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Puppies are all the rage these days! And we don't mean canines... Just in time for the Easter fetish festivities, including the annual "puppy walk" on Easter Sunday, we're giving you a snapshot of the muzzle-wearing, tail-wagging scene. Read more

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A new and laid-back vegan-vegetarian café in Prenzlauer Berg offers delicious ravioli and great sandwiches at a decent price. Read more

Food & Drink

If you're homesick and craving some fluffy fries with Québécois cheese curds and gravy or you're just trying to have some really good maple-syrup-topped pancakes, then Chez Ojan is just the right place. Read more

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Fancy some fancy sweets? Reuterkiez' new "dessert" bar has you exquisitely covered, although it costs a pretty penny. Read more

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KitKatKlub, home of queer party Gegen, boasts not only four dancefloors but a swimming pool. Photo by Claudia Kent

We’ve rounded up hot trends, secret spots and some personal favourites to give you a night out you won’t find in the guidebooks. Read more

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Two young Arab insiders let us in on the not-always-rosy reality of fellow refugees’ integration in the Berlin club scene. Read more

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INTERVIEW! Two very different psychiatric patients escape from a mental institution and embark on a tragicomic road trip in Paolo Virzì's "Like Crazy". It opens in Berlin cinemas on December 29. Read more

Film

Rejoice, 2016 is almost over! Here are your options for taking shelter from the street carnage. Exberliner presents you with its guide of where to go for Silverster. Have a happy New Year! Read more

Concerts & Parties

OUT NOW! Sparks don't fly in ALLIED, the new, stylish World War II drama starring Brad Pitt and Marion Cotillard. Read more

Film

OUT NOW! Tom Ford's dark, dramatic offering NOCTURNAL ANIMALS is a pure, pitch-black delight. Read more

Film

Over 7000 people are homeless in Berlin, but there are a lot more without a proper home to go to on a cold winter night. We met some of them at one of the busiest homeless shelters in town. EXTRA: How you can (easily) help out the shelter. Read more

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Not been to the ballet yet? Why not start with its most accessible of all Christmas ballets... Playing at the Deutsche Oper, the Nacho Duato and Staatsballett’s new version of The Nutcracker is Berlin's most opulent yet. Read more

Theatre & Dance

INTERVIEW! In 2005 Olle Strandberg broke his neck during a somersault. With the exclellent "Underart: Ode to a Crash Landing" the Swedish circus director contemplates his own paralysis and recovery, on at Chamäleon through February. Read more

Theatre & Dance

The Akademie der Künste overwhelms us with death and despair in Uncertain States, but there may be hope for humanity yet. It's on through January 15. Read more

Art & Exhibitions

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What to do if you don’t fancy schlepping along Ku’damm in the run-up to Christmas? Three Berlin shopping start-ups claim to make gift buying simple… Read more

Start-ups

OUT NOW! THE UNKNOWN GIRL, despite it mostly being judged against Luc and Jean-Pierre Dardenne's previous film, stands enough on its own. Read more

Film

The country’s little-known colonial history in Africa is on display at German Colonialism, a new exhibition at the Deutsches Historisches Museum through May 2017. It may not hit all its marks perfectly, but is still worth the visit. Read more

Culture

Experimental sound artist Lucrecia Dalt hits the Heroines of Sound Festival (Dec 8-10 at HAU 2) with all-new music and maybe even a parallel universe on December 10. Read more

Concerts & Parties

Hans Torsten answers your questions on surviving and thriving in Berlin. Write to hanstorsten@exberliner.com. Read more

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Nightlife entrepreneurs tell their stories of surviving and thriving in the ever-evolving, ever-challenging club and bar business. Read more

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