Sting is set to reopen the Bataclan concert venue on the eve of the one-year anniversary of the Paris attacks, playing songs from his new album "57th & 9th." Tickets for Saturday's concert are sold out.
With his new album "57th & 9th," Sting, who turned 65 in October, goes back to his roots: good old rock and roll reminiscent of his Police days. Meanwhile, his voice has matured.
A year after 90 people were killed by terrorists in Paris' Bataclan, the concert venue is set to reopen. British rocker Sting announced he will be giving the first concert, with proceeds going to the victims' families.
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.
Two years after The Floating Piers, landscape artist Christo is back with a 20-meter-high work, The Mastaba, made of thousands of oil barrels. Despite its size, it's not the most daring project in the artist's career.
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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