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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

Polska’s ‘The Demon’s Brain’ is a Demanding Audiovisual Wonder

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Time’s running out to see The Demon’s Brain, Agnieszka Polska’s video installation at the Hamburger Bahnhof (till the 3rd of March 2019)! I can still remember it vividly: those huge eyes and wide smile of a blazing sun, talking with a soothing voice. My first encounter with Polska’s work. She and three others were shortlisted for the … Read morePolska’s ‘The Demon’s Brain’ is a Demanding Audiovisual Wonder

BLY’s Tips at the Berlinale 2019 – And How to Buy Tickets

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It’s been an electric time at the 69th annual Berlinale. It’s Berlin’s iconic film festival, with pretentious showboaters and film journalists and hungry auteurs roaming through your favorite glittering modern jolt of horror, Potsdamer Platz, since roundabouts last week. For this writer, hopping from film to film with my cell phone on airplane mode has … Read moreBLY’s Tips at the Berlinale 2019 – And How to Buy Tickets

An Illustrated Children’s Book about Berlin Loneliness

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Keir Edmonds’ Mr. Flamingo Goes to Berlin sees a flamingo struggling to make friends and “fit” into our weirdo, oftentimes bleak city. Berlin can be a formidable place. The winters are long, the clouds tight overhead—a prison from the sun, from memories of anything bright and alive. And what’s more, if you’re an expat or … Read moreAn Illustrated Children’s Book about Berlin Loneliness

Rethink Your Xmas Gifts with Moabit’s Gütermarkt this Weekend

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Handmade gift stands, up-cycling Xmas workshops, interactive art installations, live music, food and much more. December 8-9 2018 at ZK/U, Siemensstrasse 27, 10551 Berlin, Germany GÜTERMARKT Xmas Special is the perfect place for you to prepare for the holiday season without falling into the overly tempting Xmas consumerist craze. Its ethos: hand-made and DIY gifts VS. online … Read moreRethink Your Xmas Gifts with Moabit’s Gütermarkt this Weekend

Alicja Kwade’s ENTITAS: Sculptures to Question Reality

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Berlin-based artist Alicja Kwade deconstructs time, space and the very fabric of the universe in her exhibition ENTITAS. Going up König Galerie’s concrete steps, surrounded with its cold walls and brutalist structure, always creates a kind of suspenseful build-up. The gallery was once St. Agnes, a church of the Christian faith; now, it operates as a … Read moreAlicja Kwade’s ENTITAS: Sculptures to Question Reality

Basics of Photography – An Intensive Weekend Workshop

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Interested in learning the basics of photography? Professional photographer Loris Rizzo is running a two-day workshop. ‘Basics of Photography’ is a two-day workshop for anyone wanting to learn the very basics of DSLR photography, with a special focus on shooting in Manual Mode, learning how to shape your photos to match exactly what you have … Read moreBasics of Photography – An Intensive Weekend Workshop

Historisches Berlin Shows You Berlin, Then and Now

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Who living in Berlin isn’t fascinated by the city’s past? With events such as the Berlin Wall still having an impact on the character of our city today, we constantly come into contact with reminders of the past during our day-to-day lives. Whether it’s the bump you feel as your cycle over the Mauerweg cobblestones or … Read moreHistorisches Berlin Shows You Berlin, Then and Now

Vintage Shopping in Berlin’s Unique Nooks and Crannies

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A particularly illuminating singer-songwriter, named, of all things, Kevin, once versed: “The past is a grotesque animal.” However, us and things, we must all move on. Which is why we turn to vintage: taking from the past, and finding new ways to beautify it. Here are some of my favorite vintage places in Berlin. Trash-Schick … Read moreVintage Shopping in Berlin’s Unique Nooks and Crannies

Opera for the Unwashed: Kiez Oper’s Händel

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Kiez Oper aims to convert Berlin’s clubbers into opera fans. After a few years’ hiatus, Kiez Oper is back performing a four-night run of Händel’s ‘Il trionfo del Tempo e del Disinganno’ (The Triumph of Time & Truth) at Alte Münze between 27th-30th June. The idea is simple: bring opera back to the people with … Read moreOpera for the Unwashed: Kiez Oper’s Händel

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