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Colorful Tribute to Goethe in Kansas City

Goethe’s Theory of Color meets light art: German-American artistic collaboration Luftwerk (Petra Bachmaier and Sean Gallero) are experimenting with light conditions – from day to night, light to dark. Their color-coded wallpaper is activated through shifting color interactions and is inspired by Goethe’s Theory of Colors. The exhibition celebrated the opening of the Goethe Pop Up Kansas City. www.goethe.de/ins/us/en/sta/ppk.html

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News

German Director Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck Nominated for Second Oscar

von Donnersmarck’s film, “Never Look Away,” has been nominated in the Best Foreign Language Film category.

Berlinale Palast | © Jan Windszus
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Featured Events

Wunderbar: A Celebration of German Films

The 69th annual Berlinale Film Festival in Berlin, Germany was last week. Couldn’t make it to the German Hauptstadt this year to partake in the festivities? No problem! Let the superbly-curated digital event series Wunderbarfilms transport you there.

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Flying Steps USA / Episode 2

So you think you can Tanz? The Flying Steps came to schools and universities across the US to work with kids on the value of music, dance, and self-expression.

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Flying Steps USA / Episode 1

If we had a dollar for every time Johann Sebastian Bach and breakdance collided on the Lincoln Memorial, we’d have exactly $1. Follow their US dance and school tour in these videos.

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Fritz Ascher

Fritz Ascher was one of the most famous German artists to survive repression and exile during National Socialism. An exhibition of his life and work is now on display at the NYU Grey Art Gallery in NYC.

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Urbanscreen Atlanta

Bauhaus goes Hip-Hop: Urbanscreen projects a vibrant video/art display onto the Fulton Public Library in Atlanta.

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Urbanscreen Indianapolis

History projected in lights in the Hoosier state. This musical lightshow created by design-studio Urbanscreen lights lit up the façade of the Athenaeum in Indianapolis.

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Wunderbar Films on demand

Foreign Film lover? Movie buff? Anyone can enjoy new as well as classic films from Germany. Wunderbar Together is now offering a selection of German films for free through the Kanopy streaming service.

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Blog

Cornelia Funke: America is different. Germany is too!

The German Times interviewed author Cornelia Funke to discuss her experiences in finding literary success as a German author living in the United States and the inside view of German-American relations.