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Thursday, September 24, 2020 12:48 AM ET

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Renowned French singer Juliette Greco, 'the muse of existentialism,' has died -- French singer, actress and poet Juliette Greco has died at the age of 93. A darling of the bohemian scene in Paris, she was friends with Jean-Paul Sartre and more than friends with Albert Camus and Miles Davis.

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The Bayreuth Festival to have a female conductor for the first time -- After skipping a year due to COVID-19, Richard Wagner's festival announces a star-studded performance in 2021. Conductor Oksana Lyniv will take the podium.

2 days ago

Actress Romy Schneider honored with Google Doodle -- The German-French movie star passed away in the 1980s, but her memory lives on — now in the form of a Google illustration. There's much to celebrate about the late star.

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Testing photo editing apps: "Effectshop for iOS" -- 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: "Effectshop".

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German cuisine: Does it exist and can you enjoy it? -- Many countries around the world are famous for their versatile cuisines, but Germany isn't exactly one of them. What defines traditional "German" food?

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9 places you would not expect to find in Berlin -- Berlin is known for trendy districts and monumental buildings. But there are also places that don't fit one or the other cliché and can surprise even Berliners.

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'The Pianist': Władysław Szpilman mementos to be auctioned in Warsaw -- The family of Holocaust-surviving composer and hero of the Oscar-winning film "The Pianist" will auction his storied silver pocket watch and Steinway grand piano, among other items.

1 day ago

Chameleon artist Cindy Sherman on show in Paris -- The Fondation Louis Vuitton in Paris honors the intrepid photographer with a retrospective. 170 of her self portraits, from the grotesque to the poetic, will be on display.

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Answer: this is the kind of tea you most like to drink! -- We wanted to hear what kind of tea you most like to drink. You can find out whether you've won a backpack in the exclusive DW design here.

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Archaeological border complex Haithabu and Danewerk -- Haithabu and Danewerk are among the best preserved Viking sites in the world. In 2018 they were declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Let's fly you there!

2 days ago

Iranian-German movie 'Bandar Band' sends message of hope -- Iranian director Manijeh Hekmat expected the production of her latest movie to go ahead as planned — but then she found herself having to improvise. The resulting film is more than just an homage to Iran's landscapes.

2 days ago

German director Maria Schrader wins Emmy for TV series 'Unorthodox' -- Schrader has years of experience behind and in front of the camera. Her directing Emmy for the acclaimed Netflix miniseries, the first primarily in Yiddish, is a first for a German director.

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Germany from A to Z: Regensburg -- We are taking a tour through Germany and every week we'll introduce you to a new town, guided by the alphabet. This time R takes us to Regensburg. The old town has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2006.

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Coronavirus: The consequences for tourism -- The COVID-19 epidemic poses a threat to the everyday life of people worldwide. Travelers are particularly affected, as are people working in tourism. Here are the latest developments.

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Where junk is art: Tong Kunniao's surrealistic works -- Tong Kunniao sees himself as a free thinker on the fringes of society. The Chinese artist's bizarre sculptures are currently on show in Berlin.

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Rajkamal Kahlon - Painting over stereotypes -- Ethnographic images from the colonial era have burned themselves into the memory of the Western world. Artist Rajkamal Kahlon uses a paint brush to challenge colonial photographs, to restore the dignity of the people in them.

4 days ago

Afropean: In search of identity -- What do Black people in Europe have in common? The British author and photographer Johny Pitts embarks on a journey from Sheffield to Paris, Brussels, and Berlin, searching for common ground and finding differentiation.

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Rare books worth millions stolen from UK found in Romania -- The theft of the books has been linked to a Romanian crime group. London's Met Police said the books were found in a hidden compartment under a house in rural Romania.

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Coronavirus: Celebrities and politicians who've tested positive -- From Hollywood to Bollywood, numerous movie stars have contracted COVID-19 since the pandemic broke out. The virus has also swept through the global political elite and found its way to the top athletes.

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In photos: They've survived the war as children -- These portraits by award-winning photographer Dominic Nahr feature survivors of a major conflict over the past century. The resulting book marks 100 years of Save the Children.

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A century of war survivors in photos -- The book "I am Alive: How Children Survived a Century of Wars" by photographer Dominic Nahr portrays conflict survivors and marks the 100th anniversary of Save the Children.

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DW web series - Meet the Germans with Rachel - 02.11.2018 - From beer to nudity and ridiculous grammar — we uncover the quirks and idiosyncrasies of the German culture.

1 year ago

Reading Matter? 100 German Must-Reads! -- DW's list of German-language novels published since 1900 that have been translated into English is the first of its kind.

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Opera star Anna Netrebko hospitalized with COVID-19 -- "They are helping me. Everything will be OK!" wrote Anna Netrebko on Instagram. The opera star is being treated for a COVID-related pneumonia.

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What unusual ingredients have you cooked with? -- Many wild plants and herbs are not only edible but are real superfoods. Fresh and pesticide-free, they're also delicious when properly prepared. What unusual ingredients have you cooked with?

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Barbarians or heroes? The Germanic tribes, beyond the myths -- The Romans considered them barbarians, the Nazis saw them as heroic warriors: An archaeological exhibition in Berlin puts legends and myths about Germanic tribes straight.

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How ancient Germanic tribes lived -- Who were the Germanic tribes? Where did they live, and what were their daily lives like? An archaeological exhibition in Berlin offers insights.

