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Mario Schröder’s Swan Lake: mirror of us

in Culture / Entertainment/Dance/O & P Highlights
Swan Lake Premiere 06.05.2018 // Urania Lobo Garcia © Ida Zenna

Mario Schröder’s Swan Lake is pretty, dark and, most of all, real. Hurry. It’s sure to sell out.

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HGB: Art transcends borders in Leipzig

in Community/Leipzig/Refugees
The ATA's first class during the "get-to-know-you" week in 2016. (Photo: Johanna Terhechte)
The ATA's first class during the "get-to-know-you" week in 2016. (Photo: Johanna Terhechte)

In a program that encourages school-wide intercultural exchange, the Academy of Fine Arts in Leipzig welcomes refugee students for the second year in October, giving them the chance to resume their university careers in art and design.

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Alaa, more than the cat man of Aleppo

in Refugees/Society

Alaa not only cares for animals, but has his own ambulance and is constantly saving others in war-battered Aleppo.

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CSD Leipzig Pride 7,000 strong

in Events/My Leipzig

There’s nothing like dancing through the streets behind a truck pumping out beats, especially when it’s for something you believe in.

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No more racists: is that like whistling in the wind?

in Arts/Opinion
Chicago resident Emmett Till was visiting his grandparents in Mississippi when he was the victim of a racist murder.

Emmett Til, the face that launched the Civil Rights Movement.

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Volunteering at a refugee camp in Greece

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Working with refugee children in Greece changed Samantha’s life. Here’s her story, and how you can help her go back there.

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