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Highlights: Spinnerei Spring Gallery Tour

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“Requiem for a Failed State,” HALLE 14 gallery, Spinnerei. Photo © Elizabeth Gerdeman

Time to explore the Leipzig art circuit! Some must-sees at the Spinnerei Spring Tour this weekend (and beyond).

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Of cabbages and kinks: a candid talk

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Odi Et Amo organizers want to normalize fetish parties in Leipzig. LeipGlo talks to them about their efforts. (Photo: public domain)

LeipGlo caught up with the organizers of Odi Et Amo and talked about the challenges of having a kink in “polite society” and trying to normalize the scene in Leipzig.

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Tannhäuser’s ups and downs at the Oper

in Opera/What's on by
Premiere 17.03.2018 // Tannhäuser (Burkhard Fritz), Kathrin Göring (Venus) © Tom Schulze

Though unimpressed with its Regietheater component, our classical music reviewer was largely impressed with the singing and recommends the opera as a good, accessible introduction to Wagner. Last performance of the season: 27 May at Oper Leipzig.

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Cocktail Open Mic Vol 2: Spring Devils

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Shawn Segundo performs at LeipGlo's Cocktail Open Mic at Baileo, Leipzig, 2 February 2018. (Photo: Kate Hiller)

Shawn is the kind of person who, when you tell him the theme of your second open mic night will be “Spring Devils,” immediately replies that he’ll show up in devil horns and a tail. What are you up to on Friday the 13th (of April)? Come join us – gimmick or no gimmick!

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A voice in the ‘keller: Leipzig & Oi!

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What do Oi! and punk music mean to Leipzigers? Our music writer shares his experience and insights attending a festival this month. (Photo: public domain)

“Any genre of music named after a one-syllable grunt is not trying to be clever. The objective of Oi! is purely visceral, to be a soundtrack to a pressure release.”

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Meet Germany’s first ParaCheer team

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Cheerleading jumps into the present with the inclusion of ParaCheer – and Leipzig comes out at the forefront. Learn more about the local team and how you can help them get to a competition in Orlando, Florida.

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