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February 2016

  • by Maria Santos, 29 Feb 2016
    We can now officilly say that the art hangover was totally worth it. Our Madrid adventure probably turned out more intense (and wet) than expected, but we feel lucky to have been able to see a good deal of  galleries and artists from all over the world in many different formats.   Before Arcomadrid...
  • by Adela Lovric, 22 Feb 2016
    The future is bright - and you don't have to consult your psychic or read through your daily, weekly, and monthly astrology forecasts to see what we have seen. As per usual, we are giving you a shortcut to all of the good things coming up. Look down and look forward.  WEDNESDAY 24.02 20.00 Artist talk:...
  • by Adela Lovric, 16 Feb 2016
    Some beautiful creatures from the music sphere are to be seen and heard in Berlin in the following days. The list below gets even prettier with a few tickets which we saved for you. Stay alert and we'll see you soon. (Ticket giveaway via facebook.)   20.00 Grimes @ Astra WHY: Unless you lived in complete...
  • by Sarie Nijboer, 12 Feb 2016
    The art scene of Rotterdam has never been so vibrant before. From 11 till 14 February the city is filled with art fairs, exhibition openings and art related events because of Art Rotterdam, Hollands most important fair when it comes to contemporary art. Charl Landvreugd As a previous inhabitant of Rotterdam I...
  • by Maria Santos, 11 Feb 2016
    Bpigs is currently in Madrid, the capital of Spain, of pinchos de tortilla and beautiful, idyllic blue skies straight out from a Windows desktop. We have told you about the city's vibrant cultural scene before and we are going to keep doing it in the near future, since this month we've got a good number...
  • by Adela Lovric, 8 Feb 2016
    Music folks from abroad just left the city and film lovers are already taking their airbnb-ed spots to celebrate the art of the moving image. Besides the most obvious tip for the upcoming week, which is of course Berlinale (and the other, less exposed one worthy of your attention - the Berlin Independent Film...
  • by Kristy Choi, 7 Feb 2016
    Beyoncé, Britney, Rihanna, Björk, Gaga: we all know who they are. The pop idols of today. We expect their perfection but we get twisted pleasure from witnessing human error: Ashlee Simpson lip-syncing on Saturday Night Live, Christina Aguilera flubbing the lyrics to the American national anthem at the...
  • by Adela Lovric, 5 Feb 2016
    Robert Henke is a dear old friend of Berlin and a figure unavoidable in electronic music circles since the 1990s. Alongside his Monolake releases with Gerhard Behles, he is known for the music, performances, and installations he has been creating under his name. His latest projects are mostly audio-visual, making use...
  • by bpigs team, 5 Feb 2016
    The first night of the transmediale 2016 festival was splendidly closed by the architect Liam Young’s live cinema performance, “Hello, City!” – a brilliant take on the possible future of the city. As the curator Daphne Dragona explained, the program researches the power and the politics...
  • by Adela Lovric, 2 Feb 2016
    Looking at the concert list for the next two weeks makes us giggle like little girls. After one more week of CTM events, the month continues festively with great shows day after day. The downside: you might hear us repeating "sold-out" far too often, so if you care to see all these brilliant musicians...

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