You are again in for a wonderful week, full of laughter,  art and music. Keep warm and enjoy the culture!
Exhibition “Polar Space”
23 Sep – 06 Oct
Kukruse Polar Manor
The polar visions of the architecture students of the Estonian Academy of Arts have reached Kukruse Polar Manor in Ida-Viru county. For example, a science station located on the drifting sea ice of the Arctic Ocean, a small mobile science lab, a university building in Antarctica, etc. The exhibition will be open until October 6, 2016, and will move to Kuressaare from there.
Fresh Music Festival Autumnfest 2016
04 Oct – 08 Oct
Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre
Traditionally, the festival brings together guests from near and far, starting with Udmurtia and ending with the USA. To be more specific, you will be in for new repertoire from Poland and Finland, electroacoustic music, works by young Estonian composers, French spectral music, new classics, symbiosis between free improvisation and ethno, masterclasses and lectures.
Tallinn Comedy Festival
05 Oct – 07 Oct
Various locations across Tallinn
Headlining the festival is Stephen K Amos (UK), an international star and feel-good comedian. Also, the big festival gala will be back, where ten acts have limited time to perform their best material. You’ll also find festival specials of Komeediklubi English-language comedy night and Fopaa!
5th Artishok Biennale
06 Oct – 15 Oct
Theatre NO99
Artishok Biennale is an exhibition format established in 2008, combining ten artists with new works created for the biennale and ten critics writing about each of the works on display. Critics’ accomplishments will be presented in the exhibition alongside the newly made artworks.
XIV Folk Music Harvest Party
07 Oct – 08 Oct
Estonian Traditional Music Centre
Beloved folk singer Mari Kalkun has created a special project for this years harvest party, called “From the Bottom of the Soul”, where five charismatic female musicians make music together: Mari Kalkun, Siiri Sisask, Sänni Noormets, Tuulikki Bartosik and Aleksandra Kremenetski.
David Kennedy Cutler and Juntae Teejay Hwang at ARS Projektiruum
08 Oct – 30 Oct
ARS project space
Legendary New York gallery Art in General comes to Tallinn! Art in General in collaboration with CCA, Estonia presents two solo exhibitions of newly commissioned work by Juntae Teejay Hwang and David Kennedy Cutler. Both exhibitions present urgent questions of identity politics in the digital era.
Concert series IMPROTEST: SCOTT L. MILLER, MART SOO/ Minneapolis – Tallinn
05 Oct
Kanuti Gildi SAAL
Scott L. Miller is known for his interactive electroacoustic chamber music, ecosystemic performance pieces, and use of the Kyma sound design environment in free improvisation. Mart Soo is Tallinn based guitarist, composer and improviser. In addition to guitar, he employs live electronics in the performance of free improvisation, jazz, and minimalist music. Now they make beautiful music together. Should be interesting!
Swan Lake
08 Oct
Estonian National Opera
As one of the quintessential ballets of all time, “Swan Lake” offers an unforgettable experience of romance, virtuoso dancing and Tchaikovsky’s magnificent music. Choreographer and Stage Director of the new redaction is a well known choreographer Thomas Edur.
Ensemble Hortus Musicus “5777 years since the creation of the world”
08 Oct
Gate Tower
Early music consort Hortus Musicus creates quite a different sense of being, at least for the evening of the concert, if not for longer.