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4rooms and other sad closures in Leipzig

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4rooms will close this week, a great loss for Reudnitz and Leipzig. (Photo: Ana Ribeiro)

After 13 years, 4rooms says goodbye this week from its Reudnitz corner, joining the more than 50 casualties in the Leipzig food & entertainment market over the past few years.

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The Trouble Notes: “written on the road”

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    The Trouble Notes. © Anton Capellmann
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    The Trouble Notes. © Anton Capellmann

A mix of plugged-in violin, nylon string guitar, and a single percussionist combine to give The Trouble Notes a specific flavor – part Romani, a large dash of folk, with some traditional Irish rhythm and modern-day indie influences thrown in. Playing at Horns Erben this Friday.

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Fashion Exchange: antidote to big brands

in Leipzig/Lifestyle by

If you don’t want to look like everyone else, Fashion Exchange might be just the place for you. The next edition comes to Leipzig on 25 Feb, and here we introduce you to a couple of the up-and-coming designers.

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Flowerpower bouncers block foreigners

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Kept out of Flowerpower by bouncers. (Photo: public domain)

I’d leave Flowerpower at daybreak, and never felt disrespected or unwelcome there as a foreigner. That is, until the wee hours of last Sunday.

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Mardi Gras: carnival Louisiana style

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The Louisiana table was a big hit at the US Consulate's event to promote tourism in the Southern states. (Image courtesy of the US Consulate)

It’s Fat Tuesday! Wouldn’t you like to be in New Orleans?

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Got Game: reviving tennis in Leipzig

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©Tennisschule und Akademie Mitteldeutschland

What used to be a typical activity, with people crowding tennis courts on weekends and evenings, has now turned into a much more invisible phenomenon.

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