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Johanna Perret and Tutia Schaad showed their third collection in Berlin in January 2011, but they have already been hailed as the design duo to watch by press and international buyers alike. more

Interviews & Portraits

Maciej Cieslak, record label impresario and progressive punk and his partner, Natalia Fiedorczuk, chat about making music in a communist world, booze and who actually cares about the Polish scene. more

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INTERVIEW: Michael Gira gives us a tour of his younger days, from work to hitchhiking to prison, and a taste of the wild times of Swans during stays in Berlin. He may be dark, but he's not scum! more

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A chat with... Fairmont. Berlin-based since 2003, Jeff Fairley has been a hot commodity since his 2005 single "Gazebo" dropped. On December 8, he performs at Watergate with Sascha Funke and more. more

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Mexico hits Berlin on December 4 as part of the Worldtronics Festival. The head honcho of the bumbumbox street parties that happen throughout Latin America, Matias Aguayo, chats with us about life all over the world. more

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Nir de Volff‘s Picnics, Weddings and Funerals is a unique take on ritual and you can taste his new meal beginning December 2. We spoke with de Volff about Berlin, weddings and making hamburgers out of life. more

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A chat with... historian Thomas Kuehne. Let's face it, people are beauty nuts! Even those that resist or reject it make their own. Kuehne deconstructs the complex and somewhat sinister face of modern beauty. more


Giant Sand's frontman sits down with us to talk about sleeping too much, Canada's cold weather and what connection he draws between Jim Morrison and José Feliciano. more

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A chat with... actor Mark Ruffalo. One of the most lovable actors in modern cinema talks to us about his new film, The Kids Are All Right – and the pro-family message in it vs. assumptions about a traditional public. more


A chat with... THOMAS STRUTH. The versatile, famed German photographer goes to the far sides of the planet to bring something to his newest exhibition in Berlin. more

Art & Exhibitions

Hardline politics and an urge to take the piss with their wicked sense of humor made Crass legends. Now the most visible member of the band is taking the songs on the road again. more

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Hasenheide – drugged out danger zone or an eclectic neighborhood institution? Rebhan's documentary dispels the myths of Hasenheide. more


ON STAGE THIS FRIDAY! Avant-gardists extraordinaire - and Lou Reed/Whitehouse collabortors - Zeitkratzer prepare to play their "Volksmusik" at the open-air Wassermusik Festival. more

The wunderkind of "glo-fi" - who's playing at Comet Club on Thursday - talks about washed-out music, viral marketing, the Memory Man... and those big, big glasses. more

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Rich Rubin’s Hooray For Hollywood is one of five finalists in the English Theatre Berlin’s inaugural 10-minute-play competition, about “English in German daily life”. more

This week, the cult avant-metal trio Caspar Brötzmann Massaker has reformed for the first time in a decade: "We are back." What happens next? more

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“An undiscovered revolution” is how Berlin’s Balkan Wave pioneer, musician/filmmaker Ivana Stancheva, describes herself. She's also one of the city's last diehard communists. more


A brilliant, witty symphonic art-pop whirlwind, Joel Gibb’s The Hidden Cameras are a kitchen sink in which swirls music, theatre, art, strippers, videos and full-on audience participation. more


Born in Berlin in 1936, Vera Mercer was a trained dancer before she moved on to photography, Paris and the Nouveau Réalistes. Now, Mercer creates extraordinary still lifes of food - and she is returning to the city of her birth for a retrospective. more

Baltimore-based avant-garde electronic musician Dan Deacon won't define love. He's back in town playing Schwuz on Feb 20. We dug into the archives to bring you this interview from 2009. more

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