Ghosts and heroes of Hansa

We know Hansa Studios as the birthplace of David Bowie’s “Heroes” and U2’s "Achtung Baby". But what’s it like to record there today? German musician Andrea Schroeder and her band had the chance to find out. more »

Jul 21, 2014 Music & nightlife

EXBlicks: Urban gold rush

As part of a Katrin Rothe retrospective we screen "Betongold", a prize-winning, personal documentary on problems of rising rent that combines conventional images with animation. Don't miss it on Aug 29 (8pm) with English subs and the director Q&A. more »

Jul 21, 2014 Film

Berlin videos: Mary takes an Exberliner

Get ready for the second-to-last installment of "Between Two Drummers", the quirkily led talk show from Mary Ocher (and Your Government). This week's guest is Exberliner's own Walter Crasshole. Check it out here and help support her new album. more »

Jul 21, 2014 Music & nightlife

Manifesting Borges

Orbis Tertius, an experimental theatre piece by Matteo Marziano Graziano, went up at Theater Aufbau Kreuzberg in early July, with participation, puzzles and surrealism to boot. more »

Jul 18, 2014 Stage

A beautiful farewell

OUT NOW! The last release from legendary Japanese animation master Hayao Miyazaki soars majestically in the wonderful THE WIND RISES. more »

Jul 17, 2014 Film

Dance around the world

Our summer dance special is out on newsstands now! If you haven't picked one up yet, here's a warm-up. There's more ways to move your feet than you think: with the variety of cultures to be found here in Berlin comes a variety of dance styles. more »

Jul 16, 2014 , Culture (1 Comments)

Otto in the sky

Art collective ZERO co-founder and prolific 86-year-old installation artist and professor Otto Piene sadly passed away Thursday, the first day of his exhibition "More Sky". Don't miss the legend's last living contribution at Neue Nationalgalerie. more »

Jul 15, 2014 Art

Oh, Dolly!

INTERVIEW. The phenomenon that is Dolly Parton takes exhibition form at Bikini Berlin's 25hours Hotel, going on through July 21. While there may be a claim to kitsch about the country icon, eight Finnish artists show the 9-to-5er as transcendental. more »

Jul 14, 2014 Art

Foggy Rumsfeld

OUT KNOW! Former US Defense Secratary Donald Rumsfeld gets the "Fog" treatment in THE KNOWN UNKNOWN. more »

Jul 10, 2014 Film

Killer thriller

OUT NOW! Japanese cult director Takashi Miike delivers an action-packed nail-biter in SHIELD OF STRAW. more »

Jul 10, 2014 Film

Weak Wes

OUT NOW! Helena Bonham Carter stars in tried-and-tested yet comforting THE YOUNG AND PRODIGIOUS T.S. SPIVET. more »

Jul 10, 2014 Film

No business...

OUT NOW! Director James Toback and the now elusive Alec Baldwin give entertaining insight on how the whole show-business thing works. more »

Jul 10, 2014 Film

Going underground

OUT NOW! Laurence Fishburne is foreboding in the plot twist-riddled THE SIGNAL. more »

Jul 10, 2014 Film

Berlin videos: Many, many, much, much Mary

Here's another installment of "Between Two Drummers", the quirkily led talk show from Mary Ocher (and Your Government) that we shared last week. This week's guest is Ned Collette. Check it out here and help support her new album as well. more »

Jul 7, 2014 Culture

Iranian movement

OUT NOW! Well choreographed dance sequences have the most weight in Richard Raymond's DESERT DANCER. more »

Jul 3, 2014 Film

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