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>> Events and happenings in Leipzig: fairs, markets, exhibitions, openings, premieres, parties, etc.

Rediscovering Görlitz’s Jewish history

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The Eastern Saxon city of Görlitz was once a thriving Jewish community in the greater area of Upper Lusatia (Oberlausitz). Persecution by the Nazis decimated the community entirely during the Shoah. Nowadays the city is divided into a German part, Görlitz, and a Polish part, Zgorzelec. A young American woman living in Görlitz, Lauren Leiderman,

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Neues bei Grieg – infusing tradition with new energy

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Leipzig has long been renowned for its musical influence. This is due, in no small part, to being the home of Bach as well as the place of his burial. Several statues, books, and plaques can be found around town notarizing his musical history and impact on Leipzig. But Leipzig boasts many other musical influences.

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Sub_Bar – subfrequencies and haptic art

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With Sub_Bar, Eufonia launches a pioneering series of events exploring music, subfrequencies, and the haptic sense. Our sense of touch, ignored by compositional practices, is home to our deepest memories and most instinctive reactions. It speaks a language of pain and pleasure, trauma and comfort, summer and winter. What happens when we stimulate it with

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Schreberish: a new appreciation for old gardens

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Cities are captivating. There is an abundance of activity within them, with a constant commotion and busyness. But this busyness is precisely why cities can be overwhelming and claustrophobic. I’ve lived in multiple cities, but Leipzig is exceptional among them because of its numerous parks and gardens. I was always of the false mindset that

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Leipzig for Ukraine – live music for a good cause

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Friday night, 29 April, at Werk 2 was dedicated to Ukraine and its people. A committed group of individuals from Leipzig’s cultural scene teamed up to form “Leipzig for Ukraine (LE4UA)”. It is an initiative seeking to raise funds to support the people of Ukraine with a live music charity concert. The musical line-up of

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Viktor Witkowski – seeing beyond the physical

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In its earlier styles, art was generally meant to represent nature. But modern art, and abstract art, in particular, has often professed to embody its operations. Thus Jackson Pollock’s celebrated affirmation: “I am nature!” Today, technological developments range from digital imaging to actual cloning of organisms. Our sense of both reality and its representation is

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