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Charlottenburg is back! In our new issue, we take a look at the neighbourhood's glory days and its burgeoning future, and give you plenty of (old and new) reasons to head West. Plus all the culture and food coverage you know and love – and much more! more

Sep 28, 2017 12:00 PM Features

Dan Borden on how the East and West destroyed a pair of Karl Friedrich Schinkel’s masterpieces. more

Mar 16, 2017 1:45 PM Zeitgeist

Berlinale Blog: Raoul Peck makes time

Veteran Haitian director Raoul Peck, who has two movies at this year's festival, took some time to talk to the Berlinale Talents. And got all nostalgic about street communism in 1980s West Berlin. more

Feb 17, 2017 2:00 PM The Berlinale Blog

Berlin was as busy as ever in 2015, and 11 issues of Exberliner have the proof. Among all our stories, these are the ones that stood out. Read our list and see if you agree. Is there something we missed? Let us know your faves in the comments. more

Jan 6, 2016 2:00 PM Features

At 55, NENA has remained Germany’s queen of pop, probably the most recognisable German musician to this day. We chatted with her about her new album Oldschool, punk attitude, SO36 in the 1980s and much more. more

Jul 7, 2015 11:00 AM Interviews & Portraits 4 Comments

Berlin is gay! Need proof? Look no further than the silver screen. With the 10th XPosed International Queer Film Festival kicking off on Thu, May 21 at Moviemento, we outline just how the city got that rep. more

May 20, 2015 2:00 PM Film

While City West lacks the infamy of its Wild counterpart, Maggie recently found a small getaway with a similar – albeit richer – air. more

Jul 29, 2014 3:00 PM Opinion 1 Comments

The Bowie exhibition at Gropius-Bau is still shaking stardust over town. But what about the Germans? Here's how Bowie's legendary stay aided the burgeoning collision of queer and punk in 1970s West Berlin. more

Jun 23, 2014 3:00 PM Concerts & Parties

Before Dr. Dot, before Dr. Schlong (remember him?), Exberliner's resident sexpert was none other than gay crusader Dan Savage. But we're not Savage's only Berlin connection: he spent his mid-twenties here, when West Berlin became just Berlin. more

Aug 7, 2013 3:00 PM Interviews & Portraits

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