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Common sense tips to enjoy Karli Beben

in Leipzig/What's on by

Stages line the sidewalks. The smell of street food wafts from the outdoor stands. Here’s how to be savvy, safe and (hopefully) satisfied visiting Südvorstadt’s street festival this Saturday.

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Handwerk, neoliberalism and the disappearing cure to alienation

in Philosophies/Society by

The left, which should have taken them seriously, has blamed their dissatisfaction with the political system on low levels of education and unjustified fears of globalisation, adding insult to injury.

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Blake Baxter: this is Detroit techno, bitches

in DJ/Party by
Blake Baxter at Distillery

Credited by many as one of the founders of Detroit House, Blake Baxter just keeps getting better.

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Exams: a series of small deaths and mental breakdowns

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The nightmares, the "thousand deaths" before exams, and the pure relief and joy of being done with them. Photo: public domain

I had to convince myself to get up from under my comforters that successfully protected me from the deadly grips of linguistics monsters, throw some acceptable clothes on and hit the road.

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In case of emergency in Leipzig

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What do you do if you have a broken finger in Leipzig? Some coordinates and personal impressions from a trip to the emergency clinic.

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Danish writer muses on Leipzig, press freedom

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Aspiring Danish journalist Mads Haahr visited Leipzig for the first time to attend the ECPMF press freedom conference in October 2016. Photo: ECPMF/Lamm

Despite a certain initial skepticism, the city left me with more impressions to write home about than merely the matter of resin and Red Bull money.

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