Milan’s La Scala opera house to reopen to public after six months
Italy

Milan’s La Scala opera house to reopen to public after six months

Emotions are running high in Milan as the city’s famed La Scala opera house prepares to reopen to a smaller-than-usual audience on Monday evening.

Germany holds virtual Berlinale film festival
Germany

Germany holds virtual Berlinale film festival

Berlinale: Famous Berlin film festival to spotlight pandemic-era movies
Germany

Berlinale: Famous Berlin film festival to spotlight pandemic-era movies

Berlin State Ballet’s first black dancer stands strong in racism row
Germany

Berlin State Ballet’s first black dancer stands strong in racism row

German court declares techno to be music
Germany

German court declares techno to be music

German musicians hold silent protest over lockdowns
Germany

German musicians hold silent protest over lockdowns

Polanski’s latest film to premier at Berlinale
Germany

Polanski’s latest film to premier at Berlinale

Remains of billionaire Flick found in Hungary
Germany

Remains of billionaire Flick found in Hungary

Eyes sewn shut – playing an emotional zombie
Germany

Eyes sewn shut – playing an emotional zombie

Vivienne Dick: ‘Experimentation becomes an important way to resist’
Germany

Vivienne Dick: ‘Experimentation becomes an important way to resist’

Imagining a new future for Berlin
Germany

Imagining a new future for Berlin

British theatre director Peter Brook scoops top Spanish prize
Spain

British theatre director Peter Brook scoops top Spanish prize

Taking the stage from Munich to Magdeburg: 8 highlights of the German theatre scene
Germany

Taking the stage from Munich to Magdeburg: 8 highlights of the German theatre scene

15 great English-language acts at Sweden’s Fringe festivals
Sweden

15 great English-language acts at Sweden’s Fringe festivals

South African visual artist wins top Spanish arts prize
Spain

South African visual artist wins top Spanish arts prize

Paris: See how Gare du Nord became a big disco
France

Paris: See how Gare du Nord became a big disco

Summer in Sweden: What’s going on
Sweden

Summer in Sweden: What’s going on

Spanish theatre group sells porn to dodge tax
Spain

Spanish theatre group sells porn to dodge tax

What’s on in Spain: December 2014
Spain

What’s on in Spain: December 2014

‘Painting is a way of discovering myself’
Austria

‘Painting is a way of discovering myself’

Experiencing the Stockholm Film Festival: Volunteering and watching
Sweden

Experiencing the Stockholm Film Festival: Volunteering and watching

Ai Weiwei art opens Stockholm Film Festival
Sweden

Ai Weiwei art opens Stockholm Film Festival

Free entry to Velázquez with lotto ticket
Austria

Free entry to Velázquez with lotto ticket

Ten hit songs you didn’t know were from Sweden
Sweden

Ten hit songs you didn’t know were from Sweden

Get creative at Vienna Design Week
Austria

Get creative at Vienna Design Week

Linz’s Ars Electronica: Window on the future?
Austria

Linz’s Ars Electronica: Window on the future?

Salzburg Festival kicks off amid budget worries
Austria

Salzburg Festival kicks off amid budget worries

Hitler Mercedes ‘advert’ scoops film award
Germany

Hitler Mercedes ‘advert’ scoops film award

Günter Grass: Facebook is ‘crap’
Germany

Günter Grass: Facebook is ‘crap’

Bayreuth’s ‘Ring’ director pokes fun at audience
Germany

Bayreuth’s ‘Ring’ director pokes fun at audience

Stasi victims share memories on stage
Germany

Stasi victims share memories on stage

Disposable camera snaps creativity in Dresden
Germany

Disposable camera snaps creativity in Dresden

‘It’s important to master German subtleties’
Germany

‘It’s important to master German subtleties’

Christo opens gigantic ‘air’ sculpture in Ruhr
Germany

Christo opens gigantic ‘air’ sculpture in Ruhr

Intimate Bryan Adams photos ‘exposed’
Germany

Intimate Bryan Adams photos ‘exposed’

Russian star to lead Munich Philharmonic
Germany

Russian star to lead Munich Philharmonic

Rare vintage posters up for sale in US auction
Germany

Rare vintage posters up for sale in US auction

Fracking Matt Damon movie joins Berlinale
Germany

Fracking Matt Damon movie joins Berlinale

Struggling with Berlin’s artsy hype
Germany

Struggling with Berlin’s artsy hype

Tunick tells Munich: ‘Get your kit off!’
Germany

Tunick tells Munich: ‘Get your kit off!’

