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Disneyfication or designing a sexy future by looking to the past? We explore the trend for a new form of historicism – modern buildings dressed up like long-gone architectural icons. Read more

History

Berlin journalist and author Florian Werner dedicated a whole book to the cultural history of faeces. We sat down to discuss his exploration of the “dark matter”. Read more

, History

The Gay Berliner’s very gay first decade in Berlin Read more

Zeitgeist

Rosa Lux reloaded! 100 years after Rosa Luxemburg's death, Exberliner rediscovers the vibrant woman and prophetic thinker behind the revolutionary Berlin icon, and what makes her inspiring for generations of women today. Out now! Read more

In the analogue spirit, we’ve rounded up the best new local reads for every naughty-or-nice Berliner on your Christmas gift list. Read more

Culture

Mauerpark hasn't always been a raucous circus of karaoke and impulsive buys. On your next visit, stop by the free photo exhibition about the history of the park on through Aug 30 and don't end the summer without having learned something. Read more

Insider Tips

With CSD and KCSD coming up (Jun 27), glitter and gaiety will be out on the streets in full force, but Berlin has always been ahead of the queer curve. Here's a timeline of the LGBTQ rights movement in gay ol' Berlin. Read more

Zeitgeist

Don't miss the next EXBlicks screening of B-Movie: Lust and Sound in West Berlin 1979-1989. Immerse yourself in its wild underground with scene-savant Mark Reeder, the directors, and a glass of wine on Sat, May 30 at 20:15 at Lichtblick Kino. Read more

Film

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. Read more

Interviews & Portraits

This week marks 100 years since the outbreak of WWI and with this, an unlikely, very British story has risen to the surface. By what is now the Olympiastadion in Ruhlebahn, was once home to the most unlikely of WWI POWs and expats... Read more

Features

Achtung Berlin celebrates a decade of cinema born out of the melting pot that was the re-unified Hauptstadt: a snap shot back to 1990s in Berlin. Catch during Achtung Berlin Apr 10-16. Read more

Film

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