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Overnight in a haunted house in Plagwitz

in Arts/My Leipzig/Philosophies
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    Photo: Dana Ersing / WestflĂĽgel

What do you get when you put a dagger, a creepy doll, a metronome and groups of strangers across cots in a big dark room?

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CafĂ© Oink: carving one’s cozy vegan nook

in Business/Food/Leipzig tips/My Leipzig

“When I came to Leipzig five years ago for university, I immediately fell in love with the city… in order not to have to leave in search of a ‘proper’ job after finishing my studies, I decided to take matters into my own hands; I dug out my old dream of starting a cafĂ©.”

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Leipzig: challenging vegan stereotypes

in Food/Leipzig tips/My Leipzig
Public domain photo.
Public domain photo.

“Instead of confining us to a select few, often undeniably tasty, but sometimes just too stereotypically healthy plant-based cafes and restaurants, Leipzig allows vegetarians and vegans to partake in the consumption of fast food in the SAME PLACES as our meat-eating counterparts.”

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“I make love through gritted teeth,” Part I

in Music/My Leipzig
Aliya Thon, © Stella Dohrmann
Aliya Thon, © Stella Dohrmann

“There is a curious weight of pure potential in situations like this.”

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Wundercurves: breaking tech’s glass ceiling

in Business/Leipzig tips
Cover shot: Friends and Wundercurves co-founders Tiffany La (left) and Christiane Seitz. (Photo: wundercurves.de)

Unlike most other local startups, Wundercurves’s team of about 15 is half female, including two of the founders. On top of that, they proudly wear their curves and have built their company mission around helping other women feel the same way.

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Following yonder star: Owl-Eye-Ring

in Concerts/Music
Owl-Eye-Ring. Credit: Joshua Reel
Owl-Eye-Ring. Credit: Joshua Reel

“The rocker without a band. The cellist in search of fun. The vocalist with all the stage. The sideman without a spotlight. Touring together to show their other sides.” Owl-Eye-Ring at Noch Besser Leben, 1 March. Read the interview and insights by Adam Carrington.

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