DVA Emika (Ninja Tune/Border) Although Emika’s sophomore album is ostensibly a synth and bass heavy journey out of darkness, it pulsates with a joyful resolution right from the operatic opener Hush Interlude.
Actor Jeremy Renner is a dad.
Graphology , long in the same U.S. doghouse with such pseudosciences as astrology, palmistry, phrenology may not be so phony as scientists have thought it.
For 28 years it had stood as the symbol of the division of Europe and the world, of Communist suppression, of the xenophobia of a regime that had to lock its people in lest they be tempted by another, freer life — the Berlin Wall, that hideous, 28-mile-long scar through the heart of a once proud European capital, not to mention the soul of a people.
Star cellists are a lot rarer than piano or violin virtuosos. A brilliant and virtually unknown cellist made an appearance in East Berlin last week that left listeners surprised and breathless.
“WHAT is bothering me is the question what Christianity really is, or indeed who Christ really is, for us today.” So wrote the young Lutheran Theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer from his Berlin prison cell in April 1944, one year before he was executed by the SS for complicity in the plots against Hitler's life. It is a question that todayfor more complicated reasonsconcerns countless thousands of U.S
Banned in Berlin on election day this week was the flag of Germany: black, red & gold.
It was April 30, 1945, and Berlin, the capital of Adolf Hitler's tottering Third Reich, was a shattered, flaming inferno. Tanks and troops of Soviet General Vasily Chuikov's Eighth Guards army had fought to within a few blocks of the Reich Chancellery.
It’s not quite World War III, but tension over Greece’s debt crisis has ignited a battle of words between Athens and Berlin, reopening old wounds and raising the specter of Nazism.
While NATO foreign ministers ended their meeting in Berlin on Friday with a show of unity in the military campaign against Libya, the two-day summit had exposed further cracks in the alliance and now questions are being asked about whether NATO’s air strikes are being ramped up from protecting civilians to all-out regime change.