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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Freedom Forward: 25 Years After the Fall of the Berlin Wall Exhibit by Kai Wiedenhöfer Coming To Chicago

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

This May the DANK Haus German American Cultural Center in Chicago will be opening up their latest exhibit featuring the photographic works of Kai Wiedenhöfer taken in 1989 during the fall of the Berlin Wall.  “Freedom Forward: 25 Years After the Fall of the Berlin Wall” is designed to illuminate the psychology …

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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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Learn The Art of Making Your Own Sausage

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

What German doesn’t enjoy a good sausage every once in a while? But do you know how to make one from scratch?  An upcoming one night class in Chicago will have you making your very own sausage under the instruction of Austrian Chef Martin of Alpine Brand Sausages. The Kulturkueche Sausage …

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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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Herbert Grönemeyer in Chicago with German Pulse!

By Bill Fuchs on Email

Last night, Sunday December 9th, PBS Station WTTW in Chicago featured two special programs airing the works of two most successful German musical stars. Max Raabe and his Palast Orchestra’ rendition of “Tonight or Never” was followed by Herbert Grönemeyer at his ‘I Walk’ concert in Potzdam, Germany featuring guest …

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Chicago’s Popular Maifest Kicks Off Tonight

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

It’s never too late to celebrate the arrival of spring, and although it’s the end of May, Chicago is getting ready to celebrate Maifest for four straight days starting today! Located in the heart of Chicago’s German community, Lincoln Square, Maifest welcomes crowds in the thousands that just want 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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German Leaders Will Feel At Home in Chicago During the NATO Summit

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

The local Chicago CBS news station ran a piece yesterday on how German delegates will feel right at home in Chicago when they attend this weekend’s NATO summit.  Chicago has deep German roots that go back many years and is home to over 160 German owned businesses.  Nicholle Dombrowski, executive …

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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

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

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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5 Facebook Pages to Check Out

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

There is no doubt that social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter have changed the way we use the internet and access information.  If businesses and organizations want to get their message out, having a social media presence is crucial.  German organizations are always looking for ways to reach …

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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 Presence at the Chicago Pride Parade

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Despite some criticism, the Chicago based DANK-HAUS participated in the annual Chicago Pride Parade this past weekend for the first time.  Over 20 volunteers dressed in “pride” attire including Trachten with a rainbow flare.  Green shirts with the saying “Germany: 10 Years of Same-Sex Unions” on the front and “Kraut …

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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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