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Singing and stripping at Cocktail Open Mic

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Singing at the open mic is irresistible
LeipGlo Editor-in-Chief Ana Ribeiro and the Cocktail Open Mic host, British voice actor Peter Seaton-Clark. (Photo: Justina Smile Photography)

You never know what you’re gonna get when you come to our open mic – except for surely being empowered and entertained with the diverse, open-minded talent that shows up.

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1003 Nights: Leipzig dreamed in Ukrainian

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Dreamy Ukrainian poem wins 1003 Nights contest. (Photo art: Ana Beatriz Ribeiro)
Dreamy Ukrainian poem wins 1003 Nights contest. (Photo art: Ana Beatriz Ribeiro)

“I have never been to Germany, and saw Leipzig only in photos or in dreams. In this poem, I wanted to depict a Leipzig of the past, a place in a time long gone.” (1003 Nights literary contest winner – poetry)

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Cocktail Open Mic: I’m only human

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    Peter Seaton-Clark hosting our Cocktail Open Mic on 8 June, 2018. (Photo: Justina Smile Photography)
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    Audience members at our Cocktail Open Mic on 8 June, 2018. (Photo: Justina Smile Photography)
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    Leipzig Opera's Eliza Rudnicka headlined our Cocktail Open Mic on 8 June, 2018. (Photo: Justina Smile Photography)
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    Leipzig Opera's Michael Chu headlined our Cocktail Open Mic on 8 June, 2018. (Photo: Justina Smile Photography)
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    Public and performers mingling at Stan's bar at our Cocktail Open Mic on 8 June, 2018. (Photo: Justina Smile Photography)
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    Maximilian Georg playing the sax at our Cocktail Open Mic on 8 June, 2018. (Photo: Justina Smile Photography)

IN ONE WEEK! Let’s raise our glasses to friendship, creativity, inclusion, the “imperfections” we embrace. Maybe sing or recite. As always, hanging out and having a good time is the most important part at our Cocktail Open Mic.

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Leipzig’s “1003 Nights” contest: who won?

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The historic "Spoon Family" sign at Feinkost in Leipzig.
The historic "Spoon Family" sign at Feinkost in Leipzig.

“I’m having another sip of tap water. My blindfold mask has fallen, the authors have returned to their word-children and my curiosity has been quenched, as has my quadrilingual спрага, Durst, жажда, thirst.”

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Cocktail Open Mic: Come as you are

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Whether someone comes covered in glitter, tries to fit back in clothes from their Goth days in high school, or dresses to impress, we want everyone to bring their talent and come as they see themselves. On Friday, 8 June, at Baileo – with Leipzig Opera singers as headliners.

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Literary Contest: 1003 Nights (of Leipzig)

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Photo credit: Jonathan Kos-Read on Visualhunt.com / CC BY-ND
Photo credit: Jonathan Kos-Read on Visualhunt.com / CC BY-ND

“If I believe the story or get carried away by the flow of the poem – I’ll fall in love at first sight, like nineteen years ago, when I fell in love with Leipzig instantly.” Submissions open from 1 May to 1 August 2018.

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