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Deutsch am Mittag: Aktuelles zur deutschen Außenpolitik 4/15/14 12PM - 5/13/14 1PM 2014-04-15 12:00:00 2014-05-13 13:00:00

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Speaker: Karlfried Bergner, Minister of ommunications and Culture), German Embassy What are the most pressing issues in Germany today?...

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Walking Tour: German-Born Architects in Downtown DC 4/23/14 12PM - 1PM 2014-04-23 12:00:00 2014-04-23 13:00:00

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In the mid-19th century, many talented architects fleeing repressive regimes in Germany settled in Washington, DC, where they designed and...

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Digital Concert Hall: Berlin Philharmonic, Hans Werner Henze 4/25/14 4:30PM - 6PM 2014-04-25 16:30:00 2014-04-25 18:00:00

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Hans Werner Henze Requiem The Berlin Philharmonic (Berliner Philharmoniker), in partnership with Deutsche Bank, is now making its live...

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Hanna's Journey Film & Dis. w/ Action Reconciliation Service for Peace 4/28/14 6:30PM - 9:30PM 2014-04-28 18:30:00 2014-04-28 21:30:00

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Germany/Israel, 2014, 99 min, Director: Julia von Heinz Hanna, a young German woman, goes to Israel to advance her career by working with...

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Blue Note Records Exhibition Opening 5/3/14 6PM - 8PM 2014-05-03 18:00:00 2014-05-03 20:00:00

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As Lion’s behind-the-scenes partner, Francis Wolff is best known for his iconic candid photographs of Blue Note musicians, usually captured...

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Walking Tour: Das komfortable Haus 5/10/14 3:30PM - 5:30PM 2014-05-10 15:30:00 2014-05-10 17:30:00

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How German Americans built Residential Washington in the Gilded Age Washington’s Victorian row houses are as characteristic of the city as...

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Blue Note Records Discussion: The Role of Music in Cultural Diplomacy 5/28/14 6:30PM - 8:30PM 2014-05-28 18:30:00 2014-05-28 20:30:00

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Since the 1950s, the U.S. State Department has sent black and white musicians around the globe. Jazz was the musical diplomat of the free...

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Die letzten Tage Europas Book Presentation 5/29/14 6:30PM - 8PM 2014-05-29 18:30:00 2014-05-29 20:00:00

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Speaker: Hendryk Border With the Robert Bosch Foundation Alumni Association and the Anti-Defamation League        

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Digital Concert Hall: Berlin Philharmonic, Joseph Haydn & Bundesjugendballett 5/30/14 3PM - 4:30PM 2014-05-30 15:00:00 2014-05-30 16:30:00

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  Bundesjugendorchester with conductor Alexander Shelley   Bundesjugendballett with choreographer John Neumeier   Paul Dukas, Der...

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Games Afternoon 6/22/14 3PM - 6PM 2014-06-22 15:00:00 2014-06-22 18:00:00

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Board and card games by German designers, including favorites such as Asara, Settlers of Catan, Lost Cities and Carcassonne, will be taught...

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Digital Concert Hall: Berlin Philharmonic, Richard Strauss 6/27/14 3PM - 4:30PM 2014-06-27 15:00:00 2014-06-27 16:30:00

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Charles Ives, The Unanswered Question Richard Strauss, Metamorphosen für 23 Solo-Streicher Johannes Brahms, Konzert f. Klavier u....

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Margot Friedlander's "Try to Make Your Life" Book Launch 4/10/14 6:30PM - 9PM

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A conversation and reading by Holocaust survivor and author Margot Friedlander. Born in Berlin, Mrs. Friedlander emigrated to New York in...

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HEAR NOW!/ The Culture Question Listening Event 4/9/14 7PM - 8:30PM

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Bilal Qureshi shares excerpts of his recent reporting and personal travels through Pakistan.Pakistani artists and writers are becoming...

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Digital Concert Hall: Berlin Philharmonic, L.v.Beethoven & Richard Strauss 3/28/14 3PM - 4:30PM

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  Anton Webern, Sechs Stücke für Orchester op6b   Ludwig v Beethoven Konzert für Klavier und Orchester Nr.5 Es-Dur op. 73   Richard...

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Deutsch am Mittag: Neuigkeiten in zeitgenössischer deutscher Fotografie 3/10/14 12PM - 1PM

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Speaker: Josefine Raab, Curator, Gute Aussichten Tour of Gute Aussichten Exhibit & Discussion Sprechen Sie Deutsch? All who wish to...

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New German Photography Exhibition Opening: Young German Photgraphers 3/6/14 6PM - 8PM

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With curators Josefine Raab and Stefan Becht and a performance by contemporary German performing artist Marcel Sparmann. Sparmann studied...

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Abbas Khider (Reading) 3/4/14 6:30PM - 8:30PM

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Part Odyssey of the Persian Gulf and part 1001 Nights in Europe, this debut novel is drawn from the author’s experiences as a political...

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The Secret Race. A Film & Discussion about the NSA (Zeitgeist Discussion) 2/20/14 6:30PM - 8PM

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Germany, 2013, 27 min., Director: Tobias Rosenberger, Cast: Malte Scholz (from Pullach, Germany, headquarters of the intelligence agency...

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Digital Concert Hall: Berlin Philharmonic, Alan Gilbert 2/14/14 12PM - 1:30PM

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                                                                               Antonín Dvořák: Cello Concerto in B minor Truls Mørk:...

