A year after priceless 18th-century jewelry sets were stolen from Dresden's Grünes Gewölbe museum, here's a look back at how the spectacular theft unfolded.
Kefah Ali Deeb didn't want to leave Syria; she had to. Now the artist lives in Berlin where she works as a museum guide. The job helps her fight homesickness, and work toward peaceful relationships between refugees and locals.
Ai-Da - is a drawing robot that earns its owner millions. Artistic celebrity or high-tech machine? Is this genuine creativity or just a technical performance? Can AI make art? And how important are we humans in all this?
Despite growing xenophobic attitudes, the Berlin-based, US-born conductor remains optimistic about the future, and finds hope in the openness of new music.
DW spoke with musician and researcher Mounir Mahmalat in Beirut to get an in-depth look at what it's like for the city's arts sector, three months after the blast.
The mouth is a part of the body that guarantees sustenance — and can offer pleasure. The Wolfsburg show "In aller Munde" explores how artists from antiquity to the present have immortalized it.
The superstar photographer was born 100 years ago. From Jewish refugee to creator of the "Big Nudes," here's a look back at Helmut Newton's controversial career.
A singer's joys and sorrows: Jonas Kaufmann on vocal crises, COVID-19, and the magic of opera.
Does Germany have a world-class cultural scene? We look at 10 popular myths about culture in Germany and see how they stand up to the facts. It's not an easy task in a place where culture is considered holy.
The Oscar-nominated "Juno" star has revealed that he was now Elliot Page. Here's more on his career.
"Juno" star Elliot Page has announced he is transgender. Along with the Oscar-nominated actor, here are other public figures who have contributed to breaking down barriers.
Reinventing the music festival every year in a little town in a corner of north Germany.
The jury of music journalists recognized excellent achievements where pandemic-season performances were possible but excoriated the industry as a whole.
Despite years of acclaim as a director, actor, musician and writer, Woody Allen's reputation is overshadowed by allegations of sexual abuse.
Dave Prowse, the former bodybuilder who was best known for playing Darth Vader in the original Star Wars trilogy, has died. "May the force be with him, always," said his agent Thomas Bowington.
Germany's Ufa film company has committed itself to better reflect the diversity of today's society in its productions. Is real change is sight?
This has got to be the best and worst time for an online film festival. There's no red carpet, but the films on show at the Berlin Sci-fi Filmfest, starting November 27, are perfect for what we're living through now.
The 86-year-old Sophia Loren delivers star performance in her first feature film in a decade: "The Life Ahead," directed by Loren's son Edoardo Ponti, has shot to the top 10 on Netflix.
Author Paul Celan was born 100 years ago. As one of the most influential postwar German-language poets, his works remain more relevant than ever.
The autobiographical documentary "Finding Sally" explores the life of an underground activist in Ethiopia, which reflects the trauma of an entire nation.
Director Lewis Milestone's unsparing portrayal of WWI quickly encountered Nazi censorship after its November 21, 1930 premiere. Based on the German novel by Erich Maria Remarque, no one had ever seen anything like it.
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