The new Charlie Hebdo: A look inside

Charlie Hebdo's “survivors“ issue, its first since last week's massacre, hits Berlin kiosks on Sat. Its Muhammad cartoon cover already sparked controversy and boycotts in the Muslim world and in the US and UK – but not in Germany. more »

Jan 15, 2015 4:45 PM Zeitgeist

A silver spoon full of sugar…

Here's another peek into our "Rich in Berlin" issue. Self-described as one of Berlin's one percent, Nathan Duc Köstlin shares his tale of the sweet life. Read that here and find many more fascinating stories in the print edition. more »

Jan 15, 2015 11:30 AM People 1 Comments

Hippy Muslims

In our December Islam issue, we spotlighted Berlin's Sufi community, a peace-loving group of Muslims who are about as far away from current headlines as you can get. more »

Jan 14, 2015 12:30 PM Zeitgeist 1 Comments

Two issues free for 10 days!

Get to discover the print version of Exberliner through two of our most popular issues of last year – cover to cover – and totally free: no sign-ups, no strings attached. Enjoy and spread the word – through Jan 24. more »

Jan 13, 2015 3:00 PM Features

Multiple lines: Willis Earl Beal

INTERVIEW. The life of the 31-year-old artist, soul-folk-experimental musician and actor already contains more storylines than most. Check out two manifestations of this with film "Memphis" on Jan 14 (Babylon) and on stage on Jan 16 (Roter Salon). more »

Jan 12, 2015 12:45 PM Music & nightlife

No more junk for lunch

Sure, U-Bahn sandwiches and on-the-go döner might be a quick solution to your at-work “hangriness”, but Eatfirst actually delivers meals of a much healthier variety. For €8, you can order lunch or dinner online and have it brought to your door. more »

Jan 14, 2015 2:15 PM The Best of Berlin 1 Comments

Charlie Hebdo: Satire to die for

In the wake of yesterday's attacks, there’s no better response than to publish Charlie Hebdo's most provocative covers. Here are a few of our favourites – and why we believe in the inalienable right to free press. more »

Jan 8, 2015 3:45 PM Zeitgeist 1 Comments

A top 10 records for 2014

The rubble from the battlefield of Berlin's New Year's has been cleared, and we as proceed into 2015, our music editor D. Strauss gives us a rundown of his top 10 records from the demolished year. more »

Jan 9, 2015 1:30 PM Music & nightlife

A different kind of darkroom

Go play in the dark! In "Now I Lay Me Down", director Sabrina Hölzer of the formidable ensemble Kaleidoskop allows us to enter into a very intimate experience with music – in complete blackness. On at Haus der Berliner Festspiele, Jan 8-11, 15-18. more »

Jan 7, 2015 3:00 PM , Stage

Our top 14 of 2014

In case you missed it! From hefty stories about the NSA, Nazis and religious radicals to hot topics like GEMA, sexism in the tech industry and animal love to killer profiles of fascinating personalities, last year had no shortage of scoops. more »

Jan 6, 2015 1:00 PM Features

Sista Mimi: School spirit

In December, Mimi – immigrant, activist, organiser and the glue who held the Ohlauer Straße refugee squatter community – passed away. We wrote about her a year earlier in our refugee issue. Here's our portrait of a remarkable woman. more »

Jan 9, 2015 1:00 PM People

Bärgida: Behind enemy lines

We all know about Monday night's "Bärgida" demonstration. But what was it like to actually be on the front lines, undercover among the anti-Islamic protesters... as a black Frenchman? more »

Jan 6, 2015 3:00 PM Zeitgeist

Tanztage: From stripping to heavy metal

The 2015 edition of the Sophiensaele’s yearly platform of emerging contemporary dance (Jan 8-18), focuses on crossover artists who use choreography to approach well-known pop-culture phenomena. more »

Jan 5, 2015 12:00 PM Stage


Happy New Year! Want something to aspire to (or not) in 2015? Check out our “Rich in Berlin” special and find out how the one percent really live in the city of “poor but sexy”... along with much more. On newsstands now! more »

Jan 2, 2015 11:30 AM Features

The seventh-year itch: Unknown Pleasures

A premier Berlin film festival address, Unknown Pleasures returns for the seventh time to focus on cutting edge work from the US. It kicks off 2015 with "Land Ho!". Catch the the fest at Kino Babylon through Jan 16. more »

Jan 1, 2015 1:45 PM Film

Small wonders: Lucas Arruda

Thirty-one-year-old Brazilian painter Lucas Arruda is about to make it big – by making it small. Check out his tiny creations before the exhibition at Veneklasen/Werner ends on Sat, Jan 10. more »

Jan 2, 2015 4:00 PM Art

Roy and the pigeon

INTERVIEW. Virtuoso of scurrility Roy Andersson returns with part III of his The Living trilogy. "A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence" sees the director back with his fascinating brand of tragi-comedy. It opens in Berlin on Jan 1. more »

Jan 1, 2015 1:00 PM Film

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