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Cavafy: the lighthouse of Alexandria

in Poetry by
Old lighthouse. (Photo: public domain)

If you still haven’t had the chance to encounter C.P. Cavafy during your literary adventures, maybe you will be happy to let this lighthouse of Alexandria guide you through centuries of Greek history – and timeless insights into the human condition.

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Bridges of (Com)passion built in Leipzig

in Glocal/My Leipzig/Philosophies by
Bridge at Karl Heine Canal, Leipzig.

The kids’ own passions were ignited by inspiration in various literary and photographic genres, to form a fair, fresh, private philosophy of Leipzig oneness.

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Cocktail Open Mic: Come as you are

in Culture / Entertainment/My Leipzig by

Whether someone comes covered in glitter, tries to fit back in clothes from their Goth days in high school, or dresses to impress, we want everyone to bring their talent and come as they see themselves. On Friday, 8 June, at Baileo – with Leipzig Opera singers as headliners.

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MuKo: Mirko Mahr’s Alice im Wunderland

in Dance/Leipzig by
Alice im Wunderland Premiere 23.03.2018 // Alice (Patricia Klages), Ensemble. (Photo: Ida Zenna)

Tip for the whole family this long weekend: “Trink mich!” and follow the White Rabbit to Musikalische Komödie. #ballet #Leipzig

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Cocktail Open Mic Vol 2: Spring Devils

in Culture / Entertainment/What's on by
Shawn Segundo performs at LeipGlo's Cocktail Open Mic at Baileo, Leipzig, 2 February 2018. (Photo: Kate Hiller)

Shawn is the kind of person who, when you tell him the theme of your second open mic night will be “Spring Devils,” immediately replies that he’ll show up in devil horns and a tail. What are you up to on Friday the 13th (of April)? Come join us – gimmick or no gimmick!

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War in Ukraine: a tattoo on my ventricle

in Poetry/Politics by
Cover shot: Olena Zadorozhna. (Photo courtesy of O. Zadorozhna)

“I wanted to change the political situation with the infinitesimal fraction of my own participation, so I joined the Ukrainian volunteer movement. At the front line, I found friends and kindred spirits. My feelings for them poured into poetry.”

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