Author: Jake Witlen (Berlin, Germany)

First Person: A New English Theatre of Berlin (Berlin, Germany)

A bomb goes off, a telephone rings in the darkness, the lights flicker, and a thin tract of stage slowly reveals the actors standing dreamily at a hotel’s front desk. But this is no ordinary stage, and it is no ordinary theatre. The world of Hotel Methuselah is a reflection, a refraction, and a hinting at a world that lives somewhere between theatre and film. The stage is a narrow 6-meter lo...

In Performance: Dancers @ Banhoff Zoo (Berlin, Germany)

X-Choreografen 22. + 23. + 24., August 2012, 19:00 – 23:00 h Treffpunkt: Maison de France, Kurfürstendamm 211, 10719 Berlin Berlin is changing. (insert cry of distress) With construction fences cropping up around the last bombed-out lots, hordes of EasyJetsetters crowding the streets, and GEMA fees threatening to flush out our favourite off-the-grid hangouts, the city’s rough and sexy reputa...

In Performance: Reading Of The Graphic Novel, Berlin — Geteilte Stadt (Berlin)

  (English)Today isn’t just any ordinary Monday—it’s also the 51st anniversary of the construction of the Berlin Wall. To mark the sombre occasion, Mitte’s newest bookstore (that’s “not just a bookstore”), ocelot, has invited the author-illustrators of “Berlin — Geteilte Stadt” for a presentation and reading. The newly published documentary grap...

In Performance: Piano Battle at Sophiensaele (Berlin)

Piano Battle Andreas Kern Vs. Paul Cibis AUGUST 11 2012 20:00 UHR Ort Festaal TICKETS The next time you deign to think yourself cooler than the next person, think again. Our world runs on the brainpower and talent of the classically uncool. While we’re sleeping off our hangovers, brigades of unappreciated geeky folk are busily honing skills the cooler kids don’t know the first thing ab...