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MdbK through the eyes of museum-goers

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Rita Wallace next to "Hot Spot III," a piece by Mona Hatoum featured in the exhibition Displacements at MdbK. (Photo courtesy of R. Wallace)

Get fresh perspectives on contemporary art from a student, a pensioner, a city guide, a media person, a language teacher, a translator, and a guy with amazing insights into history and philosophy. The next “Newcomer” guided tours are this Sunday at the Leipzig Museum of Fine Arts (the one in English is at 4 pm).

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Wally opens our Cocktail Open Mic

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To get our Cocktail Open Mic series off to a good start on 2 Feb, Leipzig Opera mezzo soprano soloist Wallis Giunta will do something she doesn’t often get the chance to do: sing some country songs for us.

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The secret life of Serbian sweatshops

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Image used to illustrate CCC research on garment factories. (Photo credit: Yevgenia Belorusets)

An eye-opening interview on the grossly substandard wages and work conditions in shoe and garment factories in South Eastern Europe.

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Post-Brexit divorce: EU can keep the kids?

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It is still not clear whether Brits will be able to move to another EU country – for example, leaving Germany to take up a new job in Spain – without getting visas and work permits after 2019.

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6 things I miss about living in Leipzig

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Top 6 things to enjoy in Leipzig.

A former Irish resident of Leipzig talks about why the city won her over.

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Closer: a play of four extremes

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English Theatre Leipzig flyer for their production of "Closer," on at Neues Schauspiel 19-20 January.

Marber’s play is more than a mere comedy of sexual juxtapositions, as it captures the merciless flair engulfed between the sexes. Check out the local production of “Closer” by English Theatre Leipzig next Friday and Saturday.

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