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letters, diaries and photos belonging to the Nazi Gestapo chief Heinrich Himmler seems to reveal a thoughtful, loving husband and devoted father to his daughter
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Tom Bloch: Twin Towers Photo Twins @ National September 11 Memorial Visitor's Center | Wednesday, January 1, 2014 - Wednesday, December 31, 2014
Germany-based journalist and photographer; some of Tom Bloch's images are currently on display at the National September 11 Memorial Visitor's Center.
Recapturing the Scenic Wilds @ Wave Hill - Glyndor Gallery | Sunday, September 7, 2014 - Sunday, December 7, 2014
German artist Alexa Hoyer and Liselot van der Heijden present voyeuristic photographs from their ongoing projects in the American Museum of Natural History, whether of fake flora or spectators' silhouettes.
German Language Learning Club @ Kolping New York | Tuesday, September 9, 2014 - Tuesday, December 16, 2014
The 2014 fall semester for the German Language Learning Club, will start Tuesday, September 9,
Xanti Schawinsky: Head Drawings and Faces of War @ The Drawing Center | Friday, September 19, 2014 - Sunday, December 14, 2014
Xanti Schawinsky: Head Drawings and Faces of War is a look at first generation Bauhaus artist Alexander 'Xanti' Schawinsky's prolific oeuvre, which encompasses a range of social and political investigations.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange | Sunday, October 5, 2014 - Thursday, January 8, 2015
Deadline: Janurary 8, 2015: Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange (CBYX) is an academic year program for high school and gap year students to study abroad in Germany. Congress-Bundestag scholars serve as "youth ambassadors" of the United States.
Egon Schiele: Portraits @ Neue Galerie New York | Thursday, October 9, 2014 - Monday, January 19, 2015
A special exhibition devoted to portraiture created by the masterful Austrian artist Egon Schiele.
Martin Schoeller @ Hasted Kraeutler Gallery | Monday, October 13, 2014 - Saturday, January 3, 2015
Renowned German portraitist Martin Schoeller knows how to make a globally recognized face captivate viewers anew - as if seen for the first time.
City Kinder: Baby's First Year | Wednesday, October 15, 2014
The format of the group will provide you with the opportunity to meet other new German speaking Moms and exchange experiences.
KinderHaus Registration for PreSchool and Pre-K @ KInderHaus | Thursday, October 23, 2014 - Thursday, December 4, 2014
Start of the tour season: During the tours, families will get an opportunity to meet with KinderHaus's highly qualified and experienced teachers while walking through the PreSchool and PreK classrooms.
Illusive Reality @ Helac Fine Art | Thursday, October 23, 2014 - Saturday, November 22, 2014
A group show by European artists, including German and Swiss, curated by Soraja Helac. Featuring Andreas Bechtler, Regine Bechtler, Simone B., Marta Jovanovic, Hrvoje Slovenc, TARWUK, and Christa Winter.
Wiesenthal - The Play @ Acorn Theatre at Theatre Row | Friday, October 24, 2014 - Sunday, February 1, 2015
Filled with hope, humanity, and humor,Wiesenthal is the inspiring true story of Simon Wiesenthal. Sometimes referred to as "The Jewish James Bond,"
Ulf Puder @ Marc Straus | Sunday, October 26, 2014 - Friday, December 12, 2014
The German artist's paintings depict haunting environments filled with abandoned architecture and other symbols of human industrialization.
Bettina Blohm @ Marc Straus | Sunday, October 26, 2014 - Friday, December 12, 2014
The German artist's visual language is inspired by the dense color palettes of Matisse, the scale and breadth of the Abstract Expressionists, and the poetic lack of naturalism of Asian landscape paintings.
Nadja Frank: Rock Shop III @ Denny Gallery | Sunday, October 26, 2014 - Sunday, December 7, 2014
In Rock Shop III, German artist Nadja Frank explores both the macro and micro elements of the geological material she worked with in Rock Shop, her first solo exhibition at Denny Gallery in 2013, and Rock Shop II, her second installment of the exhibition
Bachstock @ WQXR, | Saturday, November 1, 2014 - Sunday, November 30, 2014
30 Days of Peace and Music; Festival Celebrates the Music of Johann Sebastian Bach On-Air, Online at, and with Special Live Events around NYC.
Addie Wagenknecht: Shellshock @ bitforms gallery | Sunday, November 2, 2014 - Sunday, December 7, 2014
An American artist based in Austria, Wagenknecht builds installations, interventions, paintings and sculpture that investigate the cultural connection between technology and social interaction.
Neo Rauch: At the Well @ David Zwirner | Thursday, November 6, 2014 - Saturday, December 20, 2014
The exhibiton brings together new small and large format paintings that expand the artist's unique iconography of eccentric figures, animals, and hybrids within vaguely familiar but imaginary settings.
