Hayley Pearce

While most mainstream Berlin hip hop consists of posturing ‘gangsta’ rap from the likes of Bushido, there’s a surprisingly lively underground of new rappers on the block. Even more unusual for hip hop in Germany is the fact that they’re black. more

Mar 10, 2015 12:15 PM Music & nightlife

Gentrification. There, we said it. Shudder all you want, but rent prices aren't the only changes Berlin's been through in the past few decades. Even long-time residents are thankful for the open-mindedness and decreased crime that have tagged along. more

Nov 28, 2014 12:00 PM Zeitgeist

INTERVIEW. Frankfurt electro-duo with great "Body Language", Booka Shade, get all loved up on the tail of their new album "EVE" at Electrified! festival this Fri, Mar 14 at Tempelhof. more

Mar 12, 2014 11:45 AM Music & nightlife

When Isherwood published his "Goodbye to Berlin", he was 35. These modern-day writers are all under 40 and, whether e-published, self-published or contracted by a German publisher, they have also put out their own Berlin memoirs. more

Jan 9, 2014 10:45 AM Zeitgeist

Get a peek behind the fake eyelashes, glitter and tassels at our next instalment of EXBlicks, where we screen Ivan Aranega’s Berlin Burlesque. Catch a dazzling overview of the wild world of burlesque at Lichtblick Kino on Mon, Dec 9 at 20:00. more

Dec 2, 2013 11:00 AM Film

OUT NOW! AS TIME GOES BY IN SHANGHAI gracefully uses jazz music to explore 20th century Chinese history. more

Nov 27, 2013 2:00 PM Film

There's another kind of sought-after mushroom in Berlin, but these transcendental feelings are experienced in the mouth, not in the mind. Chido's Mushrooms grows specialty bio-mushrooms that have Berlin's restaurants clamouring for the caps. more

Nov 5, 2013 10:30 AM The Best of Berlin 1 Comments

Get to grips with history – and grab an acoustic glimpse inside the unassuming Bundespresseamt – thanks to a new English-language audio tour app from composer George Klein that plays a 'topographic composition' as you saunter down the Spree. more

Oct 31, 2013 11:15 AM The Best of Berlin

Craving Mex without the Tex? Berlin's never been known for its amazing Mexican food, but that may be about to change. These five restos are as authentic as you're gonna get. more

Oct 29, 2013 11:00 AM , Food 5 Comments

The Day of the Dead (Oct 31-Nov 2) is fast approaching – do you know where your sugar skulls are? From mariachi to mescal, celebrate properly with our "Mexberliner" guide. more

Oct 18, 2013 2:00 PM , , , Zeitgeist 1 Comments

INTERVIEW. In this month's EXBlick's film JuliAugust, Marco Štorman captures the tumultuousness of twentysomething life via a road trip-turned-love triangle. Catch it on Mon, Oct 14 at Lichtblick Kino at 20:00. more

Oct 9, 2013 11:00 AM Film

Every Tuesday the former swimming pool complex turned multi-use venue transforms into a gourmet vegetarian restaurant. While the meals are small, the price and taste are right – €7 and delicious. The next one happens on Oct 15. more

Oct 9, 2013 11:00 AM Food

BEST OF BERLIN: On Sep 14, DIY lovers get a big bash. Recycled Creativity celebrates its fifth anniversary at the Lohmühle trailer park, with clothing swaps, yoga, music, and free bites. Just bring your old junk so it can be someone else's treasure. more

Sep 11, 2013 11:00 AM The Best of Berlin

Make-believe is everything. One of two EXBlicks screenings this month, Berlin-based Aron Lehmann's take on Henry Kleist's novella is an antidote to des Pallières’ big-action adaptation. Catch it at Lichtblick Kino on Mon, Sep 9, 20:30. more

Sep 2, 2013 1:00 PM Film

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