In the long catalog of atrocities committed by the so-called Islamic State, few triggered such disbelief as the wanton destruction of the ancient city of Palmyra. With IS driven from the city, its theater is no longer a venue for murder - but music.
The spoken-word artist was scheduled to play at a hangar of the former Berlin airport Tempelhof as part of the new Volksbühne theater's program, but she decided to cancel the show due to "personal threats."
Does Germany have a world-class cultural scene? We look at 10 popular myths about culture in Germany and see how they stand up to the facts. It's not an easy task in a place where culture is considered holy.
This year's Beethovenfest got off to a start with Rimsky-Korsakov, Wagner and of course Beethoven – in a concert that reflects the festival motto "Distant Loved One."
The far-right AfD party did astonishingly well in the state of Saxony. In cities like Pirna and Görlitz, theaters and orchestras use art to combat the populist party, teaching children and teens about tolerance.
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