Cornelia Thomsen @ Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany | Thursday, November 6, 2014 - Friday, November 28, 2014
Exhibition of New York-based German artist's work reflects the hypocrisies, pressures, and ironies of life in communist East Germany.
Scraps of Poetry @ Deutsches Haus at NYU | Friday, November 7, 2014 - Monday, January 5, 2015
The exhibition presents seven approaches in which artistic tools have been generated from the process of fragmentation and re-contextualization of language, space, and material, and which question space and occurrences
Fassbinder: Romantic Anarchist (Part 2) @ Film Society at Lincoln Center | Friday, November 7, 2014 - Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Part two of this retrospective - the largest in New York City in over a decade - which includes all of Fassbinder's theatrical movies and many of his television films, along with several works connected with his eternally relevant artistry.
German Jews at the Eastern Front in WWI: Modernism Meets Tradition @ Leo Baeck Institute | Sunday, November 9, 2014 - Sunday, February 15, 2015
At the outset of WWI, German Jews were hopeful to finally claim their rightful place in German society as equal citizens by demonstrating their loyalty and patriotism.
Mummenschanz - The Musicians of Silence @ NYU Skirball Center | Thursday, November 20, 2014 - Sunday, November 30, 2014
In the witty, weird, wordless universe of MUMMENSCHANZ, the ordinary becomes extraordinary when common materials, everyday objects and colorful abstract shapes and forms spring to life.
German Delights: Christmas Markets @ Two different locations | Thursday, November 20, 2014 - Wednesday, December 24, 2014
Enjoy our original Gingerbread cookies, Stollen cake, German chocolate and have a cup of delicious Christkindl's Winterdrink!
All-Day Bach Organ Marathon @ Saint Peter's Church | Saturday, November 22, 2014, 7:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Bringing together accomplished organists from the Juilliard School - performing more than 150 fugues, chorales and other works - the marathon can be experienced in different levels of commitment.
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All-Day Bach Organ Marathon @ Saint Peter's Church | Saturday, November 22, 2014, 7:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Bringing together accomplished organists from the Juilliard School - performing more than 150 fugues, chorales and other works - the marathon can be experienced in different levels of commitment.
The Decent One @ Symphony Space | Sunday, November 23, 2014, 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
letters, diaries and photos belonging to the Nazi Gestapo chief Heinrich Himmler seems to reveal a thoughtful, loving husband and devoted father to his daughter
Bach Vespers: The Feast of Christ the King @ Holy Trinity Lutheran Church (65th Street) | Sunday, November 23, 2014, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Featuring: the Diderot String Quartet, House of Time and members of the Dark Horse Consort
Molecular Revolution in Brazil in New York: Micropolitics and Cartographies of Desire @ MINI/Goethe-Institut Curatorial Residencies Ludlow 38 | Monday, November 24, 2014 - Thursday, December 4, 2014
Curatorial resident Eva Birkenstock invited the Sao Paulo-based initiative P.A.C.A. to jointly organize a seminar and series of events.
Hermann Leopoldi - The Life of a Viennese Piano Humorist @ Austrian Cultural Forum | Tuesday, November 25, 2014, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Hermann Leopoldi b. 1888 in Vienna, d. 1959 in Vienna, was one of Austria’s greatest piano humorists and composers of popular songs.
Iris Ornig The IO-5 @ 55 Bar | Wednesday, November 26, 2014, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Bassist & composer Iris Ornig is one of the most original female voices on today's New York jazz scene. Since her arrival in New York City in 2003, she had played with an amazing roster of the most influential contemporary jazz musicians in NYC .
Michel Maurer Trio @ Seeds Brooklyn | Wednesday, November 26, 2014, 8:30 PM - 10:00 PM
- Michel Maurer (drums, composition); Marius Duboule (guitar, composition); Sam Trapchak (bass).
Thanksgiving at Blaue Gans @ Manhattan - Blaue Gans | Thursday, November 27, 2014, 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
This Thanksgiving, savor a three course dinner prixe-fixe featuring new takes on holiday favorites such as Pumpkin Ricotta Gnuddi with Roasted Squash and Parmesan, Venison Goulash with Bread Dumplings,
Thanksgiving at Wallse @ Manhattan - Wallse | Thursday, November 27, 2014, 11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
The Wallse welcomes your family with a three-course holiday meal featuring Chef Gutenbrunner's favorite flavors of the season.
Thanksgiving at Edi & the Wolf @ Manhattan - Edi & the Wolf | Thursday, November 27, 2014, 1:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Give thanks with a contemporary take on rustic Austrian fare from Michelin-starred chef/co-owners Eduard Frauneder and Wolfgang Ban.
