Monday, July 28, 2014

NEWS

100 years ago: Commemorating the start of World War I

Days after the heir presumptive to the Austro-Hungarian throne, Archduke Franz Ferdinand... 


Stunning Rescue from Germany’s Deepest Cave

An experience cave researcher and his team of two had gone into the Riesending cave... 


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FEATURED EVENTS

WI: Thousands Celebrate at German Fest in Milwaukee

Dubbed “Milwaukee’s Original HAUS Party”, Wisconsin’s premier German ethnic... 


DC: White Rose Exhibit at the GAH Museum

On loan from the Weisse Rose Stiftung e.V. in Munich, the German-American Heritage Foundation... 


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Education

Feeling the love with Beethoven

Felicia Weathers, born in St. Louis, Missouri who could legendary conductor Herbert... 

German courses at Goethe-Zentrum Atlanta

German courses at Goethe-Zentrum Atlanta, credit: Goethe-Zentrum Atlanta Interested... 

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Culinary

CA: Swiss Style Brunch at Chalet Edelweiss

Every first Sunday of the month you can enjoy the Swiss-Style Brunch at Chalet Edelweiss... 

Leipziger Allerlei

Leipziger Allerlei is a German Vegetable recipe that makes a great side dishe. This... 

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FEATURED

Cool Idea for Hot and Dark Places: The Solar Kiosk by GRAFT

GRAFT Wins German Ecodesign Award for their Solar Kiosk Germany’s Federal Environment Ministry (BMU) and the Federal Environment Agency (UBA) have awarded the company GRAFT (“Gesellschaft von Architekten mbH”) with the National Ecodesign Prize in the category “Service,” for the development of the solar kiosk. The solar kiosk is designed as... [Read more of this review]


The “Reiterlesmarkt” of Rothenburg ob der Tauber

November 29th – December 23rd, 2013 Once a year, the medieval town of Rothenburg transforms itself into a winter wonderland. Since the 15th century, a wonderful Christmas market has always been a feature of the festive Christmas season. This market can look back on a 500-year tradition, and since this time it has wisely changed very little from... [Read more of this review]


DC: German School Washington D.C.

Excited children, proud parents and anxious teachers romp around the schoolyard of the German School Washington D.C. on this sunny morning. It is the first day of school for the first graders, 21 girls and 21 boys. They gather in the schoolyard hidden behind their big student-made, candy-filled cones – a 200-year-old German tradition honored at the... [Read more of this review]


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Culture

CA: Second Annual Silent Salon at Villa Aurora, July 12

The popular summer program SILENT SALON is back! Once again, Villa Aurora opens its... 

Amadeus Awards for new Austrian Music

Listen to the Amadeus Award Winners like Anna F. and Christina Stürmer: Christina... 

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Film

Billy Wilder Speaks Documentary

In 1988, Oscar-winning German filmmaker Volker Schlondorff (”The Tin Drum”)... 

Das Bombshell – Sofia Vergara and Ellen

Hilarious video of the day watching Elle and Sofia Vergara making us laugh with the... 

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Opinion

RIP Anja Niedringhaus

“What the world knows about Iraq, they largely know because of her pictures... 

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Travel

UNESCO World Heritage – Quedlinburg

Quedlinburg’s Old Town encompasses an area of some 80 hectares, all of which... 

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