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Blinde Farben: “deep blues, warm ochres, vivid pinks”

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“It is in these places where we find the true spirit of creativity, where the magic happens and people from all walks of life gather to warm their souls and stare into the flames for a while.” Blinde Farben Exhibition, Tretjakow Gallery, Lindenau. Runs until 21 Dec.

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Mr. and Mrs. Love: post-show interview

in Reviews/Theater by
Actors Peter Seaton-Clark (Mr. Love) and Nicola Chapman (Adelaide). Photo by Dirk Brzoska.

“Both brilliantly portrayed, the characters quickly enthrall us with their personal stories and the saga that develops as they try to navigate their changing relationship. The [venue’s] intimacy and cosy atmosphere… lends the perfect setting to this dramatic story of love and deception that plays out in Edwardian London.” Get some personal insights from one of the stars here, and catch it this Friday or Saturday at Neues Schauspiel.

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Café Oink: carving one’s cozy vegan nook

in Business/Food/My Leipzig by

“When I came to Leipzig five years ago for university, I immediately fell in love with the city… in order not to have to leave in search of a ‘proper’ job after finishing my studies, I decided to take matters into my own hands; I dug out my old dream of starting a café.”

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Technology, children and good parenting

in #TechTavern/Glocal/Society by
Star Wars figures. (Photo: Daniel Cheung / unsplash)

“It’s pretty obvious that technology evolves, rather than going backwards. For this reason, it’s likely a bad idea to look at it as an enemy that should be defeated.”

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LeipGlo Job Fair: Your feedback is in!

in Business/Glocal/Jobs/Leipzig by
LeipGlo Job Fair on stage, after TK Startup Pitch Contest. Photo: Justina Smile Photography)

With about 600 visitors and 28 exhibiting companies, the very first LeipGlo Job Fair was able to bring local employers and global talent closer. Read more for lots of statistics and all the love, and tough love, of visitors and exhibitors. #BeABiggerDot

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Getting Along in Germany: Service

in Leipzig tips/Opinion/Philosophies/Society by
Getting Along series Volume 1: Service. Communications as if one person was playing checkers and the other frisbee. (Photo: public domain)

“It’s like trying to play frisbee with someone who is trying to play checkers.” In this series, Blossom Foster addresses key aspects of getting along in German culture, focusing on some pet peeves of expats as well as typical points of misunderstanding and frustration.

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