He's the man with the golden touch: German producer Frank Farian has sold millions of CDs and picked up more than 800 gold and platinum awards. Now he's celebrating his 75th birthday in his adopted home, Miami.
Did you know the name Oktoberfest is actually misleading and why? Or what the dress code for the festival grounds is? Or the things revelers should never do there? This edition of the High Five series provides useful facts about the Oktoberfest.
Latvia's baroque Rundāle Palace has been called the Versailles of the Baltic. It needs a new director. Art historian Imants Lancmanis has served for fifty years and will soon be going into retirement.
The documentary 'Shut up and play the Piano' gets up close to this exceptionally versatile musician. For three years, journalist Philipp Jedicke observed Jason Charles, a native of Canada, alias Chilly Gonzales.
The ex-comedian was handed a three to 10-year prison sentence for drugging and assaulting a woman in 2004. He must now register as a sex offender and attend counseling.
Whether you'd like to introduce your kids or yourself to German culture, a good place to start is with literature for children. For World Children's Day, here are a few of the country's favorites.
The first anniversary of #Me Too, and the 100th of women's suffrage in Germany. But what role do women play in the German music industry? Why aren't there more women in the charts? Our series begins with singer Lary.
If Vivian Maier is now considered one of the most important street photographers of the United States, her fame came posthumously. Her work is now shown in Germany at the Willy-Brandt-Haus in Berlin.
It's not all just fun and games when it comes to gaming. The Victoria & Albert Museum explores the transformative power of digital games in its latest exhibition, "Videogames: Design/Play/Disrupt."
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