issue 123

The weather's gotten warmer surprisingly fast. But you're still not ready to peel off that final layer. There's work to be done first. How will you get pumped for summer? Read more

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With a 45-year career as a press photographer for the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung behind her, and a multi-award-winning oeuvre to show for it, Klemm is no ordinary photojournalist. Don't miss her retrospective at Martin-Gropius-Bau through Mar 9. Read more

Art & Exhibitions

Deep in Lichtenberg is Tierheim Berlin, Europe's largest animal shelter, the home base for many homeless furry ones. Hosting a large animal shelter is not cheap, but there's more than one way to help support them. Read more

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It’s been over two months since the new government coalition between the CDU and the SPD formed. And 11 months from now we’re going to see one of the effects: an €8.50 minimum wage. But will the new law change anything? Particularly for expats? Read more


Hans-Torsten Richter answers your questions about surviving and thriving in Berlin, like why you can't call for a Kurzstrecke-cab or how to go from subletter to main renter. Read more


There may not be ass-slapping anymore, but behind Berlin's seemingly progressive tech scene is a casually misogynist "old boy's club" culture. The geekettes spill all. Read more

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Just from looking at the restaurant's name, little would you know that Sauerkraut in Mitte not only serves good ol' original German Speise but also American-style dishes (and fusion!) on their meaty menu. Read more

Food & Drink

You may have already caught a glimpse of Løv Organic’s minimalist bird logo at various third-wave cafes around town. As of late November, the organic tea label has set up shop on Münzstraße. The French label is all-around bio for your cup. Read more

Insider Tips

OUT NOW. Very much a hot topic in Germany, LAND IN SICHT documents the plight of asylum through four seekers. Read more


Vegan cuisine might still be on its way to full form, but chef Björn Moschinski levels up the vegan dining experience at his restaurant Mio Matto serving amazing Italian dishes and a great view of Berlin. Read more

Food & Drink

The girl from Bahnhof Zoo is now far from a child – and unlikely to be spotted in Charlottenburg, either. She published her follow-up memoir last October, but the English translation is still pending. Here’s an exclusive look at the book and woman. Read more

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INTERVIEW. Working with such varied talents as Michael Winslow and Blixa Bargeld, sound artist Uriarte's works this time with a typewriter. New Blain Southern show Analog features him among seven others sound artists through Feb 1. Read more

Art & Exhibitions

INTERVIEW! Once-upon-a-Berliner Stephen Malkmus waxes poetic and nostalgic about P'Berg and Portland with D. Strauss. Flip your wig for his temporary home homecoming on Mon, Jan 27 at Postbahnhof. Read more

Concerts & Parties

OUT NOW! The big guns and biker fights in HOMEFRONT are just enough to keep you hooked. Read more


OUT NOW! Steve McQueen continues to show a skillful hand while dealing with heavy themes in 12 YEARS A SLAVE. Read more


OUT NOW! CRULIC is a poignant political and aesthetic telling of a man who died on hunger strike in prison. Read more


OUT NOW. A TOUCH OF SIN portrays the complex intertwining of four people's lives in the city of Chongqing. Read more


INTERVIEW. Celebrated Australian director Benedict Andrews makes a change from theatre to opera this time – and quotes David Lynch. His staging of "The Fiery Angel" opens during the Prokofiev Week at Komische Oper on Jan 19. Read more

Theatre & Dance

OUT NOW! Stefan Ruzowitzky's looks into the psyche of the mass murderers saying yes to killing through docudrama DAS RADIKAL BÖSE. Read more


Hungry freaks and gory disco skulls, the ambassadors of a city and a subculture, peer out of vibrantly coloured posters. Through symbolic illustration, the Greek-German artist creates faces that tell stories. He's January's artist to watch. Read more

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