Joseph Pelan

Awesome Tapes from Africa, aka Brian Shimkovitz. Famed for filling a niche posting rare, modern African cassettes on his blog, he’ll be curating a night at this year’s Worldtronics on December 2. more

Concerts & Parties

An exhibition in Martin-Gropius-Bau goes some way toward penetrating the myth of the man who helped design Beijing’s National Stadium and publicly criticised China’s ruling Communist party in the same breath. more

Art & Exhibitions

Since its inception in April of this year, Salon – Zur wilden Renate’s mysterious indoor labyrinth has become the stuff of Berlin myth, best described as a journey “from ass to soul”. more

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, Zeitgeist

Interview: director Peter Sellars. His new production, Desdemona, was written by author Toni Morrison and receives its German premiere at spielzeit'europa on Nov 10. more

Theatre & Dance

OUT NOW! REAL STEEL is proof why Iron Man and Rocky should never be mashed together into a movie. more


Call it a social experiment in reciprocated altruism. The Givebox project reheats an old squatter idea: generous spirits can leave their belongings for others to collect and re-use. more

Interviews & Portraits

Interview: Jasmina Maschina, one-half of Australian electronic duo Minit. Having forged a prolific playlist of meditative re-wired records, her album Alphabet Dream Noise (Staubgold) premieres in Berlin at .HBC. more

Concerts & Parties

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