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April 2015

May 1-2: Spinnerei galleries in Leipzig open wide for springtime tour, 10th edition

in Arts/Culture / Entertainment/Events/Leipzig
Leipzig city center. Photo: Stefan Hopf
Leipzig city center. Photo: Stefan Hopf

I highly recommend you taking part of your Labor Day weekend to visit Spinnerei in Plagwitz, the big old textile mill that has been turned into the most famous set of art galleries in Leipzig. It’s the 10th anniversary of the galleries’ spring open house or “go around” (“Rundgang”); so expect some extra special –…

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#Haiku of the day (April 30)

in Arts/Philosophies
Public domain image

Daily haiku: Sun(less) – Without you I fade/ Sorrows seem unsolvable/ Buried in blankets

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April 30-May 6: Movies shown in #Leipzig in English and other original languages, film festival continues

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Leipzig city center. Photo: Stefan Hopf
Leipzig city center. Photo: Stefan Hopf

If last movie week you didn’t catch the alternative film festival Mythos Freiheit: Körper at the naTo Cinémathèque Leipzig, you will have a couple more opportunities this time around. In addition, the same cinema this movie week will feature its Iranische Filmtage, or “Iranian Film Days.” There will also be an installment of the running feature, Russisches Kino, or “Russian Cinema,”…

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Haiku of the day: Ambush

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Poetry and prose

Today’s micropoetry.

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Aliens and booze in the cubicle Saturdays

in Arts/Philosophies
Poetry and prose

The Saturday when I wrote this poem was one of the uneventful ones, when I really felt the oppression of the cubicle around me and wished I was intoxicated. So this hallucinatory piece came out, involving alcohol, vandalism and making out with aliens, along with other activities not approved by Corporate.

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#Haiku of the day (April 28)

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Poetry and prose

“Dad”

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