Frank Woeste is one of few German jazz musicians who have found fame in France. He has lived in Paris for almost twenty years.
The German jazz label ACT has been promoting young talents for 25 years. It's a reason to celebrate. Trombonist Nils Landgren and pianist Michael Wollny are part of the ACT family. They tell us about this unique label.
Digital Artifacts: Sculptor Matthias Hintz crafts works from old CDs. Also: How the Polish jazz musician Kinga Głyk became an Internet phenomenon. And: A visit to the Portuguese university town of Coimbra.
When Kinga Głyk plays her bass, she gets younger listeners interested in jazz, too. The 20-year-old Polish musician is an Internet star, especially thanks to her cover of Eric Clapton’s song “Tears in Heaven.”
How free should art be? This is an ongoing debate in Russia. Now, a film about ballerina Matilda Kshesinskaya and her relationship with Nicholas II could be banned because Orthodox Church members have taken offense.
Margaret Atwood is a feminist, an environmental activist and a bestselling writer. Since Trump came to power, some even view her books as prophetic. She’s just been awarded the Peace Prize of the German Book Trade.
In 2012, Kraftklub came to fame with a hymn to their hometown of Chemnitz, formerly known as Karl-Marx-Stadt. The band has just released their third album in which hip hop meets punk rock.
To grab people's attention and raise environmental awareness, artists, musicians and activists have turned to more visual ways of getting the message across - including sometimes drastic measures.
As the death toll rose early Tuesday following an explosion at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, the city pulled together online to help located the missing and offer beds and help to those in need.
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