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The Leipzig Connection – Zagreb Biennial exhibition of master painters

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Bird's Eye View of Home of Croatian Association of Visual Artists
Home of Croatian Association of Artists in Zagreb, Croatia. Photo courtesy of Juraj Vuglač

Zagreb’s “Leipzig Connection” covers artworks from the 1960s, including insights into material that influenced the Leipzig School, up to a representation of the New Leipzig School: the post-communist generations of painters trained by the earlier masters.

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Spreadshirt: global mind, local heart

in Business/Jobs/Leipzig
Spreadshirt employees
Employees in Spreadshirt's Leipzig office. Photo © Spreadshirt

Head of recruiting attributes job fair exhibitor Spreadshirt’s success especially to its diversity – 33 nationalities at its Leipzig headquarters, with English (rather than German) as the working language.

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Teenagers chain themselves to Leipzig City Hall

in Action/Community/Politics
Teenagers with Extinction Rebellion Youth chain themselves to Leipzig City Hall
Teenagers from Extinction Rebellion Youth locked themselves to Leipzig City Hall gate demanding a response from politicians. (Photo: Ana Ribeiro / LeipGlo)

LeipGlo went to the scene and got the scoop on the first demonstration by Extinction Rebellion Youth in Leipzig and Germany.

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The dubious delights of online dating in Leipzig

in Dating/Leipzig tips/My Leipzig
Online dating - and offline - can be quite tricky, especially in a new country. But our columnist is not about to lose hope.
Online dating, public domain photo

“Send over all your best eligible males, Leipzigers! I have a good feeling that in this lovely city, I might just find my half.”

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Argentine and Brit grab Germany by the mouth

in Arts/Lifestyle/What's on
Red lips. Public domain photo.
Red lips. Public domain photo.

“We hear about unrealized dreams, development, inequality, immigrants, social benefits, Nazis – in bundles delivered from the border between East and West Germany, through the mouths of foreigners who wanted to intimately know what random Germans have to say, and absorb different sides of the spectrum of Germans’ perceptions, society and culture.” Mund Stück @ the Residenz

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United Nations of Chungking Mansions

in Glocal/Society/Travel
Chungking Mansions life. (Photo © Mariusz Bogacki)
Chungking Mansions life. (Photo © Mariusz Bogacki)

“Today, the Hong Kong building’s inhabitants and visitors vary from budget travelers to tourists; businessmen to traders; sex workers to drug dealers; asylum seekers to economic migrants; charity workers to ordinary punters.”

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