Monthly Archives: October 2011

With one of the first cold fronts in town – it’s beginning to look  lot like Christmas – at least at Spec’s Midtown, where lots of Christmas goodies came in for all those who love German holiday treats, and for all those whose first bite of a Pfeffernuss or a Dominostein evokes Christmases past.  It’s […]

You are cordially invited to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Deutsche Samstagsschule Houston (German Saturday School Houston) on Saturday, October 29, 2011, at 10:00 a.m.  at Christ the King Lutheran Church.  Students of the school will offer a musical delight along with other festivities.  The German Consul General Roland Herrmann will present a congratulatory […]

Maeshelle first reported in the post Joan’s Fate/Who Dies for Love Nowadays? Heike Hennig about the Johannapark in Leipzig, its origin, and a new musical drama by Heike Hennig about the tragic Johanna, who was forced into a loveless marriage, and who died at age 21.  Maeshelle now recounts a splendid evening and surprising information […]

The Houston-Leipzig Sister City Association is delighted to invite you to the festivities celebrating 30 Years of Bach Society Houston this Sunday, October 16, 2011, beginning at 5:15 p.m. with Illuminations, followed by the Anniversary Concert.  Long an informal tradition, the Bach Society has fêted its sponsors, friends, and musicians with an Oktoberfest after the […]

Es waren wunderschoene Stunden – we all had such a wonderful time! There were over 80 of us; we filled almost the entire outdoor garden. We enjoyed great company, had wonderful conversations, tasted delicious food, listened to good Oktoberfest music . . . all that in perfect Houston October weather.

The Houston Liederkranz and Houston Saengerbund cordially invite you to their Oktoberfest on October 15 at the Houston Liederkranz Hall.  Festivities begin at 4:00 p.m. with the Henry Tannenberger Orchestra, followed by the Jaegermeister band.  The Liederkranz & Saengerbund Choir — back from their tour in Germany — will perform, and there will be a […]