Industrius to a fault, obsessive tidiness, and thrift bordering on stinginess--add to that, a funny-sounding dialect. That’s considered typically Swabian. An exhibition in Stuttgart takes a closer look at these clichés.
What exactly is a straw bear? Euromaxx reporter Max Merrill investigates an old German custom. He had to have himself completely wrapped up in 40 kilograms of straw. Could he even move around in it?
Italian make-up artist Luca Luce is a master of illusions: He transforms his own face and head with geometric shapes, stairs and cracks. They look amazingly realistic.
Croatian Pianist Maksim Mrvica lays into the keys with a vengeance. His crossover interpretations of classical and popular melodies are full of character and power. Seeing him live on stage is a captivating experience.
After conquering Hollywood with his directorial debut, "Get Out," Jordan Peele is back with "Us," a horror film with a middle-class African-American family in the center. It stars Lupita Nyong'o and Winston Duke.
We meet Masha Gessen, a Russian-American journalist and writer. She's being honoured with the Leipzig Book Award for European Understanding for her book: "The Future Is History: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia."
Only one historically verified portrait of Johann Sebastian Bach exists, but the great composer left us with diverse visual motifs — and inspired a new one! DW presents a sample, from Leipzig to Lübeck and God to Google.
Bremen is dedicating a special exhibition to its most famous musicians who came to life in a Brothers Grimm fairly tale 200 years ago. The show also illuminates the contemporary relevance of the Bremen Town Musicians.
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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