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Serving music from a different perspective

in Music/My Leipzig
Barbara Venetikidou, Orchestra Manager of the Saxon Wind Philharmonic, talks about her changing but continuous relationship with music. (Photo: Dan Safier)
Barbara Venetikidou, Orchestra Manager of the Saxon Wind Philharmonic, talks about her changing but continuous relationship with music. (Photo: Dan Safier)

“I was blessed with two very good jobs, which paid my rent and gave me a decent life again. [But] realizing that this was what my life was going to be, I totally freaked out and started thinking what I could do that could be even more creative than making music.”

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Open letter to Leipzig Mayor: problem hiring foreigners

in Business/My Leipzig/Society
Leipzig city center. (Photo: maeshelle west-davies)
Leipzig city center. (Photo: maeshelle west-davies)

“Years ago, we dismissed these experiences as isolated cases; however, we now have to admit that integrating qualified foreigners into the German labor market is undermined and sometimes even torpedoed by public authorities and lack of regulations.”

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A Kenyan’s search for Afro-German connections

in Glocal/My Leipzig/Opinion/Society
The lilac-breasted roller, national bird of Kenya.
The lilac-breasted roller, national bird of Kenya.

“I like to see this journey as a form of reverse voluntourism. Instead of waiting for the white saviour, I opted to ease the burden by learning how to be my own saviour. Simple reciprocity, really.” New column: Leipzig and “Africa in Germany” through the eyes of a Kenyan female PhD candidate.

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Retrospective: our top stories of 2018

in Glocal/My Leipzig
top stories of 2018

2018 was an eventful year. Here we bring you the top 5 stories published by LeipGlo. They range from discrimination in Leipzig to the shameful Brexit.

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New Year: Leipzig party recommendations

in My Leipzig/What's on
New Year party ideas for Leipzig... Happy 2019!

“Whether you want to dance the night away in a fancy ballroom, bounce around a basement in Plagwitz to some hip hop, or just huddle in a square getting drunk and watching the fireworks, Leipzig has got you covered.”

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In good company: PR to patient support

in Business/Jobs/LeipList
"Want to be a bigger dor?" (Postcard designed by Patrick Bauer for Leipzig Glocal Job Fair)
"Want to be a bigger dor?" (Postcard designed by Patrick Bauer for Leipzig Glocal Job Fair)

The Leipzig Glocal Job Fair happens in just 4 days, featuring more than 20 potential employers. Prepare to meet our exhibitors by reading up on them. Here we give you Part IV (the last one) of our Q&A’s: DIPAT, PRISMA, Get-a-Mint, and MyNEWSdesk.

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