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Welcome to German World’s Online Event Calendar!

GERMAN WORLD EVENT SELECTION

Reconnect with your Austrian, German, or Swiss heritage, meet new people, practice your German-language skills. Check out our selection below and don’t  miss any events in your area:

APRIL

ARIZONA

Chandler

The Arizona Swiss Society’s Spring Picnic, Noon April 23

Join the Arizona Swiss Society for their picnic potluck! Bring your favorite side dish or dessert, and they will provide delicious Bratwurst and Cervelas, as well as some free homebrewed beer! Bring your friends and enjoy good company, food and live music.

Location: The Mesquite Pavilion, Desert Breeze Park, N. Desert Breeze Pkwy West, Chandler, AZ 85226

For more information, click here

NORTHERN CALIFORNIA

San Francisco

Film Series: Flight and Migration – New Land, 6:30 p.m. April 5

The first of four films in this film series is a documentary about young migrants during their two-year schooling in an integration class in Basel, Switzerland.

Location: Goethe-Institut San Francisco, Auditorium, 530 Bush Street, Suite 204, San Francisco, CA 94108

For more information, click here

The Effect of Brexit: Voices from Germany and Britain, 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. April 6

Duane Morris and the San Francisco Eric M. Warburg Chapter of the American Council on Germany will be hosting this discussion on Brexit. With Article 50 around the corner, Professor Christoph Schalast and Dr. Matt Beech will discuss what Brexit means for trans-Atlantic businesses.

Location: Duane Morris LLP, Spear Tower, One Market Plaza, Suite 2200, San Francisco, CA 94105-1127

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Max Raabe with the Palast Orchester, 8 p.m. April 6

The dashing, debonair Max Raabe and his Palast Orchester evoke the madcap mood of the German Weimar Republic in the 1920s with sophisticated, jazz-steeped arrangements.

Location: Davies Symphony Hall, 201 Van Ness Ave., San Francisco, CA

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Swiss Ensemble Inverspace Performs at Songlines, 7:30 p.m. April 10

Supported by the Goethe-Institut, the five member ensemble from Basel, Switzerland, is dedicated to contemporary and experimental music, preferably by working in close collaboration with composers.

Location: Mills College, Concert Hall, 5000 MacArthur Blvd., Oakland, CA 94613

For more information, click here

Goethe Film Series: Flight and Migration – The Cut, 6:30 p.m. April 12

Current social and political questions are presented in the form of documentaries and feature films. Key issues are: old and new home country, reasons for fleeing, integration. All film screenings are in German with English subtitles if not otherwise stated. Admission is free.

Location: Goethe-Institut San Francisco, Auditorium, 530 Bush Street, Suite 204, San Francisco, CA 94108

For more information, click here

Goethe Film Series: Flight and Migration – Crescent Moon Truths, 6:30 p.m. April 19

Current social and political questions are presented in the form of documentaries and feature films. Key issues are: old and new home country, reasons for fleeing, integration. All film screenings are in German with English subtitles if not otherwise stated. Admission is free.

Location: Goethe-Institut San Francisco, Auditorium, 530 Bush Street, Suite 204, San Francisco, CA 94108

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Friday Films at Goethe – The Lives of Others (Das Leben der Anderen), 6 p.m. April 21

Set in 1984, Florian v. Donnersmarck’s political thriller tells the story off Gerd Wiesle, an agent of the Stasi. Carefully and relentlessly he investigates people who are assumed to be some sort of threat to the German Democratic Republic.

Location: Goethe-Institut San Francisco, Auditorium, 530 Bush Street, Suite 204, San Francisco, CA 94108

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Goethe Film Series: Flight and Migration – Color of the Ocean, 6:30 p.m. April 26

Current social and political questions are presented in the form of documentaries and feature films. Key issues are: old and new home country, reasons for fleeing, integration. All film screenings are in German with English subtitles if not otherwise stated. Admission is free.

Location: Goethe-Institut San Francisco, Auditorium, 530 Bush Street, Suite 204, San Francisco, CA 94108

For more information, click here

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

Los Angeles

GABA Stammtisch LA, 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. April 6

This month GABA has a German treat for you. Join them at the Loreley Restaurant and Biergarten for their April business mixer.