East German propaganda art gathers dust
Germany

East German propaganda art gathers dust

Penniless artists the happiest of us all
Germany

Penniless artists the happiest of us all

Berlinale opens with revolutionary drama
Germany

Berlinale opens with revolutionary drama

Hamburg sues over pricey, late concert hall
Germany

Hamburg sues over pricey, late concert hall

Children sit in front row at bloody sex opera
Germany

Children sit in front row at bloody sex opera

‘Pina’ gets second Oscar nomination
Germany

‘Pina’ gets second Oscar nomination

Ai Weiwei ‘corpse’ causes arty uproar in small town
Germany

Ai Weiwei ‘corpse’ causes arty uproar in small town

Kippenberger artwork worth €800,000 ‘cleaned’ away
Germany

Kippenberger artwork worth €800,000 ‘cleaned’ away

Artist Anselm Kiefer to buy defunct power plant
Germany

Artist Anselm Kiefer to buy defunct power plant

Calls grow for national design museum
Germany

Calls grow for national design museum

Festival of Lights transforms Berlin
Germany

Festival of Lights transforms Berlin

Germany sends ‘Pina’ to the Oscars
Germany

Germany sends ‘Pina’ to the Oscars

Da Vinci portrait looted by Nazi returns to Berlin
Germany

Da Vinci portrait looted by Nazi returns to Berlin

Polishing the pearls of Berghain
Germany

Polishing the pearls of Berghain

The Best of Berlin in August
Germany

The Best of Berlin in August

Copy of Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre for sale on eBay
Germany

Copy of Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre for sale on eBay

Expat-run studio marries cinema, painting and video in Berlin
Germany

Expat-run studio marries cinema, painting and video in Berlin

Dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei accepts position at Berlin university
Germany

Dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei accepts position at Berlin university

Barenboim stays on as Berlin State Opera music director
Germany

Barenboim stays on as Berlin State Opera music director

Berlin swimming pool hosts underwater opera
Germany

Berlin swimming pool hosts underwater opera

Hugh ‘House’ Laurie plays New Orleans blues in Hamburg
Germany

Hugh ‘House’ Laurie plays New Orleans blues in Hamburg

Dresden art director to take over London’s Victoria and Albert
Germany

Dresden art director to take over London’s Victoria and Albert

China’s Ai Weiwei named Berlin professor amid calls for his release
Germany

China’s Ai Weiwei named Berlin professor amid calls for his release

Berlin state library displays treasures for 350th anniversary
Germany

Berlin state library displays treasures for 350th anniversary

Lights, camera, action: Portraits honour German film industry greats
Germany

Lights, camera, action: Portraits honour German film industry greats

Daring Nazi comedy applauded at Berlin film festival
Germany

Daring Nazi comedy applauded at Berlin film festival

Pump it up: Theatre mixes art with science
Germany

Pump it up: Theatre mixes art with science

The Local’s best bets for the Berlinale
Germany

The Local’s best bets for the Berlinale

Berlin takes home classical Grammy
Germany

Berlin takes home classical Grammy

Film giant Eichinger dies of heart attack in LA
Germany

Film giant Eichinger dies of heart attack in LA

Peeing policewoman artwork pisses off Dresden
Germany

Peeing policewoman artwork pisses off Dresden

Coen brothers film ‘True Grit’ to open Berlinale
Germany

Coen brothers film ‘True Grit’ to open Berlinale

Crowd funding comes to Germany
Germany

Crowd funding comes to Germany

The Best of Berlin in November
Germany

The Best of Berlin in November

Major new museum opens in Cologne
Germany

Major new museum opens in Cologne

Hamburg hosts worst dancer contest
Germany

Hamburg hosts worst dancer contest

‘The street isn’t the nicest place but it’s better than home’
Germany

‘The street isn’t the nicest place but it’s better than home’

