Annabel Brady-Brown

Sprinting through the pages

Berlin as a city is certainly open, but how about open source? We profiled four open source near-exemplars. Open source bookmaking is all in a week’s work for publishing revolutionary Adam Hyde. more »

Nov 2, 2012 11:00 AM People

A bunker of one's own

Nazi bomb shelter, GDR warehouse, techno club, and since Christian and Karen Boros purchased the Mitte heritage-listed bunker in 2003, one the most intriguing sites to experience contemporary art. We take a peek inside. more »

Oct 30, 2012 11:30 AM Art 1 Comments

A visit to the mothership

C-base is today's geek ground zero – an open-source playground for everything from software to sci-fi and according to it's members an alien spaceship crashed on the site of c-base 4.5 billion years ago. They plan on leaving in 2023. more »

Oct 17, 2012 11:00 AM , Zeitgeist

Hot African nights

Bored of expats who don’t dance? Dip low to rhythmic beats of African drums remixed into Rhianna's hits at a couple of African favourites. Or if you're wanting to escape claustrophobic club walls, head to the beach (bar) for a lazy Sunday arvo. more »

Oct 16, 2012 12:00 PM Music & nightlife

Jungle fever? Or just lonely?

Sex is in the air as Berlin’s love-starved women look to Africa to fulfil their need for romance, emotional support…and the ‘African banana’. We follow the cross-cultural hanky-panky from Kenyan beaches to a Kreuzberg club. more »

Oct 15, 2012 12:30 PM Zeitgeist 7 Comments

Getting real with Israel

In its inaugural event, the Israeli Film Festival – not the Jewish film festival! – gathers 40 films over four days for a new look at indie Israeli cinema, Oct 18-21 at Moviemento. All of it is English accessible. more »

Oct 15, 2012 11:00 AM Film

Seedy Schöneberg

October is apple time! So why not get 'em from the pros? Apfelgalerie is Berlin's only apple specialist, with everything from your run-of-the-mill favourites to rare species such as the Gelber Bellefleur to chutney, juice and jam. more »

Oct 11, 2012 12:00 PM The Best of Berlin

Africans in Berlin: Part one

Whether black with a German ID or white with an African passport, “200 percent” African or “not that African at all”, these 10 Berliners are changing the face of the city. Read about them here and catch some of them on Sep 26 at Kaffee Burger. more »

Sep 20, 2012 11:00 AM , , People

Architecture and Ideology

Valerie Smith's swansong, an ambitious HKW re-vamp, has just has one week left on the clock but there's still time to catch it. In case you're undecided, let us persuade you. more »

Sep 13, 2012 1:00 PM Culture

Voodoo brew

Ditch your Radler for a refreshing Ghanaian fruit beer. Dju Dju is a refreshing fruit beer using raw ingredients imported from Ghana. The "alcopop" comes in three exotic flavours: banana, mango and passionfruit. more »

Sep 10, 2012 2:00 PM

Diane Arbus at Martin-Gropius-Bau

There's only one month left of summer, so if you haven't seen the two mosted talked exhibitions of the season, it's time to make your dates. Photography is the medium of choice. Read our review of Diane Arbus here. more »

Jul 31, 2012 1:00 PM Art

Berlin’s tennis courts: The tried, tired and true

Keen to hit up a club but missing a membership? Well, our trials of five of Berlin's tennis courts shows that, like Berlin's summer and tennis itself, they can be hit or miss. more »

Jul 17, 2012 2:00 PM Zeitgeist 2 Comments

Berlin’s neglected nets

Waning public enthusiasm, diminishing cash flow and an impossible-to-emulate legacy from the 1980s when Germany dominated the sport have led to tennis falling into neglect in the last decade… Yet Berlin was once home to a vibrant tennis culture. more »

Jul 13, 2012 2:00 PM Zeitgeist

Flicks al fresco

If you're looking for English-language films, the Freiluftkinos have put together a programme with an eye to escape: from the next Wes Anderson cult classic, through the gritty The Dark Knight Rises. more »

Jul 3, 2012 12:00 PM Film

A sur-thing

A new trend is sweeping Berlin theatres: English surtitles. But while surtitling professionals fight for recognition of their work, some theatres are balking at the possibilities opened by the new technology. more »

Jun 7, 2012 11:00 AM Stage

"We’ll be angry old men"

INTERVIEW. Brandon Welchez and Charles Rowell of Crocodiles have become an irrepressible duo. The San Diego-cum-New York fuzz-rock band continue their insolent sun-kissed noise pop on Endless Flowers. more »

May 15, 2012 5:00 PM Music & nightlife 1 Comments

Bring on the Freiluft!

Welcome spring with a visit to one of the Freiluftkinos in Berlin. Good weather, good flicks and however you choose to enjoy that open air at the same time (beer or wine optional). more »

May 3, 2012 2:00 PM Film

Shit Bushwick says: Friends

INTERVIEW. The five-piece’s post-1980s disco-pop fuses R&B wet dream-dripped synth, solid rhythms and earworm hooks with babes and super QTs in top knots. They kiss Bi Nuu, April 25. more »

Apr 18, 2012 6:00 PM Music & nightlife 2 Comments

Easter treasure hunt supreme

Prompted by a sophisticated series of imaginative, cryptic clues teams of 7-12 trace multiple routes across the city on foot and public transport, faster than any bunny could imagine to do! more »

Apr 6, 2012 1:00 PM Going out

The breast whisperer: Dr. Christiane Richter-Ehrenstein

Dr. Richter-Ehrenstein has dedicated her lifework to breasts – and to the 58,000 women who are diagnosed with breast cancer in Germany every year. more »

Mar 26, 2012 9:00 AM People