PAM Exhibition: This Is War!

PAM Exhibition: This Is War!

Graphic Arts from the Great War, 1914-1918 AUG 30 – DEC 14, 2014 1219 SW Park Avenue World War I started 100 years ago and the Portland Art Museum has mountied a terrific – and sometimes terrifying – exhibit to commemorate an event … >>>

Concert : Moon shines red

Concert : Moon shines red

November 2, 7pm @ Vie de Boheme Moon Shines Red is a unique double-bill celebrating both German and French musical icons and stories: first, the character-driven, politically potent and sharp-edged Theatremusik of Kurt Weill & Bertolt Brecht; second, the art of the chanteurs and chansonniers—creators … >>>

Oktoberfest 2014

Oktoberfest 2014

Not Just Another Oktoberfest Zeitgeist Northwest partnered up with Base Camp Brewing Company for the brewery’s upcoming Oktoberfest celebration which will bring together the best of Bavarian tradition and Portland craft beer. Enjoy live music, kid-friendly activities, Currywurst, participate in a costume contest and … >>>

Portland German Film Festival Nov 7-11

Portland German Film Festival Nov 7-11

Portland German Film Festival will take place November 7-11 @ Cinema 21 in NW Portland , featuring new German and Austrians movies. For more details visit the Festival website  and check out the teaser trailer on You Tube !

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 once a month at the Clinton Street Theater. Slated so far are: Wednesday, November 12, 2014 @ 7:00 PM THIS AIN’T … >>>

ZGNW info chat: law series

ZGNW info chat: law series

Due to high demand we will repeat the series in October/November. Dates are : Oct 16, Oct 30, Nov 13  more information is coming soon Send us an email if you are interested in the contact information of the attorneys. Dual citizenship – … >>>

German Immersion Summer Camp 2014

German Immersion Summer Camp 2014

 A special thanks go to the staff of Camp Abenteuer See you again in 2015  For more information on the  2015 camp check back the website: Camp Abenteuer – a German Immersion Adventure for kids Grade 2 -12 of all language skill levels at the … >>>

MAIFEST 2014

MAIFEST 2014

Thank you all for participating in our third Maifest and congratulations to all raffle winners! The Roseburg German Band – A fourteen-member group dedicated to playing German music and making people happy. A typical performance of this group will include waltzes, polkas, Scottish … >>>

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, … >>>

Next Zeitgeist NW Harvest & Heritage Tour in Spring  2015

Next Zeitgeist NW Harvest & Heritage Tour in Spring 2015

Thank you all for joining us on the first Zeitgeist Northwest Harvest & Heritage Tour Our tour started at the Old Aurora Colony Museum in Aurora where Museum Curator Patrick Harris took us on the “Emma Walk” through historic Aurora, sharing stories of … >>>

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 … >>>

Welcome to Zeitgeist Northwest! Click here for upcoming event information

Welcome to Zeitgeist Northwest! Click here for upcoming event information

* UPCOMING ZGNW Events  October 4 :  Oktoberfest 2014 @ Base camp brewing company  October 16, October 30; November 13 : Law talks November 2: German – French Chanson Night with Siri Vik and band @ Vie de Boheme November 7-11 : Portland … >>>