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March 2018

Virtual normality. Netzkünstlerinnen 2.0

in Arts
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We become the voyeurs as Signe Pierce sits in her bedroom installation checking her messages. Is this art imitating life or life imitating art? Virtual normality women artist exhibiton at MdBK, photo: maeshelle west-davies

Due to public demand, MdbK’s current exhibition of female digital natives has been extended for the time being. GO!

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Venezuela’s crisis rivals Syria, Myanmar’s

in Opinion/Politics
Caracas, Venezuela. (Photo: public domain)
Caracas, Venezuela. (Photo: public domain)

“Colombia is for Venezuelans what Germany is for Syrians,” says our Leipzig-based columnist Daniel Leon in his opinion piece, where he mourns the situation in his home country.

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MuKo: Mirko Mahr’s Alice im Wunderland

in Dance/Leipzig
Alice im Wunderland Premiere 23.03.2018 // Alice (Patricia Klages), Ensemble. (Photo: Ida Zenna)
Alice im Wunderland Premiere 23.03.2018 // Alice (Patricia Klages), Ensemble. (Photo: Ida Zenna)

Tip for the whole family this long weekend: “Trink mich!” and follow the White Rabbit to Musikalische Komödie. #ballet #Leipzig

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Wundercurves: breaking tech’s glass ceiling

in Business
Cover shot: Friends and Wundercurves co-founders Tiffany La (left) and Christiane Seitz. (Photo: wundercurves.de)

Unlike most other local startups, Wundercurves’s team of about 15 is half female, including two of the founders. On top of that, they proudly wear their curves and have built their company mission around helping other women feel the same way.

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Cocktail Open Mic Vol 2: Spring Devils

in Culture / Entertainment/LEIPGLO/What's on
Shawn Segundo performs at LeipGlo's Cocktail Open Mic at Baileo, Leipzig, 2 February 2018. (Photo: Kate Hiller)
Shawn Segundo performs at LeipGlo's Cocktail Open Mic at Baileo, Leipzig, 2 February 2018. (Photo: Kate Hiller)

Shawn is the kind of person who, when you tell him the theme of your second open mic night will be “Spring Devils,” immediately replies that he’ll show up in devil horns and a tail. What are you up to on Friday the 13th (of April)? Come join us – gimmick or no gimmick!

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“Do good and throw it in the sea”

in Philosophies/Society
Vessel sailing on the sea in Greece. (Photo: public domain)
Vessel sailing on the sea in Greece. (Photo: public domain)

Of (Greek) proverbs, clarity and wisdom. What is your favorite proverb in your mother tongue? What has it taught you?

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