Berlin Fashion Week begins
Germany

Berlin Fashion Week begins

Major films funded for overseas cinema push
Germany

Major films funded for overseas cinema push

Bunkers trade NATO nukes for art
Germany

Bunkers trade NATO nukes for art

Modernist painter Sigmar Polke dead at 69
Germany

Modernist painter Sigmar Polke dead at 69

Design festival taxies for takeoff at Berlin’s Tempelhof Airport
Germany

Design festival taxies for takeoff at Berlin’s Tempelhof Airport

Etsy gets made in Berlin
Germany

Etsy gets made in Berlin

Seduced by sans serif
Germany

Seduced by sans serif

Less but better: Design according to Dieter Rams
Germany

Less but better: Design according to Dieter Rams

Bob Edwards: From US soldier to musical maestro
Germany

Bob Edwards: From US soldier to musical maestro

Artist Banksy keeps Berlin guessing
Germany

Artist Banksy keeps Berlin guessing

Young literary star Hegemann counters plagiarism claim
Germany

Young literary star Hegemann counters plagiarism claim

Hamburg exhibition shows 150 years of nude photography
Germany

Hamburg exhibition shows 150 years of nude photography

The Local’s guide to the Ruhr Valley’s year of culture
Germany

The Local’s guide to the Ruhr Valley’s year of culture

When the Maharaja came to town
Germany

When the Maharaja came to town

When the lights go out in Wallywood
Germany

When the lights go out in Wallywood

Ruhr Valley’s European culture celebrations to defy deep freeze
Germany

Ruhr Valley’s European culture celebrations to defy deep freeze

Surviving Berlin’s art jungle
Germany

Surviving Berlin’s art jungle

Repairing run-down buildings one Lego at a time
Germany

Repairing run-down buildings one Lego at a time

Dieter Bohlen officially ruled an artist by Kassel court
Germany

Dieter Bohlen officially ruled an artist by Kassel court

Exhibition explores Vandal legacy
Germany

Exhibition explores Vandal legacy

Design festival promotes Leipzig’s creative industries
Germany

Design festival promotes Leipzig’s creative industries

Dresden to premiere lost Gershwin musical set in 1930s Germany
Germany

Dresden to premiere lost Gershwin musical set in 1930s Germany

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Germany

Herta Müller: A German conscience for Ceauşescu’s Romania

Herta Müller wins Nobel Prize for literature
Germany

Herta Müller wins Nobel Prize for literature

Making it in Germany: A Canuck soprano
Germany

Making it in Germany: A Canuck soprano

Giants rekindle the magic of German reunification
Germany

Giants rekindle the magic of German reunification

Giants walk Berlin’s streets for Unity Day celebrations
Germany

Giants walk Berlin’s streets for Unity Day celebrations

Berlin’s CBGB faces curtain call
Germany

Berlin’s CBGB faces curtain call

Buttering the bread of Berlin’s fashion scene
Germany

Buttering the bread of Berlin’s fashion scene

Artists repaint East Side Gallery along Berlin Wall
Germany

Artists repaint East Side Gallery along Berlin Wall

Brad Pitt splashes out €710,000 for Neo Rauch painting
Germany

Brad Pitt splashes out €710,000 for Neo Rauch painting

Best-selling Polish crime writer brings pre-war Breslau to life
Germany

Best-selling Polish crime writer brings pre-war Breslau to life

Theatre chiefs warn of rising job cuts
Germany

Theatre chiefs warn of rising job cuts

Redesigning the Fatherland
Germany

Redesigning the Fatherland

Beatles museum opens in Hamburg
Germany

Beatles museum opens in Hamburg

Bauhaus head trashes Berlin building plans
Germany

Bauhaus head trashes Berlin building plans

US Army offers literary lessons for warrior writers
Germany

US Army offers literary lessons for warrior writers

