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Feminism

From pioneering sound sculptors to up-and-coming producers, the fem fest’s fifth edition gathers an eclectic variety of artists at HAU2, Dec 6-8. more

Concerts & Parties

INTERVIEW! Alexander Karschnia on newest piece Invisible Republic and how women are shaping the way forward. Catch it at HAU 2 October 12-15. more

Theatre & Dance

Who deserves to be part of the cultural pantheon, the ultimate hall of fame? This month Berlin gets to experience five female musicians well on their way to making history. more

Concerts & Parties

INTERVIEW! Alt-rock icons Garbage return to celebrate the 20th anniversary of their sophomore record, playing Version 2.0 in its entirety. Before they take the stage at Huxley's Neue Welt on Sep 18, we spoke to frontwoman Shirley Manson. more

Concerts & Parties

Is Berlin's favourite Canadian expat still relevant in 2018? Ava Johnson went to Sunday's performance art event to find out. more

Opinion

A current and a former “sextremist” bare all about #MeToo, rape culture and their diverging paths. more

Interviews & Portraits

Novelist Emma Glass on the visceral world of her debut novel Peach. She reads for Literatur:Berlin Festival on Mar 19, 20:00 at Maschinenhaus/Kulturbrauerei. more

What's On

The founding father of British Pop Art spent a year living and working in Berlin in the mid-1970s, giving the Berlinische Galerie an excuse for this colourful spotlight. It's on through May 28. more

Art & Exhibitions

This month, head to the Deutsches Theater’s smaller stages – the 230-seat Kammerspiele and the 80-seat Box – for a trio of relevant works. more

Theatre & Dance

INTERVIEW! Susanne Kennedy gets ready to open a new era at the Volksbühne with the unintentionally timely Women in Trouble, just after #metoo has exploded worldwide. more

Theatre & Dance

INTERVIEW. Bruce LaBruce on his lesbian-separatist film "The Misandrists" and the complexities of queer politics today. Catch it followed by a Q&A with star Susanne Sachse at EXBlicks' PORNBlicks on Dec 26, 20:30. more

Film

Intersectional feminism has hit the Berlin music scene! With the We Make Waves festival and conference on the horizon (Nov 9-11), we looked at initiatives that support female musicians and DJs while inviting other marginalised groups to the party. more

Culture

Tuesday night was ladies night, as we caught an ILB Special event on feminism featuring Singaporean author Amanda Lee Koe and the German/Indian journalist, cultural scientist and author Mithu Sanyal. more

Opinion

INTERVIEW! Comedian Adrienne Truscott takes back the rape joke in Asking For It. See how she does it Sep 14-15 at Sophiensaele's The Future is Female comedy festival. more

Theatre & Dance

Summer dance festival Tanz im August is back (Aug 11-Sep 2) at venues all over the city. Don't miss a retrospective of Spanish dancer and performance artist La Ribot (highlighted here) and read on for our editor's picks of what to see. more

Theatre & Dance

Need a shot of estrogen to counteract the pure masculinity of Rummelsnuff? June has you covered and then some. Here's our festival guide. more

, Concerts & Parties

Today's International Women's Day! In honour of that here's the tale of Louise Schroeder, Berlin's only female mayor, and a question: why hasn’t a woman governed Berlin in the 65 years since? more

, Interviews & Portraits

This Wednesday is International Women's Day and in honor of that, we tip our hat to the hardworking ladies of Berlin's electronic music scene. Read about it here and then join in the conversation at the Music Pool Berlin evening at Aquarium. more

Culture

British director Katie Mitchell puts women’s experiences centre stage at the Schaubühne for the sixth time. Catch her take on Elfriede Jelinek's Shadows (Eurydice speaks) with English surtitles Dec 2 and 3 at Schaubühne. more

Theatre & Dance

Our new series kicks off with four films from feminist Berliner Tatjana Turanskyj on Nov 26 at Lichtblick Kino. Starting with 2010's Eine flexible Frau (Drifter), the series continues through Nov 29. more

Film

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