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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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Inter Leipzig: football meets integration

in My Leipzig/Sports
Inter football meets integration.
Inter football meets integration.

“The beautiful game cannot become a symbol of exclusion and a space for those seeking to define the nation based on racial lines – hence the importance of Inter Leipzig’s efforts.”

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UBI Theatre: Grassroots Butterflies

in My Leipzig/Theater
Blackmailing Butterflies UBI cast members. Photo © Zoe Classen
Blackmailing Butterflies UBI cast members. Photo © Zoe Classen

“That magic electricity the audience picks up on when performers are really in the zone – that was absent until the stronger and more experienced actors stepped up with big and brave performances that the whole group visibly took heart from.” – Review of UBI Theatre’s opening night performance of the musical comedy Blackmailing Butterflies.

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Distillery goes silver, but never grey

in DJ/History/Leipzig tips/My Leipzig
Stiil dancing 25 years later. Happy birthday Distillery! photo Stefan Leuschel

A look at Distillery’s humble beginnings and its future with Martin Driemel.

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Dresdner 59: Reudnitz’s multicultural hub

in Culture / Entertainment/My Leipzig/What's on
Community events mural outside Dresdner 59. (Photo: Ana Ribeiro)
Community events mural outside Dresdner 59. (Photo: Ana Ribeiro)

On 24 August, the community center at Leipzig East will spotlight Irish culture.

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Changing minds one hood at a time

in Arts/My Leipzig/What's on

What is art? Diana Wesser and Antje Rademacker take art out of the dusty old museum and brings it to the street in Leipzig. Saturday is your chance to discover Grünau through the eyes of locals.

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