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Is culture all-embracing?

The end of truth

Christina/ May 22, 2019/ Culture

We have first nighter tickets. It is Monday evening and it is raining cats and dogs outside. It is not tempting at all to leave home once more. But still, the prospect of a genre thriller by a Brunswick director lures me: The end of truth. At the same time a TV film critics augurs well for it. Well, I

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Allah versus Coca Cola: What does that have to do with Iran?

Christina/ April 2, 2019/ Culture

Discussions on alleged rogue states in this world are numerous. Discussions with those states are little though. Generally there is talk about the opponents instead with them. This misery is being brought onstage by the play “Iran-Conference”. The drama had its opening night on March 30, 2019 at the “Kleines Haus” of the Brunswieck Staatstheater. The stage entertainment of the

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Beyond exoticism: African realities of an exhibition

Christina/ March 26, 2019/ Culture

The exhibition “Ruth Baumgarte: Vision Africa. Turn of the fire” opened up yesterday at the Städtische Museum Brunswieck with a ceremonial act. I was lucky enough to be invited as well. The show displays selected pieces of Baumgartes Oeuvre, who travelled frequently to South and East-Africa from the 1980ies on. It is a very interesting exhibition that does not obey

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The magic of the Anatolian Lute

Christina/ March 24, 2019/ Culture

I love oriental Music. This confession might not come as a surprise to my attentive readers. Chances to listen to that kind of music in my city are rather seldom.That’s why my radar war alarmed right away when I learned that a concert with Anatolian music was taking place this saturday. Therefore I went to St. Thomas church in Melverode

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Lies and spices are siblings

Christina/ March 16, 2019/ Culture

“Lies and spices are siblings. The lie turns every tasteless happening into a spicy meal. The truth and nothing but the truth is only expected in front of judges. But just as the flavour the lie is supposed to complete the story behind.” Titled “lies and spices are siblings” the one-hour reading by Dr. Andreas Döring takes place on March

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