Regina King's film "One Night in Miami" imagines what happened on the night Malcolm X, Cassius Clay, Jim Brown and Sam Cooke hung out together in 1964.
When the Bottrop coronavirus vaccination center opens, people will be in for what is a rare treat theses days: a sculpture exhibition in the middle of the vast hall.
Simon Rattle, who turns 66 this month, has long been a staunch critic of Brexit. But the long-time Berlin resident says his decision to seek German nationality is driven by musical and personal reasons
With his violent language, Donald Trump has divided the US. Can President-Elect Joe Biden heal those wounds? A communication expert weighs in.
Winter, in Europe, usually means cold, sometimes even ice and snow. If you're lucky, you can go tobogganing, skiing or ice skating. What does winter mean where you are, and what do you like about it?
Check-in presenter Neus Pérez is shown around the Elbphilharmonie, visits Hamburg's Composers' Quarter, and heads to St. Pauli to retrace the Beatles’ footsteps.
Please not: The video was shot in March 2020, before the declaration of the coronavirus pandemic.
From beer to nudity and ridiculous grammar — we uncover the quirks and idiosyncrasies of the German culture.
DW's list of German-language novels published since 1900 that have been translated into English is the first of its kind.
The user-compiled encyclopedia has helped students and sometimes horrified their teachers. So how accurate is the information? What should users be aware of?
A Paris auction house sold an original painting made for the 1936 Tintin comic book "The Blue Lotus." The small Herge artwork fetched more than €3 million.
Her banana-skirt dance made Josephine Baker famous. But she was more than an entertainer: She defied the Nazis in war-time France — and racism in her native US.
TikTok has turned "Wellerman," a 19th-century sea shanty, into a viral hit. The collective musical experience expresses the hopes and pain of our pandemic world.
German-American magicians and entertainers Siegfried and Roy inspired many fans with their shows. Roy succumbed to COVID-19 last year and now, his partner Siegfried Fischbacher has died of cancer.
Archaeologists have confirmed that a depiction of a wild pig found in a cave on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi is over 45,500 years old.
Germany is in a strict lockdown. Travel has not been banned, but an appeal issued to refrain from non-essential trips. The borders remain open. Here's what you need to know about Germany's entry regulations.
Germany says it has now returned 14 artworks — from a collection looted by the Nazis from Jewish owners — to their rightful heirs.
Germany has returned another work to the heirs of its Jewish owner. So far, only 14 works were proven to have been looted under the Nazis among the some 1,500 found in Gurlitt's hoard.
White sandy beaches, red-white lighthouses and a constant steady breeze shape the coasts of Schleswig-Holstein. The northern coastal state boasts two seas to explore: the North Sea and the Baltic Sea.
Drug dealers, contract killers, pedophiles: The darknet is too often associated with crime. But it's also an essential space for freedom of expression.
We asked you if you were planning on making any New Year’s resolutions for 2021 - and, if so, what they were. Find out here you won an exclusively-designed DW backpack with goodies inside.
The game's rules can appear mysterious to the noninitiated, yet more Germans play it than football. It's also listed as a UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage asset.
1700 years of Jewish life in Germany are being celebrated in 2021. We speak to Andrei Kovacs, co-organizer of the anniversary year. Plus: French musician Xavier de Maistre pushes the boundaries of harp music.
Stuck at home and unsure what to cook? Check out our new YouTube channel "DW Food"!
"Temple of Refuge" illustrates Iraqi-Kurdish migrant Sartep Namiq's journey to Berlin. It was commissioned with the help of a unique organization.
Before the work is publicly displayed, Orban's far-right supporters have called for the destruction of a sculpture honoring the Black Lives Matter movement.
Each January, a jury of linguists chooses a derogatory buzzword popularized through public discourse. The initiative is meant to raise critical awareness of language use. Here are some examples.
The German "non-word of the year" highlights derogatory expressions. Two terms were chosen for 2020: "Corona dictatorship" and "return sponsorships."
A "washed-out mess" or "sloppy work"? Social media users blasted the chosen photo, while the VP-elect's team reportedly asked for another.
If you want to take pictures with your smartphone and quickly share beautiful results, you need effective image editing tools. DW Digital tests the most popular apps. This week: PicsLeap for iOS.
Razor-sharp and funny to boot: That's the cartoonist's mission. But could those adjectives describes Germans as well? Artist Miguel Fernandez pokes fun at the stereotypes and personality traits attributed to the Germans.
Hesse is "country and western" — the modern Frankfurt skyline and the tales of the Brothers Grimm.
The Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation runs Berlin museums - and one of the world's largest collection of exhibits.
The global tourist guide for Germany's booming capital
DW's web documentary shows how artists built a new life after fleeing their home country.
Who could have possibly written a better soundtrack to heroism than Ludwig van Beethoven in his Eroica Symphony? We'll hear it, and similar music, in these two Concert Hours.
In this multimedia special, DW explores how artists around the world advocate for freedom.
DW looks at the winners and the debates surrounding the German Book Prize.
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From the Humboldt forum to the 100th birthday of Joseph Beuys—the year’s biggest cultural topics.
Bassins de Lumières, composer Agnes Obel and lost cars.
Conservative users are increasingly jumping ship from major social networks like Facebook and Twitter, and heading for platforms like Parler, Gab and MeWe. Many feel their right to freedom of speech is under threat.
In this Check-in special, we present stunning drone footage of the first 23 places in Germany named UNESCO World Heritage Sites between 1978 and 2000. Part 2 will feature the sites named since then up to the present.
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