© Nadia Hassani
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Share Your Photos of German Summer Food and Drinks with #AmericanCooksGerman

This summer, Spoonfuls of Germany is launching the summer edition of #AmericaCooksGerman to highlight tasty German delicacies found across the country. Readers are invited to post their own photos of German summer favorites with the hashtag #AmericaCooksGerman.

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Share Your Story: Historical Edition #3

This week’s story comes to us from the German Heritage in Letters project. The German Heritage in Letters project digitizes hand-written correspondence between German immigrants in the U.S. and their family back home. The project helps preserve preserve and tell an authentic story of immigration from Germany. The letters are primarily from 1840s – 1880s, where at the peak, more than 3 million letters were sent each year.

© Nadine Fraczkowski
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Anne Imhof’s “Sex” Makes its American Debut at the Art Institute of Chicago

Anne Imhof brought her most recent work, “Sex,” to the Art Institute of Chicago.  The German visual and performance artist is best known for receiving the prestigious Golden Lion at the 2017 Venice Biennale for her powerful installation, “Faust.” “Sex” opened with three days of live performances and continues as an installation that included sculpture, painting, and sound.

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The Potential

On May 21st, the Detroit-Berlin Connection hosted a conference entitled “The Potential” in cooperation with Your Mom’s Agency, Wunderbar Together, the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, and the Goethe Institute Chicago. The exchange is the brainchild of Dimitri Hegemann, founder of one of Berlin’s original Techno clubs and a lifelong ambassador for the Detroit-Berlin Connection.

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Share Your Story: Historical Edition #2

This week’s story comes to us from the German Heritage in Letters project. The German Heritage in Letters project digitizes hand-written correspondence between German immigrants in the U.S. and their family back home. The project helps preserve preserve and tell an authentic story of immigration from Germany. The letters are primarily from 1840s – 1880s, where at the peak, more than 3 million letters were sent each year.