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Leipzig Events: Women’s Festival, May 30

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Starting at 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 30, dance performances, jazz, pop and hip-hop, a poetry slam and other attractions will take over Marktplatz for Leipziger Frauen Festival 2015. According to Stadt Leipzig, the event aims to publicly celebrate women's "sovereignty, individuality and joie de vivre. This festival sees itself as an impulse-giving cultural event:

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Leipzig Events: “Culinary construction site reading” at Leipzig north, May 16

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Intrigued by the title of this event-related post? Good. I'll explain: Maike Steuer is in the process of transforming the site at Georg-Schumann-Str. 206 into an "intercultural cafe by September." She invites you to come by Saturday, May 16, to check out the place, hang out, eat, chat and listen to some literature. Nice, cosy

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Leipzig Events: Meet three of our columnists at Sofa Stories, May 15

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What are you doing this Friday, May 15? Will you be in Leipzig? If you feel up to it, come 'round to Uptown Coffee Bar, Riemannstr. 44 (by Flowerpower off Karl Liebknecht Str.), at 5 p.m. Two of my fellow columnists - Stewart Tunnicliff (#MoviesAndTV) and Christijan Robert Broerse (#Literature) - and I will be

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Leipzig Events: Strassenfest goes West

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It's Straßenfest season here, it seems! After the Leipzig quarters of Reudnitz (east) and Südvorstadt (south) had their street festivals over the past few weekends, it's now the west side's turn. Georg-Schwarz-Straßenfest will take place along the street of the same name, which cuts from Leutzsch to the Lindenau area, all day Saturday, May 9.

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Dreaming up a new arts, culture, community and business hub for Leipzig, and looking for input

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Leipzig-based entrepreneur and IT professional Göran Nitsche has a lot to say about his cool idea of what to turn an abandoned building in town into, so I will let him explain it all to you, dear blog readers… An international and intercultural “FlatHub” for Leipzig: What could this be? – by Göran Nitsche Roughly

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Poniatowski open mic welcomes diverse languages and styles

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“Our Open Mic is an event that takes place at regular intervals at Leipzig venues. It gives everyone the chance to hit the stage – just tag along to read your poetry and stories or perform your music live. And of course you can perform other people’s work as well. “Come join us! “You will

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