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Innenwelten: die Malerei der Ellen Steger

in Arts/Philosophies

Part 8 of our German series by Nils Müller on local artists: “Sie zeigt uns dieses Volk bei seiner Freilassung. Das Volk, das es besser haben wollte und das es leid war, nur das Innere eines Käfigs ablaufen zu können und immer nur das gleiche zu fressen.”

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Vampire Bat: new anti-fascist hero launches in Leipzig

in Arts/Literature/Philosophies
Vampire Bat cover Christopher Sperandio
Vampire Bat cover by Christopher Sperandio

“Taking inspiration from abandoned buildings, a complex relationship with capitalism and the physical energy of the city, American artist Christopher Sperandio has found Leipzig to be the perfect city to launch his latest comic, Vampire Bat.”

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Pizza LAB under threat of being shut down

in Community/Food/Lifestyle
Pizza baking
Public domain photo

This Lindenau space is one enjoyed by people from all walks of life. In the three years it has been run as a social project, Pizza LAB has donated all of its profits to local community initiatives. Now, it finds itself in need of donations to survive.

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Pforte zum Wunderland: Linda Marwan

in Arts/Philosophies

Part 7 of our German series by Nils Müller, on local-based artists: “Dort, wo sich das Gras teilt, wo der Holunder zittert, wo der Löwenzahn in die Vielzahl geht, beginnen wir einzuschweben, in das Gebüsch, das zur Wolke wird, zum Rauch, zu Sternenbildern sogar.”

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Writers start up new groups in Leipzig

in Community/Leipzig tips/Literature
Writers unite
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“The Leipzig Writers’ Meetup group is a space for people who write anything – books, fiction, non-fiction, short stories, scripts – to exchange ideas, share feedback, motivate each other, find a writing buddy or buddies, and also just to chat.”

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Jewish Week Leipzig: a time to remember

in Culture / Entertainment/What's on
Jewish Week
Age is not an issue, when it comes to celebrating Jewish culture. Public domain photo

This week, Jewish people from all over the world with roots in Leipzig have been coming over to celebrate their culture and remember their past. Here are some event tips for whoever is interested in participating in Jüdische Woche in Leipzig.

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