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Two cities, one love

in Arts/Leipzig
Tale of two cities Facebook event cover photo

Touched by the story of a Mexican student she met at the Berlin Wall, a Chinese student in Leipzig decided to launch a project asking people to submit photos of Leipzig and other cities to be displayed side by side; the resulting exhibit, a melange of contrasts, conflict and peace from around the world, will debut at Uni Leipzig July 6th and run until the 12th.

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Special: 5 tips for effectively managing your blog

in Leipzig on the web
Digitally displayed artwork by Stewart Tunnicliff.

Our glocal MoviesAndTV columnist doubles as a web site developer and host using the Wordpress platform, is currently revamping his site, and wanted to share with our readers who may have or want to start their own site/blog some of what he’s learned along the way.

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Leipzig Events: Helping save the beloved Kohlgarten Cafe this Saturday

in Community
HELMUT! Cafe, formerly Kohlgarten Cafe. Photo provided by M. West-Davies.

A group of 30 people have all pitched in to save the Kohlgarten Cafe (Kohlgartenstr. 51), now called HELMUT!. They plan to organise various activities, including film nights, specialty lunches, exhibitions and parties. They are throwing a soli party Saturday around 11:30 p.m. at Feinkost (Karl-Liebknecht-Str. 36). Bring your dancing shoes and donations.

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Sachsen’s ugly side

in Community/Politics
Neo-nationalist protests in Freital, LVZ-Online

Leipzig is not just cool alternative events and venues and beautiful parks and lakes and not just a sense of community and solidarity, either; unfortunately, as our political columnist explores today, the problem of xenophobia in Leipzig and its region, perhaps most infamously in Dresden, has been tainting the news for a while, long before Pegida and Legida came along.

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Plagwitz: a kind of correspondence

in Cityscapes/Leipzig
Westwerk in Plagwitz photo by A. KLIUSHNYK

There is an old Jewish proverb I love: “We don’t see things as they are but as we are.”

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“Lost in Leipzig” with Dave Murphy

in Leipzig on the web/Lifestyle
Leipzig city center. Photo: Stefan Hopf
Leipzig city center. Photo: Stefan Hopf

Meet Dave Murphy, fellow Leipzig lover and founder of the English-language site Lost in Leipzig.

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