Location: Loreley Restaurant & Biergarten, 1201 N La Brea Ave., West Hollywood, CA 90038

For more information, click here

Multimedia Presentation: Weeping Warm Tears – On Having a Good Cry in the Cinema, 7 p.m. April 13

In this Goethe-sponsored lecture and multimedia presentation, Julian Hanich will talk about how we, as film spectators, experience our tears in the movie theater: What is it actually like to cry when other viewers are sitting next to us?

Location: Goethe-Institut Los Angeles, 5750 Wilshire Boulevard Suite 100, Los Angeles, CA 90036

For more information, click here

Easter Sunday Champagne Brunch, 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. April 16

Join the Old World German Restaurant for their All-You-Can-Eat brunch with unlimited champagne! Also come to enjoy live music directly from Europe.

Location: Old World Restaurant, 7561 Center Ave, Huntington Beach, CA 92647

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The German Book Club Reads The Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge by Erich Maria Remarque, 11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. April 20

The Book Club meets every third Thursday of the month at the Goethe Institut Los Angeles Media Lounge to discuss German language literature in German.

Location: Goethe-Institut Los Angeles, 5750 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 100, Los Angeles, CA 90036

For more information, email buchklub@losangeles.goethe.org or call 323-525-3388.

FILM: The Dreamed Path at Locarno Film Festival in Los Angeles, 5:30 p.m. April 22

This screening of “The Dreamed Path” at the Locarno in Los Angeles Film Festival is presented with the support of the Goethe-Institut Los Angeles.

Location: Downtown Independent, 251 S. Main Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012

For more information, click here

FILM: Scarred Hearts at Locarno Film Festival in Los Angeles, 8:30 p.m. April 23

This screening of “Scarred Hearts,” the closing night selection of the Locarno in Los Angeles Film Festival is presented with the support of the Goethe-Institut Los Angeles.

Location: Downtown Independent, 251 S. Main Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012

For more information, click here

12th Annual South East European Film Festival Los Angeles, April 27 – May 4

Mark your calendar now for a week of film screenings, gala opening and closing events, international speakers, Q&A with filmmakers, parties and networking with industry professionals and fans of South East European films.

For more information, click here

GABA Presents Networking in Hollywood: Pitching Your Strength, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. April 29

Laura Brennan is an expert at helping people talk about themselves and their projects. In this interactive, hands-on workshop, she will give you the skills and pro-tips you need to launch a conversation that focuses on your strengths — the kind of conversation everyone wants to have.

Location: Grauman’s Egyptian Theatre, Steven Spielberg Theater, 6712 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028

For more information, click here

Dachshund Wiener Dog Races, 3 p.m. – 4 p.m. April 30

Come watch these short legged, but swift wieners race to the finish line on the Old World Restaurant’s Doggy Friendly Patio! Food – Beer and good times.

Location: Old World Restaurant, 7561 Center Ave, Huntington Beach, CA 92647

For more information, click here

EXHIBITION: Gustave Baumann in California, until August 6

The Pasadena Museum of California Art (PMCA) is proud to present the work of German-born artist Gustave Baumann in California. The exhibition emphasizes the artist’s affinity for the natural landscape of the United States.

Location: Pasadena Museum of California Art, South Gallery, 490 East Union Street, Pasadena, CA 91101

For more information, click here

Orange County

GABA Stammtisch OC, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. April 13

Bring your friends and colleagues to GABA’S next OC business mixer at the Red Bar and Lounge. Enjoy cocktails and appetizers while expanding your professional and social networks.

Location: Red Bar and Lounge (inside the Irvine Hotel), 17900 Jamboree Rd, Irvine, CA 92614

For more information, click here

San Diego

GABA Stammtisch SD, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. April 19

Join GABA for their monthly Business Mixer at Fifty Seven Degrees in Mission Hills. Tucked inside a popular wine shop, this airy lounge offers an eclectic selection of global and domestic wines and has 31 local San Diego brews on tap.

