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DW-WORLD.DE takes a closer look at cultural events, issues and trends in Germany.
The latest play of the German theatre group Rimini Protokoll is based on a work, that after the bible, is one of the most widely sold books in the world -- "Das Kapital" by Karl Marx. (14.11.2006)
In their heyday, Berlin's salons were places where people who wanted to take part in the free exchange of ideas got together. The 18th century trend has been reintroduced in the capital and its gaining in popularity. (13.11.2006)
A spectacular laser wall of light, pinpointing where the communist-built Berlin Wall used to weave its way through the heart of the city, is in the planning. (12.11.2006)
For the last decade Japanese manga comics have increasingly elbowed their way into the German teenage world. The creators of manga heroes are often as young as their readers -- and are, increasingly, young women. (08.11.2006)
American Jonathan Littell, won France's top literary prize, the Goncourt, for his French novel "Les Bienveillantes" about a fictional German SS officer's memoirs. (07.11.2006)
A Muslim leader declined an invitation from a government minister to join him in the audience at a controversial Berlin opera that mocks the founders of religion. (06.11.2006)
Some art lovers had called the idea outrageous, but the Kaiser Wilhelm Museum in Krefeld Germany announced on Friday that it would keep its valuable Monet painting -- and plug the leaks another way. (03.11.2006)
To the romantic ear, the German language might sound cumbersome and perfunctory, yet beyond its tonal harshness, it is as efficient as its native speakers are reputed to be. But is that necessarily a good thing? (01.11.2006)
Once considered Germany's premier art fair, the 2006 Art Cologne is trying to reinvent itself as a forum for young and lesser-known artists. But will the make-over help the event fend off fierce competition? (01.11.2006)
With the most art institutions per capita in the world, Germany is a leader in the art trade. Buyers, it seems, prefer trendy art fairs to stuffy old galleries or even click onto Ebay for their Monet or Manet. (29.10.2006)
Read this collection of article's on Bertolt Brecht, on the 50th anniversary of the influential playwright's death.
DW-WORLD.DE follows the discussion surrounding Nobel laureate Günter Grass after he revealed he was in the SS as a teenager.
Take a look at DW-WORLD.DE's collection on this year's Richard Wagner festival in Bayreuth.
DW-WORLD.DE reports on the highlights from the Frankfurt Book Fair. (06.10.2006)
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