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Streaming through Corona II: serial edition

in Culture / Entertainment/TV
Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay

Our entertainment recommendations for Corona times continues with TV shows. Find your new obsession, from cartoons to prestige dramas.

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Cocktail Open Mic Vol 12 beamed from lockdown

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Cocktail Open Mic meets goth
Voice actor Peter Seaton-Clark, Cocktail Open Mic host, at the April 2019 edition. Photo: Omkar Panchal

Cocktail Open Mic Vol 12 is on! From your house, to our house and back to your house with intros by our ever-so-cheeky host, Peter Seaton-Clark. Send video by 1 April to be featured. We’ll all watch together 3 April on the Cocktail Open Mic Facebook page.

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Streaming through the Coronavirus quarantine

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Image by mohamed Hassan from Pixabay

Our film insider put together a few special picks to keep you entertained and engaged during the Corona isolation. All films are available OmU and OV to recreate our local cinema listings on the small screen.

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Review: ETL’s Philoctetes evokes the pain of betrayal

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Felix Kerkhoff compels as Philoctetes. Image by Sira Bitan, courtesy of ETL.
Felix Kerkhoff compels as Philoctetes. Image by Shira Bitan, courtesy of ETL.

ETL presents an adaptation of the Greek classic, Philoctetes. Directed and translated from the original by Abigail Akavia, this innovative twist on an old tale explores human pain and redemption.

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Curated Monthly: Top art picks in Leipzig this March

in Arts/What's on
GfZK building
Image: Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst (GfZK), by Tino Strauss

Leipzig’s abandoned industrial buildings, art-world heroines and fruit: our art insider’s top Leipzig art events this month

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ETL: Philoctetes, a tale of morality

in Arts/Culture / Entertainment/Glocal/Stage/Theater/What's on
Felix Kerkhoff as Philoctetes. Image by Emily Wessel, courtesy of ETL.
Felix Kerkhoff as Philoctetes. Image by Emily Wessel, courtesy of ETL.

English Theatre Leipzig’s newest production Philoctetes is a tale of morality, of a hero who suffered great misfortune. Odysseus returns to Lemnos to get Heracles’ bow, but Philoctetes is still alive. Neoptolemus initially agrees to deceive Philoctetes, but ultimately chooses compassion.

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