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Looking for a more tranquil setting to enjoy the last days of summer? The director of the Berlinische Galerie Thomas Köhler lets us in on his favourite Berlin summer hangouts. Read more

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INTERVIEW! Jewish Berlin-born author Max Czollek takes a German-centric look at how the country treats its Jews offering a novel if no less damning perspective beyond the current political discourse. Read more

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Film

INTERVIEW! Berlin-based filmmaker Carolina Hellsgård on her surprising female-focused international hit Endzeit and what drew her to the post-apocalyptic zombie genre script. Catch it in Berlin cinemas on Aug 22. Read more

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INTERVIEW! On Aug 22, Berlin's English-language lit journal "SAND" hosts SAND Open-Air, an evening of live readings on Tempelhofer Feld. We sat down with editor Jake Schneider to chat about the city's thriving non-German lit scene. Read more

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Director Nora Abdel-Maksoud delivers a side-splitting linguistic extravaganza striking at the heart of today's identity politics debate. Catch "The Sequel" at the Maxim Gorki Aug 24-25. Read more

Theatre & Dance

INTERVIEW! With a freshly released EP, Magic Island is floating between DIY dreamworld and pop perdition. You can hear "Warm Heaven" at Pop-Kultur (Aug 21-23) at Kulturbrauerei in a state-commissioned performance installation. Read more

Concerts & Parties

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There’s more to Berlin summer fun than the lakes – one of our insiders shares her favourite locations for a perfect holiday away from the tourist traps and wet crowds! Read more

Interviews & Portraits

From Drynuary to sober raves, Berliners are swearing off alcohol. Rachel Glassberg investigates the growing trend. Read more

Zeitgeist

Mitte’s new K.W.A serves a high-quality version of the ubiquitous Turkish-German street meat aka the döner. Is it worth ponying up €7 for it? Read more

Food & Drink

Running with a view

Luke Chapmann

Want to slip in a shotgun tour of Berlin’s sights before everybody else wakes up? "Go! Running Tours" start as early as 6am. And they're not the only ones offering informative sprints through town. Read more

Insider Tips

For those street-savvy perusers looking for a good find – in June another flea market hit Neukölln! Unlike its overcrowded competitors, NK Flohmarkt at Kranoldplatz gives you enough room to browse at leisure every other Sunday this summer. Read more

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Will the newly ruling Greens put an end to 12 years of creative utopia by the Spree? Read more

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In the summer of 1967, set against the backdrop of the Vietnam War, a young generation was making itself heard as around 100,000 of them flocked to San Francisco in a climax of the hippie movement. Catch it at PalaisPopulaire through Oct 28. Read more

Art & Exhibitions

In 1892, a group of rebel German painters, disillusioned by Berlin’s juried and failing exhibition circuit, decided to mount their own shows. They called themselves the Group of XI. Check out their work at the Bröhan Museum through Sep 15. Read more

Art & Exhibitions

For her second show at König Galerie, American artist Kathryn Andrews has created an installation mainly consisting of a seven-metre tall circus big top tent. Catch her exhibition before it's over on Aug 4. Read more

Art & Exhibitions

The small Schinkel Pavillon delivers on a big promise. Catch "Straying from the Line" before it ends on Jul 28. Read more

Art & Exhibitions

  • Running with a view

    Luke Chapmann

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