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Coming up this week on Arts.21 - the cultural magazine from the heart of Europe ---
In our series Culture Jungle, we ask why so many opera houses are performing Wagner's Ring Cycle this season. Film maker Oskar Roehler explores his family history in his debut novel, which he is also adapting for the screen. Mona Hatoum's art is best admired from a safe distance. And in our series The Class of 2012, we talk to the writers of tomorrow.
Why Does the Ring Keep Coming Round?
Richard Wagner's Ring of the Nibelungs is being performed in Mannheim, Frankfurt and Darmstadt this season. We want to know why.
Passionate Stuff - Oskar Roehler's Angry Family Saga
We talk to film maker Oskar Roehler. His breakthrough came in 2000 with No Place to Go, an examination of the last years of his mother, the writer Gisela Elsner. His father was also a writer and editor.
The Class of 2012 - The Young Writers of the Creative Writing Program in Leipzig.
In our series The Class of 2012, we meet with students across Germany.
Caution: Risk of Injury - Palestinian Artist Mona Hatoum
Works by Mona Hatoum are currently on show in Munich. Visitors are warned that they are at risk of injury! Her large-scale sculptures are dangerous: electrified kitchen utensils, a wheelchair with grips morphing into blades, a huge and sharp cheese grater. Arts.21 talks to the artist.
and our regular weekly RADAR feature: Cultural Discoveries of the Week
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