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Two cities, one love

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Touched by the story of a Mexican student she met at the Berlin Wall, a Chinese student in Leipzig decided to launch a project asking people to submit photos of Leipzig and other cities to be displayed side by side; the resulting exhibit, a melange of contrasts, conflict and peace from around the world, will

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Teaching Germans the Indian dances I grew up with (with video)

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Amrapali Zaveri describes a little bit of the experience of seven German women learning from her the "Dandiya" and "Garba" dance and performing it in Leipzig, as well as the cultural and historical background of the dances. You can catch them at the Leipzig Sommerfest und Trödelmarkt this Satuday.

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DDR: retrospective visit 50 years on

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In an exclusive article for The Leipzig Glocal, internationally renowned political geographer John Agnew speaks about his experience returning to Leipzig for the first time since 1968, including his impressions on the Zeitgeschichtliches Forum and reflections on the West vs. the East historically in Europe.

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I left Leipzig but Leipzig never left me

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Fellow journalist and blogger Débora Miranda describes how moving from Lisbon to Leipzig changed her life. Several years later, it has led her to write a book about her experiences as a European (and world) citizen since that very first step in 2006.

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Theater review – “The Mysterious Mr. Love”

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LeipGlo's favorite play staged locally will be back at Neues Schauspiel in December! Here's a review of the stellar performance we attended, during its first incarnation with Peter and Nicola under Tom Bailey's direction.

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Leipzig Events: Weeklong city festival celebrates 1000 years of Leipzig with different themes, parties, concerts, lectures; Plagwitz goes music-wild Saturday night

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There's so much happening in Leipzig these days, in terms of party and arts and culture, that it's difficult to keep track. One example is the "festival week" going on right now celebrating 1000 Years of Leipzig - the StadtFestTage - with a different theme everyday based on groups of people. Tuesday's theme is

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