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Poniatowski

Poniatowski: gone but not forgotten

in Business/My Leipzig
Poniatowski logo against glass. (Photo: Maeshelle West-Davies)
Poniatowski logo against glass. (Photo: Maeshelle West-Davies)

Some reminiscences and answers as to what happened to Leipzig’s lively Polish hub, which died much too young.

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Love, Musketeer

in Leipzig/Music
Musketeer photo by Jessica Louise Wright
Musketeer photo by Jessica Louise Wright

A love letter to Leipzig, from a musician that can’t help but come back.

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Me and Anna Luise – Will the Circle Be Unbroken?

in Music

It felt good to have a banjo in my hands. I believe the last time I held one was back in 2010 when borrowing from my father’s friend.

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Buchmesse: Rollin’ with Tumbleweed

in Culture / Entertainment

“This is a comedy, terse, sensual and romantic, with a moving love story underpinning the hero’s adventures.” – opening at Poniatowski on March 19th.

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Anna and the making of Poniatowski

in Community/Culture / Entertainment/Food

With lots of hard work, some “madness” and serendipity, a “little” help from her friends and a business loan, a very glocally connected young woman took a risky career turn and managed to open her own Polish restaurant in Leipzig, honoring an ancestor she didn’t even know had been a head chef and the memory of a Polish hero, besides selling yummy pierogi and their own vodka brand, and regularly hosting a variety of cultural events. She tells some of her story on today’s LeipGlo.

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My funnest open mic experience in Leipzig and the Pushkin-inspired poem I read

in Arts/Culture / Entertainment/Leipzig/Philosophies
Poetry and prose

This past Friday marked the first time in five years (since I moved to Europe) that I read one of my poems in public. It was at the open mic at Poniatowski, a very successful evening that stretched long after magnetic, dynamic emcees Jolanta and Kapuczino left the stage. A few of us stayed on…

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