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Lito Seizani has 24 articles published.

Melbourne in the Year of the Rooster

in Glocal/Travel by
Rooster in Melbourne. Photo: Lito Seizani

Melbourne is a city booming with (Chinese) business, skyscrapers and sparrows.

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Edmund de Waal: personal history through objects

in History/Literature/Reviews by

A personal memoir with all the elements I like; family, travelogue and art manual.

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Just-read list: 12 months, 12 books

in Literature/Philosophies by
Maybe you'll find something you'd like to give a shot on this list of just-read books in 2016. Public domain photo

Any of these tickle your fancy?

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Leipzigers discover Gilbert and Sullivan

in Opera/Opinion/Reviews by
Photo of Frederick Hobbs, James Hay and Bertha Lewis in The Pirates of Penzance by Gilbert and Sullivan, 1919. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

The Pirates of Penzance, playing at the Musikalische Komödie of Leipzig, features superb singing and acting of a British comic opera classic in German.

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Cézanne and Zola: turbulent but lasting bond

in Arts/Movies/Reviews by

“The quiet Zola, son of a poor seamstress, and the explosive, rich Cézanne, will compete for the heart of the same woman, whom each will call by a different name.” Peek into their friendship in a movie playing in Leipzig.

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Bosch: “a lot of hell and a little heaven”

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Hieronymus Bosch, "El Bosco" (circa 1450–1516) - Galería online, Museo del Prado

If Leipzig is a city “between heaven and hell” as I wrote, then Hieronymus Bosch could have been its painter.

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