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July 2016 - page 6

Glocal spotlight: Kuba the comedian

in Glocal/My Leipzig
The Polish Kuba dedicates himself to a show on Radio Blau, stand-up comedy with the Shameless troupe, and a 9-to-5 job. https://leipglo.com
Kuba performs stand-up. Photo by Daniel Louis Vezza.

Never getting into German comedy could be what nudged the Polish Kuba into English stand-up.

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Who voted for Brexit?

in Opinion/Politics
Photo credit: edwin.bautista via VisualHunt.com / CC BY

Each day I teeter between hope and despair. Is my Britain really a sea of racists? Is that what happened?

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Gentrification: the rise of hipsterdom

in My Leipzig/Opinion
The rise of hipsterdom, of man buns and oh-so-individual-sameness in the uniform dresscode, hair styles, tattoos and totes has been flooding Karl-Heine-Straße for several years now. Literally open a hole in the wall and present a bottle of beer and someone will want part of that, you’ve founded the new in-place. Ever more cafés, snack places and bars - because why have a large Späti or a store for instruments when you can have the umpteenth place that sells you Bio drinks and Mate. https://leipglo.com - series on gentrification
Hipster girl representation from Pixabay.

Literally open a hole in the wall and present a bottle of beer and someone will want part of that, you’ve founded the new in-place.

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FUNkyFRIdayz: Dørbystarr so lit

in DJ/FUNkyFRIdayz
DJ dørbystarr

Beat it. Trap it. Lite it. Play it. It’s Friday.

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Wine, anyone?

in Food/My Leipzig
Photo credit: decar66 via Visual hunt / CC BY

Wine, summer, good conversation. It doesn’t get better.

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