July 2019 - Page 3

João Gilberto and his heavenly gift to the world

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João Gilberto – the inventor of the bossa nova – died on 6 July. He was a perfectionist with the gift of a perfect pitch, a musical genius. Here’s why his legacy should be remembered and cherished.

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Finding myself in Leipzig (without knowing I was lost)

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"Every day I woke up with a smile and a slight hangover in a bed with a frame that was completely broken."

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Take a stand against discrimination in Germany

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The ripples we create from where we are help strengthen the growing wave against discrimination around the world - combating the tide that threatens to sweep away our civil rights and ability to be our authentic selves. #unteilbar #CSD2019 #Leipzig

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Legendary Colin Hay plays Parkbühne

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"Do you come from the land down under?" Loudine Heunis got to chat a little with singer-songwriter Colin Hay from the band Men at Work, which came to international prominence in the 80s, ahead of his concert in Leipzig this Saturday.

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Happy Leipzig Pub Crawl: game on this Saturday

Tourist-geared brain meets local-geared spirit, over pints and games. Kicks off @ 8 PM this Saturday, @ Five Elements Hostel!

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Discovering ancient Egypt in Germany

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"The Roemer- und Pelizaeus-Museum in Hildesheim is not as big or famous as some others. However, it houses a good collection of well-organized and showcased Egyptian antiquities. These exhibits appeal to children and adults alike."

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