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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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A first-time tourist in Germany

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I traveled to Germany as tourist for the first time in March 2009, from the United States, spontaneously and without much preparation. I did buy a guidebook, but barely read it; mostly just made a line on the map with a highlighter linking the cities I’d like to fit into a whirlwind 6 days. I…

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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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Great Gatsby party at Leipzig Felsenkeller

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“The American Dream, American self-renewal, and the hedonism and excess of the Jazz Age.”

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