Singing and dancing Hitler a hit in Berlin
Germany

Singing and dancing Hitler a hit in Berlin

Art historian calls Berlin’s Nefertiti bust a fake
Germany

Art historian calls Berlin’s Nefertiti bust a fake

Simon Rattle to head Berlin Philharmonic until 2018
Germany

Simon Rattle to head Berlin Philharmonic until 2018

Berlin exhibition brings East Germany alive for kids
Germany

Berlin exhibition brings East Germany alive for kids

Being Berlin’s culture monkey
Germany

Being Berlin’s culture monkey

Overcoming Berlin’s monumental wall
Germany

Overcoming Berlin’s monumental wall

The haus that Gropius built
Germany

The haus that Gropius built

Over There: When reunification doesn’t bring reconciliation
Germany

Over There: When reunification doesn’t bring reconciliation

Saving Berlin’s tatty temple to art
Germany

Saving Berlin’s tatty temple to art

Star architect Chipperfield hands over keys to Berlin museum
Germany

Star architect Chipperfield hands over keys to Berlin museum

The Local’s guide to the Berlinale
Germany

The Local’s guide to the Berlinale

Karl May production makes cowboy casting call
Germany

Karl May production makes cowboy casting call

Happy birthday Heiner Müller
Germany

Happy birthday Heiner Müller

Picasso and Matisse works stolen from Berlin Gallery
Germany

Picasso and Matisse works stolen from Berlin Gallery

Delayed stage version of ‘The Lives of Others’ almost finished
Germany

Delayed stage version of ‘The Lives of Others’ almost finished

Why Berlin needs David Bowie and not a polar bear
Germany

Why Berlin needs David Bowie and not a polar bear

Club Transmediale: State of the art
Germany

Club Transmediale: State of the art

Navigating Berlin’s ‘Cult of the Artist’ exhibitions
Germany

Navigating Berlin’s ‘Cult of the Artist’ exhibitions

Berlin production brings theatre to youth offenders
Germany

Berlin production brings theatre to youth offenders

Absolutely abstract: Munich’s major Kandinsky retrospective
Germany

Absolutely abstract: Munich’s major Kandinsky retrospective

Wagner’s granddaughter avoids accident as driver dies at wheel
Germany

Wagner’s granddaughter avoids accident as driver dies at wheel

Berlin’s tale of two art scenes
Germany

Berlin’s tale of two art scenes

Berlin inaugurates contemporary art hall
Germany

Berlin inaugurates contemporary art hall

Kandinsky retrospective kicks off world tour in Munich
Germany

Kandinsky retrospective kicks off world tour in Munich

Making the Tropics topical in Berlin
Germany

Making the Tropics topical in Berlin

Paintings for the proletariat
Germany

Paintings for the proletariat

Inside Berlin’s graffiti war
Germany

Inside Berlin’s graffiti war

Artist to turn death row inmate into fish food
Germany

Artist to turn death row inmate into fish food

Taking the Neukölln out of Eliza Doolittle
Germany

Taking the Neukölln out of Eliza Doolittle

Berlin goes Babylon
Germany

Berlin goes Babylon

Artist exchange links Berlin to Dubai
Germany

Artist exchange links Berlin to Dubai

Berlin Mitte goes Bilbao
Germany

Berlin Mitte goes Bilbao

Nick Hornby prefers reading to Germans
Germany

Nick Hornby prefers reading to Germans

Famed Hummel figurines get the axe
Germany

Famed Hummel figurines get the axe

Germany’s top literature prize goes to Josef Winkler
Germany

Germany’s top literature prize goes to Josef Winkler

London artists exhibit defaced Hitler paintings
Germany

London artists exhibit defaced Hitler paintings

Barrie Kosky prepares musical feast for Berliners
Germany

Barrie Kosky prepares musical feast for Berliners

US artist implicates Lacoste in Berlin KaDeWe vandalism caper
Germany

US artist implicates Lacoste in Berlin KaDeWe vandalism caper

