Monthly Archives: August 2014

World renowned Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra begins celebratory U.S. tour in Houston on November 3 Former President George H. W. Bush and former Secretary of State James A. Baker, III to serve as honorary chairs of the concert Mayor Annise D. Parker, City of Houston and Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy supporting efforts with […]

The Houston Liederkranz cordially invites you for a popular German get-together on Sunday, August 17, 2014, at 12:00 p.m. They promise you Music – Singing – Dancing – Fun as well as Herings-, Schinken-Salami-, and Kasesebroetchen (for non-German speakers, that is Kaiserrolls filled with hering, ham, salami or cheese). The bar is stocked with your […]

Do you remember the “night the world changed forever”? That’s what they say about November 9, 1989, when the Berlin Wall fell 25 years ago, and brought together one-time enemies to change the course of modern history. But what happened on August 13, 1961, a date that caused decades of suffering and untold tragedy to […]