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September 2016

Ahmadiyya Muslims: fighting hatred with an open door

in Action/Community
Flowers and door - tolerance
Public domain photo

Ahmadiyya Muslim Jamaat, which actively promotes peace and tolerance in the face of discrimination, invites the Leipzig community to its “Day of the Open Door” on 3 October.

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Beauty vloggers: more than meets the eye?

in Lifestyle/Opinion/Society
Beauty vloggers are the power behind the fashion industry, when before it used to be established celebrities. How genuine can they remain? https://leipglo.com
Beauty vloggers are the power behind the fashion industry, when before it used to be established celebrities. How genuine can they remain? (Photo: public domain)

They started out as hobby video bloggers and are now the young power propelling the beauty industry. How genuine can they remain?

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Bosch: “a lot of hell and a little heaven”

in Arts/Movies/Reviews
Hieronymus Bosch, "El Bosco" (circa 1450–1516) - Galería online, Museo del Prado
Hieronymus Bosch, "El Bosco" (circa 1450–1516) - Galería online, Museo del Prado

If Leipzig is a city “between heaven and hell” as I wrote, then Hieronymus Bosch could have been its painter.

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Car cruising across South Africa

in Travel
South Africa road scene. (Photo: public domain, Pixabay)
South Africa road scene. (Photo: public domain, Pixabay)

Farming and small towns and villages are placed in between beautiful semi-arid hills and open areas that span to the horizon.

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Alessio Trevisani: “1916 onenineonesix”

in Dance/O & P Highlights
Alessio Trevisani's 1916 onenineonesix, photo Benjamin Streitz

One hundred years on and we have to ask, “What has changed?” 25, 26, 27 May @Werk 2 . 8pm

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100 Yen Love: from “slob” to boxer in urban jungle

in Movies/Reviews
Tokyo. Public domain photo.
Tokyo. Public domain photo.

Its anti-heroine is one of the bravest characters I’ve seen in urban-jungle type movies.

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