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Leipzig and Houston: through thick and thin

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We "heart" Houston sculpture. (Photo: public domain)
We "heart" Houston sculpture. (Photo: public domain)

People in Leipzig have been pitching in to help its sister city of Houston as it reels from Hurricane Harvey’s devastation, amid a partnership that has lasted over two decades.

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The day Leipzig met the Champions League

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Red Bull Arena. By Philipp - Flickr: Leipzig von oben: Zentralstadion, CC BY 2.0, Wikimedia Commons.
Red Bull Arena. By Philipp - Flickr: Leipzig von oben: Zentralstadion, CC BY 2.0, Wikimedia Commons.

“Champions League games are particularly peaceful affairs, as alcoholic beverages aren’t sold at the stadium. I didn’t tell my dad, and he drank his 0% beer in blissful ignorance.”

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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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