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April 2019

Feeling all hyggeIigt in Copenhagen

in Culture / Entertainment/Travel
Image by manusama, public domain
Image by manusama, public domain

“I was spoken to more during my first moments in Copenhagen than in my first week in Leipzig. Be helpful to a stranger, period. Be kind to the person sitting across from you in public transit, period. It’s not a difficult behavior to participate in, I promise.”

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Meet the Candidates: Martin Grund (SPD)

in Leipzig/Politics
Meet the Leipzig Candidates: Martin Grund
Meet the Leipzig Candidates: Martin Grund

We kick off our series of interviews ahead of the 26 May elections with Martin Grund (SPD). The Plagwitz resident was the first Leipzig City Council candidate who reached out to us. Die Interviews werden in deutscher und englischer Sprache gemeinsam veröffentlicht.

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How much do you know about Easter?

in History/Philosophies
Pondering Easter? (Photo: Notre-Dame gargoyle, public domain)
Pondering Easter? (Photo: Notre-Dame gargoyle, public domain)

Jesus! So many dates, so little time – hard to keep them straight. This guide takes you from Carnival to Pentacost, passing through this Sunday, and tells you how it all fits together into one bigger picture.

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Uptown: espresso cup of Latino culture

in Culture / Entertainment/Leipzig tips/Lifestyle
Uptown Coffee Bar. Photo © Miguel Andrés Cornejo Guzmán

A Colombian visiting from Miami sings the praises of a cafe and bar that welcomes customers with open arms, all day long, and which is becoming a hub for Latinos and other internationals in Leipzig: Uptown Coffee Bar.

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Social media and the bridge back to ourselves

in #TechTavern/Society
Image by Jordy Meow
Image by Jordy Meow

“Lest we forget the lessons of our gadget-less childhoods. We didn’t need to peruse countless Pinterest accounts to spark creativity – it was already within us.”

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Zohar Fraiman: artist in blue at MdbK

in Arts

Leipzig’s MdbK continues to make bold statements, having hosted its first female-only exhibition.

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