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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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Meet Sara & the Finnish himmeli

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The Finnish craft of himmeli.

Himmelis are epitomized by centuries of cultural heritage and the painstaking accuracy that goes into making them. Learn more about this Finnish craft with meditative magic, and how you can learn to do it yourself in Leipzig.

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Local business built on hiring internationals

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Scott Galvão (left), Anja Galvão and Eduard Gerristen, founders and heads of InterCultural Elements, in Stötteritz. (Photo: Sonia Blade, www.soniablade.com)

InterCultural Elements owes a lot of its success to its diversity. The more nationalities represented among its staff, the better for business.

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Documentary: I was a DOK virgin

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DOK Festival Director Pasanen said, “We have no more physical walls in our immediate surroundings, but the idealogical walls of many are increasingly noticeable.”

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TransCentury Update: transcending time and genres

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“For me, music has always been a vehicle for transporting emotions – good or bad, exciting or paralyzing.” Guest writer Lydia interviews Christian “Kirmes” Kühr, organizer of the upcoming TransCentury Update.

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LeipGlo launches bi-monthly podcast

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Here is our first regular podcast program, hosted by our columnists Rachael Clugston (local politics) and Kapuczino (music). Please share with us your feedback on our pilot episode, as well as any ideas for interviewees and topics you may like to hear about in the future.

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