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British director Katie Mitchell puts women’s experiences centre stage at the Schaubühne for the sixth time. Catch her take on Elfriede Jelinek's Shadows (Eurydice speaks) with English surtitles Dec 2 and 3 at Schaubühne. more

Nov 28, 2016 3:29 PM Stage

Now in its 16th year, the French Film Week is showing an eclectic and exciting mix of French and Francophone cinema at Cinema Paris Nov 30-Dec 7. Don't miss their series of little known gems (w/ English subs) at Arsenal from Dec 2. more

Nov 24, 2016 1:00 PM Film

Konrad Werner: Questions for the Anonymous

Konrad's brain usually goes into standby when people start talking about hacking things, so we made him go to Saturday's Disruption Network Lab and interview one of the world's leading experts on the topic. more

Nov 28, 2016 12:00 PM The Berlin Blog

For Berlin’s community of furries, animal roleplay isn’t about sex – or even about costumes. more

Nov 22, 2016 11:00 AM People

Our new series kicks off with four films from feminist Berliner Tatjana Turanskyj on Nov 26 at Lichtblick Kino. Starting with 2010's Eine flexible Frau (Drifter), the series continues through Nov 29. more

Nov 23, 2016 2:15 PM Film

Something for the historians and vegetarians/vegans (yes, the meat-eaters, too). Dan Borden follows in the footsteps of the animals killed in Prenzlauer Berg’s old slaughterhouse district. more

Nov 22, 2016 12:15 PM Zeitgeist

INTERVIEW! Legalise it! Author Johann Hari's bestselling book "Chasing the Scream" outlines why prohibition of drugs creates anarchy and the only solution is to make them all legal. He'll be speaking at the NIGHTS 2016 conference Nov 24-26. more

Nov 21, 2016 3:30 PM Zeitgeist

Do punk and experimental classical belong together? Techno and classical? Time to check out Echtzeitmusik. Get acquainted with one of Berlin’s most avant-garde subcultures at Splitter Music Festival on Wabe and Ballhaus Ost Nov 24-27. more

Nov 21, 2016 3:00 PM Music & nightlife

Activists, journalists and artists explore the consequences of hacking and whistleblowing at Kunstquartier Bethanien Nov 25-26. more

Nov 23, 2016 4:15 PM Culture

Seymour Gris: Obama's last visit

Obama's farewell presidential tour to Berlin filled us with melancholy and some dread. more

Nov 18, 2016 12:45 PM The Berlin Blog

Berlin has dozens of holiday markets, but which ones are actually worth a visit? Here are six that stand out. more

Nov 23, 2016 11:00 AM Sponsored

Sex and drugs abound in Berlin, but a free, non-judgmental space in which to talk (seriously) about them? There is now with Let's Talk About Sex and Drugs. The next one takes place on Nov 23, 19:00 at Baumhausbar. more

Nov 17, 2016 3:15 PM The Best of Berlin

Still want to learn German but just can't fit it into your busy schedule? We've all been there. New language learning platform Lingoda is a pretty damn good solution for when school just isn't an option. more

Nov 18, 2016 11:00 AM Sponsored

End your November with art presented by the Akademie der Künste. Camaro Stiftung hosts 150 years of the Association of Berlin Women Artists, while AdK's Uncertain States has a number events, including "A World Not Ours" on Nov 17. more

Nov 16, 2016 3:45 PM Art

Konrad Werner: R2G – first we take Berlin

The newly rubber-stamped red-red-green coalition won't make the sick, empty feeling go away. But what else have we got. more

Nov 17, 2016 11:15 AM The Berlin Blog 4 Comments

INTERVIEW! British artist Hannah Perry's hypnotic installation 100 Problems at Contemporary Fine Arts takes on gender formation, relationships and vicious cycles with video, spoken monologue and music. It's on through Dec 17. more

Nov 16, 2016 12:00 PM Art

Berlin's most famous "Brennpunkt" Kottbusser Tor isn't immune to gentrification and two coffee joints, Bonanza and The Visit, on Adalbertstraße illustrate that perfectly. But more coffee in this cold weather can't be bad, right? more

Nov 14, 2016 1:15 PM The Best of Berlin

This year’s Interfilm Festival presents a mind-boggling 500 short films. On Nov 14-20 at various venues. more

Nov 9, 2016 3:45 PM Film

INTERVIEW! Berlin trio Automat (among them Einstürzende Neubauten's Jochen Arbeit) celebrates the release of its Tempelhof trilogy’s final instalment, OstWest, Nov 11 and backs it up with a unrehearsed performance at Roter Salon on Nov 27. more

Nov 10, 2016 12:30 PM Music & nightlife

While we were distracted by football in 2014, artists in Burkino Faso were starting a political revolution ... and it worked! This art is the focus of Sleepless Nights: Burkina Faso Between Culture And Revolution on Nov 15-19 at HAU. more

Nov 11, 2016 12:20 PM Stage

Kids from Syria rescue a famous Ossi school, winning over locals' acceptance and affection deep in reputedly refugee-adverse Brandenburg. A Merkel refugee integration dream come true? Ruth Schneider drove up to Golzow and checked the reality of it. more

Oct 31, 2016 4:15 PM Zeitgeist

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