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Fukushima & Nuclear Power Plant Risks (Uranium Film Festival) 2/12/14 6:30PM - 8:30PM

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Abita. Children from FukushimaGermany, 2012, 4 min, animation, English subtitles, Directors: Shoko Hara and Paul BrennerAbita tells the...

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Atom Bombs & Nuclear War (Uranium Film Festival) 2/11/14 6:30PM - 8:30PM

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The Last FlowerIran, 2013, 6 min, animation, no dialogue, Director: Sima BagheryAn atomic world war destroys all of civilization....

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Uranium Mining (Uranium Film Festival) 2/10/14 4PM - 8:30PM

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The Atomic States of AmericaUSA, 2011, 92 min, documentary, English, Directors: Don Argott & Sheena M. JoyceIn 2010, the United States...

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Games Afternoon - Spielenachmittag 2/9/14 3PM - 6PM

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Come enjoy German games and a glass of wine with us! Games by German designers are enjoying increasing popularity outside their native...

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Afrofuturism Exhibition Opening 2/4/14 6PM - 9PM

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Afrofuturism, a term coined in the early 1990s, addresses themes and concerns of the African diaspora using elements of science fiction...

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Afrofuturism Films & Discussion 2/3/14 6:30PM - 9PM

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Screening of Pumzi, a Kenyan science-fiction piece by Wanuri Kahiu, and two films about Drexciya: the Britist Hydra Decapita and Simon...

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Indestructible II (Damage Control Film Series) 1/27/14 6:30PM - 8:30PM

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While destruction as a theme can be traced throughout art history, starting in the early Atomic Age it evolved into a pervasive cultural...

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Digital Concert Hall: Berlin Philharmonic, Leonard Bernstein 1/24/14 3PM - 4:30PM

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  Leonard Bernstein, Prelude Fugue and Riffs   Oswaldo Golijov, Gonzalo Grau, Nazareno für zwei Klaviere und Orchester   The Berlin...

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Deutsch am Mittag: 60 Jahre Kurzfilmfestival Oberhausen 1/14/14 12PM - 1PM

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 Speaker: Christiane Büchner, Cologne-based filmmaker and member of the Oberhausen international Short Film Festival program...

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Indestructible I (Damage Control Film Series) 1/13/14 7PM - 9PM

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  Introduced by Christiane Büchner, Cologne-based filmmaker and member of the Oberhausen International Short Film Festival program...

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Berlin Philharmonic: Digital Concert Hall; Stravinsky, Schubert, Beethoven 12/13/13 1PM - 4PM

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Berlin Philharmonic with Gustavo Dudamel lgor Stravinsky: Suite No. 1 for small orchestra and Suite No. 2 for small orchestra Franz...

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Hear Now! Soundscapes DC 11/19/13 7PM - 8:30PM

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With Marika Partridge and the DC Listening Lounge Collective Marika Partridge, one of the founders of Hear Now, created a twenty-minute...

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Bury My Heart in Dresden 11/19/13 6:30PM - 8:30PM

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Introduced by Dr. Lars Hänsel (Director, Konrad Adenauer Foundation) and Bettina Renner (director, Bury My Heart in Dresden)Germany, 2012,...

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Berlin Philharmonic : Digital Concert Hall, Arnold Schönberg 11/15/13 1PM - 4PM

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Berlin Philharmonic with Sir Simon Rattle With Soile Isokoski, Karen Cargill, Burkhard Ulrich, Stephen Gould, Lester Lynch, Thomas...

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75 Years Night of Broken Glass Film & Discussion (Reichspogromnacht) 11/12/13 6:30PM - 9PM

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Popular responses to the Nazis’ marginalization and persecution of Germany’s Jewish minority varied tremendously. If few Germans openly...

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Daniel Batliner: Normal People Fighting Normality 11/5/13 6:30PM - 8PM

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Award-winning Liechtenstein-born playwright and author Daniel Batliner will read a selection of his short stories about peoples’ everyday...

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Linger On (Verweile doch) exhibit opening reception 11/2/13 6PM - 8PM

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Featuring photographs by Max Baumann, Iris Brosch, Reinhard Hentze, Carina Linge, Matthias Ritzmann, and Robert Schlotter. Opening...

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Cinema Time: Ulf Langheinrich’s Drift 10/30/13 6:30PM - 8PM

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Drift is an audiovisual installation which uses the superior image and technical qualities of modern cinemas as an extended space for art...

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New Media – New Freedom? Discussion 10/25/13 2PM - 6PM

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Are social media a curse on societies, as Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan stated during the Gezi Park protests? Or do they foster freedom of...

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Benjamin Lauterbach’s The Chinese (Der Chinese) 10/22/13 6:30PM - 8PM

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Germany in the distant future: Environmental problems are a thing of the past, diseases have been eradicated, and educational crises have...

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European Architectural Photography Prize 2013 Exhibition Opening 10/16/13 6PM - 8PM

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“Focus of Attention” (Im Brennpunkt) Introduced by DC-based architectural photographer Maxwell MacKenzie Im Brennpunkt | Focus of...

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Berlin Philharmonic: Digital Concert Hall, Beethoven, Zimmermann &Schubert 10/11/13 2PM - 6PM

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Berlin Philharmonic with Karl-Heinz Steffens & Ludwig Quandt Ludwig van Beethoven: Leonore Overture No. 3 Bernd Alois Zimmermann:...

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