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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

The occult is back! Exberliner tracked down the Berliners behind the trend: from a DIY tarot reader to a real-life ghostbuster, from techie astrologers to an old-school fortuneteller and our devilish cover boy. Out now! more

Exberliner investigates one of Berlin's most pressing issues: housing. From exploding rents to the companies cashing in on the student housing crisis; from former squatters fighting over property to alternative house sharing options. Out now! more

Radialsystem hosts the Israeli-German festival (Oct 12-18 at Radialsystem V and English Theatre Berlin) more

Theatre & Dance

From party drugs to mental health, from artificial intelligence to sautéed Hirn – this October Exberliner is all about the brain! Plus: A scientist puts sleep myths to bed and we round up the month's festivals in film, music, art and stage. Out now! more

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

This month, contemporary music reigns supreme in over 100 venues across town. Here are some festivals and concerts not to miss. more

Concerts & Parties

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

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

Five thousand Berlin indie kids and a smattering of Brandenburg bros. No phone reception. No electricity. What happens next? more

Opinion

An unexpectedly popular book festival gets Avocado Johnson thinking about the nature of viral Facebook events. more

Opinion

Dublin Doc Fest is hitting the road and coming to Berlin for the first time on Apr 18 at Moviemento. film-fest-founder Tess Motherway to discuss curation, documentary filmmaking and gender parity in the film industry. more

Film

The 31-year-old confluence of art, culture and technology returns Jan 31 (through Feb 4) to HKW under the banner "Face Value" with, among other things, 30 3D-printed portraits made from Chelsea Manning's DNA. Read our full guide. more

, Concerts & Parties

Founded in 1999 as a one-off Transmediale side programme, CTM has become its own beast, engulfing every hot performer, genre and format that could possibly constitute “adventurous music and art”. It's on across the city Jan 26-Feb 4. more

, Concerts & Parties

Berlin’s globetrotting festival of film festivals Around the World in 14 Films is back to give Berlin audiences a first peek at some of the year’s most critically lauded films. Catch it Nov 23-Dec 2 at Kulturbrauerei. 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

Ready for a world of jazz? From the genre's roots in the US to its far-flung offshoot in Norway, Jazzfest gathers 150 musicians at the Festspiele, A-Trane and Lido to celebrate its 54th edition (Oct 31-Nov 5). more

Concerts & Parties

The man of the hour was Edward Snowden, but many prominent writers and thinkers graced the ILB stage for the first day of the International Congress for Democracy. more

Opinion

This week sees the kick-off of both FllmPolska and Freiluftkino season, and the release of Jordan Peele's surprise US box office smash "Get Out"... more

Film

Achtung starts next Wed (Apr 13). Birth of a Nation, Gold, Denial and more start in Berlin cinemas. more

Film

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