Annabel Brady-Brown

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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