Arts

Hamburg's Elbphilharmonie to start in September - 06/13/2020

Hamburg (dpa) - Hamburg's Elbphilharmonie concert hall aims to kick off its new season in September with contemporary composers, in the hope that restrictions imposed as a result of the novel...

Chicago artists use boarded-up storefronts to make a difference - 06/13/2020

Chicago (tca/dpa) - JC Rivera thought about hurricanes, he thought about his childhood in Puerto Rico and what happened whenever a storm passed through. Plywood would fly up across every window and...

Syrian artist in Idlib paints tribute to George Floyd - 06/01/2020

Beirut (dpa) - A Syrian graffiti artist in the country's last rebel stronghold of Idlib has turned to wall art after the death of George Floyd in police custody in the United States.   "We are...

Berlin's famous Museum Island reopens after virus restrictions eased - 05/12/2020

Berlin - After a two-month cultural drought, residents in Berlin can visit select exhibitions at some of the German capital's most celebrated museums, starting on Tuesday. The first to open their...

Delayed Sotheby's art auctions to go ahead in June - 05/02/2020

New York - Sotheby's will host its delayed spring contemporary art auctions in New York in late June if certain Covid-19-related restrictions are lifted, the auction house said in a statement...

Will Lady Gaga's 'One World' be the socially distanced Live Aid? - 04/14/2020

Philadelphia (tca/dpa) -Is Lady Gaga the new Bob Geldof? Or, to pose the question differently for those unfamiliar with the Boomtown Rats singer known for organizing enormous charity concerts on...

Ernesto Cardenal in Mancarrón، Lake Nicaragua - 03/06/2020

In 1983 ministers of the revolutionary Sandinista government lined up on the tarmac to welcome Pope John Paul II on his first visit to Nicaragua. Moments later, TV cameras showed the pontiff wagging...

Trump's threat on Iranian cultural sites draws condemnation, worry - 01/07/2020

"Our world knows precisely what is gained from protecting cultural sites, and, tragically, what is lost when destruction and chaos prevail," they said. Over the weekend Trump said the US has...

German opera singer Peter Schreier dies aged 84 - 12/27/2019

DRESDEN, GERMANY, Simona Block and Birgit Zimmermann (dpa)- German opera singer Peter Schreier died in Dresden on Christmas Day following a long illness, his secretary told dpa on Thursday. Schreier,...

Rome to host biggest-ever Raphael exhibition for 500-year anniversary - 12/24/2019

ROME (dpa)- Rome will host in March the biggest-ever exhibition on Italian Renaissance master Raphael, featuring more than 100 of his paintings and drawings, organizers said Monday. The exhibition at...
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