The German start-up "PLAYTIME One Album" invites people to sit in a theatre listen consciously to old vinyl records with no distractions. The idea even brought a nomination for this year’s Cultural Brands Awards.
For vinyl lovers the act of placing the needle on a record and anticipating the crackle before the first bars ring out is a sensory and sensual thrill. A no-deal Brexit could nip that in the (ear)bud. Rob Mudge reports.
What happens when Western classical music meets traditional Indian music face to face? A clash of the cultures, or something new? Join us this hour to find out.
You don't often see cowboy boots in Berlin. But when DW's Sertan Sanderson heard the German capital had an annual country music festival, he grabbed the chance to dust off his pair and do a little Western line dancing.
Berlin's Grand Jury Prize-winning film, "By the Grace of God" by Francois Ozon, puts an ongoing Catholic Church sexual abuse trial in the spotlight. The accused priest wanted the film's release to be blocked in France.
How do you illustrate the idea of Europe? A book project initiated by Gruffalo-creator Axel Scheffler collects 45 works of artists who feel the UK should not leave the EU.
Who will represent Germany at the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel? Following a long and complicated selection process, here are the contenders. Public voting and a panel of experts are to decide on the winner.
Created in Finland and beloved the world over, the Moomins are an unusual cartoon family. Brought to life by illustrator Tove Jansson during World War II, the mythical creatures are a balm for kids and adults alike.
What started as an online student directory aimed at ranking women by their looks quickly grew into the world's most popular social media platform. But as DW's Courtney Tenz argues, we might be happier Facebook free.
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