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Amanda Palmer: a chat ahead of her Leipzig concert

in Concerts/Music/Philosophies
Amanda Palmer
“Amanda Fucking Palmer.” Photo credit: Allan Amato

“It’s such a refreshing, no-bullshit and non-corporate way of working: to have a trusting audience who supports you unconditionally… I wish only more women and artists outside the commercial system could learn to harness the same power.” – Amanda Palmer

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Crowdfunded scholarship honors Prof. Crister Garrett

in Community/Leipzig/Philosophies

Remembering how happy a scholarship in memory of his late father, also a professor, had made him, Prof. Garrett’s wife and daughters quickly found the path to honoring him beyond obituaries and flower wreaths. They would spread his legacy and generous spirit by helping the students of the future – starting with crowdfunding.

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Special: Can we help a Leipziger get a kick-ass coffee machine for her nascent cafe in seven days?

in Action/Community/Food/Start up

Leipziger Maike Steuer has only a week left to raise enough money to buy a quality espresso machine for her intercultural café under construction at Leipzig north. If you feel like helping out with some bucks or spreading the word, read this post for more information or go directly to http://www.visionbakery.com/bohnenbubi.

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