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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.
The Venice Film Festival is the oldest film festival in the world - and the one with the most beautiful backdrop. This year's program boasts veteran filmmakers and Hollywood buzz. But who'll be on the red carpet?
Each new book by the bestselling US author is always highly anticipated - reviewers all jump on his work. Jonathan Franzen's latest novel, "Purity," is now released in the US.
How did a rat change Beethoven's life? Was he really a grouch? Who was his secret lover? There are enough books on the famous composer to fill a library, but there are still many mysteries surrounding his life.
A Syrian refugee is among the three winners of Germany's Goethe Medal for intercultural understanding: philosopher Sadik Al-Azm. Museum director Neil MacGregor and theater director Eva Sopher were also honored.
Pianist Lang Lang and footballer Ricardo Kaká have both turned their Twitter accounts over to aid workers for a day. The campaign aims to share on-the-ground experiences to mark World Humanitarian Day on August 19.
Are Germans uptight? In this DW interview, Ann-Marlene Henning, Danish sexologist, TV host and author of "Make Love," reveals her insight on Germans' sex lives - and what women in particular can do to improve theirs.