On many textbook maps of the world, the United States and Russia seem to be on opposite sides of the planet. But Berlin-based filmmaker Rick Minnich was always…
The artistry of Janelle Monáe has always been a sight to behold, stretching back to the signature suit donned in the video of her first smash hit single “Many Moons” a decade ago to this year’s concept album, “Dirty Computer.” The artist’s recent appearance at the Red Bull Music Festival in Berlin was no exception.
This year marks the 20th edition of the annual Taschenlampenkonzert, or Flashlight Concert, an immersive, family-friendly performance by Berlin-based band Rumpelstil. The show takes place at Berlin’s Waldbühne this Saturday before premiering in the United States with a performance at the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles as part of Deutschlandjahr.
Berlin’s favorite storytelling show, The Bear, opens its fourth season of true, personal stories in German and English with their open stage event “Cherished: stories of gratitude.” Eight randomly chosen Berliners will take the stage with their own seven minute stories about the people, places, and things they didn’t appreciate until they were gone. Without notes, without reading – Storytellers explore the evening’s topic, sometimes in the most unusual ways.