Submission (Unterwerfung), by Michel Houellebecq
The Goethe-Institut Washington, together with Scena Theatre, presents "Spotlight: Berlin," a series of Berlin play workshops featuring selections of the latest and most sensational plays to appear on the Berlin stage. Join us for a staged reading of Michel Houellebecq’s Submission (Unterwerfung). On Monday, July 1 at 6:30 pm.
Jazz in the Basement: The Kelton Norris Quartet
Jazz in the Basement is a monthly concert series featuring local jazz artists, organized by the DC Public Library and curated by Bertrand Uberall and John Cook. In July, we are excited to present Drummer Kelton Norris and his quartet, featuring a rare trombone/guitar front line, performing original compositions as well as new arrangements of jazz standards. On Sunday, July 7, 2 pm.
German Cinema 101: Alice in the Cities (Alice in den Städten), Dir. Wim Wenders (1974)
A German journalist struggles with inspiration in writing an editorial piece on the United States. He unwillingly becomes saddled with taking care of a young girl named Alice, who joins him on his journey back to Germany. Together, the two bond on the road as they search for Alice’s grandmother. On Monday, July 8 at 6:30 pm.
The Elite and the Popular in the Arts: An Evening of Brecht
Join us for an evening of music, theater, and poetry from Bertolt Brecht, the German artist who straddled the categories of popular and elite culture. It is the third event in the program The Elite and the Popular in the Arts. Presented by the Goethe-Institut and the Bertelsmann Foundation. On Tuesday, July 9 at 8 pm.
QUEER AS GERMAN FOLK: CELEBRATING 50 YEARS OF TRANSATLANTIC RAINBOW FRIENDSHIP
Fifty years ago, in 1969, the Stonewall Uprising in New York City launched the modern queer rights movement in the United States and around the world. This exhibition takes the fiftieth anniversary of Stonewall as an opportunity to outline the current state of discourse on queer emancipation against the backdrop of the past half-century. The exhibiton runs until August 23.
Five-Week Intensive Courses and Ten-Week Standard Courses Summer 2019!
Online registration is currently ongoing for five-week intensive courses as well as 10-week standard courses beginning the week of June 17, 2019. Enter promo-code June2019 at check-out and save 10% on all courses beginning in June 2019 (case-sensitive; code valid through 6/3/2019; offers may not be combined).