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Jazz meets chamber music on Gendarmenmarkt

On September 28, members of the Konzerthausorchesters will perform a special chambermusic-meets-jazz concert at the Kleiner Saal in Konzerthaus.

As a warm up, here are some selected recordings from the programme. 49 more words


Bundestagswahl 2017 - We Voted!

With one of Berlin’s newest voters in tow, we headed to the polls today to help elect Germany’s 19th Bundestag. We were divided over the liberal parties and candidates on the ballot, but a much stronger force united us to vote against the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD). 277 more words


Club 'Rules' & Olympus Perspective Playground

This week has been quite busy, I think as people feel more confident in asking others to meet up and explore parts of Berlin. Like I’ve said before, being on a pre-semester language course really does give you a head start in meeting other exchange students and seeing the city before the majority of students return from their summer! 850 more words


Berlin, On The Third Day

After a solid twelve hours of sleep, I awoke with the confidence that jet lag had been avoided. The day before I had seen a guy just down from the Trabi Museum who had set up a table on the corner and was selling old pins and uniform parts from the DDR (East Germany) and USSR (USSR). 634 more words


"We love Genocide": Leftists protest outside AfD post-election celebration

This is a photo of the protest outside the venue for the AfD post-election party in Berlin. Leftists hold up a banner saying:

“We love genocide.

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Prosit!!! Tips for Eating and Drinking in Germany

Ah Germany, home of beer, currywurst, and a history of both joy and extreme shame (as it should be). For the longest time certain members of my or@benton8tor’s family refused to travel to Germany because of the atrocities leading up to and World War II itself. 984 more words