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“Do good and throw it in the sea”

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Vessel sailing on the sea in Greece. (Photo: public domain)

Of (Greek) proverbs, clarity and wisdom. What is your favorite proverb in your mother tongue? What has it taught you?

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Webb: the sacred, the profane, the human

in Literature/Philosophies/Theater by
What is sacred, profane and profoundly human in us all? (Photo: public domain)

“What I look for myself in the writers I most admire and enjoy is insight into the ways human beings can experience a sense of being drawn or pulled toward something beyond themselves, and how their response to that can raise them to becoming something more than they were or perhaps than they could even have imagined.” – Prof. Eugene Webb. Interview by Felipe Cherubin.

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A voice in the ‘keller: Leipzig & Oi!

in Concerts/Music/My Leipzig by
What do Oi! and punk music mean to Leipzigers? Our music writer shares his experience and insights attending a festival this month. (Photo: public domain)

“Any genre of music named after a one-syllable grunt is not trying to be clever. The objective of Oi! is purely visceral, to be a soundtrack to a pressure release.”

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Finding home with the Armenian community

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Wedding photo of Gabriel at the Temple of Garni, Armenia. (Photo courtesy of Gabriel Armas-Cardona)

Moving to Germany the middle of last year was a shock, even as an American who has lived abroad for a while. So when our guest author arrived, he reached out to a community he could connect to: the Armenians. Read his interview with the head of the community in Leipzig, and find out more about its roots and local activities.

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LeipGlo needs your help to survive

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LeipGlo needs your help to survive. Here are three ways you can support us.

At 3 years old, we find ourselves at a critical point. If you like what we do, if we have contributed to your life in any way, please help us continue! This article shows 3 ways you can support us: donation, Spreadshirt shop, sponsored post.

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Meet Germany’s first ParaCheer team

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Cheerleading jumps into the present with the inclusion of ParaCheer – and Leipzig comes out at the forefront. Learn more about the local team and how you can help them get to a competition in Orlando, Florida.

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