July 2019 - Page 2

Poggenburg far-right demo in Leipzig a major flop

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"There is one detail Poggenburg seems to have either forgotten or wilfully ignored: Leipzig is a red and green island in the Saxonian sea of blue, and the people here are very proud of it." A photojournalist at the scene gives us a play-by-play account.

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Meet the people teaching you to code in 3 months

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Come meet potential employer PRISMA and ask Code Camp Leipzig questions about their fast track to learning coding - a skill enabling you to use your creativity to positively impact your community, while putting cash in your pocket. Open house on 25 July.

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A conversation about history and memory

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"The past can only enter our present through memories. Yet, what is officially remembered and how it is remembered is shaped by politics."

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Literary Parlor: interview with poet Patricia Murphy

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In this column, we invite international award-winning authors for a virtual cup of tea, coffee or whisky, to unveil some of their art and craft secrets. We begin with Patricia Colleen Murphy, winner of the 2019 Press 53 Award for Poetry.

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Reudnitz and Leipzig West gain package-free stores

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Environmentally savvy female entrepreneurs have respectively crowd-funded two new stores in Leipzig that seek to eliminate packaging, and one more is in the works, for a total of four in the city.

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Panorama and Monos, South American critics’ darling

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Alejandro Landes's new fever-dream film, "Monos," has critics raving about its deft mix of "Lord of the Flies," "Apocalypse Now" and contemporary socio-political climate.

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