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Two restaurants promote integration and gourmet Levantine cuisine at the same time, with mixed results. more

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Berlin may not be the most commercial art hub, but for the last week of September Berlin Art Week (Sep 26-30) unites the scene to showcase its impressive resources. Here's our rundown. more

Art & Exhibitions

Syrian exile Mohammad Al Attar on "The Factory" – an indictment of Western multinationals’ role in his country’s war. more

Theatre & Dance

British director Robert Chevara on Blonde Poison, a play based on the amazing true story of Stella Goldschlag, the Jewish bombshell who operated as a Gestapo agent in Nazi Berlin. Catch it at Brotfabrik Sep 21-Oct 3. more

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Film

INTERVIEW! Erik Poppe on U – July 22, his harrowing, debate-sparking take on the 2011 Norway massacre. Out in Berlin cinemas on Sep 20. more

Film

The DJ and writer on his cabaret-inspired queer act Godmother dropping their debut album. Hear it for the first time on the one-off talk show "The Late Joey Hansom" with Olympia Bukkakis on Sep 20, 21:00 at Roter Salon. more

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From rap records and performance art to piano albums and chamber music, ex-Berliner Chilly Gonzales returns in music documentary Shut Up And Play The Piano. It opens in Berlin cinemas of Sep 20. more

Film

Not too clear on the difference between “music theatre”, “musical theatre” and “opera”? Maybe the upcoming BAM! Festival (Sep 20-23 at various venues) for Berlin’s independent music theatre scene can help you out. more

Theatre & Dance

The Human Rights Film Festival Berlin presents a sobering primer in social injustice, Sep 20-26 at Babylon, Hackesche Höfe and Sputnik Kino. more

Film

INTERVIEW: After forays into jazz, folk and film score composition, prolific Swiss singer-songwriter Sophie Hunger dives into the realms of synth-pop on her new album Molecules. She celebrates with five consecutive shows in Berlin, starting Sep 15. more

Concerts & Parties

Catch up with under-the-radar award-winners at the Favourites Film Festival, Sep 19-23 at City Kino Wedding. more

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Explore the murky side of paradise at Australian and New Zealand film fest Down Under Berlin, Sep 19-23 at Moviemento. more

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Cabin Spacey hopes to provide the nomadic, Berlin hipster elite of the future with the prefab home of their dreams. more

Insider Tips

Creating the visual look of the far-left from 1968 to the early 90s, Grapus have been at the cutting edge of French poster-design. This eight-room exhibition provides a comprehensive schooling of their revolutionary work. more

Art & Exhibitions

Wim Wenders may be better known for films such as Wings of Desire and Paris, Texas, but he has built up an extensive Polaroid collection over the years, including snaps of Dennis Hopper, Peter Handke and Annie Leibovitz. more

Art & Exhibitions

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