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May 2017 - page 2

Mastering grief in “Manchester by the Sea”

in Movies/Reviews
Luckily for viewers, Manchester by the Sea - via the mastery of its writer/director - does not throw these tragedies in their faces all at once; it's a gradual process of discovery. Review at https://leipglo.com
Luckily for viewers, Manchester by the Sea - via the mastery of its writer/director - does not throw these tragedies in their faces all at once; it's a gradual process of discovery. Review at https://leipglo.com

The film’s Oscar-winning protagonist manages to convey the overwhelming weight of grief in his silence and body language, without an ounce of overacting.

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Women’s rights activist goes “Global Girls”

in Action/Philosophies
Dirt road in Moshi, Tanzania. Photo: Catherine Davis
Dirt road in Moshi, Tanzania. Photo: Catherine Davis

“I believe that it is not enough to simply sympathize with these women. We must take action. Voices that echo with passion and determination are the key to ending these rights violations.”

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“Pre Work” party trend hits Leipzig

in Lifestyle/My Leipzig
INNSIDE by Meliá, a recently opened hotel in Leipzig, is now hosting bi-weekly pre work parties. Photo courtesy of Maria Löding, INNSIDE Leipzig
INNSIDE by Meliá, a recently opened hotel in Leipzig, is now hosting bi-weekly pre work parties. Photo courtesy of Maria Löding, INNSIDE Leipzig

It’s early morning on a work day. You spot spinning records and Bloody Mary’s – with or without alcohol. You can pick your poison, or your elixir.

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Trash, synesthesia & The Red Paintings

in Arts/Concerts/Music

Trash may be the creator of the experience, but he is far from selfish with it. He asks for volunteers to be human canvases and for people to paint them. Read more about the band here and catch them live @ Moritzbastei next Thursday.

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About a boy (who “hates” his mother)

in Opinion/Society
Public domain photo

Often we don’t realize that the people we are closest to are the ones we tend to hurt the most.

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Guarani-Kaiowá bring their fight to Leipzig

in Glocal/My Leipzig/Society
50 people attended an event at Leipzig's Die Villa discussing the plight of the Guarani-Kaiowá indigenous people. Photo: Daisy Lange; story published by The Leipzig Glocal
50 people attended an event at Leipzig's Die Villa discussing the plight of the Guarani-Kaiowá indigenous people. Photo: Daisy Lange; story published by The Leipzig Glocal

“I am here in Europe in search of an arm, of a hand, in search of brethren, in search of that big heart that is sensitized by this cause, because the food that is eaten here in Europe comes with Indian blood.” – Ládio Veron

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