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issue 168

Rounding out Women's Month, we present one last kick-ass Berlinerin: Elisa Rosi, the guiding light behind Kastanienallee's Lichtblick Kino! more

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Denmark's been moving in on Berlin for quite some time and since November, Rødder, serving our northern neighbour's popular open-faced sandwich smørrebrød, has moved into Markthalle IX. more

Food & Drink

Dan Borden asks: What happened to the cinemas of Weimar Berlin? more

History

From glamourous period pieces to Cold War spy dramas, Berlin is front and centre in the new crop of German prestige series. We watched them all – here's your guide. more

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New-wave Southern cuisine finally hits Berlin. How does the gussied-up soul food joint in P'Berg stack up? Jane Silver went to find out. more

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Danish writer Aske Hald Knudstrup attempts to get to the root of the GDR’s peculiar obsession with his country’s “Olsen Gang” comedies. more

Film

INTERVIEW! East London buzz band Superorganism finally emerges from the shadows. They'll be embarking on a long-awaited cross-continental tour, including a stop at Festsaal Kreuzberg on Feb 23. more

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At the Komische Oper, Barrie Kosky’s German-language Fiddler on the Roof adaptation Anatevka shuns caricature for character. Catch it Feb 20-21. more

Theatre & Dance

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The eighth Chor@Berlin celebrates choir music for singers and non-singers alike is back for four days at Radialsystem and Universität der Künste starting Feb 22. more

Concerts & Parties

We went to check out this Neukölln restaurant's revamp. The interior has a slightly more stylish vibe and the signature weekend "breakfast slam" remains, but it was the evening menu's overhaul that impressed us the most. more

Food & Drink

INTERVIEW! Lunch presents her own version of Carmen’s doomed love triangle at the Deutsche Oper’s Tischlerei space. more

Theatre & Dance

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Film

On February 15, the Berlin Film Festival’s 68th edition takes over the city for 10 days of movies, politics and glamour, bringing a splash of “carpet red” to our winter grey. Here’s our insider’s guide. more

Film

As if the Berlinale wasn’t enough to quell filmgoers’ appetites, Berlin Critics’ Week (Feb 14-22) returns with an uncompromising programme for serious cinephiles. more

Film

Put your gentrifying guilt aside and embed yourself in the Berlin-Bosphorus connection at the neighbourhood’s newest live music venue. An offshoot of the Istanbul alternative club Arkaoda opened on Karl-Marx-Platz in January. more

Insider Tips

Francoise Poilane investigated Italian dining as conceived by Russians, and found sensational open wines and the best sourdough in town. more

Food & Drink

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Film

INTERVIEW! Within 10 years, Maryanne Redpath has turned the Berlinale youth section Generation into one of the most popular strands of the festival, with a gem-packed programme of screenings for audiences of all ages. more

Film

Ready for the Berlinale? Here are the films that are competing for this year's queer film award. more

Film

This month, curator Patricia Kamp presents Indian artist Bharti Kher’s first solo exhibition in Germany at Museum Frieder Burda, on through Feb 17. more

Art & Exhibitions

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