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Leipzig: challenging vegan stereotypes

in Food/Leipzig tips/My Leipzig
Public domain photo.
Public domain photo.

“Instead of confining us to a select few, often undeniably tasty, but sometimes just too stereotypically healthy plant-based cafes and restaurants, Leipzig allows vegetarians and vegans to partake in the consumption of fast food in the SAME PLACES as our meat-eating counterparts.”

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Camera: noise against the system

in Music/What's on
The guys from Camera. (Photo credit: Ford Transit Camera)
The guys from Camera. (Photo credit: Ford Transit Camera)

Camera have made a name for themselves playing spontaneous concerts on the streets of Berlin, with some having dubbed these DIY performances “guerilla concerts.” They’re coming to UT Connewitz on 4 March. To get to know them a bit, read this interview.

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Capturing Torpus & The Art Directors

in Concerts/Music

Hamburg quintet Torpus & The Art Directors gave a “very musically rich” performance at Leipzig’s WERK 2 earlier this month, and Erik Braga was there to listen, photograph and write.

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Refugees Welcome: help restore CNWTZ

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

You can help fight back with love.

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A spontaneous night out in Connewitz

in Culture / Entertainment/Leipzig/Music/Party
The inside of UT Connewitz before the detektor.fm concert Saturday night. Photo by A. Ribeiro.

Listening to Roosevelt go through their set, drinking up their beats and loops and the atmosphere, I thought of hits I very much enjoy by Daft Punk, The Temper Trap and 2000s Depeche Mode, and also specifically the Alex Adair remix of Jessie Ware’s “Say You Love Me,” which I obsessively listened to for a few days after a dear friend showed it to me.

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Leipzig Events: Free open-air movie and ice cream at Werk 2 tonight

in Arts/Culture / Entertainment
Leipzig city center. Photo: Stefan Hopf
Leipzig city center. Photo: Stefan Hopf

The whole shebang (a stop on the “Ben & Jerry’s Movie Nights” tour) starts at 7 p.m. at Werk 2 in Connewitz. The movie showing itself begins when the sun goes down, around 10 p.m. And oh, the movie? (500) Days of Summer.

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