Germany made a highly publicised offer to take in 5000 refugees from Syria. But who are they? Milo is one Syrian refugee, who, while faced with better chances than most, used his opportunity here to raise awareness through song. more »
VERBATIM. There’s a new (Green) sheriff in town. Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg mayor Monika Herrmann’s outspokenness has already gotten her attention as head of Berlin's "alternative" district – on topics ranging from pot to refugees to Touris. more »
On Mon, Sep 30, EXBlicks at Lichtblick presents Diane Näcke's raw yet optimistic "Meine Freiheit, Deine Freiheit", following the journey of two women from prison to freedom. Here's the story of Salema Wad’Deres, one of the film's protagonists. more »
INTERVIEW. Last weekend the scene-stealing FEMEN returned to the spotlight with an action against Berlin's incredibly strange March for Life. Here two Berlin members hold forth on the male gaze, the media and their "topless Jihad". more »
Ever wonder what life was like for Berlin kids in WWII? Author Regina Schwenke experienced it firsthand as a five-year-old and recalls nights in an overpacked air raid shelter. On Sep 21, Schwenke guides a special tour of Fichtebunker. more »
Before Dr. Dot, before Dr. Schlong (remember him?), Exberliner's resident sexpert was none other than gay crusader Dan Savage. But we're not Savage's only Berlin connection: he spent his mid-twenties here, when West Berlin became just Berlin. more »
Fashion is a fickle mistress, but a few stalwart pieces effortlessly stand the test of time. In honour of Toast & Jam, Exberliner’s upcoming fashion fair (July 6-7) we asked three experts from the Berlin fashion scene for their best vintage tips. more »
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