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February 2019

Afternoon with gourmet booze, stencil and skulls

in Business/Lifestyle

“They sold a wide variety of wares, while sharing a theme of craftiness and sustainability rather than mass production. From shoeshine to moonshine, fruity pestos to hand-decorated faux-eggs, coco-charcoal to recycled denim bags, gritty T-shirt art to luscious deli blocks and cuts.”

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Eine Zeugin Marsyas: Sophie von Stillfried

in Arts/Philosophies

Part 5 of our German series on local-based artists: “Sie häutet den Moment, sie seziert ihn, damit er vor unseren Augen von einer blauen Stunde auf Leinwand hin zu einem Fluss, einem Meer ausfließen kann, das Seele heißen mag. Hier geht sie vor Anker und entdeckt die Häute fremder Häfen.”

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Artist residence in Zentrum to give way to hotel

in Cityscapes/My Leipzig/Society
Von Frank Vincentz - Eigenes Werk, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=53385154
The Harmelin-Haus, Nikolaistraße 57/59, Leipzig. (Photo by Frank Vincentz - Eigenes Werk, CC BY-SA 3.0, Link)

“The best tourism year in [Leipzig’s] history” heralds the end of an era for Nikolaistraße 57.

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Together! The Grassi’s exhibit on communal living

in Arts/Reviews/What's on
Pöge Haus. (Photo: Esther Hoyer)
Pöge Haus. (Photo: Esther Hoyer)

“With the increasing demand for housing in big cities dictating property prices, and less space available for adequate housing, communal housing cooperatives offer a viable alternative to many families, as well as young or older people who can’t afford to – or choose not to – live alone.”

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Female Founders Series: Frau Stock from Smicies

in #TechTavern/Business/Food
Carola Antonia Stock (Smicies) is our featured interviewee. (Photo courtesy of C. A. Stock)
Carola Antonia Stock (Smicies) is our featured interviewee. (Photo courtesy of C. A. Stock)

We continue our series of Q&A’s highlighting female entrepreneurs. Today’s interview is with Carola Antonia Stock, co-founder of the local company Smicies, which aims to change the way we snack.

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Argentine and Brit grab Germany by the mouth

in Arts/Lifestyle/What's on
Red lips. Public domain photo.
Red lips. Public domain photo.

“We hear about unrealized dreams, development, inequality, immigrants, social benefits, Nazis – in bundles delivered from the border between East and West Germany, through the mouths of foreigners who wanted to intimately know what random Germans have to say, and absorb different sides of the spectrum of Germans’ perceptions, society and culture.” Mund Stück @ the Residenz

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