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issue 158

American musician Chad Matheny, aka Emperor X, on surviving testicular cancer, owing the hospital €30,000 and being (mostly) happy about it. more

Jul 6, 2017 12:05 PM Music & nightlife

With Taiwanese sandwiches having a moment, we visited three of Berlin’s latest bao-crazy restaurants and ended up sinking our teeth into more than just squishy buns. more

Apr 27, 2017 2:05 PM , Food

It’s a deeply boring, yet immensely important topic: health insurance. Each country has its own system and Germany’s stands out for being a strange mix. The system is unfair and unsustainable in all kinds of ways – yet change could be on the horizon. more

Apr 13, 2017 12:15 PM Zeitgeist 3 Comments

INTERVIEW! Mexico City-based actor, director and author Gabino Rodriguez went undercover in a factory for six months. The result, Tijuana, comes to the Schaubühne’s FIND festival on Apr 4. more

Mar 30, 2017 12:00 PM Stage

INTERVIEW! A new TV series on ARD turns the spotlight on Berlin’s Charité hospital. Its scriptwriter tells us about the unique allure of the 307-year-old medical institution. It premieres Mar 21, but you can preview the first two episodes online. more

Mar 16, 2017 11:00 AM Zeitgeist

OUT NOW! Dialogue-free and gorgeously animated, THE RED TURTLE is bare-bones story-telling at its spellbinding best – and it has a pretty dang good score, too. more

Mar 16, 2017 11:00 AM Film

Just around the corner is Versfest, Berlin's multilingual (German and English) literary festival for kids, replete with readings, workshops, talks, and poetry nights – all free of charge. Catch it Mar 20-22 if you can get the kids away from school. more

Mar 15, 2017 3:30 PM Stage

Maerzmusik, the Berliner Festspiele’s ever-more-ambitious “festival for time issues”, brings us the best in obscure contemporary music for 10 days. It's on from Mar 16-26 at the Festspiele Spiele and other venues across town. more

Mar 15, 2017 11:45 AM Music & nightlife

INTERVIEW! Austrian composer, singer and musician Eva Reiter returns to Maerzmusik (Mar 16-26) with a performance of The Lichtenberg Figures. Catch it Mar 18 at Haus der Berliner Festspiele. more

Mar 14, 2017 11:45 AM Music & nightlife

Shebeen Flick, Berlin’s Irish film festival, returns with a bumper line-up. Catch it at Moviemento Mar 16-19. It opens with enigmatic, playfully confounding essay film "History's Future". more

Mar 13, 2017 3:00 PM Film

INTERVIEW! American artist and self-designated preserver of queer culture Dean Sameshima on why his show 647(a) serves both as nostalgia and a cautionary tale. It opens Mar 10 at Peres Projects. more

Mar 9, 2017 1:30 PM Art

OUT NOW! Barry Jenkins' Oscar-winning masterpiece MOONLIGHT finally hits German cinemas. And it was definitely worth the wait. more

Mar 9, 2017 11:00 AM Film

"Fruits of Labor", the latest piece by Miet Warlop, is a manic concert put on by performance artists unafraid to get weird. Catch March 9-11 at HAU 2. more

Mar 8, 2017 3:45 PM Stage

Tel Aviv-raised, Berlin-based singer Mary Ocher talks politics, building walls and her brand new album The West Against the People, which will be released at this Friday's Ich bin ein(e) Berliner(in) at SO36! more

Mar 8, 2017 3:30 PM Music & nightlife

INTERVIEW! Theatre legend Achim Freyer and Claus Peymann have teamed for one final premiere at the Berliner Ensemble, Kleist's Prinz Friedrich vom Homburg. We spoke to Freyer about theater, Brecht and their relationship and his creative arc. more

Mar 8, 2017 1:45 PM Stage

Artistic director Claus Peymann arrived to the Berliner Ensemble in 1999. Almost 20 years later and he says goodbye with Kleist's "Prinz Friedrich vom Hamborg". You can see it Mar 9, 23 and 30. more

Mar 8, 2017 12:30 PM Stage

Expats may be surprised at the huge number of bars and clubs that allow smoking in Berlin, even more to learn that the city, just like the rest of Germany, actually has a smoking ban. more

Mar 7, 2017 4:00 PM Zeitgeist

Every district in Berlin has its own mental institution, or Klapse as it´s called in in German slang. For six months, our writer visited his girlfriend at the Wilmersdorf branch. He gives us a unique peek behind the clinic´s walls. more

Mar 7, 2017 3:15 PM People

Eye drops as heroin substitute, anyone? In Berlin, pharmaceuticals are increasingly abused by addicts and recreational users alike. We spoke to a helpless pharmacist and an industrious "legal" dealer. more

Mar 7, 2017 3:00 PM Zeitgeist

Will fasting, yoga and acupuncture keep the doctor away? Our writer hopes so – because otherwise, she´s screwed. She shares her experience. more

Mar 7, 2017 2:50 PM People

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