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There's never a dull moment in the run-up to the 103rd Bayreuth Festival. This time, rather than members of the Wagner clan duelling in the press, stage director Frank Castorf is at the center of the storm.
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Steven Spielberg's Cold War spy thriller "Bridge of Spies" has opened in New York to rave reviews. Starring Tom Hanks, the film tells of the near-nuclear fallout after the downing of a US spy plane over the Soviet Union.
After "Wetlands" and "Wrecked," Charlotte Roche's latest book is a manifesto for female sexual liberation. But for DW's Sarah Hofmann, the tale of a frustrated new mom who has sex with the nanny is rather anti-feminist.
As the Beethovenfest concludes a successful month-long marathon of top-notch concerts - director Nike Wagner's debut -, it also looks ahead to the Beethoven Year 2020.
Stunning geometric and full of hidden details, Andreas Gursky's photographic artworks also comment on the impact of capitalism and globalization. He's sold the priciest photo of all time, and is now giving a solo show.
Shift Hashtag: a special edition on how the digital world can create “Heimat” – a sense of home and belonging. For many users, life online offers a sense of community and connection.
The enfant terrible of the fashion scene, Jean Paul Gaultier is known for sailor stripes, bare skin and gender games. His creations are now on show in Munich.