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Food chronicles of a Leipzig veteran

in Food/Leipzig tips/Reviews
Did you know about these food gems in Leipzig?
Image by igorovsyannykov on Pixabay

“If you don’t want to spend your Friday evening watching Soko Leipzig, perhaps one of my insider tips for going out might tempt you away from calling Dominos.”

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Exit Stage Right: ETL’s daring cacophony of farewells

in Community/Reviews/Theater
The pursuit of brilliance and balance can take ages.
The pursuit of brilliance and balance can take ages.

A bit of tough love for the folks at English Theatre Leipzig.

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African Connections: destination Congo

in Arts/Reviews/Society/What's on
Flag of Congo (DRC). Public domain photo
Flag of Congo (DRC). Public domain photo

“There is more to DRC than the poverty and war rhetoric that is dominant in ‘the West.’ And Leipzig offers us a beautiful lens into the land that gave us Lumumba.” @ Grassi Museum

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Mario Schröder: Bach, tabla, Magnificat

in Dance/Reviews/What's on
Magnificat Premiere 09.02.2019 // Ravi Srinivasan (Indigo Masala), Leipziger Ballett © Ida Zenna

Leipziger Ballett’s Mario Schröder chose to offset Bach’s 18th century composition of the Canticle of Mary with classical Indian music that started in the same century. The two couldn’t be more different, producing conflicting bodily reactions. Both transport you.

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Together! The Grassi’s exhibit on communal living

in Arts/Reviews/What's on
Pöge Haus. (Photo: Esther Hoyer)
Pöge Haus. (Photo: Esther Hoyer)

“With the increasing demand for housing in big cities dictating property prices, and less space available for adequate housing, communal housing cooperatives offer a viable alternative to many families, as well as young or older people who can’t afford to – or choose not to – live alone.”

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Musketeer in Leipzig: Joseph and the spirit of Jim

in Music/Reviews

“The billowy white shirt, unbuttoned halfway, and the long, curly brown hair definitely helped to cement the image. However, it was during the plaintive opening strains of my first spin of the newly released single, ‘Kraken,’ that I first thought of Jim.”

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