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September 2017 - page 2

Orbán’s falsification of history in Budapest

in Culture / Entertainment/History/Politics
The falsification of history in Orban's Hungary. (Photo: public domain)
The falsification of history in Orban's Hungary. (Photo: public domain)

A spectacular city such as Budapest should be free of this kind of detrimental political controversy.

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Facing the “dark side” to help other journalists in Europe

in Philosophies/What's on
Who would have thought that journalists could be thrown into jail on a daily basis on this continent, just for doing their job? The ECPMF can tell you more. (Photo: public domain)
Who would have thought that journalists could be thrown into jail on a daily basis on this continent, just for doing their job? The ECPMF can tell you more. (Photo: public domain)

Many journalists equate a career move into PR with going to the “dark side,” for its aspect of “promotion” rather than “news.” But what if it’s done precisely to help journalists under threat in Europe – which has become the real “dark side?” Journalist Sophie Albers Ben Chamo gives us insights as she prepares for her first conference in her new job in Leipzig, as press officer for ECPMF.

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Federal Elections 2017: party roll call

in Politics
Test your German party knowledge and/or learn something new: Where do the political parties come from, what do they stand for, how many votes can they win? (Photo: public domain)
Test your German party knowledge and/or learn something new: Where do the political parties come from, what do they stand for, h (ow many votes can they win? (Photo: public domain)

In total, no fewer than 42 parties are running for the Bundestag. How many of them have you heard of?

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Renowned American pianist gives free concert in Leipzig

in Concerts/Music
American pianist Tristan Eckerson is about to enchant Plagwitz with his music. (Photo courtesy of Laure Ugolini)
American pianist Tristan Eckerson is about to enchant Plagwitz with his music. (Photo courtesy of Laure Ugolini)

Tristan Eckerson gives us personal insights into his beautiful music and a glimpse of what may be on tap at his upcoming Noch Besser Leben gig (19 September).

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The day Leipzig met the Champions League

in Leipzig tips/Sports
Red Bull Arena. By Philipp - Flickr: Leipzig von oben: Zentralstadion, CC BY 2.0, Wikimedia Commons.
Red Bull Arena. By Philipp - Flickr: Leipzig von oben: Zentralstadion, CC BY 2.0, Wikimedia Commons.

“Champions League games are particularly peaceful affairs, as alcoholic beverages aren’t sold at the stadium. I didn’t tell my dad, and he drank his 0% beer in blissful ignorance.”

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ETL: Who’s behind the arsonists?

in Arts/O & P Highlights/Theater
English Theatre Leipzig

Max Frisch’s The Arsonists is kind of plug and play. You can substitute just about any group in the arsonist category depending on your perspective.

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