Love and hate, death and revenge - the world of William Shakespeare. On the 400th anniversary of his death we plunge into the cosmos of the world's greatest playwright. His stories remain gripping to this day.
What do characters such as Hamlet or Richard III have to say to us today, in times of great upheaval and uncertainty? German actor and Shakespeare villain Lars Eidinger must surely know!
How does a woman play Hamlet? How do young writers like to quote Shakespeare these days? How “amused” are the British by their William S.? Arts.21 does a Shakespeare check.
Love and hate, death and revenge – the world of William Shakespeare. On the 400th anniversary of his death, we plunge into the cosmos of the world’s greatest playwright. His stories remain gripping to this day.
Ötzi the iceman hits the big screen, a mother flees and a family takes an unsettling vacation in the German contributions at the Locarno Film Festival. For DW's Julia Hitz, the German entries weren't daring enough.
Nearly two-thirds of German youths aged 13 and under read books several times a week, according to a new study. Magazines are still very popular among the age group. Only one-third turns to YouTube for entertainment.
Konstantin Gropper of the Get Well Soon one-man music project told DW he's "difficult to be around" when he's working on a new album - and what makes the tiny Haldern Pop Festival worth playing at.
By some calculations, hip-hop is celebrating 44 years as a musical genre and a movement this weekend. German rap is not quite so old, but there have been three rhyme-rich decades so far.
Millions of kissing and laughing smileys are sent out in text messages every day. As they now become superstars in "The Emoji Movie," here's a look back at how the hype surrounding the visual language developed.
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