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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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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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Mardi Gras: carnival Louisiana style

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The Louisiana table was a big hit at the US Consulate's event to promote tourism in the Southern states. (Image courtesy of the US Consulate)

It’s Fat Tuesday! Wouldn’t you like to be in New Orleans?

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LOFFT current status: critical

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The LOFFT brings cutting edge performances that reflect our time. It would be very disruptive to the Leipzig art scene were they to be without a stage.

The LOFFT brings cutting edge performances that reflect our time. It would be very disruptive to the Leipzig art scene were they to be without a stage.

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