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The Medea Insurrection: Radical Women Artists Behind the Iron Curtain Premieres at the Wende Museum in California

The Medea Insurrection: Radical Women Artists Behind the Iron Curtain is an art exhibition premiering at the Wende Museum in Los Angeles this November as Wunderbar Together celebrates the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.

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President Frank-Walter Steinmeier to Attend a Joint Concert by the Gewandhausorchester and the Boston Symphony Orchestra

On October 31, Wunderbar Together will celebrate the official end of the Year of German-American Friendship with Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier with a joint concert by the Leipzig Gewandhausorchester and the Boston Symphony Orchestra in Boston.  This concert, the first of three, will be the first time that the two orchestras will perform together on stage.

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Alicja Kwade Exhibition Opens at MIT’s List Visual Arts Center

Berlin-based artist Alicja Kwade will be opening her newest exhibition here in the United States with “Alicja Kwade: In Between Glances” at the List Visual Arts Center at MIT. Together with a concurrent sister exhibition in Dallas Texas, this is her largest US museum exhibition to date.

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The Best of German Cinema Premieres in Los Angeles at the German Currents Film Festival

This October, Hollywood’s historic Egyptian Theatre will play home to the German Currents Film Festival, bringing the cutting edge of German cinema to a West Coast audience and screening everything from arthouse films to blockbusters and children’s movies. The centerpiece of the festival will be an appearance by renowned German director Andreas Dresen, who will open the festival with the LA premiere of his award-winning film, Gundermann.

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Geometry of Light

Geometry of Light is a light-based art intervention by Luftwerk in collaboration with Iker Gil, which projects light and patterns both inside and on the grounds surrounding the Farnsworth House, a historic Bauhaus-inspired home located outside of Chicago, Illinois that was designed by renowned Bauhaus thinker Mies van der Rohe.

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“Hans Haacke: All Connected” Premieres at the New Museum in New York

German-born artist and sculptor Hans Haacke’s work is being showcased at the New Museum in Manhattan, NY. This museum is exclusively devoted to contemporary art and is now a home for some of Haacke’s kinetic works, environmental sculptures and visitor polls of the late 1960s and early ‘70s.

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Transatlantic Sync Fosters Innovation in Silicon Valley

“Transatlantic Sync. Germany & Silicon Valley: Shaping a Shared Digital Future” is a conference focusing on the impact of digital technologies on business and society hosted by the German American Business Association in Mountain View, CA.

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MEUTE Kicks off their North American Tour at the Lincoln Memorial!

In a new era of music, MEUTE combines two unlikely elements to make a unique sound: techno music and live instruments. Covering famous EDM songs, this brass marching band of eleven drummers and horn players from Hamburg, Germany brings bass drops and electronic beats to life.

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re:publica Debuts in the Motor City on the Sequencer Tour

Already the largest conference on the internet and digital society in Europe, re:publica has now partnered with the Reeperbahn Festival and the next media accelerator to create the Sequencer Tour USA, which is touring the US this year with stops in Los Angeles, Austin, and now Detroit!

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Panel Discussion “Science Meets Oktoberfest”

The panel discussion “Science Meets Oktoberfest” will feature alumni of German universities and universities of applied sciences. Speakers will present their various career paths, highlight the relevance of their studies and research in Germany, and discuss the role Germany plays for them today.

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The German American Agricultural Technology Symposium Talks the Future of Farming in Colorado and Germany

Each year, the German American Chamber of Commerce – Colorado Chapter (GACC-CO) highlights one aspect of German-American business with their German American Business Series (GABS). This year, they’re taking a look at agriculture.

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NORMCORE

The term “Normcore,” a portmanteau of “normal” and “hardcore,” refers to a recent trend that challenges the concept of adhering to rules and standards as a way of rebelling and standing out. With NORMCORE, an immersive exhibition, Berlin-based artists Sascha Appelhoff and Lena von Goedeke examine the concept of a “norm.”

