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January 2019

Venezuelans have rejected Maduro, even in Leipzig

in Opinion/Politics
Venezuelans protesting against Maduro. (Photo: Elsy Oviedo)
Venezuelans protesting against Maduro. (Photo: Elsy Oviedo)

The walls are closing in on Maduro from almost all sides. Perspective from a Leipzig-based Venezuelan political scientist.

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Developing my standup comedy skills at Open Mic

in Culture / Entertainment/LEIPGLO/What's on

Or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Improv

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Serving music from a different perspective

in Music/My Leipzig
Barbara Venetikidou, Orchestra Manager of the Saxon Wind Philharmonic, talks about her changing but continuous relationship with music. (Photo: Dan Safier)
Barbara Venetikidou, Orchestra Manager of the Saxon Wind Philharmonic, talks about her changing but continuous relationship with music. (Photo: Dan Safier)

“I was blessed with two very good jobs, which paid my rent and gave me a decent life again. [But] realizing that this was what my life was going to be, I totally freaked out and started thinking what I could do that could be even more creative than making music.”

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Changes to The Leipzig Glocal website

in Community/LEIPGLO/Start up
LeipGlo makes changes periodically to improve for you - and for us too!
LeipGlo makes changes periodically to improve for you - and for us too!

We look a bit different now. Let us know if you dig it.

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Dr. Amorous: long-distance relationship?

in Dating
Anyone who's had a long-distance relationships knows, keeping it afloat is tricky business...
Anyone who's had a long-distance relationships knows, keeping it afloat is tricky business...

“I have seen couples survive two or three years apart, and I have seen couples crash and burn after only a few months. So let’s think about what makes the difference.”

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Riding the red dragon: German startups in Shanghai

in #TechTavern/Glocal/Start up
DC-Hub sends German startups to Shanghai, China, to gain Chinese expertise in one of the world's main startup hotspots, with China itself being in Top 10.
DC-Hub sends German startups to Shanghai, to gain Chinese expertise in one of the world's main startup hotspots.

Germany is sending startup founders to Shanghai four weeks at a time, to learn Chinese business culture and approaches to innovation and versatility. The DC-Hub accelerator program is developed between Shanghai and Leipzig, with Basislager Coworking as local partner.

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