Ladies and gents, our last 2014 tips! Before we start revising the year and its best and worst moments, we still have to do some gift shopping and event hopping. For those who are in Berlin for the holidays, there are still plenty of Christmas markets and parties to attend. Wherever you choose to go, make sure to spend some time with your favorite people and appreciate the holiday atmosphere.
18.00 Evans, Kiessling, Loytved, Pattison, Pischel, Rücker @ Helga Maria Klosterfelde Edition
WHY: Six times six is the formula for the new group show at Helga Maria Klosterfelde Edition: six new editions by six artists. Join the opening night and check out new works by Cécile B. Evans, Felix Kiessling, Axel Loytved, Yuri Pattison, Albrecht Pischel and Rosa Rücker.
Helga Maria Klosterfelde Edition / Potsdamer Str. 97, 10785 Berlin, U Kurfürstenstr. / free entry / more info
19.00 Surface and Superficiality, Part 4: The "Skopje 2014" Project and the Ideology of Urban Renewal @ Gitte Bohr
WHY: As a part of the ongoing series "Surface and Superficiality", Gitte Bohr looks at the cityscape as a surface. Macedonian artist Ivana Sidzimovska presents her project on the "Skopje 2014" urban renewal of the Macedonian capital, investigating the ideology and power structures behind the neo-classical facades and under the grandiose new historizising design of the city.
Gitte Bohr / Skalitzer Str. 133, 10999 Berlin, U Kottbusser Tor / free entry / more info
17.00 Kunst Späti - Affordable Art Market @ tête
WHY: The project space tête presents now for the third time Kunst Späti - Affordable Art Market. About twenty artists will be there selling their works for affordable prices. Go grab a bargain before it is all gone, and enjoy the lovely get-together with music, soup, cake and hot toddies.
Tête / Schönhauser Allee 161a, 10435 Berlin, U Senefelder Platz / free entry / more info
19.00 Œ Magazine Issue 7: Release Event @ Leipziger Str.60
WHY: The launch of Œ Magazine Issue 7: Attr/action is bringing you another season of inspiring editorials that showcase the love and labour of German designers, photographers, stylists, and hair & make-up artists. Celebrate with the Œ team at the release party with good music and goodlooking people.
Leipziger Str. 60, 10117 Berlin, U Stadtmitte / €1 / more info
23.59 Videoart at Midnight #60: Assaf Etiel aka Safy Sniper @ Babylon
WHY: Assaf Etiel aka Safy Sniper is an integral part of Berlin's club scene. If you do not know and like him for the Berlin-related stories, you might become a fan knowing that he is touring with the band The Fall as their visuals guy. It is said to be a kind of Christmas concert at Babylon, and we can already tell that the 60th edition of Videoart at Midnight is going to be among the memorable ones.
Babylon / Rosa-Luxemburg-Str. 30, 10178 Berlin, U Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz / free entry / more info
19.00 Windows 95 - Works From the Collection @ Leipziger Str. 60
WHY: A new group exhibition by Johann König, Berlin features works by Florian Auer, Darren Bader, Antoine Catala, Simon Denny, Yngve Holen, David Horvitz, George Henry Longly, Katja Novitskova and others. Join the special opening night, pre-Christmas drinks and an afterparty at Leipziger Str. 60.
Leipziger Str. 60, 10117 Berlin, U Stadtmitte / free entry / more info
13.00 Bazar Bizarre: Fleamarket! Craftsmarket! DIY Market! Christmas Countdown! @ ZK/U Zentrum für Kunst und Urbanistik
WHY: Christmas is troubling? ZK/U says: no longer this is the case - solve all your problems at Bazar Bizarre Christmas Market! Instead of forcing another useless present onto your relatives, take existing goods and put them back to life at ZK/U. Buy, sell, pack, repair, participate in blind present exchange, and of course don't expect to avoid Glühwein, drinks of all sorts, waffles, soups, live music and further unsurprising surprises. You can also reserve a stand until 17.12.
ZK/U Zentrum für Kunst und Urbanistik / Siemensstrasse 27, 10551 Berlin, S Beusselstrasse / free entry / more info
20.00 Swinging Silvesterball @ Ehemaliges Stummfilmkino Delphi Berlin
WHY: We will get back to the NYE topic, but for now, let us just remind you that the last minute to get the tickets for the best parties is soon. This year Delphi offers one of those magical kind of events, in the beautiful elegant atmosphere of the former silent film theater. Live jazz & swing, burlesque & cabaret, showgirls, tarot, absinthe and all that roaring twenties allure make it an irresistible offer.
Ehemaliges Stummfilmkino Delphi Berlin / Gustav-Adolf-Straße 2, 13086 Berlin / €35 - €12 after 01h / more info