Unter den Linden
Nov 12, 2012 15:10 EST
Germany's top bank, Deutsche Bank, said Monday it would continue to run a museum for contemporary art in Berlin without its erstwhile partner, New York's Guggenheim Foundation.
Oct 21, 2011 01:09 EDT
Germany might still be known for its high-speed autobahns, but in cities, bicycles are now so popular that a war of words has broken out between drivers and cyclists over who rules the road.
May 09, 2011 11:24 EDT
BERLIN (Reuters Life!) - When Berlin's high street Kurfuerstendamm was developed more than a century ago, Germany's "Iron Chancellor" Otto von Bismarck hoped the boulevard would eclipse the Champs-Elysees of Paris in prestige.
Oct 13, 2010 14:54 EDT
While lots of memorabilia is on show, from SS and Gestapo uniforms to a sideboard from Hitler's office, the exhibition shows how all levels of German society -- media, industry, the church, schools -- built up the Hitler cult in the 1930s and clung to it through World War Two until defeat was imminent.
Aug 20, 2010 05:12 EDT
BERLIN (Reuters Life!) - Got 48 hours to spare in Berlin? The city which proudly bares the scars of the turbulent 20th century history it overcame to become a political and creative powerhouse, bang in the center of Europe, has a lot to offer.
Jun 04, 2010 11:07 EDT
Seats for sale, takeout only: Berlin's Staatsoper sells off its seating ahead of renovation. Berlin's Staatsoper is offering opera-lovers a souvenir with a difference as it embarks on a three-year renovation: well-worn seats from its auditorium, price euro50 ($62) each.
Apr 06, 2010 09:51 EDT
Berlin's Staatsoper to move to smaller theater for 3 years during renovation. Berlin's Staatsoper is moving to smaller, more frugal premises for three years as its 19th-century home undergoes renovation ? and musical director Daniel Barenboim pledged Tuesday to live up to the challenge.
Apr 06, 2010 09:06 EDT
Berlin's Staatsoper to move to smaller theater for 3 years during renovation. Berlin's Staatsoper says it will try to compensate for an upcoming move to smaller temporary premises during its renovation by putting on more new productions.
Jan 19, 2010 15:45 EST
Review: Domingo takes it down a notch, sings baritone in Verdi's `Simon Boccanegra' title role. At this rate, Placido Domingo had better start thinking about what to sing on the 50th anniversary of his Metropolitan Opera debut, which rolls around in 2018.
Nov 13, 2009 06:46 EST
BERLIN (Reuters Life!) - Got 48 hours to spare in Berlin, an eclectic city which proudly bares the scars of the turbulent 20th century history it overcame to become a political and creative powerhouse, bang in the center of Europe.
Oct 24, 2009 19:59 EDT
Placido Domingo tries out Verdi baritone role, but he still sounds like a tenor. The notes were all there. The voice had its familiar warm and muscular sound. The technique remains rock-solid. And yet ...