Many regions of Germany are celebrating the highlight of the Carnival season: Rose Monday. Also on the show: illustrator Christoph Niemann's successful magazine covers and a trip to the lost city of Herculaneum.
Just one ticket for all museums - that's the idea behind the Long Night of Museums. Invented 20 years ago in Berlin, the noctural museum festival has spread to many cities around the globe.
There's more to Germany's music scene than Wagner and Beethoven - at least according to an exhibition in Frankfurt. The show, called "Oh Yeah!" presents 90 years of pop music in Germany.
The Bauhaus centennial isn't until 2019, but the Bauhaus Museum Weimar is celebrating early with works by Bauhaus sculptor Gerhard Marcks. The artist focused on human forms and was an influential teacher.
Are silent films just slapstick and gags? The Silent Film Festival in Bonn is breaking down clichés of the genre by screening soundless movies about prostitution in Vienna, Ireland's IRA - and a film from China.
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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