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April 2018 - page 3

Tannhäuser’s ups and downs at the Oper

in Opera/What's on
Premiere 17.03.2018 // Tannhäuser (Burkhard Fritz), Kathrin Göring (Venus) © Tom Schulze
Premiere 17.03.2018 // Tannhäuser (Burkhard Fritz), Kathrin Göring (Venus) © Tom Schulze

Though unimpressed with its Regietheater component, our classical music reviewer was largely impressed with the singing and recommends the opera as a good, accessible introduction to Wagner. Last performance of the season: 27 May at Oper Leipzig.

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Why your startup needs a Leipzig presence

in Leipzig/Leipzig tips/Start up
Leipzig wants you and your startup here!
Leipzig wants you and your startup here!

In Leipzig, there may be some benefits you’ve never heard of that can be extremely advantageous to a young company.

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Bijoutefriends: how to spot and avoid them

in Philosophies/Society
Bijoutefriends tend to falsely present themselves as having your best interests at heart, even as being selfless.
Bijoutefriends tend to falsely present themselves as having your best interests at heart, even as being selfless.

Their legacy tends to be, at best, an irritation and nasty mark that fade off after a bit, and at worst the loss of real friendships and lifelines.

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Getting down with The Dawn Brothers

in Music

“If you’re looking to get silly, press play and call your momma / Cos you’ll be stayin’ out late for a swampy revolution.” Review and photo gallery: The Dawn Brothers at So&So, Leipzig.

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Smut Slam: intimate stories, kindred spirits

in Culture / Entertainment/Leipzig tips/Philosophies
Smut Slam allows people to share their intimate stories in a supportive, non-judgmental environment. (Photo: public domain)
Smut Slam allows people to share their intimate stories in a supportive, non-judgmental environment. (Photo: public domain)

“It was funny at times, sad at others, and overwhelmingly encouraging for us all to share our experiences as if we were all friends who haven’t met in a while.” Join in at the next Smut Slam in Leipzig, 11 April @ Noch Besser Leben.

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Company culture at trivago’s Leipzig hub

in Business/Travel
Wall opposite entrance to trivago company office in Leipzig. (Photo courtesy of trivago)
Wall opposite entrance to trivago company office in Leipzig. (Photo courtesy of trivago)

Have you ever wondered about the people behind the web engines powering up your travels? We visited trivago’s local office to ask some of them what they’re up to and what it’s like working there.

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