Visit Germany & France at the Same Time in Washington D.C. This Weekend

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

As a part of the EU Embassies’ Open House Day in Washington D.C. this Saturday, the German and French embassy are teaming up to host a special event for the public. Visitors will have the opportunity to experience the culture of both countries by trying out a three-course prix-fixe lunch …

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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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San Francisco Goethe-Institut Celebrates 200 Years of Grimm Fairy Tales With Art

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

To celebrate the 200th anniversary of the first edition of Kinder-und Hausmaerchen (Children’s and Household Tales) by the Grimm Brothers, which is on Dec 20, 2012, the Goethe-Institut San Francisco has created a special art exhibit featuring work by German American artists from the Bay Area. Kinder-und Hausmaerchen is the …

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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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German American Heritage Center Bringing Mercedes-Benz Car Show to Davenport

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

The German American Heritage Center in Davenport, Iowa, is going to be hosting a special car show this Sunday (April 29) featuring nothing but Mercedes-Benz cars.  Visitors will get to see some classics along with newer models and also check out the museum’s current exhibit “Beetle to Benz.”  Admission to the …

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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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Experience A Piece of Germany at Chicago’s Navy Pier

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Chicago’s Navy Pier has been featuring the cultures of many different countries with their “Neighborhoods of the World” and they’ve saved the best for last. The final day is going to be everything German on Sunday April 15 from 12-5pm.  Germania on the Pier, which is what is being called, …

Stephen Fuchs
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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Films By Up-and-Coming Berlin Filmmakers to Be Screened in New York

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The Goethe-Institut New York is going to be holding a free film screening event featuring various works by Berlin filmmakers on April 14. The long list of filmmakers are made up of new names and there are plenty to see at this event. All films will also have English subtitles …

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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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Hear the German History of Aldi and Trader Joe’s at the Goethe-Institut Washington DC

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Friends of the Goethe-Institut are sponsoring an interesting discussion, Tuesday April 10 in Washington DC, on the history of Aldi and Trader Joe’s.  Few American’s know that Trader Joe’s is a subsidiary of the German discount food store Aldi.  There is a rich history to the two stores with some …

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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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Frankfurt’s Dippemess Fair Kicks Off the Spring Season

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Frankfurt welcomes the return of the warm season tomorrow with it’s annual “Spring Dippemess” at the Festplatz (Fairground) on Ratsweg. This fair is the oldest and largest folk festival in the Rhein-Main region and will be in full swing this year from March 30th to April 22nd. Over 2.5 million visitors …

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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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Berlin’s Vogler Quartet Tours the US with Ute Lemper

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Berlin’s world-famous Vogler Quartet will be kicking off a tour through the US starting in Washington DC on March 19 at the Kennedy Center.  A concert with them alone would be something to see in itself but they decided to team up with two other German icons, singer Ute Lemper and pianist/clarinetist/composer Stefan …

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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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Pittsburgh to Host the DANK National Convention Oct. 27-30

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

The German American National Congress (DANK) will be holding their National Convention in Pittsburgh next weekend, October 27-30, and whether you are part of the organization or not, there are many activities planned that you can participate in if you find yourself in the area.  During the day, delegates from …

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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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“Stretch” Book Reading and Signing Coming to Chicago

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Gunter Nitsch, author of the book “Weeds Like Us”, will be in Chicago on November 4th at 7:30pm to read from his follow-up memoir, “STRETCH: Coming of Age in Post-War Germany” and sign copies of his books.  “STRETCH” picks up in 1950’s Cologne, with a paternal reunion and a reintroduction to …

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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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