October 14-23: KulturFest 2010 – German American Society Celebrates The Diversity Of German Culture

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From our partners at KulturFest

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KulturFest 2010 — Celebrating German Culture in PDX
Event Information for October 14th to 23rd

For event updates and additional information, visit the German American Society website: www.GermanAmerican.org or call 503-775-1585

Thursday, October 14: Classical Concert: Meditations Hébraique
7 pm | The Old Church, 1422 SW 11th Ave, Portland. 503-222-2031 www.oldchurch.org.
Tickets: $15 at the door, $12 in advance, $10 Students at www.germanamerican.org

The German American Society presents the classical music trio of Rebecca Rust (cello), Friedrich Edelmann (bassoon) and Vera Breheda (piano). Rust and Edelmann have performed in Europe and Asia, recently returning from a tour to Japan where they played at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo for the Emperor and Empress of Japan. They are partnering with internationally recognized Vera Breheda for their Portland performance.

Saturday, October 16: Cinema: Whisky mit Wodka
6:30 pm, Portland Art Museum, Whitsell Auditorium, 1219 SW Park Avenue, Portland. Tickets $9 at www.germanamerican.org (Co-Sponsored with the NW Film Center.)

The German film displays a humorous take on the entertainment business. The film is funny but also displays a more critical look at society. A must for cinema lovers! A refreshing look at contemporary German culture.

Friday, October 22: Jazz Concert: Sebastian Schunke Group
Doors open at 6:30, show starts at 8:00.
Jimmy Mak's, 221 NW 10th Ave, (between Davis and Everett), Portland. 503-295-6542.
www.jimmymaks.com
. Tickets $15 at www.germanamerican.org

Jazz fans should not miss this innovative group of musicians! Berlin based Sebastian Schunke is one of the world's leading young Jazz composers and pianists and is coming to Portland to perform his one-of-a-kind show. Schunke incorporates a modern Berlin Jazz sound with African and Latin American elements to create a truly multidimensional Jazz experience.

Saturday, October 23: Children's Theater: Feuer und Flamme
2 and 4:15 pm, Chapman School Auditorium, 1445 NW 26th Dr, Portland.
Tickets $10 www.germanamerican.org.

This theater company brings to our youngest, German language theater productions of "Polarsafari" and the classic "Das Doppelte Lottchen". Feuer und Flamme has travelled all the way from Braunschweig, Germany to stage a rare theater performance which is fun for big and small!