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Tweaker Nazis, Brandenburg beaches, Weimar satire and happy endings: these summer reads will teach you everything you wanted to know about Berlin, and a few things you didn’t. more

Jul 17, 2017 1:30 PM , , , , Culture

Last year, fashion blogger David Kurt Karl Roth took the piss out of Berlin's most infamous club with a fake online shop. One legal injunction later, he's trying again. Check out his Berghain merch and take a Sven selfie from July 12-16. more

Jul 7, 2017 12:00 PM Zeitgeist

Eddie Izzard was back in Germany touring his comedy show Force Majeure. The English comic legend talks with Amok Mama about humour across boundaries and performing in multiple languages. His memoir Believe Me is also out now. more

Jul 18, 2017 12:00 PM Stage

A Garden of Eden for vegetarians, a challenge to those that cherish meat and the opportunity to contemplate cannibalism and vampirism: All this awaited stage editor Lily Kelting at Berlin Food Art Week. It's still on through Jul 14. more

Jul 11, 2017 12:00 PM Stage

INTERVIEW! Jochen Hick discusses his latest film foray into queer history: cataloguing gay life and activism in West Berlin before the fall of the Wall in "My Wonderful West Berlin". more

Jul 10, 2017 3:30 PM Film

American musician Chad Matheny, aka Emperor X, on surviving testicular cancer, owing the hospital €30,000 and being (mostly) happy about it. more

Jul 6, 2017 12:05 PM Music & nightlife

Freiluftkino season is now in full swing, offering you the chance to catch top flicks under the stars in vaguely bucolic surroundings. Here's your quick guide to what's what. more

Jul 11, 2017 2:00 PM Film

Konrad Werner: Goodbye, Volksbühne

The Volksbühne under Frank Castorf was funny and exhausting and ingenious and dense and uncompromising and communist. Konrad will miss it. more

Jul 5, 2017 12:00 PM The Berlin Blog 1 Comments

It’s finally summer in Berlin, so get out of the museums and spend some time with art en plein air. Here's what to see. more

Jul 4, 2017 12:00 PM

Festival season has begun! Find your niche with our rundown of all the boutique fests going on in Berlin and Brandenburg through July and August. more

Jul 1, 2017 12:00 PM Music & nightlife

For our "Endstation" special, we travelled to the ends of Berlin and back to bring you 10 summer escapes you definitely won't read about in the guidebooks. Plus summer reads, festivals, bikes, scooters, barbecue, soft serve and much more! more

Jun 29, 2017 12:00 PM

Wladek Flakin: See you at G20!

Wladek is off to the barricades in Hamburg to protest against Donald Trump and friends. more

Jul 5, 2017 12:00 AM The Berlin Blog

The Berliner Festspiele aims for the visceral with their Immersion programme, starting on July 1 with a series of performances and installations at Martin-Gropius-Bau and a mysterious durational piece at an old factory in Reinickendorf. more

Jun 26, 2017 12:00 PM Stage

Claus Peymann and Robert Wilson out; new artistic director Oliver Reese in. Before the rebranded "neue Berliner Ensemble" takes the stage in September, don't miss the last production of Wilson's "Threepenny Opera" on Jul 1. more

Jun 29, 2017 11:40 AM Stage

Some David vs. Goliath stories have happy endings. This isn’t one of them. For the past three months Neukölln’s remaining anarchists faced off against a Luxembourgian corporation evicting their community space. On Jun 29 that fight will be over. more

Jun 22, 2017 11:00 AM , Zeitgeist 3 Comments

INTERVIEW! The landmark punk of Fehlfarben's 1980 "Monarchie und Alltag" will be making people pogo this Friday, June 23 at Volksbühne as they play their groundbreaking debut in its entirety. We talked to lead singer Peter Hein about the early days. more

Jun 20, 2017 11:30 AM Music & nightlife

The effects of the 2008 economic crisis still ripple worldwide. And at this point the American Dream is looking more and more like a nightmare. No time like the present for Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman. What did our critic think? On Jun 26-28. more

Jun 20, 2017 2:00 PM Stage

INTERVIEW! Join us at EXBlicks for Katrin Rothe's animated documentary about the "10 days that shook the world", as told by the artists who witnessed and contributed to the events, from Mayakovsky to Gorki to Benois. Thu, Jun 22, 20:30 at Lichtblick. more

Jun 19, 2017 12:20 PM Film

Kreuzberg's Eiszeit celebrates a year since its rebirth with a week of special screenings Jun 15-22. Don't miss out! But Eiszeit isn't the only "new" Kino on the block. Check out our round-up for more boutique cinemas. more

Jun 15, 2017 11:00 AM Film

After a lonely wait of 30 years, the oldest U-Bahn tunnel in Germany has reopened for public tours thanks to Berlin Unterwelten. To do it up festive, visit the tunnel for its 120th birthday on Jun 17 at the "Lange Nacht der Unterwelten". more

Jun 15, 2017 11:00 AM Culture

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