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INTERVIEW! Lights, tassels, action! Berlin Burlesque Week, Germany’s biggest burlesque extravaganza, opens May 27 for a fourth year with seven days of performances from over 80 international artists. Check out our chat with co-producer Va Voom. Read more

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INTERVIEW! She She Pop’s Mieke Matzke on the flaws of democracy, the role of culture and the collective’s second production at Theatertreffen, Oratorium. Read more

Theatre & Dance

Simon Stone’s Theatertreffen opening production of Hotel Strindberg has left our author with one burning question: How on earth could this happen? Read more

Theatre & Dance

In the German papers this week: Vexing and perplexing news stories from Berlin and beyond... Read more

, Zeitgeist

In the German papers this week: Vexing and perplexing news stories from Berlin and beyond... Read more

, Zeitgeist

Maja Zade, a dramaturg at the Schaubühne for nearly 20 years, has turned our society upside-down in her meta-theatrical analysis of the #MeToo movement – her debut as playwright. Catch it this month Mar 10-12 (only German). Read more

Theatre & Dance

Berlin Feminist Film Week (Mar 7-13 at Babylon Mitte and Berliner Union Film) reclaims the big screen for the sisterhood this International Women’s Day. Read more

Film

At almost 90, she's got a brain still buzzing with daring film projects and strong opinions. We spoke with the cult Hungarian director Márta Mészáros on being the first woman to win the Golden Bear, the war between the sexes, and more... Read more

Film

INTERVIEW! Schaubühne dramaturg and script translator Maja Zade on becoming a playwright herself. See her work for yourself in her new work "status quo" Feb 7-9 and 11. Read more

Theatre & Dance

Final Girls, Green Book and more are on in Berlin cinemas this week... Read more

Film

Six women share their take on Luxemburg and why they think the revolutionary icon is still relevant to their lives and fights of today. Read more

Interviews & Portraits

INTERVIEW! Claessens, the star of Ersan Mondtag’s Salome at the Gorki Theater, on being misunderstood. Catch it this month on Jan 13. Read more

Theatre & Dance

Rosa Lux reloaded! 100 years after Rosa Luxemburg's death, Exberliner rediscovers the vibrant woman and prophetic thinker behind the revolutionary Berlin icon, and what makes her inspiring for generations of women today. Out now! Read more

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. Read 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. Read 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. Read 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. Read 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. Read more

Opinion

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

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