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Put your gentrifying guilt aside and embed yourself in the Berlin-Bosphorus connection at the neighbourhood’s newest live music venue. An offshoot of the Istanbul alternative club Arkaoda opened on Karl-Marx-Platz in January. more

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Bassy, Babette, Sowieso, Privatclub... Our blogger doesn't want to be alarmist, but the latest club closure news doesn't bode well for the new year. more

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KitKatKlub, home of queer party Gegen, boasts not only four dancefloors but a swimming pool. Photo by Claudia Kent

We’ve rounded up hot trends, secret spots and some personal favourites to give you a night out you won’t find in the guidebooks. more

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Two young Arab insiders let us in on the not-always-rosy reality of fellow refugees’ integration in the Berlin club scene. more

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You can’t bring a camera to Berghain or Kit Kat Club – everyone knows that. But what about a sketchbook? Felix Scheinberger gives us another portrait of Berlin's nightlife (aside from our December issue) in his book "Hedo Berlin". more

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Nightlife entrepreneurs tell their stories of surviving and thriving in the ever-evolving, ever-challenging club and bar business. more

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INTERVIEW. Hyper-literate Norwegian musician Hval takes on menstruation and vampirism in latest album "Blood Bitch". She brings her mix of experimental pop, performance art and feminist body horror to Berghain Kantine on Oct 26. more

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For losers, the Club der Polnischen Versager have managed to keep a good thing going for a respectable amount of time. Celebrate their 15th anniversary on Sat, Sep 3 at 20:00! Read their story here first. more

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Seymour Gris gives his predictions for the upcoming year. Guten Rutsch everyone! more

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All costumed, face-painted and dressed to kill (literally) with no place to go? Don't worry about it; Exberliner sorts through this year's haul of Halloween parties and separates the treats from the tricks. more

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Berlin's the undisputed LGBTQ capital of Europe – and your roadmap to it just hit newsstands. Read about invisible lesbians, gay rugby players, post-gender professors, out prisoners and more in this month's special on queer Berlin! more

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Hippies in Friedrichshain? Two French expats with a penchant for psychedelic decor bring the groovy with new bar Sic – Pferde Saft on Müggelstr. Aside from a full nightly programme, there's also the actual "Pferdesaft", their own special concoction. more

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Few nightlife stars have enjoyed the rollercoaster ride that Steffen Jacob had. Before his tragic death last year, he opened up about his near 50-year career. Read his incredible story. more

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INTERVIEW. Hamburg's electronic duo Digitalism, now practically electro-grandpas, emerge from the bunkers for a special DJ set at this year's Berlin Festival (Sep 5-7 at Arena). Catch the set on Sep 7 at 3:30am. more

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Cookies shuts its doors for the final time after July 19, but that's just the tip of the iceberg of Mitte's moribund nightlife scene. Is the party over for the formerly happening district and what does it spell for the rest of Berlin? more

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The 48-hour parties synonymous with Berlin are one of the main lures of the capital for so-called Easyjetsetters. But now these party tourists are exporting the all-night (and day) rave culture to their hometowns across Europe. more

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By ice, by fire, or by zombie takeover: our APOCALYPSE SCENARIOS lay out the risks so you can be prepared. Berlin’s been on the brink of disaster before, we ask historians about BERLIN’S APOCALYPTIC PAST. Plus, we talk to the SPY WHO SAVED THE WORLD. more

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