2014 ‘Step Into German’ Video Contest Focuses On Hamburg

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Each year the Goethe Institut holds a “Step Into German” video contest for Middle School and High School students in America in which a certain aspect of Germany is to be highlighted.  Last year’s contest focused on an aspect of the German language, but this year the Goethe Institut has …

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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 Currents Film Festival Enters 7th Year This Week In LA

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The Goethe-Institut Los Angeles and the American Cinematheque will once again be co-hosting the popular German Currents Film Festival at the Egyptian Theatre in Los Angeles from October 4-7, 2013.  This event, which is going into its 7th year, is one of the few chances American audiences have to see 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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Goethe Institut’s “The Joys of German” Video Contest Offers Free Trip to Germany and More

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

The Goethe Institut in Germany is looking for creative junior high and high school students in the United States to produce a short video for the “Joys of German” contest and is giving away a slew of awesome prizes for the top entries, including a three-week language course in Germany. This …

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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“The German Eye in America” Explores A Unique German-American Perspective On Native American Culture

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Sally Larsen, a Native American artist, set out to explore the perception of Native Americans by photographers and quickly stumbled upon a surprising discovery.  It appears that those that were most interested in documenting the Native American culture happened to be German-American photographers wanting to capture this historic side of …

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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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Students Can Win A Trip To Germany with the 2012 Award of Excellence Contest

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The Goethe Institut has announced the start of the 21st annual Award of Excellence contest, and for the first time, students can take part on their own instead of having to be part of a participating classroom.  Every year a new topic is chosen that portrays some aspect of contemporary German …

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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Goethe-Institut Los Angeles Holding “Rockin’ The Wall” Screening with Director & Writer

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Director Marc Leif and Writer Larry Shweikart will be screening their latest documentary “Rockin’ the Wall” with a special Q&A on September 13 at the Goethe-Institut Los Angeles.  “Rockin’ the Wall” is based on Shweikart’s book Seven Events That Made America America and tells the story of the role Rock and Roll played in bringing …

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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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Catch the “Best Of” Film Series Highlighting 2011’s Top German Films

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

From now through the end of July, the Goethe-Institut Los Angeles is highlighting a top German film from 2011 on Wednesday nights.  For $5 per movie it is a steal if your in the area, and if you want to attend every week you can get a Best Of Pass for …

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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

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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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Germany Has A New Superhero and He’s Out To Save the German Language

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

What are we talking about?  The Goethe Institut has just revealed their creative new campaign featuring Hermann (aka German) who is a superhero fighting to protect the German language and is out to save you from the evil Lord Vakuum.  Hermann discovers that Lord Vakuum is sucking up the German …

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 …

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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