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Young Fathers (pictured here at Melt! Festival 2015) were among the eight acts to boycott Pop-Kultur. Photo by S. Bollmann

Did Israel really sponsor the indie festival Pop-Kultur? Why did Kate Tempest cancel her Volksbühne show? Part 4 of our series on Berlin identity skirmishes deals with how the Israel-Palestine conflict is playing out on our stages. more

Nov 21, 2017 12:15 PM Zeitgeist

INTERVIEW! As ISIS loses ground, what's the next step in stopping them? Award-winning journalist Sue Turton explains as a prelude to the Disruption Network Lab conference that's all about terror and social media (Nov 24-25, Bethanien). more

Nov 15, 2017 12:00 AM What's On

November's all about identity politics and with that comes a series of shitstorms, homegrown right here in Berlin. Each week we'll look at a new identity-related controversy from the past year. This week: Well-intentioned lesbian talks... more

Nov 14, 2017 1:30 PM Zeitgeist

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1917, Deutsches Historisches Museum. Photo courtesy of the Staatliches Museum für Zeitgenössische Geschichte, Moskau

The Deutsches Historisches Museum tries to connect the Revolution's past and present in their exhibition 1917, with mixed results. It's on through April 15. more

Nov 1, 2017 1:40 PM What's On

Make the most out of the long weekend with five days' worth of frights, freaks, tricks and treats. more

Oct 25, 2017 4:19 PM Concerts & Parties

INTERVIEW: Before her show at Musik & Frieden on Oct 14, Exberliner met with Cold Specks and talked about coming to terms with the struggles as a black Muslim woman in music, inspirations for the new album and her dreams of an unknown past. more

Oct 12, 2017 11:00 AM Concerts & Parties

Autumn is a perfect time to experience the hundreds of playgrounds of Berlin. But where should you start? Self-made playground expert Jannes Peters and his daughter have made a guide to the best places. more

Oct 4, 2017 12:00 AM Insider Tips

Already a cult destination for hungry Weddingers, the vegan/vegetarian Middle Eastern street food stand Falafel Dream 2010 is looking to expand. Its owner talked to us about his hard work and secret sauces. more

Oct 4, 2017 12:00 AM Food & Drink

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Photo by German Polmeque

It’s one of the last alternative outposts in an ever-slicker Charlottenburg, and – perhaps more importantly – one of the very few 24-hour breakfast joints in Berlin. What’s kept the it shaking at Schwarzes Café for nearly 40 years? more

Oct 2, 2017 3:00 PM Zeitgeist

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Riza Cörtlen. Photo by German Palomeque

You’d call yourself a progressive leftist, but you don’t see much hope for change from the SPD, the Greens or even Die Linke. These small parties want to get you inspired and involved. We met with their leaders to find out what makes them stand out. more

Sep 20, 2017 11:00 AM , , , , , , , Politics

Remember when politics was fun? On Mon, Sep 11 at Lichtblick, don't miss "CHANCE 2000 – Farewell to Germany", a doco on art maverick Christoph Schlingensief's disruptive foray into politics during the 1998 election campaign. With Eng subs and Q&A! more

Sep 5, 2017 12:00 AM Film

Whether old, new or way-out, orchestral and contemporary music fans will get an earful this month with both Musikfest (Aug 31-Sep 18) and Contemporary Music Month (all of Sep). more

Aug 28, 2017 12:00 PM Concerts & Parties

The bearded Berlin barbecue pioneer recently expanded his BBQ stand Pignut from Moabit into KaDeWe. He dishes on the importance of craftmanship and the one mistake you're probably making with your meat. more

Aug 4, 2017 2:00 PM Food & Drink

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