Pritzker Prize-winner Alejandro Aravena chose an unusual theme for the International Architecture Exhibition: "Reporting from the Front." Aravena wants to change people's perspectives on architecture.
At the site of the cataclysmic World War I battle, Volker Schlöndorff sets 4000 young people into live action. The German film director has often turned his attention to films on wartime history and literature.
From air guitaring to extreme ironing, there are odd world championships all over the world. Winning isn't always top priority - most of them are all about the thrill.
One year ago, the music label ACT Music released the new album of Polish jazz singer Natalia Mateo, entitled "Heart of Darkness". The singer, who lives in Berlin, has been going from strength to strength.
According to media reports, Adele is close to sign one of the biggest record deals in music history with Sony Music. Sources differ on the sums involved, ranging from 100 to 160 million euros.
Germany's Paul the Octopus accurately predicted the winners of all of Germany's matches at the 2010 World Cup. Since then, a number of different animals have been conscripted into the prediction business in Germany.
As Bob Dylan's birthday is widely noted, music experts wonder whether there could ever be a worthy successor to him as poet, musician and cult figure.
A rare copy of Shakespeare's First Folio plays has sold for $2.75 million. Dubbed the "Holy Grail of publishing" by Christie's auction house, the sale comes hot on the heels of the 400th anniversary of the bard's death.
Achille Mbembe is considered to be a vanguard in postcolonial thought and political science. A staunch opponent of Eurocentric worldviews, Mbembe tells DW that each culture should constantly be examining its own values.
Benedict Cumberbatch, Helena Bonham Carter and Jude Law are among the nearly 300
British actors, musicians and other leading arts figures to urge Britain to remain in the EU, amidst the current referendum campaigns.
The Palme d'Or went to the British director Ken Loach for his film "I, Daniel Blake." Best actor is the Iranian Shahab Hosseini and best actress is Jaclyn Jose from the Philippines.
Selecting Ken Loach for the Palme d'Or, the jury didn't go along with the critics, who saw German director Maren Ade as a top contender.
Can good spirits and operatic arias effectively combat a worldwide scourge? The German AIDS Foundation's gala concerts show one way how that might be done.
From Dylan to Sinatra: a number of famous musicians have passed their talent down to their progeny. We take a look at the careers of musicians' children who have themselves become stars.
As the legendary old rockers continue their tour through Europe, accompanied by Guns'N'Roses singer Axl Rose, here are 10 things you need to know about the iconic band.
John Berry, a founding member of the iconic hip-hop group the Beastie Boys, has died.
The trio Ganes from South Tyrol sings in Ladin, a language spoken by some 30,000 people.
Socialite and bohemian Peggy Guggenheim built up one of the most important art collections of the 20th century.
Prince Hermann von Pückler was a man who literally moved mountains. The German nobleman heaped up hills and detoured rivers to create a remarkable garden paradise along the German-Polish border.
An exhibition of the renowned South African interdisciplinary artist William Kentridge opens on May 12 in Berlin. His work tackles the ambiguity of society, from apartheid tensions to human experiences of uncertainty.
They are more than just a training shoe: The Hamburg exhibition "Sneakers: Design for Fast Feet" explores how the comfortable sports footwear became a fashion statement and even found its way into German politics.
In 2000 the Franco-American artist donated over 400 of her works to the Hannover museum.
DW's special coverage of the Venice Biennale of Architecture
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Test your knowledge of famous German proverbs with these unique illustrations, updated weekly.
In this multimedia special, DW explores how artists around the world advocate for freedom.
How free is speech in Germany? After a satirical TV show targeting Turkey's President Erdogan, German comedian Jan Böhmermann faces legal action - and has sparked a massive debate on freedom of speech in Germany.
Arvo Pärt's much loved work named "Fratres," a seldom heard work by Russian composer Vsevolod Zaderatsky and a signature piece by Dmitry Shostakovich - his Eighth String Quartet - all await you this hour.
On the playbill: Benjamin Britten's "Russian Funeral," a collection of songs by Dmitry Shostakovich, including 'Six Poems' written by Marina Tsvetaeva, and the first-ever performance of Preludes and Fugues by Vladimir Zaderatsky.
What happened to the Louvre pyramid? Ask street artist JR. Plus: is that a protected building or can we pull it down? Social media rush to save brutalist architecture. And: plumbing the depths - The Silver Mine Hotel.
"No it is!" - The compelling creations of South African artist William Kentridge; Juli Zeh's new novel; award-winning projects focusing on cultural integration; and a farewell to the well known historian Fritz Stern.
This KINO special edition is dedicated to the most exciting film festivals on the planet. We’ll be sharing the KINO team’s favorite festival moments in Berlin, Locarno, Toronto and, of course, Cannes.
Meet violinist Daniel Hope in Berlin as he celebrates the 100th birthday of his mentor, Yehudi Menuhin.
Rammstein, Scorpions, Milky Chance and more – we bring you the 10 top charting albums from Germany.
World-famous emojis from Austria, virtual reality goggles in the cinema, and drones flying in formation.
Summer in Munich
If you want to end a discussion, you'd better have a killer argument, according to this German word.
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