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ETL’s Eurydice and the power of names

in Culture / Entertainment/Stage/Theater/What's on
ETL's Eurydice. Eurydice with her father and the Stones. Image by Jackson Quang

English Theatre Leipzig’s Eurydice tells the story of Orpheus’s wife and her descent to the underworld. In the original myth the focus is entirely on Orpheus, but what happened to her down there?

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Eurydice: love, obsession, loss, and reconnecting

in Literature/Theater/What's on
The river Lethe.
The river Lethe. Photo by Marko Zoranovic, public domain.

English Theatre Leipzig is staging a new play, Eurydice, at Neues Schauspiel Leipzig. Starting with the premiere on Thursday, September 5th, there will be 5 shows, so everyone will have an opportunity to see it. We had a chance to chat with the play’s director, Julia Kragh, to find out what to expect.

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“Horror” and comfort in GeyserHaus

in Concerts/Music
Concert, public domain photo
Public domain photo

This Wednesday, before September sends chilly gushes of wind, the Get Well Soon Big Band promises a musical highlight – shivers down one’s spine guaranteed. After all, its latest album – The Horror – explores human abysses and fears.

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High Life: surviving humanity’s last frontier

in Movies/Reviews
High Life film
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What would you do if you found out you were stuck on a one-way trip in outer space?

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Panorama and Monos, South American critics’ darling

in Film festival/Movies/Reviews
Panorama favorite Monos
"Monos" film screenshot, YouTube. © Alejandro Landes

Alejandro Landes’s new fever-dream film, “Monos,” has critics raving about its deft mix of “Lord of the Flies,” “Apocalypse Now” and contemporary socio-political climate.

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Review: Öndög at Berlinale 2019

in Film festival/Movies/Reviews
The Berlinale Bear at the Sony Centre, Potsdamerplatz. Photo: Brigette Dummer © Berlinale
The Berlinale Bear at the Sony Centre, Potsdamerplatz. Photo: Brigette Dummer © Berlinale

“In this barren wasteland, next to a corpse and leaning on a gigantic animal, the mature herder seduces the young cop with alcohol and cigarettes. And while this might suggest sinister intent or a moral point to hammer home, the embrace that the two share is oddly beautiful.”

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