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April 2018 - page 2

“I make love through gritted teeth,” Part I

in Music/My Leipzig
Aliya Thon, © Stella Dohrmann
Aliya Thon, © Stella Dohrmann

“There is a curious weight of pure potential in situations like this.”

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Saving the historic Bockau Arch Bridge

in Action/History
The Bockau Arch Bridge. Photo © Jason D. Smith
The Bockau Arch Bridge. Photo © Jason D. Smith

Saxony’s Bockau Arch Bridge, around since 1872, became the site of key events in German and European history. As a new bridge is put in place, the older structure is scheduled to be removed completely. The Friends of the Bockau Arch Bridge are asking for support to save this historic gem, with an important meeting with state parliament reps happening on 24 April.

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Reseña: “Aniquilación” en Netflix

in Movies
"Annihilation," now on Netflix. (Photo labeled for free reuse on Google Images)
"Annihilation," now on Netflix. (Photo labeled for free reuse on Google Images)

Our first film review in Spanish! “Al igual que las manos que tras un vaso de agua se desdoblan al inicio de la cinta, ‘Aniquilación’ encuentra en la repetición deformada la manera de contar su historia.”

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5 essentials for teaching English in Leipzig

in Jobs/Leipzig tips/Philosophies
Andréanne Roy, former freelance teacher, now Director of Studies at inlingua. (Photo: maeshelle west-davies)
Andréanne Roy, former freelance teacher, now Director of Studies at inlingua. (Photo: maeshelle west-davies)

Many expats seek out the chance to teach English in Leipzig, but now it’s getting trickier. Andréanne Roy, inlingua’s Director of Studies, shares essential tips, links, and a checklist to make the trek a bit easier.

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Highlights: Spinnerei Spring Gallery Tour

in Arts/What's on
“Requiem for a Failed State,” HALLE 14 gallery, Spinnerei. Photo © Elizabeth Gerdeman
“Requiem for a Failed State,” HALLE 14 gallery, Spinnerei. Photo © Elizabeth Gerdeman

Time to explore the Leipzig art circuit! Some must-sees at the Spinnerei Spring Tour this weekend (and beyond).

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Of cabbages and kinks: a candid talk

in Culture / Entertainment/Lifestyle/What's on
Odi Et Amo organizers want to normalize fetish parties in Leipzig. LeipGlo talks to them about their efforts. (Photo: public domain)
Odi Et Amo organizers want to normalize fetish parties in Leipzig. LeipGlo talks to them about their efforts. (Photo: public domain)

LeipGlo caught up with the organizers of Odi Et Amo and talked about the challenges of having a kink in “polite society” and trying to normalize the scene in Leipzig.

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