Yearly Archives: 2013

The Board of Directors Cordially invites you to a Special Meeting in Lieu of the Annual Meeting and the Christmas Party PLEASE JOIN US FOR THE ELECTION OF DIRECTORS The Nominating Committee presents the following slate of candidates for election:  Irene Hickey – Rodney Koenig – Robert Moore – Patricia Maass – Angelika Schmidt-Lange – […]

Dear Members and Friends of Houston-Leipzig, a busy and interesting year comes to an end.  Under the leadership of our 2013 President Dr. Ute Eisele we participated in some outstanding and true highlights; I mention only our 20th anniversary celebration in September and the visit of the St. Thomas Boys Choir last month. Next year […]

If you are in Leipzig this week, why don’t you watch a movie in English – American Studies Leipzig presents The Public Enemy on Wednesday, December 4, 2013, from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the American Studies Room GWZ 2.5.16.  For more information, check out their website:

Following the extensive coverage of the 200-year anniversary of the Voelkerschlacht/Battle of the Nations, Houston-Leipzig cordially invites you to a presentation in words and music by Jeffrey S. Sposato from the Moores School of Music at the University of Houston, on Thursday, November 14, 2013, at 6:15 p.m. at Christ the King Lutheran Church (more […]

Leipzig, October 8, 2013.  As part of the celebrations for the 20th anniversary of the Staedtepartnerschaft Leipzig-Houston in 2013, the Leipzig association is presenting an exhibition of NASA Imagery entitled “Across all Borders – Über die Grenzen Hinaus.” The exhibit is in cooperation with the International Space Education Institute and will take place in the […]

Slip into Café Vienna to enjoy Austrian music, bites, coffee, and wine in a café environment specially designed by Punita Valambhia Interiors in collaboration with Decorative Center Houston. These special exhibition viewings only take place on selected Mondays, when the Museum is closed to the public. Cindi Strauss, curator of decorative arts, and Marissa Hershon, […]

Fitzcarraldo Introduced by Gwen Goffe, former associate director, investment and finance, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston A haunting film in a class of its own, Werner Herzog’s Fitzcarraldo tells the story of opera aficionado Brian Sweeney “Fitzcarraldo” Fitzgerald (Klaus Kinski, who played the title character in Herzog’s Aguirre: The Wrath of God, also set in […]

Houston will welcome a cultural treasure from Leipzig, the Thomanerchor (St. Thomas Boys Choir), the only musical institution in Europe in continuous existence for over 800 years.  Johann Sebastian Bach was once its director, Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy worked with it, and Richard Wagner was a member. On Saturday, November 9 at 7:00 p.m. the choir will […]