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Berlin's "Christmas Film Festival" revels in both the joy and the horror of the holidays, Dec 21-24 at Moviemento. Read more

Film

The Advent season is upon us, and once again the multitude of Weihnachtsmärkte in Berlin is overwhelming! Rest assured, there's something for every taste. Here's our selection! Read more

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

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

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

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Walter Crasshole on why those who stay in Berlin over the holidays have the gayest time of all. Read more

Opinion

Vay-cray time is upon us, and no matter whether you’ve opted for a quick getaway, or are sticking around for a staycation, there are a few Berlin-based start-ups that can help you out. Read more

Start-ups

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What to do if you don’t fancy schlepping along Ku’damm in the run-up to Christmas? Three Berlin shopping start-ups claim to make gift buying simple… Read more

Start-ups

Seven gift ideas to indulge the hipster granny in you… or your loved ones! Read more

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Berlin has dozens of holiday markets, but which ones are actually worth a visit? Here are six that stand out. Read more

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Holy roller or just hungry? We've got five brunch spots to take the hunt out of this Easter holiday. Read more

Food & Drink

You're never gonna beat the racists by saying that Mary and Joseph and baby Jesus were refugees (they weren't anyway). As every real Christian knows, there's only one thing that can win our hearts at Christmas: money. Read more

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We all know the typical family dramas that come with the Christmas season, but prolific playwright Roland Schimmelpfennig's newest piece, following a theme of “empty heaven”, packs some surprises. On at Deutsches Theater Dec 20 and 26. Read more

Theatre & Dance

INTERVIEW. Spend this year’s holidays with Einstürzende Neubauten leader Bargeld at Radialsystem V as his band performs Lament, a set of original compositions, covers and reworks marking 100 years since the beginning of World War I. Read more

Concerts & Parties

Are your nightmares dominated by overcrowded dining room tables and piles of dirty dishes? Berlin's restaurants come to rescue you from Christmas dinner toil. Here are five of the best places to eat out on Christmas Day. Read more

Food & Drink

All costumed, face-painted and dressed to kill (literally) with no place to go? Don't worry about it; Exberliner sorts through this year's haul of Halloween parties and separates the treats from the tricks. Read more

What's On

Be brave, dear readers, Gris has a few uplifting words for you. And those words? Be brave. Read more

Opinion

What's a family to do on Christmas when one of the flock converts to a different religion? Coming together under such circumstances can take a little effort. A Berlin Studentin recounts how her sibling’s sudden conversion changed their whole family. Read more

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Is the hassle of Christmas dinner too much for you? Can't take the pressure of hosting all your orphaned friends trapped in Berlin for the holidays, let alone cooking for them? Here are five ideas that might just save your Christmas. Read more

Food & Drink

It seems like magic, right? You just push a button on your computer and a book appears out of thin air in your mailbox. But Amazon's magic may not be what it seems. Read more

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