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There's never a dull moment in the run-up to the 103rd Bayreuth Festival. This time, rather than members of the Wagner clan duelling in the press, stage director Frank Castorf is at the center of the storm.
This analysis of the German pop scene's success abroad is unprecedented in scope.
Each week our Arts.21 reporters scour Germany's cultural scene and present you with a selection of their best finds.
A pioneering glaciologist, Claude Lorius had already warned the world about climate change in the 60s. While these issues are now being discussed at the Paris Climate Conference, a new film explores his life.
In protest against the increasing persecution of minorities in India, the author Arundhati Roy has returned an Indian national award. She was ashamed of what was happening in her home country, she said.
In our Melting Pop series, PopXport introduces artists from Germany whose families come from all over the world. This time we meet Blumio, a Düsseldorf rapper with Japanese roots.
German-Afghan photographer Lela Ahmadzai tells DW how she stays safe while working in Afghanistan and how she's molding a new image of the country. Her works are now on show in Berlin.
Two freerunners compete to see who can bend physical laws and dimensions more. They climb the walls and grow and shrink faster than Alice in Wonderland. This is parkour for the eyes.
Why is one joke hilariously funny when others fall totally flat? Why do people tell jokes at all? An Oxford University professor tells DW about social grooming and what makes the perfect joke.