LeipGlo events round-up: theatre, music and hammocks


Here’s another events round-up featuring hand-picked highlights for the coming weeks from our LeipGlo events calendar for Leipzig for you! From enriching workshops to Leipzig’s wonderful theatre and music community, we have several events on the horizon that will get you out of the pandemic funk and back into the diverse, engaging city life Leipzig has to offer.

If you have an event in Leipzig you want to share with our community, feel free to submit it to our calendar right away!

LAND by English Theatre Leipzig

 Thu Sep 9th, 8:00pm – Sun 26th 4:30pm
Tickets available online and at the box office

One of LeipGlo’s favorite Leipzig theatre companies, the ETL, has a new exciting devised piece written by Antonia Weber and directed by Rafael Wolff that starts playing this September.

LAND is a devised theatre play that focuses on cultural identity and connections.

It is comprised of five scenes, tackling concepts like land, culture, past, present, heritage, upbringing, home, and identity.

Get tickets at the Neues Schauspiel box office or online.

LAND poster by English Theatre Leipzig
LAND poster by ETL

Hammock concert inside the Panometer panorama dome

Fri Sep 3rd 8:15pm – 9:45pm and 10:15pm – 11:45pm
Tickets available online and at the box office

A premiere for Leipzig’s well-known Panometer 360° art installation, this special concert event, billed as a hammock sleep concert, will only take place one evening across two shows. You can book hammocks, mattresses, or beanbags to sit inside the dome. The Panometer’s current exhibit is the serene panorama “Carola’s Garden” which should be the ideal backdrop for a relaxing soundscape.

If you have not checked out the Panometer yet, this would be a special occasion to do so. Music will be provided by Julia Buch (Vocals / Piano), Karen Brubaker (Flute) & the Schlafkonzert Band.

Hammocks, mattresses and beanbags are still available online.

Performance project workshop by interaction Leipzig

Next get-to-know-meeting on Thu Aug 26th, 12:00pm – 3:00pm
Free for everyone

After the wonderful art walk „What comes after…“ in Leipzig’s East around Eisenbahnstraße, interaction Leipzig are gearing up for another great project. They are currently looking for Glocals with or without a migration background willing to participate.

interaction Leipzig flyer for performance project
performance project flyer by interaction Leipzig

They are aiming to exchange experiences, stories, ideas, and wishes and tackle questions like “What is dignity anyway? How does it feel? What role does human dignity and value play in arriving and belonging in a (new) society?”

You will interview each other, explore places of dignity and non-dignity in Leipzig and jointly develop ideas for a performative action in a public space.

Join the project in their next meeting on Saturday at Garage Ost!

Karo Lynn in concert

Thu Aug 26th 7:00pm – 11:00pm

Returning to the Moritzbastei almost two years after her last album’s release party, the singer-songwriter will once again perform in one of Leipzig’s most historic venues.

Back then, LeipGlo contributor Aine Freeman sat down with Karo and talked about her new album and all things music. Here’s what she said about her creative process:

Almost every song I’ve written is about personal emotions or personal situations I experienced with other people. Yeah, it’s really personal. But I think my lyrics are not so specific that you could tell the real story. The only person who could tell the story is me and maybe the other person involved.

Get some of the last tickets for Karo Lynn’s show tomorrow.

Heiner Uebbing originally hails from rural Lower Saxony and is based in Leipzig. His passion for film dates back to his teenage years, when he started attending film festivals, writing and corresponding about his experiences. You can probably spot him in one of Leipzig’s OmU/OV screenings in the front rows.

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