“It’s such a refreshing, no-bullshit and non-corporate way of working: to have a trusting audience who supports you unconditionally… I wish only more women and artists outside the commercial system could learn to harness the same power.” – Amanda Palmer
This Lindenau space is one enjoyed by people from all walks of life. In the three years it has been run as a social project, Pizza LAB has donated all of its profits to local community initiatives. Now, it finds itself in need of donations to survive.
“There is one detail Poggenburg seems to have either forgotten or wilfully ignored: Leipzig is a red and green island in the Saxonian sea of blue, and the people here are very proud of it.” A photojournalist at the scene gives us a play-by-play account.
“The beautiful game cannot become a symbol of exclusion and a space for those seeking to define the nation based on racial lines – hence the importance of Inter Leipzig’s efforts.”
“That magic electricity the audience picks up on when performers are really in the zone – that was absent until the stronger and more experienced actors stepped up with big and brave performances that the whole group visibly took heart from.” – Review of UBI Theatre’s opening night performance of the musical comedy Blackmailing Butterflies.
A look at Distillery’s humble beginnings and its future with Martin Driemel.