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"Organ guy" from South Shore Farmers' Market heads for Germany

Published Aug. 25, 2015

Anyone who's visited the South Shore Farmers' Market has most likely heard John Miller cranking out sweet sounds from his barrel organ - sometimes called a street organ. This past Sunday was Miller's last local performance for awhile. He leaves Thursday for a 3 1/2-year pipe organ builder's apprenticeship in K├╝rten, Germany.


"Phoenix" is a "Vertigo"-riffing psychological slow burn that soars

Published Aug. 23, 2015

If you're planning on riffing off of one of Hollywood's greatest director's greatest movies, you better know what you're doing. Luckily, the man behind "Phoenix" is the extremely talented German director Christian Petzold, who smartly takes a touch of Hitchcock and twists it into an impressive project all of his own, a brilliantly crafted modern post-war noir carefully cloaked in mystery that slowly but satisfyingly burns to a quiet fireworks display of a finale.


6 things I learned in Germany

Published May 8, 2015

No matter how far away you go for vacation, it's hard not to keep track of the similarities and differences of the cultures that you encounter along the way. Here are a few notes Jason McDowell kept during his visit to the motherland.


Local German language students honored at awards ceremony

Published May 4, 2015

The DSSV (German Language and School Society of Wisconsin) held its 60th annual Awards Ceremony at 3 p.m. on Sunday, May 3 at Marquette University High School in Milwaukee. The event recognized outstanding achievements in the DSSV's Essay Contest and the 2014 National German Exam.


Fromme is uber-committed to German Fest

Published July 20, 2014

Festa Italiana ends today, and German Fest is up next. In preparation for next weekend's festival of all things German, chats with Klaus Fromme, who has been the executive director and president of German Fest since 1981.

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