Monday, February 20, 2017

NEWS

RTL International to Discontinue Transmission on May 31st

The Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland is terminating operation of its pay TV channel “RTL... 


German Supermarket Tackles Food Waste in Grocery Stores

Often at the forefront of sustainability, Germany has once again broken new ground... 


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FEATURED EVENTS

The 9th Annual Wurstfest in Mt. Angel, Oregon

On February 24th and 25th of 2017, the small town of Mt. Angel, Oregon will hold... 


The Transition to a Climate-Friendly and Prosperous World

Join the Los Angeles Warburg Chapter of the American Council on Germany for a discussion... 


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Education

The Goethe-Institut to Award Two Week Grants to Germany

The Goethe-Institut is pleased to announce that two language grants will be awarded... 

Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Germany and the U.S.

Join GABA, the Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany, and University... 

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Culinary

New President at Niche Import Co. Announced

Timo Sutinen has joined Niche Import Co (USA Division of Marussia Beverages), as... 

Recipe: Warm Brie and Apricot Pretzel

INGREDIENTS 6 oz. Brie cheese sliced 2 oz. Chopped dried apricots DIRECTIONS Place... 

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FEATURED

The 2017 Berlin and Beyond Film Festival Program

The 21st Berlin & Beyond Film Festival’s vibrant program of 25 films featuring: award tributes to Maria Schrader and Julia Jentsch; latest works from Doris Dörrie and François Ozon; new films starring screen veterans Hannelore Elsner, Bruno Ganz, Martina Gedeck, and Ulrich Tukur. For the full festival program, click here. Dates: February... [Read more of this review]


Countdown to the Golden Globes

Handicapping Hollywood’s Award Season By Jenny Peters It’s that time of year in Hollywood, when everyone dusts off their tuxedoes, pulls the family jewels out of the vault (to pair with spectacular ball gowns, of course) and begins attending the seemingly endless rounds of awards celebrations that mark the culmination of the 2016 year in... [Read more of this review]


Golden Globes voting member Barbara Gasser welcomes Peter Simonischek

Barbara Gasser with Steven Spielberg © HFPA “It is an honor to welcome actor Peter Simonischek and producer Jonas Dornbach as my guests of honor to the 74th Golden Globe Awards. As Goodwill Ambassador of the State of Styria I am particularily proud that my fellow Styrian Peter Simonischek accepted my invitation. I have been familiar with Mr. Simonischeks... [Read more of this review]


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Opinion

Chancellor Merkel is Down But Not Out

Angela Merkel managed to come across as self-critical but defiant at the same time.... 

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Travel

Condor Offers High Luxury, Low Cost Direct Flights to Frankfurt

Fly above the clouds in luxury. Enjoy Condor Airlines’ lie-flat Business Class... 

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