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March 2019

Cows, Schnapps and Lederhosen

in Lifestyle/Society/Travel
Cows decorated for Viehscheid. Image by BBPhotodesign on Pixabay
Cows decorated for Viehscheid

“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

in #TechTavern/Business
Shed the papers while remaining connected to the human aspect, and learning from anywhere. (Photo by Dmitry Ratushny on Unsplash)
Shed the papers while remaining connected to the human aspect, and learning from anywhere. (Photo by Dmitry Ratushny on Unsplash)

“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!

in Dance/What's on
Iggy Lond Malmborg, Physics and Phantasma. (Photo: Renee Altrov)
Iggy Lond Malmborg, Physics and Phantasma. (Photo: Renee Altrov)

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

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Lithuanian taxidermy film travels across Europe

in Movies/Philosophies/Reviews
Photo by WATARI on Unsplash.
Photo by WATARI on Unsplash.

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

in Arts/Politics

“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

in Events/Fairs/Literature/What's on
Leipzig Book Fair. From Leipziger-Buchmesse.de
Leipzig Book Fair. From Leipziger-Buchmesse.de

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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