Location: Fifty Seven Degrees, 1735 Hancock Street, San Diego, CA 92101

For more information, click here

FLORIDA

Lake Worth

German Heritage Day 2017, 5 p.m. – 11 p.m. April 8 and 10 a.m. – 6 p.m April 9

Don’t miss Heimatabend on April 8, a folkloric evening of German traditions! On April 9, celebrate the 25th anniversary event of preserving German heritage hosted by the United German American Society of Florida.

Location: American-German Club of the Palm Beaches, 5111 Lantana Rd., Lake Worth, FL 33463

For more information, click here

Easter Celebration and Dinner Dance, Noon to 5 p.m. April 16

Celebrate Easter at the American-German Club of the Palm Beaches! Enjoy either the baked ham or baked salmon dinner while watching live music by Avery Lane. There will also be an Easter Parade and a Bonnet Contest.

Location: American-German Club of the Palm Beaches, 5111 Lantana Rd., Lake Worth, FL 33463

For more information, click here

GEORGIA

Atlanta

A Note on Opera, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. April 10

Join the Goethe Zentrum for their latest lecture in the “A Note on Opera” series as they look at “Dvořák’s ‘Rusalka’ and Weber’s ‘Der Freischütz’: Opposing views of Nature in German and Czech opera.”

Location: Goethe Zentrum Atlanta, 1197 Peachtree Street NE, Colony Square, Plaza Level, Atlanta, GA 30361-2401

For more information, click here

HAWAII

Honolulu

The 4th Berlin and Beyond Honolulu, April 8-9

North America’s premier festival of German-language films, organized by the Goethe-Institut San Francisco, comes to Honolulu in a pared-down eight-film version. All films are Hawai‘i premieres, and include the San Francisco program’s three Audience Award winners.

Location: Honolulu Museum of Art, 900 S. Beretania, Honolulu HI 96814

For more information, click here

ILLIONIS

Chicago

Real Prayers Are Said in German, Movie Fundraiser and Story Share, 2 p.m. April 8

Join DANK Haus for the exclusive Chicago Premiere & Fundraiser for “Real Prayers Are Said in German” – a movie in the making! Meet the actors, see the 15-min preview movie and win a prize at the silent auction.

Location: DANK Haus, 5th Floor Ballroom, 4740 North Western Avenue, Chicago, IL 60625

For more information, click here

Kinderbasteln, 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. April 21

Together with their parents, children create spring inspired crafts while sipping apple juice and snacking on treats.

Location: Goethe-Institut Chicago, 150 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 200, Chicago, IL

For more information, click here

DANK Stammtisch Open Haus – Trivia Night, 7:30 p.m. April 21

The battle of the wits is coming back to DANK’s monthly Stammtisch Open Haus. In teams of 6 people you will be challenged in German trivia covering current & historic events, music, sports, and literature.

Location: DANK Haus, Skyline Lounge, 4740 North Western Avenue, Chicago, IL 60625

For more information, click here

German Cinema Now – Die Unsichtbare, 7:30 p.m. April 28

Although she is an acting student, Fine suffers from not being seen. She lacks the self confidence to uninhibitedly storm the stage. When a well known director invites her for an audition, Fine gets a chance at her first big part that she in no way wants to lose.

Location: DANK Haus, Brandenburg Room, 4740 North Western Avenue, Chicago, IL 60625

For more information, click here

Peoria

Polka Time with Eddie Korosa, 4 p.m. – 8 p.m. April 1

Grammy nominee Eddie Korosa, Jr. returns to the Peoria area for one night only on Saturday, April 1st. Doors open at 4pm. Eddie and his band will perform from 5pm-8pm.

Location: The Lindenhof, 7601 N. Harker Drive, Peoria, Illinois 61615

Damenchor & Harmonie Spring Concert, 6 p.m. April 22

Please join the Peoria German-American Central Society for their annual Spring Concert and Dance at the Lindenhof. 6:00 Heavy Hors d’oeurvres; 7:00 Concert featuring Damenchor and Harmonie Choirs with special performances by the Orpheus Ensemble and GACS Bradley Scholarship recipients.

