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Councilman to request enquiry into Ausländerbehörde

in Leipzig/Politics/Society
A lawyer and councilman recently met with deputy mayor and immigration head at Leipzig City Hall.
A lawyer and councilman recently met with deputy mayor and immigration head at Leipzig City Hall.

Initial questions will include how many employees the Leipzig Foreigners’ Authority has and processing times for applications compared to other German cities. Further research would aim to assess the public officials’ level of intercultural and foreign language training.

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African Connections: destination Congo

in Arts/Reviews/Society/What's on
Flag of Congo (DRC). Public domain photo
Flag of Congo (DRC). Public domain photo

“There is more to DRC than the poverty and war rhetoric that is dominant in ‘the West.’ And Leipzig offers us a beautiful lens into the land that gave us Lumumba.” @ Grassi Museum

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Rembrandt: sun in the firmament of art

in Arts/History

In 2019, the Netherlands honors its national treasure Rembrandt, 350 years after his death. What makes his art so great?

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Mario Schröder: Bach, tabla, Magnificat

in Dance/Reviews/What's on
Magnificat Premiere 09.02.2019 // Ravi Srinivasan (Indigo Masala), Leipziger Ballett © Ida Zenna

Leipziger Ballett’s Mario Schröder chose to offset Bach’s 18th century composition of the Canticle of Mary with classical Indian music that started in the same century. The two couldn’t be more different, producing conflicting bodily reactions. Both transport you.

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Exit Stage Right: new ETL play

in Theater/What's on
Monarch butterfly. (Public domain photo)
Monarch butterfly. (Public domain photo)

From utter misery to “the cumbersome struggle of a caterpillar during pupation, unaware of the transition into the great monarch butterfly it is suffering. A bittersweet tussle at the junction from one chapter of our lives to the next.” By English Theatre Leipzig. #Brexit #breakups

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LeipGlo is already 4 years old today

in LEIPGLO/Philosophies
Guinea pig steps off the wheel to celebrate... (Photo: Pixabay)
Guinea pig steps off the wheel to celebrate... (Photo: Pixabay)

“Four years gone by, and I couldn’t possibly tell you how many hours of work.” Your loyalty and exciting events tell us we might just be on the right track, though.

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