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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:

MARCH

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

Los Angeles

FILM: Family Fever, 7 p.m. March 1

With only a four page script, a shoestring budget, and a seven day shoot, Nico Sommer’s second feature offers an endearingly tragic-comic insider’s view into the inner workings of two very different families.

Location: GOETHE-INSTITUT LOS ANGELES, 5750 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 100, Los Angeles, CA 90036

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Stammtisch LA, 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. March 2

Join GABA for their March business mixer at The Wellesbourne Bar and Lounge in West Los Angeles. Join their raffle by leaving us your business card at check-in.

Location: The Wellesbourne, 10929 West Pico Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90064

For more information, click here

MUSIC AND WORKSHOPS: From Berlin to LA, Second Edition, 1 p.m. – 8 p.m. March 4

On the occasion of From Berlin to LA, Second Edition, this afternoon of learning, exchange and musical inspiration in partnership with Native Instruments and the Goethe Institut offers three workshops and a free-style live improvisation.

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

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EXHIBITION: Gustave Baumann in California, March 5 – Aug. 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

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FILM: Men Show Movies and Women their Breasts, 7 p.m. March 8

Part self-referential documentary, part improvised drama, the “real” Isabell Šuba’s film is an experiment in reality: turning her invitation to the 2012 Cannes Festival into an opportunity to shed light on inequality within the film industry.

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

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Film and Discussion: Villa at Goethe Presents Babai, 7 p.m. March 9

Discussion with filmmaker Visar Morina, moderated by Vera Mjoljic, Director of the Southeast European Film Festival (SEEfest) and reception following the screening.

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

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Book Presentation & Discussion: Blitzed – Drugs in the Third Reich, 7 p.m. March 14

Blitzed is a fast-paced, highly original history that uncovers the full extent of drug use in Nazi Germany—from Hitler’s all-consuming reliance on a slew of substances, to the drugs that permeated the regime and played an integral role in Germany’s military performance and ultimate downfall in World War II.

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

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Opening Screening of Frantz, 1:30 p.m. March 24

Written and directed by Francois Ozon, the multi-winning film “Frantz” debuts at the Nuart Theatre in Los Angeles. Set in Germany and France immediately following the First World War, “Frantz” recalls the mourning period that follows great national tragedies.

Location: Nuart Theatre, 11272 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, CA

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CONCERT: Con Gioia Presents “Baroque Virtuosi at the Dresden Court”, 4 p.m. March 25

The program will feature the music of a brilliant array of composers at the artistically lavish courts of the two Electors of Dresden. The performers will be using period instruments.

Location: Neighborhood Unitarian Universalist Church, 301 N. Orange Grove Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91103

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Music & Discussion: Fanny Mendelssohn, 6 p.m. March 30

Please join Angela Thompson and Petra Haffter for an evening devoted to Fanny Mendelssohn’s life and music. Musicologist and pianist, Marischka Olech Hoptcroft, will play several of Fanny Mendelssohn’s compositions.

Location: Max Kade Institute, 2714 S. Hoover Street, L.A. CA 90007

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Newport Coast

Stammtisch OC, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. March 8

The Pelican Hill Resort welcomes back GABA SoCal for its next networking event in Orange County.
Guests will receive a complimentary glass of wine and amuse gueules.

Location: Pelican Hill Resort, 22701 Pelican Hill Road South, Newport Coast, CA 92657

For more information, click here

Orange County

EXHIBITION OPENING: Threads of Utopia, 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. Feb. 8

Threads of Utopia is a small snapshot of the German Democratic Republic (GDR) and a selection of her uniforms. The exhibition runs through May 18, 2017.

Location: Chapman University, Leatherby Libraries

For more information, click here

Palo Alto

GABA Presents: Is News Media Going Wild?, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. March 2

Whether to inform or entertain, content of all sorts has been competing for our attention all along. However, with the sheer intent to mislead or redirect the public opinion – and by doing so undermining true, trustworthy and verifiable information – the phenomenon of ‘Fake news’ is spinning its way into all layers of society.

