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Ana Beatriz Ribeiro
An aspiring social scientist and former newspaper reporter, an avid eater, a pseudo-philosopher and poet, an occasion-propelled singer, a semi-professional socializer, a movie addict, a Brazilian-American nomad. In this space, she will share some of her experiences and (mis)adventures regarding various topics, but with special attention to travel, entertainment and lifestyle.

Bandersnatch: Who’s really in control?

in Movies/Reviews
"Bandersnatch" follows the trend of its dystopian parent series, "Black Mirror," and the minds behind it.
"Bandersnatch" follows the trend of its dystopian parent series, "Black Mirror," and the minds behind it.

“Besides dealing with parallel universes and time travel, and convincingly looking and sounding like the year 1984, this new Netflix release puts control over the protagonist’s lives in our hands, as the audience. Or does it?”

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Cinema in the original on Christmas Day

in Movies/What's on
Want some fresh air and an alternative to Christmas TV? Go to the cinema! (Photo: public domain)
Want some fresh air and an alternative to Christmas TV? Go to the cinema! (Photo: public domain)

As an alternative to the living room and Christmas TV, you can go to the cinema in Leipzig today and watch an international film in its original glory – meaning not dubbed in German. This post includes showtimes, trailers, ratings, as well as plot and review blurbs, for the 6 movies listed under this category on December 25th.

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Christmas trivia at Weihnachtsmarkt

in Culture / Entertainment/My Leipzig
Why not source material from a Christmas-themed walking tour and then organize a trivia evening with your friends or family this holiday season? (Photo: Ana Ribeiro)
Why not source material from a Christmas-themed walking tour and then organize a trivia evening with your friends or family this holiday season? (Photo: Ana Ribeiro)

For this Tuesday evening tour along the main strips of the Leipzig Christmas Market, the people from Free Walking Tour Leipzig promise to answer “everything you wanted to know about Christmas but were afraid to ask.”

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Female Founders Series: Marilu Valente

in #TechTavern/Business/Society
Marilu Valente opens our Female Founders Series. (Photo courtesy of Marilu Valente)
Marilu Valente opens our Female Founders Series. (Photo courtesy of Marilu Valente)

In our small corner of the world, where the gap between the number of men and women leading businesses is also painfully evident, LeipGlo is doing its own interviews to highlight female founders, their wins and struggles. We start with Leipzig-based eco-design entrepreneur Marilu Valente.

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LeipGlo Job Fair at WERK 2: the full program

in Business/Fairs/LeipList/What's on
WERK 2 hosts many types of events, from fashion and art shows like City Crash (pictured here in 2015) to TEDx talks the past few years, to a Christmas market, concerts and dance parties. This is the first job fair they host, though. (Photo: Stefan Hopf)
WERK 2 hosts many types of events, from fashion and art shows like City Crash (pictured here in 2015) to TEDx talks the past few years, to a Christmas market, concerts and dance parties. This is the first job fair they host, though. (Photo: Stefan Hopf)

A speaker hailing from Silicon Valley, and now with 2bAHEAD Ventures, is among the highlights of the Leipzig Glocal Job Fair stage program. This Tuesday, 13 Nov, at WERK 2. Have a look at this article for the latest information. See you there!

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LeipGlo Job Fair: stars, cars and startups

in Business/Fairs/LeipList/What's on
LeipGlo Job Fair has established & rising business stars. A rep from a big car-maker & other well-connected entrepreneurs as pitch judges. Non-profits, too.
LeipGlo Job Fair has established & rising business stars. A rep from a big car-maker & other well-connected entrepreneurs as pitch judges. Non-profits, too.

All registered for our job fair next Tuesday (https://bit.ly/2MMf9RX)? Now here’s the program we’ve put together for you – as in exciting stuff happening on the stage, rather than just a small (inhabited) sea of tables and chairs leading to the bar. 

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