Gear up to go: Top 5 city travel essentials

Looking to escape Berlin over the holidays? Here are our tips for places to go to in Berlin to prepare for your trip out of town, from coats to maps to getting your bod prepared for your packed schedule. more »

Nov 21, 2014 12:15 PM The Best of Berlin

Gobbing for 20 years

INTERVIEW. The city cult institution Gob Squad invites you to “Be Part of Something Bigger” at the group’s weekend-long 20-year anniversary extravaganza, happening November 20-22 at HAU. Don't miss! more »

Nov 11, 2014 12:35 PM Art

Three questions for... Jörg Albrecht

INTERVIEW. Albrecht's NASTY PEACE, a fantasy-inspired audio tour, uses dragons and swords to explore the consequences of increasing privatisation in Kreuzberg. Experience his so-called "Game of Zones" Nov 20-Dec 6. more »

Nov 17, 2014 2:00 PM Stage

Slow Politics: "There’s so much more happening"

Time to reinvent democracy! The Slow Politics Symposium is kicking off Nov 13 at Supermarkt! Public talks happen on Sat, Nov 15 – with everyone invited to join! We caught up with author and activist Marina Sitrin. more »

Nov 13, 2014 1:00 PM Zeitgeist

Exberliner exclusive! Bigheads: Episode #3

You’ve lived the life, now check out the show: Bigheads, the web series about would-be artists in Berlin, premieres its third episode today. Watch it here first, in Exberliner’s exclusive premiere of Berlin’s uproarious new comedy! more »

Nov 13, 2014 12:00 PM Culture 8 Comments

Sleepless society

INTERVIEW. From dying of tiredness to being too horny to fall asleep, our society has a sleeping disorder, say Israeli theatremakers Hila Golan, Niva Dloomy, and Ariel Nil Levy. LET'S CALL IT A DAY! runs at Theaterdiscounter, Nov 19-22. more »

Nov 11, 2014 1:30 PM Stage

Those 1990s kids

Blurring the boundary between theatre and autobiographical performance, Yael Ronen takes us on a journey with the displaced youth of the Yugoslav Wars as they address their past and present lives in Common Ground. more »

Nov 14, 2014 12:30 PM Stage

A WG feeding frenzy

Looking for a room? Next Wed, Nov 19, head over to Süß war gestern for a flurry of activity that just might solve your housing (or romance) problems. If you're trying to fill a room in your own WG, prepare to be the centre of attention. more »

Nov 14, 2014 1:00 PM The Best of Berlin

Homegrown music tech

It's no surprise that a Berlin company, Bitwig, delivers one of the most highly anticipated pieces of music technology of the year, a digital audio workstation that might be making developers over at Berlin-based Ableton nervous. more »

Nov 14, 2014 11:00 AM The Best of Berlin 2 Comments

Who the fuck is Helene Fischer?

Set to bless O2 World from Nov 12-14 with her new album "Farbenspiel", you may be wondering who the hell she is and how she got here. Here's an explanation from a German as well as some clarity on a few other embarrassing curiosities of German music. more »

Nov 10, 2014 1:15 PM Music & nightlife 1 Comments

Getting home

INTERVIEW. After a four-year hiatus, Australian siblings Angus and Julia Stone found themselves coaxed by the late blues convert Rubin into a new self-titled album which they will be blessing Berlin with on Nov 12 at Tempodrom. more »

Nov 10, 2014 1:50 PM Music & nightlife

Laura Poitras: "I don't want to be the story"

You’ve heard of Edward Snowden, right? Thank Laura Poitras for that. The Berlin-based US filmmaker who filmed Snowden in his Hong Kong hotel room looks back on the eight days that shook the world in CITIZENFOUR, opening Nov 6! more »

Nov 6, 2014 11:00 AM People

“I had to go back!”

It's Mauerfall mania leading up to Nov 9. This weekend, make sure to head to Checkpoint Charlie and take a gander at Jean-Yves Menez' hand-carved chunk of the Berlin Wall, which the French sculptor carted back to the fatherland after nearly 25 years. more »

Nov 6, 2014 12:00 PM People

Madama Gaucha: Pampas in F'hain

The traditional Argentinian pastry shacks up in Berlin, filling your bellies with a fusions of flavours pocketed in buttery dough. For a kick, try out their legit mate, it puts your Club version to shame. more »

Nov 3, 2014 1:00 PM Food


Vietnamese Berlin beyond the stereotypes, the Wall 25 years later and filmmaker Laura Poitras on eight days with Edward Snowden... on newsstands now! more »

Nov 3, 2014 12:45 PM Features

The disruptors

Don’t fight the system – disrupt it! Meet the subversive, satirical, risk-taking Berliners trying to effect change from within. more »

Nov 4, 2014 1:50 PM Zeitgeist

A slow-shopping feel-good grocery store

If you've got some time and extra containers on hand, Original Unverpackt is your one-stop shop for bins of health-food-esque dry goods and toiletries on tap. The majority of their products are bio and local, so your green fix is guaranteed. more »

Oct 27, 2014 4:00 PM The Best of Berlin

Pride: Not an issue film

INTERVIEW. Known for his theatre work, director Matthew Warchus discusses his second film, an intimate portrayal of a surprising coalition between miners and gay activists in London during the 1984 pit closures. Pride opens Thu, Oct 30. more »

Oct 29, 2014 3:00 PM Film

In his Berlin cage

INTERVIEW. Tobias Jundt, frontman of Bonaparte, has a new, less fuzzy look and a carrot-juice diet to go with the band's latest self-titled album, recorded in Brooklyn thanks to an irritating cat. Catch the spectacle at Huxleys Neue Welt on Oct 30. more »

Oct 23, 2014 10:00 AM Music & nightlife

Jazzing the Germans

INTERVIEW. Jazzfest Berlin is 50. Involved since year three, Alexander von Schlippenbach shares his unique insight into the events and people who have set the tone for one of Europe's oldest jazz festivals. Oct 30-Nov 2, Haus der Berliner Festspiele. more »

Oct 27, 2014 1:00 PM Music & nightlife

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    OUT NOW! A much needed vacation leads to awkward realisations in TURIST, a brilliantly honest examination of family dynamics. more »

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    OUT NOW! The ongoing dystopian teen sci-fi continues with THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY PART I and we're not that impressed. more »

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    OUT NOW! The Brit wit, strong script, and talented kids make up for the family vacation clichés in WHAT WE DID ON OUR HOLIDAY. more »


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