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Dec 2, 2015
Every day a new surprise! Swedish visual artist turned director Markus Öhrn produces an advent calendar at the Volksbühne, one short, likely dark, installation performance a day. At €5 a pop, it may be worth swinging by just to check it out.
Theater & Dance
Dec 2, 2015 4:00 PM
Looking for a gift with that personal, handmade touch? The Etsy Berlin Street Team is organising a Christmas-themed pop-up store this holiday season, through Dec 14. Meet and talk to designers at the opening over Glühwein, snacks and music.
Crafts, Parties & Clubs
Dec 2, 2015 7:30 PM
Asylum Dialogues comprises three stories about the relationships between refugees and non-refugees, about Willkommenskultur. The “dialogues” model different interactions that might occur between these two groups.
Dec 3, 2015
Dec 3, 2015 4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Organised by Märchenhütte, this market on the Lohmühleninsel boasts an appropriately fairy-tale atmosphere with music, dance and a variety of entertainment – including, of course, the Märchenhütte's own folk-tale reenactments.
Markets, Theater & Dance
Dec 3, 2015 7:00 PM
Yuko Kaseki's solo butoh dance performance, inspired by the art of Henry Darger, contains images both disturbing and innocent: strong, iconic gestures combined with recordings of live battles to create a visceral sense of terror and helplessness.
Dec 3, 2015 7:30 PM
Dec 3, 2015 9:00 PM
Plenty of acts for your buck here, from the Spaceheads' bizarre electronically-manipulated trumpet soundscapes (with Rucksack Cinema's videos providing the backdrop) to introverted-guitarist-turned-dub-master F.S. Blummbastic (with drums by Hey).
Concerts & Live Music
Dec 4, 2015
Nov 30, 2015 - Dec 6, 2015
Mangiare your way into winter hibernation with 18 Italian restaurants – mostly newish cool kids like Neukölln’s La Pecora Nera – offering three-course menus for €20, vino included.
Festivals & Fairs, Food & Drink
Dec 4, 2015 4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Dec 4, 2015 7:00 PM
Three young women leap about, lips pulled back to expose their teeth and gums, bellowing inarticulately – this Norwegian dance performance is all about challenging conventional femininity in a way that's both humorous and purposefully not pretty.
Dance, Festivals & Fairs, Theater & Dance
Dec 4, 2015 9:30 PM
A Swedish-Spanish-French trio of male dancers explores masculinity in the modern age: bravado-fueled show-fights break out for no reason, attempts at gentleness disintegrate into absurdity. Silly and poignant, all at once.
Dec 4, 2015 11:00 PM
The idea behind Exposé is to showcase a label and the kind of music it stands for; in The Gym's case, that means what they call "emotional body music", energetic enough to have you dancing all night! Featured artist Josa Peit will even appear live.
Concerts & Live Music, Parties & Clubs
Dec 5, 2015
Dec 5, 2015 12:00 PM
At first glance, you would hardly recognize this as a Christmas market: inside (no snow, no cold), and with designer fashion, jewelry and art in place of rustic handicrafts. But it's a great place to find unique gifts – and there's Glühwein, too!
Dec 5, 2015 2:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Dec 5, 2015 3:30 PM
A pairing worth hearing: on the one hand, the fifty-member Gray Voice Ensemble community choir, singing songs by Albert McCloud under the direction of Elizabeth Wood; on the other, Poppet and her electro-pop performance "When there are no birds".
Dec 5, 2015 7:00 PM
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