A report from the Statistical Office for Berlin-Brandenburg found an increase in the number of Berlin apartments in 2018, and an SPD politician was appointed as the new justice minister. Find out more in your KCRW Berlin News Brief.
This week in politics: A controversial new copyright directive is approved by the EU and #FridaysForFuture leader Greta Thunberg joins the Berlin rally. We found out more from Deutschlandfunk Kultur’s Nana Brink.
Tele-Visions, an installation on the history avant-garde music on TV, premiered this week as part of the Berliner Festspiele festival MaerzMusik. We talked to curator Anke Charton to learn more about the project.
Can artificial intelligence work to preserve human dignity in Europe? We talked to Tyson Barker, program director of the Aspen Institute, to get his take ahead of the institute’s AI conference this week.
hear now berlin is challenging how audiences experience classical chamber music through unique instrumentation and genre-blending performances. We talked to three of the group’s members about making music more accessible for all listeners.
To celebrate the 70th anniversary of Germany’s Basic Law, the nonprofit organization “Gesicht Zeigen” launched a social media campaign #zeigtgesicht celebrating freedom and equality within the law itself. We found out more.
For the 100th anniversary of the Bauhaus school, Haus der Kulturen der Welt is presenting the “bauhaus imaginista” exhibition. We caught up with the co-curator to find out more about how one art school influenced the world.
Like many other British citizens in Berlin, Radio Spätkauf co-host Maisie Hitchcock is seeking EU citizenship ahead of this month’s Brexit. We chatted with Hitchcock about her experience navigating the process.
On Sunday, March 17, in the wake of recent mosque shootings, New Zealanders in Berlin gathered to show solidarity with Muslim communities back home and across the world. We spoke to some of the organizers and attendees to find out more.
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.