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Zombies, Safi, art noise in Leipzig

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Our glocal live music columnist shares with us the unique adventure she had playing a rioting zombie in a music video for the noise rock band Safi, whose recently released second album, Janus, she calls “as two-faced as the Roman god who served as eponymist.”

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Slam, jam, wheelchair-skate

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Last week, I started posting the suggestions of what to do for fun in Leipzig compiled by a local resident with her finger on the social pulse. I’m adding a few of my own suggestions to her list this time around, of things I’ve heard about via Facebook or word of mouth. Again, diverse activities to fill your summer days here.

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Favorite childhood recipe from Greece

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Our glocal culinary columnist today shares the recipe to her favorite dish as a child, associating it with lovely personal memories of nicer summers in Greece: “This dish makes me feel nostalgic not only for my childhood summers but also for the 90’s in Greece… a time of high hopes and expectations about a brighter future that is now lost.”

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#MoviesOmU: English language and other foreign movies in the original in Leipzig, July 8-15

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Here’s our regular listing of films being shown in English and other original languages (with labels such as OmU, OF and OV) at Leipzig cinemas for this movie week. Highlights include a Moroccan film fest, a sexuality-themed film fest, the return of Birdman, and the eagerly awaited animated film Minions and the new Terminator being shown in the original a few times.

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Brecht play “Baal” simultaneously translated

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The theater Schauspiel Leipzig (at Bosestraße 1) will present the play “Baal,” written and scored by Bertolt Brecht, simultaneously translated into English this Wednesday evening, July 8. The play is about a lecherous, murderous youth, and was reportedly written by Brecht when he was very young himself: 20 years old and student in Munich. It…

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Staying in a castle on the cheap

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How to stay in a castle for under 40 euros. http://leipglo.com

It’s possible to pay less than 30 or even 20 euros to stay in a castle in Europe.

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