Ben Okri, a Man Booker Prize winner and author of 11 novels, came to Berlin this month to headline Berlin’s African Book Festival. We talked with him about his work and delving into the mystery of life through narrative.
In the second installment of our segment on classical music and opera, Leitmotifs, host and opera singer Fredrika Brillembourg is joined by Marsha Ginsberg, a set and costume designer for opera and theater.
Find the File, a new Haus der Kulturen der Welt festival, explores questions related to sound archives and preservation: what do we keep and who gets access? We hear from the festival’s curator, plus musicians Derya Yıldırım and Tellavision.
This year marks the 250th anniversary of the birth of Prussian scientist Alexander von #Humboldt, prompting events in his honor across Berlin. We found out more about how Humboldt’s legacy lives on and why he’s important to study today.
Last Summer, KCRW Berlin Visting Talent Valida visited our studio and brought a couple of friends along. Listen to Valida’s conversations with Jazzanova and Kutmah, as well as exclusive mixes by both, right here.