Houston Education

15Sep 2017

The Kathrine G. McGovern College of the Arts at the University of Houston is hosting A Moores to Mendelssohn Celebration, a FREE recital featuring students from the Hochschule fuer Musik und Theatre “Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy,” a Moores School of Music partner school in Leipzig, on Monday, October 2, 2017, in Dudley Recital Hall, Moores School […]

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 […]

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 […]

31Mar 2017

We are fortunate to have Dr. Christian Schaaf as the guest speaker for our next member meeting on Tuesday, April 25, 2017.  Dr. Schaaf will be speaking to us about “Personalized medicine – how genomic information allows us to better understand human neuropsychiatric disease.”  (See his impressive bio below.) Please RSVP to angelika@houstonleipzig.org if you […]

03Mar 2017

I am a volunteer for the Carnival Ticket Sales Committee representing the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo.  Through the sales of HALF PRICE carnival packs, admission tickets and the solicitation of donations, our dedicated volunteers raised $7.8 million last year alone to help support the Show’s mission and Texas youth and education!!  Be part of […]

09Jan 2017

The Houston Saengerbund presents the eight Finalists of its Second Annual German Singing Competition in concert on Saturday, January 21, 2017, at 7:30 p.m. in the sanctuary of First Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1311 Holman in Houston, Texas.  Tickets are $10, $5 for students. The Finalists were selected from 82 entrants.  Three judges will select the […]

24Dec 2016

Following is a message from Rustin Buck, Organizer of the Houstonfest German Contest: Dear speakers and friends of the German language, I would like to invite you to help promote the study of the German language in the Houston area by serving as a “judge” at the Houstonfest German contest.  Some of you have helped […]

30Jun 2016

Another evening of fun and laughter awaits us with the delicious movie Wer Früher Stirbt Ist Länger Tot (Grave Decisions).  One reviewer thought that the “plot fits together perfectly, captures you completely, makes you laugh out loud hysterically at times and cry at others.” When this film was first released 10 years ago, it quickly […]

11Apr 2016

The following letter is from Shelby Lyn Simms, a student from the Houston area currently studying at Abilene Christian University, who is raising money with a Leipzig or Bust Invitational Golf Tournament for her study trip to Leipzig this summer. Hello! 2016 is going to be a great year as I plan to study abroad […]

10Apr 2016

We can hardly wait until Tuesday evening, when we meet to hear Paul Hopper on Siegfried – the Mythological Hero.  It will be an enthralling talk!  For more information, please take a look at the article on our website http://houstonleipzig.org/2016/03/31/houston-leipzig-presents-paul-hopper-on-siegfried-the-mythological-hero/. Please be sure to let us know now at angelika@houstonleipzig.org that you will join us […]