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On Sun, Apr 23, France goes to the polling booths, and many fear Marine le Pen and Front National's success. Who's voting for her in Berlin? Some seemingly cool, open-minded Frenchmen... including our writer's friend. more

Apr 20, 2017 11:00 AM Zeitgeist 1 Comments

Konrad Werner: Worrying about integration again

Some Turkish people in Germany voted "Evet" (yes) in Erdoğan's referendum last Sunday. The German newspapers decided that this means society is collapsing, and Turkish people have to sort it out. more

Apr 20, 2017 12:30 PM The Berlin Blog

INTERVIEW! Writer and director Falk Richter takes a retrospective look at "Fear", the 2015 play the AfD tried to censor, and talks artistic freedom It returns to the Schaubühne this Apr 22-23 and May 20-21. more

Apr 20, 2017 11:00 AM Stage

It’s a deeply boring, yet immensely important topic: health insurance. Each country has its own system and Germany’s stands out for being a strange mix. The system is unfair and unsustainable in all kinds of ways – yet change could be on the horizon. more

Apr 13, 2017 12:15 PM Zeitgeist 2 Comments

Like nothing else, Turkish President Recep Erdoğan is dividing Turks in Germany. With a referendum coming up on April 16 that would vastly increase the powers of the president, a group of Turkish creatives in Berlin are voicing their disapproval. more

Apr 13, 2017 12:30 PM Zeitgeist

This Friday, April 14, see Berlin legend Tom Tykwer's bisexual/polyamorous drama Drei at Moviemento in three languages – and for a good, queer cause to boot. more

Apr 11, 2017 12:30 PM The Best of Berlin

Puppies are all the rage these days! And we don't mean canines... Just in time for the Easter fetish festivities, including the annual "puppy walk" on Easter Sunday, we're giving you a snapshot of the muzzle-wearing, tail-wagging scene. more

Apr 13, 2017 12:40 PM Zeitgeist

A new book topping Germany's non-fiction charts suggests that the refugee crisis that shook Germany and the world was the result of confusion, backroom deals and political backpedalling. Author Robin Alexander explains. more

Apr 6, 2017 11:15 AM People

The Gorki Theater’s new power players don’t need your pity. The group’s first mainstage premiere is this month: "Winterreise", an ensemble-driven piece from Yael Ronen. Check it out Apr 8 and with English surtitles) 13 and 26. more

Apr 6, 2017 12:45 PM Stage

An uprooted piece of civil rights history or a conceptual art piece? Opening on April 8, The Rosa Parks House begs the question, exhibiting the civil right's leader's midcentury Detroit residence, dissembled and conveyed to Berlin via freighter. more

Apr 6, 2017 11:00 AM The Best of Berlin

The Komische Oper proves My Fair Lady works just as well in German. See it in April before it disappears until summer 2018. more

Apr 12, 2017 12:45 PM Stage

You can feel it in the air... and we're not talking about spring. From Trump to Le Pen, Front National to Germany's own AfD, our April issue is all about that xenophobic, anti-establishment elephant in the room and what we can do about it. more

Mar 30, 2017 12:00 PM Features

No, Free! Music isn’t free. The title of HKW’s first music festival since its February reopening comes from music’s liberating impact in times of social and political unrest. Check it out Apr 6-9 at the Pregnant Oyster. more

Apr 4, 2017 2:00 PM Music & nightlife

INTERVIEW! After a six-year hiatus from song-writing, veteran musician Christiane Rösinger makes her comeback at Hebbel am Ufer, April 1, debuting material from new album "Lieder ohne Leiden". more

Mar 30, 2017 12:15 PM Music & nightlife

Meet Nick Donovan: head of Berlin’s international music school BIMM by day, electronic musician by night. Book your place at BIMM Berlin’s next Open Day, April 9, either via website or by calling directly. more

Apr 4, 2017 12:00 PM Sponsored

INTERVIEW! Mexico City-based actor, director and author Gabino Rodriguez went undercover in a factory for six months. The result, Tijuana, comes to the Schaubühne’s FIND festival on Apr 4. more

Mar 30, 2017 12:00 PM Stage

Being sexually attracted to children isn’t sick, just acting on it. That’s the idea behind a groundbreaking paedophilia therapy programme at Charité. Time to reevaluate one of our society’s greatest taboos? more

Mar 30, 2017 11:00 AM Zeitgeist

The Schaubühne's annual Festival of International New Drama is back, bringing emerging theatre makers from around the world to Berlin with 14 plays over 11 days (Mar 30-Apr 9), all with English surtitles! Here's our highlight reel. more

Mar 29, 2017 12:15 PM Stage

Hauschka, the German composer and recent Oscar nominee (Lion) talks about harnessing the power of the Disklavier, a modern-day version of the player piano, prior to his show at Funkhaus on April 4. more

Apr 3, 2017 4:30 PM Music & nightlife

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