A few things to keep in mind this week:
April 22nd is World Record Store Day! Time to show your local indie record shop some love before it disappears forever. Participating shops will host in store concerts and celebrate new releases.
All the films nominated for the German Film Prize will be shown as part of the Lola Festival from April 18th through 26th. Not only are the films the German industry's finest, it's also a great opportunity to check out the new Wolf Kino at Weserstr. 59, where all the screenings will be held.
The Kulturbrauerei hosts Festival de Cuba Thursday through Sunday, a four day fest of concerts and parties. The band Mayimbe headlines on Friday. On Saturday, the first Cuban world salsa championship, with open registration, will bring the heat.