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Slovenian gives Leipzig a Free Walking Tour

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Why not spend a couple pleasant hours walking around our tiny metropolis and hearing endearing historical anecdotes?

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Dresdner 59: Reudnitz’s multicultural hub

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Community events mural outside Dresdner 59. (Photo: Ana Ribeiro)
Community events mural outside Dresdner 59. (Photo: Ana Ribeiro)

On 24 August, the community center at Leipzig East will spotlight Irish culture.

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Notenspur: unlocking Leipzig’s musical treasures

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Following the Notenspur. (Photo: Andreas Schmidt, courtesy of Notenspur)
Following the Notenspur. (Photo: Andreas Schmidt, courtesy of Notenspur)

The beauty of the project is that it can be actively enjoyed, with not only the sight and intellectual senses being awakened, but with the possibility of hearing music samples at each location, or imagining the songbird in a Leipzig park which inspired one of Mahler’s melodies.

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Born again: tale of a blood cancer survivor

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A blood cancer patient shares the tale of the bone marrow transplant that saved her life. (Public domain photo)
A blood cancer patient shares the tale of the bone marrow transplant that saved her life. (Public domain photo)

Inside a young blood cancer patient’s thoughts, ordeal, and ultimate connection with a life-saving blood marrow donor. The AIAS student group tells us how we can help the cause in Leipzig, as well.

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Time and the old lady: Leipzig in 1999

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Cover shot: View of the tower of the Petri Church as seen from my bedroom window. (Photo: John Paul Kleiner)
Cover shot: View of the tower of the Petri Church as seen from my bedroom window. (Photo: John Paul Kleiner)

“The older generation here has survived to see virtually every aspect of the society and system they helped build be repudiated by their successors. It’s one thing to have your style of dress, taste in music, social mores, etc. rejected, quite another to witness the entirety of your previous way of life be deposited into the ‘dustbin of history.'”

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So you want to live in Leipzig?

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Leipzig Zentrum-Ost. (Photo: Marjon Borsboom)
Leipzig Zentrum-Ost. (Photo: Marjon Borsboom)

Marjon helps you think on practical terms if you decide to take the leap and land in LE.

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