The music of this Congolese singer-songwriter turned out to be deeply relatable to me: musically, it reminded me of the instantly-cheerfulness-inducing Caribbean rhythms I had grown up around in Miami (I am thankful for transnational transfers); sentimentally, one of his songs, especially, gave a close description of a romantic situation I thought I was living with someone at the time.
“The Cyans is an independent international power trio from Leipzig/Germany that plays original music apparently closest to alternative rock, based on songs written by Zomb Menon. The band plays concerts regularly in the Leipzig area.”
Got any big plans for this Friday, March 6? In the first installment of its “Trash Movie Series,” Uptown Coffee Bar is delighted to give you a chance to spend your Friday evening sharing drinks and a mixture of laughter and fits of cringing with kindred moviegoing spirits in a cozy coffeeshop atmosphere. And it’s for free.
The angles of Leipzig sliding before my eyes glowed with such beauty and artistic sensitivity that they could only have been the offspring of a serious romance between the photographers and the city.
If you’re in town this week, here’s an opportunity to meet some Leipzig writers and be immersed in a creative atmosphere while possibly drinking some Polish vodka or cocktail, and/or eating pierogi and such.