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Review: “Housebound”

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Not your typical slasher flick – although there is indeed some slashing. Not your typical horror flick – although you’ll probably be jumping in your seat a few times. Not your typical comedy, either. So what’s the New Zealand cinematic production “Housebound” like? Today’s guest reviewer, Leipzig-based writer Christijan Robert Broerse, tells us why the movie’s dark humor and…

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#Haiku of the day (April 14)

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Daily haiku:  Mine –  Nothing but my self/  All furniture second-hand/  Love flies off again

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April 14: My first radio appearance, @ Radio Blau in #Leipzig

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Invited by my friend and local celebrity musician Dolus Mutombo, I will appear on Leipzig’s Radio Blau Tuesday, April 14, from 6 to 7 in the evening. I’ll be on the multicultural show Zwischenraum, along with Dolus, now a regular contributor, and host Azzeddine Touggourt. We’ll be talking about this blog and what I hope to accomplish, as well as perhaps something about my native Brazil and other places I’ve been, and will play some diverse (including Brazilian) music on air.

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Review: “Still Alice” (and where and when you can catch it in Leipzig this week)

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This year, the film “Still Alice” – about a middle-aged linguistics professor, mother and wife diagnosed with Alzheimer’s – brought lead actress Julianne Moore her long-overdue first Oscar. Although much of the publicity around the movie may have been related to such a happening, guest reviewer Stewart Tunnicliff gives us plenty of reasons (besides Moore’s performance) why we…

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#Haiku of the day (April 13)

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Daily haiku:  Outcome –  Youth wasted in strife/  The love I’d never have known/  Had you stayed with me

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#Haiku of the day (April 12)

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Daily haiku:  Purple –  A flower or wound/  A ribbon of awareness/  A medal for death

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