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June 2018

What does free movement mean to you?

in Action/Opinion/Politics
Free movement and Brexit. (Photo: public domain)
Free movement and Brexit. (Photo: public domain)

The groups British in Europe and British in Germany welcome submissions for a video campaign highlighting positive cases of free movement – and how losing this right would affect Brits.

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Who’s afraid of the Black Spider?

in Music/Theater
The Secret of the Black Spider, Green Hunter (Lina Daniel), Christine (Helen Fekade) © Kirsten Nijhof
The Secret of the Black Spider, Green Hunter (Lina Daniel), Christine (Helen Fekade) © Kirsten Nijhof

Review: The children’s opera “The Secret of the Black Spider” is scary enough for the kids without boring the adults.

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Families Belong Together: rally in Leipzig

in Politics/What's on
A group in Leipzig is protesting the criminalization and separation of migrant families in the US.
A group in Leipzig is protesting the criminalization and separation of migrant families in the US.

“I have called on religious communities throughout Leipzig to show up and participate, on schools and friends and relatives, on students and the international community, and I hope that there will be a gigantic response which shows these kids and their parents that we see them, we care about them, and we are fighting for them,” explains the Leipzig protest organizer.

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England to Leipzig: out of Mouth, an ELFLEIN

in Leipzig/Music
The band’s new Leipzig line-up after Theresa Elflein's move from England to here. Photo © Mouth
The band’s new Leipzig line-up after Theresa Elflein's move from England to here. Photo © Mouth

“In England, it was just so hard to make ends meet, and I knew that it was unnecessarily hard because I could see my friends were doing so well here [in Leipzig]. They were living in these flatshare mansions, and still had so much free time to put into their music, and were actually making money from playing gigs. They were all doing what they wanted to.” – Theresa Elflein

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Jeffery Krueger: US-born, German-made

in Opera/Philosophies
Die Piraten (MuKo), featuring Jeffery Krueger in 2016-17. Photo © Tom Schulze
Die Piraten (MuKo), featuring Jeffery Krueger in 2016-17. Photo © Tom Schulze

Opera singer Jeffery Krueger’s journey from the American heartland to the German stage.

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Ein Bier, bitte: going gaga for Gose

in Leipzig tips/Lifestyle/My Leipzig
Bayerischer Gose. Photo © Chrissy Orlowski
Bayerischer Gose. Photo © Chrissy Orlowski

I love to drink beer and all of the different flavours there are! Do you love it as well? If so, follow along with my exploration of Leipzig’s ancient beer treasure: Gose.

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