issue 147

It seems the health-conscious folks with tattoos and ropy forearm muscles have moved out of the Bikram studios and into the city’s rock climbing gyms. And as of last September would-be boulderers have a spot in the south: Boulderklub Kreuzberg. Read more

Insider Tips

Hans-Torsten Richter answers your questions about surviving and thriving in Berlin. Write to Read more


In a city as hedonistic and godless as Berlin, the most subversive thing teens can do is hang out at mosques and churches. Is religion the new cool? Something to think about over the Easter holiday... Read more


With St. Patrick's Day on March 17, you may be looking for a wee bit o' Irish this weekend. If copious amounts of alcohol isn't your thing, take in the green on screen at Shebeen Flick, Mar 17-20 at Moviemento. Read more


INTERVIEW! Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker introduces Brian Eno to Shakespeare in latest work "Golden Hours (As You Like It)", coming to HAU Mar 19-21. Read more

Theatre & Dance

Starting with a bit of "Krieg" tonight, Mar 11, the Volksbühne launches seven premieres in seven weeks for its Schwarze Serie. Read more

Theatre & Dance

March seems to be the month for the Berliners with serious swing in their hips and nod to their heads. Here are four gigs where you can get your fix. Read more

Concerts & Parties

INTERVIEW! MaerzMusik, the Berliner Festspiele's celebration of new music, is coming Mar 11 (through 19)! Composer Bernhard Lang throws Schubert for a loop in "The Cold Trip" at the festival on Mar 13. Read more

Concerts & Parties

The 12th edition of Achtung Berlin is coming, but not for a while. Get caught up on the fest's history as we present 10 Days, 10 Achtung Films, a very special EXBlicks edition at Lichtblick Kino Mar 13-20. Read more


OUT NOW! Pablo Trapero paints a sexy, violent and slightly surreal picture of an Argentinian crime family after the fall of the military dictatorship in the 1980s. Read more


The experimental electronic musician and Wohnzimmerszene founder is a Berlinerin seeing the post-Mauerfall Berlin of the 1990s morph into something new. See her alongside Julia Kent at Roter Salon on Mar 7. Read more

Concerts & Parties

Pakistani American playwright Ayad Akhtar's phenomenally-written "Disgraced" hits Theater am Kurfürstendamm starting Mar 2. How did the Pulitzer prize-winning play pan out on stage in City West? Does it go off with a bang or is it disgraceful? Read more

Art & Exhibitions

The raw-vegan banner flies on at Rawtastic, a casual all-English-speaking Prenzlauer Berg bistro, where leaving hungry isn't an option. Get your raw fix with an abundance of burgers, pizzas and drinks. Read more

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