: Reading in Essen

On February 4, 2020 Quint Buchholz will be reading from his new book, “The Bliss of Slowness” at the Bürgermeisterhaus in Essen, NRW. The reading will be accompanied by picture projections.

More detailed information and tickets are available on the Schmitz bookstore’s website.

Date and time:
February 4, 2020 at 8 p.m.

Location:
Bürgermeisterhaus Essen-Werden
Heckstraße 105
45239 Essen

“The Bliss of Slowness”: Reading in Recklinghausen

On February 5, 2020 the Musial bookstore is hosting an “Evening with Quint Buchholz”. The main focus of the reading, accompanied by picture projections, will be the new book “The Bliss of Slowness”.

More information about the event is available on the Musial bookstore’s website.

Date and time:
Februar 5, 2020 at 8 p.m.

Location:
Musial bookstore
Heilige-Geist-Str. 3
45657 Recklinghausen

Quint Buchholz at the Fontane Festival, Neuruppin

From May 30 to June 10, and from August 23 to 25, 2019 the town of Neuruppin in northern Brandenburg is celebrating the 200th birthday of famous writer Theodor Fontane. In this context the gallery Am Bollwerk is showing Quint Buchholz pictures until the end of June: His cover illustrations for the Collected Works of Theodor Fontane, published by German publisher dtv, as well as a selection of Buchholz’s works from his books The Collector of Moments, In the Land of Books, Sun, Moon and Evening Star, and from the newly published The Bliss of Slowness. The exhibition will open with a vernissage on May 30. Two weeks later, on June 13, Quint Buchholz will be present for a reading and talk.

More information and tickets are available on the website of the Fontane Festival.

Times and locations:

Vernissage:
Thursday, 30 May 2019, 5 p.m.

Exhibition:
May 31 – June 30, 2019

Reading and Talk:
June 13, 2019, 7 p.m.

Galerie am Bollwerk
An der Seepromenade 10
16816 Neuruppin

Opening hours:
Thursday through Sunday, 12 – 4 p.m.
and by appointment