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Texas bluesman Mance Lipscomb and Chris Strachwitz, 1964 (c) This Ain’t No Mouse

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Texas bluesman Mance Lipscomb and Chris Strachwitz, 1964 (c) This Ain’t No Mouse

Wednesday, 6 May 2015, 6:30 pm

This Ain’t No Mouse Music!

Roots music icon and Arhoolie Records founder Chris Strachwitz is a detective of deep American music—music that is the antithesis of the corporate “mouse music” dominating pop culture. More...

Until Thursday, 30 April 2015

gute aussichten: new german photography 2014/2015

The eight “gute aussichten 2014/2015” award winners are hot on life's heels. Death, migration, discrimination, loneliness, isolation and desperation are put face to face with happiness, cognizance, diversity and creative energy. More...

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    Current Projects

    Everywhere You Look: A Virtual Tour of German-American Sites in Washington, DC   deutschenglish

    Learn the history of our buildings and the people associated with them.

    LIVESTREAM - Urban Places Public Spaces   deutschenglish

    Follow our live global discussion with Johannesburg, Rotterdam and Munich on Sunday (26.04.) and tweet under #places15. Starting at 11.00 AM (CET).

    Transatlantic Outreach Program   deutschenglish

    Resources on Modern Germany for K-12 Social Studies Educators in the US and Canada.


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