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August 2017 - page 2

City of Leipzig sponsors execution at Markt

in Theater/What's on
playwright Georg Büchner

It’s 1824 all over again at the heart of Leipzig.

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Deep emotions with (dubbed) “Dunkirk”

in History/Movies/Reviews
Soldiers from the British Expeditionary Force fire at low flying German aircraft during the Dunkirk evacuation. (Photo: public domain)
Soldiers from the British Expeditionary Force fire at low flying German aircraft during the Dunkirk evacuation. (Photo: public domain)

“I’m a Brit, so watching the movie in Leipzig was a disturbing experience.”

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Adventure of a lifetime: walking the Earth

in Travel

A couple from Freiburg in Germany decided to make a trip around the world without flying.

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Dr Ruth Pfau: Pakistan loses a mother

in Community/Society
Dr Ruth Pfau dies at 87

Pakistan lost one of their own this week – born and raised in Leipzig – but they will never lose her contribution to their lives.

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Notenspur: unlocking Leipzig’s musical treasures

in Leipzig tips/Music/My Leipzig
Following the Notenspur. (Photo: Andreas Schmidt, courtesy of Notenspur)
Following the Notenspur. (Photo: Andreas Schmidt, courtesy of Notenspur)

The beauty of the project is that it can be actively enjoyed, with not only the sight and intellectual senses being awakened, but with the possibility of hearing music samples at each location, or imagining the songbird in a Leipzig park which inspired one of Mahler’s melodies.

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Jan Pötter & Jude Griebel: Die Geister, die ich rief

in Culture / Entertainment/O & P Highlights
Die Saat / The Seed 126 x 152 cm Mixed Media on Paper 2017 by Jan Pötter, photo maeshelle west-davies

We call the Genie. Do we really want the wish once we see the consequences?

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