Frank Woeste is one of few German jazz musicians who have found fame in France. He has lived in Paris for almost twenty years.
Euromaxx presenter Meike Krüger took an unusual path to the DW television studio - via a dive trip in the Philippines. As the show celebrates its 5,000th edition, she looks back on what she calls "the best job ever."
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.
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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