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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

Nov 14, 2017 11:15 AM 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

Aug 29, 2017 4:15 PM Opinion 2 Comments

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

Aug 22, 2017 4:40 PM 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

Aug 21, 2017 3:00 PM 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

Aug 16, 2017 11:00 AM 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

Aug 8, 2017 11:30 AM 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

Jun 7, 2017 12:45 PM 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

Mar 8, 2017 3:45 PM Theatre & Dance

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

Jan 3, 2017 4:15 PM 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

Dec 21, 2016 11:00 AM 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

Sep 9, 2016 1:00 PM Opinion

At this years Tanz im August Nick Power has, besides presenting his hip hop performance Cypher, also taken the time to teach young Germans and refugees how to break dance. Nina Branner met him during the last rehearsals with the kids. more

Sep 6, 2016 2:45 PM Opinion

The summer dance fest's last stand of 2016. What did Nina Branner think of the last week? Read on and find out. more

Sep 6, 2016 11:00 AM Opinion

Happy anniversary to the free scene! Radialsystem V, Ballhaus Ost, Sophiensaele and Ballhaus Naunystraße all have something to celebrate this month and here's how they're doing it. more

Sep 1, 2016 11:00 AM Theatre & Dance

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"Under Influence" by Sidney Leoni. Photo by Thomas Cartron

Sidney Leoni on his new feature film: Under Influence. Leoni talks female idols, Scandinavian darkness, and the return to basic, human sensations. more

Aug 30, 2016 12:15 PM Opinion

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"AH|HA" by Voetvolk / Lisbeth Gruwez. Photo by Luc Depreitere

Nina Branner gives us this weekend's low down of the goings on at Tanz im August. Branner was busy watching the new performance AH|HA, Sidney Leoni's feature film UNDER INFLUENCE, and Wang Ramirez' new performance EVERYNESS. Read on for more... more

Aug 30, 2016 12:00 PM Opinion

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"von mit nach t: No 2" by VA Wölfl / NEUER TANZ. Photo by Daniel Poensgen

Lily Kelting is back with her review of VA Wölfl and Neuer Tanz's collaboration at this years Tanz im August. Rumoured to be provocative and even insulting to audiences, Lily gives her take on the experimental performance. more

Aug 24, 2016 11:20 AM Opinion

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Photo by Dajana Lothert

Lily Kelting meets with Tanz im August curator, Virve Sutinen. Sutinen, one of the most influential curators in Europe, discusses her views on modern dance, balancing personal and professional life and her curation style. more

Aug 23, 2016 11:45 AM Opinion

"You're 42, it's over," isn't something most of us expect to hear, but in dance, it's a common reality. Lily Kelting explores how this is being challenged at Tanz im August. more

Aug 23, 2016 11:00 AM Opinion

The week in review! How's our stage editor Lily Kelting holding up after the first full week of the summer dance festival? Read on... more

Aug 22, 2016 11:15 AM Opinion

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