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Following yonder star: Owl-Eye-Ring

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Owl-Eye-Ring. Credit: Joshua Reel

“The rocker without a band. The cellist in search of fun. The vocalist with all the stage. The sideman without a spotlight. Touring together to show their other sides.” Owl-Eye-Ring at Noch Besser Leben, 1 March. Read the interview and insights by Adam Carrington.

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Poem: “The ideal bench” as metaphor

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"The ideal bench." (Photo: Lito Seizani)

What’s your “ideal bench”?

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Capturing Torpus & The Art Directors

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Hamburg quintet Torpus & The Art Directors gave a “very musically rich” performance at Leipzig’s WERK 2 earlier this month, and Erik Braga was there to listen, photograph and write.

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4rooms and other sad closures in Leipzig

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4rooms will close this week, a great loss for Reudnitz and Leipzig. (Photo: Ana Ribeiro)

After 13 years, 4rooms says goodbye this week from its Reudnitz corner, joining the more than 50 casualties in the Leipzig food & entertainment market over the past few years.

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The Trouble Notes: “written on the road”

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    The Trouble Notes. © Anton Capellmann
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    The Trouble Notes. © Anton Capellmann

A mix of plugged-in violin, nylon string guitar, and a single percussionist combine to give The Trouble Notes a specific flavor – part Romani, a large dash of folk, with some traditional Irish rhythm and modern-day indie influences thrown in. Playing at Horns Erben this Friday.

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Fashion Exchange: antidote to big brands

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If you don’t want to look like everyone else, Fashion Exchange might be just the place for you. The next edition comes to Leipzig on 25 Feb, and here we introduce you to a couple of the up-and-coming designers.

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