His 2007 Acadamy Award-winning independent film "Once" was a surprise hit, and proved that musical films don't neccessarily have to look like musicals. His latest film "Sing Street" is a tribute to the 1980s.
Did you know that your lifestyle can influence your cancer risk? Or that tea towels can make you sick? DW brings you this week's health news, all in one handy guide right here!
With Frida Kahlo: Making Her Self Up, London's Victoria and Albert Museum provides insight into how the artist constructed her iconic persona. Here are a few of the items on show.
People began to domesticate and breed dogs according to their needs thousands of years ago. Today, hundreds of different breeds are internationally recognized. These five breeds have names linked to their European roots.
The director of the German Film Museum, Ellen Harrington, has a particular connection to '2001, A Space Odyssey'. In an interview with DW, she talks about why she rented a whole cinema to see the film and why she still finds it so fascinating.
Kamila Shamsie's tale of family and faith in the modern world beat out five other contenders for the prestigious award. Shamsie thanked the award's founders for promoting women's voices in literature.
Acclaimed Russian conductor Gennady Rozhdestvensky has died. He guest-conducted for many major orchestras, including the Berlin Philharmonic and the Boston Symphony.
The #MeToo and "Time's Up"movements have reshifted the balance of power in arts and culture. At DW's Global Media Forum in Bonn, a panel of prominent women discuss the seismic changes underway.
So far, it has been difficult to get a hold of documents of the renowned composer. But that will be much easier after the Wagner National Archive has been digitized.
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