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July 2018

A gender-aware reading of “Good Manners”

in Movies/Reviews
(Marjorie Estiano) and Clara (Isabél Zuaa) share a moment of tenderness in Good Manners. (Source: www.adorocinema.com)
(Marjorie Estiano) and Clara (Isabél Zuaa) share a moment of tenderness in Good Manners. (Source: www.adorocinema.com)

Shedding the “good manners” expected of them as women in their own milieus, the archetypes of the rich white boss (“patroa”) and poor black maid (“empregada”) bond amid their shared isolation and impulses, while challenging the stereotypes assigned to them. #MovieReview

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Inter Leipzig: football meets integration

in My Leipzig/Sports
Inter football meets integration.
Inter football meets integration.

“The beautiful game cannot become a symbol of exclusion and a space for those seeking to define the nation based on racial lines – hence the importance of Inter Leipzig’s efforts.”

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Im Traum wohnt ein Pferd: zum Werk Tobia Königs

in Arts/Philosophies

Our first article series in German, by Nils Müller, continues by giving us a glimpse into the world of a second local artist. Teil 2: “Die feiernde Farbigkeit verstärkt noch die Fassaden, indem sie uns eine heile Welt ausfüllen will.”

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Bridges of (Com)passion: Canada in Leipzig

in Glocal/My Leipzig/Philosophies
How do Canada and Germany differ culturally?

Bi-cultural seesaw: How do Canadian and German cultures compare, in the eyes of a Leipzig-based Canadian with Anglo-German background?

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Lulu opera: a female artist’s perspective

in O & P Highlights/Opera
Lulu Premiere 16.06.2018: Rebecca Nelsen, Patrick Vogel. (Photo © Tom Schulze)
Lulu Premiere 16.06.2018: Rebecca Nelsen, Patrick Vogel. (Photo © Tom Schulze)

In the first of a two-part piece, maeshelle west-davies and Christopher Lade go see Lulu. She speaks up first. Will they agree or agree to disagree?

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#TechTavern: come and sit by the fire

in #TechTavern
The writers for #TechTavern, new column on LeipGlo. (Photo: Patrick Bauer)
The writers for #TechTavern, new column on LeipGlo. (Photo: Patrick Bauer)

“We’ve been able to stumble onto something so precious, so unintentionally – simply by sharing our ideas with those who happen to be around us.” Meet the inspiring and inspired guys from our new bi-weekly column, #TechTavern.

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