It’s early morning as I walk into my hospital room ominously flanked by a graveyard. The nurse immediately greets me by rifling through my bag to make sure I haven’t brought any food in. That’s not unusual for this kind of medical trial. They’re just trying to standardize our food. But it’s still a little unnerving.
A perennial NPR favorite, Hanukkah Lights features all new Hanukkah stories. written by R.L. Maizes, Lia Pripstein, Elisa Albert, and Ellen Orleans. Read by hosts Susan Stamberg and Murray Horwitz. Hanukkah Lights will air on NPR Berlin this Saturday, December 10th at 19:00 and on Monday, December 12th at 08:00.
What's Happening This Week
Puccini's Toaster presents pop-up opera (get it?) at the former silent movie house, Delphi. This weekend, December 10th and 11th, they'll present Puccini's La Boheme. That's at Gustav-Adolph Straße 2. Art book lovers and those hunting for the perfect gift might swing by Friends with Books, one of Europe's leading art book festivals. The action takes place Saturday and Sunday from 11 to 7 PM at the Hamburger Bahnhof Museum for Contemporary Art. The electronic music industry remains a bit of a...