Visionary Emptiness: Berlin Singer-Songwriter Bernadette La Hengst’s New Album and Socially Critical Work

2023-11-18 00:18:59 17. November 2023, 17:30 Berlin singer-songwriter Bernadette La Hengst calls her new album “Visionary Emptiness”. The title came to her while researching the coal mining region of Lausitz, where she met members of the national Sorbian minority and spoke to them about the wounded landscape. Many tunnels were flooded, artificial lakes were created, … Read more

Lilo Pfister: Alpine Musings and Musical Poetry

2023-11-09 21:26:05 12. November 2023, 19:05 Lilo Pfister, the eldest sister of the Swiss export hit “The Pfister Siblings”, left her brothers almost 30 years ago and went her own way. In her solo on an Alp, 2000 meters above sea level, she waxes lyrical about getting older, about climate change, about love, friendship and … Read more

The Great Loriot: Understanding Failed Acts of Communication and Gender Dynamics

2023-11-08 15:51:32 8. November 2023, 09:05 “Berta, the egg is hard.” One of Loriot’s most famous sketches begins with these fateful words. Hermann and Berta, an average German couple, are sitting at breakfast and begin to argue more and more uninhibitedly over a soft egg that has been boiled too hard. Loriot’s sketch has long … Read more

Vienna’s Klezmore Festival: A Celebration of Klezmer Music and More

2023-11-03 20:17:16 3. November 2023, 17:30 One of the core cells of creative events in Vienna has been the Augarten action radius for decades. Here in 2004, Friedl Preisl began a festival for Jewish music with a focus on klezmer music. It was a time when the avant-garde renewal of klezmer music by musicians like … Read more

Climate Change and the Future of Winter Sports: Examining the Impact and Path to Sustainability

2023-10-27 03:02:53 October 27, 2023, 1:00 PM The opening of the Alpine Ski World Cup will take place on the Rettenbachferner in Sölden on Saturday and Sunday. Traditionally on the last weekend in October, although there is no real winter feeling. Warm temperatures well into autumn and a lack of snow: the consequences of climate … Read more

Exploring the Culinary Side of TikTok, Instagram, and YouTube: Recipes, Trends, and Influencers

2023-10-20 14:30:37 October 20, 2023, 7:05 PM TikTok, Instagram and YouTube are now also large recipe collections. The culinary side of the young video portal TikTok has been booming, especially since the pandemic. The TikTok recipe for banana cake was particularly popular during Corona. You can find instructions for gratinated feta pasta on TikTok, as … Read more