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Nina Branner

Today's International Women's Day! In honour of that here's the tale of Louise Schroeder, Berlin's only female mayor, and a question: why hasn’t a woman governed Berlin in the 65 years since? more

Mar 8, 2017 1:00 PM , Interviews & Portraits

At this years Tanz im August Nick Power has, besides presenting his hip hop performance Cypher, also taken the time to teach young Germans and refugees how to break dance. Nina Branner met him during the last rehearsals with the kids. more

Sep 6, 2016 2:45 PM Opinion

The summer dance fest's last stand of 2016. What did Nina Branner think of the last week? Read on and find out. more

Sep 6, 2016 11:00 AM Opinion

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"Under Influence" by Sidney Leoni. Photo by Thomas Cartron

Sidney Leoni on his new feature film: Under Influence. Leoni talks female idols, Scandinavian darkness, and the return to basic, human sensations. more

Aug 30, 2016 12:15 PM Opinion

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"AH|HA" by Voetvolk / Lisbeth Gruwez. Photo by Luc Depreitere

Nina Branner gives us this weekend's low down of the goings on at Tanz im August. Branner was busy watching the new performance AH|HA, Sidney Leoni's feature film UNDER INFLUENCE, and Wang Ramirez' new performance EVERYNESS. Read on for more... more

Aug 30, 2016 12:00 PM Opinion

The summer fest for contemporary dance is kicking off the 12th of August and while it's got the moves on stage, we've got our own here on the site. Stage editor Lily Kelting and Nina Branner are your dance partners. Here's what to expect. more

Jul 22, 2016 1:00 PM , Opinion

Achtung Brecht and/or camping fans! From Jun 17-19, you can hitch a ride to the Kuhle Wampe campsite to spend the day immersed in an interactive, open-air play, based on Brecht's eponymous 1932 film, "Kuhle Wampe". No word on if s'mores are included. more

Jun 13, 2016 12:31 PM Theatre & Dance

Hungry in the new sharing economy? From foraging to bartering, here are four ways to eat your way through the city – without feeding the capitalist beast. more

Jun 1, 2016 11:40 AM Food & Drink

The Sicilian culinary master dishes up restaurant tips and a courgette recipe you can try in your own kitchen. Meet him at his restaurant/pasta shop in Markthalle IX. more

Jun 1, 2016 2:45 AM Food & Drink

Twice a month, we shine a spotlight on our favourite chefs in the city. This time round it's the one of the inventors of the fun-to-say (and eat!) hybrid pastry Spluffin. more

May 17, 2016 10:15 AM Food & Drink

Can you cover your head, stay home with the kids, sell your body to men... and still proudly champion women’s rights? These three Berliners can and do. more

May 2, 2016 1:45 PM , , Interviews & Portraits

Twice a month, we shine a spotlight on our favourite chefs in the city. This time round it's one of the minds behind ayurvedic Schöneberg lunch spot Dabbawalla more

May 2, 2016 11:15 AM Food & Drink

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 Concerts & Parties

Italian-American chef, caterer and longtime Berliner Suzy Fracassa provides her take on American lunch classics at her Weserstraße "showroom" Stella. more

Apr 13, 2016 2:00 PM Food & Drink

What's going on in the wild world of Arabic cinema right now? Find out at the Arabic Film Festival in cinemas around the city starting April 6 and running through April 13. more

Apr 4, 2016 5:00 PM , Film

THE BOYS OF KOTTI SERIES! It takes a certain kind of character (and yes, apparently some testosterone) to stick it out around Kottbusser Tor. We talked to the bikers, shopkeepers, artists and punks who’ve made the Kiez their own. more

Apr 4, 2016 4:30 PM Interviews & Portraits

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Illustration by Agate Sasiuk

Our guide to four parallel universes around Berlin's most loved/hated square. more

Apr 4, 2016 2:00 PM , Interviews & Portraits

Twice a month, we shine a spotlight on our favourite chefs in the city. This time round it's English/Irish expat Michael Kavanagh, the man behind all-day brunch joint Crunch Kantine. more

Apr 1, 2016 12:00 PM Food & Drink

INTERVIEW! Former schoolmates Anna Vinarsky and Ferdinand von Kalm talk about food trends, what Germans should know about chipotle chili and most importantly, their Mexican restaurant Chupenga, more

Mar 15, 2016 1:00 PM Food & Drink

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