After ten years under construction, the Elbphilharmonie concert hall will see its inaugural performance on January 11th, 2017. The complex also contains a hotel and exclusive apartments.
After the violent riots surrounding the G20 summit in Hamburg, the city's newly opened concert hall is thanking police officers by offering them free seats at a piano concert.
Throughout the night into Saturday, police cracked down on protests in Hamburg, which is hosting a two-day G20 summit. With the authorities restoring control over the city, world leaders are set to meet anew.
Hamburg's new concert hall, designed by Herzog & de Meuron, is groundbreaking in several ways -- and it has stunning acoustics. The Elbphilharmonie: a striking landmark in Hamburg's waterfront HafenCity.
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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