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Dear Prudence: Christ-miss

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Dear Prudence, The Season is upon us, ready or not. There are Christmas carols in every shop. Everyone has forgotten basic manners towards their fellow frantic last-minute shoppers. I’m not saying it’s the endless renditions of “We wish you a merry Christmas”, but I’m not saying it isn’t, either. However it may be, the excitement

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Shut up and write, Leipzig!

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I walk nervously into the bar of a hotel in the center of Leipzig, not knowing what to expect. Maybe I appear as someone on their first date. Looking nervously around the room, trying to catch someone’s eye, hoping they’re going to show up. But straight away, I see the cheery, welcoming sign “Shut Up

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MdbK: The Nightmare Predictor

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With its new exhibition, Albtraumvorhersager, the Leipzig Museum of Fine Arts (Museum der bildenden Künste, MdbK) is bridging the divide between Leipzig’s cultured elite and its disillusioned teenagers. MdbK director, Dr. Stefan Weppelmann, spoke to the press about their first collaborative exhibition with the Leipzig youth art project, greater form. It opened on Saturday, 29

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It’s July – like Tinder for families!

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It’s July is a family matchmaking platform that offers an innovative way to meet like-minded families. Cultivating new friendships and creating unique, shared experiences. Think Tinder for families meets Airbnb Experiences – this, in essence, is what they do. The platform uses an advanced artificial intelligence algorithm to match families based on age, number of

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Smile Cycle: distance for a difference

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  What impact does your life have on the quality of life of others? South African Daniël Meyer has pledged to cycle 3000 kilometers across Europe to raise money for a children’s charity. He has named his mission The Smile Cycle, and through crowdfunding, he is raising money for Operation Smile.  This organization provides surgical

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Book launch: The Poesie Book of Eva Goldberg

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The poesie book of Eva Goldberg traces the escape of the Goldberg family prior to the start of the Second World War. Their flight began in Görlitz and lead via the Netherlands and Great Britain to the USA. Eva Goldberg grew up in Görlitz and had a very happy childhood. She often traveled to Amsterdam

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