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Ana Beatriz Ribeiro

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Ana Beatriz Ribeiro
A Global Studies doctoral degree holder and former newspaper reporter, avid eater, pseudo-philosopher and poet, occasion-propelled singer, semi-professional socializer, movie addict, Brazilian-American nomad. In this space, she will share some of her experiences and (mis)adventures regarding various topics, with special attention to social issues.

IfZ: hot club surprisingly down-to-earth

in Leipzig tips/Lifestyle/What's on
IfZ yard. (Photo: Justina Smile)
IfZ yard. (Photo: Justina Smile)

Or “how I learned to stop worrying about being underdressed and found the best Mojito in town in the bowels of an old market hall.”

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LeipGlo Job Fair 2: Coming in May 2019

in Business/Jobs/Leipzig tips/What's on
Look right here.
Look right here.

This time, we’re playing matchmakers for job-seekers and potential employers to meet one-on-one, and partnering up with Startup SAFARI Leipzig.

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Multimedia German learning with Chatterbug

in #TechTavern/Business
Shed the papers while remaining connected to the human aspect, and learning from anywhere. (Photo by Dmitry Ratushny on Unsplash)
Shed the papers while remaining connected to the human aspect, and learning from anywhere. (Photo by Dmitry Ratushny on Unsplash)

“What sets Chatterbug apart from other learning platforms I’ve tried is its very present and essential human aspect, while staying paperless.”

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Bolsonaro lurking in the shadows at Spinnerei

in Arts/Politics

“Walking into Spinnerei Leipzig’s Halle 12, I expected to see Bolsonaro’s effigy in all manners of artistic defacing. Instead, I only caught Bolsonaro’s silhouette, so to speak, lurking around the political art. Present, but not obvious, kind of like how artists protested during the Brazilian dictatorship in 1964-85.”

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Exit Stage Right: ETL’s daring cacophony of farewells

in Community/Reviews/Theater
The pursuit of brilliance and balance can take ages.
The pursuit of brilliance and balance can take ages.

A bit of tough love for the folks at English Theatre Leipzig.

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Councilman to request enquiry into Ausländerbehörde

in Leipzig/Politics/Society
A lawyer and councilman recently met with deputy mayor and immigration head at Leipzig City Hall.
A lawyer and councilman recently met with deputy mayor and immigration head at Leipzig City Hall.

Initial questions will include how many employees the Leipzig Foreigners’ Authority has and processing times for applications compared to other German cities. Further research would aim to assess the public officials’ level of intercultural and foreign language training.

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