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LIS students shine in gangster comedy

in Reviews/Theater
LIS cast taking a bow at Schaubühne Lindenfels. (Photo credit: Rebecca Markovitz, costume director and vocal coach for Bugsy Malone)
LIS cast taking a bow at Schaubühne Lindenfels. (Photo credit: Rebecca Markovitz, costume director and vocal coach for Bugsy Malone)

“You give a little love, and it all comes back to you.” Students and staff from Leipzig International School staged Bugsy Malone, a gangster comedy with an international twist, at Schaubühne Lindenfels – earning a rave review from our guest contributor.

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ACU: American uni opens campus in Leipzig

in Community/Events
ACU opens new campus in Leipzig )photo: (maeshele west-davies)

Despite the jet lag, there was excitement in the air for the new arrivals from Texas – and quite a few volunteer organizations on hand to tell them how they can help out in their new community.

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Rolling Homes: Less is truly more

in Business/Leipzig tips/My Leipzig

Students at Uni Leipzig are the future, and they are concerned with how we treat the planet. We joined them for a tour to look at one interesting way of reducing our carbon footprint.

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Born again: tale of a blood cancer survivor

in Action/Leipzig tips/My Leipzig
A blood cancer patient shares the tale of the bone marrow transplant that saved her life. (Public domain photo)
A blood cancer patient shares the tale of the bone marrow transplant that saved her life. (Public domain photo)

Inside a young blood cancer patient’s thoughts, ordeal, and ultimate connection with a life-saving blood marrow donor. The AIAS student group tells us how we can help the cause in Leipzig, as well.

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Teresa Bergman: longing for Leipzig still

in Music/My Leipzig/Philosophies
Teresa Bergman will perform in Leipzig, her favorite city in Germany, on 31 March. Photo: Tim Rochels
Teresa Bergman will perform in Leipzig, her favorite city in Germany, on 31 March. Photo: Tim Rochels

Singer Teresa Bergman, from New Zealand, tells us why Leipzig is “secretly [her] favourite city in Germany,” and invites us to come see her play at Horns Erben on 31 March.

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Exams: a series of small deaths and mental breakdowns

in Lifestyle/Philosophies
The nightmares, the "thousand deaths" before exams, and the pure relief and joy of being done with them. Photo: public domain
The nightmares, the "thousand deaths" before exams, and the pure relief and joy of being done with them. Photo: public domain

I had to convince myself to get up from under my comforters that successfully protected me from the deadly grips of linguistics monsters, throw some acceptable clothes on and hit the road.

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