Christkindlmarkt @ Long Island - Plattduetsche Park Restaurant | Saturday, November 29, 2014 - Sunday, November 30, 2014
Do your Christmas shopping or just come by, relax and browse in our "Kaffee-Stübchen" with coffee & cake soup, Bratwurst, franks, potato salad; large variety of imported Christmas Items available.
Gerd Rautert: Reconstructing Reality @ Agora Gallery | Saturday, November 29, 2014 - Friday, December 19, 2014
Rautert’s work, a mixture of acrylic and other media and executed in a variety of techniques, is emotionally charged and deliberately open to interpretation.
Adventsingen / Christmas Caroling @ Manhattan - Zum Schneider | Sunday, November 30, 2014, 1:00 AM - Sunday, December 21, 2014, 2:00 PM
On all four Sundays leading up to Christmas: Traditional community singalong with Benjamin and Sylvester on the guitar and hammer dulcimer; German and American Christmas carols
Learning German till Xmas @ Deutsches Haus at NYU | Monday, December 1, 2014 - Thursday, December 18, 2014
Registration for holiday intensive term is now open
Richard Wagner: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg @ Metropolitan Museum of Art | Tuesday, December 2, 2014 - Tuesday, December 23, 2014
James Morris and Michael Volle share the central role of Hans Sachs. Johan Botha reprises his indomitable Walther, and the elegant Annette Dasch is Eva.
Dohnanyi / Dvorak @ | Thursday, December 4, 2014 - Saturday, December 13, 2014
A Philharmonic Festival Conducted by Christoph von Dohnányi
Bread and Puppet @ Theater for the New City | Thursday, December 4, 2014 - Friday, November 21, 2014
In keeping with their long standing tradition of "sublime arsekicking puppetry," the award-winning Vermont-based Bread & Puppet Theater, featuring German-born Artistic Director Peter Schumann and his troupe of puppeteers.
Reimagining TV in an On-Demand World @ McCann-Erickson Building | Thursday, December 4, 2014, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Christopher A.H. Vollmer, Global Managing Director of Strategy&'s Digital Services talks about new user trends and business models in the digital video industry in the U.S. and Europe.
Heinrich Schütz: The Christmas Oratorio @ Zion German Evangelical Lutheran Church in Brooklyn | Saturday, December 6, 2014 - Sunday, December 7, 2014
Musica Nuova, New York's Baroque ensemble and The Weckmann Project present The Christmas Oratorio by Heinrich Schütz, in a new staged production that dramatizes the tale.
German Christkindlmarkt @ Zion-St. Marks Evangelical Lutheran Church (Yorkville) | Saturday, December 6, 2014, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
German Lebkuchen, cookies, Christstollen, Christmas ornaments, and much, much more. Enjoy Glühwein and Christmas spirit at the church.
Holiday Bazaar/Weihnachtsbasar @ German International School New York | Saturday, December 6, 2014, 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Enjoy authentic German and Swiss food and drinks, browse and shop room after room of handcrafted goods made by local artisan, and join in the fun with games and a raffle (past items have included Lufthansa airlines tickets)!
Schlierachtaler Stamm: 86th Edelweiss Ball @ Long Island - Plattduetsche Park Restaurant | Saturday, December 6, 2014, 6:30 PM - 12:00 PM
Seminar: Die Meistersinger @ Wagner Society of New York | Sunday, December 7, 2014
Roundtable of cast members from Metropolitan Opera's Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg is featured at annual seminar
Rellas Spielhaus: St. Nikolaus Feier @ Manhattan - Bier International | Sunday, December 7, 2014, 3:00 PM - 6:30 PM
You will get a chance to take pictures with your family and St. Nikolaus and enjoy a hot chocolate and Glühwein or have an late lunch or early dinner!
German American Business Outlook 2015 @ Thomson Reuters | Monday, December 8, 2014, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Presentation and Panel Discussion: This year's study is especially addressing the transition toward Industrie 4.0/the Smart Factory, Skilled Workforce, and the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP).
Smart Cities @ German Center for Research and Innovation | Tuesday, December 9, 2014, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Urbanization, globalization, demographic, and climate changes are continually placing higher demands on our cities. Panel discussion.
Alma Mahler's Salon @ The Bruno Walter Auditorium | Wednesday, December 10, 2014, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Celebrating the music of her famous composer friends: Gustav Mahler, Richard Strauss, Bruno Walter, Erich Wolfgang Korngold, Fritz Kreisler & others
From the Shtetl to the Lecture Hall: Jewish Women and Cultural Exchange @ Leo Baeck Institute | Thursday, December 11, 2014, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Until the 19th century, women were regularly excluded from graduate education. When this convention changed, it was largely thanks to Jewish women from Russia.
