What's the hot topic of discussion in Berlin, what's the trend on the streets? DW's Berlin columnists bring you a weekly insider's perspective on culture, lifestyle and society in the German capital.
From the cafes and nightclubs to the concert halls and museums, from food and design to parks and sporting events - DW's Berlin columnists looks at what's hot and what's not on the streets in Berlin. Each week native English-speakers, who have lived in the German capital for many years, bring you an insider's perspectives on cultural life and society in one of the world's most vibrant cities.
Berlin is no longer the epicenter of cool, at least according to some recent news reports. But the city is actually home to a thriving and very hip international scene. The musicians model themselves on Paris of the 1960s, but they’re mixing genres in a way that’s entirely new. We go club hopping to check it all out.
Arts.21 examines the latest trend in Cannes - the rise of the biopic. Why are film directors mining real life for their art? We also take a look at a compelling photo series about what soldiers see when they’re learning to take aim, and pay a visit to the restored Bauhaus ensemble in Dessau. To top it all off, we check out Berlin’s thriving jazz scene.