Weiwei in the house

Ai Weiwei's 'Evidence' at the Martin-Gropius-Bau is now officially open! Whether or not he actually comes to Berlin is yet to be seen, his presence can be felt all over the exhibition. Here's what to expect. more »

Apr 3, 2014 by in Art

EXBlicks: Dorothee Wenner's DramaConsult

INTERVIEW. This month's EXBlicks film DramaConsult follows three ambitious Lagos businessmen as they travel to Germany vying for business contacts. Director Dorothee Wenner joins us on Apr 8, 20:30 at Lichtblick Kino. As always, with English subs. more »

Apr 2, 2014 by in Film

MEAT: The brutality on your doorstep

Using 'cannibal killer' Luka Magnotta (caught in a Neukölln internet cafe in in 2012) as inspiration, Thomas Bo Nilsson created a large-scale installation running for the duration of the F.I.N.D. fest. Catch it Apr 3-13. more »

Mar 26, 2014 by in Stage

Who is Weiwei?

Evidence, a massive solo exhibition by Chinese dissident Ai Weiwei, comes to the Martin-Gropius-Bau with a vernissage on Apr 2 and general opening Apr 3. There’s no shortage of hype... but who exactly are we talking about? more »

Apr 2, 2014 by in Art (1 Comments)

"The city is covered with pink crosses"

INTERVIEW. Director of the theatre section at the Venice Biennale Àlex Rigola and the Schaubühne's own Florian Borchmeyer discuss their newest project – a stage adaptation of Roberto Bolaño’s epic novel 2666. more »

Mar 27, 2014 by in Stage

A chat with... Dillon

The former German YouTube sensation returns: delayed by struggle, Dillon's sophomore effort "The Unknown" was released at the end of March. She’ll be bringing abrupt clarity to Heimathafen Neukölln on Thu, Apr 3. more »

Apr 1, 2014 by in Music & nightlife

A 10-year lucky streak

The pioneer of 'short dance'; Lucky Trimmer; is back, providing a platform for a diverse range of dancers. With a decade of history, the show returns with old favourites and new talent on Apr 4 and 6 at Sophiensaele. more »

Apr 2, 2014 by in Stage

“How do you explain just pulling back?”

INTERVIEW. Feo Aladag's "Zwischen Welten" premiered at the Berlinale, but received mixed reactions for its portrayal of German involvement in Afghanistan. The complex film opens in German cinemas Mar 27. more »

Mar 27, 2014 by in Film

Through the lens glass

The Akademie der Künste plays host to a breathtaking retrospective of contemporary sculpture from iconic twentieth century artists: foregrounded in the exhibition is an enthralling intersection of photography, sculpture and movement. Through Apr 21. more »

Mar 25, 2014 by in Art

La Cage aux Vernunft

Made famous by the 1973 cult French film and later award-winning Broadway musical, queer classic "La Cage aux Folles" hits the stage in a new German-language adaptation at Bar Jeder Vernunft, through May 31. more »

Mar 21, 2014 by in Stage

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