Location: 7601 N. Harker Drive, Peoria, Illinois 61615

For more information, click here

INDIANA

Indianapolis

German Park Opening and Clean-Up, 9 a.m. April 1

The annual park opening will take place on Saturday, April 1 at 9:00 am. The Federation can use as many volunteers as possible in order to defray the costs of paying the maintenance workers to do some of the work. Coffee and donuts will available at 9 a.m.!

Location: The German American Klub of Indianapolis, 8602 S. Meridian Street, Indianapolis, IN 46217

For more information, click here

Friday Night Music with Steve Bogard & Friends, April 14

Start the Easter weekend off with Friday night music at the Edelweiss with Steve Bogard & friends! This will be the last Friday for the Fried Fish Friday dinner special! Plus there’s plenty of bier on tap and in bottles!

Location: The German American Klub of Indianapolis, 8602 S. Meridian Street, Indianapolis, IN 46217

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Good Friday Service in German, 10 a.m. April 14

The service is done in the German language with easy-to-follow translation. The Zion congregation is open and welcoming to all.

Location: Zion Evangelical Church, 603 North New Jersey Street, Indianapolis IN 46202

For more information, call 317-639-5411 or email zion@zioneucc.org.

MARYLAND

Frederick

Piano Battle U.S. Tour, 8 p.m. April 8

Part serious classical recital, part tongue-in-cheek competition, two internationally acclaimed pianists go head-to-head in an interactive concert experience like no other. You will be the jury!

Location: Weinberg Center for the Arts, 20 West Patrick Street, Frederick, MD 21701

For more information, click here

NEW YORK

New York City

Bavarian Night, 6 p.m. – 11 p.m. April 8

Bayern-Verein Alpengrün folk dancing club is hosting and performing, in authentic attire, at its 85th anniversary dance. The evening will feature a popular Northeast German band for dancing and German beer and food.

Location: Fraternal Order of Eagles, 1200 Buffalo Road, Rochester, NY 14624

For more information, click here

Easter Celebration, 10:30 a.m. April 9

Join the Deutsches Haus at NYU for their Easter celebration! Children will color eggs and go egg hunt in their courtyard. Coffee and traditional German snacks will be served.

Location: Deutsches Haus at NYU, 42 Washington Mews, New York, NY 10003

For more information, click here

EXHIBITION: Five of Forty – What John Harris Saw at Deutsches Haus, until April 22nd

Deutsches Haus at NYU proudly celebrates its 40th anniversary this year. For five of these forty years, John Harris has been the in-house photographer of their cultural and academic program, capturing candid and insightful moments featuring many prominent guests.

Location: Deutsches Haus at NYU, 42 Washington Mews, New York, NY 10003

For more information, click here

Exhibition: Constructing Paradise, until April 24

Constructing Paradise exhibits contemporary reinterpretations of notions of the “exotic” by artists based in Austria or the United States.

Location: Austrian Cultural Forum New York, 11 East 52nd Street, New York

For more information, click here

EXHIBITION: Portal to Enigma featuring German artist Sven Weigle, April 25 through May 16

Agora Gallery is pleased to present Portal to Enigma, a new group exhibition exploring the possibilities of extreme abstraction and non-representational art. As its title suggests, this show is about finding meaning within compositions that can be obscure or even withholding. The opening reception is on Thursday, April 27 from 6-8 pm. Entrance is free.

Location: 530 West 25th St, Chelsea, New York

For more information, click here

OHIO

Dayton

Bier Springfest, 6 p.m. April 21

Enjoy a night of bier tasting and celebration with the Dayton German Club!

Location: Dayton Liederkranz, 1400 E. Fifth Street, Dayton, OH 45402

For more information, click here

WASHINGTON DC

EXHIBITION: Bettina Pousttchi – World Time Clock, until May 14th, 2017

Between 2008 and 2016, Pousttchi traveled around the globe to make World Time Clock, a series of twenty-four photographs taken in twenty-four different time zones.

Location: Hirshhorn Museum, 700 Independence Ave SW, Washington, DC 20560

For more information, click here

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