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Urban dance: a weekend of wild style at Style Wild Weekender

in Dance/My Leipzig/Workshops
Photo courtesy of Style Wild's Facebook Page
Photo courtesy of Style Wild's Facebook Page

“It was such an awesome feeling to get to dance with people all day long, from all different backgrounds, all having different levels of experience, but all just having a good time dancing and laughing together.”

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Dancing decisively into an “epic year”

in Dance/Philosophies
Can the new year bring you a new, or revived, and exciting, dance habit to bring down barriers? (Public domain photo)
Can the new year bring you a new, or revived, and exciting, dance habit to bring down barriers? (Public domain photo)

“If not now, then when?” A tale about reignited passion, and what you can do to find that yourself in 2019.

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Carmen review: “opera as it should be”

in Opera/What's on

“If you don’t usually go to the opera and want to give it a try, go and see Carmen in Leipzig [for] what ‘opera’ – that peculiar mix of literature, theatre and music – can and should accomplish. However, if you’re an expert, whether or not you’ll appreciate the show will, as illustrated by the critics’ contradicting each other, depend on your personal taste.”

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Mr. and Mrs. Love: post-show interview

in Reviews/Theater
Actors Peter Seaton-Clark (Mr. Love) and Nicola Chapman (Adelaide). Photo by Dirk Brzoska.
Actors Peter Seaton-Clark (Mr. Love) and Nicola Chapman (Adelaide). Photo by Dirk Brzoska.

“Both brilliantly portrayed, the characters quickly enthrall us with their personal stories and the saga that develops as they try to navigate their changing relationship. The [venue’s] intimacy and cosy atmosphere… lends the perfect setting to this dramatic story of love and deception that plays out in Edwardian London.” Get some personal insights from one of the stars here, and catch it this Friday or Saturday at Neues Schauspiel.

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Lulu opera: a classical musician’s review

in O & P Highlights/Opera

“If you happen to open a piano-vocal score of Lulu, it looks like a vengeful composer threw up random spots of black onto the musical staff, tied some rhythms to it, and called it a day. And yet… it sounds like glorious music.”

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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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