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Tannhäuser’s ups and downs at the Oper

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Premiere 17.03.2018 // Tannhäuser (Burkhard Fritz), Kathrin Göring (Venus) © Tom Schulze
Premiere 17.03.2018 // Tannhäuser (Burkhard Fritz), Kathrin Göring (Venus) © Tom Schulze

Though unimpressed with its Regietheater component, our classical music reviewer was largely impressed with the singing and recommends the opera as a good, accessible introduction to Wagner. Last performance of the season: 27 May at Oper Leipzig.

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Getting down with The Dawn Brothers

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“If you’re looking to get silly, press play and call your momma / Cos you’ll be stayin’ out late for a swampy revolution.” Review and photo gallery: The Dawn Brothers at So&So, Leipzig.

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Fifty shades of fur

in O & P Highlights/Reviews/Theater
MADLEN MEYER AND PETER SEATON-CLARK OF ENGLISH THEATRE LEIPZIG PERFORM DAVID IVES’ VENUS IN FUR (c) 2017 Cappucchino & ETL

From now on, if ever I come across a statue of Venus, I will look at it differently.

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Rossini’s unmissable ball

in Opera/Stage
Rossini's La Cenerentola at Leipzig Oper, photo by Kirsten Nijhof

La Cenerentola at Oper Leipzig: formidable flood of a music which reflects the larger-than-life personality of Rossini.

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Small German label fires off “Racist Friend”

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Small German label We Rock Like Crazy comes out of retirement temporarily to release the anti-racist compilation "Racist Friend." https://leipglo.com
Small German label We Rock Like Crazy comes out of retirement temporarily to fire off the anti-racist compilation "Racist Friend." Public domain photo.

An anti-racist, electronic wake-up call featuring a dose of musical diversity.

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Your friendly neighborhood sex shop

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Sex shop culture in New Orleans, Leipzig and elsewhere - article inspired by Wave Gotik Treffen and a classy vibrator ad. https://leipglo.com
Jimmy Flynt (Standing) Larry Flynt sits on the shoulders of Roger "Ollie" Brooke outside one of his Hustler businesses in 1971. (Photo: Jimmy Flynt/Wikimedia Commons license)

Why shouldn’t consensual, pleasurable sex be normalized?

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