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Life In Berlin: As If, At Home

A diverse group of European artists contemplate current changes on the continent in the exhibition As If, At Home. The group show at BOX Freiraum in Friedrichshain encourages exchange. Three of the artists, Irish born painter Sean Scully, Greek artist Lia Kazakou and Berlin painter Norbert Bisky, share their perspectives.
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A diverse group of European artists contemplate current changes on the continent in the exhibition As If, At Home. The group show at BOX Freiraum in Friedrichshain encourages exchange. Three of the artists, Irish born painter Sean Scully, Greek artist Lia Kazakou and Berlin painter Norbert Bisky, share their perspectives.

On Books: 'Stasiland' By Anna Funder

Jun 30, 2016
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On Books is a new literature review series by NPR Berlin made possible in part by Shakespeare & Sons. This review will air on NPR Berlin 104,1 FM during Morning Edition on Friday, July 1st at 11:49 AM.

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At least 41 people were killed and hundreds were injured in an attack by suicide bombers at Istanbul's International Airport this past Tuesday. Following this major attack we asked people at Hackescher Markt: How safe do you feel in Berlin?

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Yasmine Merei was about to start her master's degree in linguistics in Syria when the revolution began. The ongoing bombing destroyed her hometown Homs and forced her to move to safer areas inside Syria.

NPR Specials: Hamilton - A Story of US

Jun 28, 2016
Joan Marcus

This week on NPR Specials: Hamilton: A Story of US is a one hour Fourth of July holiday special that features the voices of students, the Hamilton cast members, biographer Ron Chernow, the irresistible super hit Hamilton score, and Pulitzer Prize winner Lin-Manuel Miranda.

Life In Berlin: The Future Of Funerals

Jun 27, 2016
Andreas Bargel

This is what most people probably imagine a funeral sounds like: Melancholic organ music reverberating through a cavernous church. But given that 62 percent of Berliners do not officially belong to a church anymore, death and funerals are starting to change.

Three Things To Do This Week

Jun 27, 2016
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A few things to keep in mind this week:

Lily Kelting

The latest action from the controversial group, the Center for Political Beauty, is pure agitprop. It’s not only provocative - it’s also complicated.

Monika Müller-Kroll

So far, the European Championships have been okay for German football fans. Two wins, one draw - and after beating Northern Ireland one to zero, Jogi Löw’s team has met their first challenge: To win their group.

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NPR Berlin Question of the Week: This Thursday, the voters of Great Britain will decide to stay in the European Union or to leave, commonly referred to as “Brexit.” Will Britain actually leave the EU? We asked Berliners on Bergmannstrasse in Kreuzberg what they think:

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NPR Specials: Hamilton - A Story of US

This week on NPR Specials: Hamilton: A Story of US is a one hour Fourth of July holiday special that features the voices of students, the Hamilton cast members, biographer Ron Chernow, the irresistible super hit Hamilton score, and Pulitzer Prize winner Lin-Manuel Miranda.
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Three Things To Do This Week

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On Books is a new literature review series by NPR Berlin made possible in part by Shakespeare & Sons.

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