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DOK Neuland VR reviews: “The Shape of Us”

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This year's DOK Leipzig festival got to roll out its unique DOK Neuland virtual reality experiences at the Museum der bildenden Künste just before the second lockdown shuttered all cultural institutions. Two of us got to partake in these unique works of art and we now compare and contrast our thoughts on the special extended

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Yoko Ono in Leipzig: Peace is Power

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"The retrospective is definitely worth experiencing. When I was there on a weekday recently, I saw people interacting. Teens were gluing together broken tea cups and saucers and excitedly stamping peace on parts of maps. Preteens were asking questions. Adults of all ages were enthralled."

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Cocktail Open Mic: Ghost of seasons past

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"Velvet wind, laced with cool silver light and spiced with innuendos of weekend... spurned me on my way to Baileo, a place where vegetables turn into fruit of art at the Cocktail Open Mic." We've got three very diverse headliners this time: a famous Nepalese-American poet, a burlesque performer, and a solo electric guitarist. Fri,

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When opera orders a beer at the bar

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Opera on Tap, a non-profit run by aspiring artists, has come to Leipzig to drag opera out of the house for a night on the town. The next show is 23 May at Beyerhaus.

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Gordon Raphael: rocking in the Noisy Chair

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"Despite a career recording and producing household-name acts like The Strokes and Regina Spektor, 'Sleep on the Radio' is Gordon Raphael’s first full-length album, the first one with his songs and his name on the front cover." (Interview & album review by Adam Carrington) Check out Gordon Raphael & the Half Full Flashes @ Leipzig's

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Love and MuKo’s Count of Monte Cristo

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"From the moment one walks into Leipzig’s Musikalische Komödie (MuKo), the mood is set with crashing waves and a thundering drum roll for The Count of Monte Cristo." Catch it this Saturday or Sunday for the last time this season.

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