Nena Makes Her U.S. Debut with ’99 Luftballons Over America’ Tour

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Very few German artists can say they had a hit song in the US, and an even smaller number can claim a top spot on the Billboard music charts, but Nena did just that with her 1983 hit song “99 Luftballons”, and now 33 years later she is setting foot on …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Exhibit On Nazi Persecution Of Homosexuals In NYC

By Rick Landman on Email

NAZI PERSECUTION OF HOMOSEXUALS (1933-1945) EXHIBIT AT THE MUSEUM OF JEWISH HERITAGE, NYC UNTIL OCTOBER 2, 2015 As a teenager, I used to ponder over the question of whether the Nazis would have picked me up before they came for my family; if I was born in their generation. My …

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Rick Landman, is a gay son of two refugee Holocaust Survivors who is now a dual German American citizen, and marched in a Jewish contingent in the Steuben German-American Parade for 5 years. As an Attorney Emeritus, Adjunct Professor at New York Law School, Urban Planner, Licensed NYC Tour Guide, and longtime resident of Lower Manhattan, he is available to give NYC Walking Tours and Speaking Engagements on German, Jewish, Holocaust-related or LGBT history, and has a Blog on his website at www.infotrue.com and can be contacted at [email protected]

Berlin Museum Opens Exhibit Looking Back At 150 Years of Gay History

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

As LGBT Pride Month wraps up at the end of June, Berlin’s German Historical Museum is opening up an exhibit that presents a comprehensive look at 150 years of the history and culture of homosexuality. The exhibit, “homosexuality_ies“, has been four years in the making as a project between the German Historical Museum …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Special Olympics World Games in L.A. in July 2015 Need German Speaking Volunteers

By CaliforniaGermans.com on Email

Arriving from all corners of the world, 7,000 athletes representing 177 countries will take the global stage in Los Angeles this summer. The Special Olympics World Games are on from July 25 – August 2, 2015. Together with the athletes there will be 3,000 coaches arriving in Los Angeles and …

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Revisit the Hits of the 80’s with Modern Talking

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Remember songs like, “You’re My Heart, You’re My Soul”, “You Can Win If You Want”, “Cheri, Cheri Lady”? Yes, you are right. That’s the guys from Modern Talking, the #1 German band of the 80’s! And you can experience the best hits of the 80’s live again this summer in …

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Art Lovers In L.A. Are In For A Treat

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Getty Museum presents ‘ZEITGEIST: Art in the Germanic World’ In this quite ambitious exhibition at the J. Paul Getty Museum, we get an impression of a time period that was most defining for the ‘Germanic world’ of the 1800’s and 1900’s. Not only was a young German nation officially formed by unifying its many kingdoms and dukedoms under one Prussian crown (1871), …

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Get Prepared for Oscar Night – Exploring the Movies in L.A. Exhibitions

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Its Oscar Time! – The 87th Academy Awards Ceremony is February 22, 2015 The 87th Academy Awards ceremony, presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, will honor the best films of 2014 and will take place February 22, 2015, at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles. …

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Chicago Class To Offer 8 Week In-Depth Look At German History & Culture

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Chicago’s DANK Haus German-American Cultural Center is set to being an 8-week course, From Neantherdal Mann to Karl der Grosse, that will provide an in-depth look at Germany’s history through an analysis of the country’s language, wars and politics. The free course, which begins February 5, starts off with a look at how the German …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Celebrate The Best 10 Days In Sausage History In New Braunfels, TX

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

For 53 years, the town of New Braunfels, TX has been celebrating one of the icons on Germany… sausage. It began as the “Sausage Festival,” then “Wurst Week,” and now it has become a 10-day “Wurstfest” from November 7-16. Wurstfest has become one of the largest German cultural celebrations in America, …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Enchanted Halloween and Lantern Parade for Children in L.A.

By CaliforniaGermans.com on Email

Holiday celebrations are approaching slowly and we know that the year is coming to an end whether we like it or not. The countdown starts out with the American celebration of Halloween on October 31, which is a much more fun way to start into November than the observation of …

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