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Opinion: Karstadt and the other side of ā€œgentrificationā€

in Business/Opinion/Society
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Leipzig Karstadt shortly before it closed. (Photo: Maximilian Georg)

Could the demise of the Leipzig Karstadt have been avoided? And does it matter in the current market? A pragmatic view from one of our columnists.

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Lebanon to Leipzig: a friendship told through art

in Arts
Lebanon in Leipzig: Artist Mahmoud Dabdoub and doctor Marwan Nuwayhid in 2019
Artist Mahmoud Dabdoub and doctor Marwan Nuwayhid in 2019. Photo by Clementine Butler-Gallie

“Mahmoud and I are opposites; he is an artist, I am a doctor, he is a Muslim, I am an atheist, he is a refugee, I am not. We are friends beyond our categories, because of something much deeper.”

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JOBS FOR INTERNATIONAL PEOPLE

Public domain photo.
Public domain photo.

These are jobs for international people being advertised for Leipzig and region, as well as some companies and institutions hiring.Ā 

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Curated Monthly: Top September art picks for Leipzig

in Arts/Culture / Entertainment/Events/Stage/What's on
Offene Ateliers Leipzig XVII - Photo courtesy of Offene Ateliers Leipzig
Offene Ateliers Leipzig XVII - GYM Atelier of Julianne Csapo, Adam Noack, Nick Horter, Jana Martens and Tom Ackerman - Photo courtesy of Offene Ateliers Leipzig

Leipglo’s Top Art Picks for Leipzig in September: A curated monthly roundup of our favorite artistic events and dates in and around Leipzig

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Insights from working in gastronomy in Leipzig

in Food/My Leipzig/Philosophies
gastronomy
Photo by Life-Of-Pix on Pixabay

“I got my first job here on a whim, just to avoid the trouble of thoroughly looking for one I’d actually like.”

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Just how Bauhaus is your house?

in Cityscapes/History/My Leipzig
Bauhaus exhibit Grassi
BAUHAUS_SACHSEN Exhibit, GRASSI Museum. Photo: Esther Hoyer

Today you probably came into contact with at least one piece of Bauhaus. A brief history, examples and images from the legendary movement, whose 100th anniversary is being celebrated here in Leipzig with a GRASSI Museum exhibit.

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