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Light and knowledge

Ann Veronica Janssens works mostly with light, creating stunning, uniquely immersive exhibition experiences which force viewers to question their own perceptions. On March 6 she opens a new exhibition at Esther Schipper Gallery. more »

Mar 3, 2015 12:00 PM Art

Who's afraid of giant rabbits?

Staged by Marianna Salzmann, the play brings together a multi-cultural patchwork group of people for a Christmas reunion, along with an aborted girl who regrets never being born- a humorous play with a pinch of agression and clichéd stereotypes. more »

Mar 2, 2015 3:00 PM Stage

Conscientious contraceptives

Berlin-based start-up Einhorn has a solution for eco-conscious lovers: a sustainably-produced condom. The green Gummi is being crowdfunded, so if you’re into sex that’s safe for both you and the rainforest, think about chipping in before March 5. more »

Mar 2, 2015 2:45 PM The Best of Berlin

OUT NOW! Our MARCH ISSUE!

Screw art – go sports! Why are athletes Berlin's real heroes? Find out in our March issue, where we tell you all about Berlin's top sports personalities, teams, controversies, social programmes and weird workouts. On newsstands now! more »

Mar 2, 2015 11:15 AM Features

Screw art – go sports!

In our March issue, we take a closer look at Berlin's sports scene. Some of the coolest Berliners aren't found in the clubs or galleries but at the sports halls or on the fields, whether they're playing football or ice hockey or Quidditch. more »

Feb 26, 2015 1:30 PM Zeitgeist

Don't judge a Wurst by its name

Ever wondered exactly what goes into a Geflügelwurst? You're not alone. Here's a inside look at the complicated and secretive system of German food labelling regulations. more »

Feb 27, 2015 3:45 PM Zeitgeist

Promi eats: Notable Berliners dish...

Not sure where to eat out tonight? Take a look at these restaurant picks from local celebs Udo Walz, Dieter Kosslick, Emika and Molly "Master Blaster" Stenzel. more »

Feb 17, 2015 2:45 PM Food

GDR dreaming

INTERVIEW. Adapting Clemens Meyer’s Leipzig-based novel for the screen, Andreas Dresen looks at the dreams of a group of young people pre- and post-Wende in Als wir träumten (As we were dreaming). It hits Berlin cinemas Feb 26. more »

Feb 26, 2015 1:15 PM Film

From streets to slaughter

Susan Choi and Stefan Endres of Mr. Susan are more than just trendy street food vendors – they're champions of local eating. Case in point? Their Schlachtfest dinners, in which they slaughter and cook a single animal. The Pig Edition's on Feb 28. more »

Feb 25, 2015 12:15 PM Food 1 Comments

Confessions of a concierge

The Oscars are coming up on Feb 22, which include a Best Picture nomination for The Grand Budapest Hotel. Ever wonder what life as a concierge at a top hotel is really like? Sasha S. reveals... more »

Feb 18, 2015 2:15 PM People

Family business

INTERVIEW: Fresh-faced siblings Kitty, Daisy & Lewis may be a family act, but though they’ve climbed to the mountaintop, they’re far from the Waltons. See them in triplicate at C-Halle on Tue, Feb 24. more »

Jan 26, 2015 1:40 PM Music & nightlife

A chat with... Dan Deacon

Baltimore-based avant-garde electronic musician Dan Deacon won't define love. He's back in town playing Schwuz on Feb 20. We dug into the archives to bring you this interview from 2009. more »

Apr 1, 2010 2:15 AM Reviews & Interviews

A chopstick in a haystack

The year of the sheep is almost upon us! But as Feb 19 sees a new animal for a Chinese new year, it seems Chinese food in Berlin remains pretty baa-aa-aahd. Or so says Hilda Hoy. more »

Feb 16, 2015 1:30 PM Food 4 Comments

Refugee drama

INTERVIEW. Initiated by opera singer Cornelia Lanz, a new project reimagines Così fan tutte with the help of an ensemble of professional artists and Syrian refugees. The opera makes its Berlin debut Feb 21-22 at Radialsystem. more »

Feb 16, 2015 1:30 PM Stage

EXBlicks: Speaking Gardens

This month’s EXBlicks takes the notion of sustainable growing and eating from lofty ideal to practical with documentary Speaking Gardens, a gentle panorama of Berlin urban gardening projects. Catch it on Feb 24, 20:30 at Lichtblick Kino. more »

Feb 2, 2015 4:30 PM Film

Anthropo-scene

Working with media ranging from paint and plaster to Yum Yum noodles and a bathtub installation catalogue, Vera Kox's art focuses on change and duality. See her show with Manor Grunewald at Dune Gallery before it ends Feb 20. more »

Feb 16, 2015 11:45 AM Art

Goodbye, Negativeland

Prenzlauer Berg's Negativeland was a video rental shop unlike any other, offering up a film archive with a huge collection of rarities that would excite any film buff. Pay it a last visit before it closes on Feb 15. more »

Feb 11, 2015 12:00 PM Film

Long live the Eckkneipe!

INTERVIEW. Political theatre trio Die Rixdorfer Perlen send up gentrification and pay homage to the Eckkneipe with "Zum Feuchten Eck an der Sonnenallee". The comedy plays at Heimathafen Neukölln on Feb 13,14 and 28 as well as Mar 1 . more »

Feb 10, 2015 12:00 PM Stage

Brie et ses Amis: Fromage with love

Foraging for French cheese in Berlin tends to yield only overpriced results that have sat around for too long. Thankfully, there’s now an alternative: online delivery service Brie et ses Amis! more »

Feb 13, 2015 4:00 PM Food

Film is a drag: Peaches Christ and Showgirls

INTERVIEW. Infamous San Francisco drag queen Peaches Christ (aka Joshua Grannell) brings her hilarious and notorious interpretation of cult classic "Showgirls" to Südblock on Feb 14. Don't miss the love! more »

Feb 9, 2015 12:00 PM Stage

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