issue 166

Freshly arrived from the Tate Modern, the first major retrospective of Fahrelnissa Zeid highlights her role as a pioneering Turkish modernist who challenged a Eurocentric male-dominated art world. On at Deutsche Bank Kunsthalle through Mar 25. more

Dec 13, 2017 11:00 AM Art & Exhibitions

OUT NOW! STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI! What did our critic think? Read on... more

Dec 12, 2017 6:00 PM Film

It’s not just airports that can’t get off the ground in Berlin. Dan Borden reports on four of the city’s stymied skyscrapers from Alexanderplatz to Neukölln. more

Dec 8, 2017 3:30 PM Zeitgeist 2 Comments

Berlin’s largest hospital doesn’t need the internet to deliver medical care quickly and effectively. Kilometres of steel pipes are doing the job. more

Dec 8, 2017 11:00 AM History

After this year's chef switchover, we hit up Mitte's buzziest wine bar for Austrian beverages and Asian-inspired bites. more

Dec 8, 2017 11:00 AM Food & Drink

OUT NOW! The Oscar-baiting THE MOUNTAIN BETWEEN US is a toe-curling embarrassment in its mix of disaster movie and odd-couple romance. more

Dec 7, 2017 11:00 AM Film

OUT NOW! Feminism, homophobia, sex, AIDS and art; Yony Leyser's QUEERCORE: HOW TO PUNK A REVOLUTION documents the rise of the gay punk rock movement. more

Dec 7, 2017 11:00 AM Film

OUT NOW! Casey Affleck plays the white-sheeted ghost in David Lowery's suspenseful spooky fantasy A GHOST STORY. more

Dec 7, 2017 11:00 AM Film

Cassette culture is booming in Berlin thanks to revivalists like Tapedub’s Sara Valentino. She pushes it one step further with her Tape Summit, a cassette label market and artist showcase at ACUD this Sat, Dec 10 at 15:00. more

Dec 6, 2017 12:30 PM Culture

This holiday season, skip boring old tea and scented candles and treat your loved one to their very own personalised coconut. Check it out for yourself at Cool Coconuts' "Christmas Clash" on Dec 9 at 15:00. more

Dec 5, 2017 2:00 PM Insider Tips


Jessica Brauner

Forget kids – what are you gonna get your dog for Christmas? From December 9-10, head to Grunewald for the latest in chic leashes and organic treats. Plus a poodle show! more

Dec 5, 2017 11:00 AM Insider Tips

INTERVIEW: French director Robin Campillo returns to his AIDS activism days in 120BPM, out November 30 in Berlin cinemas. more

Dec 1, 2017 6:00 PM Film

As Berlin theatres strive for diversity, disability remains one of the last barriers – but maybe not for long. See how the scene is taking steps, starting with "Idole muss man feiern wie sie fallen" at RambaZamba Theater. more

Dec 1, 2017 1:00 PM Theatre & Dance

OUT NOW! The remake of Joel Schumacher's FLATLINERS falls short in every way possible. Save your money for presents instead. more

Nov 29, 2017 12:00 PM Film

OUT NOW! The film adaption 120 BPM of French queer activist group ACT UP delivers the almost definitive dramatisation of the AIDS crisis and revels in its queerness. more

Nov 29, 2017 12:00 PM Film

OUT NOW! In GIRLS TRIP it's finally time for a Hollywood film to let the African-American female protagonists cut themselves loose of the traditional tropes. more

Nov 29, 2017 12:00 PM Film

This holiday season, ditch the smartphone and rediscover the joys of books, vinyl records, Super 8 camcorders, letterpress printers and more. Plus: #MeToo in Berlin, the best and worst of 2017 and much more, on stands now! more

Nov 28, 2017 12:00 PM In Print

Colder weather means one thing: bring on the Vietnamese noodle soup! And we don't just mean pho. Expand your horizons at three new restaurants. more

Nov 26, 2017 11:00 AM , Food & Drink

Plaid plastic bags, non-native plants, falafel... The migration conversation dominates December's recommended exhibitions. Here's our art editor's take. more

Nov 25, 2017 1:30 PM Art & Exhibitions

This month, head to the Deutsches Theater’s smaller stages – the 230-seat Kammerspiele and the 80-seat Box – for a trio of relevant works. more

Nov 25, 2017 1:15 PM Theatre & Dance

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