06Aug 2017

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 […]

26Jul 2017

We cordially welcome Consul General Thomas H. Meister to his post in Houston.  His domain will encompass the states of Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas.  We wish him a lucky hand in all his endeavors, and that he will find out the true meaning of the native American word Texas: “friend.”  You can […]

19Jun 2017

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 […]

14Jun 2017

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 […]

10Jun 2017

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 […]

05May 2017

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 […]

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