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Free film showings and party at DOK Leipzig

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Opening DOK Leipzig 2016. (Photo: Susann Jehnichen)

For DOK Leipzig’s 60th edition, the organizers would like to invite “the whole city to dance with the winners.”

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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.

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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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HGB: Art transcends borders in Leipzig

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The ATA's first class during the "get-to-know-you" week in 2016. (Photo: Johanna Terhechte)

In a program that encourages school-wide intercultural exchange, the Academy of Fine Arts in Leipzig welcomes refugee students for the second year in October, giving them the chance to resume their university careers in art and design.

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Leipzig and Houston: through thick and thin

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We "heart" Houston sculpture. (Photo: public domain)

People in Leipzig have been pitching in to help its sister city of Houston as it reels from Hurricane Harvey’s devastation, amid a partnership that has lasted over two decades.

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Alaa, more than the cat man of Aleppo

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Alaa not only cares for animals, but has his own ambulance and is constantly saving others in war-battered Aleppo.

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