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June 18, 2015

DDR: retrospective visit 50 years on

in History/Lifestyle
Prof. John Agnew. Wikimedia Commons
Prof. John Agnew. Wikimedia Commons

In an exclusive article for The Leipzig Glocal, internationally renowned political geographer John Agnew speaks about his experience returning to Leipzig for the first time since 1968, including his impressions on the Zeitgeschichtliches Forum and reflections on the West vs. the East historically in Europe.

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“West Side Story” meets east side opera and ballet starting this Saturday

in Culture / Entertainment/Dance
West Side Story at Oper Leipzig, photo Ida Zenna

The American musical classic West Side Story, which debuted on Broadway in 1957 and went on to become a Hollywood film, is coming to Leipzig as a cross-genre production of opera and ballet. It premieres at Oper Leipzig this Saturday, June 20. For more events in Leipzig this weekend, visit us at http://www.facebook.com/leipglo.

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