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Need a little magic in your life or just a new conversation starter up your sleeve? Consider learning the art of wizardry at Fabian Weiss’ newly opened WunderAkademie – he promises you won’t even need sleeves to make those coins disappear. more

Insider Tips

Built in 1909, German impressionist Liebermann’s villa on Wannsee is where he spent his summers. Opened as a private museum, currently on show are oils and pastels by Liebermann of his garden at Wannsee presented alongside Paul Klee’s. more

Art & Exhibitions

As gentrification spreads through Berlin, the city’s multikulti inhabitants are moving out to the most underrated Bezirk. A Turkish taxi driver, two filmmakers and an imam reveal how they’ve made the hood their home. more

Interviews & Portraits 1 Comments

Circus impresarios Johannes Hilliger and Josa Kölbel are filling the Tempelhofer Feld once again for more than a week’s worth of contemporary circus performances, workshops, discussions and exhibitions. Check it out Aug 2-Sep 2. more

Theatre & Dance

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Film

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Film

INTERVIEW! Tanz im August dances on... This weekend catch Big Dance Theater's "17c" on Aug 25 and 26 at Deutsches Theater. We talked to its choreographer Annie-B Parson her adaptation of the 17th-century diaries of Englishman Samuel Pepys. more

Theatre & Dance

Discover a little slice of Japan in Kottbusser Tor! The stylish Imogti tea room on Oranienstraße sells eleven different types of organically sourced matcha while still maintaining a distinct Berlin feel. more

Insider Tips

Berlin’s number one choreographer celebrates the 25th anniversary of the founding of her company Sasha Waltz & Guests with the premiere of a new work, Exodos. It's on Aug 23-26 at Radialsystem V, with previews Aug 20 and 22. more

Theatre & Dance

This summer, two Russian photographers and zine publishers added another space to Berlin's vast creative specialty shop/event space landscape: Zoopark, this one focussing on print work and photography zines. more

Insider Tips 1 Comments

Catch up on a year's worth of indie flicks at the Long Night of Film Festivals, Aug 18 at Zukunft am Ostkreuz. more

Film

Dan explains what’s special about that charred blue building hidden in Kreuzberg’s Besselpark. more

Zeitgeist

Sunday cyclists seeking a set of wheels are spoilt for choice but not all bike-sharing schemes are made equal. We gave them a spin. more

, , Start-ups 1 Comments

Romanian-born Loredana Nemes gets solo retrospective treatment at the Berlinische Galerie. It's on through Oct 15. more

Art & Exhibitions

The stream of novels set in Germany’s capital is seemingly endless. We selected four new releases in English that will pep up your summer holidays. more

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Congratulations, “Esso”! Eight protagonists from all four decades share their thoughts and memories ahead of the anniversary party on Aug 11. more

Concerts & Parties

Tanz im August is back (Aug 10-Sep 2). And 30! The latest edition of the international dance festival proves why dance in Berlin is as strong as ever. Daniel Mufson explains why and how TiA has helped to move others. more

Theatre & Dance

INTERVIEW: Meet Robbie Antonio, the billionaire real estate entrepreneur who wants to bring Germany 21st century prefab – the luxury version! more

Interviews & Portraits 1 Comments

Want to eat something truly unique in Berlin? Introducing the first Kakigori café in Europe, Tenzan Lab, featuring some of the most stunning matcha desserts we've ever tasted. But does the novel concept justify the hefty price tag? more

Food & Drink

The works to look out for this year masterfully tackle today's postcolonial legacies. Catch it before it's over Sep 9. more

Art & Exhibitions

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