North cultural institutions stand against Ukraine war | NDR.de

Status: 02/26/2022 3:02 PM Many view the situation in Ukraine with trepidation. People gather at vigils and peace chains, seeking solace in the community. The cultural institutions of northern Germany are also taking a stand against the war. by Anina Pomerinki They do this on social networks and with short-term campaigns. “War Never Again” can … Read more

Music – Grand Prix of Turin kicks off – Culture

Turin (AP) – The final match of the Eurovision Song Contest (ESC) 2022 has begun in Turin, Italy. It started with John Lennon’s classic “Give Peace a Chance” (Give Peace a Chance). 1,000 musicians played and sang the song in a large square in the center of Turin. In the hall of the Economic and … Read more

Fourteen-year-old Alexandra Dovgan is already a star pianist – Culture

She has been playing the piano since she was four years old. A little more than other children, a little stronger, more refined, more developed. She’s more talented than most, that’s for sure. Now 14-year-old pianist Alexandra Dovgan straddles the line between child prodigy and star pianist. She was born into a family of musicians … Read more

“Heinrich Vogeler” in cinema: the fictional Prince of Worpswede – Culture

A man stands in the swamp and reads. He wears Wilhelminian clothes, but studies Insel’s handbook from 2000. It’s Rilke’s poems, “In und nach Worpswede.” The centuries crumble together in the first scene of the Marie-Noel feature-length documentary about Heinrich Vogeler. Obviously, this isn’t going to be just the up-and-coming artist’s autobiography with costumes, crises, … Read more

Fourteen-year-old Alexandra Dovgan is already a star pianist – Culture

She has been playing the piano since she was four years old. A little more than other children, a little stronger, more refined, more developed. She’s more talented than most, that’s for sure. Now 14-year-old pianist Alexandra Dovgan straddles the line between child prodigy and star pianist. She was born into a family of Moscow … Read more

Favorites of the week: Recommendations from the SZ Editorial Team – Culture

Pure Discoveries: The End Is Here Open the detail view The Twitter account “Pictures of the End” comes like an apocalypse photo album. (Image: Twitter / End Pictures) How close people really are from planet Earth to the abyss is a topic of public debate – but here’s some good news on the sad topic: … Read more

Mr. Morale and Adults by Kendrick Lamar – Culture

A big penis is, frankly, not desirable from a female perspective as the rapper declares. It also makes some people unhappy. This matters here because, as we’ve known since Backseat Freestyle, Pulitzer Prize-winning Kendrick Lamar’s penis is “as big as the Eiffel Tower.” At least that’s what he prayed for in the song, and how … Read more

The largest wooden structure in Europe: the sports campus of the Technical University of Munich – Culture

The old Olympic emblem (Setius, Altius, Fortius) has been changed. It’s now: “Faster, higher, stronger – together.” This well-meaning contradiction of meaning, which serves to update the correct political mantra of lonely existence (“everything”), can be discussed at length. But imagine how much fun it is when everyone is faster together enough. Then, really, no … Read more

Obituary for opera singer Teresa Berganza: Rose of Roses – Culture

The sound is dark, quiet and full of vision. With “Rosa das Rosas” sung by Teresa Berganza, the recording is nearly 50 years old, and it’s a medieval Marian song still influential 800 years later. The philosopher King Alonso VII, the wise, wrote it down in a magnificent manuscript. Berganza’s voice, as vocal as a … Read more