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December 2018

Dancing decisively into an “epic year”

in Dance/Philosophies
Can the new year bring you a new, or revived, and exciting, dance habit to bring down barriers? (Public domain photo)
Can the new year bring you a new, or revived, and exciting, dance habit to bring down barriers? (Public domain photo)

“If not now, then when?” A tale about reignited passion, and what you can do to find that yourself in 2019.

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Retrospective: our top stories of 2018

in Glocal/My Leipzig
top stories of 2018

2018 was an eventful year. Here we bring you the top 5 stories published by LeipGlo. They range from discrimination in Leipzig to the shameful Brexit.

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New Year: Leipzig party recommendations

in My Leipzig/What's on
New Year party ideas for Leipzig... Happy 2019!

“Whether you want to dance the night away in a fancy ballroom, bounce around a basement in Plagwitz to some hip hop, or just huddle in a square getting drunk and watching the fireworks, Leipzig has got you covered.”

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Getting Along in Germany: Privacy

in Leipzig tips/Opinion/Philosophies/Society
Germans' need for privacy can be frustrating for newcomers trying to make friends here. (Photo: public domain)
Germans' need for privacy can be frustrating for newcomers trying to make friends here. (Photo: public domain)

“Have you found it difficult to make friends with Germans? Do you feel like your neighbors are indifferent and standoffish? Do you worry that people here don’t seem to like you very much? Then let me introduce you to the German core value of privacy.”

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Cinema in the original on Christmas Day

in Movies/What's on
Want some fresh air and an alternative to Christmas TV? Go to the cinema! (Photo: public domain)
Want some fresh air and an alternative to Christmas TV? Go to the cinema! (Photo: public domain)

As an alternative to the living room and Christmas TV, you can go to the cinema in Leipzig today and watch an international film in its original glory – meaning not dubbed in German. This post includes showtimes, trailers, ratings, as well as plot and review blurbs, for the 6 movies listed under this category on December 25th.

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The life and work of “Snowflake Bentley”

in History/Philosophies
Essay: "The Snowflake Man of Vermont." (Creative Commons essay, public domain photo)
Essay: "The Snowflake Man of Vermont." (Creative Commons essay, public domain photo)

Vermont farmer Wilson Bentley, the first person to photograph and study the complexity of snow crystals, died 87 years ago today: “On the morning he was laid to rest… it began to snow, leaving a dusting over the burial ground.”

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