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Madeleine Pollard

Berlin boasts over 30 islands of all sizes: from the lively to the lonely, here are five offshore destinations that are sure to transport you into uncharted territory. Read more

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Audio artist and activist Shanti Suki Osman on giving a voice to women of colour in her upcoming performance with the Akademie der Autodidakten at Ballhaus Naunystrasse. Check it out Jun 7 and 8. Read more

Theatre & Dance

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Maya Hristova

New gallery EEP Berlin in Kreuzberg is a platform for contemporary Eastern European photography, deconstructing images of "the East" and offering new perspectives on the oft sterotyped part of Europe. Read more

Art & Exhibitions

Interactive historical tours of Berlin are all the rage right now. From the grim reality of Stasi oppression to the sound of cicadas in Pergamon , technology is overlaying the past with the present. Read more

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INTERVIEW! Lights, tassels, action! Berlin Burlesque Week, Germany’s biggest burlesque extravaganza, opens May 27 for a fourth year with seven days of performances from over 80 international artists. Check out our chat with co-producer Va Voom. Read more

What's On

Every Friday, more and more youngsters skip school to join the global strike for climate change. As tens of thousands of under-age Berliners take to the streets, we meet the students behind the local movement. Read more

Zeitgeist

In the German papers this week: Vexing and perplexing news stories from Berlin and beyond... Read more

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Berlin’s alternative sex shop Other Nature, known for its vegan-only adult toys, has just stocked your ultimate fix: Nick Westphal’s Schreinergunst range. His paddle, butt plugs and dildos are carved from trees already destined for the shredder. Read more

Insider Tips

In the German papers this week: Vexing and perplexing news stories from Berlin and beyond... Read more

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Israeli star choreographers Hofesch Shechter, Sharon Eyal, Gai Behar and Ohad Naharin present their most iconic productions in a triple bill at the Haus der Berliner Festspiele. Catch the two-hour tour de force Apr 11-14. Read more

Theatre & Dance

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Philine Rinnert

In an immersive yet alienating performance at the Sophiensæle, Johannes Müller and Philine Rinnert revive the 1930s Heimat musical, which was banned by the Nazis and resurrected by German exiles in New York. Read our review and catch it April 5-8. Read more

Theatre & Dance

At first glance, their fashionable, monochromatic bright colours and clear packaging might have you mistake them for a designy upgrade on their regular plastic shelf-mates: but the biobrush is 94 percent biodegradable! Read more

Insider Tips

In the German papers this week: Vexing and perplexing news stories from Berlin and beyond... Read more

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Toula Limnaios „shifted realities“

Dieter Hartwig

What does Foucaultian theory look like on stage? Berlin veteran choreographer Toula Limnaios and her long-time dancer Hironori Sugata present a philosophy inspired “double solo” at the Halle TanzBühne. Read our review and catch it Apr 4-6. Read more

Theatre & Dance

In the German papers this week: Vexing and perplexing news stories from Berlin and beyond... Read more

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If you're looking for quirky hardware and delightful oddities, we recommend an afternoon expedition to English Traders in Neukölln! Read more

Insider Tips

In the German papers this week: Vexing and perplexing news stories from Berlin and beyond... Read more

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The Queen’s high tea served with kimchi salad? Sounds like a recipe for disaster! Prepare to be proven wrong by the daring fusions of newly opened SPRO Scones Bakery & Café. Read more

Insider Tips

In the German papers this week: Vexing and perplexing news stories from Berlin and beyond... Read more

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Christopher Jage-Bowler brings the Bible to the football pitch... and the pub! Read more

Interviews & Portraits

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