Photo (detail): © Adobe/Spectral-Design (63923914) Conscious listening Savouring music There is often too much of everything in today's consumerist world. And that includes music. It is possible for us to consume music anywhere at any time. But that is not the same as listening to it. Now, there are initiatives aimed at helping us learn the art of conscious listening. Working conditions in the arts Fair-trade music downloads Inclusion in the arts Promoting cultural diversity through inclusion Gaming Machiavelli’s heirs News from culture and society Photo (detail): © picture-alliance / imageBroker / Karl F. Schöfmann Celebrating the currywurst The curried sausage, an icon of German cuisine In addition to roast pork with dumplings, a pork joint with sauerkraut, and potato salad, no list of German national dishes would be complete without the humble currywurst or curried sausage. The spicy snack was invented 70 years ago. Photo (detail): GGut live Sonoras 2018 © Jose M. Pedrajas Female DJs More women working the turntables female:pressure – a network helping to boost the number of female DJs. Photo (detail): © Jörn Neumann / Stadtbibliothek Köln Makerspaces in libraries Learning by discovering In 2013, libraries in Germany started running makerspaces for creative projects. Has the concept stood the test of time? Events 23.07. Short Export 2020 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM - Goethe-Institut Dar es Salaam, Dar es Salaam | Film 02.08. Tunasikika 3:00 PM - Goethe-Institut Dar es Salaam, Dar es Salaam | Music Concert In focus Enter Africa Enter Africa Gamify your City Future! and create a local based Game about your Past, Present and Future © musicinfafrica.net Music in Africa Music In Africa is an information and exchange web portal dedicated to the African music sector. Photo: Flying Circus Academy Flying Circus Academy The »FLYING CIRCUS ACADEMY« (FCA) is an extensive international further training programme for instructors in the Circus Variety and Percussion sphere.