Mihret Yohannes

After a decade-long debate, Germany's constitutional court has struck down the ban on headscarves for public sector workers this month. In our Islam issue, we examined whether women should be forced to uncover. more

Mar 31, 2015 11:30 AM Features

Swabians: rich, stingy southerners forcing homegrown Berliners out of their city? Or persecuted minority? more

Jan 28, 2015 1:34 PM Zeitgeist 1 Comments

There may not be ass-slapping anymore, but behind Berlin's seemingly progressive tech scene is a casually misogynist "old boy's club" culture. The geekettes spill all. more

Jan 28, 2014 1:15 PM Zeitgeist 4 Comments

On Mon, Nov 25, EXBlicks screens "Can't Be Silent", Julia Oelkers' documentary on The Refugees, as a benefit for the O-platz refugee camp. As part of the band, MC Nuri spits rhymes about the harsh conditions of asylum seekers in Germany. more

Nov 20, 2013 11:00 AM Interviews & Portraits

This month's EXBlicks gives back! On Mon, Nov 25 at 8pm, we screen Julia Oelkers Can't Be Silent, which tells the tale of the aptly named band The Refugees. The November edition of our English-language series is also an O-Platz benefit. more

Nov 6, 2013 3:00 PM Film

On Mon, Sep 30, EXBlicks at Lichtblick presents Diane Näcke's raw yet optimistic "Meine Freiheit, Deine Freiheit", following the journey of two women from prison to freedom. Here's the story of Salema Wad’Deres, one of the film's protagonists. more

Sep 25, 2013 12:00 PM Interviews & Portraits 1 Comments

The perfect accompaniment to their weekly pub quiz night, East London's Beef and Ale Pie serves up the best of British gastronomic fare to Berlin's dinner table. more

May 29, 2013 11:00 AM Food & Drink

INTERVIEW: British Berlin-based musician Stephen Gomberg knows what it's like to be a prince of grimey, self-taught melancholia and he knows where the melody comes from. See for yourself at new show Fri, May 10 at Gretchen. more

May 8, 2013 12:00 PM Concerts & Parties 2 Comments

INTERVIEW. Brooklyn-based duo Buke and Gase's handmade instruments make them difficult to classify, but create a sound definitely easy to listen to. Catch them at Berghain on April 22. more

Apr 18, 2013 10:45 AM Concerts & Parties

OUT NOW! How many more trashy teen novels adapted for screen can we really take? RUBINROT throws in its horrible contribution. more

Mar 14, 2013 11:00 AM Film

INTERVIEW. John “Jay” Shepheard’s back catalogue exposes a penchant for recalling eras past. Now two career milestones await the 33-year-old: his freshman album, Home & Garden and debut P Bar outing on Fri, Mar 8. more

Mar 5, 2013 2:30 PM Concerts & Parties

OUT NOW! Although off to a slow start, Dito Tsintsadze's INVASION ultimately delivers a healthy dose of black humour. more

Feb 28, 2013 10:00 AM Film

They are as familiar to us as the Berliner Dom and the TV Tower – grill walkers, sausage soldiers, whatever you may call them. But for Berlin’s walking bratwurst salesmen, sausage is a matter of survival. more

Feb 25, 2013 1:30 PM Interviews & Portraits

Impatience is indulged as the high-grade, low-budget independent documentary film festival returns to Berlin six months early on January 31 with over 19 docs from all over the world. more

Jan 18, 2013 1:30 PM Film

Burgeramt presents a delectable recipe for one of their famed burgers. more

Jan 15, 2013 1:00 PM Food & Drink

Ex-Rioteer Hanin Elias and producer Electrosexual get set to demolish the house on Friday (Jan 18) with the screening of the the latter's single and video "Demolish"; first at The Club and then on to Luzia. more

Jan 14, 2013 12:45 PM Concerts & Parties

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