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The earthy, passionate voice of the small town battler in the US, Springsteen became one of the best stadium concert performers of all time with his E Street Band and remains a global rock music icon.
A young conductor on the way up, and yet another musician from the small country of Finland to rock the world of classical music: Santtu Matias Rouvali just had his first performance with the Berlin Philharmonic.
Films and panels at the Human Rights Film Festival look into the work of reporters in conflict zones. From legendary foreign correspondent Marie Colvin to citizen journalists, here's how war reporting is changing.
The world's largest children's library is in Munich. The International Youth Library was founded by a Jewish writer shortly after the end of WWII as a "harbinger of peace."
The French designer shaped fashion in the 1960s and '70s with bold colors, futuristic shapes and a daring mix of fabrics. This revolutionary fashion moment is being celebrated in a new exhibition in Düsseldorf.
Described as a ray of light in a politically and socially torn country, the George Enescu Festival is also giving its first-ever guest performance in Berlin this season.
South Africa was in focus at this year's Campus Project of DW and the Beethovenfest. You can hear the hear the strongly applauded program right here.
At age 50, is one getting on in years? Not the National Youth Orchestra of Germany. To celebrate its first half century, Germany's youngest orchestra went on tour in its anniversary year, 2019. Here's the downbeat.
More from the National Youth Orchestra of Germany's 50th anniversary tour this hour: Richard Strauss' "Alpine Symphony," a musical description of a mountain climbing expedition.
When a vast movie theater near Berlin's central Zoo railway station was revamped and opened on September 18, 1919 with the premiere of Ernst Lubitch's "Madame Dubarry," a German cinematic institution was born.
A century ago, the opulent Ufa-Palast cinema opened in Weimar Berlin and became a venue for celebrated premieres — and later Nazi propaganda. Badly bombed, it was reborn as the Zoo Palast and remains a cinema icon.
For English readers, Saša Stanišić is the most famous author among the six finalists for the literature award. But before they're translated from German, here's a peek at the titles that are seen as this year's best.
They're not always easy watches, but necessary ones, as they show from a new perspective how people deal with conflict and injustice. Here's a selection of 10 films presented at the Human Rights Film Festival in Berlin.
One of the world's most celebrated violinists, Anne-Sophie Mutter is among the five prizewinners of the prestigious Japanese award that has been called the Nobel Prize for the arts.
She discussed the art of writing at the Berlin International Literature Festival, where DW met the celebrated author of "Americanah." Adichie was also awarded a prestigious citizens' award in Kassel on Sunday.
New Zealand director Taika Waititi took home the Toronto Film Festival's audience award for his coming-of-age comedy set in Nazi Germany. The prize is seen as one of the best predictors for Oscar winners.
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