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Illness is life. Life is illness.
 

Illness is life. Life is illness.

The Arsenal has not seen such crowds in a long time. The turnout at the opening of the Creative States of Illness: AIDS, HIV, Cancer exhibition went through the roof. How was the display itself?

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Controlled Anarchy
 

Controlled Anarchy

The upcoming vinyl record release is an excuse for the December concert of the Mitch & Mitch band, which has not been heard in Poznań for a long time.

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The Tatras in winter
 

The Tatras in winter

The next exhibition of the Poznań Fotoplastykon (Kaiserpanorama) will take you to the south of Poland. Gaze into the vintage device and be transported to the Tatras where you will savor the unique landscapes of these mountains, their wild nature and the daily lives of the highlanders. You will see the Tatra peaks the way they appeared to tourists over six decades ago. Within one rotation cycle of the stereo photograph machine, you will view all the major stunning highlights of Poland's tallest mountain range.

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Not just an artist, not just an art collector
 

Not just an artist, not just an art collector

"A true artist will never answer the question of what art is. To quote my mentor, Piet Mondrian: << Leave art alone. Create new beauty >>", said Tadeusz Mysłowski in an interview. Were we to push this artist and art collector further to force him to reveal his view on what art is, his answer might well be as provided in the M as in Master exhibition scheduled to open at the National Museum of Poznań on 22 November.

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Komeda with nostalgia
 

Komeda with nostalgia

All those of you who are anxious to see the 12th Nostalgia Festival Poznań can breathe a sigh of relief: the festival will go ahead after all, although on different dates, with a changed programme and at a whole new venue. What is there to expect of Poznań's most quintessentially autumn festival?

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"Be yourself, everyone else is already taken" - Daniel Lismore exhibition at Stary Browar
 

"Be yourself, everyone else is already taken" - Daniel Lismore exhibition at Stary Browar

He is a living work of art and has worked with such fashion celebrities as Vivienne Westwood and Naomi Campbell and brands such as H&M, Mastercard and Bulgari on their flagship projects. A long list of artists and celebrities who recognise Daniel Lismore as an outstanding and intriguing artist includes Björk and David Bekcham. His art that escapes all definitions is now presented to the Polish audience for the first time at the exhibition in Stary Browar in Poznań.

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A uniquely Poznań treat
 

A uniquely Poznań treat

This year's Święty Marcin street-name celebration is the first one to be held after the street has been thoroughly revamped and revitalised

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Guitars galore and an orchestra
 

Guitars galore and an orchestra

The upcoming autumn edition of the Jazz Era promises to be fascinating. In his November concert, the US guitar virtuoso Stanley Jordan will be joined on stage by local musicians of the Poznań Jazz Philharmonic Orchestra.

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What is left of the General National Exposition?
 

What is left of the General National Exposition?

For Poland of that time, a country being pieced together having just regained independence, the General National Exposition of 1929 in Poznań was a show of strength and an opportunity. Its establishment coincided with an explosive revival of modernist architecture throughout the city. This year's 2nd "New Plan' Festival of Modernist Architecture will serve as a reminder of the exhibition's splendour and its significance for Poznań.

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Eight concerts in eight years
 

Eight concerts in eight years

Meskalina is inviting its friends over again! While the majority of the musicians in this year's lineup are Polish, the concerts won't be without a touch of Britain. 

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Romantics and virtuosos
 

Romantics and virtuosos

The slogan of the upcoming artistic season in the Poznań Philharmonic is this quote from Ludwig van Beethoven: "Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy."

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The avant-garde woman
 

The avant-garde woman

At times, female artists link up with male artists, not only professionally. Numerous examples of such couples can be found throughout art history. Sadly, many women in such relationships had to wait until contemporary times to emerge from the shadows of their famous husbands and be recognised by contemporary critics and art lovers. One example of such an artist is Sophie Taeuber-Arp.

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The high-end experience
 

The high-end experience

The September lineup features Andrzej Jagodziński performing Komeda's music, Kuba Płużek and the much-trumpeted joint project of the Kroke trio and Urna Chahar. In the following months, prepare to see Kuba Więcek, Urbaniak in tandem with Karolak, as well as Greg Osby and Mike Stern. The autumn season at the Blue Note is looking to be scorching hot!

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Listen to a monument
 

Listen to a monument

All monuments, and there is no shortage of these around Poznań, provide an excuse to tell fascinating tales about the city.

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Art in the city
 

Art in the city

Not all works of contemporary art in Poznań have been confined to galleries. Poznań's public spaces abound with extraordinary works by remarkable artists. They contribute to the city's overall image, making it distinctive and unique.

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The rulers of taste
 

The rulers of taste

It is all about tastings, competitions, feasts, and tips for the most demanding of palates and for those in search of new culinary sensations. The National Good Taste Festival invites you to the table.

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