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October 2017 - page 2

Free film showings and party at DOK Leipzig

in Film festival/Movies/My Leipzig
Opening DOK Leipzig 2016. (Photo: Susann Jehnichen)
Opening DOK Leipzig 2016. (Photo: Susann Jehnichen)

For DOK Leipzig’s 60th edition, the organizers would like to invite “the whole city to dance with the winners.”

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Will the real Canaletto please stand up?

in Arts/Travel
Giovanni Antonio Canal, known as Canaletto, was active in the 18th century. (Photo: public domain)
Giovanni Antonio Canal, known as Canaletto, was active in the 18th century. (Photo: public domain)

Trivia question: What’s the connection between two Canalettos, Venice and the town of Pirna near Dresden?

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“The Ripple Effect” reaches Leipzig

in Business/Philosophies
Ripple. Poetry wave
Ripple. Poetry wave. Public domain photo

Four deserts. AI. Rebirth. A money strike. How far can one idea reverberate? Let’s hear from this year’s speakers at TEDxHHL.

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Peter Krauskopf: STRUKTUR at G2

in Arts/O & P Highlights
detail of painting at Peter Krauskopf's STRUKTUR at G2 Kunsthalle Leipzig, photo maeshelle west-davies

Peter Krauskopf broke the HGB mould by choosing abstraction over realism. The result is a vibrant state of positive flux that leaves a pleasant taste in your mouth.

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Exposing rape culture one #MeToo at a time

in Society
rape culture
Is rape culture so embedded that we can't alter it? The #metoo campaign is showing just how far reaching it is.

“Why hadn’t I kneed him in the gonads? Why hadn’t I gotten up and moved somewhere else? Why hadn’t I shouted and woken everyone up and told them all what he had done? I don’t know. But I do now.” #MeToo

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Dunkel. Dreckig. Reudnitz. Martin.

in Leipzig tips/Lifestyle/My Leipzig
Portrait of Martin Meißner, the blogger behind Dunkel. Dreckig. Reudnitz. (Photo: Stefan Hopf)
Portrait of Martin Meißner, the blogger behind Dunkel. Dreckig. Reudnitz. (Photo: Stefan Hopf)

The 30-year-old behind one of Leipzig’s most popular online pages talks about his creation, takes us to some of his favorite local spots, and tells us why he and others are deciding to settle down in Reudnitz.

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