Features

Like your movies short, sweet and to the point? Check out the 90 works on offer at the Berlin Short Film Festival, starting Jun 30 at Babylon Mitte and on through Jul 4. more »

Jun 27, 2016 11:54 AM Film

INTERVIEW! Journalist and writer Rasha Abbas recounts her tribulations as a Syrian in Germany – from learning the language to falling in with Berlin hipsters – in "The Invention of German Grammar". Catch her at the E-Book Festival on Jun 25 at 20:00! more »

Jun 22, 2016 3:15 PM Culture

The alternative CSD in Kreuzberg returns this Sat, Jun 25 and with that the Gay Berliner is back! Walter Crasshole empties his fag bag and vents on the issues of the day. This month: Does “queer” still mean anything in Berlin? more »

Jun 22, 2016 2:30 PM Zeitgeist

INTERVIEW! The hotly anticipated (and Cannes-contested) Refn film, "The Neon Demon", hits Berlin cinemas June 23. more »

Jun 21, 2016 12:30 PM Film

Konrad Werner: The Brits are going

There's plenty of Brexit talk in Berlin -- but what does it actually mean for the approximate 105,965 British citizens living in Germany? Here's a breakdown ahead of the June 23 vote. more »

Jun 16, 2016 12:00 PM The Berlin Blog 2 Comments

The city's prolific indie disco party Karrera Klub turns 20 this year! DJ and co-founder Spencer Theile explains the history of an indie institution in techno-centric Berlin. Celebrate with them Jun 24 at Lido and Bi Nuu. more »

Jun 21, 2016 2:45 PM Music & nightlife

The singing starts at the Staatsoper’s musical theatre fest Infektion! (Jun 23-Jul 16) this Thu with a piece by THE key figure in German documentary theatre, Hans-Werner Kroesinger. If the English-speaking world doesn't know him, it's time they do... more »

Jun 20, 2016 12:00 PM Stage

INTERVIEW! Disruption Network Lab is back with "Deep Cables" (Jun 17-18 at Kunstquartier Bethanien), an exploration of the internet's workings. On Sat, Jun 18, author Andrew Blum takes us through the tangibility of what's behind the world wide web. more »

Jun 16, 2016 4:46 PM Zeitgeist

INTERVIEW: Four hungry tigers and the promise of the carnage of ancient Rome are now on offer at Gorki as refugees are asked to volunteer as human-food in protest of travel restrictions. Tasteless? more »

Jun 16, 2016 11:00 AM Stage

International magazine, international band! At our 14th Birthday Party this Friday, June 17 at Humboldthain Club, catch Itaca, the German duo throwing Italo pop hooks into the mix with cool synth washes and, to top it off, smooth Italian vocals. more »

Jun 15, 2016 1:30 PM Music & nightlife

Achtung Brecht and/or camping fans! From Jun 17-19, you can hitch a ride to the Kuhle Wampe campsite to spend the day immersed in an interactive, open-air play, based on Brecht's eponymous 1932 film, "Kuhle Wampe". No word on if s'mores are included. more »

Jun 13, 2016 12:31 PM Stage

We caught up with XLterrestrials, the otherworldly artist collective behind Berlin's strange, experimental film evening Citizen Kino challenging viewers to think about the visuals we see around us every day. The next on is Jun 23 at Panke. more »

Jun 9, 2016 3:00 AM Film

Ready to jumpstart your creative career? The BBW University of Applied Sciences’ Management of Creative Industries Master's Program is here to help you out. more »

Jun 7, 2016 11:00 AM Sponsored

INTERVIEW. Leyser's queer Berlin underground snapshot "Desire Will Set You Free" has been making the rounds in film circles this early summer and everyone's got something to say – including him. It screens in cinemas across Berlin. more »

Jun 8, 2016 12:00 PM Film

The European football championships start this Fri, Jun 10 (through Jul 10). Jacob Sweetman tells us how to take them back from Berlin’s opportunistic politicians. more »

Jun 8, 2016 1:00 PM Football

Help cut down on trash AND check out Agora Collective's new digs in the former Kindl brewery during the Open Source Circular Economy Days festival, Jun 9-13. more »

Jun 6, 2016 12:00 PM The Best of Berlin

From Chantal Akerman to Natalie Portman, this year's Jewish Film Festival gives women centre stage. Plus a dippy documentary and many more choice flicks about the chosen people, Jun 4-19. more »

Jun 9, 2016 1:00 PM Film

Guest blog: Keep rolling, Berlin

Are you a cyclist? The Volksentscheid Fahrrad campaign is trying to get 20,000 signatures by Jun 10 for a petition that's gaining traction. Rose Tremlett explains just how you can help. more »

Jun 7, 2016 11:31 AM The Berlin Blog 2 Comments

This past Sunday, Swiss supporters of basic income were struck a blow when a referendum proposing it was voted down. But we've had a form of it right here in Berlin since 2014. Meet Michael Bohmeyer, the man who wants to give you €1000 a month. more »

Jun 6, 2016 1:00 PM Zeitgeist

Exberliner issue number 150 is finally here, and what an issue it is! Our post-capitalist special dares you to envision a radical future... and a radical new magazine. more »

Jun 3, 2016 11:30 AM Features

Post-punk threesome Plattenbau construct their quadratic sounds at Torstraßen Festival on June 4. They'll be sharing the spotlight at our Exberliner stage with Piss, Bannerman, and the Neukölln Country Club. more »

Jun 2, 2016 11:39 AM Music & nightlife

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