Spend An Evening on the Ice with German Olympic Legend Norbert Schramm

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Norbert Schramm had a world-class career during the 80’s and 90’s as one Germany’s greatest figure skaters to date.  His creative routines on the ice not only gained him two European Championship first place wins, two silver medals at the World Championships, three German national titles, and a spot at …

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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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Four German Films Make Chicago Debut At The 16th Annual European Union Film Festival This Month

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Starting today, the 16th Annual European Union Film Festival at the Gene Siskel Film Center in Chicago kicks off with over 60 films from European Union nations throughout the month of March.  This 28 day festival offers moviegoers the chance to see some of the best new movies coming out of Europe …

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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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Hofbräuhaus Chicago Plans Official Grand Opening Ceremony for March 18

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Yes, Rosemont’s Hofbräuhaus Chicago has officially been open for a little over a month now, but on March 18th, the popular German restaurant and beer hall that has quickly made a name for itself in the Chicagoland area will be holding its official grand opening ceremony.  Since its January 21 …

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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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Fourth Annual Festival Neue Literatur Welcomes 6 Rising German Authors This Weekend

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

New York’s Festival Neue Literatur (FNL) will be kicking off its fourth year this weekend (Feb 22-24, 2013) with an all new set of guest authors that include six rising German language and two American writers.  Established in 2009, FNL is a one of a kind literary festival in New York …

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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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Chicago and Los Angeles Premier of “Hitler’s Children” Begins This Friday

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Many Germans across the world live with the guilt of the horrendous events that took place under Nazi Germany during World War II.  As time passes, those feelings of guilt are becoming less prominent, but for those who are direct descendants of Hitler’s inner circle, that guilt is still a daily …

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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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Chicago’s Gene Siskel Film Center Presents A Series of 8 East German Films This February

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Starting February 2nd, Chicago’s Gene Siskel Film Center will be running a series of 8 award-winning films produced by the former East German Deutsche Film-Aktiengesellschaft (DEFA).  DEFA was responsible for creating over 750 films during its 46 year history.  These films were made around the same time that European cinema …

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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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Iowa’s German American Heritage Center To Showcase Vintage German Wedding Traditions

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

On Sunday, January 13, the German American Heritage Center in Davenport, Iowa, will be opening their latest exhibit highlighting vintage German wedding traditions and bridal fashion.  Featuring more than 30 wedding gowns spanning from 1868 to 1968, the display will present a visual timeline of German wedding fashion.  “Vintage Vows & Veils” …

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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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Pixelschatten To Make US Debut With Screenings in New York and Los Angeles

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

No matter where you live in this world, if there is an internet connection, there are teens and young adults discovering life online with a variety of social networks and mediums.  It is one thing that people from a large mix of cultures can relate to, and that is what …

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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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“Reconciling Lives” To Launch in the US With Panel Discussion on German-Jewish Relations

By Amanda Pedersen on Email

At a reception at Allianz headquarters in Berlin, Germany, on October 12, 2012, Alvin Gilens’ book Reconciling Lives was officially launched. This book features the stories of young German volunteers sent by Action Reconciliation Service for Peace (ARSP) to the US, Great Britain, Czech Republic and Israel. The focus of the …

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Georgia’s 2012 German Street Soccer Cup Kicks Off This Sunday

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Atlanta area soccer players between the ages of 8 and 16 have a chance to use their German language skills during a friendly soccer tournament this Sunday, November 18, at the 3rd annual German Street Soccer Cup.  16 tri-lingual teams (other foreign language players are involved) will be put together …

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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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