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#GoingGlocal: “Thank you for your letter,” Part II

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Part II of this five-part series depicts the beginning of the accidental pen-pal relationship between Diana growing up in the GDR and a girl growing up in the Soviet Union - the pivot of the whole story. We welcome readers to share their transnational cultural experiences with us, as well.

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Excited Musketeer fan organises gig

"People, do you know the blend of happiness and surprise after trying out something completely new and seeing that something work out well immediately? This blog post is about a recent 'something' like that and at the same time about music, spontaneity, friends and one of my favourite venues in Leipzig."

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Leipzig Events: Free open-air movie and ice cream at Werk 2 tonight

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The whole shebang (a stop on the "Ben & Jerry's Movie Nights" tour) starts at 7 p.m. at Werk 2 in Connewitz. The movie showing itself begins when the sun goes down, around 10 p.m. And oh, the movie? (500) Days of Summer.

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#GoingGlocal: “Thank you for your letter,” Part I (COLUMN DEBUT)

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The idea in this new column is for people to share their transnational cultural experiences that shaped and changed them in some important way; the debut, running as a series for the next five weeks, features a Leipzig novelist's relationship with all things Russian growing up in the old Karl-Marx-Stadt, and the friendship she built

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Playing basketball with the Alabama Shakes

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What if you randomly got to hang out with your favorite band?

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Brecht play “Baal” simultaneously translated

The theater Schauspiel Leipzig (at Bosestraße 1) will present the play “Baal,” written and scored by Bertolt Brecht, simultaneously translated into English this Wednesday evening, July 8. The play is about a lecherous, murderous youth, and was reportedly written by Brecht when he was very young himself: 20 years old and student in Munich. It

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