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Lulu opera: a female artist’s perspective

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Lulu Premiere 16.06.2018 // Rebecca Nelsen (Lulu), Patrick Vogel (the artist) © Tom Schulze

In the first of a two-part piece, maeshelle west-davies and Christopher Lade go see Lulu. She speaks up first. Will they agree or agree to disagree?

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Cavafy: the lighthouse of Alexandria

in Poetry by
Old lighthouse. (Photo: public domain)

If you still haven’t had the chance to encounter C.P. Cavafy during your literary adventures, maybe you will be happy to let this lighthouse of Alexandria guide you through centuries of Greek history – and timeless insights into the human condition.

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Feline and Strange: love and “Your Life”

in Dating/Music by
Feline and Strange, Your life video still, videographer: Keren Chernizon

Dating in our modern world is complicated. “And they lived happily ever after” is not as easy as the fairy tales told us.

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Sacred Games: a “spider net” from India

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Sacred Games is the new "spider net" by Netflix, capturing Indians and other international audiences. (Photo: public domain)

Netflix is spreading its reach all over the world. The digital giant now enters the Indian market full-on with its first Indian original, the ensnaring thriller “Sacred Games.” Here’s an enthusiastic review from a Leipzig-based filmmaker.

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Questioning the “higher female calling”

in Dance by
Zsuzsa Rózsavölgyi. Photo courtesy of Lofft

In 1.7, Zsuzsa Rózsavölgyi shows us the broken child, she shows us the broken vessel, which she is gluing piece by piece with molten gold. #LOFFT #Leipzig

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Drifter in Leipzig: “arms reaching for the sky, like trees”

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    Drifter at WGT 2018. Photo © Erik Braga
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    Drifter at WGT 2018. Photo © Erik Braga
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    Drifter at WGT 2018. Photo © Erik Braga
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    Drifter at WGT 2018. Photo © Erik Braga
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    Drifter at WGT 2018. Photo © Erik Braga
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    Drifter at WGT 2018. Photo © Erik Braga
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    Drifter at WGT 2018. Photo © Erik Braga
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    Drifter at WGT 2018. Photo © Erik Braga
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    Drifter at WGT 2018. Photo © Erik Braga

“That Drifter’s ‘Moonstones’ can be found floating around the internet with only scraps of streams and downloads says more about that doomed scuffle for attention indie artists are facing than about the quality of the music itself – because from the first listen I was floored.”

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