issue 167

BVG employee “Michael P.” challenges the transport company’s shiny-happy image with the day-to-day reality of his job. more

Jan 19, 2018 3:00 PM Interviews & Portraits

It’s the most-watched show about trains in the world, with over a million Germans tuning in 12 times a week. And even two years after the retirement of its cult presenter Hagen von Ortloff, Eisenbahn-Romantik has continued right on track. more

Jan 19, 2018 1:30 PM Interviews & Portraits

INTERVIEW! Ahmet Öğüt on the seriousness of his miniature buildings in his exhibition Hotel Résistance, on at KOW through Jan 28. more

Jan 18, 2018 4:00 PM Art & Exhibitions

REVIEW! The figureheads of the new and old Volksbühne square off with two new plays – and two very different aesthetics. more

Jan 18, 2018 12:00 PM Theatre & Dance

INTERVIEW! Genre-bending composer and pianist Nils Frahm on how his new studio at the Funkhaus inspired his latest album All Melody, out Jan 26. He rocks the the Funkhaus for four sold-out shows in the lead up Jan 22-25. more

Jan 18, 2018 11:30 AM Concerts & Parties

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Jan 18, 2018 11:00 AM Film

For this exhibition at Berlin’s premier space for Polish art, the 72-year-old conceptual artist presents a thoughtful selection of works from the last five decades. It's on through Feb 10. more

Jan 16, 2018 4:00 PM Art & Exhibitions

Vegan and vegetarian “butcher” shops are all the rage in Berlin, but whose fake meat reigns supreme? We put three to the test. Next up: seitan-oat wieners and Hungarian "sausage" salad at Prenzlauer Berg's Die Vetzgerei. more

Jan 15, 2018 11:00 AM Food & Drink

Vegan and vegetarian “butcher” shops are all the rage in Berlin, but whose fake meat reigns supreme? Here's the first of three in our fake meat round-up: Friedrichshain's L'Herbivore. more

Jan 12, 2018 11:00 AM , Food & Drink

At Hauptbahnhof, train travellers get a chilly reception – and it’s about to get colder. Dan Borden explains. more

Jan 12, 2018 12:00 AM Zeitgeist 2 Comments

American playwright and actor Tracy Letts on the universal appeal of his plays ("August: Osage County" and "Mary Page Marlowe"), now in German at the Berliner Ensemble, and the universality of dysfunctional families. MPM is back Jan 12 and 19. more

Jan 10, 2018 2:30 PM Theatre & Dance

The ninth Unknown Pleasures film festival brings the best of the US to Berlin. Catch it Jan 12-28 at Kino Arsenal and Wolf. more

Jan 9, 2018 11:30 AM Film

The southwestern suburb still has a lot to offer a museum-going day tripper – but for how long? Your last chance to check out the Ethnological Museum down there before it's all in Mitte is Jan 14. more

Jan 5, 2018 7:00 AM Art & Exhibitions

Two years after the Starman’s return to the celestial plane, Berlin hasn’t stopped commemorating its favourite adopted son. Let's Dance starting with a tribute Sun, Jan 6 at Lido. more

Jan 4, 2018 11:00 AM Concerts & Parties

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Jan 4, 2018 11:00 AM Film

Should we bemoan the lack of showstopping guest productions in Berlin, or be grateful for the local talent we have? Why not both? more

Jan 2, 2018 11:30 AM Theatre & Dance

Resolutions time! The German answer to US’ Soulcycle franchise Ride Berlin may give you some serious motivation to keep fit for 2018 but at a price. more

Jan 2, 2018 10:30 AM Insider Tips

The American model, actress and (first and foremost) artists's exhibition at Schinkel Klause has wide ranging appeal with its references of everything from Cookie Monster to expressionist strokes. Through Jan 21. more

Jan 2, 2018 10:00 AM Art & Exhibitions

You wanna go animal-free but can't give that deliciously melty obstacle up. Learn to make your own vegan cheese. more

Jan 2, 2018 12:00 AM Insider Tips

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