Location: Midpen Media Center, 900 San Antonio Road, Palo Alto, CA 94303

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San Diego

Stammtisch San Diego, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. March 15

GABA welcomes you to another wonderful Stammtisch for fun networking at Kaiserhof – a family-owned Bavarian tavern!

Location: Kaiserhof, 2253 Sunset Cliffs Blvd, San Diego, CA 92107

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FLORIDA

Gartenfest, Noon – 5 p.m. March 19

Go enjoy the Alex Meixner band in the Bavarian Garden! Free parking and lots of German food and beer will be served.

Location: German American Social Club, 2101 SW Pine Island Rd., Cape Coral, FL 33991

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Schützenball, 5:30 p.m. – 11 p.m. March 24

Go join the Schützenverein for the crowning of their new King and Queen! Sepp & Heinz Diepolder will provide live music.

Location: German American Social Club, 2101 SW Pine Island Rd., Cape Coral, FL 33991

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ILLINOIS

Chicago

PERFORMANCE: Minor Matter with Liga Lewis, 6 p.m. March 3 and 4

With “minor matter”, choreographer Ligia Lewis pleads empathetically for Minority Politics. Can we pinpoint a universal minority and see society through that perspective?

Location: Chicago Cultural Center, Dance Studio, 78 E. Washington Street, Chicago

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20th Chicago European Union Film Festival, March 3 – 30

Celebrating a milestone of 20 years, the Film Center’s most popular and ambitious annual festival will once again feature more that 60 premieres of movies from the nations of the volatile European Union.

Location: GENE SISKEL FILM CENTER OF THE SCHOOL OF THE ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO, 164 N. State Street, Chicago, IL 60601

For more information, click here

Peoria

Marchtoberfest, Noon – 6 p.m. March 26

Why wait until the fall to enjoy a German Oktoberfest? Marchtoberfest heralds the end of Winter and the start of Spring, much like Oktoberfest signals the end of Summer and the beginning of Fall.

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

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INDIANA

Indianapolis

Germany as an Immigration Country: Labor Migration and the Refugee Influx, 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. March 2

The Indianapolis Eric M. Warburg Chapter of the American Council on Germany and Butler University cordially invite you to this discussion with Dr. Cornelia Schu, Managing Director and Director of the Research Unit, Expert Council of German Foundations on Integration and Migration (SVR).

Location: Butler University, Pharmacy Building, Room 156, 4600 Sunset Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46208

For more information, click here

St. Patrick’s Day at the Edelweiss, March 17

Celebrate the wearing of the green with the German American Klub of Indianapolis! They will feature an Irish Dublin Coddle Soup, Fish & Fries, Irish Coffee plus Lisa’s own Irish Jello Shots!

Location: 8602 S. Meridian Street, Indianapolis, IN 46217

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German Theater Competition for High School Students, Video Submission Deadline April 2

In order to reward and motivate German language students, the Goethe-Institut Chicago invites students who are interested in acting to participate in their German theater competition.

Contact: katja.fullard@goethe.de

MARYLAND

Baltimore

The 48th Annual Convention of the Northeast Modern Language Association, March 23 – 26

The theme of this year’s convention is “Translingual and Transcultural Competence: Toward a Multilingual Future in the Global Era.” It features approximately 400 sessions.

Location: Baltimore Marriott Waterfront, 700 Aliceanna Street, Baltimore, MD 21202

For more information, click here

MASSACHUSETTS

Boston

AUTHOR READING: All Russians Love Birch Trees by Olga Grjasnowa, 7 p.m. March 7

Olga Grjasnowa’s astounding debut novel is about young immigrants from all over the world who move to Berlin.

