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A conversation about history and memory

in History/Philosophies
History - Victorian living room
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“The past can only enter our present through memories. Yet, what is officially remembered and how it is remembered is shaped by politics.”

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Defying boundaries between gig and club

in Concerts/Leipzig/Music
"Off the Grid" - 9 Nov 2018, Leipzig

“The gig and club scenes are two separate worlds that rarely collide, and yet they create the same orgiastic escape designed to satisfy the very core of the human condition: the deep desire to express, unite and belong.” Get to know the new club mjut at Leipzig East during “Off the Grid,” 9 Nov.

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Annihilate Collective reloads music “Trip”

in Music/My Leipzig

“The [captivating audio-visual] event will stretch over four floors. So&So would have been ideal for this and the same goes for the new venue we have chosen. We will – amongst other things – support So&So with a cocktail bar and hope to raise the much needed donations to keep the project going.”

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The treasures of Leipzig’s small book shops

in Business/Leipzig tips/Literature/My Leipzig

Any book you want, and with a smile.

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The magic in Britain’s drizzly bonfire season

in Culture / Entertainment/Travel
Boy at bonfire. Public domain photo.
Boy at bonfire. Public domain photo.

As these long nights roll in across the south coast, we hit back with a unique tradition that dregs up some of the dark, dirty and rebellious bits of English culture.

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Día de Muertos: a Mexican tradition

in History/Philosophies
día de muertos

Día de Muertos dates back to pre-Hispanic Mexico.

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