Cities the world over are getting ready to apply to host the Summer Olympic Games in 2024. Here in Germany it will soon be decided whether the candidate city will be Hamburg or Berlin. But a lot of people in Germany don’t want the event to be staged here at all.
Sascha Lobo is a kind of classroom spokesman for the German blogosphere. The 37-year-old author of books, lecturer and columnist is a popular commentator on the consequences of the Internet for broader society. On Talking Germany he talks about his vision for the future of the Net.
Beer showers on stage and art that gets under your skin: Arts.21 takes a walk on the wild side this week. We take in an exhibition on tattoos and meet German band Diechkind, who are known for their one-of-a-kind live performances. And we have a look at Oskar Schlemmer’s visions of a new world in Stuttgart and meet one of the legendary filmmakers of our age: Marcel Ophüls.
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