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All Saints and Faithful Departed

November 1, 2010 GW Administrator 0

After the Halloween craziness has died down, let’s take some time to reflect on its origins. The word Halloween is first attested in the 16th century and represents a Scottish variant of the fuller All-Hallows-Even […]

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Max Brod Trio Debuts

October 28, 2010 GW Administrator 2

The German-Czech Max Brod Trio debuts in North America next month with a sold-out tour covering six Eastern states, including concerts on major chamber music series in Augusta, GA, Cleveland and Dayton,OH, and Charleston, WV. […]

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Austria Got Talent

October 26, 2010 GW Administrator 0

Fashion Design from the Alpine State Make Its Mark in the U.S. By Sonia Laszlo Austrian crystals by Swarovski have become a staple in the fashion world. Yet the Alpine country has so much more […]

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A new Wunderkind from Austria

October 26, 2010 GW Administrator 0

Kevin Schwarzwald Performing Live with Country Music Star Keith Urban Although the term “Wunderkind” should not be used lightly, it came immediately to mind when I heard a violin performance by Kevin Schwarzwald, a 17-year […]

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German Network Deutsche Welle

October 11, 2010 GW Administrator 0

CABLEVISION EXPANDS iO INTERNATIONAL THROUGH LAUNCH OF GERMAN NETWORK DEUTSCHE WELLE, THE 16th INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMMING CATEGORY FOR iO TV CUSTOMERS Cablevision Systems Corp. (NYSE: CVC) announced the addition of German network Deutsche Welle to its […]

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German Oscar Entry

October 5, 2010 GW Administrator 0

83rd Academy Awards®  – Official German Entry for the Best Foreign Language Film When We Leave (Die Fremde) A film by FEO ALADAG with SIBEL KEKILLI (star of HEAD-ON) TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL 2010: BEST FILM, World Narrative […]

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Tony Curtis is dead

September 30, 2010 GW Administrator 0

Tony Curtis was born June 3rd 1925 in New York City as Bernard Schwartz to German speaking immigrants from the little Hungarian town Mátészalka He was nominated for an Academy Award in 1958 for “The […]

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German author Cornelia Funke

September 19, 2010 GW Administrator 0

Cornelia Funke, born in West Germany, moved to the US in 2005 and still writes in German. The successful author of the “Inkworld” trilogy returns with a new book and a new creative partner. Read […]

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Pac Man Swiss Style

September 9, 2010 GW Administrator 1

It took more than four hours and 111 people to record this special game. The human PAC-MAN Stop Motion Performance was played by real human-beings sitting in a cinema in Baden, Switzerland. It was the […]

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Fame: Daniel Kehlmann

September 8, 2010 GW Administrator 0

Fame: Daniel Kehlmann in Conversation with Carol Brown Janeway Daniel Kehlmann talks about FAME on September 23 in NYC The month of September 2010 will be “German-American Friendship Month” in the city of New York. […]