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“The Ripple Effect” reaches Leipzig

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Four deserts. AI. Rebirth. A money strike. How far can one idea reverberate? Let's hear from this year's speakers at TEDxHHL. The theme was "The Ripple Effect," and it took place at Leipzig's Werk 2. (Photo: public domain)

Four deserts. AI. Rebirth. A money strike. How far can one idea reverberate? Let’s hear from this year’s speakers at TEDxHHL.

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Dunkel. Dreckig. Reudnitz. Martin.

in Lifestyle/My Leipzig by
Portrait of Martin Meißner, the blogger behind Dunkel. Dreckig. Reudnitz. (Photo: Stefan Hopf)

The 30-year-old behind one of Leipzig’s most popular online pages talks about his creation, takes us to some of his favorite local spots, and tells us why he and others are deciding to settle down in Reudnitz.

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From Chemnitz to the world of Balkan music

in Music/What's on by
Tino Grasselt in action at DJ in Baikaltrain Disco, UT Connewitz. (Photo: Andreas Lamm)

“If you have any problems, you can come to my clinic and I’ll give you some Balkan herbs to cure them.” In other words: music and dance are medicine! Read our backstage story and find out how to win two tickets to attend the next Baikaltrain Disco at UT Connewitz (6 Oct).

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Slovenian gives Leipzig a Free Walking Tour

in My Leipzig/Places to see by
Free Walking Tour stops across from Neues Rathaus, Leipzig, for a pic. (Photo: Ana Ribeiro)

Why not spend a couple pleasant hours walking around our tiny metropolis and hearing endearing historical anecdotes?

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City of Leipzig sponsors execution at Markt

in Society/Theater/What's on by

It’s 1824 all over again at the heart of Leipzig.

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Women’s well-meaning meanness

in Lifestyle/Opinion/Society by
Meanness towards each other, for example when it has to do with the touchy issue of weight, can come in a veneer of female sweetness that makes it all the more irritating. (Photo: public domain)

In my homeland of Brazil, known as Plastic Surgery Capital of the World, one of the worst things one can be – besides old, disabled and black – is fat. Worse still is being a fat woman. And perhaps even worse than that is being told so (nicely) by other women, when image matters so much in this society.

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