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December 2018 - page 2

Carmen review: “opera as it should be”

in Opera/What's on

“If you donÔÇÖt usually go to the opera and want to give it a try, go and see Carmen in Leipzig [for] what ‘opera’ ÔÇô that peculiar mix of literature, theatre and music┬áÔÇô can and should accomplish. However, if youÔÇÖre an expert, whether or not you’ll appreciate the show will, as illustrated by the criticsÔÇÖ contradicting each other, depend on your personal taste.”

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New YearÔÇÖs resolution: finding a new job

in Business/Jobs/Leipzig/Leipzig tips
Finding a new job or career could be within your reach as the new year comes.
Finding a new job or career could be within your reach as the new year comes.

Being in a crappy employment situation can easily deteriorate your health. If that’s your case, finding a new job ought to be your New Year’s resolution. If you happen to be a STEM professional, this article is especially relevant for you, on how to land the right job without having to move from the Leipzig area.

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Blinde Farben: “deep blues, warm ochres, vivid pinks”

in Arts/Philosophies

“It is in these places where we find the true spirit of creativity, where the magic happens and people from all walks of life gather to warm their souls and stare into the flames for a while.” Blinde Farben Exhibition, Tretjakow Gallery, Lindenau.┬áRuns until 21 Dec.

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Christmas trivia at Weihnachtsmarkt

in Culture / Entertainment/My Leipzig
Why not source material from a Christmas-themed walking tour and then organize a trivia evening with your friends or family this holiday season? (Photo: Ana Ribeiro)
Why not source material from a Christmas-themed walking tour and then organize a trivia evening with your friends or family this holiday season? (Photo: Ana Ribeiro)

For this Tuesday evening tour along the main strips of the Leipzig Christmas Market, the people from Free Walking Tour Leipzig promise to answer “everything you wanted to know about Christmas but were afraid to ask.”

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Dr. Amorous: tackling dick problems

in Dating/Philosophies
"There is nothing wrong with me medically, but I have problems getting and keeping an erection." (Photo: public domain)
"There is nothing wrong with me medically, but I have problems getting and keeping an erection." (Photo: public domain)

Some practical tips to get you back up in your life between the sheets, or spice it up. (So many puns, so little time.)

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Mr. and Mrs. Love: post-show interview

in Reviews/Theater
Actors Peter Seaton-Clark (Mr. Love) and Nicola Chapman (Adelaide). Photo by Dirk Brzoska.
Actors Peter Seaton-Clark (Mr. Love) and Nicola Chapman (Adelaide). Photo by Dirk Brzoska.

“Both brilliantly portrayed, the characters quickly enthrall us with their personal stories and the saga that develops as they try to navigate their changing relationship. The [venue’s] intimacy and cosy atmosphere… lends the perfect setting to this dramatic story of love and deception that plays out in Edwardian London.” Get some personal insights from one of the stars here, and catch it this Friday or Saturday at Neues Schauspiel.

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