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Short Films by Julian Rosefeldt at the Hirshhorn Museum

Don’t miss your chance to enjoy a selection of short films by Berlin-based artist Julian Rosefeldt, whose critically acclaimed work, Manifesto (2015), has gained worldwide attention both as a feature-length film and as an installation and is the anchor to the Hirshhorn’s current exhibition under the same title: Manifesto: Art x Agency.

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Camp Fahrenheit 516 Brings German and American Junior Firefighters Together

This summer, a group of enterprising young Germans and Americans participated in a different kind of cultural exchange called Camp Fahrenheit 516. The camp, hosted by the Nassau County Junior Firefighters Association, brought together Junior Firefighters from Nassau County, New York and Haverlah, Germany for a week of intense training.

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The 19th Annual GAIN Conference in San Francisco

From August 23-25, the German Academic International Network (GAIN) will hold its 19th annual conference, GAIN19, hosting over 500 participants from science, industry, academia, and politics in San Francisco, California. GAIN19 educates international researchers about opportunities for academic careers and funding in Germany.

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Was ist Liebe?/What is Love? Exhibit Highlights German-American Relationships

“Was ist Liebe/What is Love…German-American Relations(hips)” is a photography and storytelling exhibit aimed at exploring one aspect of German-American relations that is rarely discussed, but is perhaps the strongest of all the Transatlantic ties: romantic relationships between Germans and Americans.

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Interview with Artist Julian Rosefeldt at the Opening of Manifesto: Art x Agency at the Hirshhorn

Julian Rosefeldt’s Manifesto is a multichannel film installation starring Cate Blanchett that uses excerpts from 54 political and social manifestos to create an immersive visual experience. This immersive exhibit can be viewed at the Hirshhorn Museum from now until January 5, 2020.

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The New Paltz Band at the 70th Annual Kutztown Folk Festival

Kannscht du deitsch schwetze? Kaanscht du muukka funge? If you can read that, you already know a little Pennsylvania Dutch! And what better way to practice your Pennsylfaanisch Deitsch than by singing along with some traditional folk music?

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Artist Talk with Julian Rosefeldt at the Hirshhorn Museum

Berlin-based artist Julian Rosefeldt joins Hirshhorn chief curator Stéphane Aquin for a discussion on the process behind his internationally renowned practice of making visually striking and politically charged multi-channel video installations, including the acclaimed artwork Manifesto.

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Fulbright On the Road! and the Building Bridges Conference

What do Americans think about Germany today? What makes Americans tick? And how can people on both sides of the Atlantic get to know each other better? Seventeen German and American Fulbright grantees and alumni will answer these and more as a part of “Fulbright On the Road!,” a road trip across the USA from May 11 to 17, 2019.

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Manifesto: Art x Agency at the Hirschhorn Museum

Manifesto: Art x Agency is a group exhibition that examines the art historical impact of artist manifestos from the 20th century to present day. Organized by the Hirshhorn’s Chief Curator Stéphane Aquin, Manifesto: Art x Agency also marks the Washington, D.C., debut of German artist Julian Rosefeldt’s multichannel film, Manifesto, presented alongside a diverse selection of works from the museum’s permanent collection.

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EU Open House 2019

On Saturday, May 11, visitors in Washington, DC can learn more about the countries and cultures of the European Union at the annual EU Open House!

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Wunderbar Together at the Bay Area Book Festival

This year, the Bay Area Book Festival is partnering with Wunderbar Together and the Goethe-Institut San Francisco to bring special events dedicated to German language and literature to the Golden State.

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MUTEK.SF

MUTEK.SF is a four-day festival taking place March 2-5 across an eclectic mix of venues throughout San Francisco and featuring a blend of international luminaries with artists from the local community.

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This Saturday: Bundesliga Live Stream in Chicago

Don’t miss the chance to join Wunderbar Together and fan clubs of BVB Dortmund and Schalke 04 at a Bundesliga live stream as a part of Germany Week in Chicago!