Friday, March 6, 2015

NEWS

15 years of A&O Hotels and Hostels

Berlin, 5th March 2015 – A&O Hotels and Hostels will celebrate its 15th... 


VWGoA and MoMA team up for Björk retrospective

Volkswagen Group of America and The Museum of Modern Art team up to create groundbreaking... 


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FEATURED EVENTS

FL: 17th Annual Coral Gables Bluesfest

Welcome to the 17th Annual Coral Gables Bluesfest where we invite you to enjoy a... 


DC: “gute aussichten: new german photography 2014/2015″ returns

“Germany’s most renowned competition for young photographers” – Der Spiegel Opening... 


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Education

CA: Summer German Course for Teenagers Ages 14 – 16

The German course for teenagers is geared towards advanced beginners. The students... 

DC: Open House at the German School Washington D.C.

The Preschool and School Entry Level of the German School Washington D.C. will jointly... 

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Culinary

Lübeck marzipan – Sweet temptation of the north

Nowhere is Schleswig-Holstein’s sweet tooth more apparent than in Lübeck, home... 

Doughnuts: An Old German Creation

Since the early 20th century, doughnuts have been a popular treat in the United States.... 

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FEATURED

The Economist: “German-Americans: The silent minority”

German-Americans The silent minority America’s largest ethnic group has assimilated so well that people barely notice it Feb 7th 2015 | Kohler, Wisconsin ON A snow-covered bluff overlooking the Sheboygan river stands the Waelderhaus, a faithful reproduction of an Austrian chalet. It was built by the Kohler family of Wisconsin in the 1920s as a tribute... [Read more of this review]


Movie at the German House New York: “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]


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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

15 years of A&O Hotels and Hostels

Berlin, 5th March 2015 – A&O Hotels and Hostels will celebrate its 15th... 

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