Berlin-based Brit Gary Neath builds guitars to his customer’s unique requirements. And he discovered that a special recycling material works for him: the wood of old skateboards is well suited to make guitars.
From "uncultured" attire to global fashion item: There is a lot to know about this typical Oktoberfest attire. DW looks at some surprising facts behind Lederhosen's history and production, as well as the latest trends.
Lederhosen were not always popular. They nearly disappeared in the 1880s! But thanks to one Bavarian teacher and his drinking buddies, the shorts will fill Oktoberfest tents. DW presents some surprising lederhosen facts.
Partying in nightclubs is so last year. What's in now is to celebrate whenever you like – and above all, wherever you like!
A widely criticized project called "Dau" by Russian director Ilya Khrzhanovsky was to allow visitors to "experience a totalitarian system" behind a replica of the Berlin Wall. It was not approved for security reasons.
Language takes center stage in the six novels selected for Britain's most prestigious literary award, now in its 50th year. The shortlisted works tell diverse stories, from a slave escape in Barbados to post-war PTSD.
What sounds like recordings straight from the rehearsal room, intimate and raw, is Prince's new posthumous album, "Piano & A Microphone 1983." You've never been this close to Prince.
The damaged cabin of the spectacular new Zugspitz cable car during an emergency exercise last week could be salvaged. However, for safety reasons, the cable car will have to stand still for a longer period of time.
Johann Sebastian Bach's much loved Chaconne for solo violin is performed at the Pierre Boulez Saal in Berlin - in more ways than one. Sarah Willis explores this famous piece with the world class musicians performing it.
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