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December 2015

Movies: watch ’em for free

in Culture / Entertainment/Movies

It’s the last day of the year and you just want to be in the cozy comfort of your own home. No fireworks. No crowds. No drama. Well, maybe a little drama or a comedy or a thriller or a mystery.

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NYE and New Year’s DAY prep starts NOW

in Leipzig/Lifestyle
Times Square the morning after NYE, Photo credit: Anthony Quintano via Visual hunt / CC BY

It’s now, never or späti!

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Review: Mistress America

in Culture / Entertainment/Movies/Reviews

She’s pretty in an accessible way, optimistic even in her bleakest moments, and the type of person you both want to be and to avoid being. It’s just like that in her latest film, Mistress America. You can watch it tonight in Leipzig, in the original, at Kinobar Prager Frühling.

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5 Gems of Gohlis

in Food/Leipzig tips
Super dog friendly Gohlis. (Photo: Stewart Tunnicliff)

Which is your favourite quarter of Leipzig? Stewart gives us 5 of the reasons he lives in Gohlis.

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Despair at SeaWorld

in Philosophies/Travel
My latest experience at SeaWorld was more despair than magic.
SeaWorld dolphin show. Wikimedia Commons.

No thinking is really required. The Theme Park is the opiate of the masses.

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Seven generations of migration

in History/Leipzig/Leipzig on the web
Leipzig city center. Photo: Stefan Hopf
Leipzig city center. Photo: Stefan Hopf

“I wanted to understand where I came from and what made me who I am. Actually, I was inspired by Thomas Mellon, a 19th century Irish emigrant to the US who wrote: ‘If you would know yourself, begin with the study of your forefathers.’”

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