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Lulu opera: a female artist’s perspective

in O & P Highlights/Opera by
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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Families Belong Together: rally in Leipzig

in Politics/What's on by
A group in Leipzig is protesting the criminalization and separation of migrant families in the US.

“I have called on religious communities throughout Leipzig to show up and participate, on schools and friends and relatives, on students and the international community, and I hope that there will be a gigantic response which shows these kids and their parents that we see them, we care about them, and we are fighting for them,” explains the Leipzig protest organizer.

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Digital Yuppies: rebalance and reconnect

in Business/What's on by

Amid a jungle of terabytes and elevator pitches, when we actually meet up outside messenger windows, we often seem to forget to talk to each other rather than at each other. The antidote is back in Leipzig on 18 June. #Digital Yuppies

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Michael Chu: Never give up on love

in Concerts/Culture / Entertainment/Stage by
Michael Chu. (Photo: maeshelle west-davies)

When Michael found himself in the elevator with the right guy at Oper Leipzig, he thought he’d take a shot and told him he had written a song cycle. As he continued his pitch, it took a while for him to realize the answer had been “yes.”

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WGT: Descent on Agra Park (and Dölitz)

in My Leipzig/What's on by

“The population of Dölitz is 4,734. The number of tickets sold for this year’s WGT is somewhere in the region of 18,000, and the scale of change in neighbourhood demographics in Dölitz during this time is spectacular.”

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When opera orders a beer at the bar

in Opera/What's on by
Natasha and Juan, co-managers of Opera on Tap Leipzig. (Photo © Rico Molaro)

Opera on Tap, a non-profit run by aspiring artists, has come to Leipzig to drag opera out of the house for a night on the town. The next show is 23 May at Beyerhaus.

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