Germany rebuilds palaces long destroyed by war
Germany

Germany rebuilds palaces long destroyed by war

German POW drawings donated to US Army
Germany

German POW drawings donated to US Army

Bavarian police confiscate Latin American treasures
Germany

Bavarian police confiscate Latin American treasures

Wagner’s grandson steps down as Bayreuth director
Germany

Wagner’s grandson steps down as Bayreuth director

Mozart opera takes to the Berlin metro
Germany

Mozart opera takes to the Berlin metro

First children’s opera house in Germany opens
Germany

First children’s opera house in Germany opens

Berlin exhibition explores perceptions of Asia
Germany

Berlin exhibition explores perceptions of Asia

Wagner women battle for Bayreuth
Germany

Wagner women battle for Bayreuth

Dessau’s gigantic burial pyramid
Germany

Dessau’s gigantic burial pyramid

Bavarian orchestra cancels deafening musical work
Germany

Bavarian orchestra cancels deafening musical work

Review: Wolfgang Tillmans retrospective in Berlin
Germany

Review: Wolfgang Tillmans retrospective in Berlin

Hamburg’s new philharmonic hit by cost explosion
Germany

Hamburg’s new philharmonic hit by cost explosion

German orangutans sell €3,200 in paintings to UK
Germany

German orangutans sell €3,200 in paintings to UK

Hitler’s Germania: A capital fit for a megalomaniac
Germany

Hitler’s Germania: A capital fit for a megalomaniac

Wall photo exhibition brings the West Bank to East Berlin
Germany

Wall photo exhibition brings the West Bank to East Berlin

Theatre and science collide in Berlin museum
Germany

Theatre and science collide in Berlin museum

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Sweden

Marlowe and Shakespeare united in Swedish opera

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Sweden

State funding eases writers’ misery

Inquiry proposes major culture policy overhaul
Sweden

Inquiry proposes major culture policy overhaul

Sweden calls time on lifetime artist stipends
Sweden

Sweden calls time on lifetime artist stipends

Stockholm gallery makes art of al fresco dining
Sweden

Stockholm gallery makes art of al fresco dining

First-class education in Sweden’s second city
Sweden

First-class education in Sweden’s second city

Nordic ‘folklore zombie’ to hit Swedish cinemas
Sweden

Nordic ‘folklore zombie’ to hit Swedish cinemas

‘Cool’ Swedish artists descend on US capital
Sweden

‘Cool’ Swedish artists descend on US capital

Sweden fuses arts into top-notch college
Sweden

Sweden fuses arts into top-notch college

Olympic Swedes ‘too Swedish’ for LGBT demo
Sweden

Olympic Swedes ‘too Swedish’ for LGBT demo

Louvre still world’s most popular museum
France

Louvre still world’s most popular museum

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Switzerland

Locarno honours Swiss director

Photo exhibition shows tasty fashion
Germany

Photo exhibition shows tasty fashion

The Best of Berlin in September
Germany

The Best of Berlin in September

Sustainable sushi: Looking for another fish in the sea
Germany

Sustainable sushi: Looking for another fish in the sea

Ai Weiwei’s release must be first step says Merkel
Germany

Ai Weiwei’s release must be first step says Merkel

Wayfaring restaurant creates enchanted garden in Berlin
Germany

Wayfaring restaurant creates enchanted garden in Berlin

Dancing with fate – performance explores the plight of asylum seekers
Germany

Dancing with fate – performance explores the plight of asylum seekers

Merkel surprises with daring décolleté at Oslo opera
Germany

Merkel surprises with daring décolleté at Oslo opera

The art of discovering Frankfurt
Germany

The art of discovering Frankfurt