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Digital Yuppies: rebalance and reconnect

in Business/What's on by

Amid a jungle of terabytes and elevator pitches, when we actually meet up outside messenger windows, we often seem to forget to talk to each other rather than at each other. The antidote is back in Leipzig on 18 June. #Digital Yuppies

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Finding home with the Armenian community

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Wedding photo of Gabriel at the Temple of Garni, Armenia. (Photo courtesy of Gabriel Armas-Cardona)

Moving to Germany the middle of last year was a shock, even as an American who has lived abroad for a while. So when our guest author arrived, he reached out to a community he could connect to: the Armenians. Read his interview with the head of the community in Leipzig, and find out more about its roots and local activities.

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Roll East: within the wheel of one year

in Philosophies/Travel by
An artist decided to go on a yearlong pilgrimage to his homeland of Iran by rolling a gymnastics wheel, encountering much solidarity along the way. (Photo: public domain)

Rolling a gymnastics wheel, which he uses for his performances, Sadatolhosseini traveled on foot from Aachen (Germany) to Tehran (Iran), asking strangers for a place to spend the night. Most people were ready to oblige.

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Meet the Editor-in-Chief Ana Beatriz Ribeiro

in Events/My Leipzig by

Come to hear Ana Ribeiro speak about LeipGlo. Come see the work of Max Pommer. Come to further Interculturalism in Leipzig.

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Got Game: Jason, the newest Lion import

in My Leipzig/Sports by
Jason South is a Canadian import for the Leipzig Lions. (Photo: André Bandermann)

Jason South, a Canadian, offers us insights into how he landed in American football and in Leipzig with German and foreign players, and how to be recruited to play abroad.

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Heartfelt poetry for the Ausländeramt

in Glocal/Poetry by

Behind foggy glasses they ask me if I want to bleib (stay) here for immer (always) / Immer is such a long dirty word

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