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INTERVIEW! Out today (Dec 12), the foot-stompingly good "Wild Rose" follows an aspiring Glaswegian country singer balancing her dreams with her harsh reality. Its director Tom Harper talks comparisons to "A Star Is Born", Glasgow and Julie Walters! Read more

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INTERVIEW! Mies van der Rohe Haus, an often overlooked gem of Bauhaus architecture, was rescued from a state of almost total disrepair during East German rule by its curator Wita Noack. She tells us about the masterpiece of modernist design. Read more

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INTERVIEW! Ahead of their long-awaited Berlin debut at Kreuzberg's Gretchen on Dec 11, Oso Leone's Xavier Marin talks creative island retreats, losing track of reality and bringing their new visceral album "Gallery Love" to the stage. Plus playlist! Read more

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INTERVIEW! Fresh off the stage from her Disruption Network Lab talk this weekend, research artist Joana Moll's latest work investigates how online companies are using us for free labour and energy. She tells us more about how we're being exploited. Read more

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Food special! From sustainable restaurants to local farms, from Japanese haute cuisine to 2019's big shifts on the delivery market: we survey the year's trends, check out museum cafés, meet foodie influencers and recommend tasty gifts. Out now! Read more

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INTERVIEW! After nearly 50 years in the making, Aretha Franklin music documentary "Amazing Grace" is out in Berlin cinemas today. Director Alan Elliott talks the Queen of Soul and how he resurrected the "lost" feature. Read more

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INTERVIEW! Ahead of their sex-positive lesbian rave at ://about blank on Dec 1, we caught up with WET to hear more about the party and why it's important for gay women to have a space to share their lust with pride. Plus playlist! Read more

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INTERVIEW! This month has seen countless events exploring Berlin's divided past. But the GDR lives on - in our Ossi neighbours! Meet Siegfried Strehlow. He tells his plucky escape, daring rescue tunnel, Stasi-monitored romance, and more. Read more

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INTERVIEW! We caught up with Belgian director Anne-Cécile Vandalem ahead of her world-premiere of "Die Anderen" at the Schaubühne on Nov 28-29, a suspenseful thriller about a refugee stranded in a suspicious village. Read more

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INTERVIEW! Ahead of the Berlin release for "My Zoe" on Nov 14, writer, director and actress Julie Delpy talks the difficulty of being a radical female filmmaker in Hollywood, steering clear of melodrama and why she likes people who go against fate. Read more

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INTERVIEW! Ahead of KOKOKO!'s show at Berghain on Nov 14, the band's Xavier Thomas aka Débruit talks the spirit of Kinshasa’s party music, defying genre and performing at the iconic Berlin club. Read more

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INTERVIEW! With the much anticipated coming-of-age teen comedy "Booksmart" hitting Berlin cinemas on Nov 14, its lead actress opens up about making a film for the current generation, playing a queer character and living with her onscreen BFF. Read more

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INTERVIEW! Playing at Säälchen on Nov 12, Brittney Denise Parks aka Sudan Archives talks her new album "Athena", expressing her roots in music, embracing change and her recent meteoric rise as an artist. Read more

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INTERVIEW! Ahead of his two new Koenig Galerie shows opening Nov 9 and 10, we met the painter and epitome of a Berlin artist at his studio to chat politics, partying and painting away his GDR childhood nightmares. Read more

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INTERVIEW! With a last chance to see French installation artist Laure Prouvost's "In Reflection We Rest" at Kreuzberg's Carlier | Gebauer (through Nov 9), we met Prouvost to talk Venice Biennale, relaxation, boobs and working with her grandmother. Read more

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Thirty years after the Fall of the Wall, what's left of the GDR? We speak to our Ossi neighbours, find the best spots to live the East Berlin life today - and the design, fashion and football icons that have survived the Wende! Out now! Read more

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INTERVIEW! Ahead of his show on Oct 24 at Funkhaus, Scott Morgan aka Loscil talks his latest album "Equivalents", contrasting computer-driven music with nature and how his native Vancouver inspires his eerie soundscapes. Read more

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Embodying the Korean motto passed down by his parents, hard work pays off, lawyer and soon to be first Korean-German notary Dr. Chung-Hun aka Chuna Kim is balancing his bicultural values with the new life outlook he acquired in Berlin. Read more

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INTERVIEW! We caught producer Max Cooper before his show at Silent Green Kulturquartier on Oct 23 to chat about the beauty of nature, visualising the infinite and why it's the human condition to always be yearning for more. Read more

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Known among her golf mates as 'Lady Han', the mother-of-two left Seoul in an ocean of tears in 1970 to work as a nurse in Berlin's understaffed hospitals. Now retired, Han tells us her surprising Berlin life story and why she's here to stay. Read more

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