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INTERVIEW! Schleime, winner of this year’s Hannah Höch Prize for lifetime achievement, on fleeing East Berlin, starting all over again and creating free art in a free world. Don't miss her exhibition at the Berlinische Galerie, on through Apr 24. more

Jan 12, 2017 11:45 AM Art

Festival for new music Ultraschall tests the limits of the human voice, yodelling included, for its ninth go starting Jan 18-22 at venues around the city. more

Jan 11, 2017 2:00 PM Music & nightlife

Wladek Flakin: Communist highlights of Weimar Berlin in four stops

This month's issue of EXB is all about Weimar Berlin – and it wasn't just cabaret and ballrooms. Wladek takes us on a tour to the red side of 1920s Berlin. This Sun, Jan 15, see its surviving remnants at the coldest demo of the year. more

Jan 11, 2017 12:00 PM The Berlin Blog

New art spaces are popping up everywhere, even in Berlin’s old churches and breweries. Dan Borden investigates. more

Jan 10, 2017 3:00 PM Zeitgeist

Konrad Werner: It's not just terrorists spreading fear

Terrorists feed on our news-fevered brains. more

Jan 10, 2017 12:00 PM The Berlin Blog

Whether you want to save the planet, some refugees or your abs, here's how to stick to your Berlin resolutions this year. more

Jan 5, 2017 11:45 AM , , The Best of Berlin

We’ve rounded up hot trends, secret spots and some personal favourites to give you a night out you won’t find in the guidebooks. more

Jan 5, 2017 11:30 AM , , , , Music & nightlife 18 Comments

INTERVIEW. This Saturday, Jan 7, catch a special EXBlicks screening of "Escape to Life", the Erika and Klaus Mann story, co-directed by Panorama director and Teddy founder Speck, at Lichtblick Kino at 20:30. First, here's his fascinating backstory. more

Jan 5, 2017 12:00 PM Film

Konrad Werner: Andrej Holm, the Stasi teenager

Everybody has an opinion about Andrej Holm, but it depends a lot on what you thought about the capitalist orgy of Berlin's housing situation before. more

Jan 4, 2017 12:30 PM The Berlin Blog

Walter Crasshole empties his fag bag and vents on the issues of the day. This month: the curious case of right-wing queers. more

Jan 6, 2017 1:00 PM Zeitgeist

The Deutsches Theater takes on populist insanity in a timely production of Marat/Sade Jan 8, 15 and 24. more

Jan 4, 2017 12:15 PM Stage

For our first issue of 2017, we take a trip back to the tumultuous-yet-sexy Weimar years and ask: Are we re-living them now? Plus an investigation into Berlin's overloaded refugee housing system and much more, on a newsstand near you! more

Jan 2, 2017 12:00 PM

Emerging choreographers get their star turn at Sophiensaele’s Tanztage festival (Jan 5-15). more

Jan 3, 2017 4:15 PM Stage

INTERVIEW! American indie filmmaker Whit Stillman on his beguiling Jane Austen adaptation "Love & Friendship". It opens in Berlin cinemas on Dec 29. more

Dec 22, 2016 4:00 PM Film

Seymour Gris: What really scares me

How should we respond to the Breitscheidplatz attack? The same way we respond to any other crime, not by attacking Merkel and her refugee policy. Seymour makes the case for reason. more

Dec 22, 2016 2:45 PM The Berlin Blog

INTERVIEW! Two very different psychiatric patients escape from a mental institution and embark on a tragicomic road trip in Paolo Virzì's "Like Crazy". It opens in Berlin cinemas on December 29. more

Dec 22, 2016 11:00 AM Film

Over 7000 people are homeless in Berlin, but there are a lot more without a proper home to go to on a cold winter night. We met some of them at one of the busiest homeless shelters in town. EXTRA: How you can (easily) help out the shelter. more

Dec 22, 2016 11:00 AM Zeitgeist

INTERVIEW! In 2005 Olle Strandberg broke his neck during a somersault. With the exclellent "Underart: Ode to a Crash Landing" the Swedish circus director contemplates his own paralysis and recovery, on at Chamäleon through February. more

Dec 19, 2016 3:00 PM Stage

With Berghain turning 12 last weekend, there's no doubt that the world's most famous club is doing well. Especially in light of the court decision supposedly dubbing the nightlife behemoth "high culture" last month. But what's the real story? more

Dec 15, 2016 1:00 PM Zeitgeist

Konrad Werner: Die Welt does a Breitbart

Another week, another tiresome hatchet job on Muslims in Germany. Only this time the Springer Verlag pre-emptively plays to the Breitbart audience. more

Dec 15, 2016 4:00 PM The Berlin Blog 2 Comments

The country’s little-known colonial history in Africa is on display at German Colonialism, a new exhibition at the Deutsches Historisches Museum through May 2017. It may not hit all its marks perfectly, but is still worth the visit. more

Dec 14, 2016 2:00 PM Zeitgeist

What to do if you don’t fancy schlepping along Ku’damm in the run-up to Christmas? Three Berlin shopping start-ups claim to make gift buying simple… more

Dec 19, 2016 1:00 PM Zeitgeist

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