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July 2015 - page 8

Independence Day in Leipzig – Let’s murder the season with Two Gallants

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"Two Gallants3" by FXR from Paris, France. Licensed under CC BY 2.0 via Wikimedia Commons.

Our glocal music columnist Kapuczino today reviews “We Are Undone,” the 5th studio album of Californian indie band Two Gallants, excited that “tomorrow – Saturday, July the 4th 2015 – they’re entertaining us at Werk 2 in Connewitz. You couldn’t think of a better way than celebrating Independence Day with this amazing combo from San Francisco, about to arrive in Leipzig with their bags full of anti-gentrification anthems and lyrical weltschmerz to mark the occasion.”

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Teaching Germans the Indian dances I grew up with (with video)

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Teaching German women the dances from childhood in India. Photo courtesy of Amrapali Zaveri.

Amrapali Zaveri describes a little bit of the experience of seven German women learning from her the “Dandiya” and “Garba” dance and performing it in Leipzig, as well as the cultural and historical background of the dances. You can catch them at the Leipzig Sommerfest und Trödelmarkt this Satuday.

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Review: “Birdman”

in Culture / Entertainment/Reviews
Michael Keaton's character and his alter ego and claim to fame, the Birdman. Image courtesy of

Our glocal film columnist today gives us insights into Oscar winner “Birdman,” which reappears in the Leipzig OmU movie circuit from time to time. “Peppered with black comedy,” it’s a quirky mix between a superhero movie and “indie-mainstream arts film.”

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