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Rachel Glassberg

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

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A crustacean invasion has put ultra-local, ultra-sustainable shellfish on the menu and created a media feeding frenzy. But will Berliners bite? Read more

Food & Drink

Her characters are as deutsch as it gets, but TV actress Cristina do Rego hasn’t forgotten her roots. Read more

Interviews & Portraits

Intersectional feminism has hit the Berlin music scene! With the We Make Waves festival and conference on the horizon (Nov 9-11), we looked at initiatives that support female musicians and DJs while inviting other marginalised groups to the party. Read more

Culture

INTERVIEW! The art megastar and curator of the second Festival of Future Nows at Hamburger Bahnhof (Sep 14-17) invited us for a chat about his most personal project and a rare tour of his art studio/start-up factory... Read more

Art & Exhibitions

INTERVIEW! Hometown duo Gurr talk about tour tribulations and give us their best summer tips. You can catch them first at this weekend's Yo! Sissy festival (Jul 28-29) at Festsaal Kreuzberg and at Pure & Crafted in August. Read more

Concerts & Parties

Tweaker Nazis, Brandenburg beaches, Weimar satire and happy endings: these summer reads will teach you everything you wanted to know about Berlin, and a few things you didn’t. Read more

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Last year, fashion blogger David Kurt Karl Roth took the piss out of Berlin's most infamous club with a fake online shop. One legal injunction later, he's trying again. Check out his Berghain merch and take a Sven selfie from July 12-16. Read more

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Festival season has begun! Find your niche with our rundown of all the boutique fests going on in Berlin and Brandenburg through July and August. Read more

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INTERVIEW! Director Marvin Kren gives us the lowdown on new series "4 Blocks", which delves into the Kurdish-Lebanese mob scene and premieres onTNT May 8, at 21:00 (in German). Read more

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Neukölln’s “Arab street” has become a destination for the Syrian community – and a potential goldmine for refugee entrepreneurs selling their countrymen a taste of home. But it isn't always easy being the new kids on the block. Read more

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With the three-day Country Music Meeting coming up this weekend (Feb 3-5) at Fontane Haus in Reinickendorf, read about our visit to organiser Frank Lange's American Western Saloon, the last bastion of Berlin's country scene. Read more

Interviews & Portraits

INTERVIEW. Hyper-literate Norwegian musician Hval takes on menstruation and vampirism in latest album "Blood Bitch". She brings her mix of experimental pop, performance art and feminist body horror to Berghain Kantine on Oct 26. Read more

Concerts & Parties

OUT NOW! Don't get feeling all nostalgic, INDEPENDENCE DAY: RESURGENCE has none of the charm of its predecessor. Read more

Film

Tonight, on super-short notice, shouty and literate Manchester post-punkers The Fall play their first Berlin gig in six years. We spoke to their legendary frontman in advance of his show at White Trash Fast Food. Read more

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INTERVIEW. Look to the stars! And the classics! Native Berliner and renowned orchestra conductor André de Ridder leads Berlin’s Stargaze ensemble in a boundary-busting weekend at the Volksbühne, Dec 11-13. Read more

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There's so much indie-emotion going on in November and no way to take it all in. Well, we're here to help you sort through your scheduling crisis by presenting our guide to the month's most heart-wrenching double-bookings. Read more

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Can you safely walk through the streets of Neukölln wearing a kippa? How much anti-Semitic crime is there in Berlin? In our October issue, we tackled the debate over the "new" anti-Semitism and its effect on the Jewish and Muslim communities. Read more

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OUT NOW! The film adaptation of the best-selling novel ER IST WIEDER DA (Look Who's Back) uses a time-travelling Hitler to poke fun at real, live Germans, but its one-joke premise gets old, fast. Read more

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Make sure to put on a silly hat, and go for a day, or week, at the races! The 102-year-old Mariendorf Trabrennbahn hosts Derby Week going on from Jul 24-Aug 2. But the track alone is worth the trip. Read more

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