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90-Year-Old Nazi War Crimes Suspect Dies In Germany

AP | DAVID RISING | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BERLIN — A 90-year-old former SS sergeant who was No. 4 on the Simon Wiesenthal Center's list of most-wanted Nazi war crimes suspects has died b...

BIENNIALS: 6th Berlin Biennial for Contemporary Art

Art Observed | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

It is not an accident that La Monnaie Vivante (The Living Currency), a performance art event after Pierre Klossowski, is being staged, or rather, expe...

The American Ethnic Food Section In A German Grocery Store (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Food

The video below has been making the rounds, and for good reason. In it, an American tourist (YouTube user simoneharuko) visits what she calls, "prett...

Youths Attack Jewish Dance Group With Stones In Germany

AP | KIRSTEN GRIESHABER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BERLIN — Arab youths threw stones at a Jewish dance group during a street festival in Hannover, injuring one dancer and forcing the group to can...

In Berlin, Cars Burn as Neighborhoods Change

David Dagan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
David Dagan

Fikret Arik had owned his BMW for less than two years when he watched it go up in flames last October in the courtyard of his apartment building. The blaze was no accident.

World's Most Liveable Cities: Monocle Magazine 'Quality of Life' Survey (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Munich residents have a reason to toast themselves months before Oktoberfest this year, as the Bavarian city tops the list of Monocle Magazine's Quali...

German Baseball Hopes To Drive in a Star

David Dagan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
David Dagan

German Slugger Max Kepler-Rozycki is a top prospect for the Minnesota Twins. If he makes it to the show, he could give baseball a sorely-needed popularity boost in this nation of soccer fans.

German Seeks Local Recognition Of Canada-Certified Same Sex Marriage

AP | MELISSA EDDY | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BERLIN — A Berlin court declined to set a precedent by recognizing a gay marriage performed in Canada, ruling Tuesday that the union would only ...

R.W. Fassbinder, Twisted Genius

John Farr | Posted 06.24.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

Rainer Werner Fassbinder, the preeminent force behind Germany's "new cinema" of the seventies, would have just turned 64 had he lived. Sadly, last Thu...

George Orwell Inspires "The Informer"

Carol Hoenig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Carol Hoenig

Is it a stretch to think that the uprising of some of today's organizations here in America, such as the Tea Party Patriots, one that is based on fear...

Does America Also Need Cultural Health Care?

Rob Patterson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Rob Patterson

The majors were an almost ghostly presence at SXSW 2010. The indies have now seized the day within the leading-edge music market.

The Impact of Cell Phones on Psychology, Community, Culture, Arts and Economics

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jim Luce

To harness power, one must first acknowledge power. To some people, the ubiquitous cell phone is still 'just' a phone. To others, it is so much m...

The Armory Show; Contemporary Art in New York

Lauri Lyons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Read More: The Armory Show, Mixografia, Manabu Ikeda, Modern Art in NYC, Pier 94, Magdalena Abakanowics, Manolo Valdez, Photography, Art Enthusiasts, Art Fairs, Visual Artists, Galleries, Sculpture, Artists, Painting, Modern Art, New York, Art, Museums, Fine Art Dealers, Contemporary Art, March, Art Collectors, Communism, Hudson River, Magdalena Abakanowicz, Nazis, Walking, Art Installations, Bronze, Art Sales, Nazi Europe, Legs, Poland, Public Art, Manolo Valdes, Marlborough Galleries, John Baldessari, Natural Disasters, Japanese Artists, Architecture, Los Angeles, Japan, Donald Sultan, Braodway, Haitian Vodun, Haitian Art, Devin Troy Strother, Haiti, Faye Fleming & Partner, Lynette Yiadon-Boakye, Ghana, London Artists, Jack Shainman Gallery, Shaman, Star Wars, Africa, Tailoring, Parliament Funkadelic, Chewbacca, Sound Suits, Video Installations, Volcanos, Man Made Disasters, East Java, Havoc, Havoc 2007, Earthquakes, David Mackenzie, Video Art, Susan Norrie, Seismic Disturbances, Richter Scale, Exodus, Affordable Housing, Germany, Berlin Artist, Earth, Detroit Economy, Detroit, Abandoned Homes, Michigan, Berlin, East Germany, East Berlin, Urban Development, Art Patrons, Artwork, Butler, Media Buzz, Garbage, Lauri Lyons, Beauty, Bergamot Station, Europe, Mizuma Art Gallery, Contemporary European Art, Vernon Fine Art, Mecca, African American Photographers, John W. Sauve, Richard Heller Gallery, American Photographers, Berlin 1989, Giorgio Persano Gallery, Birmingham Public Art Board, Flag an American Story, Flag International, Vodoo, Clive Smith, Style News
Lauri Lyons

Since 1913, The Armory Show Art Fair has been the preeminent international exhibition of modern art in the United States.

European Poker Tour Rocked By Goodfellas-Style Armed Robbery

Harmon Leon | Posted 06.14.2012 | World
Harmon Leon

Like something straight out of a Scorsese movie, six men armed with assault rifles and machetes stormed the European Poker Tour in Berlin and made off with the $1.2 million prize money.

Elinor Burkett "Kanye" Oscar Moment Mashup With Berlin Poker Robbery

Harmon Leon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Harmon Leon

Two of the most astounding video moments this week had to be: Crazy lady Elinor Burkett pulling a Kayne West on director Roger Ross Williams at the A...

With Max Raabe, Style Is Substance

Albert Imperato | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Albert Imperato

You'd have to go back to Fred Astaire to find someone who looked as at home in white tie and tails as the German baritone Max Raabe.

Young, Gifted and Beautiful in NYC

Michael Henry Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Michael Henry Adams

In New York, every day guarantees fresh delight, bemusement and sometimes puzzlement from a fashionable fraternity of youth determined to be cool.

German Jesuit Schools Face 115 Sex Abuse Charges

AP | MELISSA EDDY | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BERLIN — The number of students who claim they were sexually abused by Jesuit priests at schools across Germany has jumped to 115, a lawyer said...

Foreign Arabic-Language TV: An Exercise in Futility?

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

They're tripping over each other. American, British, French, Russian, Chinese and Turkish satellite TV channels want a piece of the Arab viewers' p...

Netanyahu heads to Berlin for long-awaited joint cabinet session

Haaretz. | Haaretz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

BERLIN - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and senior ministers in his cabinet are expected in Berlin Monday for the annual meeting between the govern...

Lessons For US Economic Policy From The Fall Of The Berlin Wall

Newsweek | Michael Hirsh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The abrupt and miserable end of the socialist experiment--it all happened so fast, with East Germany getting absorbed into West Germany on Oct. 3, 199...

Wagner descendant slams 'anti-semitic' music at Berlin Wall event

Haaretz. | Haaretz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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Richard Wagner's great-grandson, Gottfried Wagner, on Friday protested the choice of music at festivities 20 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, ...

1989 Europe's Revolution: The lost city of Bonn

The Independent | Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

John le Carré called Bonn "a small town in Germany" when his Cold War thriller of the same name was published just seven years after the bu...

Israeli ministers head to Berlin for special session with German counterparts

Haaretz. | Haaretz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu heads to Berlin on Monday for a special joint session of the German and Israeli governments, a symbolic visit highli...

Southern Jersey Acme workers plan strike about health-care benefits

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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Acme supermarket cashiers and clerks said they will strike Friday night if negotiators fail to come to an agreement on health-care benefits, a rep...