GIS: Admissions Open House @ German International School New York | Friday, December 12, 2014, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Meet the school's administration, learn about the bilingual curriculum, and take a student-guided tour of the school. Children are welcome!
Claudionei Penha - Tenor @ Klavierhaus Concert Hall | Saturday, December 13, 2014, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Lyric Recital (Tenor and Piano) with arias of Opera, Operettas, Lieder and songs of different period of music history from various composers like Händel, Schubert, Emmerich Kalman, Franz Lehar,&#8206; Massenet, Bellini, Villa Lobos.
The Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson Trio @ 92nd Street Y | Saturday, December 13, 2014, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
20% off the regular price!! See details below. The trio performs favorites by Dvorak and Brahms and, in honor of the German-American composer's 85th birthday, Andre Previn's Piano Trio No. 2.
Advent & Christmas Celebration @ Zion-St. Marks Evangelical Lutheran Church (Yorkville) | Sunday, December 14, 2014, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Enjoy Zion St. Mark's beautifully decorated parish hall, colorful Christmas Platters with the traditional Stollen, fruit, nuts and other Christmas goodies, coffee/tea. A fun raffle awaits the lucky winners.
German-American Hiking Club: Christmas Party @ Kolping New York | Sunday, December 14, 2014, 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
The club and its members offer a traditional dinner buffet, Christmas carols, and a visit by Santa Claus along with live music and dance.
A World in Flux @ American Insitute For Contemporary German Studies | Monday, December 15, 2014, 11:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Symposium: German-American Relations and a Changing Global Order
Free Demo Class: Musikalische Mäuse @ Broadway Presbyterian Church | Monday, December 15, 2014, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Musikalische Mäuse is a German music and movement program for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers. The song material used in class derives from the German folk tradition, spiced up with a contemporary flair.
Kinderhaus Brooklyn: Winter Camp @ | Monday, December 15, 2014, 6:00 PM - Friday, December 19, 2014, 6:00 PM
The children will build birdfeeding stations for the backyard birds, will create and craft their own wrapping paper and use potatoes for hedgehog stamp pictures.
Defne Sahin @ Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany | Tuesday, December 16, 2014, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Born and raised in Berlin, the New York-based singer and composer Defne &#350;ahin is rapidly developing an international reputation as a versatile and creative performer, who draws influences from time spent immersed in different countries and cultures.
New Filmmakers: Final Traces of the Abstract Expressionists @ Anthology Film Archives | Sunday, December 21, 2014, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
German artist Caro Jost takes viewers to the original locations where the Abstract Expressionists were active in NYC from ca. 1940 - 1970. These locations, at which art history was made, are the former studios and apartments, meeting places and bars, exhi
Two Mansions in The Wilderness @ | Sunday, December 21, 2014, 9:15 PM - 6:00 PM
Discover the secrets of two mansions in Harriman State Park;; Optional: check out the only firetower in the park; Meet at Gate Hill Rd. parking by SBM-Trailcrossing and Rt. 106; 6 miles.
Beloved Sisters @ Lincoln Plaza Cinemas | Wednesday, December 24, 2014 - Thursday, January 8, 2015
German director Dominic Graf's sumptuous film about rebellious poet Friedrich Schiller and the two penniless aristocratic sisters who, together, experience an unforgettable period which will eventually bind them forever.
New Year's Eve Party at Zum Schneider @ | Wednesday, December 31, 2014
Annual bash with DJ Volka Racho and DJ Nöl; German hits and the best international songs of 2014; Champagne at midnight; Watch the ball drop on the big screen.
American Museum of Natural History @ | Sunday, January 11, 2015, 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Including Imax Theater and Hayden Planetarium; Many tours, shows and exhibits in one of the world's premier museums.
Palisades & Hudson Trail, NJ @ | Sunday, January 25, 2015, 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Meet at Linwood Park Shopping Center, West side of Route 9W, Fort Lee, NJ. 10 mi.
Anne-Sophie Mutter: Sibelius @ Carnegie Hall | Wednesday, February 11, 2015, 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
The German star violinist joins Cristian Macelaru and the Danish National Symphony Orchestra for a performance of Sibelius's Violin Concerto.
Anne-Sophie Mutter @ Carnegie Hall | Tuesday, April 14, 2015, 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Chamber Music with Pianist Yefim Bronfman and Cellist Lynn Harrell
Anne-Sophie Mutter: New World Symphony @ Carnegie Hall | Tuesday, April 28, 2015, 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
An eclectic program that spans Biedermeier Vienna to 20th century Switzerland is performed by Anne-Sophie Mutter, "the undisputed queen of violin playing" (The Times, London),