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JazzKorea takes over stages across Berlin kicking off Nov 14 through Nov 17 with an eclectic mix of nascent South Korean musicians. The line-up showcases a breadth of styles and aims to open listeners to different forms. Here's our top picks. Read more

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Thirty years after the Fall of the Wall, what's left of the GDR? We speak to our Ossi neighbours, find the best spots to live the East Berlin life today - and the design, fashion and football icons that have survived the Wende! Out now! Read more

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The annual Xjazz festival offers a contemporary look at the genre’s legacy. Catch it May 8-12 at various venues in Kreuzberg 61. Read more

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Take a spring trip – in Berlin! We've rounded up some of the best local getaways including a riviera walk, island hopping, time travel, kitsch excursions, intercultural wedding crashing and much more! Out now! Read more

Apart from a focus on Chicago and Europe, US guitarist Mary Halvorson shapes this year’s Jazzfest as its artist in residence. Read more

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Prenzlauer Berg’s newest wine bar Rhinoçéros makes for a sophisticated evening spot with a rotating selection of wine and some jazzy accompaniment. On Wednesdays and Thursdays the volume gets turned up for special listening sessions. Read more

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Ready for a world of jazz? From the genre's roots in the US to its far-flung offshoot in Norway, Jazzfest gathers 150 musicians at the Festspiele, A-Trane and Lido to celebrate its 54th edition (Oct 31-Nov 5). Read more

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Berliner Festspiele's Jazzfest is kicking off Tue, Oct 31, but for those who don't know, Charlottenburg used to be the epicentre of jazz in Berlin... and today, a trio of venues sustain the scene in their own unique ways. Read more

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INTERVIEW. Israeli-born Ofrin breaks from her old style and experiments with electronics for her fourth album Ore. She’ll be throwing a record release party at Roter Salon on Sun, May 8, a week before follow-up Ore officially drops. Read more

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From Jan 20-24 Deutschlandradio and RBB’s Ultraschall Festival brings together great minds and musicians for five days of boundary-pushing contemporary classical in venues across the city. Read more

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From David Bowie to Kendrick Lamar, this year's Jazzfest isn't for fuddy-duddies. Read our preview and then catch the fest Nov 5-8 at Haus der Berliner Festspiele. Read more

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INTERVIEW. Jazzfest Berlin is 50. Involved since year three, Alexander von Schlippenbach shares his unique insight into the events and people who have set the tone for one of Europe's oldest jazz festivals. Oct 30-Nov 2, Haus der Berliner Festspiele. Read more

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