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Berlin opera house to livestream 'Carmen' with no audience - 03/11/2020

Berlin (dpa) - The show must go on at Berlin's Staatsoper despite coronavirus containment measures.   The opera house's director Matthias Schulz said the performance of "Carmen" on Thursday will...

Chilean artist Alfredo Jaar wins Hasselblad photography prize - 03/09/2020

Stockholm (dpa) – Chilean conceptual artist Alfredo Jaar was on Monday named winner of the prestigious Hasselblad Award for photography. Jaar, who lives in New York, was cited for "bringing to the...

Special prize at Berlinale after Nazi allegations against former head - 02/19/2020

Berlin (dpa) - The Berlin International Film Festival will this year award a special prize, organizers announced on Tuesday, to fill the gap after they pulled an award last month honouring the first...

Berlin film festival celebrates its 70th anniversary at a crossroads - 02/15/2020

The Berlin International Film Festival marks its 70th anniversary next week at a turning point, as its new leadership team struggles to give the Berlinale a fresh sense of direction amid fierce...

In Bristol, Bansky creates catapulted roses mural for Valentine's Day - 02/14/2020

London (dpa) - Secretive street artist Banksy published images of a new Valentine's Day mural in his home city of Bristol in south-western England on Friday, confirming that he had made the artwork....

South Korea's 'Parasite' makes history at 92nd Oscars - 02/10/2020

Los Angeles - By Eliyahu Kamisher, - The South Korean thriller "Parasite" on Sunday made history as the first non English-language film to capture the Oscar for best picture, Hollywood's top prize....

Renowned Italian opera singer Mirella Freni dead at 84 - 02/09/2020

Rome - Mirella Freni, a celebrated Italian soprano singer, has died at the age of 84, the mayor of her hometown of Modena said on Sunday.   "Modena and the world have lost Mirella Freni. A...

Petrenko stages all-women opera with a message for the modern world - 02/03/2020

Berlin (dpa) – The Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra's new chief conductor Kirill Petrenko selected a rarely performed opera set in late 17th-century Italy as his first opera project in the German...

David Hockney retrospective opens doors to public in Hamburg - 02/01/2020

Hamburg (dpa) - A retrospective of the works of David Hockney goes on display in Hamburg on Saturday in cooperation with London's Tate.   Known as Britain's Andy Warhol, Hockney is one of the...

Prince Andrew hasn't responded to FBI inquiry about Jeffery Epstein - 01/29/2020

New York (tca/dpa) - Federal prosecutors have requested to interview Prince Andrew about Jeffrey Epstein's sex-trafficking operation but have not yet received a response, Manhattan U.S. Attorney...
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