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Wally opens our Cocktail Open Mic

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To get our Cocktail Open Mic series off to a good start on 2 Feb, Leipzig Opera mezzo soprano soloist Wallis Giunta will do something she doesn’t often get the chance to do: sing some country songs for us.

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Loving Vincent: lush paint & proud parents

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Loving Vincent

Dorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman glow as they talk about their love child, Loving Vincent.

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All we really have is RIGHT NOW

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“Does it sound like it’s all me, me, me in this post? Maybe, since I feel like I’ve lost myself a bit over the past year. I hope it’s also about you, you, you.”

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Glitz (check), glamour (check), gifts (oops)

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Out of gift ideas? Maybe these suggestions will work, or at least get your creative juices flowing.

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From LE to LA: the kindness of strangers

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What surprised me was what I got from the people. I had forgotten how good it feels to smile and be smiled back at. I know some say Americans are superficially nice, but I miss that friendliness. Every day I went to the boardwalk of Venice Beach in LA, I got hugs for no reason at all.

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Documentary: I was a DOK virgin

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DOK Festival Director Pasanen said, “We have no more physical walls in our immediate surroundings, but the idealogical walls of many are increasingly noticeable.”

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