The rapper knows how to build up hype. On February 11, Kanye West will be presenting his seventh solo album and a new fashion collection in New York.
It's an exceptional event: Glamorous stars meet challenging political filmmakers on the red carpet during Berlin's International Film Festival, the Berlinale. Get your facts straight here before it opens on February 11.
The public loved him as an entertaining presenter of talk shows. Roger Willemsen also wrote best-sellers, loved football and was one of Germany’s best-known intellectuals. He has died at just 60 years old.
The Berlinale features some of the films produced in East Germany which were shelved by the authorities 50 years ago.
Judging art for its own sake can be difficult when it comes to Hitler, whose paintings were auctioned off in Nuremberg.
German abstract artist Gerhard Richter's four-part Holocaust painting series is about to go on display this weekend in the city of Baden-Baden. The exhibit has attracted its share of controversy.
The town of Herculaneum was destroyed when Mount Vesuvius erupted. Now it's a tourist attraction.
She grew up bilingually, but prefers to write songs in German - even though it's a tricky language, Berlin singer-songwriter Elif tells DW. The casting show finalist learned one important thing on TV: How to sing loudly.
Alejandro Inarritu has won top honors from the Directors Guild for his film "The Revenant." The award has often proven to be a strong prognosticator for the Oscars, which will take place at the end of February.
Germany has been trying to explain its culture to incoming refugees, in hopes of integrating them ASAP. Now a Syrian refugee called Firas Alshater is using YouTube to explain Germans to the Germans - in a humorous way.
They may talk "funny," but that sure hasn't stopped these five Hollywood stars.
Punk activist Nadezhda Tolokonnikova is back in a new Pussy Riot video: new style, same resistance.
Til Schweiger stars as a detective in Germany's celebrated "Tatort" crime show - and breaks a long-standing tradition.
Actress Charlotte Rampling turns 70 on February 5. She won many awards for her performance in "45 Years" - and now she might also get an Oscar. Here's a look back at a career characterized by mysterious sex appeal.
A new exhibition in Hamburg examines Pablo Picasso's intimate relationship with the theme of windows.
Music legend Maurice White of the funk and soul group Earth, Wind & Fire has died "peacefully" at the age of 74.
Benjamin Millepied, who choreographed the film "Black Swan," is leaving the Paris Opera Ballet.
Once a year, the Vienna State Opera turns into the world's most famous ballroom. Its annual ball features dolled up debutantes and local and international celebrities, all moving to the three-four beat of the waltz.
The Chinese artist Ai Weiwei is planning a work to commemorate the refugees who drowned on their way to Europe.The memorial will be made out of 14,000 life jackets left by migrants on the beach.
A century ago, international artists and writers met in Zurich to form a new movement: Dadaism.
They were scary and enormous, but we're still fascinated with dinosaurs of all kinds. As a Spinosaurus model joins T. rex in a Berlin museum, we look at famous dinos you can visit and the hype surrounding the giants.
Illustrator Christoph Niemann's works have graced the covers of major magazines.
In this multimedia special, DW explores how artists around the world advocate for freedom.
Can you guess these popular German proverbs? DW presents exclusive illustrations of 14 favorite sayings.
You shared your favorites after we presented 14 famous German proverbs in original illustrations. Here are your picks.
The first of six programs with Anima eterna at the Beethovenfest
On the playbill: the Swedish composer's Third Symphony
Whether in text messages or chats, emojis help people get their message across.
In this edition we trace Donald Trump’s German roots, meet Syrian YouTube star Firas Alshater, spend the night in a haunted house, visit Venice carnival and meet up with two Belgian chefs who happen to be brothers
Arts.21 celebrates 100 years of Dada and talks to Rüdiger Safranski about the mysteries of time. Plus: How a photographer demystifies the myth of travel and the actor Shenja Lacher out-acts everyone.
It's Berlinale time. The Berlin Film Festival is the world's biggest audience festival. This year Meryl Streep is jury president and the festival stands up for the "right to happiness".
Sarah and the horns of the famous Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela hang out in Berlin.
Melodic rock, hair metal or industrial - Germany's top 10 rock acts are as diverse as the form itself.
Shopping on messenger apps, censorship in Russia. And on Exit: surreal surfing.
Travel destinations are Cologne, Mainz, Rottweil, Berlin, Eiderstedt and Reit im Winkl.
So you think you're funny when you wear a big red nose? Others might think differently, according to this German word.
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