Personal stories

Performers get more daring at Cocktail Open Mic

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Continuing a current trend at our Cocktail Open Mic, the September evening's headliner was German burlesque queen Mama Ulita; she enchanted the audience like a snake charmer and will bring reinforcements for the November 8th edition. 

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Cocktail Open Mic Vol 2: Spring Devils

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Shawn is the kind of person who, when you tell him the theme of your second open mic night will be "Spring Devils," immediately replies that he'll show up in devil horns and a tail. What are you up to on Friday the 13th (of April)? Come join us - gimmick or no gimmick!

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Wally opens our Cocktail Open Mic

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To get our Cocktail Open Mic series off to a good start on 2 Feb, Leipzig Opera mezzo soprano soloist Wallis Giunta will do something she doesn't often get the chance to do: sing some country songs for us.

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Finding meaning and magic in the mundane

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There are stories and poems everywhere, and in everything.

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Estrangement – Grieving For Those Still ‘There’

"I rest on the pillow in the grey morning light with the bitter knowledge I have come back to myself but my brother never will."

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Happy Holidays: Less than perfect

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Readers - and a couple of leipglo writers - share tales of a New Year's Eve that fell way short of expectations...

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