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Nachtgedanken: zum Werk Nils Frankes

in Arts/Philosophies

Our first article series in German (on Leipzig artists), brought to us by Nils Müller! Teil 1: “Es sind Bilder von bestechender Klarheit, die völlig ohne Schnörkel und Brimborium auskommen und in denen man aus der Unberechenbarkeit von Nils Frankes Humor in den Kindergesichtern auch die Masken wachsen sieht, die sie als Schutzschilde zu tragen scheinen.”

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Mario Schröder’s Swan Lake: mirror of us

in Culture / Entertainment/Dance/O & P Highlights
Swan Lake Premiere 06.05.2018 // Urania Lobo Garcia © Ida Zenna

Mario Schröder’s Swan Lake is pretty, dark and, most of all, real. Hurry. It’s sure to sell out.

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Love and MuKo’s Count of Monte Cristo

in Arts/My Leipzig
Der Graf von Monte Christo, MuKo, 06.04.2018 // Edmond Dantès (Marc Clear) und Mercédès (Marysol Ximenez-Carrillo) © Kirsten Nijhof
Der Graf von Monte Christo, MuKo, 06.04.2018 // Edmond Dantès (Marc Clear) und Mercédès (Marysol Ximenez-Carrillo) © Kirsten Nijhof

“From the moment one walks into Leipzig’s Musikalische Komödie (MuKo), the mood is set with crashing waves and a thundering drum roll for The Count of Monte Cristo.” Catch it this Saturday or Sunday for the last time this season.

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Highlights: Spinnerei Spring Gallery Tour

in Arts/What's on
“Requiem for a Failed State,” HALLE 14 gallery, Spinnerei. Photo © Elizabeth Gerdeman
“Requiem for a Failed State,” HALLE 14 gallery, Spinnerei. Photo © Elizabeth Gerdeman

Time to explore the Leipzig art circuit! Some must-sees at the Spinnerei Spring Tour this weekend (and beyond).

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Tannhäuser’s ups and downs at the Oper

in Opera/What's on
Premiere 17.03.2018 // Tannhäuser (Burkhard Fritz), Kathrin Göring (Venus) © Tom Schulze
Premiere 17.03.2018 // Tannhäuser (Burkhard Fritz), Kathrin Göring (Venus) © Tom Schulze

Though unimpressed with its Regietheater component, our classical music reviewer was largely impressed with the singing and recommends the opera as a good, accessible introduction to Wagner. Last performance of the season: 27 May at Oper Leipzig.

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Virtual normality. Netzkünstlerinnen 2.0

in Arts
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We become the voyeurs as Signe Pierce sits in her bedroom installation checking her messages. Is this art imitating life or life imitating art? Virtual normality women artist exhibiton at MdBK, photo: maeshelle west-davies

Due to public demand, MdbK’s current exhibition of female digital natives has been extended for the time being. GO!

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