As is often the case, the criminal returns to the scene of the crime. German author and cabaret artist Thomas C. Breuer last paid the Goethe-Institut Los Angeles a visit in 2007, where he won the audience over with his unique take on all things German. Breuer returns to the Goethe-Institut at May 7, bringing [...]
Did your resolutions for the New Year include: “Brush up on your German”? Now it’s early March and you have the oppotunity to make it happen!
The Goethe-Institut in San Francisco ist offering in their upcoming term intermediate students thought-provoking discussions at the “Literaturcafé”.
Or you can join the Goethe-Institut on their “Tour [...]
This dance film series features films with two of the most well-known German choreographers: Pina Bausch and Sasha Waltz.
With her interpretation of “Dido & Aeneas”, on March 20 (6.30PM), German star choreographer Sasha Waltz recreates the oldest love story in English opera – Henry Purcell’s Baroque opera about the tragic outcome of unrequited love.
The dance [...]
The Goethe-Institut New York is pleased to be hosting the closing night party for The Sirens Go Silent, a conference in honor of iconic German thinker Friedrich Kittler.
You are most welcome to join the Goethe-Institut at the party, even if you are unable to attend the conference:
Saturday, March 16, 8pm-1am
With DJ William Rauscher
Location: Goethe-Institut Wyoming Building, [...]
The German Embassy, the Embassy of Switzerland and the Goethe-Institut present a film festival about the Rhine, Germany’s largest river. The films will be shown on March 12 (Part I at the Embassy of Switzerland 6:30PM) and March 14 (Part II at the Goethe Institut 6:30PM).
Although not the longest river in Europe, the Rhine [...]
The lecture “Geistiger Kunstverkehr” will be held by Dr. Helmut J. Schneider, Professor emeritus of German, University of Bonn (Germany). The lecture starts on January 30 at 6.45 PM, at the Goethe-Institut (812 7th St., Washington, DC 20001).
In the years following Napoleon’s final defeat in 1815, Goethe occupied himself with various projects of public collections. [...]
At the Goethe-Institut, Annette Rupp was succeeded in March by Mr. Fareed Majari as new director at the Goethe-Institut L.A.
Then in May the program department also experienced a change in personnel. Margit Kleinman, who has worked here as the program coordinator since 1987, accepted a new professional challenge to become the new director of the [...]
GERMAN WORLD MAGAZINE will celebrate its 10th Anniversary this October. From a small 16-page newsletter, we have been able to grow the magazine to a 64-page, bilingual, glossy publication that has been acknowledged as a valuable tool to promote German as a foreign language in the US and build an important connection between the various [...]
Exhibition “Architecture for the Angel of History” showcases architect’s buildings in Germany and New York.
World-renowned American architect Daniel Libeskind designs buildings of great significance and innovative thought. Some of his most well-known works are in Germany, where Libeskind designed, among others, the Jewish Museum Berlin and the Military History Museum in Dresden. An exhibition of photographs [...]
From May 31 – June 14, 2012, 16 Rainer Werner Fassbinder films will be shown on the Big Screen at “The Egyptian” in Los Angeles and the “Aero Theatre” in Santa Monica, presented by the American Cinematheque and the Goethe-Institut Los Angeles.
9 Nights, 16 Films On The Big Screen: Thursday, May 31 – Thursday, [...]