Monthly Archives: February 2013

On Sunday, February 24, from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., the German Language Center will have an OPEN HOUSE for Kinderspiel, a unique German-English Dual Immersion Program for PreSchoolers, and the German American Elementary School, grades 1-5, at 3516 Mount Vernon, Houston, TX  77006.  For more information, please consult their website here

The Consulate General of Italy, the Consulate of Sri Lanka in Houston and St. Thomas University present the screening of Paola Randi’s Into Paradiso. The movie will be screened with English subtitles on February 24 at 3:00 p.m. at St. Thomas University – Jones Hall, 3910 Yoakum Drive, Houston TX. Admission is free of charge. […]

Dear Music Lovers, We invite you to join us this summer on a fascinating tour of the Baltic: the Church Choir of Christ the King Lutheran Church will travel to Vilnius (Lithuania), Riga (Latvia), Tallinn (Estonia), along with Helsinki (Finland) and St. Petersburg (Russia).  The two-week trip departs July 16 and returns July 29, and […]

A rare treat will be offered at Sunday Forum at Christ the King Lutheran Church in a lecture on the 20th century opera work Wozzeck by Alban Berg.  Richard Spuler, senior lecturer in German and Culture at Rice University will present on the history and significance of Berg’s monumental work, which will be performed in […]

On Sunday, February 17, 2013, at 6:00 p.m., the Bach Choir Houston and Mercury Baroque perform in Bach Vespers at Christ the King Lutheran Church.  This Sunday’s program features music from the city of Hamburg, which had a lasting impact on Bach from the time of his first visit there as a fifteen year old […]

Willkommen Y’All!! You do not have to be German to enjoy this festival. In the beginning, there was Alpenfest on one flat bed trailer, and a small committee of volunteers with lots of determination. After twelve years of fun and frolic, the festival has become an annual tradition in Tomball and one of the best […]

We’re All Going to Space: Well Known Space Entrepreneur Explains How You Will Last Forever For anyone to be able to go to outer space – this is the vocation of Charlie Chafer, one of the first commercial space entrepreneurs, with the launch of a new NASA funded project, the first navigable Solar Sail. The sail will head towards the […]

The Houston Liederkranz cordially invites you to its Carnival Party “It’s Time for a Masquerade” at 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 9, 2013 at the Liederkranz Hall, 5100 Ella Boulevard, Houston, TX  77018. Come in Costume – Bring Good Cheer – the Ziggy Band will make you dance your feet off – Prices for the […]

In a ceremony on Monday evening, January 14, Consul General Klaus-Joachim Gühlcke conferred upon Pastor Robert Moore the Order of Merit (Bundesverdienstkreuz)  of the German government in the name of the President of the Federal Republic of Germany Joachim Gauck. It is the highest honor that the Republic of Germany bestows on citizens and foreigners […]

On March 1 and 2, at 8:00 p.m., the Houston Symphony presents Wozzeck, Alban Berg’s masterwork opera of “social criticism, lust, murder and morality” at Jones Hall in a concert version. First performed in 1925, Wozzeck is a chilling and tragic story of social criticism, lust, murder, and morality, as poor Wozzeck falls victim to cruelty and […]

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