issue 164

INTERVIEW! Curator Julian Cox on bringing Message to the Future, a major retrospective on firebrand American photographer Danny Lyon, to C/O. more

Oct 24, 2017 2:00 PM Art

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Photo by Michel Le Voguer

Tim Raue's new French Brasserie may not care about authentic accuracy but his trust in his own instinct and imagination in his recipes more than make up for it. more

Oct 24, 2017 2:00 PM Food

Berlin’s sexiest film event gets us hot under the collar at the 12th Berlin PornFilmFestival, kicking off on Oct 24 and on through Oct 29, all at Moviemento. more

Oct 19, 2017 12:15 PM Film

Settlers from Israel are flocking to Charlottenburg, where they find synagogues, certified kosher shops and restaurants, a secure environment and many fellow Jews. more

Oct 19, 2017 12:00 PM Zeitgeist

INTERVIEW The post-punk poets of FITH tell us the difference between Manchester and Berlin before their show at Privatclub on October 24. more

Oct 19, 2017 12:00 AM Music & nightlife

OUT NOW! Sverrir Gudnason and Shia Labeouf go to tennis battle in BORG VS. MCENROE, with LaBeouf turning out his strongest acting performance in years. more

Oct 18, 2017 4:02 PM Film

OUT NOW! CLASH is a heart-breaking, but enlightening exploration of the 2013 Egyptian revolution from the perspective of people put in the back of a police van. more

Oct 18, 2017 3:00 PM Film

OUT NOW! Ruben Östlund’s contentious Palme d'Or winner THE SQUARE seems ultimately too long and too short, but its individual parts shine magnificently more

Oct 18, 2017 2:30 PM Film

INTERVIEW! Swedish writer-director Ruben Östlund on his surprise Palme d’Or winner "The Square", which hits Berlin cinemas on October 19. more

Oct 16, 2017 12:00 PM Film

Mogwai multi-instrumentalist and Berlin barman Barry Burns on Brexit angst, his band’s legacy and the dreaded G-word. We caught up with Burns ahead of one of Mogwai’s biggest tours, which sees them play Columbiahalle on October 14. more

Oct 11, 2017 4:45 PM Music & nightlife


Photo by Ute Langkafel

In the Gorki Theater’s "Roma Armee", Yael Ronen stages a rallying cry for unity and justice. Catch it Oct 13-15 (with English and German surtitles). more

Oct 10, 2017 3:00 PM Stage

This year’s four Preis der Nationalgalerie finalists exhibit side by side at Hamburger Bahnhof. They’ll be coming together for an artist talk on Oct 12 (19:00, in English) before the prize is awarded on October 20. more

Oct 9, 2017 2:30 PM Art

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Photo by German Polmeque

It’s one of the last alternative outposts in an ever-slicker Charlottenburg, and – perhaps more importantly – one of the very few 24-hour breakfast joints in Berlin. What’s kept the it shaking at Schwarzes Café for nearly 40 years? more

Oct 2, 2017 3:00 PM Zeitgeist

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Photo by German Palomeque

The district associated with Ku’damm bling and Savignyplatz bohème is also home to some of Berlin’s most affordable working-class neighbourhoods... but not for long. We talked to Charlottenburgers who are fighting big money to stay in their Kiez. more

Oct 2, 2017 1:55 PM Zeitgeist


Fressen oder Fliegen (2008) Courtesy Harun Farocki / Antje Ehmann 2008

A multi-venue retrospective of the late German filmmaker is on at Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Arsenal, Haus der Kulturen der Welt and Silent Green Kulturquartier through Jan 28. more

Oct 2, 2017 1:55 PM Art


Ecosia: Every time you search for something, 80 percent of the ad revenue profits go to tree-planting projects.

It’s hard not to get doomy and gloomy about climate change, but could a little more green in the world help stave it off? You can’t blame these Berliners for trying! more

Oct 2, 2017 11:30 AM Zeitgeist


Duck breast with coffee-chocolate sauce, celeriac mash and a piece of duck confit baklava. Photo by German Palomeque

It’s not that Glass is underrated – in fact, 32-year-old Israeli chef Gal Ben-Moshe has received all kinds of accolades since opening his fine dining restaurant in a nook off Savignyplatz four years ago. But it does occupy a weird niche. more

Oct 2, 2017 11:30 AM Food

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The Mutter Mochow Haus. Photo by German Palomeque

Dan Borden on how Berlin’s attempt to solve its housing crisis is only resulting in more outcry. more

Oct 2, 2017 11:30 AM Zeitgeist


A counselling session at TU's Centre for Entrepreneurship. Photo by J. Ruta

While everyone’s focused on Mitte and Silicon Allee, a Charlottenburg enterprise has been helping start-up entrepreneurs get off the ground since before the days of St. Oberholz. more

Oct 2, 2017 11:15 AM Zeitgeist

Hans-Torsten Richter gives you advice on surviving and thriving in Berlin. Send your questions to more

Oct 2, 2017 11:00 AM Zeitgeist

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