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Rachid Bouchareb at Berlinale: 'Peace Should Be a Subject Taught in Schools'

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 03.07.2016 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

Pauline Burlet in a still from Road to Istanbul, photo Roger Arpajou Many of the films at this year's Berlinale redefined the meaning of parenthood f...

The 5 Coolest 3D Engagement Rings By Stilnest

Ernesta Redi Neudert | Posted 02.29.2016 | Style
Ernesta Redi Neudert

Stilnest is one of the most unique start ups in Berlin, their talented and multi cultural team is shaping the future of the 3D jewelry industry. Below are some of my favorite 3D printed rings by Stilnest that has taken fashionistas by storm.

Advertising Week Europe Announces European Roadshow To Visit Berlin, Amsterdam, and Stockholm

Advertising Week | Posted 02.23.2016 | Business
Advertising Week

BERLIN SCHOOL OF CREATIVE LEADERSHIP, DUTCH DIGITAL DESIGN, FUTURE FOUNDATION, THE AD CLUB AND THE MARKETING SOCIETY JOIN INAUGURAL ROADSHOW, WITH SPE...

DiEM 25 (A Utopia Against Europe's Dystopia)

Christos Terzides | Posted 02.23.2016 | World
Christos Terzides

He's one of the most controversial figures of 2015, internationally. In just a few weeks, he went from obscure economist known only within his field to household name, in Europe and worldwide, without even trying.

The Berlinale Diaries 2016: Fuocoammare, Hedi and the Winners, Scoring One for Humanity

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 02.22.2016 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

A still from Gianfranco Rosi's Fuocoammare, featuring Samuele Pucillo Every year, at every festival, there is a film that shuts it down for me. I cou...

Berlinale: The Best and Wurst of It

James Marshall Crotty | Posted 02.22.2016 | Entertainment
James Marshall Crotty

The Berlinale is widely considered - along with Venice, Cannes, Sundance and Toronto - among the five most important film festivals on earth.

Race

Dwight Brown | Posted 02.19.2016 | Entertainment
Dwight Brown

"On the track, there is no black and white, just fast and slow. For those 10 seconds you are free," says Jesse Owens (Stephan James) in this moving an...

The Berlinale Diaries 2016: Road to Istanbul, a Chef and His Ants, Michael Moore, Alex Gibney & Truth and Power

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 02.20.2016 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

Michael Moore in Where to Invade Next, photo © Dog Eat Dog Films I'm haunted by an idea that Algerian-French filmmaker Rachid Bouchareb put out ther...

Video Travel Bite: Historic Berlin

Rick Steves | Posted 02.15.2016 | Travel
Rick Steves

From time to time we share a random video clip to fuel your travel dreams. Join us today as we visit Berlin and reflect on the 18th century reign of F...

The Berlinale Diaries 2016: The Maestro, the Enigma, a Saudi Love Story & the Madonna Dancers

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 02.16.2016 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

So far at Berlinale, there have been groundbreaking films, films about love, films about current affairs, movies about the past and some looking to the future. Some push the boundaries of reality, while others really stick our noses into the nitty gritty of surviving.

The Berlinale Diaries 2016: Redefining What Love Is, at the Movies

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 02.15.2016 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

Berlin, so far, has been cathartic for me. I've watched a movie, The Dreamed Ones by Ruth Beckermann, that reinvents the idea of romance and takes it to a cerebral level, thus suggesting the concept that in order to love, we don't have to be next to a person, it's enough to feel them to carry them in our heart.

The Berlinale Diaries 2016: And So It Begins, with a 'Hail, Caesar!'

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 02.13.2016 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

The Coen brothers are always interesting, their cinematic choices bold and featuring hidden messages. Hail, Caesar! is no different; there are so many sub-themes and inside jokes in the film, it would take at least three viewings to get about half of them.

The Wild World Of Helmut Newton, An Artist Who Brought Kink To Fashion (NSFW)

HuffPost Italy | Sara Elkamel | Posted 01.26.2016 | Arts

Francisco Goya's "La Maja Desnuda (The Nude Maja)" introduced the painting world to a provocative image involving a nude woman reclining and unabashed...

Victor Wilde: Paint it Black

Shana Nys Dambrot | Posted 01.25.2016 | Arts
Shana Nys Dambrot

As the founder, art director, and chief designer of The Bohemian Society, Victor Wilde is known for infusing the methods and attitude of visual art into his singular garments.

To Berlin or Not to Berlin

Karl Wilder | Posted 01.22.2016 | Travel
Karl Wilder

I went to Berlin to see if it was a city I could live in, so it was with a critical eye I viewed the city. How did it rate against New York?

Trips Inspired by 2016 Oscars Best Picture Nominees

Joy Pecknold | Posted 01.19.2016 | Travel
Joy Pecknold

Within the four walls of a cinema, films transport moviegoers to far off places, both past and present, real or imagined. To take it a step further, use this year's Academy Awards' nominees for Best Picture as a travel guide, experiencing the locations -- characters in their own right -- firsthand.

The Travel Game: Restaurants to Rooms

Karl Wilder | Posted 01.05.2016 | Travel
Karl Wilder

We all tend to search the internet to find the experiences of others when we travel. But how often can you trust the information you find?

My European Top Ten Moments

Rick Steves | Posted 12.28.2015 | Travel
Rick Steves

I was recently asked about my "top ten magic moments" in Europe. I thought I'd share them with my blog friends.

'Homeland Is Not a Series' Now Showing on Laura Poitras' Field of Vision

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 05.10.2016 | Media
E. Nina Rothe

Homeland Is Not a Series is a quick, interesting, quirky and insightful look at what has come to be known as "The Homeland Incident," showing now on Field of Vision.

Around the World in 228 Pages: 'Air' by Vincent Laforet

Phil Simon | Posted 12.20.2015 | Books
Phil Simon

Those views typically don't last very long, but make no mistake: they are beautiful to experience. And, fortunately, they are now captured in an exciting new book. AIR by Vincent Laforet is a magnificent collection of stunning aerial photos from a panoply of cities: New York, London, Sydney, Miami, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Las Vegas, Berlin and Barcelona.

Pastors Wield Lightsabers In Special 'Star Wars' Church Service

Associated Press | Lee Moran | Posted 12.20.2015 | Weird News

BERLIN (AP) — The force is strong in Berlin. A church in the German capital invited "Star Wars" fans to attend a special service Sunday themed on th...

(R)evolution in Berlin: Brian Tennessee Claflin's Inner Gaze at SomoS

Lisa Paul Streitfeld | Posted 12.17.2015 | Arts
Lisa Paul Streitfeld

Hello...The only word spoken in a five-stage immersion into the inner world of Brian Tennessee Claflin echoes through The Five Senses at SomoS.

You Can Worship 'Star Wars' At This Movie-Themed Church Service

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 12.15.2015 | Weird News

"Star Wars" inspires an almost religious devotion in many fans. And now they have somewhere to officially worship the space opera movie franchise. The...

The Painter That Defined Berlin's Core Identity

MutualArt | Posted 12.10.2015 | Arts
MutualArt

The insights offered by the Berlinische Galerie retrospective of Beckmann demonstrates Berlin's core identity through its most promising and poisonous periods in recent history.

(R)EVOLUTION IN BERLIN: Tanja Seiner's Pet Market

Lisa Paul Streitfeld | Posted 12.08.2015 | Arts
Lisa Paul Streitfeld

Insuring a new connection with animals: Tanja Seiner's PET MARKET attracted crowds when exhibited at Galerie Erstererster on Pappelallee in East Berl...