Wednesday, December 17, 2014

NEWS

Christoph Waltz receives a star in the Hollywood Walk of Fame

Austrian actor Christoph Waltz did something many dream of, but only a very selected... 


Germanna Descendant and Astronaut Buzz Aldrin to Visit Germanna Area

Apollo 11 astronaut and moonwalker Buzz Aldrin will visit with schoolchildren from... 


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FEATURED EVENTS

CA: “Germania” – Christmas Choir Concert: “Deutsche Weihnacht”

The Germania Choir had its start in 1971 from a group of members from the German... 


NY:”Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg” – Seminar hosted by the Wagner Society of New York

The 34th annual seminar of the Wagner Society of New York will feature a roundtable... 


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Education

Discover a New Path: Explore Germany

The Goethe-Institut invites high school students who are interested in science to... 

Classes at German School Phoenix

For the Fall Semester 2014 the German School Phoenix is again offering German classes... 

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Culinary

JAMES BEARD AWARD NOMINEE WINNER OF FOUR EMMY AWARDS

A third generation restaurateur with over four decades of culinary experience, Staib... 

Berghoff Brewery plans for expansion, more sales

When it comes to beer, the almost 27-year-old owner of the 127-year-old Berghoff... 

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FEATURED

Movie at the German House – „Liberty Train – Next Stop Freedom“

Prague 1989, September 30th. The West-German Embassy in Prague finds itself the center of the world’s political stage. For weeks refugees from East-Germany have streamed onto the premises of the Palais Lobkowitz and its surrounding streets. Within days the fenced embassy compound transformed into a vast refugee camp. Wrapped up in blankets and living... [Read more of this review]


Book discussion: „Exit Berlin: How One Woman Saved Her Family From Nazi Germany“

Just a week after the Kristallnacht terror in 1938, young Luzie Hatch, a German Jew, fled Berlin to resettle in New York. Her rescuer was an American-born cousin and industrialist, Arnold Hatch. Arnold spoke no German, so Luzie quickly became the translator, intermediary, and advocate for family left behind. Soon an unending stream of desperate requests... [Read more of this review]


CA: Light & Noir: Exiles and Émigrés in Hollywood, 1933–1950

On October 23, the Skirball Culture Center is opening an exhibition focused on the contributions of filmmaker refugees from Nazi Germany and their contributions to the American film industry. “Light and Noir” is presented in conjunction with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences and is complementary to the exhibition at LACMA,... [Read more of this review]


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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

airberlin celebrates the Fall of the Berlin Wall with lower fares

airberlin, Germany’s second largest airline has announced lower fares for travel... 

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