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The Syrian-born author speaks on Sep 17, 18:00 at Collegium Hungaricum Berlin. His talk on the impact of migration on mental health is one of our top picks. Read more

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The South Korean author talks on Sep 14, 21:00, at Collegium Hungaricum Berlin. Her debut novel "The Incendiaries" was a must-read, now she's one of our lit fest must-hears. Read more

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INTERVIEW! Scandal! Myth! Modernism! wraps up at the Bröhan Museum on Sep 15, its curator Anna Großkopf tells us more about Berlin's 19th century art rebels, the museum and upcoming shows. Read more

Interviews & Portraits

Don't miss the Nigerian writer's talk on Sep 13, 20:00, at HAU. Eloquent and engaging, she's one of our top events. Read more

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Last chance to see Space is the Place, through Sep 15 at Künstlerhaus Bethanien, a 23-artist exhibit drawing heavily on sci-fi themes with works ranging from big minimalist monochrome statements to those exploring a more hopeful side of the genre. Read more

Art & Exhibitions

Bawdy humour and swashbuckling choreography aplenty, a talented and energetic cast deliver a production that punches considerably above its weight. Catch it in German on Sep 11, 13, 14 and in English on Sep 12. Read more

Theatre & Dance

Charging e-scooters sounds like a good way to make some extra cash, we spoke to one insider to find out what the job's really like. Read more

Features

Enjoyed by many, despised by more and vilified by local media, e-scooters were the topic that dominated politics, news and Späti discussions this summer. Now with thousands of e-scooters on Berlin streets, here's how it all began. Read more

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Six e-facts about the new go-to transport for Berliners, from their role in women's emancipation, to whether they're really safer than bikes and if they are really an eco-friendly option. Read more

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The e-scooter revolution has landed in Berlin. With Lime clocking up 1M rides in just 11 weeks, Circ extending its reach and Voi set to unveil a second model, we decided to put Berlin's e-scooter brands to the test. Read more

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Opening Sep 11 through Sep 21, International Literature Festival Berlin is back with a record 220 guests and a packed programme of events taking over stages across the city. We take a look at this year’s lit trends. Read more

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INTERVIEW! Playing on Sep 12 at Festaal Kreuzberg as part of an upcoming tour for new album Ah! Quel Cinéma!, the timeless pop duo cranking out multilingual rock chansons since the 1990s explain their backwards approach. Read more

Interviews & Portraits

Kicking off Sep 11 through Sep 15, here’s our top five picks from the annual showcase of international contemporary art worth queuing for. Read more

Art & Exhibitions

Love the convenience of hopping on an e-scooter? Well it could land you on the wrong side of the law. With a lot of confusion about what the regulations are, we collect the five golden rules to scoot by to stay safe - and avoid a fine! Read more

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INTERVIEW! Ahead of the 25th Jewish Film Festival Berlin, the spirited brain behind it traces its unlikely history and explains how it evolved into one of Europe's leading Jewish film festivals. Catch the festival at various venues Sep 8-17. Read more

Interviews & Portraits

The polygenre music festival is back for its ninth year, this time for one day only on Saturday (Sep 7) featuring an extensive lineup of local up-and-comers and international acts. Catch it at the Volksbühne from 12:00. Read more

Concerts & Parties

Sleaford Mods or Muse? Amanda Palmer or Laura Jane Grace? September is fraught with agonising double bookings, here's a guide to help you make your choice. Read more

Concerts & Parties

A new season is kicking off on Berlin stages with a slew of big-name directors offering new takes on classical texts. Openings this month include Shakespear's "Lear" (Sep 8), Virginia Woolf's "Orlando" (Sep 5), Homer's "Odyssey" (Sep 12) and more. Read more

Theatre & Dance

Ahead of her performance at the Philharmonie with the BBC Symphony Orchestra, Dutch vocalist Nora Fischer reflects on occupying the netherworld between classical and pop music. Catch it on Sep 5. Read more

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