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April 2018

Literary Contest: 1003 Nights (of Leipzig)

in LEIPGLO/Literature/My Leipzig
Photo credit: Jonathan Kos-Read on Visualhunt.com / CC BY-ND
Photo credit: Jonathan Kos-Read on Visualhunt.com / CC BY-ND

“If I believe the story or get carried away by the flow of the poem – I’ll fall in love at first sight, like nineteen years ago, when I fell in love with Leipzig instantly.” Submissions open from 1 May to 1 August 2018.

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WRITE FOR US

in LEIPGLO/LeipGlo Pages
Writers unite
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We want your stories & your love! Besides its team of regular contributors, LeipGlo relies on its community of readers and supporters to keep producing fresh, relevant, exciting, quality content. This goes for story ideas, as well as for all the stories that are fit to write. We accept and encourage both, and you don’t…

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Denial in maps: Dubai, Kyoto and beyond

in Society/Travel
Maps and imagined cities. Dubai.
Maps and imagined cities. Dubai.

Maps reflect the lived – or purely imagined – world of a city’s inhabitants.

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UBI Theatre: Grassroots Butterflies

in My Leipzig/Theater
Blackmailing Butterflies UBI cast members. Photo © Zoe Classen
Blackmailing Butterflies UBI cast members. Photo © Zoe Classen

“That magic electricity the audience picks up on when performers are really in the zone – that was absent until the stronger and more experienced actors stepped up with big and brave performances that the whole group visibly took heart from.” – Review of UBI Theatre’s opening night performance of the musical comedy Blackmailing Butterflies.

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Leipzig: challenging vegan stereotypes

in Food/Leipzig tips/My Leipzig
Public domain photo.
Public domain photo.

“Instead of confining us to a select few, often undeniably tasty, but sometimes just too stereotypically healthy plant-based cafes and restaurants, Leipzig allows vegetarians and vegans to partake in the consumption of fast food in the SAME PLACES as our meat-eating counterparts.”

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Polynesia and the accidental tattoo model

in Arts/Travel
"Under the Skin" - The people behind the archives at Grassi. Photo © Anne-Coralie Bonnaire
"Under the Skin" - The people behind the archives at Grassi. Photo © Anne-Coralie Bonnaire

On her transition into adulthood, she lent a French Polynesian tattoo artist a piece of her skin for his art, and ended up part of the living archive at Leipzig’s Grassi Museum – connecting with her own history and others’ in ways she couldn’t have imagined.

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