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  1. Bavarian medical 'breakthrough' with spider silkRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Deutsche Welle

    Liquified spider silk extruded in a gel via a three-dimensional printer could soon be regenerating damaged human heart muscle and nerve cells, according to German researchers. Biomaterial experts at Germany's Bayreuth and WA1 4rzburg universities claimed a breakthrough in cultivating living cells while holding them in place with liquified spider silk.


  2. Albert SchweitzerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | The Free Dictionary

    Albert Schweitzer , OM was a German - and later French - theologian, musician, philosopher, physician, and medical missionary in Africa best known for his interpretive life of Jesus. He was born in the province of Alsace-Lorraine , at that time part of the German Empire .


  3. German anti-Islam rally Monday to raise new tensionsRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 11 | Central Ohio

    A massive march by anti-Islam nationalists planned for Monday threatens to raise new religious tensions - and potential violence - in Europe in the wake of last week's terrorist attacks in Paris by radical Muslims. Germany's justice minister on Sunday urged the group called Patriotic Europeans Against the Islamization of the West to cancel its demonstration, but the group vowed to go ahead with a rally that will commemorate the 17 people killed in the Paris attacks.


  4. In Praise of the Bourgeois, Liberty-Loving Race of HobbitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 5 | Acton Institute

    Review of The Hobbit Party: The Vision of Freedom that Tolkien Got and the West Forgot by Jonathan Witt and Jay Richards, . 232 pages.


  5. Janis Martin, mezzo-soprano who became a soprano, dies at 75Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 31 | Bangor Daily News

    Janis Martin, a mezzo-soprano who reinvented herself as a soprano midway through a career that brought vivid praise for her command of Wagner and Strauss, died Dec. 14 in San Antonio. She was 75. A California native, Martin rose to prominence at the San Francisco Opera and earned a contract at the Metropolitan Opera in New York before performing at major opera houses across Europe, including in Paris, Milan, Vienna, Munich and Rome.


  6. Janis Martin dies at 75; mezzo-soprano who became a sopranoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 30 | Los Angeles Times

    Janis Martin was a regular at the Bayreuth Festival in Germany, where she was known for her expertise in Wagner and Strauss roles. Janis Martin was a regular at the Bayreuth Festival in Germany, where she was known for her expertise in Wagner and Strauss roles.


  7. Piga Picha! offers a snapshot of Kenyan studiosRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | The Georgia Straight

    Pigapicha is a Swahili term meaning "take my picture". With the addition of an exclamation mark, it is also the title of a fascinating exhibition, surveying decades of studio photography in Nairobi, Kenya.


  8. Martian meteorite may contain evidence of extraterrestrial lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | CNET

    ... know already from previous measurements," study co-author Professor Ahmed El Goresy of the University of Bayreuth, Germany, said. These points are supported by the nanoscale secondary ion mass spectroscopy data. This reveals that the material was ...


  9. Rare Beers Star at Villa Wine Bar & KitchenRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | Santa Barbara Independent

    Sean Larkins built his reputation on selling awesome, hard-to-find, fairly priced wines at Vino Divino, his still-thriving bottle shop on De la Vina Street. And his new spot on Anacapa Street, the Villa Wine Bar Kitchen , does include "wine" in the name and offer quite a few superstar labels to sip.


  10. Protecting the rainforest through agriculture and forestryRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | EurekAlert!

    The land in the middle of the photograph is pasture. To the left of this is one large afforested area and several small areas planted with pine trees.


  11. 100 Years of Nairobi Studio Photography Displayed at UBC's...Read the original story

    Nov 24, 2014 |

    ... in 2009 at the Nairobi National Museum, Piga Picha! has since been exhibited in 2011 at Iwalewa Haus in Bayreuth, Germany and in 2013 at the Forum des Arts et de la Culture in Bordeaux, France. The Museum of Anthropology (MOA) at the University of ...


  12. Bayreuth opera festival threatened by strikeRead the original story

    Jun 18, 2010 | Indiana's NewsCenter

    Germany's Bayreuth opera festival looked set on Tuesday to be hit by its first-ever strike after marathon pay talks between unions representing stage and technical staff and management collapsed. After almost 17 hours of wrangling ended without result in the early hours of Tuesday morning, the Verdi union warned that unless there was a "much better" pay offer it would not return to the negotiating table.


  13. Renowned SA stage designer mournedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 |

    ... He soaked up design methods from established designers in London and spent life-changing months in Bayreuth, Germany, enveloped aurally, visually and spiritually in the wonders of Wagner and The Ring. Johan always had mentors and role models - the ...


  14. German artist hits back at Bayreuth FestivalRead the original story

    Nov 16, 2014 | Art Daily

    This photo taken on September 11, 2011 shows German artist Jonathan Meese at the Lyonel Feininger gallery in Quedlinburg, central Germany, during the opening of his exhibition titled "Totalste Graphik". Controversial German performance artist Jonathan Meese will not direct at the world-famous Bayreuth opera festival as planned in 2016 because his staging is too expensive, organisers said on November 14, 2014.


  15. Another Outrage AvoidedRead the original story

    Nov 16, 2014 | Sounds & fury

    As many of you already know, however, the Festspiele's commercial director Heinz-Dieter Sense put an end to that by cancelling the contract on the grounds that "Substantial financing problems emerged from the very beginning with regard to the planned stage sets and costumes. The available budget would have been substantially overrun and this is not acceptable."


  16. A first timer's experience at Bayreuth, Glyndebourne opera festivalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2014 | Daily Herald

    ... the festival started in 1934. The facade of the 1876 Festspielhaus (The Richard Wagner Festival Hall) in Bayreuth, Germany, was under construction during the 2014 summer season. The acoustics of the Festspielhaus are legendary and the opera house ...


  17. Curtain rises on 98th Bayreuth FestivalRead the original story

    Jun 18, 2010 | Indiana's NewsCenter

    The curtain went up on the first night of the 98th Bayreuth Festival, with a gala performance of "Tristan and Isolde", attended by Germany's political and social elite. Chancellor Angela Merkel was among the many guests welcomed by Eva Wagner-Pasquier, 64, and her half-sister, Katharina Wagner, 31, who this year have taken over the joint running of the legendary month-long festival dedicated to the works of their great-grandfather, Richard Wagner.


  18. Wagner descendant heads a music fest -- Beethoven, not BayreuthRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | Los Angeles Times

    Nike Wagner suffered a bitter defeat in a family power struggle over Germany's Bayreuth Festival, which is dedicated to the operas of her great-grandfather, Richard Wagner. But she is back on the European classical music scene, with a festival devoted to a different composer: Ludwig van Beethoven.


  19. Wall Remains Divisive in One German TownRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

    Nov. 9 marks 25 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall. But in a 50-inhabitant hamlet straddling the border between Bavaria and Thuringia, a different event is celebrated this time of year: the fall of the MA dlareuth Wall.


  20. the Tainted Legacy of Richard WagnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 |

    North Suburban Synagogue Beth El will host a film screening of the documentary Wagner & Me , with a discussion led by German Historian Anette Isaacs, on Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at 2:00 pm. To some he is the creator of divine music, to others he is history's most controversial composer: almost 170 years after the world premiere of Tannhaeuser , Richard Wagner and his legacy, tainted by both his own difficult personality and the usurpation of his music by Adolf Hitler, are still topics of lively debate.