Rachel Glassberg

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

Oct 19, 2016 4:15 PM Music & nightlife

OUT NOW! Don't get feeling all nostalgic, INDEPENDENCE DAY: RESURGENCE has none of the charm of its predecessor. more

Jul 7, 2016 10:00 AM Film

Tonight, on super-short notice, shouty and literate Manchester post-punkers The Fall play their first Berlin gig in six years. We spoke to their legendary frontman in advance of his show at White Trash Fast Food. more

Mar 12, 2016 3:00 PM Music & nightlife

INTERVIEW. Look to the stars! And the classics! Native Berliner and renowned orchestra conductor André de Ridder leads Berlin’s Stargaze ensemble in a boundary-busting weekend at the Volksbühne, Dec 11-13. more

Dec 9, 2015 12:00 PM Music & nightlife

There's so much indie-emotion going on in November and no way to take it all in. Well, we're here to help you sort through your scheduling crisis by presenting our guide to the month's most heart-wrenching double-bookings. more

Nov 2, 2015 12:00 PM Music & nightlife

Can you safely walk through the streets of Neukölln wearing a kippa? How much anti-Semitic crime is there in Berlin? In our October issue, we tackled the debate over the "new" anti-Semitism and its effect on the Jewish and Muslim communities. more

Oct 27, 2015 2:40 PM , Zeitgeist 1 Comments

OUT NOW! The film adaptation of the best-selling novel ER IST WIEDER DA (Look Who's Back) uses a time-travelling Hitler to poke fun at real, live Germans, but its one-joke premise gets old, fast. more

Oct 9, 2015 11:45 AM Film 2 Comments

Make sure to put on a silly hat, and go for a day, or week, at the races! The 102-year-old Mariendorf Trabrennbahn hosts Derby Week going on from Jul 24-Aug 2. But the track alone is worth the trip. more

Jul 21, 2015 12:30 PM Culture

There's no need to leave town to get the most out of festival season. Whether you're into antifolk, hardcore techno, feminist electro, or Italian-disco, we've rounded up the best of Berlin festivals this summer. more

Jul 1, 2015 1:15 PM Music & nightlife

Berlin finally gets its music show for the Youtube age: The One-Hit Parade. Catch performances and interviews from some of Exberliner's favourite acts in Martin Hossbach's new video series – streaming online now! more

Mar 10, 2015 12:00 PM Music & nightlife

INTERVIEW. Founded by Berliner/New Yorker pair Jonathan Jarzyna and JJ Weihl, Berlin band Fenster has only been playing together for a few years, but they've already been signed by Morr Music and released a second album in 2014. more

Mar 5, 2015 12:15 PM Music & nightlife

Foodsharing: utopian community of reformed dumpster-divers, or stress-inducing exercise for the broke, unhygenic and/or friendless? We tried it out for ourselves... more

Feb 5, 2015 3:30 PM Zeitgeist

Where are the celebrities clubbing during this year's Berlinale? It ain't necessarily Berghain. Read our cautionary tale from January's "Rich in Berlin" issue to find out how the other half parties. more

Feb 4, 2015 2:30 PM Music & nightlife 2 Comments

The dream of the 1990s is alive on Mehringdamm – not that it ever died for Zinefest, whose fourth incarnation takes place Nov 8-9. The queer- and feminist-friendly shindig turns Kreuzberg’s Hinterhof-located SFE space into a DIY paradise. more

Nov 4, 2014 12:40 PM The Best of Berlin 1 Comments

German music copyright law seems to be screwing up the whole vibe of Berlin's live music scene, so here's a rocket-speed tour through through the confusing web in which our musicians are caught in. more

Oct 21, 2014 12:50 PM Music & nightlife

You might only know GEMA as the bastards who block Youtube (still!) but for Berlin's indie musicians and small venue owners, the music royalty organisation is a real point of contention. Learn more at Music Pool Berlin's workshop on Oct 23. more

Oct 21, 2014 12:30 PM Music & nightlife 2 Comments

OUT NOW! THE GIVER, a watered-down film adaptation of the beloved children's novel about an emotionless world, is no trip down memory lane for viewers. more

Oct 2, 2014 1:30 PM Film

Behind today’s ‘free and open’ internet lie shadowy firms who have made your data their business – many of them based in Berlin. more

Sep 30, 2014 1:15 PM , Zeitgeist 1 Comments

Respect, admiration or cultural appropriation? A visit to Brandenburg’s Wild West theme park raises questions about Germany’s ‘special’ relationship with Native Americans. Rachel Glassberg investigates. more

Jul 29, 2014 12:45 PM People 2 Comments

Summer is sizzling so why shouldn't your love life be too? With these handy apps you can swipe, tap and ogle your way to true love or if that's not your style... a hot, sticky one night fling. more

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