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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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Digital Yuppies: rebalance and reconnect

in Business/What's on

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

in Community/Glocal
Wedding photo of Gabriel at the Temple of Garni, Armenia. (Photo courtesy of Gabriel Armas-Cardona)
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
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)
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
Ana Beatriz Ribeiro

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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