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INTERVIEW! Vicky Truong set up We Are Not Same Same, happening November 17 and 18 at Neukölln's Studio Chérie, to address the fact that Asians are not all "same same". People of Asian descent, friends and allies are invited to discuss diversity. Read more

Culture

INTERVIEW! Presented in conjunction with Soundwatch on November 13 at Lichtblick Kino, catch the Berlin premiere of a snazzy travelogue about electronic music across Africa. Read more

Film

INTERVIEW! Online digital culture mag Berliner Gazette is tackling questions of AI at its annual conference, this year called "Ambient Revolts" (Nov 8-10 at ZK/U). We talked to editor-in-chief Magdalena Taube ahead of the conference. Read more

Interviews & Portraits

Johanna Perret and Tutia Schaad showed their third collection in Berlin in January 2011, but they have already been hailed as the design duo to watch by press and international buyers alike. Read more

Interviews & Portraits

Maciej Cieslak, record label impresario and progressive punk and his partner, Natalia Fiedorczuk, chat about making music in a communist world, booze and who actually cares about the Polish scene. Read more

Concerts & Parties

INTERVIEW: Michael Gira gives us a tour of his younger days, from work to hitchhiking to prison, and a taste of the wild times of Swans during stays in Berlin. He may be dark, but he's not scum! Read more

Concerts & Parties

A chat with... Fairmont. Berlin-based since 2003, Jeff Fairley has been a hot commodity since his 2005 single "Gazebo" dropped. On December 8, he performs at Watergate with Sascha Funke and more. Read more

Concerts & Parties

Mexico hits Berlin on December 4 as part of the Worldtronics Festival. The head honcho of the bumbumbox street parties that happen throughout Latin America, Matias Aguayo, chats with us about life all over the world. Read more

Concerts & Parties

Nir de Volff‘s Picnics, Weddings and Funerals is a unique take on ritual and you can taste his new meal beginning December 2. We spoke with de Volff about Berlin, weddings and making hamburgers out of life. Read more

Theatre & Dance 1 Comments

A chat with... historian Thomas Kuehne. Let's face it, people are beauty nuts! Even those that resist or reject it make their own. Kuehne deconstructs the complex and somewhat sinister face of modern beauty. Read more

Zeitgeist

Giant Sand's frontman sits down with us to talk about sleeping too much, Canada's cold weather and what connection he draws between Jim Morrison and José Feliciano. Read more

Concerts & Parties

A chat with... actor Mark Ruffalo. One of the most lovable actors in modern cinema talks to us about his new film, The Kids Are All Right – and the pro-family message in it vs. assumptions about a traditional public. Read more

Film

A chat with... THOMAS STRUTH. The versatile, famed German photographer goes to the far sides of the planet to bring something to his newest exhibition in Berlin. Read more

Art & Exhibitions

Hardline politics and an urge to take the piss with their wicked sense of humor made Crass legends. Now the most visible member of the band is taking the songs on the road again. Read more

Concerts & Parties

Hasenheide – drugged out danger zone or an eclectic neighborhood institution? Rebhan's documentary dispels the myths of Hasenheide. Read more

Film

ON STAGE THIS FRIDAY! Avant-gardists extraordinaire - and Lou Reed/Whitehouse collabortors - Zeitkratzer prepare to play their "Volksmusik" at the open-air Wassermusik Festival. Read more

The wunderkind of "glo-fi" - who's playing at Comet Club on Thursday - talks about washed-out music, viral marketing, the Memory Man... and those big, big glasses. Read more

Concerts & Parties 1 Comments

Rich Rubin’s Hooray For Hollywood is one of five finalists in the English Theatre Berlin’s inaugural 10-minute-play competition, about “English in German daily life”. Read more

This week, the cult avant-metal trio Caspar Brötzmann Massaker has reformed for the first time in a decade: "We are back." What happens next? Read more

Concerts & Parties

“An undiscovered revolution” is how Berlin’s Balkan Wave pioneer, musician/filmmaker Ivana Stancheva, describes herself. She's also one of the city's last diehard communists. Read more

Film

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