At the RambaZamba Theater in Berlin all of the ensemble members have Down syndrome and are affected to varying degrees. Here, the disorder is seen as a strength rather than a weakness.
Russian theaters and orchestras will perform in a range of concerts, exhibitions and shows throughout Germany this year. DW's Anastassia Boutsko wonders if it's a way of scaring off evil spirits in the political realm.
Revolutionary socialists Rosa Luxemburg and Karl Liebknecht were murdered 100 years ago in Berlin. In the ensuing century, Luxemburg has become a cult figure for the left — and for feminists, artists and pacifists.
While the Weimar Republic is often summarized as a period of "dancing on a volcano" ahead of the Nazi era, cultural historian Sabina Becker tells DW why the period should be revisited for its rich cinema and culture.
Chemnitz wants to be the European Capital of Culture in 2025. But the recent riots have clouded its reputation. How can culture help the city deal with right-wing extremism, and change perceptions abroad?
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