Germany

02Aug 2016

We think of soccer as a game that has been around forever, at least as a street game in Europe and maybe South America, but it’s been only a little over a hundred years that “Fussball” became popular and legal in Germany.  In Bavaria, home to the FC Bayern Munich, one of the most famous […]

11Apr 2016

Our program series for the first half of the year ends with a spectacular offering – Dr. Helga K. Aurisch, European, Curator of European Art at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston, will introduce us with her customary charm, humor, and extensive knowledge to the exhibition High Society: The Portraits of Franz X. Winterhalter on  […]

10Apr 2016

American Space Leipzig is an initiative between the University of Leipzig and the U.S. Government to encourage learning, exchange, and dialogue between the United States and Germany.  The first center of its type in Central Germany, it offers a public platform for dialog and exchange between the USA and Germany on a local level. Its […]

31Mar 2016

Paul Hopper is back by popular demand!  Remember the wonderful presentation he gave us last year about Die Walkuere?  Everyone was enthralled.  Now he will tell us about a great spectacle, masterful storytelling, and electrifying music.  This is the year of Siegfried – the first hero and mortal to appear in a world of gods, […]

27Mar 2016

Vom Eise befreit sind Strom und Bäche Durch des Frühlings holden, belebenden Blick; Im Tale grünet Hoffnungsglück; Der alte Winter, in seiner Schwäche, Zog sich in rauhe Berge zurück. Von dort her sendet er, fliehend, nur Ohnmächtige Schauer körnigen Eises In Streifen über die grünende Flur; Aber die Sonne duldet kein Weißes, Überall regt sich […]

13Feb 2016

Join story teller Marec Béla Steffens and pianist Tali Morgulis for an evening of storytelling and piano playing on Saturday, February 20, 7:30 p.m. in the parish hall of Christ the King Lutheran Church, 2353 Rice Boulevard, Houston, TX  77005.  A requested donation of $20 will benefit the February Mission Offering for Feed the Homeless […]

13Sep 2015

Just a brief note to let you know that the Museum of Fine Arts cordially invites you to a special concert celebrating the final day of the spectacular Habsburg exhibition: The Habsburgs: Dangerous Liaisons, Fate, and Demise—A Story Told through the Music of Bohemian Composers, with classical pianist Fabio Banegas Jiříček today, Sunday, September 13, […]