Welcome to Zeitgeist Northwest!

Welcome to Zeitgeist Northwest!

UPCOMING EVENTS : April 4, 2015 @ 4pm Osterfeuer- Easter bonfire, April 8, 2015 @ 7pm German Movie Night: Somewhere else tomorrow, April 18, 2015 @ 10am  Aurora Heritage Tour, April 28, 2015: Germany Oregon Energy Efficiency Symposium _______________________________________________________________________ GERMAN RELATED EVENTS IN PDX AND … >>>

Zeitgeist NW Harvest & Heritage Tour April 18, 2015

Zeitgeist NW Harvest & Heritage Tour April 18, 2015

Saturday April 18, 2015 10:00am – 1:30pm The tour will start at the Old Aurora Colony Museum in Aurora where Museum Curator Patrick Harris will take us on the “Emma Walk” through historic Aurora, sharing stories of the town’s early German and Swiss … >>>

OSTERFEUER - EASTER FIRE

OSTERFEUER – EASTER FIRE

Please join us for an old North European tradition on April 4th, 2015; starting at 4pm THE TRADITION OF EASTER FIRES On Good Saturday and Easter Sunday in rare occasions also on Easter Monday, large fires are lit at dusk in sections of Northwestern … >>>

Portland German Film Festival - Monthly Film Series

Portland German Film Festival – Monthly Film Series

Zeitgeist Northwest is excited to introduce our PORTLAND GERMAN FILM FESTIVAL – Monthly Film Series. We will show a variety of films the second Wednesday of the month at the Clinton Street Theater.   April 8, 2015 @ 7.00 PM – SOMEWHERE ELSE … >>>

German Immersion Summer Camp

German Immersion Summer Camp

Camp Abenteuer July 19 – 24 , 2015 Our Camp Abenteuer theme for 2015 is: Die Germanen: The Germanic Tribes. We’ll immerse students in 1000-year-old ways (with modern plumbing). Mark your calendars: July 19-24. For more information on the  2015 camp check back the … >>>

Passive House Talk with Günter Lang

Passive House Talk with Günter Lang

 Zeitgeist NW presents: in collaboration with Passive House Northwest and Urban Nest Realty an evening with  Günter Lang of Passivhaus Austria and Lang Consulting , Vienna  6:30pm Wednesday, March 25, 2015 Urban Nest Realty , 3041 N Williams Ave, Portland Vienna & Portland: … >>>

Oregon Jewish Museum exhibit : Anne Frank

Oregon Jewish Museum exhibit : Anne Frank

OREGON JEWISH MUSEUM AND CENTER FOR HOLOCAUST EDUCATION presents the exhibit: Anne Frank: A History for Today January 15, 2015- April 14, 2015 Opening Reception: Wednesday, January 14, 5:30-7:30 | Between 1942 and 1944, Anne Frank [born 1929]  hid with her family in … >>>

ZGNW info chat: law series

ZGNW info chat: law series

We will repeat the series in the fall 2015 ! Please email us if you would like  contact information for the attorneys        

Laternenumzug - Lantern parade

Laternenumzug – Lantern parade

  Thank you all for coming  see you again next year !

Neue Buchbesprechung : Herta Mueller

Neue Buchbesprechung : Herta Mueller

Herta Müller, Heute wäre ich mir lieber nicht begegnet. Roman. Muenchen: Verlag Hanser, 2009. 240 Seiten. Zuerst erschienen bei: Rowohlt Tb. April 1999. von Klaus Engelhardt Zwischen den zwei einleitenden Sätzen ,,Ich bin bestellt. Dienstag Punkt zehn” (S. 7) und dem Schluss ,,Ha, ha, … >>>

Previous Book Reviews

Previous Book Reviews

Schmitter Heisler, Barbara. From German Prisoner of War to American Citizen: A Social History with 35 Interviews. Jefferson/North Carolina: McFarland and Company, 2013. 203 Seiten. von Klaus Engelhardt Es ist wohl eher die Ausnahme, dass ein Auswanderungswilliger die Gelegenheit hat, das Ziel seiner Absicht zuerst in … >>>

In the Footsteps of Bertolt Brecht in Berlin

In the Footsteps of Bertolt Brecht in Berlin

In the Footsteps of Bertolt Brecht in Berlin By Bill Siverly and Jutta Donath Scroll down for the German version This is the first of a series of short articles with pictures of our adventures while tracking down the locations of German literary … >>>