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Lighting in a Bottle 2016

Kyriaki Chonacas | Posted 04.28.2016 | Arts
Kyriaki Chonacas

What's everyone going to do now that Coachella is over and we are desperately four long months away from Burning Man? Make a trip or two to Europe? ...

I Spent Three Months Teaching Young Refugees. Here's What I Learned

Jonas Regen | Posted 04.26.2016 | World
Jonas Regen

I expected to teach frightened and disturbed children, who would look at me with sad, lost eyes. But my expectations were clearly off-base.

7 Reasons Why You Should Go on a Day Trip From Berlin to Dresden, Germany

Kach Medina Umandap | Posted 04.20.2016 | Travel
Kach Medina Umandap

I hadn't heard much about the city prior to my visit so was amazed on arrival in the old historic centre, built in the 1800s from stone after a huge fire destroyed the city. It was later further damaged during World War 2 and I was intrigued to see the mix of old and new throughout, with many additions and repairs made in the 70s.

The Marrakech Biennale Brings Street Art To Morocco

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 04.13.2016 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

As a parallel project to the 6th Marrakech Biennale, an 11-artist program called MB6 Street Art is bringing a series of murals scattered through the fortified 954-year old city upon second floor rooftops, larger multi-story walls abutting busy parking lots and a couple of elongated one story pieces in the narrow souk alleys that make this city magic and easy to get lost in.

Post LAFW16

Kyriaki Chonacas | Posted 04.05.2016 | Entertainment
Kyriaki Chonacas

LA Fashion Week IS it's own thing... is that a thing? It very much is in LA. A big congratulations to Landra Dulin & Carlos Torres who successfull...

Follow the Protagonist: Trans Woman and Visual Artist J. Jackie Baier on Committed Collaborations

Eliza Steinbock | Posted 03.30.2016 | Queer Voices
Eliza Steinbock

Jackie says, "Follow the protagonist, always." That is her method. This is not portraiture that rehabilitates the outsider, conferring dignity. Her practice explores the possibilities for capturing individuation on the brink of dissolve.

Hotel Dallas: The Power of Cinema Blended with the Humor of Art

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 03.19.2016 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

When I first watched Sherng-Lee Huang's and Livia Ungur's fantastical film Hotel Dallas, I was reminded of that Salvator Dalí and Walt Disney collaboration Destino.

Suspected Car Bomb Kills Driver In Central Berlin

Reuters | Chloe Angyal | Posted 03.15.2016 | World

BERLIN, March 15 (Reuters) - German police said there was no indication of a "terrorist" link to a car explosion in central Berlin which killed the dr...

Kirsten Dunst Frumps it Down for Midnight Special Yet Remains a Superstar

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 03.15.2016 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

Jaeden Lieberher and Kirsten Dunst in a scene from Jeff Nichols' Midnight Special Apart from being a striking style icon, Kirsten Dunst is also a dam...

Actor Michael Shannon Redefines Fatherhood, Good & Evil in Midnight Special

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 03.13.2016 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

Ladies, get a hold of some waterproof mascara, 'cause you'll need it! In Jeff Nichols' Midnight Special, actor Michael Shannon gives everyone a daddy...


Lisa Paul Streitfeld | Posted 03.09.2016 | Arts
Lisa Paul Streitfeld

(Poster image c. The Jewish Museum Berlin). The Jewish Museum Berlin has a hit in its stunning design of a long-awaited Boris Lurie retrospective ma...

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


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.


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.