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Schröder, Bach, Luther and me

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In celebration of Martin Luther's reformation Mario Schröder has choreographed Bach Johannes Passion.

In celebration of the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther’s reformation, Mario Schröder has choreographed Bach’s Johannes Passion and it’s breathtakingly beautiful.

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Exposing rape culture one #MeToo at a time

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rape culture

“Why hadn’t I kneed him in the gonads? Why hadn’t I gotten up and moved somewhere else? Why hadn’t I shouted and woken everyone up and told them all what he had done? I don’t know. But I do now.” #MeToo

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Notenspur: unlocking Leipzig’s musical treasures

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Following the Notenspur. (Photo: Andreas Schmidt, courtesy of Notenspur)

The beauty of the project is that it can be actively enjoyed, with not only the sight and intellectual senses being awakened, but with the possibility of hearing music samples at each location, or imagining the songbird in a Leipzig park which inspired one of Mahler’s melodies.

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Nordic writers: a special way with words

in Glocal/Literature by

For long they’ve been leaving their mark in the literary world – way before the girl came along with her dragon tattoo.

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Botswana: founded on interracial love

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"The romance of Seretse and Ruth was one of the great love stories of the world," Tanzania's Julius Nyerere has been quoted as saying. Watch their tale unfold on screen, and how it relates to Botswana's statehood, Monday at Regina Palast. Original photo of the couple used in the movie "A United Kingdom" and related publicity.

“The romance of Seretse and Ruth was one of the great love stories of the world,” Julius Nyerere reportedly said. Watch their tale unfold – and how it relates to Botswana’s statehood – in “A United Kingdom,” playing at Leipzig cinemas.

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Libertines and the art of seduction

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What seduces you? Is it animal or intellectual?

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