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January 2019 - page 2

Open letter to Leipzig Mayor: problem hiring foreigners

in Business/My Leipzig/Society
Leipzig city center. (Photo: maeshelle west-davies)
Leipzig city center. (Photo: maeshelle west-davies)

“Years ago, we dismissed these experiences as isolated cases; however, we now have to admit that integrating qualified foreigners into the German labor market is undermined and sometimes even torpedoed by public authorities and lack of regulations.”

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Disney characters as English teaching assistants

in Leipzig tips/Society
Winnie the Pooh and friends. (Public domain photo)
Winnie the Pooh and friends. (Public domain photo)

Drawing upon the timeless appeal of Disney characters and their universe, inlingua Leipzig is combining real with digital teachers to reach a new generation of English learners.

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Musketeer releases the Kraken, plays in Leipzig

in Music/What's on
Musketeer returns to Leipzig. (Photo courtesy of Musketeer)
Musketeer returns to Leipzig. (Photo courtesy of Musketeer)

Two very lucky LeipGlo readers can win tickets to the Musketeer gig at Horns Erben by sharing this article on Facebook before 5 pm on Tuesday, 15 January.

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She BAM! Empowering women in the arts

in Arts
Photo: She BAM! Art
Photo: She BAM! Art

“Entering the space under construction at the time of my visit, I am greeted by Sarah Pschorn’s works like a cast of characters gathered on a stage.”

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A Kenyan’s search for Afro-German connections

in Glocal/My Leipzig/Opinion/Society
The lilac-breasted roller, national bird of Kenya.
The lilac-breasted roller, national bird of Kenya.

“I like to see this journey as a form of reverse voluntourism. Instead of waiting for the white saviour, I opted to ease the burden by learning how to be my own saviour. Simple reciprocity, really.” New column: Leipzig and “Africa in Germany” through the eyes of a Kenyan female PhD candidate.

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Urban dance: a weekend of wild style at Style Wild Weekender

in Dance/My Leipzig/Workshops
Photo courtesy of Style Wild's Facebook Page
Photo courtesy of Style Wild's Facebook Page

“It was such an awesome feeling to get to dance with people all day long, from all different backgrounds, all having different levels of experience, but all just having a good time dancing and laughing together.”

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