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Baroque and Wine - On the Road in Würzburg -- Check-in presenter Lukas Stege is visiting the Franconian city, which is known for its baroque royal residence and its viticulture. A wine tasting is of course not be missed! Not to mention — lots of sightseeing.

5 days ago

'Forrest Gump' author Winston Groom dies -- Vietnam War-era journalist Groom wrote 16 books. His "Forrest Gump" bestseller and then the film, starring Tom Hanks, won acclaim as a touching and poignant exploration of the late 20th century in the US.

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Arts and Culture - Wednesday, September 23, 2020 -- In this edition hosted by David Levitz: the many faces of Cindy Sherman on display in Paris; Angel Ulyanov sings out against Putin; 'Spring Awakening' - Wedekind's seminal drama about teenage longings - becomes an opera; love and dating in Germany.

11 hours ago

Banksy loses trademark case on 'Flower Thrower' cards -- The street artist's anonymity hurt their case in the ruling. A greeting card company will be able to use Banksy's "Flower Thrower" piece on their products.

5 days ago

Jimi Hendrix: Still a legend 50 years after his death -- Many fans revere Jimi Hendrix as the best guitarist of all time. With his innovative style and extreme performances, he revolutionized rock music like no other.

6 days ago

The new YouTube channel "DW Food"! -- 19.03.2020 -- Stuck at home and unsure what to cook? Check out our new YouTube channel "DW Food"!

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Testing photo editing apps: "Darkroom for iOS" -- 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: "Darkroom".

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Munich may be without Oktoberfest — but it's still a lot of fun -- Munich's Oktoberfest was canceled this year due to the coronavirus. But the city has come up with alternative events that could also benefit tourists from abroad in the future.

6 days ago

Gerhard Richter's windows for Germany's oldest monastery revealed -- It is German artist Gerhard Richter's latest, and perhaps the last, major work: the windows for Tholey Abbey. Here's a look at other famous artists' window designs.

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Gates of heaven: Church windows designed by artists -- Churches are a new place of pilgrimage for art lovers. Many contemporary artists were commissioned to design stained glass windows for cathedrals and churches, from Gerhard Richter to Marc Chagall.

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The Without Borders Film Festival, live despite coronavirus restrictions -- Courage is a central theme at the Without Borders Film Festival in Bad Saarow. Highlights include a film about an Afghan woman's struggle against her family and the legal system.

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World War II and the Nazi era: How Germany deals with its past -- 75 years after the end of the Second World War, do Germans still feel responsible for their country's past? Rachel Stewart dives into Germany's darkest chapter for Meet the Germans.

7 days ago

What Hollywood got wrong about the gladiators of ancient Rome -- From battles that always ended in death, to omitting women, there are many misconceptions about these famous fighters. An exhibition in Hamburg dispels myths.

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A night at the Louvre with Leonardo da Vinci -- The Leonardo da Vinci exhibition at the Louvre in Paris was a record-breaker last year. The museum is now releasing a documentary featuring a private tour of the landmark exhibition.

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Overtourism in Prague: Ideas for post-coronavirus times? -- Tourists continue to stay away from Prague because of the COVID-19 pandemic. But at some point, they will return. Will they once again come in masses? Or has the city found a secret recipe to combat "overtourism"?

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A world without Beethoven? A new DW film explores his influence today -- From rock to jazz, the composer left his mark on today's music, often in surprising places. Sarah Willis dives into the topic in a new DW documentary.

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Meet the Germans -- Why so slow? Germany's reluctant move into the digital age -- Digitalization has been a buzzword in German politics for years. But has much really changed? And do Germans even want to go digital?

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Typically German? A cartoonist's perspective -- 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.

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Germany's 16 states: Hesse -- Hesse is "country and western" — the modern Frankfurt skyline and the tales of the Brothers Grimm.

6 months ago

Berlin's Treasure Trove -- 21.06.2019 -- The Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation runs Berlin museums - and one of the world's largest collection of exhibits.

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Planet Berlin -- The global tourist guide for Germany's booming capital

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100 years of Bauhaus -- A century of form and function -- 08.01.2019

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Multimedia feature: After the Escape -- 12.01.2018 -- DW's web documentary shows how artists built a new life after fleeing their home country.

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Audio on Demand -- Pastoral plus -- The worldwide pandemic has forced people to come up with new ideas. In concert life, it's about what is performed and how it is brought to the audience.

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Art of Freedom. Freedom of Art. -- 29.12.2015 -- In this multimedia special, DW explores how artists around the world advocate for freedom.

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Outstanding literature -- 16.09.2016 -- DW looks at the winners and the debates surrounding the German Book Prize.

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Werner Herzog, a man of extremes -- Cinematic visionary and extraordinary storyteller: We met the legendary director Werner Herzog.

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Euromaxx - Lifestyle Europe -- An alphorn rooftop concert in Dresden, meals made with wild plants and the Labirinto della Masone.

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Musicians and streaming -- In 2018 revenues from music streaming overtook those from downloads and the sale of physical records. But are streaming services good or bad for performers? The German pop band Bukahara tell us about their experiences.

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Holiday greetings from Portugal -- Before the pandemic, Ludwig Yorck from Konstanz visited Portugal with his family. He was in the capital Lisbon and on the Algarve coast. A great holiday tip - Sun, summer, sea.

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