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Just how Bauhaus is your house?

in Cityscapes/History/My Leipzig
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BAUHAUS_SACHSEN Exhibit, GRASSI Museum. Photo: Esther Hoyer

Today you probably came into contact with at least one piece of Bauhaus. A brief history, examples and images from the legendary movement, whose 100th anniversary is being celebrated here in Leipzig with a GRASSI Museum exhibit.

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Poggenburg far-right demo in Leipzig a major flop

in Action/My Leipzig/Opinion/Politics
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“There is one detail Poggenburg seems to have either forgotten or wilfully ignored: Leipzig is a red and green island in the Saxonian sea of blue, and the people here are very proud of it.” A photojournalist at the scene gives us a play-by-play account.

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Meet the people teaching you to code in 3 months

in #TechTavern/Jobs/Leipzig
Code is not necessarily rocket science
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Come meet potential employer PRISMA and ask Code Camp Leipzig questions about their fast track to learning coding – a skill enabling you to use your creativity to positively impact your community, while putting cash in your pocket. Open house on 25 July.

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Reudnitz and Leipzig West gain package-free stores

in Business/Food/Leipzig tips/My Leipzig
Package-free store opens in Reudnitz
Photo: Locker und Lose

Environmentally savvy female entrepreneurs have respectively crowd-funded two new stores in Leipzig that seek to eliminate packaging, and one more is in the works, for a total of four in the city.

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Finding myself in Leipzig (without knowing I was lost)

in My Leipzig/Philosophies
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Leipzig city center. Photo by Dierk Gut, public domain.

“Every day I woke up with a smile and a slight hangover in a bed with a frame that was completely broken.”

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Take a stand against discrimination in Germany

in Community/Glocal/Opinion/Society
Fighting against discrimination
Their #WirSindMehr placard reads: "No place for Nazis." Chemnitz, 3 Sept 2018. (Photo: Patrick Bauer)

The ripples we create from where we are help strengthen the growing wave against discrimination around the world – combating the tide that threatens to sweep away our civil rights and ability to be our authentic selves. #unteilbar #CSD2019 #Leipzig

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