Culture

Berlin’s best summer events 2018

The best summer events of the year, as judged and rated by an expert (me).
8 Jun ’18 by Sara Events, Guides

The 2018 Berlinale guide for dummies

The Berlinale 2018 guide for everyone who's confused about the horrible program design and ticket system.
12 Feb ’18 by Sara Events, Guides

Requiem For TXL: The iconic architecture and legacy of Berlin airport Tegel

A brief investigation of Tegel's popularity.
1 Feb ’18 by Sara Architecture

What to do when it’s winter in Berlin (2018)

Yes, it's still cold in Berlin. Here are a few ideas to warm you up.
5 Jan ’18 by Sara Guides

FRIES & FROZÉ

How Tropez brought summer back to Berlin
30 Aug ’17 by Sara Community, Food, Places

The real best blogs of Berlin

Spoiler: FINDINGBERLIN is the best blog of all times. Of ALL times!
13 Jul ’17 by Sara Community, Other

Art, architecture and science at the Tieranatomisches Theater

The Veterinary School’s Anatomical Theatre is the oldest educational building in Berlin and currently used as an interdisciplinary space for art and sciences.
5 Jul ’17 by Sara Architecture, Events

4 BLOCKS, finally a good reason to learn German (and Arabic)

4 BLOCKS is a drama crime series about an Arabic drug mafia based in Neukölln. Finally you can put your B-level German to good use.
2 Jun ’17 by Sara Making Berlin, Street Life

The artistic reflection on our contemporary surveillance society

The exhibition Watched! Surveillance Art & Photography examines the complexities of modern surveillance with a focus on photography and visual media.
26 Mar ’17 by Sara Other

Neuköllns former brewery is now the KINDL Center for Contemporary Art

The former KINDL brewery in Neukölln was transformed into a new center of contemporary art. Why they didn't make it into a straight-up hardcore Techno club, I'll never know.
7 Mar ’17 by Sara Architecture, Places

[Interview] What does graffiti & street artist SOZI36 want from Kreuzberg?

Sozi36 likes to decorate mattresses and rubbish on the streets of Kreuzberg with his political messages and provocative jokes. I tried to find out more about his intentions.
27 Jan ’17 by Sara Community, Street Life

Feeling safe in Berlin: KREUZBERG IS MY CASTLE!

After the terrorist attack and the release of vicious crimes in the U-Bahn caught on video, people are talking (again) about the safety of Germany and Berlin in particular. Do we need more local video surveillance? More policing? Politics seem to agree. And I only have some loose thoughts about it.
4 Jan ’17 by Sara Other, Street Life

Traveling through time, space and cultures at the Jewish Museum Berlin

As everyone already knows: I am not a big fan of museums. I like to immerse myself in history, but not necessarily by seeing old items in glass vitrines. That being said, the Jewish Museum is much more than just a display of historical artifacts: it's a highly sensual experience of history in context of art.
27 Dec ’16 by Sara Architecture, Places

London: The Future Sound of Berlin

A few thoughts about London and Berlin.
4 Nov ’16 by Sara Travel