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August 2016

  • by Adela Lovric, 31 Aug 2016
    Formerly mainly industrial surrounding of Weissensee on the border of Prenzlauer Berg emerged in recent years as an appealing area for artists and craftsmen. The abandoned factories have been turned into studios and workshops, with lots of free space in-between and no rules that normally apply among the residential...
  • by Marlene Ronstedt, 30 Aug 2016
    Last week the internet celebrated its 25th birthday. But apparently 25 years weren’t enough for most of us to get a hang on how the internet’s algorithms are working. Sure we’ve heard of programming languages, but it is still an intellectual minority which is able to speak python, ruby, c, or java....
  • by Adela Lovric, 30 Aug 2016
    Berlin is spoiling us again with three festivals running parallel; this time spiked with some kiez drama which makes it all the more interesting. Besides the festival craze, we have the 20th  edition of Polymorphism coming up with Diagonal Records celebrating their 5th...
  • by Adela Lovric, 23 Aug 2016
    End of August is for most of us the very last chance to collect #vacay snaps. It's time to get back to reality and checking the summer resolutions off the list. It is also the most exciting time to be part of the Berlin art scene, as the Project Space Festival presents its final...
  • by Adela Lovric, 16 Aug 2016
    Left on the to-do list for the month are Berlin Atonal festival and a few more gems we wouldn't want you to miss. Check out our itinerary below, and try your luck with our ticket giveaway.  TUESDAY 16.08 20.30 Devon Welsh + Broshuda @ Donau115 WHY: Shameless/Limitless brings Devon Welsh (formerly of...
  • by Marlene Ronstedt, 11 Aug 2016
    “Where technology and nature was traditionally seen as opposed, they now appear to merge or even trade places. We must no longer see ourselves as the anti-natural species that merely threatens and eliminates nature, but rather as catalysts of evolution. - we must learn to think transversally.” - Eric...
  • by Adela Lovric, 9 Aug 2016
    Dive deeper into the independent art scene of Berlin - the Project Space Festival rolls into its second week with the space-per-day tempo, and brings even greater variety of events into the mix. Apart from the official festival participants, keep one eye open for the equally interesting things on the side; or simply...
  • by Marlene Ronstedt, 4 Aug 2016
    Today the Funktion-One sound system isn’t pumping techno but avant-garde jazz and conceptual classical music. People are standing still, their eyes are closed, the focus seems to be solely on the sonic experience. A L'larme Festival! started with a powerful solo performance by the violinist Sarah Neufeld....
  • by Adela Lovric, 2 Aug 2016
    By the lake and/or down by the river is where you should be spending your sunny weekends; or if you are more of a club creature, check out our favorites for the best gigs. And stay tuned - we love surprising you with goodies!   THURSDAY 04.08 20.00 Caterina Barbieri / Adam Asnan / Carlo Maria  @ West...
  • by Marlene Ronstedt, 1 Aug 2016
    The Canadian violinist Sarah Neufeld is probably best known for being a member of the indie rock band Arcade Fire. But she has also produced two solo albums, and owns several yoga studios in New York. Last week we spoke with her at A L'arme Festival about self-discipline and creativity, yoga and meditation, and of...

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