Yearly Archives: 2017

It’s movie night at Houston-Leipzig.  Do join us for Lola Rennt! – Run Lola Run on Thursday, August 24, 2017, at 6:30 p.m. at L’Alliance Française, 427 Lovett Boulevard, Houston, TX  77006 (please note parking restrictions below).  The film is in German and has English subtitles. Have you ever had a particularly calamitous or unfortunate […]

With much sadness we heard that Dr. Hinrich Lehmann-Grube, first Mayor of Leipzig after the fall of the Wall, died on Sunday, August 6, 2017.  He was 84 years old.  Dr. Lehmann-Grube was Mayor when the sister city relationship between Houston and Leipzig was established, and he was instrumental and supportive in bringing the cities […]

Leipzig.  Franziska von Sohl. Two new records: international visitors and ticket sales This year’s Leipzig Bach Festival drew to a close on June 18 with a performance of the Mass in B Minor by Johann Sebastian Bach in St. Thomas’ Church, Leipzig (Germany). Nearly 71,000 visitors attended the 120-plus events that made up the ten-day […]

Dr. Sandy Frieden of the University of Houston will teach “a series of bizarre and insanely beautiful films guaranteed to mess with your mind!  Each class includes a lecture, snacks, and drinks.” The films will be shown at 14 Pews, 800 Aurora Street, Houston, TX  77009 from 6:30 to 9:00 p.m. on the Thursdays set […]

The Bundeswehr is coming to Houston – Commander Colonel Ingo Kresser of the German Air Force Air Defense Center (GAFADC), based at Fort Bliss (TX) and Fort Sill (OK), and Deputy Commander of the GAFADC based at Fort Bliss, Lieutenant Colonel Martin Herter, will present their training operations in Texas and Oklahoma at the Houston-Leipzig […]

We have an extra-special program for you at our next meeting on Thursday, May 11, 2017, at 6:30 p.m. in the Parish Hall of Christ the King Lutheran Church, 2353 Rice Boulevard, Houston, TX  77005:  one of Leipzig’s Buergermeisters is in town, and with his teenage daughter Annalena we’ll have a double header!  Since we […]

The Houston Saengerbund invites all to its Fruehlingskonzert on Tuesday, April 25, 2017, at 7:30 p.m.  The concert will take place at First Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1311 Holman, Houston, TX  77004.  Admission is free. The Houston Saengerbund, founded in 1883, is the oldest musical association in the city. The purpose of the Society is to […]

Die Christ the King Lutheran Church heisst Euch herzlich willkommen zum Ostergottesdienst in deutscher Sprache unter freiem Himmel mit Empfang im Gemeindesaal am 16. April 2017 um 14 Uhr. Die Kirche befindet sich an 2353 Rice Boulevard.  Man kann kostenlos auf dem Rice University Stadiumparkplatz parken. Christ the King Lutheran Church welcomes you to the […]

Murder, Mayhem, and a great Meal – the curse of the Ring continues as potions lead to betrayals, deception, and murder. The Houston-Leipzig Sister City Association cordially invites you to a social gathering and talk with the inimitable Paul Hopper, dramaturg at the Houston Grand Opera on Götterdämmerung – The Twilight of Houston Grand Opera’s Ring […]

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