Location: GOETHE-INSTITUT BOSTON, 170 Beacon St., Boston, MA 02116

For more information, click here

Somerville

CONCERT: DJ Ipek, 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. March 4

The Queen of Eklektik BerlinIstan is live in Somerville! Listen to her authentic and unique tunes that mix folk electro fusion, Gypsy Funk & Break Beats & Pop, House & Minimal and Berlin Electro.

Location: Aeronaut Brewing Co., 14 Tyler St, Somerville, MA 02143

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Conversations with Creators, 7 p.m. March 22

In anticipation of their performance with the Boston Symphony Orchestra, join leading German composer and conductor Matthias Pintscher, American cellist Alisa Weilerstein and French conductor François-Xavier Roth for a panel discussion.

Location: Goethe-Institut Boston, 170 Beacon St., Boston, MA 02116

For more information, click here

NEW YORK

New York City

German Film At Eye Level at ReelAbilities: NY Disabilities Film Festival, 4 p.m. March 5 – March 8

The German Consulate General is proud to co-present the New York premiere of At Eye Level, a crowd-pleasing German feature that follows 11-year-old Michi as he meets and moves in with his biological father who has dwarfism.

Location: JCC Manhattan, 334 Amsterdam Ave at 76th St, New York, NY 10023

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Radically Fair: How the Universal Basic Income Is Modernizing the Welfare State, 6:30 p.m. March 6

Deutsches Haus at NYU and the Center for European and Mediterranean Studies at NYU present an evening devoted to thinking about the idea of a Universal Basic Income (UBI).

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

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Garz erzaehlt: An Evening with Esther Dischereit, 6:30 p.m. March 10

Deutsches Haus at NYU presents an evening with author Esther Dischereit who will speak about her new book Havel, Hunde, Katzen, Tulpen—Garz erzählt [Havel, Dogs, Cats, Tulips—Garz Talks].

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

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The Pastor’s Children—Punks, Politicians, and Philosophers, 6:30 p.m. March 13

Deutsches Haus at NYU presents a screening of the documentary “The Pastor’s Children—Punks, Politicians, and Philosophers,” followed by a conversation between the film’s director/co-producer, Angela Zumpe, and the pastor of the German Lutheran Church of St. Paul in New York.

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

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DAAD Film Screening: Agonie, 6 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. March 26

The DAAD German Academic Exchange Service presents a screening of the film AGONIE (2016) by David Clay Diaz, a drama about a twenty-four-year-old student from Vienna who kills his lover.

Location: SVA “Beatrice” Theatre, 333 West 23rd Street, New York, NY 10011

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EXHIBITION: Five of Forty – What John Harris Saw at Deutsches Haus, through 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

White Plains

Rotkäppchen/Little Red Riding Hood Showing, 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. March 4

Matinée performance at Prospect Academy of Westchester. Join Little Red Riding Hood on a thrilling journey through the woods, with lots of adventures on the way.

Location: Prospect Academy of Westchester – 82 Prospect St, White Plains, NY, United States

For more information, click here

WASHINGTON DC

EXHIBITION: Privacy on Display, until March 7

Privacy today is not what it used to be. Digitalization is rapidly transforming our world – ranging from individual to governmental relationships – and this provides fertile ground for artists to probe questions such as “What does privacy mean in the digital age?,” “Is privacy a right or a privilege?” and “Which takes precedence – privacy or security?”

Location: GOETHE-INSTITUT WASHINGTON, 1990 K Street NW, Suite 03, Washington, DC

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EXHIBITION: Games and Politics, March 15 – 29

The interactive exhibition Games & Politics encourages the visitor to try out sixteen significant politically-ambitious video games and examine how they each unfold their unique political potential.

Location: GOETHE-INSTITUT WASHINGTON, 1990 K Street NW, Suite 03, Washington, DC

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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

APRIL

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

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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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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

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

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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

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

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

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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

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

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

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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

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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: 8602 S. Meridian Street, Indianapolis, IN 46217

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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

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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

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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

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

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