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Not too clear on the difference between “music theatre”, “musical theatre” and “opera”? Maybe the upcoming BAM! Festival (Sep 20-23 at various venues) for Berlin’s independent music theatre scene can help you out. more

Theatre & Dance

Back to school! Here's our 13-page special on learning in Berlin with a guide to bilingual education, Germany's failing integration concept and coming out as trans in school. Also: prepping for the end, writing workshops, Chilly Gonzales and more... more

INTERVIEW! Tanz im August dances on... This weekend catch Big Dance Theater's "17c" on Aug 25 and 26 at Deutsches Theater. We talked to its choreographer Annie-B Parson her adaptation of the 17th-century diaries of Englishman Samuel Pepys. more

Theatre & Dance

Berlin’s number one choreographer celebrates the 25th anniversary of the founding of her company Sasha Waltz & Guests with the premiere of a new work, Exodos. It's on Aug 23-26 at Radialsystem V, with previews Aug 20 and 22. more

Theatre & Dance

Tanz im August is back (Aug 10-Sep 2). And 30! The latest edition of the international dance festival proves why dance in Berlin is as strong as ever. Daniel Mufson explains why and how TiA has helped to move others. more

Theatre & Dance

Summer is here! Check out our guides to the creamiest vegan gelato, the best and worst bike-sharing schemes and hot summer reads. Plus: The new faces of Spandau, krays in Tiergarten, allergy attacks and more... on newsstands now! more

Want to dance, sing and fight with the Brazilian pros? We got a workout at three of Berlin’s many studios. more

Culture

Originating in 19th-century Brazil and now popular throughout Europe, the scintillating moves of Forró have been setting Berlin’s dance floors – and a few hearts – alight. more

Culture

This month’s solo dance performances touch on ageing, transience and tradition. more

Theatre & Dance

INTERVIEW! The "Miles Davis of Boogie" lands in Berlin for a live band performance at Prince Charles Sat, Nov 18. We caught up with him for a chat on Stevie Wonder, Larry Levan and the one person he regrets not collaborating with. more

Concerts & Parties

Lily Kelting got involved with the marchers of Anne Collod’s replay of Anna Halprin’s 1967 "Blank Placard Dance". Was it revolutionary? more

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Lily Kelting checks out the loveably split "Jessica and me" from Cristiana Morganti. more

Opinion

Homages abound at Tanz im August, especially in regards to the Japanese dance form of butoh. Lily Kelting checks out two: one a copy of late butoh master Kazuo Ohno and another a queer reading of the "Orientalist hoochie coochie show". more

Opinion

What does it mean to be an interracial couple 50 years after the US Loving case? Is this discussion still necessary?? Definitely, say Brenda Dixon-Gottschild and Hellmut Gottschild in their episodic piece “In Bodies We Trust”. Lily Kelting explains. more

Opinion

Lily Kelting returns as our dedicated Tanz im August blogger: Last year she got sweat upon and brought home confetti in her bra. She hopes the 29th Tanz im August is as intimate and impactful. And she's confident it will be. more

Opinion

You’ve seen Sasha Waltz’s work all over the city, from Sophiensaele to Berliner Festspiele. Now, the godmother of the Berlin dance scene presents her newest Creation, 12 years in the making at Radialsystem V, Jun 9-11 and 16-18. more

Theatre & Dance

"Fruits of Labor", the latest piece by Miet Warlop, is a manic concert put on by performance artists unafraid to get weird. Catch March 9-11 at HAU 2. more

Theatre & Dance

Emerging choreographers get their star turn at Sophiensaele’s Tanztage festival (Jan 5-15). more

Theatre & Dance

Not been to the ballet yet? Why not start with its most accessible of all Christmas ballets... Playing at the Deutsche Oper, the Nacho Duato and Staatsballett’s new version of The Nutcracker is Berlin's most opulent yet. more

Theatre & Dance

Who is Germany's state-funded culture really for? Should more be done to attract "diverse audiences" to Berlin's cultural institutions? more

Opinion

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