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Can you treat depression with an app? New self-help portal Selfapy not only wants to help you online, but offline as well as it gets fit on Oct 15 with the "Happy Mind Run" starting at Adidas Runbase at 13:00. more

Start-ups

From neoliberals to hippie dreamers, the spectrum of people talking about basic income runs the gamut. Read our interview with one of its proponents and then go learn more for yourself on Thu, Jul 7 at SRH Hochschule's basic income conference. more

Zeitgeist

The city's prolific indie disco party Karrera Klub turns 20 this year! DJ and co-founder Spencer Theile explains the history of an indie institution in techno-centric Berlin. Celebrate with them Jun 24 at Lido and Bi Nuu. more

Concerts & Parties

The singing starts at the Staatsoper’s musical theatre fest Infektion! (Jun 23-Jul 16) this Thu with a piece by THE key figure in German documentary theatre, Hans-Werner Kroesinger. If the English-speaking world doesn't know him, it's time they do... more

Theatre & Dance

Still drinking craft beer? Get with the times! The natural wine craze hits Berlin’s most hipster of hoods with Wild Things on Weserstraße and Jaja on Weichselstraße. more

Food & Drink

Achtung Brecht and/or camping fans! From Jun 17-19, you can hitch a ride to the Kuhle Wampe campsite to spend the day immersed in an interactive, open-air play, based on Brecht's eponymous 1932 film, "Kuhle Wampe". No word on if s'mores are included. more

Theatre & Dance

Fourteen years of Exberliner! It's been a sweet ride and we're looking forward to a bright future! So if you're as excited as we are about our baby's 150th issue, come celebrate with us to the sweet tunes of Italo-pop duo Itaca. Plus free karoake! more

What's On

The European football championships start this Fri, Jun 10 (through Jul 10). Jacob Sweetman tells us how to take them back from Berlin’s opportunistic politicians. more

This past Sunday, Swiss supporters of basic income were struck a blow when a referendum proposing it was voted down. But we've had a form of it right here in Berlin since 2014. Meet Michael Bohmeyer, the man who wants to give you €1000 a month. more

Zeitgeist

Help cut down on trash AND check out Agora Collective's new digs in the former Kindl brewery during the Open Source Circular Economy Days festival, Jun 9-13. more

Insider Tips

German actress/director Maria Schrader discusses how she captured the loss and tragedy surrounding exiled writer Stefan Zweig's life in her film Vor der Morgenröte (Farewell to Europe), out June 2. more

Film

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

Concerts & Parties

Without time for much reflection after Gallery Weekend, the Berlin Biennale is already here. What do art aficionados expect to see? More importantly, what do they want to see? You can judge the citywide installations yourself starting Jun 4. more

Art & Exhibitions

OUT NOW! Director Shane Black proves THE NICE GUYS don't always finish last -- as long as you have Russell Crowe, Ryan Gosling, a great setting and a script with a sense of humour. more

Film

OUT NOW! The score and writing of Linklater's EVERYBODY WANTS SOME!! makes it an unmistakable nostalgia trip to the 1980s but not much more. more

Film

After years of jet-setting digital activism on a global scale, disillusioned burn-out Jérémie Zimmermann has found a new cause: hacker wellness. more

Zeitgeist

Hungry in the new sharing economy? From foraging to bartering, here are four ways to eat your way through the city – without feeding the capitalist beast. more

Food & Drink

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