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issue 182

If there is one thing that can transport you from your everyday routine, it’s a good book. And Germany’s first bookshop specialising in African literature, InterKontinental, might be the best point of departure. Read more

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Nicholas Potter goes on an overnight expedition to find out why one would hang out in a former airship hangar filled with tropical kitsch, flamingos and squealing brats- aka Tropical Islands. Read more

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OUT NOW! Read more

Film

Houseplants are a must on any well-curated Instagram these days. But let’s face it, not all of us are fit for plant parenthood. A terrarium could be what saves you from going green with envy: once it’s assembled, it requires minimal attention. Read more

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Fancy an afternoon of sunbathing by the water, a boating excursion, or a quiet picnic after a game of pétanque? Look no further than Berlin’s Landwehrkanal! Kevin Caners takes us on a journey along the canal’s grassy shores. Read more

Zeitgeist

Sharon Eyal’s Half Life is a tough act to follow. Performance after performance is greeted with a thunderous standing ovation. How does it pair up with Van Dijk’s Distant Matter? Read on and see for yourself May 30 and Jun 1 at the Komische Oper. Read more

Theatre & Dance

Gropius Bau’s group show And Berlin Will Always Need You lives up to its promises. Read more

Art & Exhibitions

Ever seen those little huts on rafts cruising around the Berlin waters? Two of them are actually floating saunas. One is on the Spree, but more recently, you can sweat it out on the Havel as well. Saunafloss was launched in September. Read more

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North America’s vegan behemoth has finally hit the Hauptstadt! Here’s where to try it. Read more

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Weimar or Dessau – which should you check out and when? Read more

History

Want to learn about contemporary art without all the reading? Three guided tours serve you old favourites and new finds on a silver platter. Read more

Art & Exhibitions

The men wear shiny suits, the women glitzy dresses, everyone knows how to dance the Halay and everything is covered in gold. Robert Rigney explains how to take a short trip to Turkey without leaving Berlin. Read more

Interviews & Portraits

The Gay Berliner’s very gay first decade in Berlin Read more

Zeitgeist

Kansas native and cardio enthusiast Jae Tyler is celebrating the release of his new single. “Exercise” is a jolt of high-energy synth-pop for your jogging playlist. Read more

Concerts & Parties

INTERVIEW! New York sculptor Elizabeth Jaeger on the art of making glass sculptures that look like rotting fish and her fascination with mourning rituals. Catch her exhibition "Brine" at Klemm's Gallery through Jun 8. Read more

Art & Exhibitions

Need a break from Berlin? You don't need to go far for a small escape. Case in point: just at the end of the S1 and 8 lines, in Hohen Neuendorf, is Himmelspagode – a Chinese pagoda out in Brandenburg. Grab our May issue for more. Read more

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INTERVIEW! Photographer Richard Billingham on his deeply personal debut feature Ray & Liz. It opens in Berlin cinemas in on May 9. Read more

Film

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