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February 2018

Camera: noise against the system

in Music/What's on
The guys from Camera. (Photo credit: Ford Transit Camera)
The guys from Camera. (Photo credit: Ford Transit Camera)

Camera have made a name for themselves playing spontaneous concerts on the streets of Berlin, with some having dubbed these DIY performances “guerilla concerts.” They’re coming to UT Connewitz on 4 March. To get to know them a bit, read this interview.

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5 things that are different in South Africa

in Society/Travel
Hiking Lions Head in Cape Town, South Africa. (Photo courtesy of Claudi, onclaudinine.com)
Hiking Lions Head in Cape Town, South Africa. (Photo courtesy of Claudi, onclaudinine.com)

“Quitting my job, leaving everything behind and moving from Leipzig to South Africa was probably the craziest thing I have ever done in my life, but to be honest, also one of the best things.”

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Following yonder star: Owl-Eye-Ring

in Concerts/Music
Owl-Eye-Ring. Credit: Joshua Reel
Owl-Eye-Ring. Credit: Joshua Reel

“The rocker without a band. The cellist in search of fun. The vocalist with all the stage. The sideman without a spotlight. Touring together to show their other sides.” Owl-Eye-Ring at Noch Besser Leben, 1 March. Read the interview and insights by Adam Carrington.

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Poem: “The ideal bench” as metaphor

in Philosophies/Poetry
"The ideal bench." (Photo: Lito Seizani)
"The ideal bench." (Photo: Lito Seizani)

What’s your “ideal bench”?

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Capturing Torpus & The Art Directors

in Concerts/Music

Hamburg quintet Torpus & The Art Directors gave a “very musically rich” performance at Leipzig’s WERK 2 earlier this month, and Erik Braga was there to listen, photograph and write.

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4rooms and other sad closures in Leipzig

in Business/My Leipzig
4rooms will close this week, a great loss for Reudnitz and Leipzig. (Photo: Ana Ribeiro)
4rooms will close this week, a great loss for Reudnitz and Leipzig. (Photo: Ana Ribeiro)

After 13 years, 4rooms says goodbye this week from its Reudnitz corner, joining the more than 50 casualties in the Leipzig food & entertainment market over the past few years.

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