March 2019

Cows, Schnapps and Lederhosen

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"As a second generation Canadian, returning to the country of my grandfather is filled with meaning and realization. At some point I plan on visiting the Bavarian town of Kulmbach, where he originates from, but I never expected Bavaria to visit me first."

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Multimedia German learning with Chatterbug

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"What sets Chatterbug apart from other learning platforms I've tried is its very present and essential human aspect, while staying paperless."

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Lofft Das Theater is OPEN! NOW!

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More won't mean less for the new LOFFT Das Theater at Spinnerei.

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Lithuanian taxidermy film travels across Europe

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A Leipzig-based Lithuanian viewer ponders the film: "[Animus Animalis] was very powerful and had a great variety of natural beauty in it. But some of its parts were truly irksome to watch or even think about."

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Bolsonaro lurking in the shadows at Spinnerei

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"Walking into Spinnerei Leipzig's Halle 12, I expected to see Bolsonaro's effigy in all manners of artistic defacing. Instead, I only caught Bolsonaro's silhouette, so to speak, lurking around the political art. Present, but not obvious, kind of like how artists protested during the Brazilian dictatorship in 1964-85."

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Leipzig Book Fair inspires book fever

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Better to have one book in your hand as well as many flying around in your head. If you like cosplay, this is also the week for you.

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