My perfect Berlin weekend

From Gastarbeiter to expats, from Kbeauty to Kpop: Welcome to Berlin's Korea town! Meet the Haupstadt's Korean nurses and notaries, the jet setting creatives and kimchi royalty, find out where to get your Korean food, film, fashion and more. Out now! Read more


Berlin is scooting towards the e-revolution – or is it? EXB investigates how the "Verkehrswende" is coming along. Also in this issue: e-scooters tested, the local skating scene revisited and September's book, film and art fests previewed! Out now! Read more

This summer, EXB is taking you off the beaten track with insiders' hangout tips, hot Berlin debut novels, a trip to a Kurdish village full of Berliners, Max Czollek's original take on how Germany is really treating Jews and much more! Out now! Read more

What does artist Luis Diego Cabezas get up to on the weekend when he's not exhibiting? Here's his perfect Berlin weekend. Read more

Interviews & Portraits

Chad Matheny moved to Berlin with his music project Emperor X in 2013. He also co-manages scrappy Neukölln jazz Kneipe Donau115. Read more

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Aside from being the head of Berlinale's Panorama section since 1992 and initiator of the festival's Teddy Award, Wieland Speck is the director of EXBlicks selection Escape to Life. Read more

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Herrmann is the director behind arthouse debut feature Liebmann, screening December 6, 19:30, at Lichtblick Kino as part of our series on Berlin women filmmakers. Don't miss the premiere with English subs – and a Q&A with woman herself. Read more

What's On

Gabriel S. Moses is a sequential artist and graphic novelist. Catch his talk at the "A Game Of You" conference at Bethanien on Aug 8, or see his work at the "Facts & Fiction" exhibition in Lenbachaus through September 13. Read more

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Viral video star Stephen Paul Taylor (SPT) plays synth-pop on Berlin’s streets and beyond. His EP release party (Single And Seventeen) is at Klunkerkranich on August 1. Read more

Concerts & Parties

Lúcia Vicente is a vintage blogger, cupcake baker, DJ and vaudeville performer. Her show Berliner Luft – It’s in the Air will premiere this fall. Read more


Jürgen R. Weber is the director and composer of the upcoming zombie opera What the Fuck. The Hamburg-born Berliner will shoot his first feature film Open Wound in spring 2014, God and crowdfunding willing. Read more

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Pascal Feucher is the owner of the buzzed-about Urban Spree, a cultural and (re)creative space focussed on urban cultures that hosts a number of events. Read more

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The director of the Berlinale since 2001, Dieter Kosslick is the ultimate food and film connoisseur: in 2006, he started the festival’s “Culinary Cinema” section. Read more

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INTERVIEW: If the world was ending, here’s how Berlin nightlife staple and La Mission member DJ Beaner would spend one last weekend in Berlin... Read more

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Punk rocker Johnny Bottrop puts a middle finger up to the Mayans and goes on one final rampage through the streets of Berlin. His band The Bottrops' end of the world survival party 'WELTUNTERGANG ABSCHAFFEN!' takes over SO36 on Dec 21. Read more

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Lyon-born photographer Maxime Ballesteros certainly knows Berlin, having captured the city's every corner and facet through his lens. Here he describes just how he would spend his ideal weekend. Read more

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After seven years heading up the playwriting section, Cologne native Yvonne Büdenhölzer steps to the fore as artistic director for this year’s edition of Berlin’s preeminent Theatertreffen festival. Here, she describes her ideal weekend in the city. Read more

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Ten years on and it’s finally time for a peek into the ideal weekend of our fearless leader, polyglot editor-in-chief Nadja Vancauwenberghe. Read more

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