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MdbK: Gender Day

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On 12 November 2022, MdbK Leipzig hosted its first Gender Day. The day dealt with questions about the representation of gender in art and was a continuation of the first episode of MdbK‘s project group, [next;raum]. Various interested parties from city society dealt with different aspects of the topic, such as gender justice, queerness, and

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Pussy Riot – a story of protest and resistance

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How does one describe a Pussy Riot performance? Music? Theatre? Activism? Art? Curiosity led a select public to their intimate concert at Täubchenthal in Leipzig on Friday night. Some, perhaps, in the hope of answering that question. The latest Pussy Riot mixed tape released out of the States is “Matriarchy Now“. Anyone expecting to be

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ETL’s Arden: making Shakespeare accessible

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Arden, the new play by English Theatre Leipzig. Shakespeare, as we all know, is a difficult thing to pull off. Selecting which play to do can be a challenge in and of itself. Here, English Theatre Leipzig chose to adapt “As You Like It”, a play probably better known for some of its quotes than

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Tanzlabor: Klare Kante

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As Leipzig opened up after its Covid-induced cultural drought, Tanzlabor was working on a cure to lockdown isolation. On the weekend of 4 March, the city of Leipzig introduced its long-anticipated relaxing of restrictions. Admission to events stepped down to the 3G regulation. Requiring visitors to (only!) prove that they are vaccinated, recently recovered, or

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Neues bei Grieg – infusing tradition with new energy

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Leipzig has long been renowned for its musical influence. This is due, in no small part, to being the home of Bach as well as the place of his burial. Several statues, books, and plaques can be found around town notarizing his musical history and impact on Leipzig. But Leipzig boasts many other musical influences.

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La Voix Humaine – Clinging to a Lost Love

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A darkened stage breaks its stillness with the dissonant phrases of a quarter grand piano. Dim lights cast the figure of a woman lying on the floor of her living room. Her hectic energy hovers over the space. The phone rings. The protagonist finds herself on the receiving end of two wrong-number calls. This small,

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