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Yoko Ono in Leipzig: Peace is Power

in Arts/Society/What's on
Yoko Ono retrospective, Peace is Power at MdbK. (Photo: maeshelle west-davies)
Yoko Ono retrospective, Peace is Power at MdbK. (Photo: maeshelle west-davies)

“The retrospective is definitely worth experiencing. When I was there on a weekday recently, I saw people interacting. Teens were gluing together broken tea cups and saucers and excitedly stamping peace on parts of maps. Preteens were asking questions. Adults of all ages were enthralled.”

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“How long have you been a daughter?”

in LEIPGLO/Poetry
"How long have you been a daughter?" - Poetry. Public domain photo

how long have you been a figure in the ledger of life / put a scanner to your face, read the barcode of time / thirty-three or three, according to the new chronology

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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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Deep emotions with (dubbed) “Dunkirk”

in History/Movies/Reviews
Soldiers from the British Expeditionary Force fire at low flying German aircraft during the Dunkirk evacuation. (Photo: public domain)
Soldiers from the British Expeditionary Force fire at low flying German aircraft during the Dunkirk evacuation. (Photo: public domain)

“I’m a Brit, so watching the movie in Leipzig was a disturbing experience.”

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Two cities, one love

in Arts/Leipzig
Tale of two cities Facebook event cover photo

Touched by the story of a Mexican student she met at the Berlin Wall, a Chinese student in Leipzig decided to launch a project asking people to submit photos of Leipzig and other cities to be displayed side by side; the resulting exhibit, a melange of contrasts, conflict and peace from around the world, will debut at Uni Leipzig July 6th and run until the 12th.

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