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Another Leipzig: New Leipzig, North Dakota

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We virtually travel to tiny New Leipzig, North Dakota. https://leipglo.com
New Leipzig, ND, main street. Photo from newleipzig.com.

Old links to our Leipzig on the other side of the world. But oh the beer…

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May 4: With 7 regular columnists and new layout, blog becomes #webzine

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Happy Labor Day! Today, on the 2-month anniversary of The Leipzig Glocal, I am proud to announce that we’re ready to take the next step on our Web publishing journey. I say “we” because this can only be done with the help of the people who will be contributing their talent to this blog on a regular basis, as of now. On Monday, May 4, we are turning the blog into a “webzine” – meaning more like an online-based magazine than a traditional blog.

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May 1-2: Spinnerei galleries in Leipzig open wide for springtime tour, 10th edition

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Leipzig city center. Photo: Stefan Hopf
Leipzig city center. Photo: Stefan Hopf

I highly recommend you taking part of your Labor Day weekend to visit Spinnerei in Plagwitz, the big old textile mill that has been turned into the most famous set of art galleries in Leipzig. It’s the 10th anniversary of the galleries’ spring open house or “go around” (“Rundgang”); so expect some extra special –…

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Dreaming up a new arts, culture, community and business hub for Leipzig, and looking for input

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Leipzig city center. Photo: Stefan Hopf
Leipzig city center. Photo: Stefan Hopf

Leipzig-based entrepreneur and IT professional Göran Nitsche has a lot to say about his cool idea of what to turn an abandoned building in town into, so I will let him explain it all to you, dear blog readers… An international and intercultural “FlatHub” for Leipzig: What could this be? – by Göran Nitsche Roughly…

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Trying to get the most out of Leipzig and Halle Museumsnacht April 25, when museums are open late with 321 attractions

in Arts/Events/Leipzig
Leipzig city center. Photo: Stefan Hopf
Leipzig city center. Photo: Stefan Hopf

Saturday, April 25, our ‘hoods become all lit up and abuzz with the wonder and mental stimulation of Museumsnacht. This means 86 museums, galleries and institutes in Leipzig and Halle will be open late, but not only that: Between 6 p.m. and 1 a.m., there will be special attractions at many of them, 321 events to…

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Saturday, April 18: “Karli quakes” in big Leipzig street festival

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Leipzig city center. Photo: Stefan Hopf
Leipzig city center. Photo: Stefan Hopf

I’m super hyped about this Saturday. Karl Liebknecht Straße, known to many as KarLi – the main street in the Südvorstadt district where I live and one of Leipzig’s major nightlife strips – is expected to “shake” all day long this time. From 10 a.m. until late this Saturday, April 18, local spots will open up their…

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