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December 2018 - page 3

Café Oink: carving one’s cozy vegan nook

in Business/Food/Leipzig tips/My Leipzig

“When I came to Leipzig five years ago for university, I immediately fell in love with the city… in order not to have to leave in search of a ‘proper’ job after finishing my studies, I decided to take matters into my own hands; I dug out my old dream of starting a café.”

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Technology, children and good parenting

in #TechTavern/Glocal/Society
Star Wars figures. (Photo: Daniel Cheung / unsplash)
Star Wars figures. (Photo: Daniel Cheung / unsplash)

“It’s pretty obvious that technology evolves, rather than going backwards. For this reason, it’s likely a bad idea to look at it as an enemy that should be defeated.”

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LeipGlo Job Fair: Your feedback is in!

in Business/Glocal/Jobs/LEIPGLO/Leipzig
LeipGlo Job Fair on stage, after TK Startup Pitch Contest. Photo: Justina Smile Photography)
LeipGlo Job Fair on stage, after TK Startup Pitch Contest. Photo: Justina Smile Photography)

With about 600 visitors and 28 exhibiting companies, the very first LeipGlo Job Fair was able to bring local employers and global talent closer. Read more for lots of statistics and all the love, and tough love, of visitors and exhibitors. #BeABiggerDot

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Warst Du Kind genug? Lena Inosemzewas Malerei

in Arts/Philosophies

Part 4 of our German series on local-based artists: “Lena Inosemzewa stellt uns Kindertage hinter verwischten Scheiben vor. Scheinbar ungewollte Flecken, Tupfen und Tropfen bilden hier eine Patina, ein Gegengewicht zur erinnerten Zeit.”

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Getting Along in Germany: Service

in Leipzig tips/Opinion/Philosophies/Society
Getting Along series Volume 1: Service. Communications as if one person was playing checkers and the other frisbee. (Photo: public domain)
Getting Along series Volume 1: Service. Communications as if one person was playing checkers and the other frisbee. (Photo: public domain)

“It’s like trying to play frisbee with someone who is trying to play checkers.” In this series, Blossom Foster addresses key aspects of getting along in German culture, focusing on some pet peeves of internationals as well as typical points of misunderstanding and frustration.

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“Like Thomas to Mendelssohn’s Wedding March”

in LEIPGLO/Literature/Poetry
Germanophile poetry cover. Public domain photo

Leipzig elements woven into a tapestry pattern of a Germanophile literary reader – a maze of well-combined imagery.

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