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Why I dislike the Christmas Market

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Voice, lyrics, production and article by Ana Beatriz Ribeiro. (The views in this post do not necessarily reflect the views of The Leipzig Glocal. Just its grumpy editor.)

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TransCentury Update: transcending time and genres

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“For me, music has always been a vehicle for transporting emotions – good or bad, exciting or paralyzing.” Guest writer Lydia interviews Christian “Kirmes” Kühr, organizer of the upcoming TransCentury Update.

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Distillery goes silver, but never grey

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A look at Distillery’s humble beginnings and its future with Martin Driemel.

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From Chemnitz to the world of Balkan music

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Tino Grasselt in action at DJ in Baikaltrain Disco, UT Connewitz. (Photo: Andreas Lamm)

“If you have any problems, you can come to my clinic and I’ll give you some Balkan herbs to cure them.” In other words: music and dance are medicine! Read our backstage story and find out how to win two tickets to attend the next Baikaltrain Disco at UT Connewitz (6 Oct).

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Renowned American pianist gives free concert in Leipzig

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American pianist Tristan Eckerson is about to enchant Plagwitz with his music. (Photo courtesy of Laure Ugolini)

Tristan Eckerson gives us personal insights into his beautiful music and a glimpse of what may be on tap at his upcoming Noch Besser Leben gig (19 September).

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Notenspur: unlocking Leipzig’s musical treasures

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Following the Notenspur. (Photo: Andreas Schmidt, courtesy of Notenspur)

The beauty of the project is that it can be actively enjoyed, with not only the sight and intellectual senses being awakened, but with the possibility of hearing music samples at each location, or imagining the songbird in a Leipzig park which inspired one of Mahler’s melodies.

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