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The legendary club sees its silver jubilee this weekend with a party to match (Jul 21-24). Founder Dimitri Hegemann recalls his seminal techno club’s path from Detroit to Berlin and back. more »

Jul 20, 2016 12:00 PM Music & nightlife

Ready to get out of Berlin for a weekend festival? We've rounded up the best of this summer's from reggae to opera. more »

Jul 8, 2016 11:00 AM Music & nightlife

For what might be the last time, Foreign Affairs (Jul 7-17) blurs the lines between theatre, music and art at Haus der Berliner Festspiele and stages across the city. more »

Jul 7, 2016 12:00 PM Stage

Bogotá based jazz quartet Bituin chats about Wassermusik's 2016 theme, "The Other Caribbean". Starting Jul 8, Haus der Kulturen der Welt brings you four weekends of summery world music and films to stage. more »

Jul 7, 2016 12:00 PM Music & nightlife

We all know how great summer in Berlin is... but what about Brandenburg? Time to head out to the country and meet nude swimmers, eel fishermen, karaoke farmers and famous authors in our jam-packed July-August double issue. more »

Jun 30, 2016 12:45 PM Zeitgeist

John Riceburg: The end of the commie holiday

Kicking off Jun 29, the Fusion festival is turning 20 – and, if rumors are true, this year's gathering might be the last. John RIceburg looks back at flying caterpillars, apocalyptic bunkers and an experiment in anti-capitalist entertainment. more »

Jun 27, 2016 12:30 PM The Berlin Blog 1 Comments

The city's prolific indie disco party Karrera Klub turns 20 this year! DJ and co-founder Spencer Theile explains the history of an indie institution in techno-centric Berlin. Celebrate with them Jun 24 at Lido and Bi Nuu. more »

Jun 21, 2016 2:45 PM Music & nightlife

International magazine, international band! At our 14th Birthday Party this Friday, June 17 at Humboldthain Club, catch Itaca, the German duo throwing Italo pop hooks into the mix with cool synth washes and, to top it off, smooth Italian vocals. more »

Jun 15, 2016 1:30 PM Music & nightlife

Exberliner issue number 150 is finally here, and what an issue it is! Our post-capitalist special dares you to envision a radical future... and a radical new magazine. more »

Jun 3, 2016 11:30 AM Features

Post-punk threesome Plattenbau construct their quadratic sounds at Torstraßen Festival on June 4. They'll be sharing the spotlight at our Exberliner stage with Piss, Bannerman, and the Neukölln Country Club. more »

Jun 2, 2016 11:39 AM Music & nightlife

INTERVIEW. Whatever you do, don't call it music! Legendary Japanese experimental noise foursome Marginal Consort break their rule of only performing once a year and treat Berlin with a special concert on Jun 6 at St. Elisabeth Kirche. But why? more »

May 31, 2016 1:30 PM Art

Not quite a concert, not quite musical theatre... Royale, along with Hans Unstern and Black Cracker, are not only queering the stage, but using their trans* and queer experiences to get people thinking in BOIBAND, on at Maxim Gorki starting May 12. more »

May 12, 2016 12:15 PM Stage

Guest blog: Patti Smith’s Berlin

Guest blogger and author Jennifer Richardson takes us on a journey through Berlin as seen through the eyes of Patti Smith and her most recent memoir "M Train". more »

May 10, 2016 12:30 PM The Berlin Blog

INTERVIEW! Globe-hopping electro duo Gebrüder Teichmann takes to HAU’s stage with a group of Pakistani and Maldivian musicians to release "Karachi Files" as part of the festival "From Inside to Way Out" on May 14. more »

May 9, 2016 4:00 PM Music & nightlife

INTERVIEW. Israeli-born Ofrin breaks from her old style and experiments with electronics for her fourth album Ore. She’ll be throwing a record release party at Roter Salon on Sun, May 8, a week before follow-up Ore officially drops. more »

May 3, 2016 4:15 AM Music & nightlife

Think jazz is old and bourgie? Think again. XJazz Festival (May 4-8) tests the limits of its genre by packing local artists, 10 venues and tons of music into five days. Check out our highlights. more »

May 3, 2016 4:00 AM Music & nightlife

All is not well in the land of Merkel. Despite Germany's progressive reputation, sexism is still alive and kicking. Meanwhile, Berlin's new wave of feminists are fighting their own battles... Read all about it in our May issue, on stands now! more »

May 2, 2016 5:10 PM Features

Premiering in Europe on May 6 at White Trash, cult rock epic Gutterdämmerung mashes up live performance and silent film with Tweet-able catchphrases and an unbeatable cast. more »

May 2, 2016 11:30 AM Music & nightlife

HKW offers up another heady music programme exploring the roots of pop. Whether that's your bag or not, you've got to appreciate the line-up, including music legend Ebo Taylor. Check out the rest of our highlights and see for yourself Apr 28-May 1. more »

Apr 26, 2016 12:00 PM Music & nightlife

INTERVIEW. Last year, the Danes of Efterklang joined up with their friend, Finnish percussionist Tatu Rönkkö, to form new supergroup LIIMA. Debut record ii came out last month, and the foursome hits Berghain on Thu, Apr 21. more »

Apr 18, 2016 5:00 PM Music & nightlife