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Berlin Burlesque Week 2019 Off to a Titillating Start at Ballhaus

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Berlin Burlesque Week 2019: seven days that rejoice in the strange beauty of bodies, evoking a message of flirtation and power with strip-tease and frenetic beats and sparkling costumes.  The week ahead — Germany’s largest-ever burlesque event — offers an array of performances all over the city — with themes like circus and gender-bending, comedic … Read moreBerlin Burlesque Week 2019 Off to a Titillating Start at Ballhaus

Berlin’s Urban Sports Club: One Membership, Up to 970 Venues

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Urban Sports Club caters to the ever-curious mind of us Berliners — and pays us back with hot bods and vibrant minds.  Berlin isn’t awash with health-nuttery. We sputter cigarette smoke from cracked lips, cut our waists tinier with substances. Our organs blob around in beer-y goop. And despite our best intentions, as we dive … Read moreBerlin’s Urban Sports Club: One Membership, Up to 970 Venues

Poetry Brothel is a Sex-Witch-Fantasy for You Literary Types

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Sexy witches. Provocative poetry. May 18th’s Poetry Brothel at Wedding’s Lotusloft. Saturday, May 18th offers a particularly wild take on art, poetry, and seduction with the next rendition of Poetry Brothel. It yanks poetry from bad Tinder bios and sadly-written journal entries and fuels it into the “lush interior of the Lotus Loft,” with the … Read morePoetry Brothel is a Sex-Witch-Fantasy for You Literary Types

Metronomy Really Is Forever: Free Ticket Giveaway!

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Metronomy boasts their ceaseless love for wildly catchy pop at Columbiahalle on October 24. A multi-decade love affair—nay, commitment—to the simple joy of pure pop. Sixth album Metronomy Forever! is Metronomy in their mid-to-late-30s—a Metronomy with a far different set of responsibilities, and thus song topics, than 2008’s Nights Out, or 2011’s indie darling, English Riviera. … Read moreMetronomy Really Is Forever: Free Ticket Giveaway!

Blissful Acid Dreams with Moon Duo on October 21

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Monday, October 21, Digital in Berlin brings Moon Duo to Volksbühne for a night of blissed-out psychedelia. Buy tickets to the event here. Moon Duo is Ripley Johnson and Sanae Yamada, a 2009-born project out of Portland, Oregon. Since then, they’ve released seven full-length albums, with one of them—2011’s widely acclaimed Mazes, mixed in Berlin. Their … Read moreBlissful Acid Dreams with Moon Duo on October 21

Alex Cameron to Rule Berlin from Festsaal to Loophole Afterparty for One Night Only

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Shameless/Limitless presents: Alex Cameron at Festsaal, before a wild Afterparty DJ set at Loophole. Sydney-native Alex Cameron is a storyteller: crafting up strange personalities based on failing showmen, deadbeat parents, alpha males lurking through bars and demanding worship. He’s squeezing something else out of music—and it sizzles with attitude. On his recent album, “Miami Memory,” … Read moreAlex Cameron to Rule Berlin from Festsaal to Loophole Afterparty for One Night Only

Chastity Belt Soundtracks Your Berlin-Born Existential Dread @ Frannz Club Oct. 6

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A melancholic and existential Chastity Belt brings a lush new self-titled to Frannz Club on October 6. Chastity Belt is the quintessential story of growing up–and discovering just how meaningless that is. NPR First Listen released Chastity Belt’s second album, Time to Go Home, the day after my arrival to Berlin back in 2015, linking up (in … Read moreChastity Belt Soundtracks Your Berlin-Born Existential Dread @ Frannz Club Oct. 6

Berlin’s First Film Event for Women in Sci-Fi

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The Women in Sci-Fi Spectacular is Berlin’s first film event for women in sci-fi, held at b-ware! Ladenkino on August 17 and 18, 2019.  Final Girls Film Fest is a powerful force in this ever-important fight toward the creation of spaces for female voices in the art world. Now preparing for its fifth consecutive festival … Read moreBerlin’s First Film Event for Women in Sci-Fi

Jackie Charles’ Corners of Berlin: Funeral Parlor Teddy Bears and Rooftop Forestry

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Recently, us at Berlin Loves You have posed a rather experimental, almost personality-type question: “What is your favorite corner of Berlin?” And the answers have been as varied and interesting as the people behind them. Swedish artist Sandra finds time for reflection river-side at Freischwimmer, whilst author, playwright, and musician Robert Farrar speaks of dive … Read moreJackie Charles’ Corners of Berlin: Funeral Parlor Teddy Bears and Rooftop Forestry

RAYS & Nunofyrbeeswax: Idiosyncratic Indie at Internet Explorer

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Puschen presents RAYS and Nunofyrbeeswax this Thursday, July 11, at Internet Explorer. Oakland’s RAYS tour their second album, You Can Get There From Here, yanking their once-scrappy post-punk vibes toward more refined, harmonious jangles, which dance from hook to hook. It’s low-fi and idiosyncratic and straight-up cool, perfect for the dank and frenetic world of … Read moreRAYS & Nunofyrbeeswax: Idiosyncratic Indie at Internet Explorer