Kapuczino

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.

Eurydice: love, obsession, loss, and reconnecting

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English Theatre Leipzig is staging a new play, Eurydice, at Neues Schauspiel Leipzig. Starting with the premiere on Thursday, September 5th, there will be 5 shows, so everyone will have an opportunity to see it. We had a chance to chat with the play’s director, Julia Kragh, to find out what to expect.

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João Gilberto and his heavenly gift to the world

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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

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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

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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

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"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

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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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