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Of cabbages and kinks: a candid talk

in Culture / Entertainment/Lifestyle/What's on by
Odi Et Amo organizers want to normalize fetish parties in Leipzig. LeipGlo talks to them about their efforts. (Photo: public domain)

LeipGlo caught up with the organizers of Odi Et Amo and talked about the challenges of having a kink in “polite society” and trying to normalize the scene in Leipzig.

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Finding home with the Armenian community

in Community/Glocal by
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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Book Fair: around the world in four days

in Literature/What's on by
Spring time, Book Fair Time, when the city becomes the literary globe in miniature. No planes, no ships needed – the world cruise can be undertaken in four days, on foot, by bike, by tram.

“Returning cranes traverse the bleak skies with molecules of south rainbow on their wings – and new stories of their travels.” Novelist Svetlana Lavockina shares her itinerary for the Leipziger Buchmesse.

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MdbK through the eyes of museum-goers

in Arts/Community/What's on by
Rita Wallace next to "Hot Spot III," a piece by Mona Hatoum featured in the exhibition Displacements at MdbK. (Photo courtesy of R. Wallace)

Get fresh perspectives on contemporary art from a student, a pensioner, a city guide, a media person, a language teacher, a translator, and a guy with amazing insights into history and philosophy. The next “Newcomer” guided tours are this Sunday at the Leipzig Museum of Fine Arts (the one in English is at 4 pm).

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Meet Sara & the Finnish himmeli

in Arts/What's on/Workshops by
The Finnish craft of himmeli.

Himmelis are epitomized by centuries of cultural heritage and the painstaking accuracy that goes into making them. Learn more about this Finnish craft with meditative magic, and how you can learn to do it yourself in Leipzig.

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Local business built on hiring internationals

in Business/Jobs/Leipzig by
Scott Galvão (left), Anja Galvão and Eduard Gerristen, founders and heads of InterCultural Elements, in Stötteritz. (Photo: Sonia Blade, www.soniablade.com)

InterCultural Elements owes a lot of its success to its diversity. The more nationalities represented among its staff, the better for business.

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