Looking for some arty with your party? The 3hd festival won’t disappoint. The Creamcake kids put on a heady explosion of music, visual art and talks from Oct 11-15 at various venues around the city. more

Oct 10, 2016 1:30 PM Music & nightlife

Y'all ready for this? Sat, Aug 20 sees the fourth edition of the Long Night of Film Festivals at Zukunft am Ostkreuz starting at 3pm. Over 22 Berlin film festivals pool together to present over 100 films – as well drinks, music and dancing. more

Aug 16, 2016 1:15 PM Film

July may have flown by, but no need to worry. If you didn't manage to get your festival fix this past month (why didn't you?), August has plenty on offer (you know you need more!). Here's our picks for the best Berlin fests closing out the summer. more

Aug 2, 2016 1:00 PM Music & nightlife

Post-punk threesome Plattenbau construct their quadratic sounds at Torstraßen Festival on June 4. They'll be sharing the spotlight at our Exberliner stage with Piss, Bannerman, and the Neukölln Country Club. more

Jun 2, 2016 11:39 AM Music & nightlife

What's going on in the wild world of Arabic cinema right now? Find out at the Arabic Film Festival in cinemas around the city starting April 6 and running through April 13. more

Apr 4, 2016 5:00 PM , Film

The Schaubühne’s Festival International Neue Dramatik (April 7-17) is in its 16th year and better than ever. Overwhelmed by choice? Here's our round-up of what to catch. more

Apr 4, 2016 3:00 PM Stage

Just a few weeks before Berlin’s abundance of open-air shenanigans lures the vampiric winter club crowd towards sunnier pastures, showery April is packed with indoor festivals of all genres. more

Mar 31, 2016 3:00 PM Music & nightlife

Get ready for MaerzMusik! In case you have trouble deciding which of the many concerts and performances you should hit, we just made it easier for you. more

Mar 9, 2016 3:00 PM Music & nightlife

INTERVIEW! MaerzMusik, the Berliner Festspiele's celebration of new music, is coming Mar 11 (through 19)! Composer Bernhard Lang throws Schubert for a loop in "The Cold Trip" at the festival on Mar 13. more

Mar 9, 2016 1:00 PM Music & nightlife

INTERVIEW: Berlin's showcase of Nordic art and performance returns for the sixth time, kicking off at the Brandenburg Gate on Nov 13. We spoke to artistic director Ricarda Ciontos about this year's Russian focus, risk, resistance and going wild. more

Nov 10, 2015 12:55 PM Stage

With another instalment of Berlin Art Week, we're wondering why Berliner Liste is once again excluded from the program. Official or not, we staked it the city's oldest art fair. And it was worth the look. more

Sep 18, 2015 3:50 PM Art

Mount your metal stead and join likeminded riders for two days of bicycling festivities. From Ludwigslust through the Germany countryside, the Velo Classico Germany celebrates bicycles and the folks who ride 'em. more

Sep 1, 2015 4:40 PM The Best of Berlin

Peaches, The Hidden Cameras, Cakes da Killa, Christeene... these are just a few of the names thrown together for the first Yo! Sissy queer music festival that hits Berlin July 24-26 at Schwuz, Neue Heimat and SO36 respectively. more

Jul 23, 2015 3:00 PM Music & nightlife

Think Shakespeare's too big a bite to chew in any form? Think again. Forced Entertainment's bringing the complete works of the Bard to a tabletop at the Foreign Affairs festival (Jun 25-Jul 5). more

Jun 22, 2015 12:35 PM Stage

Just because a film gets a standing ovation at Cannes doesn't mean it deserves one, but the whole festival is still a resounding experience. more

May 29, 2015 12:30 PM Film

INTERVIEW. Disruption Network Lab partnered up with Kunstraum Kreuzberg Bethanien for a conference on May 29 and 30, all about the meaning of the word “cyborg”. Cyborg and transgender activist Helena Velena answers our questions on cyberfeminism. more

May 28, 2015 3:00 PM People

The (first) Berlin Art Film Festival (Dec 4-7) is set to screen a glorious mix of short and feature-length films focused on Berlin, with screenings flanked by English-language panel discussions with the filmmakers. And of course, the requisite party. more

Dec 1, 2014 1:35 PM Film

The dream of the 1990s is alive on Mehringdamm – not that it ever died for Zinefest, whose fourth incarnation takes place Nov 8-9. The queer- and feminist-friendly shindig turns Kreuzberg’s Hinterhof-located SFE space into a DIY paradise. more

Nov 4, 2014 12:40 PM The Best of Berlin 1 Comments

This year’s International Literature Festival includes 15 events in English – here’s what to watch out for. The covers fly open early on September 8 for a reading of Edward Snowden interview excerpts. The festival in earnest is on Sep 10-20. more

Sep 4, 2014 2:00 PM , Stage

INTERVIEW. While summer cools down, Berlin’s stages will be heating up. Tanz im August, Berlin’s biggest international dance festival, steps up on Aug 15 around the city under the lead of new artistic director Virve Sutinen. more

Aug 11, 2014 11:40 AM Stage

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