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A cosmopolitan butterfly that feels at home where people are friendly and coffee is strong. As a person with a wide range of interests and a low attention span, he succumbs to the charm of novelty all too readily. Literature, film, photography and politics on Mondays, playing dead and g(r)ooming dogs on Tuesdays. Hand him a beer and he’ll talk about football, tell him a lie and he’ll tell you two.

João Gilberto and his heavenly gift to the world

in Glocal/Music
Joao gilberto and Rio's Sugar Loaf Mountain
Sugar Loaf Mountain in Rio de Janeiro. Google Images

João Gilberto – the inventor of the bossa nova – died on 6 July. He was a perfectionist with the gift of a perfect pitch, a musical genius. Here’s why his legacy should be remembered and cherished.

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Exit Stage Right: new ETL play

in Theater/What's on
Monarch butterfly. (Public domain photo)
Monarch butterfly. (Public domain photo)

From utter misery to “the cumbersome struggle of a caterpillar during pupation, unaware of the transition into the great monarch butterfly it is suffering. A bittersweet tussle at the junction from one chapter of our lives to the next.” By English Theatre Leipzig. #Brexit #breakups

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Indie Pop’s got the Blues in Leipzig

in Music/What's on
Exciting indie pop with Black Sea Dahu and supporting act at UT Connewitz on 6 February 2019. (Photo: Paul Märki)
Exciting indie pop with Black Sea Dahu and supporting act at UT Connewitz on 6 February 2019. (Photo: Paul Märki)

Leipzig will be dealt a double-Swiss deal in the shape of indie pop acts Black Sea Dahu and Long Tall Jefferson. Obscure names for two very talented artists, aka Janine Cathrein and Simon Borer, who will be gracing UT Connewitz with sweet handmade music tonight.

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A stranger in a new country: Germany

in Opinion/Society
Stranger or outsider?
A "stranger". With kind permission by © David Rodríguez

“Have you come to experience your dose of ‘the German treatment’? Do you feel alienated and can’t help but blame your cold surroundings in this country? Then this is for you.”

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How to break free from plastic waste

in Food/Lifestyle/Society
Plastic waste pollutes the oceans and kills maritime life. Image © One Green Planet
Plastic waste pollutes the oceans and kills maritime life. Image © One Green Planet

No need to wait until throwaway plastics are banned in 2021. Find out how you can spend a life less plastically without spending a fortune, starting right now.

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Theatre: Is “Proof” any good, after all?

in Reviews/Theater/What's on
"Proof." Photo courtesy of English Theatre Leipzig.
"Proof." Photo courtesy of English Theatre Leipzig.

“Watching ‘Proof’ in a sold out venue had its merits in terms of entertainment and cultural experience. But was the play any good and will it be worth attending next Saturday? You’ll find out here.”

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